With Rave on Avon and Love Saves the Day now in clear sight, the beginning of Bristol festival season is officially here – which means it’s time to stock up on some of those fresh wavy garms our city of urban revellers are known for embracing. Luckily, unisex 80s & 90s streetwear and leisurewear specialists …

Roots Factory have curated an hour long sun-soaked reggae mix for Nitelife, right on cue for the start of summer. Selector collective and record label Roots Factory is helmed by Kamaha (aka Frankie Dread) and Brigadier JC, who have been pushing the roots scene for the past decade. Producer and label manager Brigadier JC originally …

Bristol producer of the moment Kreed first caught our attention last summer when his track Sunday – with Bristol dubwise MC Gardna (pictured, right) – exploded onto our speakers. Last month they dropped the full Gardna x Kreed EP which features Sunday, as well as three fresh new tracks, including My Show featuring Eva Lazarus, Inja …

Love Saves the Day returns to Eastville Park on 27-28 May with another heady lineup – including Little Dragon, Mura Masa, Nao, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Kate Tempest, Kano, My Nu Leng and Jamie Jones – as well as a brand new stage to explore, The Lost Garden. We’ve got 4 x weekend tickets to give …

Bristol drum and bass head RUN are taking over the 360 degree, fire-spewing Arcadia Afterburner stage at this year’s Love Saves Sunday, bringing the out-and-out best names in the game with them: Hype, Hazard, Friction, Dimension, Stokka, and the godfather of jungle, Randall who’ll be going B2B with 4hero. They’ve also recruited some fresh talent …

The South West’s favourite electronic festival Love Saves the Day delighted fans with the announcement of a whole new stage at this year’s festival. The Lost Garden will be home to two of Bristol’s party collectives, with Bitch, Please! taking the Saturday shift (Artwork, Cinthie, Jessie Perez) and on Sunday, the reigns being given to Who Cares. …

Since the release of their second EP Seeds in Sand last year, live electro outfit Elder Island have shot to the top of several ones-to-watch lists and were recently invited to play at the talent-unearthing institution Sofar Sounds, which took place in Bristol last month, and who have previously caught the likes of James Bay, …