It’s that time of year again, the famous Stokes Croft engulfing street party will be having its final hurrah in this location before moving to a new one next year after 11 years of good times, and it will be taking over 11 of your favourite venues with huge amounts of local talent to offer …

Known collectively as Bandulu Gang; Kahn, Neek, Boofy and Hi5ghost have played a huge part in building an important hub for instrumental UK grime in Bristol.   As well as releasing between them on key labels like Deep Medi and Innamind, and operating under a number of aliases, including Young Echo, Wu Yen, O$VMV$M and …

Three disappointing summers have passed with a carnival-shaped hole in our hearts, but finally, St Pauls Carnival returns this Saturday in line with the carnival’s 50th anniversary.  The important celebration of Bristol’s African and Caribbean heritage has been a vital source of inspiration for much of the city’s culture and musical output over the past …

Bengal Sound has been quietly scaling the underground dance music world in the past year, with two tracks on Lemzley Dale’s Pearly Whites’ Vol. 2 compilation in September last year, followed up swiftly with his brilliant Wushu Hand Ep, cut to wax on Zha’s much respected White Peach Records in November.  Even more heads turned …

Wednesday // Saffron Records 101 Masterclass: Booking Agents & Show Promoters, Rough Trade Records Female-championing Bristol label Saffron Records will be hosting a series of 101 Masterclasses at Rough Trade this March, as they continue to show support for Bristol’s up-and-coming female artists. This time round, their 101 masterclass will be hosted by two of …