The undisputed calendar event of the year for sound system heads is back with their fourth installment and it’s got our hairs on end already.  A chance meeting on the Eurostar a few years ago between Deep Medi boss Mala and Dubkasm’s DJ Stryda sparked a beautiful meeting of minds that has resulted in Bristol’s …

Teachings in Dub x Deep Medi: The Weekender returns this November for a fourth installment, with some of the most important artists in the worlds of reggae and dubstep. They’ve just announced a huge two-night lineup for this year’s event, including Compa, Jack Sparrow, Tippa Irie, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Kahn, Kaiju and many more – …

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 …

Tokyo World have just announced – without a doubt – their biggest lineup to date for this year’s festival on 22 and 23 September.  The festival has been closing our summers for the past five years, growing bigger and better every year. Last year saw Tokyo World expand from one day to a full weekend …

Boom Sound have invited the full Mungo’s Hi Fi soundsystem and crew to mash up the dance at Trinity Centre this weekend, alongside special guest Manudigital and some of the Boom Sound crew, including Gardna, Kreed, Parly B and more. To get us nicely warmed up for the party, Boom Sound put together a Nitelife …

It’s around 5pm on 23 September and we are deep within Tokyo World’s Vulkano stage at Bristol’s Eastville Park. As we look up, past the elaborate stage and into the perfect blue sky, DJ Die shouts out to ‘the last bit of sunshine we will see this year…’ It wasn’t just because we were bloody lucky …

Since 2011, Fred Perry Subculture has been exploring British subculture, inviting groundbreaking artists like King Krule and Clean Bandits! to play at The Garage in London. For their first Bristol outing, Fred Perry Subculture invites two innovators of the local soundsystem scene – Eva Lazarus and Gardna – to perform a live and intimate in-store …

// READ OUR INTERVIEW WITH MUNGO’S HI FI // A gargantuan, travelling fiesta bubbling with carnival energy and party vibes, Fiesta Bombarda took over Bristol’s finest floating venue Thekla, on Friday night. A sold-out show fronted by explosive reggae-dancehall legends Mungo’s Hi Fi, sound-creator Prince Fatty and bad-boy wordsmith Gardna, the party rocked the boat …

After a sell-out Halloween carnival, Fiesta Bombarda returns to Thekla, once again turning the party boat into a floating tropical paradise, this time with the heavy hitting reggae masters Mungo’s Hi Fi, along with Prince Fatty, Bristol’s Gardna and Red Eye Hi Fi. Read our interview with Mungo’s Hi Fi for more about what you can expect …

A well-seasoned name upon the British dancehall scene, Mungo’s Hi Fi’s music conjures images of blistering beaches wild Caribbean carnival parties on the white sands of Jamaica. However, the Glasgow-based collective have been making mad sounds around the UK and in Bristol since the turn of the millennium, gathering momentum and a diehard fan base. …