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 …

Young Echo is a 11-strong collective of talented producers, vocalists and sonic provocateurs that are not afraid to push boundaries. Their innovative sound incorporates elements of dub, bass, drone, grime, noise and techno and for the past few years they have been making big waves in the underground music scene with releases on an impressive …

Multi-venue multi-genre festival Simple Things returns to Bristol this October, showcasing an extremely diverse lineup across ten stages scattered around the city centre. Kicking off early afternoon, live music of all shapes and sizes will run until sunrise the following morning Kicking off early afternoon, live music of all shapes and sizes will run until …

We’ve teamed up with Simple Things Festival to offer you the chance to win 4 x tickets to this year’s event on Saturday 21 October. The multi-venue multi-genre festival will be showcasing an extremely diverse lineup across ten stages scattered around the city centre. Kicking off early afternoon, live music of all shapes and sizes will …

This weekend some of Bristol’s finest talent will be heading to the stunning surrounds of Exmoor National Park for a fun-filled few days at Samphire Festival. Curated by an inspirational pair of music lovers from Keynsham, Samphire – only entering its second year – won ‘Best Small Festival’ (NOEA Awards) after its debut event in 2016. …

In case you haven’t noticed, the entire underground music community in Bristol has been rallying around SWU.FM (South West Underground) in support of their massive fundraiser at Motion this Easter Sunday. It’s a party worth going to by any stretch, but supporters are drumming up a sense of duty owed by enjoyers of Bristol’s underground to cough …

// Read our in-depth interview with Young Echo // Young Echo is the signature of an 11-strong collective of producers, vocalists and poets based in and around Bristol. Its members, including Kahn and Neek, and Peng Sound label owner Ossia, are all independently making waves on the underground with releases between them on Deep Medi, …

// Watch the Nitelife mini documentary Young Echo: DIY Bristol // Young Echo is the signature of an 11-strong collective of producers, vocalists and poets based in and around Bristol. Its members, including Kahn and Neek, and Peng Sound label owner Ossia, are all independently making waves on the underground with releases between them on Deep …