No Violet have an itch. For five years they’ve been gurgling, stomping and shrieking their fuzzy alt-rock grunge around Bristol; now their four track debut EP Faces, finished back in January, is a honed capsule of their sound, teetering on the verge of release. Bassist Kerry explains: ‘We wanted to take our time over it …

One of Bristol’s most exciting alt-rock outfits No Violet are gearing up to release the second single from their debut EP Faces (dropping in full on 14 September), and we’ve been granted an exclusive first-listen before it’s released on Bristol’s Leisure Records tomorrow. Drenched in grunge, No Violet deliver a sort of understated epicness that’s …

Before arriving at the Crofters Rights in Stokes Croft last December, my expectations of Sleeptalking were very high. It’s hard to find a single bad word written about them, and they appear to be making enough waves for Michael Eavis to have personally invited them to play at Glastonbury 2017. Words like eccentric and flamboyant …

To celebrate this New Year’s Eve, Hy-Brasil is putting on a party that Nitelife cannot wait to be part of, alongside some of Bristol’s best music platforms, agencies, promoters and artists, including Electric Harmony, BBC Introducing in the West, The Bristol Music Show, Tap The Feed, 1% of One, Leisure Records, Word On The Street. We …

Bristol band Sleeptalking have earned quite a reputation for their incredible live performances and legitimately thrilling stage theatrics. In fact, their distinct stage presence and modern twist on grunge and glam rock found them a fan in Michael Eavis, who after seeing them live once invited them to perform at this year’s Glastonbury. Nitelife are …