Growing up in relative isolation in the woodlands of Os, Norway; singer and producer Aurora Aksnes weaves an ethereal yet battle-ready brand of dreamy pop music that is connecting with a growing fanbase across the globe.  If on the surface her subject matter conjures Nordic fairytale-style images of wolves, moonlight and flowing rivers; it’s her …

How best to explain Planet Fun. To begin, for nearly two years these event organisers have been throwing parties in London and Bristol with some of the most interesting, experimental, and off-kilter electronic and pop artists around, with bills supporting the likes of GFOTY, Kane West, SPINEE, and Hannah Diamond.  their tongue-in-cheek future-aesthetic lines up …

It’s been a long time since pop was a dirty word, with cool girls Lana Del Rey, MØ and Tirzah leading the revolution. Harvey Causon is one of the biggest names to come out of Bristol in the last year with his R&B-inflected blend of introspective pop and electronica; and the next name likely to …

North-London based, estrogen-pop band Girl Ray are returning to Bristol this April for a memorable show, following the release of their debut LP Earl Grey via Moshi Moshi Records. Taking influence from bands like The Beatles, Pixies and The Beach Boys, the trio will be stopping into Thekla to deliver their deep, introspective sound filled with …

Combining playful 70s garage rock with a postmodern sense of humour, Pillow Queens have come a long way since first forming the band on a basketball court in a park in Dublin. The DIY band released their first EP Calm Girls in 2016 and have gone on to conquer the masses with their infectious hooks …

The Danish pop star with punk roots, Karen Marie Ørsted is better known by her stage name MØ. She is part of a generation of artists including Grimes and Lana Del Rey, who are legitimately making pop music cool again. MØ released her brilliant debut album, No Mythologies to Follow in 2014. It features the …

Sonic adventurers and psychedelic art pop quartet Django Django are touring their hotly anticipated third album Marble Skies and will be stopping in to Bristol’s SWX this March for a jaw-dropping performance not to be missed. Blending countless genres into one dense, electrifying sound, Django Django flirt with an impressive array of influences ranging from …

Making music that dives into the unknown, Rae Morris’ sound is both unique and innovative. Rae will be stopping off at Bristol’s Marble Factory this March to perform music from her latest pop-charged album Someone Out There. Her electro-pop synths, beatful basslines and skilful drum patterns will no doubt make for a memorable evening, and …

Bristol’s longest running club night The Big Cheese will be delivering a big fat chunk of cheesy anthems for your guilty pleasure at The Lanes, so dig out those dancing shoes and get yourself down for some non-stop cheesy pop. Expect to bust a groove to sounds from the likes of Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, …

Formed of members from Palestine, Syria and Jordan, 47Soul is a London-based group renowned for inventing their own genre Shamstep, which fuses electronic hip hop, pop lyrics in English and Arabic, electronic invention and reggae. Formed of members from Palestine, Syria and Jordan, 47Soul is a London-based group renowned for inventing their own genre Shamstep …