After tearing up the Motion complex for three years running, Sequences are back for 2019 with a new central Bristol location. They are promising the biggest year in Sequences history and they’re off to a flying start, today announcing DJ EZ as their first headliner. The original garage superstar never fails to sell out a …

A key figure in the bass house movement of the past few years, Holy Goof brings his brand new Globes tour to Motion this month in partnership with The Blast, where Holy Goof will be playing alongside a lineup of friends and special guests. The tour is in support of Holy Goof’s recently announced compilation …

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 …

Last month, Bristol’s Sequences Festival announced their, frankly ridiculous, 2018 lineup. Teaming up with Critical Sound, Deep Medi and Bandulu, The Blast are delivering an all-day lineup this July at Motion across three areas, powered by Mungo’s HiFi soundsystem, Void and Dirt Sound. Major names on the bill include Noisia, Mist, Mala and Kahn & …

The sun has finally shown itself and so has our summer festival hankering. Right on cue, one of our favourite all-day parties has released their first wave lineup announcement. Returning to Motion’s back yard this July for a third year running, Sequences Festival is the brain child of Bristol bass heads The Blast. They’ve hooked …

Last month, alongside Hospitality DnB, The Blast and Dazed, we launched a competition to uncover a fresh DJ talent, with the chance to win a place on one of the biggest bass music lineups of the year: Shockout Festival. The new one-dayer from bassweight dream team The Blast and Hospitality DnB will see titans like …

In association with Hospitality DnB, The Blast and Dazed, we launched a competition last month to find the final addition to the Shockout Festival lineup. Taking over Bath and West Showground on 24 February, Shockout has rounded up some of the biggest names in bass, including SASASAS, High Contrast, The Prototypes, Shy FX, J Hus, Hype …

Reggae legend and MBE-awarded DJ David Rodigan returns to Motion this Friday, as The Blast presents his 40th anniversary tour. Celebrating forty incredible years in the business as both a broadcaster and a DJ, David will treat us to a very special extended 2-hour DJ set that will showcase decades of Reggae music, highlighting what …

Many of us will have been first introduced to Koast through his prolific MC career. Having hosted some of the biggest nights of Bristol’s dubstep golden era, including Subloaded and HENCH, he was also part of rap and dubstep collective Central Spillz, who scored a Ninja Tune release in 2012 with US dubstep producer Starkey. …

In true Christmas spirit, three key players on the Bristol underground music scene have joined forces to release an album with the sole purpose of raising money for charity through their shared love of music. Providing a platform for the vast amount of great music emerging from the city’s underground, radio station SWU.FM have collaborated …