Nitelife is delighted to have the honour of premiering the brand new 3-track EP from Bristol’s art-rockers Poisonous Birds. Consisting of multi-instrumentalist Tom Ridley and percussionist Finn Mclean, former bandmates of tech-metal and rock 5-piece Chronographs, Poisonous Birds’ sound is both unique and innovative. Crafting incredibly cinematic, electronic-driven music with moments of exceptional beauty, the …

Old Market’s hidden gem To the Moon is launching their new, weekly clubnight this Friday. One Soul, a strictly-vinyl affair, will provide a grooving haven where you can move those feet and feed your soul with nothing but the best in danceable soul music. Different DJs will play weekly, delivering tunes across a range of …

Bristol-based bassline, speed garage and hard house DJ A-Bee is becoming a very familiar face on the circuit. The 24hr Garage Girls resident, rinse FM regular and Marcus Nasty favourite (calling her ‘exceptional’) has been steadily making a name for herself with a mixture of headline sets and support slots at major capacity events. A-Bee’s sets pay homage …

Bristol indie label Donut Records have given us an exclusive first listen to their new 19-track compilation Enter the Void Vol. 2 – released on 24 December. Headed up by funk-infused heavy rockers Three Kings High, Donut Records have scoured the globe for their favourite new sounds across the rock and indie spectrums, from Atlanta …

Homegrown talent Darren C has been making quite a name for himself on the dance music scene lately, from infectious groove-ridden releases that have garnered strong support in the tech house and techno charts, to residencies here in Bristol, the DJ/producer is on many radars. He will be joining his not-so-secret weapon Terry Bird at …

South West singer songwriter Molly-Anne has launched a new fan-fuelled crowdfunder to help make her debut EP a reality. She’s given Nitelife an exclusive demo of her track Young Fever, which will make up one of the tracks on the EP if she can reach her funding target by mid-December. Working with Rocketfuel, a crowfunding …

Bristol’s Boom Sound is an artist-run label on the brink – if not past it – of huge things. As well as a major push in terms of releases, they’ve also brought us some of our favourite parties and festival takeovers of the year. They’re currently in the midst of a five-date tour of their …

As well as hosting regular live streams with Noods Radio showcasing some serious underground talent, local party throwers Psychotherapy Sessions (known affectionately as PTS) have become firm favourites on the Bristol live scene, bringing us the likes of OH91, Parris and Gage over the past year. PTS have also proven themselves a pretty sociable bunch, …

Bristol collective Mi Casa Su Casa celebrate their 2nd birthday next Friday at Old Crown Court. Dedicated to creating good-time, unpretentious spaces for everyone and anyone to enjoy good quality house and techno, the last two years have seen them quietly gain a reputation for a solidly good night. Helping them ring in their second …

Bristol-based medicine student and Five10 resident Kendall takes the reigns for the fourth instalment of our Funked Up Summer series from the Bristol disco collective. One of the most eclectic DJs in the crew, Kendall plays a broad spectrum of tunes but with a deep disco vibe. You will usually see him playing B2B with …