We’ve teamed up with NASS once again to scout out a DJ talent deserving of a set on one their main stages at this year’s festival. Earlier this month, we invited DJs of all shapes and sizes to submit their own 20-minute mix for a chance to play at NASS 2020 – now it’s your turn …

Pola & Bryson have stapled themselves into the upper echelons of the drum and bass scene since the beginning of their journey back in 2010, with releases on UKF, Shogun Audio, Hospital and Liquicity, as well as co-running their own label by the name of Soulvent. Making them more than familiar to any drum and …

The organisers of IngleFest are back with their annual Christmas all-dayer at Exchange: Jinglefest. This year they’re incorporating Exchange’s new basement stage, with the cosy cavern hosting a selection of solo acoustic acts, with the main stage in full swing from 2pm though to 11pm. Featuring some of their favourite acts from IngleFests gone by …

Bristol clubnight Illegal Data is marking its 10th party with debut compilation, Illegal Data #1. Headed up by MUN SING and NE$$  – by day, one half and third of Giant Swan and Jesuits – Illegal Data puts fun at the forefront of its delivery, with seriously good music at its core. Much like their clubnights, …

South West punk duo Ghost of the Avalanche drop their fifth EP Civil Unrest this weekend, as one of International Cassette Store Day’s official releases. Recorded straight to cassette tape, the short six-track EP gives a raw, uncontaminated glance into Ghost of the Avalanche’s state of mind. This record will resonate with anyone suffering the …

Bristol’s Worm Disco Club has been bubbling below the surface for years. Bringing globally-sourced grooves, tropical percussion, jazz, psych and more to venues across Bristol and beyond, Worm Disco Club deliver a fun party atmosphere that sits in that sweet spot between a live gig and clubnight – to those who know where to find …

A staple part of Bristol’s drum and bass identity, AFT Records continue to throw roadblock after roadblock in the city, welcoming massive artists from the likes of Hybrid Minds to Serum, to their intimate Attic Bar home. Co-run by Sinai and MC Carasel, the local label are fast approaching their 30th event, coming Friday 27 …

Bristol musician Anna Lisa has been quietly releasing a run of seriously good tunes in the lead up to her debut EP release, Unfollowed, which Nitelife is delighted to premier exclusively ahead of official release this Friday. Although she can and has produced previously, with Access to Music and BIMM qualifications under her belt, Unfollowed …

UK funky and bassline producer Jake Hodgson aka Pharaoh K has become a regular on the Bristol scene over the last couple of years, receiving big support from some of Bristol’s best including Cubana, Freerange and Cake, where he’s sat near the top of impressive lineups.   As Pharaoh K, Jake has released on Roska’s …

At the beginning of March, we announced a major competition in partnership with NASS festival to find a DJ talent worthy of a set on one of their main stages, alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.  NASS has come at us with it’s biggest lineup yet for 2019, including Rudimental, Giggs, Cyprus Hill, …