Bristol duo ASTRYD have invited a number of artists to remix tracks from their debut EP, ‘Blind Summit’, which they released via their own Dialogue imprint last year.
Reworks come from friends in the Bristol scene who’ve been connected to Dialogue’s parties over the past few years; Machine Woman, Delay Grounds, El Hardwick and Memory Play each put their own spin on the moody, atmospheric techno that made ‘Blind Summit’ stand out.
Shall Not Fade is opening a new record store in Bristol.
The label set up by Kieran Williams will open doors to the shop on Saturday 4th December, with in store launch events on the day and following weekend (10th December) confirmed. The latter date will also see a huge after party at Motion, featuring the likes of Cinthie, Djoko, Black Loops, Kessler, Ejeca, Ell Murphy, Y U QT and Killa P.
Massive Attack have auctioned two rare prints by elusive UK street artist Banksy, raising more than £140,000 for charities in the process.
Chungo will release his new EP, ‘LX’, via Scuffed Recordings on 15th October. Listen to ‘Foreshadow’ below.
Bristol DJ duo The Kelly Twins have shared the story of how they came to be reunited with a set of missing records a decade after they were originally assumed long gone.
The story begins with the brothers DJing an eight-hour set of UK garage, house and disco at The Bell near Stokes Croft in their base of Bristol in 2011, for which they packed a number of rare records along. After finishing up and taking a taxi home, they later realised that one bag of the three they had taken with them was missing, and it contained around 80 records.
Bristol duo Cando will release a new EP via London’s Le Chatroom label this month.
Following their 2019 debut release on Livity Sound, Cando’s six-track ‘Clutch’ EP offers four original cuts of percussive UK techno, accompanied by remixes from scene fixtures Bakongo and Kouslin.
From the sizzling syncopated club beat of ‘Clutch’ and deconstructed dub of ‘14U’ to the chirruping melodies of ‘Ambivalence’, this EP touches on numerous corners of the current UK scene, and has garnered early support from the likes of Surgeon, Peverelist and Hodge.
Livity Sound is celebrating its ten year anniversary with a new compilation.
The team behind Glastonbury's Shangri-La district is set to open a new venue in Bristol.
Billed as “a creative playground” for the iconic festival district, Lost Horizon HQ will showcase art, live music and performance throughout the summer. With an initial capacity of 240 (120 inside and 120 in its beer garden), it will officially launch as a bar and arts centre at 1-3 Elton Street from 1st July.