Illegal Data returns next month with a new EP from TEEN.
An investigation has been launched after a woman was attacked by a police dog at an illegal rave last month.
On Halloween, a number of illegal parties were stopped across the UK, including an event where 700 people had gathered at a Bristol warehouse rave that began around 10:30PM Saturday night and continued through to Sunday afternoon, 1st November.
A 1,000-person rave in East London was closed down by police during Halloween weekend according to East London Advertiser, just one of several raids to take place at events in the capital that breached coronavirus regulations.
Bristol has a new radio station, SWU.FM.
Focused on electronic music, the station has been in the works for a couple of years and previously ran test transmissions before now going official on Bristol's local FM airwaves as well as online. Locals in Bristol can tune in at 103.7 FM, while those further afield can listen via the worldwide online stream.
Bristol producer Delay Grounds will make his solo debut on YUSHH’s Pressure Dome label in October with the ‘Onomatopoeia’ EP.
Having debuted on the label in July on its second charity compilation, the emerging producer steps up now with three cuts of futuristic UK techno, full of animated electronics, percussive beats and bass weight. Capped with a remix from fellow Bristol producer Suze, it’s a thrilling introduction to yet more young talent from a city that’s full of it.
Bristol venue Colston Hall has been officially renamed.
In June, one week after protestors toppled a statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston from outside Colston Hall music and arts venue, the venue name was seen being removed from the front of the building ahead of its new title.
Bristol club Blue Mountain has announced permanent closure.
The team at Blue Mountain, located in the Stokes Croft area of Bristol, took to social media on Monday (17th) to announce that they would be shutting their doors permanmently. A post from the club said: "It’s with heavy heart that we have to announce that we will be closing from mid September as we’ve been given notice from the owners of the venue who are now wanting their property back for their future plans to develop the site.
"We have exhausted all avenues to try to allow us to remain open.
Members of Massive Attack, Portishead, and more will play in hot air balloons above Bristol in the coming weeks.
Dubbed The Sky Orchestra - A New Dawn for Bristol, the mid-air concert has been comissioned by theatre company Bristol Old Vic and will feature a number of performances from local artists.
Bristol venue Colston Hall has begun removing the name of Colston Hall from the building ahead of a title change.
Coming a week after protestors toppled a statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston from outside the music and arts venue, Bristol Music Trust, who own Colston Hall, told the BBC removing the name was a "symbolic moment".
Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja AKA 3D has released a collection of limited edition prints in aid of Bristol Food Union’s Feed The Frontline campaign.
The prints will be on sale until 17th May, with 10 of them to be selected at random and given a unique, spray painted finish by Del Naja. All proceeds raised will go to Bristol Food Union’s Feed The Frontline campaign, which Massive Attack donated £10,000 to last month.