REVIEWS

REVIEW: Takeover 2022 at Bristol Beacon

Fran Pope reviews Bristol Beacon’s annual Bristol Takeover, the music and poetry festival celebrating up and coming bands, DJs, artists and poets. We showcase Fantastic Stranger, Irish Mellow and Cxption, Kutamba, Dreamwave, Quade, Iman West…

REVIEW: Loyle Carner, Marble Factory

Loyle Carner celebrated the release of his brooding third album ‘Hugo’ with an intimate signing & performance in Bristol for Rough Trade. Mitchell and Anna went down to capture the scene.

REVIEW: Beacon Calling

In the space of a week Bristol Beacon produced an eclectic festival of music at a variety of venues in the city. Freestyle Bristol sent our writers out to sample the artists on offer.

REVIEW: Aitch, Marble Factory

Nearing a decade into the Manchester Hip-Hop/Rap scene, releasing countless singles and collaborations, Aitch finally releases Close To Home – his debut album and brings his live show to Bristol

REVIEW: Siren Bristol, Harbourside

Last weekend, July 29 – 30, saw the first major event from Siren Bristol: a two-day programme of large-scale shows for serious dance music fans, all taking place at the the Harbourside. With two stages…

REVIEW: Bristol Harbour Festival

Another weekend, another festival. For the first time since lockdown Bristol’s free festival saw sunshine & crowds descend on the Harbourside for a weekend of music, dance & boats!

REVIEW: Love Saves The Day

With the festival celebrating its 10th anniversary at a new location, we sent our team to capture the highlights of the occasion

REVIEW: Sonic Horizons Highlights

Freestyle photographer Libby Smith went down to BIMM’s Sonic Horizons showcase at the Bristol Beacon last week to catch the vibes. 

REVIEW: Dreams of Paradise – Carasel

#AfterDark showcases the best underground artists in Bristol from the up and coming to the legendary. First up is Carasel with his latest release ‘Dreams of Paradise’.

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