Ellie Stokes is a name you’ll be coming across more and more with her take on euphoric electronica, melodic techno and unknown cuts from the golden era of classic house music. As a graduate of the Bristol Women in Music DJ school Ellie Stokes cut her teeth with some of Bristol’s finest, and now she’s bringing her selections to wider ears.
A relatively new addition to Bristol nightlife, Ellis Roberts is quickly making waves across the city thanks to her alternative take on Bristol’s unique form of bass-culture. Her sets lean on juke, footwork, hi-NRG house music and booty shaking cuts from Dance Mania’s back catalogue, so dress to sweat with the high intensity riddims of Ellis Roberts.
Forming her love for dance music through late-night convoys to London and early-morning raves in the company of Craig Richards and Ricardo Villalobos at Fabric, Em Williams has built her name from the grassroots. For over 14 years she’s been at the helm of Simple, an Oxford clubbing institution that has welcomed a definitive who’s who of DJ royalty; Lena Willikens, Midland, Mall Grab, Hunee, Bicep, Annie Mac…the list goes on and on.
Joining The Blast alongside Shaboom in early 2019, Georgia has quickly became the go to selector to represent Grime in Bristol, from sets on national radio to playing alongside some of the scenes most iconic figures in clubs across the country. Having played her first ever DJ set at Bristol In:Motion 2017, she joins the ever growing diverse team of DJs holding down the series for all of autumn.
With a penchant for the balearic oddities of golden era Ibiza and tribal rhythms, Dyer has become a firm Bristol favourite and regular DJ heard across the city, and his esoteric selections have matured through years and years of record digging. Although summer may be a distant dream right now we can be thankful for the sunkissed inclinations of James Dyer all year round.
With releases on 31 Recordings and Demand Records Jaydrop is embodying a new era for DnB. His sets take you from brooding, bass-heavy electronica and footwork to UK Garage and classic dubstep cuts you thought you forgot all about, and as a long standing resident for The Blast, Jaydrop has likely soundtracked some of your most memorable nights in the city.
A local legend who has held down sets for some of the biggest acts in bass music and D&B, Juma is one of the revered and trusted MCs in the game. A versatile host from the outskirts of the city who’s skilled bars and presence onstage puts In:Motion’s rowdiest nights in safe hands.
Growing up in London but adopted by Bristol, Koast’s musical life can be defined by bass culture. First starting out in basement raves as an MC in 2001, Koast has been on mic hosting duties for some of the biggest in the game, from Digital Mystikz and Joker to Zed Bias and DJ EZ. As a member of Bristol’s famed The Blast crew and label founder of Durkle Disco, Koast showcases his love of UKG-tinged riddims and low-frequency rumbles with the world.
The Blast have become synonymous with Bristol bass and low-end frequencies that shake the walls of any club foundations, and someone at its helm is one of their newest resident DJs; K Stylz. Raised on pirate radio, Galaxy 105, the turntable wizardry of DJ EZ and just a sprinkling of So Solid Crew, K Stylz is a DJ who celebrates the sounds of the UK from across the eras.
Natasha is no stranger to the underground scene. Known for her dark and driving style, she has sculpted a unique spin to the system. Motion has become her second home over the past few years with regular DJ appearances seeing her cement a loyal local following. It’s only right that she joins our trustee team of residents this year.
Having only been in Bristol for 4 years, Shaboom has been making waves as the city’s go to resident party starter. From hosting his legendary NRG Boys nights to showing up to shell every set on radio and in clubs, his diverse style ensures you are going to turn up. Expect rap, bashment, funky, dubstep and everything in between.