History Of Bristol's Musical Underground, The [6 Music]



Gilles Peterson explores Bristol's musical heritage, playing music that traces the lineage back from late 70s post-punk through to 90s trip hop, and on to jungle and drum and bass, reflecting the influence of the city's sound system and record store cultures.

Featuring interviews with the key players involved in cultivating these underground movements, Gilles investigates how Bristol birthed such generation-defining sounds, which ultimately crossed over into the mainstream, achieving phenomenal commercial and critical success. Having left an indelible mark on the sound of modern pop culture over recent years, Gilles also selects tracks from today's scene which continues to innovate, remaining as vibrant as ever.