Vote Bristol in the 2021 DJ Mag Best of British awards

Vote Bristol in the 2021 DJ Mag Best of British awards

Posted on: 23 Nov 2021

There's a healthy selection of Bristol-based nominees up for this year's awards.


Nominations have been announced for this year's DJ Mag Best of British awards, with an array of stellar Bristol-based artists, labels and releases in the running.


Shining a light on the homegrown talent keeping the UK at the forefront of contemporary dance music, the Best of British awards have been running annually for over a decade. 


After last year's awards ceremony was moved online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, DJ Mag will be taking over London's Steel Yard to announce the 2021 winners on Thursday 16 December.


Voting for the DJ Mag Best of British awards is open now, and will close on 29 November. Browse the full list of nominees and cast your votes here.



Continuing a long run of heavy representation at DJ Mag's Best of British awards, eight of this year's nominees are either based in or launched their careers from Bristol.


Revered producer, DJ and Timedance boss Batu is up for the coveted Best DJ award, while fast-rising imprint Pressure Dome gets a nod in the Breakthrough Label category.


There's a decision to be made in the options for Best Compilation, as seminal Bristol label Livity Sound go toe-to-toe with Invicta Audio, recognised for their Molten Mirrors and 1 Year of Invicta releases respectively.


LCY's rework of Bristol drum & bass icon Krust's 'Only God Can Tell' is up for the Best Remix/Edit award, and producer, DJ and visual artist Dead Man's Chest faces stiff competition in the Best Radio Show category, nominated for his popular Western Lore show on


Elsewhere, Motion once again finds itself among the UK's most iconic club venues in the Best Large Club category, while Bristol-based promoters Team Love are in the running for Best Festival after debuting their new event, Waterworks, earlier this year.


Voting for the 2021 DJ Mag Best of British awards closes on 29 November. For more information, to browse a full list of nominees or to get your votes in for the artists, labels, venues and events mentioned above, head to the DJ Mag website.

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Matt Robson


Editor - & LOUD Magazine

Matt is a Journalism graduate and writer, passionate about supporting Bristol music, art and independent business. Get in touch via email at