#EndAusterityNow: Music Meets Politics

We headed to the #EndAusterityNow march which got us thinking about the relationship between music and politics.
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Thoughts: Music x Beer

Dan Sylvester of the Bristol Craft Beer Festival highlights the essential symbiosis between beer and music (and it's not just trashed hotel rooms).

Thoughts – September with: Last Resort

Last Resort co-founder Adam Brooks talks of the importance in keeping things fun and free
Noods Radio

Thoughts // Radio Is Community

Words: Leon Pattrick, Noods Radio Now three-and-a-half years into broadcasting, we've moved from our living room sofa, to mates’ bedrooms, our favourite pub, and then...

Thoughts: Support The Supports

Support the support. Our writer Jon covers the impact of encouraging support acts at live shows.

What’s Next? The Demise Of Tribes

The truth may be that human beings are naturally tribal about many things, whether we like to admit it or not. But musical tribes, or subcultures — what are they? And are they even relevant any more?
Music Support

Thoughts: What I Learnt from Mannequin Man

What happened when Kate Collyns encountered Mannequin Man whilst on her way to yoga? Only Bristol In Stereo can enlighten you on this curious question.

Why Daughter’s Colston Hall show is set to be a triumph

The band take to Bristol's biggest stage on 25th October.
Kate Tempest

Thoughts // Music with a Message

From 'Achtung Bono' to 'all ears' - Deputy Editor, Jon Kean ponders why we've now become happy for our artists to bombard us with ideology.

Two Years

A lot can happen in two years. You could find true love, scrape some A-Levels, watch every episode of ‘Friends’ 221 times. Or you could produce a music magazine. BLM editor Loki Lillistone looks back in aid of our special birthday issue.

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