Ffion

Thoughts // When was the last time you heard the term...

Why do we label anyone who fronts a band, whether they identify as male, female, neither or as an antelope? Ffion Riordan-Jones demystifies this enigma.

Thoughts: Is Our Obsession For Rare Vinyl Unhealthy?

Rhys Buchanan asks if our love of limited edition releases damages the whole point of physical music.

We Exist: Representations of Transpeople in Music

We explore the representations of transgender people in the music industry.

Thoughts: Calling Musicians to Stand With Refugees

The Bristol Refugee Festival, of which I’m Artistic Director, runs throughout June and plays host to music from around the world, at events across the city.

How Nightmares on Wax Calmed My Anxiety

Nightmares on Wax have paid me a great service I will always be grateful for
Thoughts

Thoughts // Investing in Future Talent

Why bringing on new bands is essential, by Owen Parry, Talent Development Producer @Multi-Track & Matt Aitken, Music Programmer, Colston Hall.

Thoughts: Is That Cheap Record Player Damaging Your Records?

Laura K Williams asks if we should be investing in an expensive piece of kit to save our beloved records.

Record Store Day: Bubble Or Boom

Last Record Store Day, 22% of releases came from Universal, Sony and Warner — despite the fact that it’s the smaller labels who push vinyl sales for the other 364 days of the year.

Thoughts: From Flyers to Festivals

Fat Lip has been a hub for rock and alternative music in Bristol since 2013, with the festival itself now in its second year, taking place on 28th July.

Thoughts – July with: James Hankins

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