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.
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Thoughts // Blessed Be The Bad Reviews?

Our Live Editor, Jon Kean, shares his thoughts on whether there's more room for bad reviews in the world of music journalism.

How Do I Get a Radio Station to Take a Risk...

The mainstream music industry has changed and is changing. BBC Introducing's Sam Bonham delivers some interesting tips on how to get a radio station to take a risk on your music.

Hard Up: The relationship between funding and the arts

We assess the relationship between funding and the arts, don't worry, it's not all bad.

Thoughts – Keanotherapy

If I’d never been diagnosed with Lymphoma, you wouldn’t be reading this.

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.

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.

Thoughts – September with: Last Resort

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

Thoughts: Building Momentum

Bhavesh Patel, Programme Manager at PRS Foundation and runs the Momentum Music Fund shares his thoughts on building momentum in the industry.

Life In Limbo: With/Of The Creative Mind

For the creative, the path of inspiration cuts through their very mind. They are able to meander through their own thoughts, witnessing the most incredible sights and sounds, all heavily laden with emotion.

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