What Makes A Successful Artist?

Sol Curry at Factory Studios takes a look at what makes a successful artist in todays industry.

#EndAusterityNow: Music Meets Politics

We headed to the #EndAusterityNow march which got us thinking about the relationship between music and politics.

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?

David Bowie: Remembering the man who inspired all

In a world with such plastic, throw-away nonsense, we should be glad, happy, elated that we got to experience Bowie.
Eat

Thoughts // Supporting New & Diverse Musicians is Important

Eat Up for Starters supports people new to playing music and to promotes diversity in the Bristol live music scene. Ruth Oval explains their ethos here.

How Pop Turned Out To Be More Progressive Than Punk

What are your assumptions on the mainstream? They’re quite possibly wrong.

Thoughts – Keanotherapy

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

Thoughts: All Music Is ‘World’ Music

Ed Taylor, the founder of The Grey Area, gives BLM his view on his philosophy behind the eclectic artists from around the world that he brings to Bristol.

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.

Thoughts: Support The Supports

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

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