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.
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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.

Remembering Gravenhurst

One year ago Bristol musician Gravenhurst was on the front cover of this magazine. It was cold and dark. I remember picking up the magazine...

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

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

Why LCD Soundsystem are back for the right reasons

Unsure of the LCD Soundsystem reunion? Ben Hickey explains why he'll believe in them when they take to the stage.

Thoughts with – U SUCK: “Since U Been Gone”

Fear not friends, as February 14th doesn’t have to be the hell-fire of cute couples, overpriced set-menus and cheesy, cliched cards.

Thoughts – October With: Cassette Store Day

Christian Northwood explains how cassettes have slowly become the lifeblood of many DIY labels

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.

Taking Risks | Lauren Down @ End of The Road Festival

If you’re not a risk-taker, you probably shouldn’t be in business at all. But, to be in the business of running an outdoor festival...

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.

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