Thoughts – July with: James Hankins

Making music videos is easy, it's not hard. Anyone can do it

How Nightmares on Wax Calmed My Anxiety

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

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...

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.

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 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.

3 Overlooked Records of 2015 | THINKPIECE

As 2015 draws to an end, BLM staffer Jim Summers takes a look at some of the most underrated records.

Visibility: Keeping the Door Open For Women in Music

The music industry has duly been asking itself some questions of late, from festival lineups left glaringly stark once stripped of their male only acts...

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?

#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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