Eva Lazarus gives us her thoughts on why having afro hair ought not to be quite so mind-blowing as it seems to be to some Twenty-first Century humans.
Unsure of the LCD Soundsystem reunion? Ben Hickey explains why he'll believe in them when they take to the stage.
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...
Bristol changes music with almost every generational revolution. Either birthing or bending genres; more times than not it’s happening without warning. We look at Bristol's music heritage and how it brings us together.
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.
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?
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.
To quote one of the most prolific Bristolians in the world “In the future, everyone will be anonymous for 15 minutes.” And Banksy might as well be right.
"For me though, heavy, angry music provides a salve for anger when the hot wound threatens to crackle to the surface."
The Spark, a Bristol-based magazine set up in 1993, came out of circulation earlier this year. Beccy Golding celebrates all things independent in Bristol.