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.

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...
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Thoughts: Don’t Touch My Hair

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.

Thoughts – October With: Cassette Store Day

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

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: Building Your Own World

Laura Kidd, aka She Makes War shares her thoughts on forging your own career path in the music industry.

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.
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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.

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.

Back From The Dead

I’m sure the majority of music aficionados have known the heartbreak that comes when your favourite artists decide to call it a day. LCD Soundsystem, R.E.M., Vivian Girls, The Mars Volta, WU LYF: all heartbreakers. There will be no new music, no live shows, and no hope – to be blunt. Or so you would think.

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