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.
"For me though, heavy, angry music provides a salve for anger when the hot wound threatens to crackle to the surface."
Goth? Isn't that just a more miserable version of emo?
Unsure of the LCD Soundsystem reunion? Ben Hickey explains why he'll believe in them when they take to the stage.
Laura K Williams asks if we should be investing in an expensive piece of kit to save our beloved records.
Support the support. Our writer Jon covers the impact of encouraging support acts at live shows.
Bhavesh Patel, Programme Manager at PRS Foundation and runs the Momentum Music Fund shares his thoughts on building momentum in the industry.
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?
In a farewell 'Thoughts' piece, New Music Editor, Christian Northwood, reflects on his experiences of Bristol's music community.
The mainstream music industry has changed and is changing. BBC Introducing's Sam Bonham delivers some interesting tips on how to get a radio station to take a risk on your music.