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We Exist: Representations of Transpeople in Music

We explore the representations of transgender people in the music industry.

Hard Up: The relationship between funding and the arts

We assess the relationship between funding and the arts, don't worry, it's not all bad.

15 Minutes Of Anonymity: Detangling Music and Artists

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.

Spark Send-Off: Or, the Importance Of Indie Bristol

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.

What Makes A Successful Artist?

Sol Curry at Factory Studios takes a look at what makes a successful artist in todays industry.

Bristol’s Musical Heritage and How it Brings Us Together

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.

Boys’ Club | How The Live Music Scene Is Pushing Girls...

It’s still easy to see the scars of sexism that are apparent at shows girls go to every day. Sammy Jones delves into the matter of misogyny at gigs.

How Do I Get a Radio Station to Take a Risk...

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.

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.

How Pop Turned Out To Be More Progressive Than Punk

What are your assumptions on the mainstream? They’re quite possibly wrong.

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