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Reclaiming Space at Boomtown Fair

It's no secret that I've moved and worked in predominantly white spaces since my youth. Growing up as a mixed race child in the middle of rural Wales was not an easy experience; though one that I…
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Opinion

Spreading The ❤️

I don't think I've celebrated the 'true meaning' of Valentine's Day since I was 21. It was my first boyfriend and we did everything right; I cooked a three course meal based around Guinness (his…
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Those Little Demons…

Be aware of those little inner demons that creep out when you least expect it. They tell you you're not good enough, not strong enough, not brave enough, not beautiful enough - and they're wrong.…
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New Queen Of Silence

New Queen of Silence So I went to go and see a throat and voice specialist yesterday and didn't get the best news... I was told that I have a nodule on my vocal chords and it's likely going to need…
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Interview , Music

Cypress Hill Interview #FanGirl

Cypress Hill, one of the most versatile and iconic hip hop acts of a generation, are playing at what is arguably one of the most trailblazing music festivals on offer (no I'm not biased...)…
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Music Reviews

Rag’n’Bone Man, O2 Academy

Bumping along on the bus to Rag n Bone man I didn't have a whole to go on in terms of expectation which I love - I take great joy in discovering an artist after they've blown up. It was the same…
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Interview , Music

Chineke! Orchestra: Classical music diversified

"I could count on my hand the amount of people of colour I’d played with in the past 35 years... That’s not good." Fresh off the phone from BBC Radio 4, Chi-chi Nwanoku walked me…
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Music , Music Reviews

Chineke! Orchestra, St George’s

'I want black and minority ethnic musicians to walk on stage and know they belong' After speaking to Chi-Chi Nwanoku I was more than a little excited to watch Chineke!…
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Music Reviews

Postmodern Jukebox, Colston Hall

"A whirlwind of emotions, I laughed harder than should be allowed on a dreary Monday evening" Postmodern Jukebox came to play at Bristol on the first day of spring. In true British style the day's…
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Music , Music Reviews

Sound Industry: Bristol Women in Music

Bristol's music scene is a popular one. Respected worldwide for its wide range of genres and influences, its output is both diverse and varied. Unfortunately, though, it’s still heavily…
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