Sarah shares her story of a year of recovering from depression, exploring the challenges and the stigma attached to it.
Sarah speaks to the owners of small, independent record labels, to understand the best way people can support them and to demystify some preconceptions about small music businesses.
Rick Delaney taste tests Lockjaw Records' Coffee midway through Manchester Punk Festival. The result is this hilarious, hungover story, that'll resonate even if you don't have the slightest interest in coffee.
"Great set, man!" The internal cacophony of anxiety and self-doubt is all too familiar to Lucias from Call Me Malcolm, as he describes in this amusing piece about impostor syndrome.
We explore the recent upsurge of womxn in putting on gigs in the North of England, the ingrained sexism in the DIY community and what we can do to challenge it.
Social anxiety in live music can be a challenge. Support your scene, but not at the expense of your own mental health.
Written by Sarah Williams, cover image by Josh Sumner. Part of our #MentallySound series, discussing mental health in music. The struggle is real. We have all been there after a great weekend: suddenly alone, wanting to grin and cry in equal measure. Post-festival depression is the worst part of loving live music. You’re mentally exhausted... Continue Reading →