Social anxiety in live music can be a challenge. Support your scene, but not at the expense of your own mental health.
7 Punk Rock Bands To Stalk In 2019
Our recommendations for ones-to-watch this year - these bands are set to explode.
We All Fall Apart At Our Own Pace
Reaching out to your friends is hard, but we're all going through this together.
How To Beat Post-Festival Depression
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 →
5 Things I Learned From Touring Japan [by Almeida’s Tom West]
Tom West of Almeida imparts some valuable advice to anyone touring or visiting Japan (a.k.a. the Punk Rock Holy Grail).
Post-Gig Reflections from a Promoter Who’s Prone to Panic Attacks
A brutally honest account of the anxiety and stress that comes with putting on a punk gig.
All Talk #2: Are You Trying Hard Enough?
Mark Bartlett dissects the magic of recording, songwriting democracy and why we should all contribute to the art we enjoy.
All Talk #1: What’s The Point Of Being In A DIY Punk Band?
Mark Bartlett examines the trials and rewards of slogging away determinedly in punk scene, in the first of a new series of opinion pieces.
Top 5 Predictions For 2018
We cast our minds to the future to predict the trends in UK DIY punk for 2018.
Why I Love Punk Rock: Guest Article from Colin Clark
Colin's Punk Rock World is one of the best punk blogs out there. Colin and I are swapping posts, so he can shout about why he loves punk so much.