Lucas Arthur

ARTICLES BY Lucas Arthur

The Bristol Connection - In Conversation with HUBB Records

If you’re interested in student music, you’ll doubtless have heard of BIMM Institute (British and Irish Modern Music). The music college has campuses in music hubs across the UK and Europe and boasts plenty of famous alumni...
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Bright music for dark times: In conversation with Ela Minus

It’s early November. England has just begun its second lockdown and the world awaits the outcome of the US election with bated breath. In Bristol, as in Bogotá, it’s raining outside.
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In conversation with Beabadoobee

10 Questions for the British breakthrough artist Beatrice Laus, better known as Beabadoobee.
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What Next For Bristol's Nightlife?

LeftBank, a cosy jazz club tucked into Cheltenham Road, closed its doors in March. The club had been ‘struggling as a business before [the] crisis’ and felt that remaining open posed ‘too great a threat to public health’. This is unlikely to be the last pandemic related closure.
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Bristol’s cultural organisations awarded ‘lifeline’ £6.7 million funding

Some of Bristol’s biggest cultural institutions, including Motion, Bristol Old Vic and The Watershed, have been handed an economic lifeline through the Cultural Recovery Fund, new data has revealed.
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Blue Mountain Club to close in September

Bristol’s Blue Mountain Club is confirmed to be closing in mid-September, after 28 years at the heart of Stokes Croft nightlife.
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‘A respectable stopgap until true nightlife returns’: Sit Down Disco @ Lakota Gardens

Some things never change. The queue for Lakota, along the graffiti-strewn walls of Upper York Street, is as vibrant as ever – social distancing is patchy and masks are few and far between, but it’s a young crowd and the sun is shining. It feels good to be back.
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Looking back: 7 tracks that chart the Black civil rights movement

Here, we look back across the 20th Century at the standout tracks that amplified the fight for justice over white oppression, while rousing others to do the same.
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