Bristol has been blessed with a hotbed of talent fostered by its wide range of venues and vibrant student population. Unsurprisingly, many notable artists have come from the city. The lively music scene is synonymous with electronic music and the creation of the Trip-Hop genre.
From J Dilla’s ‘Donuts’ to Madonna’s ‘Hung Up’, and the new craze surrounding PinkPantheress, sampling has remained a strong force in the rapidly changing music industry. But what is it? And who are some of the biggest names in sampling history?
After searching on Google with the query ‘is genre necessary,’ one could walk away with a sense of incurable dejection, and an acute awareness of POST post-modernist existential nihilism (basically meaning ‘Oh my god, is everything I have ever known really a construct?’).
At the face of a plethora of sardonic and reductive avant-garde productions of this evergreen Shakespearean Tragedy, the latest production by the upcoming talent of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is nothing short of a pleasant surprise.