Something that we find interesting, especially if they can curate it in a way that flows together nicely. On February 16, Noods takes over the Arnolfini with Billie George warming up for Bruce. A crowdfunder has been set up on Just Giving to raise money for the station and to hopefully raise awareness of any of the items being sold on re-sale or auction sites. Arnolfini Winter Music Series with Noods is at the Arnolfini on February 16. Jack: We put a thing up the other day for volunteers, and lots of people have got in touch. Is it just you guys who fund this all of this, then? More people have also been brought on board as well, including programmer Izzy Cross, who on a recent Friday night after work was in The Bell pub off Jamaica Street with Jack and Leon, planning what the upcoming weekend would bring. There are some insane residents at the minute.
Could you tell me about the moving-in process and the studio generally? Jack: I think Mars 89 from Japan; his shows are always amazing. Visit their website and be tempted in by shows with a myriad of genres. The show is set for 23rd March at The Exchange and more information is available. We did a couple of sessions in our old studio, but it was a squeeze. You can find the Just Giving page and make a donation.
Be as nasty as you like. Has the station kept you here in Bristol for longer than you first expected? Again, money is quite a restriction for us, and we want money to push things forward. All residents do subs as well. Have you encountered many problems? Looking forward, what are you most excited about? The station are urging anyone to come forward that know anything in regards to their stolen gear, and can be reached on their or. Projects crossover each other through venues and people. A radio station is meant to be more of a community thing.
Listen to Noods Radio online at Read more:. Such a quality spot like — such a nice community here. Do you ever have to turn any submissions down? Sadly, at the backend of 2017, the station found its base eradicated with the closure of The Surrey Vaults. For Leon, the most important factor is that it is interesting. Fitting a door is harder than I thought it was. It makes things a lot easier, makes thing more fun, but also makes you do things you might not normally do — in a good way.
But with the new year has come a new space. Residents not showing up, for instance. Leon: Moving into the spots been funny. The subs help buy equipment, but also help pay for servers, the rent, other bills and stuff like that. Jack: I think still funding is a huge priority. This offers a bit more space to chat after.
Although it revolved around the pub, the radio station was above so they co-existed quite nicely. Noods Radio — the independent, community-ran radio station based in Bristol — have had their studio broken into, with £1500 worth of equipment and other possessions stolen. Could this be your new hangout? Everything about them is really well-thought out, presented and well-researched. Jack and Leon were not keen to be too self-congratulatory, so Izzy did it for them. Can you tell me some more about them? The tape is certainly not dead according to the team.
Can you tell me about these plans? We will call each other out on stuff sometimes, though. Leon: I think a lot of people were quite angry at that. And Tara Clerkin, the thought behind her shows is outstanding. . Would you ever attempt to shake off the Bristol geo-tag? Noods Radio host regular events around the city, and their next event is with , the revered reinvention of seminal Bristol Post-Punk group Maximum Joy.
We met a lot of our residents, friends and, artists we know through it. We try to steer away, as well, from too many dance focused shows. Is the city apart of your identity or just circumstantial? Anyone can get in touch with Noods if they have an idea for a new show. I guess it opens us up to doing more live sessions. What has been your most exciting offer? Loose Lips caught up with co-founders Jack and Leon in their new studio to chat about their refreshed hopes for 2018.