To open up more exciting digital content, we've been working with our friends and communities to bring you music throughout lockdown

Next we invite on to our Serious Livestream Sessions MOBO, Urban Music Award, and BBC Jazz Award nominated multi-instrumentalist Julia Biel, fusing her love of jazz harmony with her influences of Talk Talk, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, and Joni Mitchell. From playing major festivals throughout Europe, and opening for Bob Dylan last year, she brings us into her home for her Serious Livestream Session next Thursday 25 June from 8.30pm #hangtimeathome

You can rewatch all our previous session, including Rob Luft & Elina Duni, Abel Selaocoe, Lisa O'Neill, Teddy Thompson, and more - click here to enjoy

The massive Bristol Takeover streaming event, in support of Bristol's music scene, can be enjoyed tomorrow from 1pm, including Ladysmith Black Mambazo ahead of their May/June 2021 tour, Andy Sheppard, Seckou Keita ahead of his The Lost Words: Spell Songs show at Barbican in February 2021, Bellatrix, Dizraeli, and many more. Click here for Bristol Takeover streaming details

The Wire is offering all Serious followers a special 20% discount off the price of an annual subscription to their online archive. The Wire's online archive contains copies of every issue of the magazine ever published, going all the way back to issue 1 Summer 1982. That's more than 430 issues all archived as searchable and downloadable PDFs. Many artists that we love have graced the cover of The Wire over the years, from Glenn Branca and Carla Bley in the 1980s to Jason Yarde and Diamanda Galás right now. 

Browse the archives here and subscribe using our code SERIOUS20 here before Tuesday 30 June

Park Jiha is an internationally renowned multi-instrumentalist, signed to Glitterbeat, and performed her latest album Philos at K-Music Festival last year to rave reviews. A new performance was streamed yesterday, which you can re-watch here

Today, Bandcamp are donating their their share of sales to NAACP Legal Defense Fund to support racial justice, equality and change. You can take this opportunity to purchase music you love or discover something new. We put together this list of releases from artists that have participated in our Talent Development scheme Take Five as a great place to start

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