Who, What, Why

Who What Why : Jacob Chisholm

7th March 2018

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Who are you listening to at the moment?

River Tiber – Indigo. Specifically this song

Really refreshing neo-souly/low-fi/synthy/pop vibes.

What do you love about Bristol

I came to Bristol for the first time to attend an open day at BIMM and instantly felt at home and welcomed in the city. I love the music scene obviously, but the city feels like a giant village in that there is (usually) a good sense of community spirit/friendliness and everybody seems to know everybody. Bristol is a melting pot of different creative industries that blend together and crossover and it feels like a place where you can be who or what you want to be and there is a place for you.

Why Music Business?

I’ve always played instruments (guitar, flute, piano etc.) and loved music but totally gave up on it being a career choice during college. 4 years after college I was managing a restaurant in my hometown of Southampton and hating every moment of it, so I took my love of music and management skills and wanted to try and combine them. BIMM Bristol was the only campus offering Music Industry Management (now Music Business) and I had the exact amount of UCAS points for the course. Kind of felt like it was the perfect thing for me, so I jumped at the chance and haven’t looked back since.

Study Music Business here at BIMM in Bristol and kickstart your career in the music industry


Sarah-Louise Burns

Having been part of the BIMM Marketing Team since 2016, Sarah has been working in Social Media Marketing since 2013. She Graduated the University of Hertfordshire in BA(Hons) Photography and Media Business and has a keen interest in the power of social media.