An Interview with Brunch in the Park

Spanning several major cities on the Iberian Peninsula, Brunch in the Park's serial format and exceptionally socially conscious practices make it a festival unlike most. From its proactive community outreach to its robust sexual...

An Interview with Skiddle

Following the widely reported disaster that was last year's Hope & Glory Festival, Skiddle – one of the failed event's two primary ticketing outlets – made the 'unprecedented' decision to refund each and every...


An Interview with Secret Solstice

Iceland's Secret Solstice hosted its fifth anniversary edition from June 21 - 24 during 96 hours of constant daylight. Featuring performances by Slayer, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, and Stormzy, the festival made a...

An Interview with Strawberries & Creem

Strawberries & Creem will host its fifth edition on June 16 in Cambridge, with sets from T-Pain, David Rodigan, Kojo Funds, Ghetts, Shy FX, Madam X, Heidi and more. Insights spoke with Preye Crooks,...

An Interview with Nozstock: The Hidden Valley

Nozstock: The Hidden Valley will celebrate its 20th anniversary from July 20 - 22, with a line-up featuring Chase & Status (DJ), Goldfrapp, Dillinja, The Blockheads, Grandmaster Flash, The Selecter, Dub Pistols and We...

An Interview with Quinton Campbell

Quinton Campbell won AVA Festival's Emerging Producer competition back in 2016, which awarded him a slot on a compilation with Extended Play Recordings, plus artist development and mentoring, a feature on the Feel My...

An Interview with Festival Safe

Founded by Jon Drape of Broadwick Live, Festival Safe is a website that acts as a centralised hub for all manner of generally applicable festival safety information. It's one of those concepts that seems...

An Interview with Electric Castle

Electric Castle will host its sixth edition this July, returning to the fifteenth century Transylvanian monument from which it derives its namesake with a characteristically eclectic cast of international talent. Amongst other auspicious factors,...

An Interview with Positive Vibration

Positive Vibration – the UK Festival Award-winning celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage – will return to Liverpool's Baltic Triangle in June for a weekend of music, art, food, and cultural appreciation. Insights spoke...

An Interview with Wrong Festival

If the mainstream musical landscape is akin to a climate-controlled domed city, then the bands populating Wrong Festival's line-up are the irradiated mutants scavenging beyond its facade, wholly unconcerned with the sterility and sanctuary...