An Interview with Airstar

Since its creation in 1994, Airstar has been a world leader in designing and producing inflatable technologies across various industries – from lighting to aerospace and architecture. From the very early days, Airstar has...

In Conversation with Marcel Mingers of Extrema Outdoor

Marcel Mingers started promoting both indoor and outdoor house events around The Netherlands in 1992, shortly after being 'infected' by the genre's ascendancy in Belgium. In 1996 he took the leap into festival promotion...


Skiddle creates CHRISmas Cards with Macmillan Cancer Support

Primary ticket company Skiddle recently made a pledge to raise £100,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by the end of 2017, a move inspired by the support work offered by the charity to one of...

The European Festival Awards shortlists

The European Festival Awards – set to take place on January 11 2017 in Groningen, The Netherlands – has revealed the shortlists for its eighth edition. An illustrious celebration of the continent’s most vibrant...

An Interview with Twickets

With the exploitative elements of the secondary ticketing market currently enduring a lot of heat from primary ticketing outlets, the public, artists, politicians, academics, and the media, Twickets is one organisation making strong headway...

Off the Record

Off The Record, a multi-venue music festival and conference for emerging artists, made its debut in Manchester on November 4. Conceived in a partnership between From the Fields, Liverpool Sound City and Louder Than...

An Interview with Bearded Butler

The Bearded Butler was born at Meadows in the Mountains in Bulgaria, a picturesque boutique festival with a mountainous backdrop and 'penchant for social experimental adventure'. The production company was conceived as an affront...

In Conversation with Junction 2

The London based techno festival Junction 2 made its debut in June of this year, the brainchild of one the capital's most esteemed electronic music promoters, London Warehouse Events. The event's auspicious combination of...

An Interview with Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney is a 23-day festival of ideas, music and light set in the titular Australian city, and encompasses creative industry forums, a cutting-edge contemporary music programme, and myriad light sculptures and installations. The...

BE-AT.TV and the Future of Live Streaming

Festival live streaming is a relatively new market but one that has exploded in recent times. Out of the industry leading services that stream electronic music festivals from around the globe to people’s iPhones,...