An Interview with Global Publicity

Over the course of the last decade, international PR firm Global Publicity has helped to craft and promote engaging narratives for some of the world's most vital and illustrious festivals. With a client list...

Festivalgoers Reveal Attitudes Towards Drug Testing; Consumption Habits

CGA has conducted research into festivalgoers’ drug consumption habits and attitudes towards harm reduction initiatives, such as those run by The Loop. The findings come from two separate surveys undertaken by the business intelligence consultancy...


Kanye West Confirmed to Headline Glastonbury; White People Get Mad on Facebook

Glastonbury has upset thousands of middle-aged, middle-class Britons with the announcement that Kanye West will headline its Pyramid Stage on Saturday June 27. Desperate to make their displeasure and ignorance known, many 'fans' of...

An Interview with One Tribe Festival

One Tribe is a new world music festival founded by the Audio Farm crew, who have been putting on events in Manchester and North Wales since 2009. Over the past four summers they have...

Building Bridges Between Promoters and Artists with gigmit

To artists whose various statuses all come prefixed with ‘un’– undiscovered, unsigned, underground – the music and festival industries can seem hopelessly intimidating and impenetrable – like a 60-storey Brutalist skyscraper with windows only...

In Conversation with Michal Kaščák of Pohoda Festival

Pohoda Festival celebrated in 20th anniversary this year, with Drowned In Sound referring to the event as a 'Utopia' – citing its jarringly friendly atmosphere, 'mind boggling' food & drink, and a total absence...

An Interview with StreetTeam

Liam Negus-Fancey founded StreetTeam with his brother Callum in 2012. Then known as The Physical Network, the organisation grew out of Let’s Go Crazy, an underage events company the pair started, which grew to...

Amsterdam Dance Event Part II

NETHERLANDS: Between throwing morally reprehensible shapes to Nosaj Thing in Melkweg, discovering that Dutch diets consist solely of toasties, loping through the Red Light District stealing eye contact from prostitutes, and winning the ADE...

Bestival Part II

UK: In our second and final instalment of this year’s Bestival coverage, we discuss the ways some of the festival’s sponsors integrated their brands - from concept-driven paint parties to a gig atop a...

An Interview with Junction 2 (2017)

The sophomore edition of Junction 2 will bring an assortment of dance music's finest selectors and producers to London's Boston Manor Park on June 10. Founded and organised by esteemed promoters London Warehouse Events,...