An Interview with The Vinyl Festival

The first edition of The Vinyl Festival will occur from September 23 - 24 at London's most talked about new venue, The Printworks. Launched by the relatively new hobbyist magazine, Long Live Vinyl, the...

European Festival Awards 2014 Winners Announced

EUROPE: Europe’s best music festivals, artists and promoters of 2014 were revealed at the 6th annual European Festival Awards, which took place at Groningen’s De Oosterpoort in The Netherlands, crowning the opening night of...


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...

An Interview with Second Screen

Niall Green founded the app development company Second Screen in 2014 out of his dissatisfaction with the disconnect between audiences and artists at live events. The platform's primacy of social interactivity over sales prospects...

An Interview with Big Chief Tipis

UK: As a sixteen year old débutante I attended my first ever Leeds Festival, ending up camped on a hillside with a fortunately close buddy on what felt like an 85% gradient. We spent...

Exclusive: Watch IMS Ibiza’s 2016 Business Report

IMS Ibiza recently hosted its ninth edition on the titular Spanish island, replete with a mixture of insightful topics, panels and keynotes. It explored, amongst other things, the huge growth in today's electronic music...

An Interview with Sziget Festival

Sziget Festival will return to Budapest's Island of Freedom from August 9 - 16, celebrating its 25th anniversary with its customarily expansive music line-up, film screenings, eSports, chess, dance, theatre, sports, chill out areas,...

Amsterdam Dance Event Part I

NETHERLANDS: Wandering between the myriad venues involved in the Amsterdam Dance Event prompted two recurring questions. The first being ‘Where am I right now?’ owing to the copy and pasted canals that I still...

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...

In Conversation with Sacha and Jon from Parklife

Parklife will return to Manchester's Heaton Park from June 10 - 11, treating 80,000 revellers to sets from Frank Ocean, The 1975, Stormzy, Boy Better Know and many more across its two sold-out days. Aside...