ADE 2015

Amsterdam Dance Event celebrated its 20th anniversary edition from October 14 - 18, with precisely 2289 performances, 510 speakers, and 1001 events across the titular city, attracting over 365,000 visitors and 5,500 professionals from...

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 Lumiere London

Lumiere light festival will make its first foray into London from January 14 – 17 2016. The free-to-attend event is produced by Artichoke and supported by the Mayor of London and VisitLondon.com, with founding...

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...

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...

Parklife

Based on concerns expressed by local councillors and residents in the aftermath of 2014’s festival, Parklife conducted a thorough self-assessment of its community impact policies over the past year. Jon Drape, Parklife’s Event Director and...

An Interview with the Surplus Supper Club

UK: The Surplus Supper Club is an ethical event catering business spearheaded by FareShare South West, the award-winning charity that redistributes in-life, surplus food in an attempt to aid vulnerable people and curb rampant...

An Interview with Marcato (2015)

Since interviewing Marcato last year, the festival management software company has been busy – so much so that it necessitates the use of italics. In addition to launching an entire new line-up of products,...

An Interview with Visa at Boardmasters

This year’s partnership between Visa and Boardmasters marked a significant first for each party. For the former, the collaboration amounted to its debut on the UK festival circuit, and for the latter: the first...

An Interview With Pure Groove Sound Systems

Despite the music ostensibly remaining the primary reason most people attend music festivals, there's often a painful lack of attention given to the quality of onsite sound systems. This is especially true for large...