Sónar Barcelona completes music programme

SPAIN: Sónar Barcelona has completed its music programme with the inclusion of a six-hour set from historic duo Masters At Work. This DJ set further consolidates the renewed Sónar by Night philosophy to provide...

Julie’s Bicycle helps launch Creative Climate Coalition

UK: May 4 saw a unique event bringing together the creative industries together to agree upon shared action in relation to the historic COP21 agreement, culminating in the launch of the Creative Climate Coalition. The...


Full Metal Mountain to Launch in 2016

AUSTRIA: Full Metal Mountain - the new, 3,000 capacity music and winter sports festival - will make its March 2016 debut in the ski area of Nassfeld. “Full Metal Mountain combines something that fits together...

We Are FSTVL creates ‘airfield of dreams’ with MLA and Capital Sound

UK: Specialists in delivering high octane sound for international EDM events, Capital Sound returned to the award-winning We Are FSTVL site at Damyns Hall Aerodrome in Upminster over May Bank Holiday, fielding their premier...

The War on Drugs, Mariachi El Bronx and More for Forecastle

USA: The Forecastle Festival has rounded out its 2015 line-up with the additions of critically acclaimed Philly rockers The War on Drugs, blues-infused singer-songwriter ZZ Ward, genre-bending experimentalist Robert DeLong, and punk-rockers-turned-Latin-balladeers Mariachi El...

Brighton Music Conference announces parties & networking events

UK: Brighton Music Conference (BMC17) has announced the parties and networking events for its fourth edition, featuring TAKE with Patrick Topping, Brapp x BMC Present Levelz, Constant Circles Label Showcases, Wunderground, Wiggle, Native Instruments:...

NEWSUBSTANCE designs giant dog installation for Download

UK: NEWSUBSTANCE designed, fabricated and installed a giant dog’s head at this year’s Download Festival at Donington Park. Standing 6.5m high to the top of his ears the Download Dog was a commission by...

BBC Radio 3 to broadcast from WOMAD

UK: BBC Radio 3 has announced that it will continue its commitment to world and roots music with a series of broadcasts from WOMAD. The broadcasts will include specially curated performances booked by BBC...

The Ticket Factory says industry must clean up its act or risk losing consumer...

UK: This week saw The Culture, Media and Sport Committee meet for a one-off evidence session into ticket touts and the problem of using software to harvest tickets from primary sellers' online sites and...

JBL Professional by Harman keeps the Yuma Tent thumping at Coachella

USA: Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival selected a JBL Professional by Harman sound system for its Yuma Tent at this year's edition. Southern California’s hot and dusty desert isn’t the average locale for...