An Interview with Olivier Dutertre, Founder of TheSoundYouNeed

TheSoundYouNeed (TSYN) is a music discovery Youtube channel that was created in December 2012 during one night of fevered activity as Olivier Dutertre transferred his SoundCloud playlists to YouTube. With his own abstract visual aesthetic and smartly...

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...


An Interview with Full Fat

It's a cliché by this point to talk about the festival market being saturated, which I do unashamedly further down this piece, but that's because it's largely rooted in truth. Assuming logistical provisions have...

An Interview with Festival de musique émergente

Festival de musique émergente – or FME for short – entered its 13th edition this September with close to 70 groups and artists across the programme, most of whom were unsigned and emerging musicians. Festival...

Oasis Festival

With a pool as its centrepiece and a soundtrack comprising mostly house and disco imports, the inaugural Oasis festival inculcated an ambling and exploratory vibe during the day that filled out and ramped up...

The European Festival Awards to return on January 13

NETHERLANDS: Following its sold-out sixth edition in January, the European Festival Awards – presented in association with Yourope and Eurosonic Noorderslag – will return on January 13 2016 to celebrate the successes of Europe’s...

The Garden Party

Since emerging a decade ago, it's no secret that The Garden Party has been a champion of predominantly electronic music in Leeds, comprising a core collective of promoters and a number of rotating members...

ArcTanGent

As the only UK festival dedicated to showcasing the very best in math rock, post-rock and noise rock, the award-winning ArcTanGent festival was back again for its third edition in August. TPi rolled out...

Sziget Festival

Situated on Budapest’s ‘Island of Freedom’, the seven-day Sziget Festival comprises an expansive and populist music line-up, plus plenty of ancillary entertainment in the form of film, eSports, chess, dance, theatre, sports, chill out...

Outside Lands

Apologies in advance if this feature is less than articulate, but I’m still in the midst of jet lag induced delirium and the murk of post-San Francisco depression. Returning to the purgatorial ruins of...