Festival Preview: Off The Record 2017

Off The  Record 2017 Words: Elena Katrina   Price info: Tickets for Off The Record Festival 2016 are on sale now £15/£20/£35 (+fees) here   Keep Updated: Website// Facebook//Twitter #DiscoverNewMusic Well this is an exciting and still relatively new event for November! Off The Record is a one-day, new artist event in Manchester taking place this … Continue reading

Festival Review: Ritual Union 2017

Ritual Union 2017 21st October 2017, Oxford Words: Nick Jacques Prior to reviewing the brand new 1 day festival Ritual Union I had never been to Oxford so I was really intrigued to see what the music and venues had in-store for me. Wandering through these historical streets paved in prestigious academia, for a moment … Continue reading

Festival Review: Neighbourhood 2017 – Manchester

Neighbourhood 2017 Various venues, Manchester, 7th October 2017 Words: Gary Lambert Photos: Trust A Fox “In rain we graft” might be a t-shirt slogan, but it sums up the Manchester music scene’s collective ability for hard work, togetherness and fighting through the strife that often comes from the life of being working class in the … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Neighbourhood 2017

Neighbourhood 2017 Vaious Venues: Manchester Keep Up To Date: Website//Facebook//Twitter   Words: Gary Lambert Undoubtedly one of the highlights of 2016’s musical calendar was the inaugural presentation to the world of Manchester’s Neighbourhood Festival. A metropolitan festival in the middle of one of the world’s great music cities, it managed to instantly cement itself in … Continue reading

Festival Review: Festival No.6 2017

Festival No.6 2017 Words: Rebecca Worthington For the sixth year running, the peculiar, pastel-coloured village of Portmeirion, home of the 1967 TV Series The Prisoner, transformed into the bijou beauty that is Festival No.6. This idyllic, Italianate village sits on the southern shores of Snowdonia, providing an undulating backdrop of exquisite hillside and sandy coastlines. … Continue reading

Festival Review: Skeleton Coast 2017

Skeleton Coast 2017 Words: Rebecca Worthington Photos: Gary Williams Skeleton Coast Festival returned to The Wirral last weekend for a bohemian bonanza that included Cabbage, Jane Weaver and The Sundowners. Wirral has always had a solid musical heritage, hailing acts such as The Lightening Seeds, The Coral and By The Sea. After a successful first … Continue reading

Festival Review: Liverpool International Festival 2017

Liverpool International Festival 2017 Words: Rebecca Worthington Photos: Graeme Watt Europe’s largest free music festival, LIMF, returned to Sefton Park this weekend for a four-day celebration of musical diversity. With torrential rain and Merseyrail strikes hitting the festival hard, it was down to the spirit of the Liverpool people to bring the festival to life. … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Hope & Glory Festival 2017

Hope & Glory 2017 Words: Gary Feeney Find Hope & Glory online: Website // Facebook // Twitter There’s been an explosion of new festivals in recent times, but few have caught the eye quite like the Hope & Glory has. Taking place in Liverpool’s stunning St George’s Quarter on 5th & 6th August, the 12,500 … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Clay

Clay Words: Gary Lambert It seems that slowly but surely people are turning off the middle of nowhere festival, and getting more excited by the offers of metropolitan festivals. Tents are being replaced by party pads as people realise that you can still see a lot of music whilst also having a shower each morning … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive: Trampolene

Trampolene Words: Leander Hobbs Talking poems, politics and Pete Doherty with Trampolene frontman Jack Jones They must put something in the water in Wales. How else do you explain the sheer breadth of musical talent that has rolled gently out of the valleys in the last 50 years?  Huge stars born and made by a … Continue reading

Festival Review: Blissfields 2017

Blissfields 2017 6th – 8th July 2017 Words: Leander Hobbs Welcome to the stuff of dreams, hold onto your seats and prepare for something magical to happen. Blissfields festival is a little bit of wonder located somewhere between the unlikely towns of Basingstoke and Winchester.  This year the theme was the Bizarre and like all … Continue reading

Festival Review: Bluedot 2017

Bluedot 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina I’m not into science, or space, – my science teacher at school was mean and didn’t engage me in the slightest with the subject. I wasn’t really all that interested in Bluedot at first because of the large science aspect, however, it’s not all about science and so … Continue reading

Festival Review: Barn On The Farm 2017

Barn On The Farm 2017 Words & Photos: Elena Katrina Last year was the first year we went to Barn On The Farm and the moment I left I knew I would need to go back again for 2017 and my wish came true. As a tiny independent festival with a capacity of only 1500 … Continue reading

Festival Preview: Blissfields 2017

Blissfields 2017 6th – 7th July, Winchester Blissfields Online: Website // Facebook // Twitter Tickets on sale here Words: Leander Hobbs   What started out 16 years ago as a small gathering of friends at Bradley Farm near Alresford has turned into one of the most celebrated and must attend festivals of the summer. Over … Continue reading

Festival Review: Bushstock 2017

Bushstock 2017 Various Venues, London, 10th June 2017 Words: Leander Hobbs Photos: Elena Katrina It’s a sweltering hot day in June and I’m sitting in a small wine bar in Shepherd’s Bush; breathing room only.  There’s a buzz in the air as the maximum capacity crowd fidget around the makeshift performance area of two stools … Continue reading

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