Preview: Homobloc Festival 2019

You could be forgiven for thinking that the end of summer means the end of festival season. Thankfully that is not the case, with Manchester’s Homoelectric queer-party crew putting on their first festival, Homobloc. It will take place on the 9th November at Depot, Mayfield; a new 10,000 capacity in Manchester. With two decades of…Read more Preview: Homobloc Festival 2019

A Review: Brave! Factory 2019

Brave! Factory, is a 3 year old festival hosted in the Soviet Era, Kiev's METROBUD Train Depot. Upon our arrival, the first thing that jumped out at us was the vast size of the site. Music was hosted across 6 stages - each of which offered a different aesthetic and vibe. Art installations also provided…Read more A Review: Brave! Factory 2019

A Review: Nachtdigital Mint

Small festivals are able to create a special atmosphere through a combination of factors: special setting, a carefully curated programme, and a crowd full of unpretentious heads aligning for a weekend full of fun. Nachtdigital, one such small festival in the bungalow village of Olganitz, has provided "festival solutions since 1998", evolving over 21 years…Read more A Review: Nachtdigital Mint

A Review: Farr Festival 2018

[Above image credit: Farr] Farr Festival has grown steadily since its inception in 2009, from a gathering of friends to a festival hosting up to 10,000 people. Over this space of time, many other small, boutique style electronic music festivals have sprouted across the UK including Gottwood, Houghton and Field Maneuvers to name a few,…Read more A Review: Farr Festival 2018

A Review: Nachtdigital Flex

It is rare for a festival as renowned as Nachtdigital to remain such an enigma in the age of social media. Many large festivals share every detail online for months in the lead up to the date, leaving little to the imagination. Nachtdigital on the other hand gave little away on their website, Facebook event,…Read more A Review: Nachtdigital Flex

Junction 2 Preview

Every summer London plays host to a bevy of day festivals. However, upon recent experience, rarely do they live up to the hype, despite having all the attributes required of a good festival, i.e. sunny weather and great music. This often comes down to the strict noise restraints and local politics that constantly attempt to…Read more Junction 2 Preview