(((O))) Category: Festivals

Desertfest London 2017 – Sunday Review

Andy Little continues his coverage of this year’s London Desertfest with his review of the final day, which includes Hark, Elephant Tree, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs and Sleep.

HRH Prog V

HRH Prog V is a resounding success, with headliners Gong, Hawkwind and Wishbone Ash all turning in superlative sets.

Desertfest London 2017 – Saturday Review

Saturday’s Desertfest swings with with laid-back vibes among colossal distorted riffage.

Desertfest London 2017 – Friday Review

As ever Desertfest was a blast, and I saw some great acts, but although it’s getting to be almost a cliche to say it now, the best thing about Desertfest is the atmosphere.

Festival Review: Northern Discomfort Day 2 – Ungdomshuset, Copenhagen

It’s been a great time here in Copenhagen and though it is hard to find a festival that makes it worth the trip, we for sure hope that more people chose this event next year. The environment, the pricing, the acts and everything is perfectly fine about this festival. A great choice and hopefully the organisation can pull it off again to put it up.

Festival Review: Northern Discomfort Day 1 – Ungdomshuset, Copenhagen

A week after Roadburn and still hungry for that riff, so off to Copenhagen for the Northern Discomfort festival. The fest has its second edition this year at community house Ungdomshuset, which is a place for art and activism with a bunch of simple rules dealing with racism, sexism and all those other things that frankly make you an asshole.

Ritual Festival 2017

It looked an impressive bill before the show, and looking back I realise that I saw 13 great sets in one day… It took a good few days to properly get over this show, and I wasn’t even drinking.

Dance To The Beat Of The Living Dead: Raw Power Festival Preview

Raw Power is on it’s way; if you’re missing it you better have a fucking good reason, otherwise you’ll regret it. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow but soon and for the rest of your life.

Festival Review: Roadburn Festival 2017

Our metal editor Sander van den Driesche went on his second Roadburn Festival pilgrimage. And he completely fell in love with the festival this time.

Desertfest London Preview: Sunday

Desertfest 2017 – Sunday’s line-up preview.

Desertfest London Preview: Saturday

The second day of this year’s edition features excellent line ups at each of the four venues in Camden, and indeed it was the first day of the weekend to sell out, which considering the strength of the rest of the bill is some going.

Desertfest London Preview: Friday

Yep, whatever your preference, commercial or cult, there is something for everyone on Friday at Desertfest, Camden.

Preview : Dunk!Festival 2017

Dunk is back for its thirteenth year with one of its most incredible line-ups yet, with a mix of some of the most famous and respected bands in the industry performing side by side with a collection of the world’s most promising up and coming post-rock bands.

Festival Review: Heavy Scotland 2017

Our metal editor Sander van den Driesche went to the first instalment of Heavy Scotland, Scotland’s first proper metal festival. Includes photos by Bruce Cowie.

The Real Merseyside Derby Begins: A Wrong Festival Preview

I’m coming back to Liverpool from the big smoke for one weekend in April and here’s why:

Festival Preview: Moogfest 2017

An exciting roster of over 150 participating artists are heading to the 11th edition of the electronic music festival.

HRH Prog V Preview: Here’s Jonni!

With less than a month to go until HRH’s Prog V kicks off in North Wales, we present the first of our pre-event features: an interview with Chic Festivals charismatic and outspoken CEO, Jonni Davis.

Damnation Festival 2016

Bruce Cowie reports back from another successful Damnation Festival in Leeds. Which includes a few words by Sander van den Driesche as well.

Festival Preview: Damnation Festival 2016

Our metal editor Sander van den Driesche gives you his preview for this year’s Damnation Festival in Leeds.

Festival Preview: Austin City Limits

As it celebrates its fifteenth year, Spencer Blohm gives us a run down of what to expect at 2016’s Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Festival Review: Arctangent – 18th – 20th August 2016 – Fern Hill Farm, Somerset

The weather gods hate math rock. That’s the only conclusion you can really come to after a third (out of four) successive wet Arctangent. It’s starting to feel vindictive but it didn’t distract too much from another blinding festival. By Dan Salter

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