Festivals

My My & Emika, plus Duck Sauce’s Big Bad Wolf

I spent last weekend in Barcelona at Sonar 2011 and have┬ácome away with a renewed love for a few artists, plus a new found hunger for others. The first of which is the combination of My My & Emika, which we heard in a quirky bar called Soda. A flash of Soundhound, and I’d discovered […]

Sonar 2011, a review

Sonar 2011, a review

A brief overview in bullets: When you have to get on a plane to go to a festival, the excitement increases tenfold Sonar’s organisation is incredibly impressive. You can’t use cash at the bars, so instead buy tickets for specific drinks ahead of time. A combination spirit/mixer (with what I can only assume is a […]

Bingo at Ultra Music Festival, Miami

Bingo at Ultra Music Festival, Miami

Ultra music festival (UMF)/Miami Music Week starts this Friday, and as usual, has a stellar line up of electro acts on its three-day bill. From deadmau5 to The Chemical Brothers and Underworld, it’s set to be another great year. Barcelona’s SONAR is my focus for this Summer (and my first ever festival abroad), but I’ve […]

Free music from Mr Scruff & Two Door Cinema Club

Free music from Mr Scruff & Two Door Cinema Club

First up, a code from Mr Scruff to download a one-hour recording from one of his gigs. Picked up at The Big Chill (though unlikely to be a session from there to be honest), but still a perfect sixty-minute soundtrack to productivity. I’m not sure when this will run out though, so visit http://mrscruff.com, click […]