Gigs & Festivals

Electric Picnic 2012 photo gallery – artist portraits: The xx, Villagers, Le Galaxie, The Cast Of Cheers, The Staves…

For a different take on Electric Picnic, I went down to Stradbally with photographer Mark…

Electric Picnic 2012 review – My top 5 sets of the weekend

My highlights and a few lows from the ninth year of the festival… Another one…

Twista & Pharrell – ‘Give It Up’ (Nightwave Bootleg)

One DJ set to watch on Saturday at the Electric Picnic is Nightwave’s set at…

Electric Picnic 2012 stage times & mixtape

Bam. 21 tracks leaning on the electronic side from Electric Picnic artists. Featuring Azealia Banks,…

Electric Picnic 2012 – Win VIP tickets

OK, just over a week to go until the ninth year of Electric Picnic happens.…

Electric Picnic 2012 Body & Soul area lineup

After their successful own festival, Body & Soul are back at Electric Picnic this August…

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Hard Working Class Heroes 2012 – The bands playing in A-Z and my picks

Update: Stage times. Hard Working Class Heroes (HWCH) has announced the bands playing the festival…

Win tickets to see Scroobius Pip, Jape, Brassroots, Wonder Villains, and more at Sunflower Fest near Belfast

Sunflowerfest is a small festival happening on Tubby’s Farm, Hillsborough, 10 miles out of Belfast…

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More Electric Picnic 2012 additions: Kimbra, Cold Specks, Perfume Genius, Mark Lanegan, Of Monsters & Men…

Today’s new additions to Electric Picnic. Kimbra Cold Specks Of Monsters & Men Lianne La…

Electric Picnic dance acts: Caribou vs. Four Tet, James Murphy, T.E.E.D., Rustie, Hudson Mohawke, John Talabot…

Oh shit. The following names have been announced for Electric Picnic’s Little Big Tent and…

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Win tickets to Indiependence Festival 2012

You know it’s all about the small festival this year. Cork’s August bank holiday (3th…

EXIT Festival 2012 review

I have been to eight different music festivals this year so far. Eurosonic, SXSW, Sonar,…

Electric Picnic latest additions: Wild Beasts, Grimes, Villagers, Explosions In The Sky…

The latest round of additions for Electric Picnic were released earlier today to add to…

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Win tickets to Berlin Festival

If you fancy heading to one of the best cities in the world for a…

Body & Soul 2012 review

After two years of missing the festival, I finally made it down to one day…

Sonar Festival 2012 review

Around 1998, when my music tastes were turning towards the wider world, electronic music was…

Body & Soul 2012 stage times

Full lineups for the main stages at Body & Soul: Saturday 23rd June MAIN STAGE…

Interview: Jason Pierce of Spiritualized

After yet another unfortunate bout of illness in which he battled liver disease, Jason Pierce…

Win tickets to Body & Soul Festival 2012

Body & Soul Festival is coming up next weekend in Ballinlough Castle in Westmeath with…

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Forbidden Fruit 2012: The highlights

If there’s anything this weekend reminded me, it’s when it comes to festivals, you don’t…