Bloc organisers say sorry

Interesting statement from the Bloc organisers on their website and an interview with them on Resident Advisor. Personally, I find the whole episode very sad. I’ve never been to Bloc but it was the premier electronic music festival in the UK and its tie-up with London Pleasure Gardens was a truly exciting partnership. Unfortunately, neither will […]

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Rescuing the rave

This article is a brilliant response in the ever-entertaining Quietus to the Bloc fiasco. You know, festivals are supposed to reaffirm your faith in human nature. And that was always what rave was all about – albeit normally a communal experience that was enhanced by the ecstasy. However, it is encouraging and reaffirming to read about […]

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