Monthly Archives: September 2012

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Festival feelings… Shambala Festival 2012

Lau accordion player Martin Green called Shambala “everyone’s favourite festival” and he’s probably not wrong. He also went on to say that it was “about a thousand times drier” than the other two festivals they played at this weekend – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment