Kala Festival 2018 review

The debut Kala Festival introduced the Albanian coastline as a destination for music-lovers and explorers of fresh settings to party. Mike Barnard was there.

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Sónar 2018 report

Sónar marked the 25th edition of its Barcelona festival by attracting its highest attendance of 126,000 and more than 150 performances. Mike Barnard reports.

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Nuits Sonores 2018 review

More than 143,000 festival-goers made the 16th edition of Nuits Sonores a record-breaking year for the Lyon event. Mike Barnard was there.

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LWE NYD 2018

LWE hosted a New Year’s Day party at London’s Tobacco Dock for the fifth year on Monday, January 1st. Mike Barnard was there.

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FABRICLIVE x SaSaSaS review

SaSaSaS presents and Get Hype Records took over a room each for FABRICLIVE on Friday, December 8th for a dual drum & bass session loaded with heavyweight names. Mike Barnard was there.

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He Said/She Said Halloween 2017

Mike Barnard and Ann McManus spooked themselves into a Halloween techno double header of DJ Nobu and Surgeon at Oval Space then the annual Drumcode Halloween party.

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Hospitality in the Park 2017 review

Hospitality in the Park returned to London with a London Elektricity 16-piece band, Roni Size marking the 20th anniversary of New Forms plus Fred V & Graffix. Ann McManus was there.

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Wanderlust 108 review

More than 2,000 people gathered in Victoria Park for Wanderlust 108, the UK’s first mindful triathlon of a 5k run, yoga session and mass meditation.

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Elrow Town London Review

Outlandish party-starters Elrow hosted their biggest event in the UK when Elrow Town landed in London. Mike Barnard got involved.

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