Ponchos, umbrellas and quality sound combined with a no-nonsense party crowd to overcome the rain at Percolate Open Air. Mike Barnard was there.
Samantha Kemmy experiences Afropunk’s takeover of Printworks London featuring The Internet, Danny Brown, Saul Williams and JME.
Mike Barnard was at Farr Festival to take in the new stage plus sets from Booka Shade, Mr G, Young Marco, Craig Richards and Omar-S.
Mike Barnard reports from the three days of Sónar Barcelona (with a little help from Laura Jones).
We rifled through the artists playing at Farr Festival to pick out some of the less obvious acts to see each day.
The second edition of Junction 2 put the festival up there with the great European techno events. Mike Barnard and Ann McManus give their views.
We take a pick of an acts to see away from the main Drumcode stage who might otherwise pass you by.
Read our review of Love Saves the Day in Bristol’s Eastville Park.
We reflect on whether Printworks London lived up to the hype after the curtain came down on its first music series.
A year on from the end of Bloc Weekend, we reminisce about the fun side of the music festival.
Nina Kraviz marks the launch of new label Galaxiid with a party at Printworks London featuring Bjarki, Luke Vibert, Dopplereffekt, 808 State, PTU and Aleksi Perala.
Adam Beyer produces a rapturously-received, eight-hour set as Junction 2 takes over the Press Halls.
We spend 10 hours in new London venue Printworks as its in-house music series debuts.
London’s electronic music community gets another boost when new venue Printworks opens in Canada Water.
Manchester’s Warehouse Project teamed up with London-based promoters The Hydra for three rooms of house and techno.
Mike Barnard and Ann McManus rave through the Drumcode Halloween spooktacular at Tobacco Dock and Studio Spaces.
Samantha Kemmy checks out the inaugural edition of Afropunk London celebrating the creativity and freedom of spirit in alternative black culture.
Moondance Festival closed the Found Series 2016 with loud sound, minimal queuing and a rave spirit that harked back to the 1990s.
Dimensions Festival marks its fifth year with performances from Mr Fingers, Massive Attack, Richie Hawtin and Octave One over five days in a celebration of underground music from jazz, funk and soul to bass, disco and techno.
Clapham’s annual dance music festival takes to the Common, with The Chemical Brothers headlining on Sunday 28th August.
Following our preview of the Dimensions Festival opening concert and boat parties, look over the daytime beach stage and nighttime spaces in the Fort Punta Christo.
House, funk, soul, dancehall, disco and garage legends were brought together when 51st State Festival returned to North London’s Trent Park.
In our first Dimensions Festival 2016 preview we look forward to the opening concert and boat parties.
Spanish fiesta Feria de Abril swapped Seville for London as Elrow took over North Greenwich’s Studio 338.
The Found Series flagship Found Festival returned to south Brixton’s Brockwell Park on Saturday, June 11th for a day of underground house, techno and disco across five stages.