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Moseley Folk Festival 09 – Saint Etienne

Dan Davies talks to Saint Etienne’s main man Bob Stanley about his part in Moseley folk From 1960s inspired pop to ambient electronica to euro house, Saint Etienne have played many different styles of music ...

Sep, 03

Synch 2009, Technopolis, Athens, Greece, 12-13 June

Contrary to the image that I’d had in my head, Technopolis, the venue for Synch Festival, wasn’t the techno equivalent of the Acropolis. I wanted the building to be made of glowstick pillars with great ...

Jun, 20
Coachella, Indio CA, 19-21 April 2009

Coachella, Indio CA, 19-21 April 2009

Received wisdom has always told us that the English like queuing but based on our first impressions of this Californian festival, Americans seem to quietly accept them too. Thankfully some still break the rules. It ...

May, 10
The Big Chill 1 – 3 August 2008

The Big Chill 1 – 3 August 2008

Not surprisingly after fourteen years of multiplying chills you pretty much know what to expect of this festival. There’s the consistent line-up full of regulars and the crowds of usual suspects – from pleasant family ...

Aug, 30
Supersonic Festival, Birmingham, 11-13 July 2008

Supersonic Festival, Birmingham, 11-13 July 2008

The sonic yaw of rock from a grounding in heavy metal, pushed through by the driving rhythms of twisted techno and dirty drum’n’bass; falling back on transcendental peace and harmony – still with a niggle ...

Jul, 30
Sónar Festival 19, 20, 21 June 2008

Sónar Festival 19, 20, 21 June 2008

Dan Davies goes for a festival but stays for a fiesta. I don’t care what people say about trench spirit, when it boils down to it, festivals are supposed to be in sunny weather, anything ...

Jul, 25
Dot To Dot, Bristol, 24th-25th May 2008

Dot To Dot, Bristol, 24th-25th May 2008

Po-faced prima donna performers, bo-ho hopping females and the occasional mega-geek… Dan Davies finds pleasure between the usual dots. Dot To Dot has rightly or wrongly gathered a reputation as a festival full of Nathan ...

May, 29

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