Growing from a word-of-mouth celebration of mind-bending downtempo music for 700 like-minded experience seekers to the globally recognised 35,000 plus festival it is today, the Big Chill’s 16-year legacy makes it something of a national treasure on the Brit festival circuit.
Rather than desperately compete with the scrum for today’s cutting-edge acts, the best looking new kid on this year’s festival block is tracing back through five decades of British cool.
Not only is this year’s Creamfields line-up ticking off every genre imaginable, it’s generally inviting the biggest brands in the business to showcase them...
A social institution for thousands of London clubbers, SW4 is now a two-day event with Sunday’s event replacing Get Loaded festival on the common.
The official full-stop on the British summer, it's hard to believe that Rob Da Bank's Bestival is only six years old such is its standing.
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Redlight - the artist formerly known as Clipz - is flipping the dance script, shattering genres into a million pieces and pioneering a mongrel music that’s thrilling a new electronic generation.
With a barrel full of dancefloor killers in his arsenal and a series of key festival appearances throughout the summer, he’s poised for greatness. DJmag learns more…
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