This year's Boardmasters looks set to be the finest yet, a celebration of all things surf, sun (assuming the UK heatwave continues) and serious tunes, packing a mammoth bill of names in its suitcase. We've gone through the line-up and come up with just 10 artists you've got to catch if you're heading down. You can see the full list of who's playing here. Without further ado, then...
Drumcode Festival has announced the full line-up and set times for its debut edition, which takes place in Amsterdam on 18th August.
Well over 25 names are set to appear, including label bossman Adam Beyer and associates such as Dense & Pika, Ida Engberg, Joseph Capriati, Pan-Pot, Bart Skils, Amelie Lens and Nicole Moudaber.
Amsterdam Dance Event has announced its first wave of confirmed artists with Jeff Mills and Nina Kraviz leading the eclectic line-up.
Imagine the scenario — you walk into the booth with nothing more than a pair of headphones, login with your username and password to the always-connected CDJ and your whole music library, playlists, cue points and every track ever released on Beatport is at your fingertips, immediately recalled from the cloud and ready to play within seconds. No USB sticks, no SD cards, just a username and password and an unlimited supply of records.
There’s a rave happening on a Georgian beach resort this summer. EchoWaves, a new beachside festival from Serbian promoters EXIT, is set to take place in Anaklia, Georgia, between 23rd and 26th August.
Over 100 festivals have joined the Keychange pledge, which encourages “festivals to sign up to a 50:50 gender balance pledge by 2022,” according to the campaign’s website.
Above & Beyond have revealed the full details for their upcoming all-inclusive trance festival: Anjunabeach Riviera Maya, set to place in Mexico’s Riviera Maya between 4th and 6th January 2019.
Techno festival Kappa Futur, which runs between 7th and 8th July in Torino, Italy, has added the brand-new Futur Stage, a 7,500-square metre area of rusted industrial columns, exposed stonework and lawns.
A new survey has reported that 22% of UK festivalgoers, which equates to one in five festival attendees, have experienced sexual harassment or assault.