Posts tagged "Festivals"

Q+A: Five Minutes with Insomnia Dance Festival

Last month, Insomnia Dance Festival announced a diverse and, by all accounts, massive lineup for its inaugural event. Set to take place next week at Switzerland’s largest indoor venue, The Hallenstadion, Insomnia will see the likes of Armin Van Buuren, Meduza, and Vini Vici play across three stages. Rooted in

With sounds from across Africa’s electronic music scene taking over Europe’s dancefloors, it only makes sense that one of the continent’s biggest exports should take the stage at Barcelona promoter Brunch Electronik’s inaugural three day festival. Celebrating a decade of the brand, South African DJ and producer Shimza joins a

Goldenvoice, the organisers of Coachella, have been fined $117,000 (£94,071) for breaching curfew rules each night during the first weekend of the festival. Coachella signed an agreement with the city of Indio in 2013 which included a curfew policy of midnight for Fridays and Saturdays, and 11 PM for Sundays.

According to new research by Pirate, major UK music festivals are booking fewer new acts each year. Pirate analyzed 32 of the UK’s biggest festivals, excluding Glastonbury, and found that line-ups have become “homogeneous” with popular names recurring. The research shows that in 2016, festivals with over 50,000 capacity had

Early last year, Norwegian electronic music duo Röyksopp sent fans into a tailspin after the appearance of a mysterious post on social media, teasing… something. That post would evolve into a cryptic website, and that website would eventually unlock to reveal the world of Profound Mysteries, the latest galaxy in

Iconic producer Aphex Twin has dropped hints about his first live show since 2019. According to NME, a mysterious website with the URL and featuring the producer’s logo inside the word LONDON has fans into a tailspin. Now, fans are speculating that this could be a message hinting at

California’s most Instagrammable two weekend festival, Coachella has announced the full lineup for its 2023 edition. Set to take place across April 14-16, and again from April 21-23, the festival will happen at its usual home at the Empire Polo Club. This year’s edition includes some interesting electronic music choices.

The Amsterdam Dance Event has added heavyweights Richie Hawtin, Peggy Gou, and Hardwell to its conference programme. Martin Garrix will also be sitting down to host an ‘In Conversation’ with Italian DJ and producer Joseph Capriati. Hawtin will host an NFT minting masterclass, Hardwell will take part in a discussion

Uganda’s Nyege Nyege Festival will proceed as planned despite pressure from the Ugandan government to cancel the event amidst fears of “sexual immorality.”  The Ugandan parliament’s official Twitter account tweeted on Tuesday that the festival, set to take place in the Jinja District of Uganda next week, had been “stopped.”

The Amsterdam Dance Event has revealed the first artists on the lineup for their upcoming 2022 event.  Taking place over five days from October 19th to October 23rd, this year marks the festival and conference’s first full edition event since 2019. Due to the pandemic, the event has functioned at

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