Festival Finder

Stuck for which festival to go to this summer? Check out this hugely useful interactive tool to help you decide. Created by thetrainline it allows you to select your favourite artists – and reveals the perfect festival for you. Click image to open interactive version (via thetrainline.com).

Music & Words – History & Herstory

History – Herstory: two sides Exploring both sides of the story through music and words, Booked and It’s All Happening are celebrating Women’s History Month, by listening to what both the guys and girls have to say. Booked plays host to spoken words events that explore the world through words, collaborating with  the people whoContinue reading “Music & Words – History & Herstory”

Why reading won’t die

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the art of the written word, or at least the art of consuming that written word is over. But it seems that some people in some places are determined to ensure that books continue to be explored. Until now only used by shady-looking characters exchanging presents, or the kindContinue reading “Why reading won’t die”

A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!

A little bit corporate, somewhat dirty, with its big wire fencing, dusty paths, and discarded chip trays, Reading Festival isn’t one I usually cite as one of my favourites, sometimes lacking the spirit and joie de vivre that percolates smaller festivals. However, with a big reputation, big bucks, and a big profile, it does attractContinue reading “A Sunday afternoon in Reading – Festival 2012!”

2:54 – Sugar

To get everyone heading to the forthcoming gigs (see below) and in the mood for brooding nocturnal powerful pop, 2:54, sisters Hannah and Colette Thurlow have revealed their video for new single Sugar. Immerse yourself in this deliciously dark dancefloor gem. 7 / 27                        Camp Bestival, Dorchester 24/8                          Leeds Festival, Leeds 26/8                          Reading Festival,Continue reading “2:54 – Sugar”