Want to know why you should head over to Hackney Wick on Saturday? Not convinced just by the prospect of over forty bands and artists playing this multi venue festival that is now in its fourth year and has sold out and received rave reviews in its previous three? Read on for some more reasonsContinue reading “Visions Festival – for tunes and dogs (downward and dapper)”
Three years in, and Visions Festival shows no sign of losing its enthusiasm and power at the same time as it marks itself as a reliably brilliant stalwart in the London festival scene. The maudlin lilt of Camera Obscura, frantic fuzz courtesy of Merchandise, angry punk by Fat White Family and Son Lux‘s digital blissContinue reading “Visions 2015”
In the year when the successful Camden Crawl folded, the outlook for Visions was mixed. Was the RIP of CC a sign that we are over wristband festivals, or was it just that new blood is needed. After a successful debut last year, the Hackney one-dayer, with 28 bands playing across four venues, complete withContinue reading “Visions Festival”
Love a bit of summery pop, and Archie, Marry Me by Alvvays is probably the perfect example. From Toronto, the five piece make the bittersweet jangly pop that makes sunny evenings tingle.