Music

What Happens When Algorithms Design A Concert Hall? The Stunning Elbphilharmonie

The most interesting thing about Herzog and De Meuron’s newly opened concert hall, the Elbphilharmonie, isn’t its wave-like facade, which rises above the city of Hamburg, Germany. It’s not the gently curved elevator at the base of the lobby that…

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‘My chip pan’s on fire!’ South Yorkshire Fire Service’s hilarious take on the Kings of Leon classic

Pete McKee sings in his Yorkshire accent, ‘Wooaahh, me chip pan’s on fire!’ South Yorkshire Fire Service teamed up with band The Everly Pregnant Brothers They hope the video will encourage drunks to get a takeaway instead of cooking A…

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The Changing Face Of Croatia

As the ten year anniversary of the first landing of UK promoters on the Croatian coast approaches, Ally Byers maps how far it’s come. Next summer will mark a decade since the first international festivals appeared in Croatia What began…

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Gramophones

Today, downloading or streaming music to smart phones and tablets is commonplace but a little over a century ago recorded sound was still in its infancy and to play a record, you had to use a hand-cranked machine which had…

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What Not To Do In Ibiza

We’re deep into Ibiza season now, so it’s time you knew how to act Brexit or not, Ibiza will remain the stronghold of Brit abroad clubbing, and your timeline is probably heaving with evidence of every other person you’re mates…

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Things You Need To Know About Partying In Europe Post-Brexit

What about your foreign festival trip, now that we’re leaving the EU? As the reality sets in that Britain will be leaving the European Union, people are starting to question what this means in the long term DJ’s are tweeting…

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Vinyl Records Sales Continue To Rise

Vinyl records sales continue to rise in a world where internet downloads are supposed to rule. CD sales are dropping rapidly and it is the CD that is slowly becoming the forgotten format. Vinyl is back, not just as a…

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