Before regulation, before the awful Criminal Justice Act of 1994, before corporate sponsorship and sound limiters, there was the festival. If you cast your gaze back, across videos of Terry Reid playing the Glastonbury Fayre of 1971 or later, Spiral Tribe at Castlemorton in 1992, you get a sense of the freedom and creativity that … Continue reading


With less than two weeks to go until the party starts, Beatherder have finally released full details regarding the second of their two, new-for-2013, arenas and my god, they’ve smashed it again! The ingeniously titled Maison D’etra, will essentially be the live-music counterpart to The Fortress, the new 60 foot long rave box. Aside from … Continue reading