BEATHERDER – REVIEW

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

LONG DIVISION FESTIVAL 2013 – PREVIEW

Run by the ‘Rhubarb Bomb’ fanzine and a huge community effort, Long Division Festival bills itself as “a celebration of independence and D.I.Y. culture”, a description that to be honest, gets the JAM team half-chubbed with excitement. Everything that the corporate behemoths, masquerading as cultural events are not, Long Division makes a virtue out of … Continue reading