March 2017 marks the second edition of SXM Festival. A first year edition in an unknown territory is never easy, but the organisation did a hell of a job managing it under all circumstances. This year they had us amazed again, and certainly topped last year. The set up and stage design was out of this world and also the Mayer Sound System was spot on. Here a foto report by Ded Agency from SXM Festival 2017. A full written report on our experiences coming to you soon. Featured Image: Ded Agency for SXM Festival
We all know the phones on the dancefloor conversation: should you? shouldn’t you? where? why? all of that… Well, everyone’s favorite multi-national behemoth Apple seems to know this conversation too and has now been awarded a patent that, theoretically, will be able to block mobile phone camera within certain spaces. Basically, using the iPhones infrared sensor (see diagram below), participating venues would be able to transmit data points, making iPhone cameras shut off when pointed at the stage. The patent has been circling around Apple since 2011 and, at time of writing, there has been no announcement to implement the ... Read more
The turntable (originally, the gramophone) has been around since 1877. With such an extensive history as a source of entertainment, musical instrument, and design accessory, it is without a doubt the machine has had some very high profile fans over the years. Here, we have come across a handful of photos, some dating back to 1925, of some of the finest and most legendary starlettes the world has seen, posing with their beloved record players and turntables. From Rita Hayworth to Billie Holiday to Marlene Dietrich and beyond, we see that the turntable has truly always been en vogue. Enjoy ... Read more
We had a blast at Park Am See last week. Here is part two of the photo report, shot by Timo Steenvoorden. Enjoy!