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Promoter Interview: Back of Beyond

July 7th will see a brand new festival unfold in Hertfordshire: Back of Beyond is from the team behind the popular Dry Events and will bring together dance music lovers of all ages thanks to its on point mix of contemporary heroes and enduring stars. The likes of Latmun, Detlef, Faithless, Sandy Rivera, Nick Curly, The Shapeshifters, Josh Butler, Bontan and many more will all play at Frogmore Hill across a mix of woodland and main stages, with a VIP area and much more. Here we speak to the man behind it all to find out more. “we never rest ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Nakadia

For many years now, Nakadia has been bringing Sven Väth to Thailand to play his only gig in the region. It makes for a party that drives the ever more essential scene forward and takes place at Illuzion in Phuket on Saturday January 20th. The gig occurs during the Cocoon label boss’s annual detox and recovery getaway but that doesn’t stop him going all out. Here we speak to the person who makes all this happen about some funny stories over the years, about how Sven inspires the locals and what the club have to do to get ready for ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Envision Festival

Envision Festival takes place from February 22nd to 25th in Costa Rica. It is nestled in a location where the Pacific Ocean meets the wild jungle and is an idyllic setting to refocus your mind, body and soul. As well as musical offerings from the likes of Bob Moses, DJ Tennis, Chaim, Audiofly and Behrouz — plus plenty of local stars and live percussionists—the festival offers a wealth of yoga and meditation classes, performance, education and regenerative strategies and much more. Here we speak to one of the co-founders Josh Wendel about the benefits of such practices, about the challenges ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Gamma Festival

Gamma Festival is a high class event in St Petersburg that mixes avant gard experimental music, art exhibitions and more. Taking place between the 14th and 16th of July 2017, it will showcase different genres of music, from academic neoclassicism to house music to experimental to deep techno, from a carefully curated selection of 85 artists from 15 countries. Scheduled to play are Regis, Rrose, Terrence Fixmer, Vatcian Shadow, Xosar, Kettenkarussell, Ø [PHASE], Mike Parker and many more, all in a number of cool locations such as the Stepan Razin Brewery, the first Russian brewery founded in 1795. Here we ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Gia Sai Agency

You might not know much about agencies like Gai Sia, but you should: it is their hard work that makes all your partying possible. This agency is only a year old but is already well known for some great acts like Jesse Calosso, Birds of Mind and Salome, as well as for putting on their own events with, for example, Jamie Jones and The Martinez Brothers, Carl Cox and Dan and Dyed from Apollonia. They just trend one with a big bash in Dubai and this summer head to Ibiza for some pop up parties, a shop space, and to ... Read more

The World’s Best Promoters: SANDBOX Festival

The sixth edition of SANDBOX Festival in El Gouna, Egypt is a place for everyone to play free from judgement and as free spirits. It is about community and respect and will feature a mix of local rising stars and headliners like Ame, The Mole and Mike Servito all play the picture perfect setting on the Red Sea Riviera, where kite surfers enjoy themselves and sunsets take your breath away.  The people who go to SANDBOX aren’t looking to drink to forget, they are looking for mindful experiences with likeminded curatives and music lovers. As such, for the three day ... Read more