Tag: Secret Garden Party

Interview: Toyboy & Robin

London-based duo Toyboy & Robin stormed into the scene in 2012 and achieved early recognition with their summer hit ‘Jaded’. Over the course of the 5 years, the pair have developed their sound, experimenting in the cross-over field for a couple of years and now they are channeling from early influences within the underground house scene. Preparing for what is bound to be a busy summer, Toyboy & Robin recently released their ‘Levitate’ EP and we find out more about what has inspired their new sound and what their plans are for the year. “My USB pen is OCD and ... Read more

DHL Mix #111 By Ceri

Ceri earned her reputation as one of the best after-hours DJ’s in the UK, during her residency for famous London after-hours, Jaded, where she regularly played sets of 9 hours plus. It was during this residency and her other residencies where she honed her distinctive but varied sound and has since built a name for herself playing as a guest for other nights all over the world. Her love of DJing meant she soon turned her hand to production too and her music quickly developed a dedicated fan base, including her tracks being played by the scene’s most influential figureheads, ... Read more

In A First For The UK, Festival Hosts On Site Drug Testing Service

In a first for UK based festivals, The Secret Garden Party offered on site drug testing service as a free public service. The event, which was held over the weekend and featuring the likes of Caribou, Air, and Maribou State, was overseen by drug awareness initiative The Loop, who have previously only been able to test discarded drugs or those confiscated by the authorities. The results of the on-site initiative were interested, to say the least, as senior policy analyst for Transform Drug Policy Foundation Steve Rolles said, “Around a quarter of people who brought in their drugs then asked ... Read more

Guide: Top 10 UK Festivals

Festival season is fast approaching with the long-established players mixing it up with some newcomers to present the UK with an unbelievable amount of choice. London has its fair share of music-based festivals this year, as always, while up and down the country there are countless events on offer – we’re spoilt for choice and some of you may be a little bit confused as to which to spend your hard-earned cash on, so we’ve compiled a list of 10 choice festivals to get stuck into this season… We Are FSTVL Last year We Are FSTVL announced themselves on the ... Read more