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Interview with Jammer: Can grime be like fine wine? Does it get better with age?, Arts

Interview with Jammer: Can grime be like fine wine? Does it get better with age?

It wasn’t until I heard Fast Life on Logan Sama’s Kiss100 Monday night show that I realise the listening potential involved.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 9 July 2013 at 6:00 am

Interview with Novelist: Looking to the future of grime

“I’m happy that I’ve got the opportunity to spit alongside other DJ’s and MC’s who have been here longer than me,” he says, without an ounce of arrogance but with a considerable amount of confidence.

By | Music | Saturday, 6 July 2013 at 6:00 am

Flow Festival’s Tuomas Kallio on how they’re showing what’s hip and different in Finland, Arts

Flow Festival’s Tuomas Kallio on how they’re showing what’s hip and different in Finland

We think we’re spoilt in the UK when we find a decent noodle stall at a festival – over in Finland, patron of Flow Festival are fed by Helsinki’s top restauranteurs as they enjoy amazing music from local shores and further afield, as Artistic Director Tuomas Kallio explains.

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 5 July 2013 at 3:00 am

Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Paris Hilton taught lesson in English on Twitter by Brazilian schoolchildren, Arts

Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Paris Hilton taught lesson in English on Twitter by Brazilian schoolchildren

A pioneering English school in Brazil has helped its pupils to understand the pitfalls of social media by getting them to point out the grammatical errors made by celebrities on Twitter.

By | Arts, Fame Feed, Film, Music | Thursday, 4 July 2013 at 4:48 pm

Getting personal with Eats Everything, Arts

Getting personal with Eats Everything

Eats Everything has seemingly come from nowhere but he’s actually been around for quite some time. Ahead of his appearance at the Garden Festival in Croatia next weekend, I sat down for an in-depth chat with him, covering everything from his childhood up to his future plans. This is the first part of the interview.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 1 July 2013 at 10:55 pm

Koder: The new Kano?, Arts

Koder: The new Kano?

Koder is certainly a new voice in grime and should definitely be one to look out for – let’s just not go jumping to conclusions just yet

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 1 July 2013 at 5:00 am

ArcTanGent: Standing out from the Crowd, Arts

ArcTanGent: Standing out from the Crowd

There are more festivals in the UK than ever before. Remfry Dedman speaks to the three organizers behind 2000Trees to find out what makes their new festival, ArcTanGent different from the rest

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 28 June 2013 at 5:00 am

Question time with Jamie Lidell, Arts

Question time with Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell is a man who has supported the likes of Elton John on stage, yet still has the same hunger for music – producing it, performing it, writing it – as he did when he first fell in love with it. Fresh off the back of several gigs across Europe, including a standout performance at Sonar, Jamie kindly agreed to answer a few of my questions and here’s the resulting interview… enjoy!

By | Arts, Music | Wednesday, 26 June 2013 at 7:00 am

Disco fever hits London with Future Cinema, Arts

Disco fever hits London with Future Cinema

Maybe it’s a hedonistic reaction to the age of austerity, maybe it’s a backlash against the rise of fiercely futuristic ‘EDM’, or maybe it’s just the cyclicality of music industry trends; whatever the reason, it appears that disco is back.

By | Arts, Music | Wednesday, 26 June 2013 at 5:00 am

The story behind Unknown Festival – Croatia’s newest party, Arts

The story behind Unknown Festival – Croatia’s newest party

This September, hundreds of electronic music fans will descend on Rovinj, North Croatia’s sun-kissed coastline for the inaugural Unknown Festival.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 25 June 2013 at 4:35 pm

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