Posts by Annie Parker

Rising: SoFTT are serious about having fun

Trevor McFedries and Kablito, a.k.a. Karen Freire, are replicating the vibrancy of Miami’s wildly varied club landscape through their ostentatious blend of Eurodance, trance and pop. Here, the duo discuss emo, influences and having fun

Usher in the summer with a new playlist from DJ Spit

The Berlin-based DJ dabbles in “lots of positive emotions with a good portion of euphoria” for his club-ready Selections

Rewire 2023 © Parcifal Werkman

Rewire Festival 2023: A euphoric and contemplative edition

Various venues, The Hague 6 April

Listen Festival 2023: Highlights from the Brussels gathering

Various venues, Brussels 27 March


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Rising: Yushh is on a quest for something new

For this month’s Rising feature, the Bristol-based DJ, producer and Pressure Dome label head talks early inspirations, current goals and expressing vulnerability through music

Rising: Alina Labour is aligning her sound with her soul

For Dominican producer Alina Labour, music is an escape from the everyday chaos which surrounds her. She connects with Annie Parker for a discussion about My Bloody Valentine, her close-knit community, and life in Santo Domingo

James K

“Go on a trip to get lost” with the multidisciplinary artist and Incienso signee

Rising: Eden Samara is discovering herself through music

Eden Samara is fast on her way to becoming your favourite DJ’s favourite pop star. We catch up with the Canadian singer and producer prior to the release of her debut album ‘Rough Night’

Alfresco Disco 2022: The elusive Bristol party returns to its roots

Central Bristol 9 July

Hideout Festival 2022: A fun-filled chapter with mainstream and underground dance acts

Zrće Beach, Croatia 3 July

AVA Festival 2022: A testament to the Belfast rave scene

Titanic Slipways 3 June

Tracking Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun’s voyage into the futures of nightlife experiences with Tour de Moon

Tour de Moon is a UK-wide festival dedicated to celebrating nightlife and counterculture. Ahead of its next series of events in Newcastle, we catch up with project founder Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun

Manami on spreading joy and inclusion in Bristol’s electronic scene

DJing was an unexpected career trajectory for Manami. Here, the Bristol-based artist talks music production, her classical training and giving back to the city’s community


A pulsating entry from Montréal producer and Nervous Horizon affiliate SIM

Director Naomi Grant paints fearless pictures for artists with a vision

Watch Grant’s stunning video for Infinite Coles’ ‘Infidel’, created through Crack Magazine’s Three Minutes scheme

Strawberries & Creem 2021: Carnival, soca and figureheads of the UK rap scene

Childerley Orchard, Cambridge 18 September

In photos: Fred Perry’s All Our Tomorrows event

100 Club 15 September

Artist Kelvin Bueno is finding momentum in the in-between

A conversation about creativity and resilience with the multidisciplinary artist

Alfresco Disco 2021: A celebratory return for the Bristol institution

The Underground 7 August