Posts by Sirin Kale (@thedalstonyears)

Lost Village review

Avalon Emerson and Midland triumph at Lost Village 2017

Lincolnshire 24 August

Techno titans and UFO landings at Neopop Festival 2017

Viana do Castelo, Portugal 3 August

Restorative sounds and ambient textures at Obonjan Island

Obonjan Island, Croatia 18 July

Jeff Mills’ orchestral planetary odyssey fails to launch

Barbican Centre, London 12 June

Perspective: Tales from the Comment Section

Sirin Kale examines the makeshift revival of forums and the politics of ‘woke bros’ in electronic music

Get Together: How Collectives Are Building Dance Music’s Better Future 

As restorative as dancefloors are, they can also be an unsafe place for some. Sirin Kale gets to know the collectives that are doing away with unbalanced power structures and concentrating directly on the party

Sunfall make good on their promises to London

Brockwell Park, London 9 July

Subverting stale, pale, male publishing with Orlando

We speak to Philomena Epps of ‘Orlando’, an ambitious culture zine aiming to provide something new to an already crowded publishing landscape

Progressive Publishing:
Is This a Golden
Era for Female-Focused Zines?

Step into the world of Mushpit, Cuntry Living, Polyester and OOMK, where zine creators reclaim culture and identity from the grips of capitalism