Beach settings combine with bass-heavy sounds for Hideout Festival 2018

Pag Island, Croatia 25 June
Drake, Wireless Festival 2018

Despite the line-up chaos, Wireless still stands as the UK’s most essential rap festival

Finsbury Park, London 6 July

Boats and sunrise sessions: Love International 2018 reviewed

The Garden, Croatia 27 June

Experimental sounds and thoughtful curation shape Terraforma 2018

Villa Arconati, Milan 29 June
Letta Mbulu, Strange Sounds From Beyond © Pierre Zeylstra

Strange Sounds From Beyond took us on a voyage of musical discoveries

Noorderlicht, Amsterdam 23 June

In Photos: Crack Magazine Boat Party at Love International

The Argonauty, Croatia 27 June
Kala Festival 2018 © Alfie Allen

In Photos: Kala Festival

Dhërmi, Albania 20 June
Kala Festival

The first edition of Kala showed promise for a new dance paradise

Dhërmi, Albania 20 June
Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa revives Kush & Orange Juice in a reminder that he can sometimes be great

Roundhouse, London 1 July
Octo Octa © Nacho G Riaza

In Photos: Sónar 2018

Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona 14 June
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alva Noto

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto bring their seamless synergy to The Barbican

Barbican Centre, London 20 June
Lorenzo Senni, Sonar 2018 © Sábado Día

On its 25th anniversary, Sónar finesses its formula for innovation

Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona 14 June

Beyoncé and Jay-Z deliver widescreen theatrics as On The Run II lands in London

London Stadium 15 June
Meadows in the Mountains 2018 © Aron Klein

Escapism in sublime surroundings shapes Meadows in the Mountains 2018

Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria 7 June
The Crave 2018 © Tim Buiting

The Crave 2018: Channelling the spirit of old school rave in The Hague

Zuiderpark, The Hague 2 June

In Photos: AVA Festival 2018

S13 Warehouse, Belfast 1 June