It is the festival’s 27th edition and the biggest one yet. Amongst this open-air experience, expect to be charmed by world-class headliners MUSE, Slipknot, Machine Gun Kelly and The 1975.
The Burnout Society details the tiredness of a society driven by the self-flagellation of rampant individualism.
I remember telling on my sister once. It was one of those turbulent moments in your young ignorance, where your sibling turns into no other than a walking bag of trickery.
The wasps have drowned and been observed. Onto the next offering from Scottish emcee and producer Tzusan; psychedelic rap but dripping in concrete grittiness, he pulls in fellow Scot and spitter Shogun for the first in a series of projects from the pair ‘Lead Wetsuit Schematics’.
Their prolific writing of tech-infused sounds has resulted in a Beatport top 10, more than 10 million plays on Spotify and releases on Ultra Music, Warner, Sink Or Swim, and Mother Recordings.
The oldest written poem found on earth was about the one thing human beings have managed to understand the least about.
Through reworking, sampling and experimenting, he meticulously put together a new body of work that would become his seventh album.
My mission is to inspire and empower young minds, just as poetry and music did for me when I was growing up.
Group BraCil are back putting new artists into ears and onto vinyl after a small but necessary break; Ghrelin is the latest to be added to their roster, with his soulful single ‘T-Shirt 5am’.
“After growing up in a conservative city, stuck in a mundane, predetermined life, I decided to move to London which changed everything.”
A few people are doing exciting things on the ground in Birmingham – such as Ninioh who is a close friend and collaborator. Overall, as a musical hub, it doesn’t compare to London which presents opportunities of all kinds at any given moment.