It’s that time of year again, where the rest of the UK has basically resigned itself to Autumn but Bestival-goers know that there is one last high summer fling to be had. Cars crammed with people and gear are flooding the ferry docks, horns are blaring, people are already on the drinks at 9am… off we go to the Isle. Upon arriving at Robin Hill, it’s clear something has gone awry. For some unknown reason they’ve decided to trickle-open the carparks, meaning those wanting to camp in yellow can’
Festival International de Benicassim is one of the biggest parties of the summer, and the best news is that it's held at a seaside town in Spain. Basically a holiday with the best nightlife you can imagine, not only does it pull incredible DJs such as Snakehips and Jamie XX, but also dance and electronic heavyweights such as Major Lazer and Chemical Brothers. Throw in one of the best live bands of all time Muse and the rapper gliding from strength to strength Kendrick Lamar, and there's no reas
Making Bestival the festival to discover new music is a big part of what keeps us buzzing. Finding an incredible new band that could change your life, or that one amazing unknown track that will blow everyone away is something that our intrepid curator Rob da Bank has made his life’s work. With his monumental musical knowledge helping him to sniff out a cornucopia of mysterious gems, Rob’s track record for discovering the next big thing is unparalleled, and the Invaders of the Future stage is Be
A review of the third installement of Best Kept Secret Festival in Hilvarenbeek, the Nederlands with Libertines, Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds and Alt-J as headliners.