Last weekend I packed my pop-up tent and headed down to Kent for LeeFest, having never heard of it before but spying a few bands I lurrrrved on the bill, and from my first step on-site had the feeling that I’d stumbled across a total gem of a festival.
There’s one question that I seem to be getting quite a lot lately which is rapidly starting to become a bit of a pet peeve of mine: “So, what are you actually planning on doing with your life then?”
Yep, that old chestnut.
Because the truth is, I have no bloody idea what I’m planning on doing with my life – except to live it.
Electro-pop singer, songwriter, and producer Shura has come a long way since worrying about her first live radio performance at the BBC’s infamous Maida Vale studios – smashing multiple hit singles out of the park and cementing her place on our radio ever since. I caught up with her before a fantastic set at LeeFest: The Neverland to chat about the album, playing live, and an alternate career path…
I’ve been a little quiet on the ol’ blogging front lately due to some exciting news – I was chosen to be StubHub’s UK #FestivalPro!! I know what you’re thinking… what the hell does that mean?! Well basically, I had the awesome opportunity to attend three European music festivals and give you guys the lowdown on all the the real action from the ground across all of their social platforms, as well as my own. Cool, huh?
Amber Arcades, the moniker of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, is the new kid on the block when it comes to exciting new sounds for summer. With her debut album Fading Lines released on 3rd June, I caught up with Annelotte to talk about recording the album, what influenced her sound and the exciting paths that have led her to where she is today.
The great American road trip, it’s on many a bucket list, with many people thinking that it’ll stay that way for a long time – an unattainable dream. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are some top tips for road tripping on a budget…