GALA lines up

After announcing the stage partners last month, GALA reveals the artist joining the party on Bank Holiday Sunday 27th May. Presenting a carefully-curated mix of breaking acts alongside some of the biggest names in disco and house, GALA’s 2018 line-up salutes many of the birthplaces, innovators and visionaries of modern dance music. Chicago house legend Derrick Carter dons Read more…

March 2nd, 2018
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Back to Mine with Jack Daniel’s

We’re heading out with Jack Daniel’s this spring, embarking on a partnership with the Music Venue Trust to host a three-date mini-tour, with Circa Waves, Peace (pictured) and Band of Skulls each playing an intimate homecoming show.  Continuing the brand’s ongoing support for independent music, 100% of the ticket price will be going to the Music Venue Trust, a Read more…

March 2nd, 2018
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GALA Lands

Following an unforgettable sell out year last summer, GALA festival returns this Bank holiday Sunday, 27th May, for the third incarnation of its annual knees up. Jumping a few postcodes, but still staying close to its South London roots, the festival announces its move to neighbouring Peckham Rye Park. Set amongst Peckham Rye, the festival Read more…

February 1st, 2018
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Christmas on Paper

If, like us, this wintry weather is making you want to do all your Christmas shopping from the comfort of your computer chair, yet Amazon isn’t quite hitting the spot, FEAR NOT!  We’re proud to present (not one but) two limited edition prints, published by Kingdom Collective – perfect for any last-minute gift giving. Firstly, Read more…

December 14th, 2017
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Paths Unknown

In the lead up to its 20th Anniversary, Red Bull Music Academy brought Paths Unknown to London and Sheffield this winter: a double-header of live shows, lectures and workshops in celebration of the moments of inspiration that occur when an artist steps beyond their comfort zone. Whilst Toddla T descended on his native Steel City Read more…

December 13th, 2017
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Black Map Friday

Two years ago to the week we launched the New York Music Map.  A collaboration with long time KC friend/writer Frank Broughton (DJ History, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life) and illustrator Adam Hayes, we set out to visually represent one of our favourite cities in the form of a typographical map comprising some Read more…

November 24th, 2017
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KC Thinks: The Importance of Place

Within PR or marketing, authenticity rules. No matter how much money or out-of-the box thinking you throw at something, without a real and believable narrative to tell, you don’t have much to go on. This is as true for music and culture as anywhere else. After all, we’re not selling boxes of cereal, but something Read more…

November 21st, 2017
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KC Talks To: Moscoman

One of our favourite DJs and producers, we sit down with Tel Aviv-native Moscoman for a quick chat amidst his hectic touring schedule. The rising artist has been turning heads with his unique ear for bringing the sound of the Middle East to the dance floors of today, via his Disco Halal imprint. Hey Mosco, Read more…

November 15th, 2017
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Diggin’ in the Carts

Japanese video game music has had an immeasurable impact on today’s electronic music. A subject explored in Nick Dwyer’s 2014 Red Bull Music Academy documentary series “Diggin’ in the Carts”, the project returns this winter in a brand new format. A collaboration between Nick and label boss Kode9, Hyperdub is set to release a compilation Read more…

October 24th, 2017
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Atlanta Clash

Red Bull Culture Clash made its debut in Atlanta over the Bank Holiday weekend, with the Unruly crew crowned Clash champions, despite missing their leader Popcaan. Beating off Tinie Tempah’s Disturbing London, hometown heroes Eardrummers with Mike-WILL-Made-It and the Wondagurl-fronted EnjoyLife, the Jamaican squad won the affection of the three-thousand strong crowd on the night. Read more…

September 19th, 2017
posted by Footman