Back In Da Corner

Back with the second instalment of the UK tour, Red Bull Music Academy has announced that Dizzee Rascal will perform Boy In Da Corner for the first time ever in the UK. Dizzee’s Mercury-winning debut album arguably lit the touch paper of grime’s first wave, and now will perform his iconic introduction, from start to Read more…

September 12th, 2016
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RBMA UK Tour Returns

After a blinding 2015 edition, the Red Bull Music Academy UK Tour returns in 2016, featuring a 32-date run of shows hitting two brand new destinations, Liverpool and Leeds, and stopping off in two of 2015′s host cities for a second time: Glasgow and London. As before, the Tour will feature club nights, studio sessions, Read more…

August 16th, 2016
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INDIE50 Announced

It’s been a long road, but after the round of public nominations – courtesy of you guys, through judges votes – thanks Tom, Laura, Stephen, Kevin, Jason and Dave, and a cross country expedition – we salute you Dan and Josh, we’re very pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural WeGotTickets INDIE50! This one’s Read more…

August 11th, 2016
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Check Out: Beat Hotel 2016

So passes into memory another year at the Beat Hotel – our 5th year at Glastonbury since opening in 2011. Below follows a selection of some of the highs (no lows), the thrills and spills that were 2016 at the Beat Hotel. All photos taken by Marc Sethi.  

July 6th, 2016
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Obonjan Lines Up

Obonjan has released the full line up for it’s inaugural season, confirming just how spoilt the island’s visitors are set to be come the end of July. Bolstering the already stellar bill of acts, the same team who brought you Unknown festival have drawn more names from across the globe to satisfy every taste and Read more…

July 5th, 2016
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Trump Cushion

What do you do with a politician like Donald Trump – known for both an inflated sense of self and for spouting a lot of hot air? Put his face on a whoopee cushion of course. That’s just what the Trump Cushion, launching today – 4th July 2016 – has done, with 100% of the Read more…

July 4th, 2016
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Sonar Sounds

Dropping in for their 12th year at Sónar Festival, Red Bull Music Academy raised the roof of the SonarDôme last weekend, putting on an eclectic mix of Academy alumni and more established names from Thursday – Saturday at 2016′s event. Among them were post-dubstep troubadour Jamie Woon, longtime RBMA affiliate Gerd Janson, Detroit techno institution Read more…

June 22nd, 2016
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The Beat Goes On

Five years and the beat goes on. 2016 sees the now infamous Beat Hotel – a joint venture between ourselves, friends and cocktail whizzes SoulShakers, and titanic events production team Gorilla Events – land at Glastonbury Festival for it’s fifth year of operations! No mean feat, after four years of gathering momentum, we’ve pulled out Read more…

June 15th, 2016
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Gigi Masin for House Of Peroni

With The House Of Peroni residency in full swing, it’s time we took a quick look at the man who, when world class DJs aren’t spinning cosmic rarities live every Friday and Saturday, has curated the House playlist with his inimitable Venetian flare. Ambient pioneer Gigi Masin has been a musician, composer and producer since Read more…

June 8th, 2016
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Soho Radio Rare Cuts

Continuing our Rare Cuts playlist series at Zelman Meats, this month sees local broadcasting hot shots Soho Radio contribute two five-hour playlists to the Soho meat mongers. A beguiling mix of swing, funk, rock and everything in between, the selections are testament to a variety that has cemented the station that calls a small coffee Read more…

June 1st, 2016
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