6 things we learned at The Great Escape

We headed down to Brighton for The Great Escape, kicking off this year’s festival season. Showcasing over 400 up-and-coming artists from all over the world, in 35 venues across the city, here are 6 things we learned from our time down there. 1. Amyl and the Sniffers are Melbourne’s new answer to punk Over to the Read more…

May 24th, 2018
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KC Thinks: Turf Wars

Since the beginning of time (when man-went-to-rave), promoters have boasted a territorial nature, from the artists they book to the clubs they take over. When these promoters spilled over into the festival market, never more so had the war paint been applied. With every year comes new events and, with the number of spaces (especially Read more…

April 11th, 2018
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IAMDDB Flies High

One of the most exciting talents around right now, we’re proud to be working on IAMDDB’s first headline series of shows: a concept-driven four-parter, entitled Flightmode Live. Each event this April (spanning consecutive nights in Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and London) will offer a unique, one-off experience, while also celebrating her new mixtape of the same Read more…

March 27th, 2018
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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
posted by Footman