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
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Adriatic Delights

As the summer draws to a close, we reflect on a second season on Obonjan, which returned to the Adriatic coast this year. The unique, 500-capacity hideaway, surrounded by crystal blue sea, was borne out of a desire to create an intimate, cultural destination. Bringing a healthy take on hedonism to Croatia, an extensive wellness Read more…

September 7th, 2017
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It’s Called Art Mum

Though Red Bull Studios are better known for their commitment to music, the platform supports artists across a variety of mediums.  The latest project, taking place at Protein Studios, is a collaboration with illustrator Polly Nor for her second solo exhibition titled “It’s Called Art Mum, Look It Up.” Best known for her dark satirical images of women and their Read more…

August 15th, 2017
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The Beat Hotel checks-out

A mud-free Glastonbury made this year one of our best yet. Weekend guests included Jamie xx, Peaking Lights, Seth Troxler, Throwing Shade, Metronomy and more, who all soundtracked an unforgettable sixth year of the Beat Hotel at Worthy Farm. Selection of photo highlights by Dan Medhurst See you in 2019 Beatniks…

June 27th, 2017
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Sónar 2017

Always a highlight of our summer, we joined Red Bull Music Academy in Barcelona for another year at one of Europe’s most innovative festivals, Sónar.  Fresh from the release of his new record, Thundercat joined RBMA’s three-day billing alongside Robert Hood’s live alias Floorplan, Pan Daijing, Suzanne Ciani and many more. A high point from the weekend Read more…

June 19th, 2017
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Demon Dayz with Gorillaz

The sun beamed down on the debut of the Gorillaz one-day festival Demon Dayz at the newly-refurbished Dreamland in Margate last weekend. It was a pleasure to join the Red Bull TV team as they broadcast across two stages straight from the festival to the rest of the world. Curated by Gorillaz founders Damon Albarn Read more…

June 12th, 2017
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Sign of the Times

Opening its doors for a sixth year on Wednesday 21st June, our beloved party hotel at Glastonbury, with the biggest carpet and all the world’s DJs wrapped in bathrobes returns. Drinking and dancing are both on the menu as we prepare to check-in the likes of Jamie xx, DJ Tennis, Sampha, Young Marco, Daniel Avery, Fort Romeau, Read more…

June 2nd, 2017
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Riddim Rally

All roads lead to the final of Red Bull Riddim Rally, the first ever head-to-head producer clash in the UK. For the last few weeks, talent from across the country have taken place in regional heats at tasked with creating three brand new productions within timed studio sessions. With the Midlands round yet to take Read more…

April 24th, 2017
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Back to the island

Returning for its second year, the idyllic island of Obonjan has announced the programme for its extended, ten-week summer season. Launching last year, Obonjan will continue where it left off in September 2016, offering guests a feast of new experiences intended to inspire, excite and enrich in equal measure, and we can’t wait to get back Read more…

March 16th, 2017
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