An open letter to my 23-year-old self

Hey you. You got into the habit of writing these on your 21st birthday and three years later, it’s stuck. Normally you do it actually on your birthday, but you’re late this year because you’ve been having such a good time. Remember that. 23 has been one hell of a year. It’s been up and down, but for the first… View Post

All Points East Festival 2019

All Points East is a festival I’d actually never heard of until Bring Me The Horizon announced they were headlining one of the days. APE is a ten-day event in Mile End in London with separate days of music over the weekends it spans. We managed to score free tickets for the second Friday of it this year, which was… View Post

Kicking Off Festival Season | Slam Dunk 2019

Slam Dunk Festival is one of those which, every year, is just incredible. 2019 for me has had one of the best lineups of recent years; there were bands I am in love with now, bands that I grew up with as a teenager and new emerging bands who I’m just getting into. Since they moved Slam Dunk out of… View Post

Waterless washing at festivals with Pits & Bits*

Festivals are grimy places. If you’re one of those people who thinks Coachella is what all festivals are like, everyone turns up looking fresh off a catwalk every day and you can totally remain clean, you’re wrong. Sorry. Move along now. I’m sure there are some festivals like that, but unfortunately we have the great British summer to contend with.… View Post

6 Bands To Catch At Download Festival

With Download Festival officially next month, I’m starting to get myself hyped for festival season. This year’s Download has one of the best lineups I’ve seen for some years. There are so many artists I already love and new ones I’ve found who are playing in 2019, so I’ve compiled a list of the ones I can’t wait to see.… View Post