Riverside Festival, 27/5/18

It’s a beautiful sunny day by the Riverside Museum as Four Tet takes to the MasterMix stage; Electric Frog and Pressure’s Riverside Festival has become an unmissable event on the Scottish electronic scene in recent years and the blue skies and scorching heat set the tone for the sixth coming of the event to be biggerContinue reading “Riverside Festival, 27/5/18”

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Riverside Festival, 26-27/5/18

The river glitters and so do the arses on this most spectacular weekend in Glasgow: early summer sun competes with remarkable sparkling butts, freshly decorated at the onsite stall. While it may not appeal to Rave Child on the ground, the young folk being basted in pounding house and techno all weekend are not soContinue reading “Riverside Festival, 26-27/5/18”

Electric Fields, Day 1, 1/9/17

Another year and another weekend at Electric Fields probably the best outdoor festival in Scotland just now and we definitely have the weather for it; I have the privilege of my own bed each night so don’t witness the late nights and early mornings, but for all the time the main arena is open notContinue reading “Electric Fields, Day 1, 1/9/17”

Electric Frog and Pressure Riverside Festival at Riverside Museum, 27-28/5

Festivals, especially ones as full on as Riverside, inevitably provide snapshots: moments and memories that add up to a faintly confused and nebulous whole; often intensely vivid but scattergun, nonetheless That’s perhaps the whole point – an array of experiences that don’t fully make sense but nonetheless coalesce into a hyperreal survival task. So itContinue reading “Electric Frog and Pressure Riverside Festival at Riverside Museum, 27-28/5”

T in the Park 2015 (Saturday)

After a rather easy ride back the previous night, leaving before the full on headliners finished, we decide to opt into a car park a bit closer to the festival site; little did we know how much hassle this would cause, but more on that later. Popping down to the media bit for the smallContinue reading “T in the Park 2015 (Saturday)”

The End Social presents The Last Big Weekend at Richmond Park, 31/8/14

After yesterday’s Chemikal Underground curated day of post-rock tinged festivities Sunday’s line up curated by Glasgow’s now legendary DJ duo Optimo (Espacio) looked set to provide something completely different. Yesterday’s line-up may well have been more suited to a completely outdoor setting, rather than the large tent set up, but tonight you feel the tentContinue reading “The End Social presents The Last Big Weekend at Richmond Park, 31/8/14”

The East End Social Presents The Last Big Weekend

The East End Social and Chemikal Underground are delighted to announce an extended line-up for The Last Big Weekend. It will be the culmination of over six months spent enlivening the East End of Glasgow – from community workshops to church performances; from gigs in care-homes to day-long street parties – and a late-summer blow-outContinue reading “The East End Social Presents The Last Big Weekend”