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Electronic clubbing scenes in 70’s New York and Britain’s rave culture in the 80’s have been celebrated as times of emancipation in their fusion of class, culture and gender. In a new article published by  Contemporary Music Review , Tami Gadir challenges the idea that total gender equality now prevails. Are gender related prejudices still rife in clubs despite snapshots of social and political consciousness in dance music culture? Past research has portrayed music as a...

One of the UK’s biggest and best music festivals (Isle of Wight Festival) have today launched a competition with Bellfield Clothing and Big Green Coach to provide one lucky winner (and their chosen friend) with a once in a lifetime ‘VIP Festival Experience’. Originally started as a counterculture event back in the late 60’s, the Isle of Wight Festival has since grown to become one of the UK’s most sought after music festivals and attracts around 60,000 revelers each...

Following its 7th consecutive sell-out last year, the UK’s No.1 dance festival Creamfields returns this summer and with a 4th day added has officially become the world’s biggest electronic music festival! The multi award winning Creamfields is undoubtedly a rite of passage for any electronic music fan or artist, with over 70,000 fans flocking from around the world every August Bank Holiday to witness performances from some of the biggest names in dance music.     With...

Exit’s Main Stage at the colossal 17th century Petrovaradin fortress will echo with some of Ellie’s hottest tracks Pop superstar Ellie Goulding comes to this year’s Exit Festival to headline the opening night! With more than 17 prominent awards, multi-platinum releases and 3 billion YouTube views, the 29-year-old is considered to be one of the most wanted female performers of today. Exit’s Main Stage at the colossal 17th century Petrovaradin fortress will echo with some...