The fantastic members of the community attended and review the Dublin Web Summit. Read about their experiences below. Read all the reviews in full here. Always find the Dublin Web Summit to be great fun, great speakers and a very insightful view into what is going on in the parallel universe that is the Internet […]

The CultureTECH organisers have organised a programme which is even more diverse and full than last year. Below are some of’s programme highlights for the conference and throughout the week where loads of events are also taking place for non-conference pass holders. Tue, 21:00-00.00-Culture Glitch present the pre-conference meet-up (Sandinos) Free Wed, 11:30-13:00 Beyond […]

Typically when you think of mouth-watering food your first thoughts might be the tapas of Spain, bellisimo pasta of Italy or the snails of France….actually the thought of eating snails makes me want to glue my mouth shut. But hold the forks, Derry has its own very special array of food which if you’re no […]

 Startacus co-founder Alastair Cameron shares 3 alternative events he recommends for music lovers and budding entrepreneurs.  Just as is aiming to connect festival organisers, attendees and artists to create unforgettable events, a core aim of Startacus – The Self Start Society, is to connect wannabe self starters, entrepreneurs, startups (call it what you like!) with […]

CultureTECH festival returns to Derry in just a few weeks. If you are still on the fence about attending or just want to get the excitement for this year’s event started early read below the glowing reviews CultureTECH 2012 received from members of the community. A massive thanks to everyone who shared their experiences. […]

Unearth the best new bands playing this year’s festivals and hear the bands who should be gracing stages next year in the first of our artist profiles. Casual Sex are bringing post punk into the present day.  Tracks like What’s your Daughter for call to mind The Monochrome Set whilst latest 7″ Stroh 80 has the swaggering attitude and […]

SunflowerFest takes place 9th-11th August 2013 on Tubby’s Farm, in Hillsborough, Northern Ireland. The festival  brings together great music, arts and entertainment. As suggested by its name and farmland location the event isn’t only about pleasing your ears but nurturing the mind, body and soul through, storytelling, poetry, and interactive art, dance and music workshops. […]

Spotify released a new study that showed that showed a correlation between music festivals and an increase in piracy in the Netherlands. “Our analysis uncovered some examples of torrents spiking immediately after festival performances.” According to the BBC, Spotify concluded “festivals increase demand for artists’ music, but that festival-goers mainly sample through unauthorized channels.” For me, […]

IndieTracks festival takes place this weekend in the unique setting of the Midland Railway  centre in Ripley, Derbyshire. This year’s line-up includes headliners Camera Obscura, The Wake, The Pastels, Still Corners, bis and Helen Love. These artists will be joined by a host of indie-pop and guitar bands from throughout the UK, Europe and the […]

Glasgowbury posted a massively handy list this week to ensure everyone knows all the ins and outs of how the festival will work this weekend. This got me thinking about essential items which have saved me over the years at festivals but which have sometimes been forgotten about  about in the excitement of planning who […]