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Sonus 2023 Report

The 10th running of Sonus Festival took place on the shore of Pag Island, Croatia, assembling a showcase of the big names in techno, tech-house and deep electronic music including Adriatique, Joseph Capriati, Claptone and Deborah De Luca. Ann McManus was there to check it out. The first impression  After a day warming up for the evening, enjoying tanning with a side of cocktails and dancing on the nearby Novalja beach, we embarked upon Zćre beach. The scene we encountered was quite unlike anything I’d seen. Imagine Verona Beach in Baz Luhrman’s Romeo + Juliette on speed. The expansive beach was an eruption of sound: many variations of electronic music all playing loudly at once, screams and shouts from crowds of people having fun, arcade game noises; and, distantly, the sea. The beach set up with bright neon entertainment everywhere – pop up food stalls, arcade games of all sorts, restaurants, bars, fairground rides and people dressed in netted outfits in all colours revelling everywhe

The Academic, Cosmo Pyke, Ledisi, We Party London Pride, Brixton Disco Festival heading to Electric Brixton
The Academic, Cosmo Pyke, Ledisi, We Party London Pride, and Brixton Disco Festival are among the live and club shows coming up at Electric Brixton. The London venue's live sh…

Café Mambo starts 30th year with Felix da Housecat
Ibiza’s Café Mambo will open its 30th birthday year with a headline set from Felix da Housecat on Friday, April 19th. Ferreck Dawn plus Mambo residents Jason Bye, Andy Baxter, and…

First Rheim Alkadh UK exhibition to be held at London's ICA
The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) will stage the UK’s first exhibition of artist Rheim Alkadhi. Titled Templates for Liberation , the exhibition of a sculptural installatio…

A.G. Cook, Dean Blunt, Mica Levi, Yaeji, John Glacier join extended C2C Festival 2024 line-up
C2C Festival has added an night to this year's events at Lingotto, and announced nine new acts including A.G. Cook, Dean Blunt, Mica Levi, and Yaeji. The Turin festival runs f…

Major League DJz, The Roots, De La Soul, The Pharcyde for South Facing Festival 2024
Major League DJz, The Roots, De La Soul, and The Pharcyde will play South Facing Festival 2024 at south London's Crystal Palace Bowl in August. The Roots will headline on Thur…

21 Savage & PinkPantheress help complete Roskilde Festival 2024 line-up
Denmark’s Roskilde Festival has added the final 53 acts to its 2024 line-up including 21 Savage and PinkPantheress. The non-profit festival has also added Amaarae, Barry Can't…

Mochakk & Korolova kick off Malta club UNO's summer season
Malta club UNO will start its summer season with an opening party headlined by Mochakk and Korolova on Wednesday, May 1st. The 9,000 capacity venue has four spaces: the Main Room,…