Levelling the paying field
As fans feel the squeeze of the cost of living crisis, grassroots promoters and venues are finding ways to make sure everyone can keep accessing live music
A new door opens: the queer security shake-up
There’s a long-overdue revolution happening in the world of queer event security. We caught up with those leading the charge to find out how they’re making nightlife safer for everyone.
The Pickle Factory: how an intimate warehouse became east London's favourite neighbourhood club
Two of the team members behind The Pickle Factory talk east London, dance music trends and what sets the venue apart
Meet Amy Oldham, DICE's VP of Content for Europe with plenty of industry tales to tell
Discover how she turned her love of live music into a career.
Escape your comfort zone with DJ Marcelle
Ahead of her set at DICE’s SónarPark stage, the Dutch DJ sheds light on her punk roots and uncompromising approach to mixing.
Thinking queerly: talking safe spaces with Kremwerk
The booking team behind Seattle’s queer mecca Kremwerk talk safe spaces and what you can do to create inclusivity.
Long live the dancefloor
When the pandemic forced the closure of clubs, many wondered if the dancefloor would ever recover. Here, London and Brooklyn promoters share their stories of the snapback.
On the record with Joe Rainey
Powwow field recordings, experimental electronic production, abstract synths and singing – learn how this unexpected combination from the Red Lake Ojibwe artist is helping to bring recognition to Native music
Sid the Cat: how LA’s best indie music promoter stays consistent
We caught up with Brandon, Sean, and Kyle from Sid the Cat to talk about what makes a great show, community spirit and why consistency is key.
Live In Dallas are the music management duo that treat their artists like family
Based in Barcelona, Miguel Robres and Fernando Yáñez have built a gifted roster, and helped keep the Spanish indie scene alive during lockdown.
Venue boss Jake Farey talks passion, survival and what makes a perfect space
With over a decade of industry experience, the man behind Peckham Audio, Bermondsey Social and Desertfest tells his story.
An interview with Antoine Bisou, the man behind France’s most unique parties
The boss of microqlima records tells us about his move to live streaming, and why he'll always stay independent.
Gold-Diggers: the 1920s hotel that’s become LA’s coolest music venue
We interviewed the team behind East Hollywood’s most innovative music hangout about its past, present and future.
Catching up with Sam Hillmer, owner of H0L0 in New York
We talked to one of New York’s most passionate live music promoters about DIY shows, the importance of physical spaces, and how to stay creative in lockdown.