Rob Da Bank

Noisey News

Bestival is Leaving the Isle of Wight

The event will move to a new home in Dorset from 2017.
Lauren O'Neill
12.15.16
Toronto

Bestival Toronto Announces 2016 Lineup with The Cure, Jamie xx, Grimes, and More

The second Canadian edition of the UK festival takes place June 11-12.
Max Mertens
3.14.16
thump news

Bestival Announces Return to Toronto in June 2016

Founder Rob Da Bank calls last year's event "one of the highlights of my festival career."
Gigen Mammoser
2.29.16
Festival Season!

Bestival Gave Toronto the One-of-a-Kind Experience It Needed

Giving new life to the phrase 'the British are coming,' Bestival took Toronto on a ride through eclecticism.
Rachael D’Amore
6.15.15
Festival Season!

Calling All Costumers: Bestival Toronto Wants You to Dress Freely and Fancily

Rob da Bank and Bestival Toronto is waving the freak flag like a Bat-signal.
Rachael D’Amore
6.9.15
Festival Season!

Contradictions Flood Make-Believe Shores in Exeter’s “Scan-Lock”

A match made in psychedelia heaven.
THUMP Canada Staff
6.4.15
deep dives

Meet Me Under the Disco Ball: A History of Nightlife's Most Enduring Symbol

From "myriad reflector" to dancefloor staple, Nicky Siano, Rob Da Bank, and more on the spinning beacon of light that never dies.
David Garber
6.4.15
Giveaway

Win Two Tickets to Bestival Toronto 2015 and Get Fancy Across the Pond

Nas, Florence and the Machine, and Jamie XX—we have your chance to join in.
THUMP Canada Staff
5.27.15
thump exclusive track

Artifact Warms Up What’s Left of the Weekend in “Who Knew Her”

Praise from the BBC Radio 1 clan can only mean one thing―quality music.
Rachael D’Amore
3.30.15