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This Organization Wants to End Sexual Assault at Festivals Through Education

On-site counseling and information bracelets are some of the initiatives from the Isle of Wight Council.
Britt Julious
8.8.16
thump news

Aled Jones Will Perform a History of Jungle Set at This Year's Bestival

The 'Songs of Praise' icon is going to MC alongside Rob Da Bank.
Mitchell Stevens
2.12.16
Festival Season!

Bestival Proved Just How Much DJs and Electronic Artists Are Changing the Face of British Music Festivals

In 2015 DJs have enjoyed more prestige on popular festival lineups than ever before.
Angus Harrison
9.17.15
Stuff

I Walked Around Bestival Asking to Test People's Drugs

Ever been at a festival and wondered what your drugs have been cut with? We helped a bunch of Bestival-goers answer that question.
Michael Segalov
9.16.15
Festival Season!

Ten Essential Tracks That Defined Bestival 2015

We're back from the Isle of Wight with these sounds ringing in our ears.
Angus Harrison
9.15.15
techno

From Palermo to Berlino: The Tale of DJ Tennis

With Bestival Toronto in sight, DJ Tennis is ready for another taste of Canada's herb.
Daniel Melfi
6.12.15
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
6.5.15
Photos

Tour Diary: Cyril Hahn's Backstage Photo Roll

We asked him about his tour. He sent us pics from his camera phone.
THUMP Staff
12.4.13
Music

The Big Night Out Soundsystem Are Playing at Bestival

Go and check them out if you're there on Saturday night.
VICE Staff
9.2.13