Festivals 2018

we saw this

I Went on a Quest to Find the Friendliest Fans at Pitchfork Paris

I recently moved to Paris, from Dublin, and already my social circle is closing in on itself. Time to fix that, by talking to strangers at a festival.
Brian O'Flynn
we saw this

I Got My Phone Stolen, Lost My Friends But Still Believe in Desert Daze

In a year of reckoning, the festival reminds us that counterculture might change, but it can't be killed.
Andrea Domanick
Festivals 2018

The Most Tripped Out Photos of Desert Daze 2018, Man

If you left early, you messed up.
Andrea Domanick
Øya Festival

I Did the Unthinkable and Discovered New Music at a Festival

Øya in Oslo was the antidote to a summer of messy live experiences, and a perfect place to stumble across Norwegian acts.
Tshepo Mokoena

Rap and Art Collective Smib Don't Mind What You Think of Them

We spoke to members GRGY and KC about hosting a stage at Amsterdam's Appelsap Festival, their new tape and… a Smib sandwich.
Eva Rosa Hol
Festivals 2018

What Your Favourite UK Music Festival Says About You

Not all festivals are created equal, and not everybody who attends them are the same. Tag yourself.
Daisy Jones
Tshepo Mokoena
Ryan Bassil
Festivals 2018

I Got My Dad to Review London's Most Dad Festival

British Summer Time at Hyde Park is for someone in their forties or fifties, with a straw hat and money to spend on ostrich steaks.
Lauren O'Neill
In Photos

From SZA to Vince Staples to NERD, Lovebox 2018 Was a Scorcher

The London festival moved site across the city, making the most of a heatwave in its new Gunnersbury Park home.
Noisey UK Staff
Noisey Festival DK

Updated: Jungle, Sigrid and More Will Play Noisey Festival in Copenhagen

UPDATE: Noisey Festival will not be carried out as planned, due to unforeseen circumstances.
Noisey Denmark
Festivals 2018

Photos of People Having a Really Wholesome, Metal Time at Download

Sure, Guns N' Roses headlined but maybe comedy slogan tees were the *real* festival highlight.
Noisey UK Staff
Important Questions Raised By...

Searching for the True Meaning of Goth in 2018

The subculture has undergone a number of evolutions over the years, so I went to a goth festival in Germany to find out what it even means today.
Biju Belinky
Festivals 2018

Not to Brag, But Bonobo Is Headlining Our Lovebox Stage

The producer joins our lineup on Saturday 14 July, in the festival's new west London home.
Lauren O'Neill