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The Field Report #6 – No Rock Ness So Look Elsewhere

Festival season, like an impending wave of low pressure threatening to burst our river banks, is upon us. And to get our taste buds tingling, organisers have been chomping at the bit to let you know of their exclusive headline acts ready to define our summers. These days, the great



News: Sailor Jerry @ VISIONS Festival

Following their rather successful run at VISIONS festival last year, Sailor Jerry‘s have announced that they will be returning to the London festival for 2014. Spreading itself like butter across London Fields, Hackney, VISIONS festival is a celebration of alternative underground music from around the globe in four …



Interview: Is Tropical

Pepe Jeans S1ngular Festival came to London town last month with a one off performance from hipster rockers Is Tropical at Hackney’s trendy Oval Space. Celebrating 40 years of denim excellence from the London brand originally founded on Portabello Road in 1973, Pepe Jeans S1ngular Festival has made its way …



News: VISIONS Festival, Hackney

Hackney’s London Fields will be taken over on Saturday August 10th by VISIONS – a brand new festival spread across three exciting new warehouse spaces; Netil House, The Oval Space and The New Empowering Church. The creative baby of Rockfeedback Concerts, Sexbeat and Bird on the Wire



News: Hackney pop-up shop ft. Atalanta Weller and more

The Hackney Fashion Hub, in collaboration with the Hackney Council, has just launched The Hackney Shop; a boutique space for local designers to showcase their talent by selling one-off samples and exclusive rarities at discounted prices. Located on 99 Morning Lane, E9 6ND, the pop-up shop is now open



Moodboard: Monarchy

Ahead of the release of their new single ‘Disintegration‘ on March 11, – which features a guest spot from none other than Dita von Teese – we caught up with London electronic duo Monarchy for a run-down of the movies, books, and songs (and pretty much anything else) …



New Track: Rudimental (feat. Angel Haze) – “Hell Could Freeze”

Hackney group Rudimental has a knack for electronica mixes, and they’ve just combined that with a taste for R&B and pulsating hip hop in their new track “Hell Could Freeze” with American rapper Angel Haze.

Rudimental’s main job, which they perform flawlessly here, is setting up the perfect backing …



Coggles Streetstyle: Amph

As streetstyle photography has evolved, so has the way it has evolved. Even the Sart is doing more story-based ideas now and expanding his blog from pretty shots of Giovanna Battaglia outside Continental fashion shows. Pleasantly, they’re all following the lead of one British retailer, Coggles. For the last …



Quiquiriqui: London’s First Mezcaleria in Hackney

At this point in time, we’ll forgive you if you’re scratching your head and asking yourself just what a Mezcaleria is exactly. Well, with the launch of Quiquiriqui – located on Hackney Road – hopefully you won’t be clueless about this Mexican speciality for much longer.

A mezcaleria is a …



THIS WEEKEND: Alpha-Ville 2012

Taking place at the iconic Hackney Empire this Saturday is Alpha-Ville Live 2012; a one night only event charting the symbiosis between electronic music and digital art.

The night will feature the London premiere of the live collaboration between Mexican producer Murcof and Simon Geilfus of noted visual arts …