Download Festival 2018

During the first weekend of June we got the opportunity to go to Download Festival in Donnington Park and review not only the bands, but the full 5 day experience as a whole. Even though the official Festival begins on the Friday when the Arena is open and thousands of fans flood through the gate… read more

Enter the Student Radio Awards 2018

The entry system is now open for the Student Radio Awards 2018 supported by BBC Radio 1 and Global! All the categories from last year are still available to enter, but in addition this year there is one new category – Best Podcast. So, if you and your friends are doing something new and innovative… read more

Slam Dunk 2018

To wet your appetite before Download 2018, Slam Dunk is the place to be. Our Deputy Music Officer, Steph, gets to experience the Alt/Pop-Rock day festival in all its glory and it was something to behold. Read the review below and hear the podcast here. Held on Friday in Leeds, the North treated the acts… read more

Dot 2 Dot Festival 2018

Boasting many of our favourite bands, Dot 2 Dot returns in 2018. The festival visited Nottingham & Birmingham, but it’s the opening day at Manchester that we bring you highlights from. Jodie Bryant of Fuse FM reviews the festival and brings us highlights on her podcast. Dot to Dot Festival was held from the 25th… read more

All Points East Festival 2018

Victoria Park held the first ever All Points East festival as May came to a close. The festival, effectively the UK’s answer to Coachella, brought so much for fans of new and alternative music. Smoke Radio’s Sofia Loporcaro was on site for us recording a podcast and reviewing the festival. You can hear the podcast… read more

Live At Leeds 2018: Review

We kick off our Summer with the fantastic Live At Leeds festival. The city festival hosts a great showcase of new and up-and-coming live music from lots of our favourites including Pale Waves, Superorganism, Ten Tonnes & The Magic Gang. We sent Shock Radio’s Joshua Macey to Leeds to check it out. Here are his… read more