Lisbon, certainly one of Southern Europe’s cultural centers, is in constant movement. This can be seen, for instance, by one of the festivals that the city hosts this week in the famous MusicBox. We are speaking about Jameson Urban Routes, an urban music festival established 7 years ago that seeks to bring many upcoming talents and already known ones on stage, from an alternative background and without limitations in their style of music.
The 2017 edition of the Italian electronic and experimental music festival FAT FAT FATrun by the Italian collective Harmonized Soundsystem has again exceeded all expectations. From August 4-6 we experienced the mix of musical quality and an unbelievable setting between the historical piazza of the medieval town Morrovalle and a beautiful old farm site in Corridonia, on the Adriatic coast of Italy. This festival convinced in his only second edition with a high-end line up including the likes of the Yussef Kamaal Trio, Nightmares on Wax, Funkineven, the incredible Jayda G or the producer-collector Awesome Tapes from Africa. Continuing on this track it will be no wonder to soon find the FAT FAT FAT among the best-curated alternative electronic music festivals in Europe.
World is Music is visiting NYC to catch up on the new music Machinedrum has been recently producing. We are super excited to listen to the new ‘Human Energy’ LP released last September 30th on Ninja Tune.
The end of the summer is coming and one of its highlights is close to us. The Dimensions Festival in Pula, Croatia, is celebrating its 5th anniversary with the same formula that has placed this venue on the top list of Europe’s festivals. We will explore the five main reasons why this festival has become so beloved by the international music crowd.