Tag: Glastonbury

  • Why Go to Festivals When the Music Sounds Sh*t?

    Interesting piece in The Independent yesterday, asking why people bother going to festivals when the sound quality is crap, there’s mud everywhere, you can’t sleep, and people push and spill beer all over you. I visited Glastonbury once, many years ago now, and left utterly mystified. Why, I wondered at the time, did so many…

  • Glastonbury | Festivals



    For the first time in years I actually wish I was at Glastonbury, rather than just watching the muddy mayhem on TV. The festival space is hugely important, a carnival intervention into the everyday where new inversions of dress, cuisine and social space are celebrated. The BBC’s coverage is excellent as ever, but I had…