Love Saves The Day (Preview)

Man! It’s crazy to think that we’ve hit May already! Sure, 2017’s blessed with some epic albums thus far but where has the time gone?! Apart from delivering one of our best issues yet, here at Wordplay HQ we’ve done …
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Rhythm And Alps Festival 2016

Rhythm and Alps Festival NYE 2016 Happy new year from the other side of the world!  This year we decided to switch it up and do something a bit different to the usual house party or club in bristol for …
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PREVIEW: UK Beatbox Championships Final – Scala, London – 19-11-2016

This Saturday 19th November, Scala will open its doors to the highest caliber of vocal percussionists you will set eyes on in the UK (and beyond for that matter!). For the 11th year running, the insatiable annual UK Beatbox Championships …
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Love Saves The Day 2016

The 9-5 grind has made the recent Bank Holiday a near distant memory. However, whilst in it’s prime, we headed to Eastville Park for Bristol’s very own inner-city festival: Love Saves The Day. This year, the sold out two day …
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Chester P interview – Boom Bap festival 2015 (looking back)

Back in 2015, at the surreal wonderful World of Boom Bap Festival, the lovely Kitty had the chance to catch up with one of the UK’s most beloved rhymers and musical / social activitists, Chester P, who spoke in depth …
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Backlash event @Thekla, Bristol – 21st August 2015

Earlier this year a series of studio robberies took place across Bristol. One of the studios hit was the home of Carasel, Blacksmith & Foreign Concept. Carasel, the host of Ambush The Airwaves on Ujima Radio, has been a huge …
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BoomTown 2015

Taking a left field approach to festivals is something BoomTown has been doing successfully for six years now. However, this year BoomTown seems ready to top all previous years of obscurity, madness and creative genius. BoomTown is a pop up wonderland …
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Outlook Festival – Hip Bop, Beats & Electronic

Focusing on the hip-hop, beats and electronic artists performing at this September’s stunning Outlook Festival in Croatia, this latest flyer highlights the reason Wordplay readers need to find a way of getting there to join us. Hard hitting world beaters …
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Boombap Festival 2015 Preview

So! The wait for the UK’s seminal hip-hop festival is nearly over….Boom Bap! Almost 365 days have passed since 2014’s event surpassed the wildest expectations of all involved. It’s back for another year in the Suffolk countryside to give us all the …
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Outlook Festival 2015 – Boat Parties

Spanning the four days of scintillating sun, sand and music promised at this year’s Outlook festival are the ever popular and diverse decks of the Outlook boat parties. This year’s hosts include High Focus, Boom Bap Festival, Swamp 81, Just Jam, Renegade Hardware, Channel …
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Love Saves The Day @ Eastville Park, Bristol

Love Saves The Day 2015 What a weekend that was, eh? Not only did the weather stay up to shine throughout majority of the weekend but the Love Saves The Day crew put on another memorable festival yet again. Upon …
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Nozstock 2015 – Latest lineup

After announcing the first wave of artists it was clear that Nozstock was returning with a vengeance. Featuring the likes of the Wu Tang Clan, Beardyman, Congo Natty, and a showcase from London’s Hospital Records, pulses have been racing for …
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Nozstock 2015

It’s getting to that time of year again where festival season is looming ever closer and it’s getting even harder to decide which festivals to invest in. Once again however, Nozstock Festival has us hook line and sinker, after recently …
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Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

If you’re the type of festival goer who often finds themselves underwhelmed by the stark underrepresentation of quality hip hop on line ups, then you may want to consider heading stateside this July. The city that birthed the genre that …
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Reading and Leeds Festival 2015

They say it’s grim up norf, well, we challenge that view, because how can a place be grim if it’s offering up a behemoth of festivals in the form of Reading and Leeds festivals. 2 festivals, 2 locations, 1 weekend, …
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