Claire is a freelance journalist living, loving and havin' it large in hectic London town. As well as editing the Core website and doing all manner of important editor business on the printed publication, she also writes for numerous dance music publications and reviews clubs and restaurants for London guide, Fluid. When she's not beavering away on the mag or telling people off for bad spelling and punctuation, Claire likes travelling, long walks and throwing some serious shapes on the dancefloor.
Little Miss DJ, also known as our gorgeous Olivia Wilson, is a vinyl drum and bass, house and dubstep DJ from London. After playing at The Volks, in Brighton, she realised that she was destined to be behind the decks.
After only five months of mixing and playing live, Olivia played at world-renowned nightclub, Fabric, and gained a residency at The Union events. She plays the entire spectrum of drum and bass, from liquid through to dark and heavy jump up.
Fresh from remixing some of the hottest upcoming UK talent, production duo Star One deservingly step into the limelight with their debut single ‘Respect’, out 11th June.
Already heavily supported by DJ Target on Radio 1Xtra, ‘Respect’ sees Star One team up with vocalist Sarah Lillie for a classy fusion of Sarah’s sweet Jazz-tinged vocals, enveloped like gems amongst bouncy bass UK Garage flavours, topped off with Star One’s pin-point production.
The guys at Ibizan stalwart We Love… Space are giving away tickets to yet another greet night at the Playa D'En Bossa club.
For the chance to catch Skrillex, Skream & Benga, Diplo, Crookers, Public Enemy, 2manyDJs, Eric Prydz, Erol Alkan, Pete Tong, Sasha, Seth Troxler and loads more at London’s finest festival, SW4, please answer the following question:
Please enter the competition by the end of the day, Friday 15 June, to be in with a chance to win.
Winners must be 18 or over.
The prize is a pair of tickets allowing access to the event.
The winner will be sent their winning accreditation by email along with details.
The winner must provide their own transport to the event.
Event organisers reserve the right to admission as per general terms and conditions.
Prize is not exchangeable for monetary value.
Tell us about yourself as an artist and about your style?
I’m a bit of a geek, and I think a lot of my artistic drive comes from pushing the tech I have access to to its limits and finding new ways to create a crazy experience. The visual element of the Re:Creation live show comes from an attempt to bring the visionary world of psychedelics, quantum physics and the universe in general to life. Musically, I come from a heavy/thrash metal background, but I totally fell in love with the intricacy, emotion and impact that electronic music can have. You have so much control over the sound - the potential blows me away.
Described as one of the worlds ‘transformational festivals’, Portugal’s Boom Festival is for the true festival lovers amongst us. With a capacity of 30,000 people, the eight-day experience brings together the best in alternative culture, music and art alongside efforts to address environmental and human issues.
The massive London weekender SW4 have announced that hip hop band Public Enemy is going to headline Sunday as part of their 25th anniversary world tour and a UK festival exclusive.
People around the world will be touching down in sunny Ibiza over the coming weeks for the series of opening parties that litter the end of May/beginning of June, and you could be joining them. With a line up that includes some of the world’s finest electronic artists, the We Love… Space Opening Fiesta has become synonymous with the start of the summer. Sunday 10th June sees some of the biggest names officially kick start the season.
Golden Down Festival may be a new festival but no expense has been spared.