Festival
  • Style & Substance: Arielle Free

    Ahead of her hosting the main stage at Bestival, XWHY grabs a chat with DJ, Presenter and professional chatterbox Arielle Free. Arielle Free is a woman with many talents and boundless energy. Whether it be rising early in the morning to […]

  • New Track: Cadenza – Foundation (ft. Stylo G & Busy Signal)

    Cadenza, Cadenza, Cadenza! The 90’s revival shows now signs of letting up and with his latest video Cadenza ups the levels with a video that oozes with a colourful Chaka Demus & Pliers style of 90s charm. Brit Reggae star […]

  • S.Harper Sounds Memorial Festival

    This summer witness the birth of the latest, great British festival. Festivals are started for many reasons, and S.Harper Sounds is no different. Sam Harper Brighouse was just 23 years old when he collapsed and died whilst running the Brighton Marathon. The hole […]

  • SXSW 2014: Style Files

    SXSW 2014 – From Hipster to Hip-Hop SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas, was brimming full of all of the different cliques and posses that you might imagine. From bearded hipsters to wannabe rap artists touting their CDs on street […]

  • SXSW: Life Lessons by Mike Thomas

    Michael Thomas returns from SXSW in Austin, TX, a totally enlightened being…but not in the ways you might expect. Namaste. Be the change you want to see in the world. Feed the mouth of every orphan. Teach a man to […]

  • Blacksmif – Jazzy Utopian Dreams

    Blacksmif talks to XWHY about Frontin’ samples, being a male bridesmaid and what he’d do to Kim Kardashian, given half the chance… East London producer and DJ Yemi Olagbaiye, a.k.a. Blacksmif, is a grower. That’s not an innuendo. We mean […]

  • Early Glastonbury Tickets This Thursday For Green People

    No, not the hulk, or the jolly green giant, although you’ll probably find him at Glastonbury somewhere, taking part in a basket weaving class, if we were to hazard a guess. Registration has closed and tickets for Glastonbury 2014 don’t […]

  • Fields of Gold: End of the Summer Festivals

    XWHY does Field Maneuvers If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise… Replace the cucumber sandwiches with a line up of exceptional mainstream and underground DJ talent and swap out the fuzzy plush toys […]

  • Mike’s Monday #Playlist – Carnival Special

    Monday funday! Pick up a Red Stripe and hop on the carnival train – this week’s playlist isn’t so much about getting you through, as celebrating the last days of summer. Track List: Far Nearer – Jamie XX Shabba – […]

  • Name that Neon – Swim Shorts

    Forget jealously watching suspiciously wealthy Russians, swanning around on outrageously large Gin Palaces. This summer is all about festival-beaching. No-one is nipping off for a quiet read on a deserted strip of sand. We’re embracing everything bombastic about being on […]