– We can't go backwards

– We can't go backwards

VIDEO: How do you keep the groove on as a festival these days? Torstraßen Festival and Focus Wales has gone a bit same-same but different, both creating new ways of keeping people dancing.

Digital showcase in China

Digital showcase in China

ARTICLE: After sending some music from artists we work with and some virus happening, we got to talking about a digital showcase as a way of doing something relevant, paving the way for 2021.

Viva Sounds 2020

Viva Sounds 2020

ARTICLE: Viva Sounds hopes to be back, in some shape, in December. New and exiting music needs a club festival and since being in the musical capital of Sweden, we just gotta do it again. In some way.  

A digital touch

A digital touch

ARTICLE: A new media platform to be launched! Devoted to push the local talent and businesses internationally we could not be more pleased. Independent music, major sounds!

− Give us a chance to prove ourselves

− Give us a chance to prove ourselves

VIDEO: Check out the latest Viva Talks with Beverley Whitrick, Music Venue Trust, and James Young, Cherry Bar. Both campaigning to save the local music venues, half a world apart.

From the Abyss to Mars

From the Abyss to Mars

ARTICLE: Cities of Mars play slow, heavy and dark music with sections of atmospheric soundscapes, reflecting the story of the songs which spans 9000 years, back to ancient Atlantis on Earth.

- We just have to be inventive and look forward

- We just have to be inventive and look forward

VIDEO: Listen to Vic Galloway, BBC Scotland, and Amie Borgar, Svenska YLE, discuss the affects the pandemic has had on radio and what's next. 

Get to know Messed!Up Magazine 

Get to know Messed!Up Magazine 

ARTICLE: In this conversation we get to know Jimi Nilsson, founder of Messed!Up Magazine a little bit better.

- A PANDEMIC VERSION OF THE EVENT

- A PANDEMIC VERSION OF THE EVENT

VIDEO: We talked to Alexander Schulz from Reeperbahn Festival on how they are adapting and planning an event following restrictions.

 



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