Blogs by

kate menzies

The Pickle Factory: how an intimate warehouse became east London's favourite neighbourhood clubInterviews

The Pickle Factory: how an intimate warehouse became east London's favourite neighbourhood club

Two of the team members behind The Pickle Factory talk east London, dance music trends and what sets the venue apart

Thinking queerly: talking safe spaces with KremwerkInterviews

Thinking queerly: talking safe spaces with Kremwerk

The booking team behind Seattle’s queer mecca Kremwerk talk safe spaces and what you can do to create inclusivity.

Sid the Cat: how LA’s best indie music promoter stays consistent Interviews

Sid the Cat: how LA’s best indie music promoter stays consistent

We caught up with Brandon, Sean, and Kyle from Sid the Cat to talk about what makes a great show, community spirit and why consistency is key.

Live In Dallas are the music management duo that treat their artists like familyInterviews

Live In Dallas are the music management duo that treat their artists like family

Based in Barcelona, Miguel Robres and Fernando Yáñez have built a gifted roster, and helped keep the Spanish indie scene alive during lockdown.

An interview with Antoine Bisou, the man behind France’s most unique partiesInterviews

An interview with Antoine Bisou, the man behind France’s most unique parties

The boss of microqlima records tells us about his move to live streaming, and why he'll always stay independent.

Venue boss Jake Farey talks passion, survival and what makes a perfect spaceInterviews

Venue boss Jake Farey talks passion, survival and what makes a perfect space

With over a decade of industry experience, the man behind Peckham Audio, Bermondsey Social and Desertfest tells his story.

Gold-Diggers: the 1920s hotel that’s become LA’s coolest music venueInterviews

Gold-Diggers: the 1920s hotel that’s become LA’s coolest music venue

We interviewed the team behind East Hollywood’s most innovative music hangout about its past, present and future.

Catching up with Sam Hillmer, owner of H0L0 in New YorkInterviews

Catching up with Sam Hillmer, owner of H0L0 in New York

We talked to one of New York’s most passionate live music promoters about DIY shows, the importance of physical spaces, and how to stay creative in lockdown.

Discovering new audiences and selling out intimate shows with Rough TradeResources

Discovering new audiences and selling out intimate shows with Rough Trade

Rough Trade’s in-store events are a thing of legend – but it was time for an updated ticketing system that would bring in new fans.