Carly Wilford

Interview - Sub Focus discusses breaking America & Daft Punk

Carly Wilford | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

As his new single 'Endorphins' hits the top ten, Sub Focus's underground roots (like many of our homegrown) have been shifted in to the mainstream. Li...

Interview - Benga Discusses His New Album, Drug Culture and Magnetic Man

Carly Wilford | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Being partly responsible for one of the UK's biggest dance music movements, Benga is one of the forefathers of Dubstep. Creating earth rattling bass lines and heart stopping drops, he leaves a trail of destruction not only with the music he creates but the crowds he plays to.

Festival Review - Snowbombing 2013

Carly Wilford | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Taking festivals to a completely different altitude, Snowbombing is Austria's answer to your most hardcore lads holiday frantically shaken with the best bits of summer's hottest festivals.

My SXSW Diary - Austin, Texas - Day Two

Carly Wilford | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

We started today filming a session with Bastille. In the middle of Palm Park in the basking sun. After performing Pompeii, Kyle from the band then decided to climb the tallest tree in the park. Only at SXSW does this type of behaviour seem totally normal.

My SXSW Diary - Austin, Texas - Day One

Carly Wilford | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Every year thousands of music geeks (I include myself in that stereotype) descend on Austin in Texas for South By South West. As reports from the UK speak of snow, out here it's beautiful blue skies and open road.

Live Review - Little Noise Sessions - Jessie Ware, Jamie N Commons and The Maccabees

Carly Wilford | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

It's always a pleasure to go to a gig that has been put on of for a deeper reason. Mencap sessions curated by ambassador Jo Whiley bought alive St John in Hackney Church. Incredible line-ups with today's most eclectic artists, from Ollie Murs and Gary Barlow, Amy Macdonald and Lucy Rose right through to Noah and The Whale and Richard Hawley.

Interview - The Vaccines at Jack Daniels Birthday 2012

Carly Wilford | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

With Jack Daniels celebrating its birthday with a monumental party at a cave in the heart of Yorkshire's rolling hills. I caught up with The Vaccines before they played their headline set.

Interview - The Enemy

Carly Wilford | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

The Enemy are well and truly back in the game.

Live Review - Jack Daniels Birthday 2012 - Are bands selling out to brands?

Carly Wilford | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

When Jack Daniels celebrate a birthday, they know how to do it in style. Most people get a group of their mates, hit the local nightclubs and get plastered. This weekend, JD took birthday parties to a whole new level. Creating a musical heaven tucked away in 'The Devils Arse' up in Sheffield's Peak District, they turned a unusual tourist spot into a stunning live music backdrop.

Interview - Putting the World to Rights With Karin Park

Carly Wilford | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Over here for the London Fashion week shows, I sat down and put the world to rights with Karin Park. A talented lady who has been in the industry a long time and has flowed with the ups and downs that having a career in music can bring.

Event Review - Faithless receive PRS for Music Heritage Award at The Jazz Cafe

Carly Wilford | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

With grace, honour and unrivalled wisdom, Sister Bliss and Maxi Jazz stood proudly tall in a venue that saw them play their first ever full live gig alongside band member Rollo back in 1996. Holding the highest respect from anyone who has ever had the pleasure to work or play alongside them, Faithless have walked the journey of most who have graced the Jazz Cafe's famous stage.

Live Review - Labrinth and Josh Kumra at the iTunes Festival

Carly Wilford | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

With the iTunes festival taking over Camden's Roundhouse, artists from all over the world have been bought together to take to the stage in the Capital. As one of the most talented and humble guys in the music industry, Labrinth has had an extraordinary year. With his album 'Electronic Earth' making steady waves, he has bounced his way across the main stages of the biggest festivals this summer.

Live Review - Blur at BT London Live in Hyde Park for the Olympics Closing Ceremony

Carly Wilford | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Throughout the Olympics Hyde Park has been a wonderful community, bringing together people from all over the world to get involved with the games, right in the heart of the capital.

Live Review - Jessie J at The Roundhouse

Carly Wilford | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

After news that Jessie J will not be returning to the next series of 'The Voice' she stepped out into Camden's packed Roundhouse on Saturday 4th Augus...

Live Review - Nas at The 100 Club for Converse 'Represent'

Carly Wilford | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

The Converse 'Represent' series has seen the likes of Plan B, Blur, Santigold and Paul Weller join in its incredible line up. Over the years the 100 C...

Event Review - Usain Bolt, Professor Green & Clement Marfo & The Frontline at The Puma Yard

Carly Wilford | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

With the Olympics bringing some much needed colour and new energy to the city, Puma created a hub for it to thrive.

Festival Review - Global Gathering 2012

Carly Wilford | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Being one of dance music's biggest festivals Global Gathering always guarantees an awesome line up of world class DJ's, artists and performers from across the globe.

Live Review - Plan B at The 100 Club for Converse 'Represent'

Carly Wilford | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Plan B hit the 100 Club as his album 'Ill Manors' had hit the number one spot. I have to say and I have been saying ever since that this is one of the best gigs I have ever been to. Enormous statement but every word of it is true.

Swedish House Mafia Milton Keynes: Apocalypse 2012

Carly Wilford | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Hitting the Milton Keynes Bowl for the final Swedish House Mafia gig last weekend I witnessed something I can only compare to a scene from the Apocalypse

Album Review - Lianne La Havas 'Is Your Love Big Enough'

Carly Wilford | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

When an artist has the backing of some of the music industry's biggest names, you know the future is looking pretty bright. With Prince and Stevie Wonder as fans and Zane Lowe choosing 'Is Your Love Big Enough?' as his 'Hottest Record In The World', Lianne La Havas has already earned herself huge respect with muso's worldwide...

Jay James Picton Gig at the Borderline

Carly Wilford | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Having seen Jay James Picton hit The Jazz Cafe at the beginning of the year I knew where the night was headed. The Borderline filled with some of the finest faces in the industry, all waiting in anticipation at what Picton had to offer. With an awesome line-up of supporting artists and DJ's, here is a guy that is not messing around. He has a very clear vision of what he wants and how he wants his music to be heard.