Gabriel Szatan

Actually really, really nice

Feature: Boiler Room x V&A

I put together a piece reflecting on our Boiler Room experimental/art showcase at the V&A Museum. Recordings from PAN artists are included in the feature + words from lead hosts … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

Review: Despacio

“A heavily-pitched down Flat Beat sent up cries of joy, and from there they didn’t let up, diving headfirst into a crash-course of disco classics – Is It All Over … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

Feature: All Tomorrow’s Parties – End of an Era

“As ATP’s pool of acts to cajole into reforming shrank, so too did corporate festivals begin pinching the very acts that had bought it market leadership. Case in point: when … Continue reading

January 7, 2014

Review: Giorgio Moroder & Omar Souleyman + SOPHIE

“Kicks dropped on the off-beat, filters were egregiously slathered across the mix and we were able to sing Toca’s Miracle over the music on at least four occasions; at one … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

Blog: Dimensions Festival, Pt.3

“Perhaps the special nature of the twin fests is reflected by the staggering volume of artists not merely treating it as a stop-off in the calendar, but opting instead to … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Blog: Dimensions Festival, Pt.2

“I’d say it fit like a glove but that’s far too cutesy an expression for the peak time acid bombs raining down on the heaving crowd. Less al-Assad than al-absurd … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review: Visions Festival

“A flat start draws zero audience response, and while the crowd begin directing more energy towards the stage, the Danish quartet never truly get out of second gear. Bar perhaps … Continue reading

August 15, 2013