Knife Swallowerers, Flying Trapeze, Bearded Ladies, Nina Kraviz And Simian Mobile Disco- All In a Days Work For Standon Calling.

Imagine spinning the yarn with an off duty lion tamer, sipping a martini with a knife swallower or lining up flaming shots with a fire eater. Imagine 24 hour drinking holes where the bartenders are actually zebras and the waitresses look suspiciously bearded. Imagine learning the science behind building a human pyramid and the art […]

Electric Empire host The Correspondents Single Launch Party.

Over the last year, Electric Empire has gained a reputation for its good time party atmosphere and the eclectic mix it has to offer. Revolving around the Swing, Jazz, Big Band sounds and mixing it up with full fat bass music from all ends of the spectrum, this is the formula for one helluva party! […]

SMS Fest Announces Boat Parties W/ Electric Minds, TroubleVision, Warm, Secretsundaze, Dalston SuperStore, Durrr + More!

Stop Making Sense 2012 this week announces details of the boat parties that are renowned for giving this Croatian sunshine festival that little extra sparkle. Offering four hours of blissed-out bouncy vibes or mischievous mayhem twice a day, the Stop Making Sense boat parties are an institution, sailing from The Garden around the islands on Tisno’s beautiful coast, and […]

Win x2 Tickets to the SMS Festival in Croatia (worth £100 each!)

Stop Making Sense is a music and dance festival, a summer haven and a sunshine getaway all rolled into one. But it’s really mostly about a true love of music – and in true Stop Making Sense tradition they’re taking some of the UK and Europe’s biggest and best party starters into the sunshine for […]

Finger Licking Christmas

Christmas seems to have come round quicker than ever this year; ghastly lights, baubles and tinsel have been strung up across London town and TV ad-breaks are jam-packed with happy families gorging on cheap Christmas tat… What better way to join in with this festival cheer than to throw a roadblock event! December 17th sees […]

It don’t mean a thing if it aint got that swing!

The UK leaders of the scene. Now it’s rare when we find a new genre in electronic music, dubstep is the only one of recent years that has actually been a new sound. (jackin this and tech that, we’re music journalists and we can’t up!) With so many PR’s all out to find a new […]

House of Fun Weekender

Now we know your thinking, Madness, that’s not in keeping with the usual daily dose of electronic music happenings we normally get from Plain and Simple, but bear with us, as this event managed to grab our attention. Camden’s own Nutty Boys, the legendary Madness, are taking over Butlins Minehead this November, curating a sensational […]