A Good List Goes A Long Way: 2016 Edition

So I’ve already expounded on how I always wait for the first of January to compile my yearly lists (though I did cheat with the books this time around), because what if I have an epiphany on the 31st of December. Frankly, it’s never happened, and although I did watch movies on the train this…

Love The Way You Lip Sync- Sziget Day Zero

There’s always that one Sziget day you have to grind your teeth and accept that someone apparently larger than life is gracing the main stage for your own good and the happiness of others. I say your own good because it’s clear as daylight that the festival needs big days to pull it along, make…

Names, Dates, Numbers: Sziget 2016 is Starting to Happen

The other day, as I was idling home on Andrássy avenue, I saw the Christmas lights being turned on, and suddenly I went all gooey and mushy inside: ’Awww, there, it looks just like Sziget.’ While this might seem a bad case of getting your priorities wrong, I daresay it isn’t. Sziget’s night lights are just as pretty…

Best Concerts of Sziget 2015: #6 MØ

Speaking of reviews that blow your fuse, the other day I accidentally bumped into one which had the exquisite talent of calling MØ Diplo’s little protegee, thus graciously wiping out the existence of a sea of fabulous music that existed before MØ kindly agreed to make Diplo’s endeavours marginally interesting, if only for the length…

How to Be a Groupie-Sziget Day Two

The day began with some casual sky watching, as the more technically adept Sziget goers had checked their weather apps and found out storms might be brewing across the city. They didn’t, of course, at least not above Sziget at any rate, but some cloudage occurred late in the afternoon slightly breaking the sweltering heat….