Deserted festival stages have something melancholic, yet promising about them. At daytime, without people, they look like resting giants, awaiting the night and the lights and the audience. All silent, waiting to be filled with life. I like that view. Here are most of the Outlook stages at daytime. Read more →
Before I boarded the plane this morning, I took a look at the weather forecast for Pula, Croatia: rain until monday. Well, quite dissapointing, but maybe the right thing to lower my expectations a bit, I thought. Which are dangerously high since I have seen and heard such great things about the “worlds best bass music festival” on a beautiful peninsula in Croatia next to the old coast town of Pula.
Now I am sitting in Venice, looking over the adriatic coast, in the sun with an espresso and it is hard to imagine that on the other side the weather could be any less good. But wait, Venice, why Venice? Well, the roads to Outlook are not really straightforward.
The line up speaks for itself. Claiming to be “Europe’s leading bass music and sound system festival” the Outlook festival has almost everybody there who influenced and shaped this genre over the last years: Fat Freddy’s Drop, Skream, Lee Scratch Perry, Digital Mystikz – Mala & Coki, DJ Marky, The Beatnuts, Zinc, Gold Panda, Scuba, Goldie, Kode 9, Pinch, Calibre, Addison Groove, Applebim and many, many more. Read more →