POLTIMORE FESTIVAL IS BACK

Lydia Spencer-Elliott reviews the Poltimore Festival launch event at Cavern last month, and anticipates the independent arts festival coming up this May. On the 7th February Poltimore Festival burst back onto Exeter’s social scene with their jam packed launch party at Exeter’s edgiest venue, Cavern. Bristol’s most up and coming musical selections had attendees dancing […]

OUR HOUSE 5TH BIRTHDAY: MIDLAND

Half a decade of Our House parties have been good to Exeter. The upcoming 5th Birthday event featuring Midland is preceded by its top five place in DJ Mag’s regional raves of the month. Ranked up next to Bristol’s Love Save the Day and Virgo Festival in Devon, Midland is a milestone booking for Exeter’s music […]

It Boy

Kwon Ji-Young, better known to the world by his stage name G-Dragon, first stepped up to the spotlight in 2006 as the leader of K-Pop band Big Bang. In the decade since, he has made his name as a multihyphenate with a veritable toolbox of skills: the producer and lyricist behind many of Big Bang’s […]

Our House 2017: Down to the Cellar

Harry Bowley chats to Harry Fox about Our House’s return to Exeter’s nightlife scene. Hi Harry Hello! How are you? Good thanks! You? Doing well, thank you. Talk us through the fire Cavern, we’re desperate to know. When did you find out, and when did you launch your plan to keep Our House on the move? The […]

Our House Presents Breach: Preview

Happy 4th Birthday, Our House! Exeter’s leading electronic music brand has had one massive year. Our House generation ‘15/’16 presented Boiler Room sensation Dan Shake, Glaswegian maestros Denis Sulta and Jasper James, and Redlight’s Lobster Boy protégé, Mella Dee. The 2015 management team, Harry Fox, Harry Gordon and Marek Skibinski have enjoyed the class backup […]

WAREHOUSE NAMES WITH A PERSONAL TONE: MOXIE AND SHENK AT OUR HOUSE

Harry Bowley and Emma Croft take a look at Our House, the progressive night at the forefront of Exeter’s burgeoning electronic music scene.

R.I.P. ARENA

A tribute to Arena, the brilliantly bad club we couldn’t help but love.

HIJACKED REVIEWED

Thousands of revelers will look back fondly at a second iteration of Hijacked Festival marked by eclectic music, captivating stage design and no shortage of fun that, despite a few teething problems, will go down as a triumph for the young team behind the event.

LOVE SAVED THE DAY

The likes of Leon Vynhall, Horace & Andy, Skepta and Four Tet delivered an action-packed weekend marked by fun, colour and, above all, love.

HOW TO HAVE A PERFECT DAY AT HIJACKED

Like a journalistic Jesus Exetera is here to guide you through Hijacked Festival with an eclectic schedule that will ensure minimum hassle and maximum pleasure. Thank us later.

SELECTED HIJACKERS

Hijacked Festival’s eclectic, progressive bill is packed with names from the underground to the arena. Luckily we’ve cherry-picked the acts you can’t afford to miss.

XHOSAH’S HKD: 014 HIJACKED MIX

Simon Whitehead aka Xhosah reveals the contents of his record bag and offers some advice for budding student DJs.

PREVIEW: LOVE SAVES THE DAY

LSTD may sound like a new variant of a well known hallucinogenic, but the truth is much more exciting.

THE SPRING PLAYLIST

Pause your revision and press play on our Spring playlist.

HIJACKED FESTIVAL: LINE UP PREVIEW

With exactly a month till the big day, we give you the lowdown on all the new acts added to the Hijacked bill.

BLIND ’92’S HKD: 009 HIJACKED MIX

Globetrotting Dutch DJ Blind ’92 delivers a sumptuous mix with trademark dark, melodic house beats.

CLUB PARTNER PREVIEW 001: OUR HOUSE

The minds behind student collective Our House talk headliners, highlights and Hijacked

LAST MAGPIE’S HKD:006 HIJACKED MIX

Genre-bending Last Magpie soars high with the latest instalment in the Hijacked Mix Series.

DEUCHARS’S HKD:002 HIJACKED MIX

DeuchArs takes over in the second instalment for the Hijacked Mix series