If there's one thing that remains the same about Glastonbury every year, it's the one question that always lands in our inbox afterwards. It's not necessarily worded the same but it always eludes to the same thing: "How are the Glasto-blues?", "How's the hangover?" or "Hope your comedown isn't too severe" are all post-Pilton classics.
Right now, Ibiza is packed with hundreds of young bedroom DJs trying to score work. The dream of playing at Amnesia, Pacha or Privilege seemed feasible when they first landed at the start of the summer, but after a few weeks on the island many White Isle newbies are starting to realise the truth: that scoring an Ibizan residency is going to be harder than they thought.
Electronic music does not lack talented women. It lacks men who acknowledge their presence. Structural inequality within our industry casts an oppressive shadow over female visibility.
Bestowing best-ever status on something is usually a practice that begs controversy and outrage. But, and we're being serious here, this year's Glastonbury is truly in the running for it.
This year was a milestone for Block9. Celebrating 10 years of existence, the champagne was in full flow to toast what's been a magical decade.