“What it takes to build a world” – A new Boomtown film

Boomtown are due to release a new film at 1pm tomorrow, called “What It Takes To Build A World”. The 19 minute film has been leaked to Youtube early, and is already available to watch right now!

It’s an absolute treat for fans of the festival. Source thinks this might be the finest video they have ever put out. The film takes a brief look at the history of Boomtown before diving in to interviews with some of the main team behind the festival. They give a rare behind the scenes glimpse of what exactly goes into building Boomtown.

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Boomtown News (BTN): 8 new stages, but where?

Boomtown have announced 8 new stages for 2019. The new information was revealed during the first BTN broadcast of the year on Friday. But where are they? What are they replacing? We don’t have all the answers yet, but Source is perhaps able to speculate a little…

We also learnt about the new Boomtown Radical Sound Design Group. They are doing everything possible to get the bass levels as loud as permitted, without breaching the strict sound leakage restrictions which have been imposed by the local authorities.

If you didn’t see the new BTN yet, you should catch up here:

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Is Boomtown going meat free in 2020?

Earlier today, in a bold move, a Boomtown founder revealed the festival may be considering going meat free in 2020. It has created an extremely lively debate on social media. Seems we have a lot to discuss…

Vegan Sushi - Meat Free Boomtown?

It was calculated that at least 10,000 animals were slaughtered to provide food for the 65,999 revellers at Boomtown 2018. Making up for more than a third of the festivals environmental impact! With Boomtown’s sustainability objectives taking centre stage during the 2018 closing show, reducing meat consumption could be a big win! Or is it instead a massive own goal, opposed by the festival’s fans…

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