Was there ever a time before All Tomorrow's Parties that Portishead played other UK festivals? The Rumour Mill is sure there were. Is it time again?
From dubstep to death metal and from Poland to Holland, we look back at our critic's favourite overseas festivals from this summer - and you can vote for yours in the UK Festival Awards too.
It could well be that the dark melancholy peddled by Portishead at Slovakia's Pohoda 2011 that has a deep resonance in a country well-known for it's collective self-effacement.
Memories, memories, memories. After recent home triumphs that rolled back the years and reunited one of the 90s best live acts, Pulp have embarked on a tour that one would think a simple run-down of past glory, a european lap of honour for Sheffield's finest.
45 and behaving like a joyous 17-year old, Moby parades his imperious hits like a pint-sized man on a mission at Pohoda Festival 2011.
Pulp and Madness are set to play Pohoda Festival 2011, which takes place at the Airport Trencin in Slovakia from 7-9 July.