Review: McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2017

McDowell Mountain Music Festival isn’t a glamorous, celebrity-laden spectacle like other festivals. There aren’t pop-up shops or flames shooting from the stage or any gimmicks, really. It’s just a small, simple, well-run festival that aims to do good for the community, and it accomplished both of those goals very well. I don’t know what it […]

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Review: Summer Set 2016

The weekend of Summer Set Music Festival was there and gone in a flash, much like summer itself. One minute, you’re jumping and dancing along to ‘Real Life’ with Claptone, and the next you’re back in day to day life, sitting in front of a computer monitor wondering what the hell just happened. That’s the […]

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That was Incredible: Coachella 2016

Coachella at a Glance… An in depth review is available here, but some people just don’t have that kind of time to invest, while others prefer to just look at the pretty pictures. So in the spirit of brevity, here are the broad strokes from Coachella 2016, Weekend One: “Sia is life.” Those were my […]

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In Review: Phoenix Lights 2016

Phoenix started its festival season with a boom last weekend. Relentless Beats brought Phoenix Lights to the Valley for the second year with an A-list line up with names such as Kaskade, Eric Prydz, Excision, MK, Tritonal, Bakermat, Claude VonStroke and many other rising stars of the EDM world, not to mention a roster of […]

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North Coast 2015: Jams, Kids and Food

The Festival As the curtains closed at the end of North Coast Music Festival last Sunday, it also signalled the conclusion of Summer. Although, neither would go down without a fight, or at least a great deal of kicking and screaming. This was my first North Coast, as well as my first time to Union […]

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Interview: In the Big Room with Dannic

Great start of the tour last night at REV Minneapolis! You guys rocked! 🙌🏻 A post shared by Dannic (@dannic) on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:03pm PDT As a producer (in the traditional sense) Phil Spector crafted a production style called the “wall of sound,” which uses recording techniques and instrument arrangements to create a […]

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Lost and Found in Electric Forest

Welcome Home, Forest Family. Jump to:  THURSDAY   |   FRIDAY   |   SATURDAY   |   SUNDAY   |   GALLERY Everything leading up to a music festival, from making lists to grocery shopping up through your arrival at the venue is about enough to make your average person never, ever want to do it […]

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Mamby on the Beach: Reviewed

We came, we saw, we enjoyed ourselves, but we’re still not sure what a Mamby is. Jump to:   SATURDAY   |   SUNDAY   |   GALLERY Day One Photos: Saturday Saturday was almost a complete loss before I even got through the gates when I stepped into the wrong portapotty. The pity I would […]

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