Lane 8 at The Loft in Minneapolis

For the past year and a half, sublime house producer and Anjunadeep alum Lane 8 has been asking people attending his shows to leave their phones at home or in their pockets. But what does that mean? What does “This Never Happened” actually look like? First, there was an email from Daniel, then the venue, then […]

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The Bloody Beetroots Live at First Ave

To say The Bloody Beetroots‘ Bob Rifo is high-energy is a gross understatement. Watching Bob bounce around the stage, leaping off the piano, jumping into high kicks, and quite literally running back and forth, I couldn’t help but feel envious of his seemingly boundless energy and how in shape he was. I can barely talk […]

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EDC Orlando: An Absolute Dream

Let me preface by stating that this is the first electronic dance music festival I have ever attended. With that out of the way, this is the best music festival I have ever attended. Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando – what an absolute dream. Prior to setting foot inside Tinker Field, I had no benchmark to […]

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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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