Summer Set Music Fest drops 2016 Lineup

The phase one lineup for Summer Set 2016 just dropped, and I think it’s going to make a lot of people happy. There’s a good mix of new and old faces. Bassnectar returns as the eminent king of the festival, and Skrillex, Flux Pavilion, and Infected Mushroom are back as well. The new faces are perhaps […]

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Freaky Deaky 2015: 3 Days, New Location, HUGE Lineup

Sure, there’s the obvious Halloween theme of React Presents’ annual Freaky Deaky festival, but this year they’ve stepped up their game and introduced a kind of sub-theme: Expansion. Instead of the traditional weekend affair, Freaky now spans three days and with it, the lineup grew as well. Whether you’re into hip-hop, trance, house, techno, dubstep, or […]

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Review: Lost Disco – Seth Troxler and Co.

  This Saturday afternoon, with 38ºC (100ºF) heat heralding the coming of summer, Sydney’s Greenwood Hotel was transformed from a city nightclub into a disco oasis. The packed out venue, pulsing with energy, had that distinct festival vibe. Sweating it out in the main courtyard, under the beating sun and in front of two mammoth […]

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Hard Day of the Dead: A Preview

If you’re fortunate enough to be in LA this weekend, I highly recommend you head east to the Fairplex in Pomona for HARD’s Day of the Dead. The line-up is stacked, and to be honest, a little overwhelming at first glance. To temper that overwhelming feeling, we created a list of acts and producers you […]

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Electric Forest: Day 4

Check out all the photos from Electric Forest here (or if you’re feeling Iggy, you can find a slideshow here) and track all our coverage of Electric Forest 2014 here.   Aloe Blacc One thing can be said about Aloe Blacc with absolute confidence: Aloe Blacc is classy. For his midday set on the main […]

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Electric Forest 2014: Day 2

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I spent the better part of Friday morning in my camp chair doubled over, gently holding my head in my hands, feebly wishing for my friends to go mute while the demon hangover slowly subsided. Tents are, for the greater part, entirely overrated at festivals. Sure, they offer some privacy, but the real enemy of […]

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Electric Forest: Day 1

Before Electric Forest 2014, I’ve never had to mix much, if any responsibility into my cocktails at a festival. My approach has always been steady, constant input with near-complete abandon. In a word, reckless. It was with that reckless behavior that I jumped headfirst into the Forest from the get-go and completely whiffed on timely […]

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