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....

Royksopp “Never Ever” (Hotel Garuda Remix)

Worlds collide today in the release of Hotel Garuda’s remix of Röyksopp’s “Never Ever.” The young DIY duo out of LA apply their magic remixing touch to the music of another duo in the electronic-music-with-all-the-feels-game out or Norway, Röyksopp, and the result is pretty sweet. For 20 years, Röyksopp has...

Win Tickets to Wolfgang Gartner at The Mid

If you’re looking for a bright and crisp disco-drenched track to power you through hump day, look no further than the unlikely pairing of Wolfgang Gartner and John Oates (Yes, that Oates) on ‘Baby Be Real.’ While much of Wolfgang’s previous work has a darker, edgier feel to it, this...

Preview: McDowell Mountain Music Festival

At a time where mega-festivals permeate live music landscape with 100+ act lineups and mega-structures and 360-degree live-streaming, it's refreshing to find a festival that is more manageable, focused, and that is run by and for the people. If that approach seems up your alley, head to downtown Phoenix March...

Lightning in a Bottle’s 2017 Lineup

In the festival world, the past couple weeks have been a bit of a rollercoaster with the barrage of lineup announcements, and Lightning in a Bottle dropped theirs today to continue the ride. It's a beautiful thing, featuring new and old names alike. The Lightning Stage is looking particularly strong with...

Gem and Jam Music Festival Preview

Officially kicking off 2017's festival season is the eclectic music festival, Gem and Jam. Celebrating its 11th year bringing together music, art, and gems from all over the world, will kick off Thursday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 5th. This return is anticipated to be better than ever, as Gem and...

Coachella’s Jaw-Dropping 2017 Lineup

We got a late holiday gift today from Goldenvoice, the production company behind Coachella today, in the form of the festival's 2017 lineup. This year's incarnation will see the return of some familiar names like Radiohead, the xx, Bon Iver, New Order, and about 40% of the rest of the lineup....

Snuggle Up with Sweater Beats

Sweater Beats is a name that started popping up on quite a few festival lineups in the past year, as well as in various remix packages from an increasingly more prominent list of electronic producers. His originals and remixes have also been buoyed by the social media savvy, co-promotional reposting...

React Presents Announces New ‘Trance Arena’ Concert Series

Today, React Presents announced the inaugural edition of a new run of shows titled, "Trance Arena Concert Series." With a focus on the uplifting, euphoric genre boosted by it's robust and growing Trance Family, the show will clock in at 7 hours and this edition will feature appearances by trance...

Decadence NYE 2016 Arizona

Arizona's Biggest NYE Party Every year I tell myself there’s no way they’ll top that, but once again Relentless Beats and Global Dance Festival are bring us the Biggest NYE Party in Arizona, Decadence AZ! If they haven’t already made it a killer year for you, they’ve brought the names...