The Lightning in a Bottle 2017 Lineup Has Arrived-Feast Your Eyes and Prepare your Ears for the Greatest LIB Lineup Yet Los Angeles, CA: Do LaB has just announced the lineup for the twelfth edition of the Lightning in a Bottle Arts & Music Festival, taking place Memorial Day Weekend, May 24th to May 29th at San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, […]
Countdown to Symbiosis: 12 Days of Music-The pilgrimage to Woodward Reservoir for this year’s Symbiosis Gathering requires something extra special for your stereo system and that’s why we made this 100 track mixtape. From heavy hitters like Gramatik and RL Grime to new discoveries such as Vancouver based ‘celtic punjabi electronica’ duo Delhi 2 Dublin, this playlist displays the full range of musical […]
ELEMENTS Music & Arts Festival Artist Preview-ELEMENTS Music & Arts Festival is back in less than a week with as solid of a lineup as ever. Having attended last year, ELEMENTS was easily one of the best festivals I’ve ever been to. Not a minute of music that was not amazing and only good vibes. Needless to say, the TEC crew has […]
Symbiosis Gathering Announces Performer Lineup-Symbiosis Gathering, a multifaceted lakeside arts, music, and community gathering, announced the complete performance programming for the 2016 event ‘Family Tree’. Performance has become a pillar of the Symbiosis experience, offering attendees glimpses into distant realities created by the theatrics and on-stage environments crafted by these artists. Some of the nation’s most acclaimed circus troops, […]
ELEMENTS Festival Returning to Brooklyn !-BangOn! is one of NYC’s hottest underground dance music crews, and lucky for us their ELEMENTS Music & Arts Festival returns on August 13 2016 with a killer lineup featuring Gramatik, Klingande, Claptone, Mija, Oshi, and more! “On August 13 2016, the underground is coming to play outdoors.” BangOn! describes the secret Brooklyn location as […]
Sights and Souls of Woogie Weekend-Two weekends ago, I made a pilgrimage from San Luis Obispo down to Silverado, California to attend the second annual Woogie Weekend Music Festival! I didn’t know it going into the weekend, but Woogie Weekend would turn out to be the most intimate, loving and organic festival I had ever been to. Upon arrival at […]
Event Review: EDC NY 2016-Upon entering the festival, attendees are greeted by the Boom-Box Art Car hosted by IRL Music, which has been putting out a series of guest mixes by their performers via SoundCloud this week. Masses of people gathered by the entrance as Kids Want Techno set the mood for the day and really got the crowd […]
Northern Nights Drops 2016 Lineup-The highly anticipated, sundrenched weekend of music, art, and love under the redwoods has just released a lineup of incredible artists for 2016. If you are making the trip up to Northern Nights on July 15 – 17 to boogie down this summer, get pumped up with our playlist. Griz This mad sax […]
Justin Martin and Destructo Taking Output in Brooklyn-As part of the ship2ship tour, Justin Martin, co-founder of the dirtybird crew, and Destructo, founder of HARD events, will be playing at Output Thursday night (Feb. 4). Destructo has been a huge influence on the scene and we’re excited to see what he takes away from the ship this year and how he incorporates it […]
Snowglobe 2K15: A Pictorial Guild to the Best of the Best-In its fifth year of existence, Snowglobe boasted one of NYE’s most star studded lineups of all festivals worldwide. Featuring incredibly talented artists such as Jack U, Chet Faker, and Kaskade, this year’s Snowglobe Music Festival was one of their best years yet! Snowglobe is one of the most unique festivals around because of the […]
REACTION NYE 2015/2016 Review-Chicago's first ever NYE festival REACTION featured heavyweights like Deadmau5 and Skrillex among a slew of other top-notch artists.
Ministry of Sound: Trance Nation coming to Pacha Sydney!-Trance lovers in Australia, unite! Pacha at Ivy is one of Sydney’s premiere nightclubs and is welcoming Ministry of Sound this Saturday, November 20th for a rare, trance-filled night featuring an all-Aussie lineup. Enter headliner, Exis, who’s addictive big-room style has landed him support on Armin’s A State of Trance as well as ASOT 700. […]
Immersion in Bonobo’s Output Set-Output’s Funktion One sound system in Brooklyn is a pinnacle of the desire for maximum sensory appeal, clattering out powerful haptic basslines without irritating the ear. Tonight, Bonobo’s metallic drums beat out African rhythms while digital chirps and glitches glitter across the muddled dancefloor. After hours of dancing I curl up on a leather couch, […]
Further Future is the Burning Man you Didn’t Know Existed-Further Future 001 – The Beginning: (re) discover from Further Future on Vimeo. Further Future has just dropped phase two of their lineup for their burning man-esque festival in the Nevada Desert. Packed with underground legends like Dixon, &ME, Nicolas Jaar, DJ Tennis, and many others, the festival would be a sure success by the lineup […]
THIS THAT- Inside the Brand New Aussie Festival-Located on the Foreshore of the quiet beach town of Newcastle, just two hours drive north of Sydney, the brand new This That festival made its successful debut on Halloween. Marketed as an event “where music meets culture,” the festival featured an army of food trucks, boutique market-style shops, and plenty of craft beer and […]
Austin City Limits Held A Triumphant Second Weekend-For the first two weekends of October, the live music industry has had its attention focused on Zilker Park, a sprawling green landscape nestled within the booming city of Austin, Texas. The grounds played host to the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival, an event well-known for drawing the world’s best musical talent. ACL caters to […]
Surrender Nightclub – Making a Name in Sin City for Putting on the Hottest DJs-The Wynn has been a focal point of live entertainment in the city of Las Vegas for a substantial amount of time now. Constantly revolutionizing gaming and live music, its premier nightclub and concert venue, Surrender has been acclaimed one of the most revered hotspots that Sin City has to offer. The Wynn was opened […]
Lee Burridge Brings All Day I Dream Back to Brooklyn to Close Out the Summer-Just off the Jefferson L stop in Bushwick, Brooklyn, lies a seemingly abandoned industrial space slathered with graffiti that disguises Brooklyn Mirage’s 50,000 sq. ft. party oasis. All Day I Dream, Lee Burridge and Matthew Dekay’s signature creation returned from the playa and too its roots on Brooklyn rooftops to throw an afternoon into night extravaganza in the waning […]
SBTRKT, Odesza, Alison Wonderl among featured at Listen Out 2015-Listen Out is one of Australia’s premiere music festivals which annually draws talent from across Australia and the globe. The Festival just kicked off in Melbourne yesterday and hits each of Australia’s major cities, including Sydney this coming Friday, October 6th. This year, Listen Out features a lot of American and Australian talent in a […]
Austin City Limits Is Set To Be A Highlight Of The 2015 Festival Season-Austin, Texas is deemed the live music capital of the world for a variety of reasons. The city hosts year-round outdoor concerts and possesses a plethora of the nation’s best music venues which bring in the world’s best musicians. The city is also well recognized for its world-renowned music festivals such as South By Southwest and […]
[Event Review] Memba: Restoring a Sense of Community Through Music-In a city with endless things to do and a sea of musical acts to explore on any given night, it’s not too often that I get overly excited about a show in NYC, but when my friend Laura introduced me to the world of Memba I was craving to find out more. Reaching the […]
Techno Reclaims the Abandoned City of Iron-wo hours Southwest of Berlin lies the vacant East German mining monument Ferropolis, a ‘city of iron’ that holds the abandoned industrial machinery of Gräfenhainichen. Here, 2,000 tonne machines tower over the Gremminer See, a lake which laps at murky beaches on three sides and was created as the result of the coal extraction – […]
Five Standout Performances From Camp Bisco-While we’re all still wrapping our heads around the happenings this past weekend at Camp Bisco, there were a variety of musical moments that left a lasting mark on our dazed and confused experiences. There were several performances that were buzzed about throughout the weekend and still stir up excitement amongst heads from varying fan bases. Below […]
How to Throw The Perfect Warehouse Party-Thunder Gumbo: Cult of the Sacred Cowboy was the party I had been waiting for without even knowing it: the perfect underground! Here are the ingredients that made up this magic gumbo!
BIG DUB: Summer Camp for Bassheads!-Is your basshead acting out this summer and aggravating your neighbors by breaking all their fine china with their speaker box? Looking for a place to send them away where they will finally fit in? LOOK NO FURTHER! Notorious bass-sitter B.A.D.A.S.S. Raves brings you Big Dub Festival, the five-day forest frolic for those craving w0bble, […]
Sick of the Same Old Boring Undergrounds?-Fall down the rabbit hole with the Sacred Cowboy… Friday, June 26th at 10pm – til dawn The Paper Box; 17 Meadow St, Brooklyn, New York 11206 The year is 2055. America has fallen, and the world is chaos. The earth is ruined. The rugged beauty of the American West has been strip mined, scorched, […]
Bonnaroo: A Rite of Passage For Festival-Goers-Every year approximately 90,000 people from all backgrounds and regions of the world make the treck to Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival to escape whatever normalcy their everyday life holds. Whether it’s someone’s first time on the farm or their 13th, everyone goes to Bonnaroo to experience something novel. That novelty is the feeling of surrounding yourself with thousands of […]
Berlin’s Biggest Festival has Beaches, Bunkers, and Fires-erlin Festival took place in the colorful neighborhood of clubs clustered around the tributary of the Landwehrkanal and the river Spree, in the center of Berlin’s club district at the crossroads of Kreuzberg, Neukölln, and Friedrichshain. Playing from noon to a little after sunrise for three days, the festival swelled to nine stages on Saturday, ranging from James […]
Movement Festival Lights Up Detroit-Memorial weekend in Detroit brought forth another monstrously successful Movement Electronic Music Festival produced by the Detroit-based event production company Paxahau. The festival featured more than 150 artists, spanning over six stages, and boasted more than 100,000 attendees. The event ran from Saturday, May 23 to Monday, May 25. The lineup, as always, featured some […]
Counterpoint Music Festival Orchestrated An Extraordinary Gathering For Its Third Year-I’ve been itching to kick off this summer’s festival season with my favorite event from last year, Counterpoint Music Festival. On Memorial Day Weekend, I made the journey over 900 miles and 18 hours each way to Georgia with high expectations. I arrived to the festival grounds on Friday afternoon, traveling from the Northeast metropolis to the […]
Mysteryland 2015 – Tattooed Buddhas, Raids, and How it all Seamlessly Came Together-Mysteryland USA returned to Bethel Woods in upstate New York, the site of the Woodstock ’69 grounds, for the second year in its American installment. Transforming the sacred grounds into a multisensory electronic music, arts and culture experience, the music aspect of the festival reigned supreme with various New York curators hosting six stages. Here […]
The Music of LIB-This year featured Lightning in a Bottle's biggest lineup yet. These were some of my favorite sets.
LIB: The Largest Little Festival Around-LIB is one of the fastest growing small festivals in the country. The combination of top notch musical acts with beautiful art work and extremely positive vibes has left festival attendees raving about the experience.