[END OF YEAR] Our Best Photos Of 2016

Every year, our photographers snap, click, and record hundreds of gigs of photos and video at concerts and festivals across the globe. After all, what would The Sights And Sounds be without a good helping of the Sights? As music festivals and live events continue to evolve and shift toward a more dynamic and experiential […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] Moonrise Festival Satisfies East Coast Bass Fiends

I recently admitted to a friend I have a weakness for heavy bass music. You know the kind—the trembling basslines, the guttural screeches, the “predictable” drops that somehow shock you every time. The kind that resonates with that part of you that truly doesn’t give a fuck. For those who get me, you know that […]

[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] XVRHLDY: Chicago’s More Than What You See On The News

Born in Oak Park, IL and raised in Chicago, Holliday graduated from Roosevelt University in 2012 with a major in psychology. He’s been featured in outlets like XXL, Complex, Pigeons And Planes, The Chicago Reader, HipHopDX and many others. See what the Chicago hip-hop star has to say about his city and his approach to […]

[FESTIVAL/PHOTO RECAP] Reaction NYE Offers A No Frills Deadmau5 and Skrillex Experience

Reaction NYE kicked off 2016 by bringing heavy hitters such as deadmau5 and Skrillex to the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Without mincing words the event played out like going to a no frills underground rave. Which would have been cool were it 2010 and you were going to an underground rave that your friend told […]

[FESTIVAL/PHOTO RECAP] Moonrise Festival 2015 Focuses On What Really Matters: The Music

Pimlico Racetrack was shaking with whomps and wubbles for the second installment of Moonrise Festival last weekend, August 8-9th in Baltimore, MD. This time around, organizers Steez Promo and Glow DC cleared all jam bands from the picture and decided to saturate the lineup with hard-hitting, bass-heavy electronic music. One of the things I love […]