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What's up, readers? Kris Kish here - Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Sights and Sounds. Been doing this music writing thing for 7+ years and loving every opportunity it's brought along. Shoot me an email if you have any suggestions for the website, comments, or if you just want to chat. Cheers!

[INDIE ROCK] X Ambassadors Keeps The Hope Alive With New Single Benefiting ACLU

“When it all feels broken You got to keep your hope alive.” As every moment slips away you lose something: your shoe, a race, a family timepiece, time itself. The great ordeal is followed by a test, which in turn is preceded by a stiff challenge. Overcome, we must, said a green alien in a […]

[EVENT NEWS] The 14th Factory Opens In LA After Being Shut Down In Other Cities

Imagine walking into a room and coming face-to-face with a meteor crashing into the floor, frozen in a snapshot of destruction. Or maybe you walk outside and encounter a plane graveyard, reminiscent of a Kubrick flick. Sound intriguing? You bet your ass it does. The 14th Factory is a monumental, multiple-media art installation (14 interlinked […]

[TRAP] Feature Cuts Challenged Himself To Release New Music Every Day

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There’s a popular theory out there that says it takes no less than 10,000 hours to master a skill. I think that theory is bullshit. And, as it turns out, it is. However, practicing is not bullshit, and no matter how you look at it, you have to practice and work pretty fucking hard to […]

[FEST NEWS] Desert Hearts Announces Lineup For 72-Hours Of Non-Stop Music & Love

When was the last time you did anything for 72 straight hours? (I imagine you would be hard-pressed to even stay in bed that long, lazy bum!) Well, here’s your chance to break your own personal best as the infamous Desert Hearts crew has just announced their Spring 2017 lineup featuring 3 non-stop days of […]

[TRANCE] Here Are The Top 10 Trance Tracks For February 2017

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Every month, we’ll take a look back at the top 10 trance tracks that shook our world from the previous 4 weeks. This is a no fuss curation of some of the biggest sounds from around the world in the trance scene – enjoy and dig in! ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (1) Gareth Emery & Standerwick – Saving […]