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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!

[PREMIERE] TOLMAN – “Chaperone”

Last year, a good friend of mine gave me some great advice. Riffing off an old proverb she told me, “Sometimes the most selfless thing you can do is be selfish. You see, how can you give back your best self to the world when your cup is empty? There’s nothing to share. Your cup […]

[QUICK MIX – BASS] Bassnectar Takes Over Insomniac’s Night Owl Radio

Quick Mix. A no fuss curation of superb, long-format mixes so you can get straight to the music you love. Time to get the crew together and have an old school listening party. You know the ones – no tv, no Facebook, just a loud sound system in your basement and your best friends jamming […]

[PHOTO RECAP] Here Are 30+ Photos From Symbiosis Gathering 2015 You Never Saw!

As flocks of festival goers swarm to Northern California this week for Symbiosis Gathering’s 11th year, we dug back into our archives and found a fistful of photos that didn’t make the cut from our galleries last year. To get you psyched up for the transformational fest this year, we are finally letting these 30+ […]

[VIDEO] Our Burning Man Short Film Believes In The Magic Of Chance Encounters

(Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Fest300 as written by our Editor-in-Chief, Kris Kish. You can find the original article here.) The script is locked and your actors are ready. The cameras have been cleaned 30 times by now and the producers have double and triple checked location sign-offs, release waivers, and schedules. Light […]

[FESTIVAL/PHOTO RECAP] How To Cure Jet Lag At A Music Festival (Courtesy Of Woogie Weekend)

It’s 1pm, and I’m on stage at Woogie Weekend acting as middle man in a transaction that involves a group of cute girls in the front row, house music, a handle of vodka, and FDVM. 24 hours ago, I had just woken up in Slovakia. I had just spent 5 weeks traveling through the Eastern […]