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[QUICK MIX – DISCO/HOUSE] Moon Boots – “Reboot Mix” (Free Download)

[QUICK MIX - DISCO/HOUSE] Moon Boots - "Reboot Mix" (Free Download)

  Never underestimate a great mix. The ability for music to stretch and bend time according to it’s bpm is just another way in which it continually amazes and mystifies me. Today, the music is helping with work – making the day fly by and at the same time inspiring me to create new and […]

[ELECTRO/SOUL] Krooked Drivers – “Nothing Is Lonely” (Manic Focus Remix) [Free Download]

[ELECTRO SOUL] Manic Focus and GRiZ - "Life Goes On"

  With music, I never truly feel like I am completely alone. The emotions and stories told through the melodies and bass lines of any track can keep me company in the darkest of nights and in the most secluded of spots. A bit of music can make all the loneliness go away with just […]

[NEWS] Hangout Music Festival Reveals 2015 Lineup

[NEWS] Hangout Music Festival Reveals 2015 Lineup

  There aren’t many better moments in life than hanging out on the beach while you soak in the sun and the sounds of legendary musical acts such as Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Outkast, and The Black Keys. Hangout Music Festival has been one of my favorite music festivals over the last couple years, and […]

[ELECTRO/HOUSE] Gazzo & Dani Deahl ft. Crywolf – “Control Myself” (Original Mix)

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  I find it hard to stay focused sometimes. It’s not that I have bad self-control, mind you, but more that there is so much going on at any given time in my life that it’s easy to get distracted. It’s the case with music, women, work, and shiny things. As life gets more and […]

[NEWS] Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced!

[NEWS] Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced!

  Now that the holidays have come and gone and everyone has celebrated their well intentioned, yet ill-fated New Year’s resolutions, there is only one more thing to look forward to: festival season! It’s still a couple months away, but the early shows have begun to release their yearly lineups with the West Coast’s premiere […]

[WINTER TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Passes To See Adrian Lux, EC Twins, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Project 46 And More At Studio Paris

[WINTER PASS GIVEAWAY] Win Passes To See Afrojack, EC Twins, Sunnery James, Ryan Marciano, Lil Jon, Project 46 And More At Studio Paris

  Chicago winters can be harsh. Anyone living in the city this last week can attest to that fact. Wrapping yourself in blankets and hibernating for the winter might be an option for apartment hermits, but with so much amazing music coming through the city, how can you really stay couped up all season? I […]

[END OF YEAR] Drum N’ Bass: It Will Melt Your Face – Best Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] Drum N' Bass: It Will Melt Your Face - Best Of 2014

  2014 has been a massive year for Drum n Bass around the world. A genre that’s been huge in the UK for years now has finally poked through the North American bubble and really started making a name for itself over here. Coming from a city that’s not heavily saturated with Drum n Bass […]

[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

  We here at The Sights and Sounds pride ourselves on being an extremely hands on blog. We’re out in the thick of it, talking to artists, DJ’s, producers and fans all the time. And while we serve an international community, we’ll never forget the city we call home: Chicago. It’s been the inspiration for […]

[END OF YEAR] No Nonsense: The Best Hip-Hop Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] No Nonsense: The Best Hip-Hop Of 2014

  I’ve always been a fan of hip-hop and rap. The production and originality grabbed me from the get-go. The fact that it was a simple two-part recipe, a beat and a lyricist, always amazed me, because the result was always the same, true art born from thoughts on the mind put to rhythm. I […]

[END OF YEAR] The Sights And Sounds’ Best Photos Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] The Sights And Sounds' Best Photos Of 2014

  Expanding to international coverage in 2014, The Sights and Sounds saw it’s writers and photographers globetrotting all over this green and blue ball of ours in search of the best musical experiences they could find. It took us through Europe and down into South Africa, from the UK and all the way to the […]

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