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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 3+ years and loving every opportunity it's brought along. I'm also a coffee loving, design oriented, world-traveling Art Director in downtown Chicago. Shoot me an email if you have any suggestions for the website, comments, or if you just want to chat. Cheers!

[DEEP HOUSE] Bobby Nourmand – “S M O K I N’ J O E” (Radio Edit)

Chalk it up to another late night. Something just so comfortable about working in the dark. The world is quieter now, no distractions to busy my wandering thoughts. It’s as if the universe becomes just a little less chaotic, slower, giving the moon and I time to catch up. In another place, the world is […]

[DEEP HOUSE] Broken Back – “Happiest Man On Earth” (FDVM Remix)

I’ll make it quick for you to know Splashing my feelings is not where I’m the best at. When it comes to the feels, I’ll be the first to tell you that I don’t often wear my heart on my sleeve. It’s never been something I felt the need to do. But as I come […]

[NEWS] Lightning In A Bottle Just Released Their Epic 2016 Lineup

Reigning in it’s 11th year in the Golden State, California’s premiere camping, arts, music and yoga festival, Lightning in a Bottle, returns May 25 – 30 with one of the most diverse and progressive lineups we’ve seen all year. Strap in kids, 2016 is going to be the epic return of FOMO if you can’t […]

[QUICK MIX – DEEP HOUSE] Yusuf – “Maqam”

“Maqam” is the system of melodic modes used in traditional Arabic music. Yusuf|ER’s (as his friends like to call him) sounds can be described as ominous, chunky, dynamic and organically soulful. Influenced by trance’s epic electronic melodies, from Steve Lawler’s embryonic sounds to Sander Klienenberg’s defining synths, and later a conglomerate of producers such as […]

[DANCE/POP] The Knocks ft. Wyclef Jean – “Kiss The Sky” + Louis The Child Remix

Five years ago, in a medium-sized concert venue known as Lincoln Hall, I met and took my first shots of Jamo with James Patterson and Ben Roc, better known these days as The Knocks. Performing in support of the relatively unknown Ellie Goulding at the time, The Knocks were a breath of fresh air for […]