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Hi there! Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Sights and Sounds. Been doing this music writing thing for most my life in one way or another 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!

3LAU To Give Keynote At XLIVE Conference In Las Vegas

XLIVE has announced a stacked speaker lineup for it’s Las Vegas takeover. The event will feature speakers from Live Nation, Amazon, EA, Ubisoft, IBM, Sony Music and more. With the 2018 edition of XLIVE Vegas just around the corner and taking place from December 9-12 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, it’s time to take […]

Cory O & Raquel Divar Hustle Through Portland In New Video For “Runners Anthem”

Portland-based hip-hop electronic crossover duo Raquel Divar and Cory O are excited to announce the release of their new music video, “Runners Anthem”. Shot and directed by Tim Slew of Soundlapse, with choreography from the talented Lindsey Lyons, the music video was self-produced by the multi-talented Cory O himself. The music video focuses on powerful […]

WORLDZ Collide: 5 Trends Shaping Live Events in 2019

WORLDZ brought together the biggest and brightest minds to discuss the future of entertainment and marketing. Here are 5 of the biggest takeaways that will shape the future of live events and branding in 2019. 1. Experiential is the new normal. We all know it by now. Experiential is here to stay – gone are […]

Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Keep Summer Going with New Single ‘Tints’

For anyone that needs one last cruising song to finish the summer off right, say no more. Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar’s new soul/nudisco single ‘Tints’ is about as smooth and vibrant as the candy paint that inspired it. The funk bass starts early in Paak’s classic style, accompanied by a live, soulful instrumental ensemble […]

Beauty In The Redwoods: Northern Nights 2018 Photo Gallery

Under the giant canopies of the ancient Redwoods, right on the winding riverbanks of the pristine Eel River, beauty reigns supreme. Northern Nights 2018 is a music festival embodying that beauty, from the landscape to the people. Northern California, central to West Coast cannabis culture, lush forests, and recently devastated by ravaging wild fires, is […]