[FESTIVAL RECAP] North Coast Closes Out The 2014 Chicago Festival Season With a Bang!

[FESTIVAL RECAP] North Coast Closes Out The 2014 Chicago Festival Season With a Bang!

Labor Day weekend is most often associated with end of summer, but for the fifth year in a row Chicago’s best consolation has been North Coast Music Festival located in the west loop’s Union Park. Characterized by veteran hip-hop acts, EDM superstars and a plethora of indie acts and jam bands this year has not […]

[PHOTO RECAP] Lost In the Moment: The Photo Story Of Burning Man 2014

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Not to be cliche, but they say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, if that’s true, than it would still be impossible to tell the story of what it’s like to experience Burning Man for the first time. To try and put it simply, Burning Man is insanity on every level, both […]

[PHOTO RECAP] The Hudson Project Music Festival 2014

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The Hudson Project, which took place over 3-days in early August, featured a multi-genre assortment of musical acts – including Modest Mouse, Moby, The Flaming Lips, and (almost) Bassnectar – artisanal food-cart offerings, and the idea that good vibes were to be in full supply. Held at the Winston Farms in Saugerties, NY, The Hudson […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] TomorrowLand 2014 Brings The World Together Through Music

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“It’s not about where you’re from it’s about having a good time and listening to awesome music.” “When a moment becomes a memory, it can last for an eternity.” “The unity experienced here will radiate around the globe.” “ALAN!?” “STEVE!?” All of the above are words I heard spoken around me during the fantasy that […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] Seven Reasons Why Electric Zoo Was Still Awesome

[FESTIVAL RECAP] Seven Reasons Why Electric Zoo Was Still Awesome

Despite the third day cancellation, here are Seven Things that were still awesome about Electric Zoo 2014. 1. Nicky Romero’s Set Lately there’s been a bit of a creative lull in main stage sets from many major artists. Not Nicky Romero. Not at EZoo. He’s always been good, but Friday night, he murdered it, taking […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] There’s Nothing Like Electronic Family: Amsterdam – From The Star Of The 2014 After Movie

One Life, One Passion, One Family When you attend a mainstream “EDM” music festival you get every kind of human imaginable in attendance: people who have been recently introduced to the scene, veterans, people who go for the experience, people who are there solely to do drugs and party, people that go to feel apart […]

[CONCERT REVIEW] Feed Me Lit Up The Aragon

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It wasn’t all that long ago that Feed Me brought his Psychedelic Journey Tour (along with his infamous teeth) through our hometown of Chicago. Leading up to this highly anticipated performance, I had some minor concerns about The Aragon’s ability to bring in a packed house. Having said that, the turnout for this event was […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] How To Have The Best Time Of Your Life At Summer Set Music Festival

[FESTIVAL RECAP] How To Have The Best Time Of Your Life At Summer Set Music Festival

ARTISTS Summer Set went hard. The weather was good, the vibes were great, and the artists were on their A game. A couple shows are still solidly glued to my memories – Bassnectar, The Floozies, Chromeo, Flux Pavilion, RL Grime, and Captain Murphy, better known as Flying Lotus. It’s hard to pick a favorite act […]

[FESTIVAL NEWS] TomorrowWorld Unveils 2014 Theme And Massive Volcano Main Stage

[FESTIVAL NEWS] TomorrowWorld Unveils 2014 Theme And Massive Volcano Main Stage

2013 marked the debut showcase for the globetrotting EDM fest known as TomorrowWorld. Showcasing the biggest names in the industry performing on some of the biggest, most intricate stage you’ve ever laid eyes on, the festival raised the bar for future events everywhere. As TomorrowWorld prepares to kick-off its second edition this September, one of […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Las Vegas Gambles And Wins With Life Is Beautiful

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Las Vegas Gambles And Wins With Life Is Beautiful

Downtown Las Vegas used to be known for a few things. Cheap booze, cheap shrimp cocktail, and all the garish Schadenfreude you could want. It was the counterweight to the other end of Las Vegas Boulevard… where the Strip was the glitter, Downtown was the gutter. Over the past few years, Tony Hsieh and other […]