[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] Hand Curated And Foon Sped: The Sounds Of The Hudson Project Music Festival

[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] Hand Curated And Foon Sped: The Sounds Of The Hudson Project Music Festival

If there has been any festival lineup that I’ve been looking forward to all summer as much as The Hudson Project, I haven’t seen it yet. Don’t get me wrong, I love the all EDM events such as TomorrowWorld or the all-rock events like Riot Fest, but sometimes I just want some fucking diversity at […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] Paradiso is Paradise, And This Is Why You Need To Go

[FESTIVAL RECAP] Paradiso is Paradise, And This Is Why You Need To Go

Paradiso. Paradise. It’s basically the same word. When you bring together the digital world with the natural world you get one big explosion of a raver’s paradise posted up in the most beautiful location your eyes have ever seen. Paradiso takes place at The Gorge Amphitheatre, a 27,500-seat outdoor venue located in picturesque George, Washington. […]

[CONCERT REVIEW] Lust For Youth Get Stuck In Second Gear at London’s Shacklewell Arms

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Scandinavia for decades now has had a reputation of producing some of the world’s finest pop acts. Past and present, the Scandinavians just seemingly make pop music that is effortless, tasteful and consistently innovative. With International – Lust For Youth’s most recent record – championing influences like the Pet Shop Boys, New Order and Depeche […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] I Went To EDC Completely Sober And Had The Best Time Of My Life

[FESTIVAL RECAP] I Went To EDC Completely Sober And Had The Best Time Of My Life

Photo by: Masked Media Sitting in the middle of my bedroom floor, I’m surrounded by an ocean of costumes, make-up, shoes and everything anyone could ever need for a rave. I can’t help but feel a tingling in the pit of my stomach—the anxiety teenagers get the night before their first day of high school, […]

[PHOTO RECAP] The Sights Of Spring Awakening Music Festival 2014

[PHOTO RECAP] The Sights Of Spring Awakening Music Festival 2014

Spring Awakening Music Festival celebrated it’s third year at Chicago’s Soldier Field this year as thousands of festival goers got down to the sounds of international and local electronic dance artists alike. The Sights and Sounds was there to document all the music and mayhem as artists such as Tiesto, Pretty Lights, Borgore, NERVO, Feed […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] The Tastes And Sounds Of The Windy City Smokeout

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] The Tastes And Sounds Of The Windy City Smokeout

I don’t delve into country music very often, but we got a great weekend in store for all of you BBQ lovers, country music lovers, and for those of you that love both. The Windy City Smokeout is once again taking place alongside the Chicago River on Friday July 11th to Sunday the 13th and […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Riverwest Music Festival: Our Top 5 Can’t Miss Acts

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Riverwest Music Festival: Our Top 5 Can't Miss Acts

It’s once again warm weather season and what’s a summer in Chicago without a music festival heavily centered around house music? House heads young and old get your dancing shoes ready and bust out the sunscreen as Chi-city’s river front will never know what hit it after the debut Riverwest Music Festival blasts off this […]

[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] Tune In To The Sounds Of Electric Forest 2014

[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] Tune In To The Sounds Of Electric Forest 2014

It’s the first sold out Electric Forest in the short, yet illustrious run as one of the premiere US festivals to attend each summer. The writer of this article? Yes, it’s my first time. I’m a forest newbie, breaking my EF cherry for the first time, excited beyond belief to finally experience all the hype […]

[FESTIVAL REVIEW] 10 Acts That Blew Us Away At Spring Awakening

[FESTIVAL REVIEW] 10 Acts That Impressed Us At Spring Awakening

It’s been over a week since Spring Awakening 2014 concluded, but we’re still abuzz about all the acts that helped make this fantastic festival such a memorable experience. Here at The Sights and Sounds, we’ve been having some heated debates over the producers that made the most positive impressions on us during the weekend. Somehow, […]

[CONCERT RECAP/ARTIST PREVIEW] Kygo at The Mid & Electric Forest

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Kygo could very well be considered one of the hottest producers in dance music at the moment. His style has been advertised as tropical house, but to put that into layman’s terms for you, it’s feel-good EDM at it’s finest. With tunes that rely heavily on catchy melodies, easygoing percussion, and noises that sound like […]