[ FESTIVAL RECAP ] Why Coachella Trumps Any “EDM” Festival


  Oh, Coachella… You beautiful thing, you.  Maybe now that it’s been almost a year since we ended, I can finally stop pretending I don’t have to cope with real life and begin to reflect on the times we shared. If this sounds like a sappy breakup letter, fear not– I have many more weekends […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] – HARD Day of the Dead Delivers on Music, Lacks on Logistics


 Photo: Rolling Stone Magazine Saturday, November 1st – Day 1 3:00 p.m.   Our cab drops us off at the bustling taxi area of the Pomona Fairplex, which is a massive fairground that the HARD team transformed into the venue for their Day of the Dead Halloween festival. I have those damn pre-festival jitters the […]

[INDIE/ROCK] Foster The People – “Under Control” (Calvin Harris Cover)

[INDIE/ROCK] Foster The People - "Under Control" (Calvin Harris Cover)

  It seems as though Foster The People are coming out of a 3-year hibernation to start promoting the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album, Supermodel. The hype is just beginning as the LA-based group has begun releasing some new music, covering Alesso and Calvin Harris‘ 2013 single “Under Control” during a live session […]

[SOUL/R&B] Calvin Harris Releases Two New Vintage Singles – “Love’s Recipe” + “Wives Get Lonely Too”

[SOUL/R&B] Calvin Harris Releases Two New Vintage Singles - "Love's Recipe" + "Wives Get Lonely Too"

  Calvin Harris is coming in hot with two new releases just in time for your weekend. However, these throwback soul singles might not be quite what you’d expect from the chart topping Scottish producer. “Love’s Recipe” and “Wives Get Lonely Too” were actually produced way back in 1972 by Earl Wiley and have been […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Forever and an Eternity in the Backwoods: Forever Festival Recap

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Forever and an Eternity in the Backwoods: Forever Festival Recap

  Two weekends ago, React Presents hosted its first ever Forever Festival in the backwoods of Sterling Heights, MI, just outside Detroit. The single-day festival brought music-lovers from across the Midwest together for an event filled with spectacular acts and great energy. The festival had two stages with some incredible performances, including Calvin Harris, Flux […]

[Festival playlist] Forever Music Festival: The Must See Artists

Forever Festival pic

 Written by Tobias Odusanya React Presents is hosting its inaugural “Forever Festival” this Friday in Sterling Heights,MI, just outside Detroit. Forever Festival is a one day getaway set outdoors at the Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, just a short drive away from Lake St. Clair and its beautiful scenery. React did an awesome job at putting together a […]

[DANCE POP] London Grammar- Strong (High Contrast Remix)


  If you’re like me and love London Grammar but thought their latest single “Strong” was a bit of a boring, languishing affair compared to their other singles, you’re in luck: the High Contrast remix is a rousing rambler sure to inspire some fire in your belly and move your feet out onto the dancefloor. […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Spring Awakening Music Festival 2013 Recap

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Spring Awakening Music Festival 2013 Recap

  Reading music:   Chicago’s second annual Spring Awakening Music Festival took place last weekend as thousands of neon bedecked youths stormed the iconic Solider Field to rage to their favorite EDM acts from across the globe. With the sun expected to make an appearance all weekend, the anticipation leading up to the festival for […]

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Spring Awakening Music Festival 2013: Day 3 Playlist

[FESTIVAL COVERAGE] Spring Awakening Music Festival 2013: Day 3 Playlist

  The Sights and Sounds has been invited to cover the 2013 Spring Awakening Music Festival at Soldier Field, Chicago and as part of our coverage of the event, and in an effort to continually bring you the best in new and great music, we will be breaking the three day festival into playlist format […]

[NEWS] Spring Awakening Music Festival Phase 1 Lineup Leaked


  It’s that time of the year again when music festivals begin releasing their spring and summer lineups. We, as concert goers, eagerly anticiapte and comment on who we think might make the list and who might throw some surprises our way. And once in a while, we get lucky and we get a leaked […]

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