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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!

Brasstracks Drops Dynamic New EP At Sold Out LA Show

With support from Kemba and Pell, this is Brasstrack’s final EP before they start recording their first full studio album. Brasstracks just finished up their 26-date headlining tour around North America – The Vibrant Tour – with support from Anthony Flammia, Kemba and Pell. The tour included sold-out shows at NYC’s Brooklyn Steel and LA’s […]

So You Want To Travel Abroad For A Music Festival?

It’s no secret that the international music festival scene has witnesses explosive growth over the past decade. What was a community of underground warehouses and desert raves have evolved into the EDCs of Tokyo, Mexico, Paris to Tomorrowland (and their newly minted Winter Edition in the Alps), Ozora, Afrikaburn, Hungary’s Sziget Festival, and, nestled in […]

The Indescribable Magic of Desert Hearts Festival, Described

With infectious anticipation and excitement, the Desert Hearts date announcement and ticket sales have been spreading like a cosmic wildfire. Returning to Los Coyotes Reservation from April 26th-29th, tickets to the event have already sold out without hesitation. Those who have not experienced a Desert Hearts event may wonder what the hype is about. Written […]

Lightning in a Bottle Reveals 2019 Stage 1 Lineup

The annual festival will take place May 8-13 at a brand new location at Buena Vista Lake in Central California. Featuring Disclosure, Flying Lotus, Big Gigantic, Santigold, Toro y Moi, DJ Koze, Damian Lazarus, Elohim, Gramatik, Channel Tres, Lane 8, Recondite, and MORE! Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb 16th, at 10am PST. Tickets can […]

Jungle Jams: An Envision Festival 2019 Playlist

Envision Festival returns to Rancho La Merced for its 5th year of dancing in the jungle. Situated just outside Uvita in Costa Rica, Envision Festival is perfectly perched at the junction where rainforest connects with pristine tropical beach. It’s the perfect setting for dancing the night away under the silhouettes of the jungle canopy. Featuring […]