Same Same But Different 2021: Day Three

As the morning of Day Three kept upon the attendees of the funky, flair-approved and freedom-encouraging Same Same But Different festival, the last thing on anybody’s mind was to stop the party early. Lake Perris shimmered in the sunshine, welcoming swimmers and floaters as Red Giant Project and Moontricks played the musical stages. The Coconut […]

Goldrush AZ 2021: Night One

Night One of the much-awaited, carnival-themed, head-banging frenzy known as Goldrush AZ was upon us! As beats from Kayzo started booming out of the speakers, gymnasts were twirling every which a way in the adjacent circus tent. One thing was for sure — tonight was only the start of three days of EPIC. The music […]

Outside Lands 2021: an extra special Halloween

Halloween in San Francisco was one for the record books this year! After being postponed two years in a row (and then rescheduled for Halloween weekend), the beloved Outside Lands Music Festival returned to Golden Gate Park for its usual three-day event, starting Friday Oct 29th and ending on Halloween night. Headliners included The Strokes on […]

Same Same But Different 2021: Day Two

After a frivolous Day One, everyone emerged out of their camping spots along Lake Perris for yet another crazy day of Same Same But Different Fest! I unfortunately was running a little late (with hopes to interview the boys of Capyac, who performed the night before), so when I arrived on the scene to set […]

The spectacular, stunt-filled circus of Goldrush AZ 2021

Goldrush Festival returned this year bigger and wilder than ever over the weekend of September 24th, 25th and 26th at the good old Rawhide Western Town & Event Center! Not only did this festival have a completely insane lineup, but Goldrush was also stacked with so many incredible activities around its grounds! In its 4th […]

Dillon Francis introduces his housey ‘Happy Machine’

During the last year, while we were all Zooming away at our work lives and adjusting our social lives to the new 24-hours-a-day-at-home pandemic routine, Dillon Francis was creating. He has produced the new full-length album Happy Machine and it is the feel-good, upbeat bounce house-infused songs that we all need right now.  The new […]

Gone Gone Beyond looks to a bright future in ‘2030’ LP

When you think of the year 2030, what comes to mind? Are you seeing a better world, a better life, a brighter place? As crazy as it seems, that year is actually in the pretty near future. Most people tend to associate the year 2030 as the end-all year for the climate change crisis… but, according […]

Enjoy two nights of Halloween haunts at Escape 2021

Attention, ghosts and goblins! We have an exciting announcement on the festival front for all Halloween and EDM enthusiasts! Escape Halloween is returning this year for it’s 10th annual two-day haunt, with initial lineup leaders such as legend Benny Benassi, The Chainsmokers and Zedd for all your spook-tainment. North America’s largest Halloween-themed dance party is […]

Relentless Beats gears up for Goldrush 2021 with legendary initial lineup

Attention ravers! A legendary event is upon us: a stacked lineup (featuring legendary back-to-back sets), an old-country western theme (yeehaw!), DJ competitions and a new, larger-than-life stage production is about to take over the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, Arizona this September 24th through 26th, 2021. Thanks to our good friends over at Relentless Beats, […]

Summersesh 2021 with Steve Aoki: an EDM lovers dream

The party people at Relentless Beats have started the summer off right this past 4th of July weekend, in total 2021 fashion. A whole new stage setup, with elevated sounds and visuals, graced the warm desert under the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, Arizona. Desert ravers found themselves surrounded by a whole new experience, with […]

deadmau5 inaugural artist at The Factory, Chesterfield, MO

The first one is always the hardest or, in this case, the loudest. Peaking at an earthquake-inducing 128db, EDM superstar deadmau5 utterly and entirely left his mark on the sold-out grand opening of the new standard of concert venues, The Factory in Chesterfield, Missouri. Opening the doors was Idaho-based producer Morgin Madison, keeping the vibes […]

Blended Festival’s fine wine tour gears up for Austin, Texas

On September 10th and 11th, there’s a new festival in town. If there’s anything Austin knows, it’s how to festival. For months, we’ve eagerly awaited the moment the festival world pops that cork and returns to their bubbly business. Pop! Check one, two… sip,  …ahhh. The folks behind San Diego’s intimate 2019 Blended Music and Wine […]

Blended Fest tour nears Nashville

What a better way to celebrate summer than doing so with fine wine and dining out in the sunshine? Add in some of the top deejays and musical acts of all genres and you have Blended Festival — a classy and multicultural multi-day extravaganza hitting three new cities in 2021! Starting August 13th and 14th […]

Summersesh with Steve Aoki set for 4th of July weekend in Chandler, AZ

Ladies and gents! It’s summertime and the livin’ is MUCH BETTER! With COVID restrictions lifted (but, not altogether gone) around the country, announcements of live music (not from your car) are here! Thanks to Relentless Beats, we’ve got the perfect rave to start the 4th of July weekend — Summersesh 2021, featuring Steve Aoki. He […]