Meet New Wave experimental band Minimal Schlager

During my time at the SXSW music festival, I had the opportunity to interact with some of the coolest musicians from all across the globe. One of the most interesting bands came in the form of a New Wave electronic dance group called Minimal Schlager. Brother and sister Francisco and Alicia have been making music […]

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour hits San Diego, with Zero 9:36 & more

Zero 9:36 came to San Diego’s House of Blues Voodoo Room, with support from Garzi and Fame on Fire! I’m such a sucker for these smaller venues, because it’s so intimate and I feel like the bands are so much more appreciative of the people who comes out! GARZI kicked off the night, who told […]

DROELOE & friends treat St. Louis to a late night dance party

The Old Rock House in downtown St. Louis welcomed DROELOE and company to their club for a night of dancing and electronic music. The show was opened by a host of talented deejays and musicians, allowing fans to dance the night away by the name of Drace, Chuck Sutton and Biicla — each delivering hard-hitting […]

Rezz hypnotizes The Factor, St. Louis

Rezz and friends mesmerized a packed house at The Factory in St. Louis. Mesmerizing visuals and heavy bass were constant themes throughout the night as an extremely talented lineup of artists shared the stage. The show was opened Denver-based producer A Hundred Drums. Blending elements of electronic and hip hop, AHD’s music has a more […]

Meet Hello Yes: a new project from Zhu members

Fresh from our release radar comes a brand new project Hello Yes, the brainchild of Mitch Bell and Aaron Leibowitz, otherwise known as the guitarist and saxophonist for GRAMMY-nominated world renown electronic artist Zhu. The two have toured all over the past four years, hitting the big stages at Life Is Beautiful, EDC, Lightning In […]

Goldrush AZ 2021: Night Three

Day Three of the greatest weekend of raving Chandler has ever seen commenced with an incredible sunset, illuminating the rotating ferris wheel full with eager festival-goers to get the night going. Even though Goldrush AZ was coming to an end, you couldn’t tell from the energy of early deejays Moore Kismet and Player Dave. As […]

Thundercat at The Pageant, St. Louis

There was a feeling of funk, rhythm and soul in the air on November 16th at The Pageant in St. Louis, MO. Los Angeles-based road cat Stephen Bruner (also known by his stage name, Thundercat) rolled into town, breaking out his massive, unique signature six-string Ibanez TCB1006 to take his audience for an absolute ride. […]

Goldrush AZ 2021: Night Two

The hot Saturday in Chandler, Arizona rendered a cooled-off perfect temperature night to get back into Goldrush AZ, the finest rave brought to Rawhide Event Center by industry titan Relentless Beats. As OMNOM and CRAZY let loose, people were raving from the front wall all the way to the lit up ferris wheel and beyond. […]

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 […]