Summersalt 2014 – Review, Photos & Keys N Krates Interview

by brittnizon September 30, 2014
If you were looking for a more low key event than your usual weekend festival the Saturday before last in the Bay, you might have found yourself at Summersalt, a small one day festival held at the Pier 70 ship yard in San Francisco. The festival is put on by Eye Heart SF and started […]
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Transcendence Festival 2014 Preview

by David 'Dino' Durkinon September 29, 2014
Transcendence Festival Camp Pollock, Sacramento, CA October 3rd-6th, 2014 Transcendence Festival is a community gathering that brings people together to connect, integrate and celebrate ourselves and each other. The producers’ intentions are to create environments that help us go beyond perceived limitations, old patterns, habits, systems, and thoughts that no longer serve us by reminding us of […]


STS9 Triumphs at Red Rocks [9.6.14] – Review & Photos

by Matthew Cremeron September 26, 2014
Sound Tribe Sector 9 returned to Red Rocks Amphitheater in resounding fashion for their traditional two-night run at the fabled venue. Even with a forecast of persistent showers throughout the evening, the rain never came, opening up the Colorado sky for an explosive night. Opting to forgo any opening acts, this year marked the first […]

Magnetic Mountain – Launch & A/V Technology Summit

by Satellite Manon September 26, 2014


The Beauty of Burning Man From a Drone’s Eye View

by LadyBinXon September 25, 2014
“Do not fear the machine, it takes such beautiful pictures.” CopterOptics, a company based out of Berkeley and LA, captures photos and videos all of the world using their fleet of custom drone systems. While Zubeyir Mentese flies and builds these drones for a living, this year he wanted to bring his work “home;” to […]
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Wanderlust Festival 2014 (Stratton, Vermont) – Review, Photos & Videos

by denise porter kempon September 24, 2014
As we pass the Autumnal Equinox and this year’s summer festival season shifts into fall, I contemplate the time of the solstice, when Electrogenic’s founder and CEO David Guzman and I set off on a quest up the mountain to check out the premiere yoga and music festival Wanderlust at Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont, […]


Slowly Moving Lips – ‘Guerrilla Trax’ EP & Free D/L

by KatoPopon September 17, 2014
In his hour long mix entitled “The Return of Huckleberry Finn,” Dylan Blumberg, a.k.a. Slowly Moving Lips, creates a surprisingly functional medley of beats comprised of audio recorded from a one hour walk in his Oakland, CA neighborhood. Common street sounds are manipulated and transformed into a compelling work that leaves you searching for the source […]

Dirtwire – ‘The Carrier’ Review

by Desdemona Dallason September 15, 2014
Thoroughly twisted up in the musical brew storming through my ears, the syrupy symphony materializes from a cultural cornucopia, like a serpentine seductress of the east rising out of the crocodile swamp lands of the dirty south. These diverse sounds are emerging from The Carrier, Dirtwire‘s newest EP. Wobbling the lines of global differences and cross […]


DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist at The House of Blues, Boston [9.3.14] – Review & Photos

by VersaceLettuceon September 13, 2014
Modern DJs have become popular because they cater to the hedonistic urges of the dance music community. Today’s favored electronic musicians spin the most overdone, showy tracks they can produce without crossing over a threshold to a region of indistinguishable loud timbres (and some of the less creative or tactful producers of certain genres even […]

Wild Woods Music and Arts Festival 2014 Review

by VersaceLettuceon September 12, 2014
A musician rarely recoils in response to his audience’s excitement. When Blockhead asked his Wild Woods audience “How you guys feeling?” and received an alarmingly wild, loud reply from a disproportionately meager crowd, he held up his hands in a jesting response to the crowd’s fervor. This caliber of enthusiasm pervaded throughout the inaugural year […]


[My] Art Outside – A Different Type of Festival

by JackiMoonon September 9, 2014
Most people who are deeply rooted in the festival community have a story about a pivotal moment in their life that determined when the music industry/festival lifestyle would become their path. While that is a bit of a sweeping generalization, I have heard countless moving stories from my years as a traveling journalist told by […]

dB Festival 2014 is on Another Decibel!

by David 'Dino' Durkinon September 8, 2014
Decibel Festival 2014 Seattle, WA September 24-28 With loads of good beats at a ton of different, spectacular venues, Decibel provides a festival experience that is not like any other out there. Seattle will be thriving and jiving as people experience either the whole festival through a Decibel Pass, or just get the experience of […]


Beloved – A Festival of Its Own – 2014 Review & Photos

by David 'Dino' Durkinon September 7, 2014
Beloved Festival Tidewater Falls, OR August 8th-10th   Having the opportunity to experience Beloved for the first time was a beautiful memory that I will never forget. The venue was spectacular, highlighted by the serene Oregon forest that was everywhere the eye could see. The one stage was definitely a sight to be seen and […]

The Do LaB Presents a Chance to Spin at Four Upcoming Shows in LA

by Merris Beadleon September 6, 2014
The Do LaB is hosting a contest for aspiring producers and DJ’s to win a chance to play a set at one of their shows in Los Angeles. Four lucky winners will have the opportunity to open a show at King King or The Attic this fall. Submit your mix HERE for a chance to play […]


Luna Light Music and Arts Festival 2014 Review & Photos

by Josh Weinbergon September 5, 2014
After driving seven hours from Boston, weaving in and out of close to bumper-to-bumper traffic, and making a few pit stops, which included picking up a fellow team member at a traditional Polish deli along the way, Lost in Sound arrived at the festival check-in located at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, PA. Amongst […]

“Medicine or Drugs”

A bit of vulnerability. Back in 2003, in my final semester of college at The University of Colorado, I became severely depressed and overwhelmed at the prospect of entering the work force: the prospect of no familial financial support, having to make my own way in the world, and a constant comparison with my peers […]


Stilldream Music Festival 2014 Review & Photos

by Guy Shechteron September 3, 2014
Written by Alix Squiggles Photos by Guy Shechter My arrival at Stilldream was much like the festival as a whole – brought about by luck, generosity, and the hard work of others made to look easy. After 14 years of throwing the festival, the organizers seemed to have it down pat. Entry information was clear […]
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Sqz Me – Interview & Exclusive Mix (Deep Dub Download Series Mix #007)

by DigitalVagabondon September 1, 2014
1. Biome – “Time Lapse” 2. The Guy With No Name – “Mad Man” 3. Sqz Me – “Low Contrast” 4. Sqz Me – “Clash” (Causa Remix) 5. Chad Dubz – “Witnessed” 6. Feonix – “Butterfly” 7. Sqz Me – “Pretty Butterfly” 8. Biome – “Zero” 9. NDread – “Pinball VIP” 10. J:Kenzo – “Therapy” […]


Foreverland 2014 Preview – A Place For Those Who Never Want to Grow Up

by David 'Dino' Durkinon August 27, 2014
Foreverland Lake Ladoga, Colusa County, CA September 19th-21st “All pirates, fairies, and kids that never want to grow up – a new land has been discovered where all your dreams can become realities! This wondrous new place is brimming with art and music, song and dance, magic and splendor! Join us in celebrating the discovery […]

Catskill Chill Music Festival 2014 Preview & Acts Not to Miss

by Aquamarinaon August 25, 2014
It’s nearing that time of year again, as we may start to see signs of autumn fall around us… But, this doesn’t signal the end of summer festivities. It’s about that time to kick back, relax, and boogie over to Catskill Chill! The festival grounds are perched in the stunning Catskill Mountains, right beside a […]

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Tiger Fresh – ‘NAMSAYN’ Review

by KatoPopon August 21, 2014
NAMSAYN is the latest release from MalLabel Music by Oakland-based producer Tiger Fresh. This six-track EP is like a REALLY GOOD DATE. It’s been a while since I’ve been on one of those, but my recollection of a really good date usually involves birds chirping, mystery, excitement, anticipation, and a solid kiss goodnight. The first track, “Changes,” is a […]

Ion Driver – Interview & Exclusive Mix

by inertgeometryon August 19, 2014
TEXAS, 10:45 PM CDT, April 19th, 2014 A group of friends celebrating Bicycle Day at an outdoor psychedelic music festival in the hill country of central Texas experienced what can only be described as “alien sounds,” ripping apart the fabric of space and engulfing one of the friends, Olivia, into oblivion near the conclusion of […]


Flume at Royale, Boston [7.29.14] Review & Photos

by VersaceLettuceon August 17, 2014
Flume has made it. The 22 year old producer is almost singlehandedly responsible for the global uncovering of a new style of Australian dance music which is taking the world by storm. He champions a singular approach that is both on the cutting edge of dance music, and is so universally accessible that he appeals to […]

Dirtybird BBQ Tour – Interview with Christian Martin

by Satellite Manon August 14, 2014
Written by Lady Binx and Satellite Man In anticipation for Dirtybird‘s BBQ Tour, Christian Martin fills us in on Leroy Peppers, tells us how not to invest our money, and confesses his rabbit-eating spirit bird. Hmm… The burgers, dogs, and carne asada start sizzling this Sunday in Brooklyn, and from there Claude VonStroke and friends […]


Rena Jones – Interview & Oakland Show Preview

by Guy Shechteron August 12, 2014
Interviews are probably my favorite part of this job. Artists are by and large some of the most interesting people on this planet and getting to pick their brains is a wonderful experience. More than just enjoyable though, sometimes these interactions can be extremely enlightening and inspirational. The thought provoking conversation I had with Rena […]