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The First Annual UpNorth Music Festival Taking Place Beneath a Sturgeon Moon

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The first annual UpNorth Festival in the rural lands of Copemish, Michigan is already creating a buzz within the festival community. Their mission sta...

Atyya Releases Debut LP 'Depth Perception'

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Tyler Clark, better known as Atyya, has long been enamored with the realm of sound. Skilled in drums, bass guitar, and percussion, Atyya found his way...

Mud, Sweat And Tears: The Joys of Infrasound 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

One of the most alluring aspects of music festivals is the idea of plucking live music out of the confines of clubs and arenas and plopping it into th...

Rudimental x Gorgon City: NYC Summer Is Here! (Picture Gallery)

Marlon Regis | Posted 05.27.2016 | New York
Marlon Regis

You know the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, which is exactly why you're invited to glide through what you missed, or relive what you might have experienced in NYC when on the brink of summer, Central Park's Summer stage kicked off with two British ensembles.

Never Say Die Takes Over Webster Hall

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

I had been hearing for weeks about the Never Say Die showcase that was slated to take over Girls and Boys at Webster Hall last Friday night. The lineup included a multitude of hard-hitting dubstep artists including Laxx, Must Die!, Skism, and Eptic. Most of my basshead friends were left collecting their jaws off the floor when they'd originally heard of the event.

NGHTMRE Takes Me Home, And Destroys The TLA

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

All photos by Shawn Russell Johnson Rushing to get out of work in NYC and driving down the Jersey Turnpike has become a regular occurrence to me. Mos...

Big Things Planned For Party Favor This Summer

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

Last summer, I attended my first electronic music festival ever -- Moonrise Festival at Pemlico Race Track in Baltimore, MD. I still remember leaving ...

Celebrating The Vernal Equinox At Serenity Gathering 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Originally set to take place at Lake Hemet, Serenity Gathering was forced to make a last minute venue change which could have been disastrous. Instead it was a blessing in disguise and quite possibly a fortuitous intervention because there are few places comparable to the magic of Joshua Tree.

Feel the Music With the SubPac Tactile Bass System

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology
Morena Duwe

The once blossoming industry of technology is now in full bloom. Every manner of possibility is in arm's reach as young entrepreneurs are given the op...

The Heart of Lightness: Envision Festival 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There exists a realm called Envision, betwixt beach and jungle it lies, Created with care and precision, for bright and curious eyes. The moment you p...

A Conversation With GRiZ: Funky Tunes From A Righteous Dude

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 03.17.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

On the day that GRiZ announced the specific, yet accurately titled, "My Friends and I Decided to Come to Your City & Play Some Super Rad Small Shows W...

Gramatik's Heavy Bass and Funky Grooves Thrill The Fillmore Philadelphia

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

Gramatik created a whirlwind of genres that spanned hip-hop, funk, jazz, trap, dubstep, and everything inbetween. It was an amazing set sprinkled with something that everyone could enjoy.

2 Guys On Acid Release Their Debut EP Full Smack

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The underground bass music scene is exploding with unimaginable sounds that seem alien in comparison to most mainstream music. One of the leaders of d...

Black Tiger Sex Machine Took Me To Church... And Then To "The Halal Guys"

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

Black Tiger Sex Machine is a three piece electronic group from Montreal, Quebec, made up of Marc Chagnon, Julien Maranda, and Patrick Barry. They specialize in what they have come to claim as "Future Thriller," a genre that spans multiple styles of dance music but remains heavily rooted in dubstep and drum and bass.

REVIEW: Black Tiger Sex Machine: 'Welcome To Our Church'

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

We're just over a month into 2016 and I've already been presented with what I can only imagine will become known as one of the best electronic albums of the year.

Rook & Knowa Lusion Release New Music Video and EP on Street Ritual Records

Morena Duwe | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Their Volume 1 EP is already receiving oodles of positive feedback within the bass music community. Attuned to a very particular sound and style of electronic music, Street Ritual has released yet another innovative and juicy album.

Serenity Gathering Announces Dates for 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

As autumn sweeps across the landscape and festival season begins to simmer down, daydreams of spring are already being awoken. Celebrating the Vernal ...

Lafa Taylor Announces First Headlining Tour: The Not One Thing Tour

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Hailing from Eugene, Oregon, but spending most of his time in Oakland and Los Angeles, singer/rapper/producer Lafa Taylor has a heart full of soul and a brain full of music.

Serenity Gathering 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Though seemingly disorganized, Serenity Gathering managed to put together a beautiful festival in spite of oversold tickets and overworked staff. From the eyes of attendees, it was nothing but beautiful music, art, performances and oak trees.

Envision Festival Costa Rica 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

All great creations begin with a vision. It starts with a spark, a feeling that someday you will create something magnificent. Then that spark ignites...

Exclusive Interview with Thriftworks

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Jake Atlas, known as Thriftworks to the world, is traversing multiple musical dimensions boasting his unique sonic style. With new music pouring out of him like an unleashed dam, he has so much to share with eager eardrums.

The Gem and Jam Festival L.A. Pre-Party

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

As the festival community grows, so does our reach. The mind can reach further than the hand or any man made cord. This evening at the Gem and Jam Pre-Party reminded me to unplug, reach out and connect with my fellow humans.

The Lucent Dossier Experience Returns to Las Vegas on 12/5 And 12/6

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Running away to join the circus has become much more enticing since the emergence of electro-cirque tribe, The Lucent Dossier Experience. Combining a neo-tribal, steam punk aesthetic with orchestral electronic music creates a rich and textured palette for your senses.

Why People Love It When The Beat Drops

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science

Why do music lovers like it so much when the beat drops? Scientists may now have an answer. A new study from Canada's McMaster Institute for Music ...

DJ/Writer Sacha 'Son Raw' Orenstein Brings Fresh Sounds and Insights to the Music Field

Alex Koenig | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

When James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem explained his worry of being bested by the younger DJs with better ideas and more talent on "Losing My Edge," he was talking about cats like Son Raw.