REVIEW: Euphoria 2016 Recap

I am no stranger to music festivals, so as I packed for Euphoria I was excited to relive my camping experience from Wakarusa- one of my favorite memories that past few years.  A road trip, camping, and a killer lineup promised me another perfect weekend even though I knew that anything could happen. 13620

REVIEW: Coachella 2016: Weekend One Review

The first weekend of Coachella 2016 is in the books and was chock full of memorable moments. In what has become expected, the surprise guest performances were plentiful. Rihanna, Big Sean and John Newman joined Calvin Harris, Angus Young joined Guns N’ Roses for a couple of songs during the band’s reunion appearance, Kanye West jumped on stage with A$AP Rocky then Kanye joined Jack Ü, who was always joined by Kiesza, Ice Cube brought out Snoop Dogg, Common, his son O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sam Smith performed “Latch” with Disclosure, while Lorde performed “Magnets” and Aluna Francis sang

The Miami Music Week 2016 Marathon

Living in Miami during March is a struggle. There are too many tourists, spring breakers everywhere, conventions every other day and the terrible traffic leads to the worst road rage imaginable. The only consolation we get is a week where Ibiza empties out and clubs, hotels and streets turn into venues for all that is electronic music. Miami Music week is the highlight of the year for many. Pool parties, beach events, artsy pop-up events and island pachangas become a norm. Then to finalize the week with a bang is three day Ultra Music Festival. 13437

PHOTO REVIEW: Lights All Night 2015 – Dallas, TX

The celebrations to ring in 2016 took place in every city across the globe ranging from lavish elegant parties to firework displays and blowout dance parties. Dallas, TX rung in the new year with its own tw-day major festival, Lights All Night on December 31, 2015 and January 1, 2016, which featured the likes of major artists, Hardwell, Porter Robinson, Kaskade and numerous other talented artists in the realm of electronic dance music. 13079

PHOTOS: SnowGlobe 2015 – South Lake Tahoe, CA

Happy 2016!! As has been tradition for the past several years, EDM music fans have rung in the new year at with the SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe, CA. The annual event features multiple stages of both new and familiar artists performing against the backdrop of the picturesque snow-capped mountains. This year's incarnation brought an extra level of excitement as the snow season got off to a great start in late 2015 and provided plenty of skiing or snowboarding during the day. The three-day event featured another solid lineup featuring, Jack Ü, Kaskade, Dillion Francis, Chet Faker, G-Eazy,

Mad Decent Boat Party 2015 not too Decent

I woke up in the neatly folded bed in my giraffe onesie. The silence was what shocked me the most as I slogged around the room trying to figure out how I ended up there the night before. The bowling alley wasn't even open for others on the ship. After minutes of walking around the desolate room, it became clear that due to lack of sleep (from the non-stop bass),  I had accidentally stumbled across the only peaceful room on the Mad Decent Boat Party. 12852

Miami flaunts at III Points Festival 2015

   For the third year in a row, III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival has proved that the South Floridian melting pot has cooked up a culture clashing brew. For three consecutive days that turned into vague and long nights, Wynwood featured local and global acts,  panels and demos of technologically forward ideas, and high edge music.   12741

REVIEW: CRSSD – San Diego, CA Oct. 2015

This past weekend, tons of people flooded San Diego's Waterfront Park to see some of edm's hottest talent.  The festival made its debut just seven months ago, but turned right around and brought yet another incredible lineup including The Flaming Lips and Jamie XX. SNBRN started off the first evening of CRSSD and set the bar high for the rest of the weekend. As soon as people entered the park, it was impossible to escape the sound of people singing along to the DJ’s more popular tracks like “Raindrops” and "Return of the Mack" all the way to the freak out

TommorowWorld 2015 Recap

Imagine a place somewhere in the middle of the forest where everywhere you look there's a fairy tale like detail that makes you wonder if you're at a fantasy theme park. Insert thousands of ravers dressed up in all colors, outfits and props you can think of. Place 7 unique stages with non-stop electronic music, production unlike any other and top notch energy. To set it apart from the past two years, let's add a light drizzle and mud for days. This was the formula for TomorrowWorld's third year at Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. 12458

Fool’s Gold Day Off 2015

What started off as a party in a SOHO parking lot 5 years ago has transformed into a full day festival. What used to be a single day off towards the end of summer now consists of over five stops in North America. With each show sold out in the 2015 tour; A-Trak has brought together new and old friends onto a gold plated stage. 12310

Riot Fest 2015 Denver: 3-Day Recap

This past weekend Riot Fest 2015 made its stop to Denver's Western Complex and put on one hell of an event from August 28th, 2015 through August 30th, 2015. From the moment you walk in you are greeted with a prop of a huge devil head and handed a map of the sprawling 5 stage festival grounds. Stage names included the Roots Stage, Riot Stage, Rebel Stage, Rock Stage, and the only indoor venue called the Radicals Stage. Along with all of the options for music, the event is also a full-size carnival complete with a Ferris wheel, carnival games,

PHOTO REVIEW: Outside Lands 2015 Highlights

Phew, another Outside Lands festival is in the books! The 2015 version brought all that was wacky, wild, and wonderful; Outside Lands bills itself as San Francisco’s premiere summer music festival, a title that it did not relinquish this year. From the first notes and lyrics from Natalie Prass, The Same Chase, The Easy Leaves Duo and DJ Justin Milla on Day One to the very last by Sir Elton John, Outside Lands 2015 was hands down a memorable event and success. Festival attendees had a myriad of choices to fit whatever mood they were in, whether

Bonnaroo 2015 embraces EDM

Bonnaroo 2015 was controlled chaos that spanned through 4 days of non-stop music. More than 80,000  fans came out to the 700 acre farm to sweat across 10 different stages for over 150 artists. This year, the top EDM headliners were only some of the biggest names- DeadMau5, Bassnectar, Odesza, and Flume among others. 11570