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Basslights 2015 Returns To Hampton, VA: Info & Buses

  After weeks of teasing fans with cryptic messages back and forth, giants Bassnectar and Pretty Lights have confirmed that their co-headling winter weekend, Basslights, will be happening for the fifth consecutive year. Unlike in the past when the weekend occurred close to New Year's Eve, this year's festivities will take place from December 19th to 20th, leaving fans plenty of[...] Read more >>

Halloween Festival Escape Announces Psycho Circus Lineup for 2015

Insomniac’s Escape festival will once again be taking over this year’s Halloweekend with its Psycho Circus. On Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31, NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA will become home to what is currently a diverse, 45 act-long roster, including legends like Benny Benassi and Laidback Luke. While EDM has always been the focus of Insomniac’s events,[...] Read more >>

Suwannee Hulaween Caps Festival Season with a Stacked Lineup

Suwannee Hulaween returns to push the limits of festival season once more with a three-day Halloween bash. Set in the beautiful confines of Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL, the camping festival features a musical onslaught including The String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Primus, GRiZ, Papadosio, The Polish Ambassador, Michal Menert, Manic Science (Manic Focus x Break[...] Read more >>

Sugary Sweet Melodies Guarenteed On Slow Magic & Giraffage’s So Cute! Tour

The soothing dream-pop electronica movement is taking audiences by storm - or rather, washing over crowds in gentle waves. About three years ago, Giraffage and Slow Magic began to develop their sound in this niche area of electronic music.   //   A few years back, Giraffage’s social media pages were filled with pictures of cats, comical Mac Photobooth selfies, and[...] Read more >>

GRiZ’s Fall Tour Guaranteed To Be Super Shagadelic

GRiZ is coming back to the Northeast again for his Super Shagadelic Tour. His spring Say It Loud tour stopped in various cities on the East Coast, and Grant Kwiecinski continues to make rounds across and continent for an extensive festival schedule. Kwieinski has an accessible sound for music lovers from many backgrounds. A funk beat is pretty undeniable for anyone who likes to[...] Read more >>

Get To Know UK Quartet Rudimental Before They Storm The Northeast This Fall

How often does a new piece of music totally captivate you? It probably doesn’t happen every day; the hunt for beautiful music can be a fruitless affair. But, when you finally stumble upon something powerful, cue the dopamine. And when you encounter an artist that consistently evolves and pushes beyond the boundaries of a genre, the deep dive commences. Not every artist’s[...] Read more >>

Beats Antique Brings Eclectic Madness With Creature Carnival Tour

The Creature Carnival is a unique experience masqueraded by Beats Antique. Combining performance art, diverse music and a bit of weirdness, the show promises outlier fun for anyone seeking to shatter their personal definition of a concert. Beats Antique is the creative faction of all-around musician David Satori, percussionist Tommy “Sidecar” Cappel and belly dancer Zoe Jakes.[...] Read more >>

Emancipator Ensemble Head Out On Seven Seas Tour in Fall 2015

Trip-hop fans take note: Emancipator is hitting the road again. A four-piece live band interpretation of Oregon producer Doug Appling’s lush, string-centric beats, the Ensemble has been incredibly well-received by the Emancipator fanbase since their introduction in 2013. Their jammy take on the music makes for an excellent alternative to the traditional DJ sets (which already[...] Read more >>

Wicked Halloween Brings Diplo, Big Gigantic & More To Lowell: Info & Transportation

After Labor Day weekend - better known as the end of festival season - the East Coast almost entirely dries up when it comes to large-scale celebrations. Sure, there are events here and there that warrant festival-level planning, but they are few and far between. That is, except for one sacred weekend - Halloween weekend, the last weekend where spending weeks planning your outfit and[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Chaim Machlev’s Stunning Tattoo Art Comes to Life in “Dots to Lines”

Tattooing has captivated communities the world over for thousands of years. The first documented tattoo was found on a Chinchorro mummy from 6000 BC. To some cultures like the Egyptians and Japanese, tattooing held great religious significance and represented a connection to spiritual ideals. Other cultures used tattooing as a way of signifying social caste, militia, and even criminal[...] Read more >>

Hudson Mohawke Announces Genre-Smashing Live North American Fall Tour

Glasgow-born Ross Birchard, better known as Hudson Mohawke, has been known for his “genre smashing” – a process of combining different genres into one track, making them to work off one another to create something new and unique. What makes HudMo even more unique, however, is his strong relationship to the hip-hop scene. Though an electronic producer/DJ, he also works as a[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Painting Music: Tim Bavington Transforms Sheet Music Into Abstract Paintings

Tim Bavington combines two things he loves - music and painting - in a creative way to fabricate one truly unique style all his own. He has devised a way to paint songs - not a picture or representation of a line or lyric from the song, but the song itself. Bavington turns a song into a painting by using a solid line of color to represent each note, his own interpretation of the[...] Read more >>

Dancefestopia Returns to Kansas City Boasting A Massive Lineup For 2015

Dancefestopia kicks off September 11th to 13th at Riverfront Park in Kansas City and is committed to putting themselves on the map as one of the largest festivals of the summer. Featuring epic acts from Datsik to Bassnectar, Dancefestopia promises three days and nights of nonstop music, as well as six times the bass as last year. On top of the music enhancements, attendees also have[...] Read more >>

Dirtybird Campout Looks to Take Dance Music Into the Mountains

Ten years into its immensely popular touring BBQ series, LA house and techno label Dirtybird Records is heading out into the great outdoors. The first weekend of October will mark the inaugural Dirtybird Campout, a three day festival held in the Silverado Canyon of California’s Santa Ana Mountains. Featuring a variety of woodland activities as well as a spectacular lineup of dance[...] Read more >>

North Coast Music Festival, “Summer’s Last Stand,” Prepares For Sixth Year

North Coast Music Festival is gearing up for another three-day affair at Chicago’s Union Park this Labor Day weekend (September 4th to 6th). The festival, now in its sixth year, drew 60,000 total attendees in 2014 with a lineup that combined EDM, hip-hop and rock and jam bands. Organizers are employing a similar formula for 2015. Legendary jam band Widespread Panic will play a[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Julia Wolfe Shows Burning Man’s “Black Rock City” Is For Kids Too

Music lovers often keep an eye out for the festival with the biggest lineups and the best bang for their buck. Electric Daisy Carnival, Electric Zoo, Spring Awakening Music Festival, and others of the like continue to gather massive crowds each summer, and don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. Faithful festival-goers, however, should recognize that this is not the only type of[...] Read more >>

House Music from the Homeland at London’s South West Four Festival

 South West Four has established itself as London’s premiere electronic music festival over the past decade: last year, SW4 brought home the accolade of “Best British Festival” from DJ Magazine. Now going on its thirteenth year, it is clear that the SW4 team must be doing something right. The festival takes place in Clapham Common, during the UK’s bank holiday weekend August[...] Read more >>

Vacationer Have All The Chill, And They’re Bringing It To The Northeast

If summer has a sound, Vacationer have found it. The five-member band, anchored by the mellow vocals of former The Starting Line frontman Kenny Vasoli, bottles up the sonic equivalent of a day at the beach. That’s due, in large part, to member Matthew Young’s collection of Polynesian and Hawaiian records from the 50s and 60s. In the band’s early days, songs came together around[...] Read more >>

theNEWDEAL Brings Live Instrumentation and Improvisation to Electronic Music

theNEWDEAL is a live electronic band from Toronto comprised of Jamie Shields on keyboards, Dan Kurtz on bass, and Joel Stouffer on drums. Joel is the band’s newest member, stepping in for founding drummer Darren Shearer upon the band’s return to the music scene in summer of 2014 after a three-year hiatus. The band formed in 1999 with support from Toronto’s underground club[...] Read more >>

Safe in Sound 2015 Takes Bass Music Across North America

Safe in Sound is an all-star exhibition of bass music’s heaviest performers. Led by dubstep icon Datsik, trap lord Bro Safari, and boosted by basshead-certified PK Sound audio equipment, the massive show invades Northeast venues in September. Though lineups vary slightly from city to city, each show on the Safe In Sound festival tour is guaranteed to be a throwdown paraded by[...] Read more >>