Category Archives: Festival Guides

The Pilgrimage to Ibiza 2015

Ibiza, dance music’s undisputed mecca, is the destination of hundreds of thousands every summer who make the trek to the Balearic island for a dose of some of the best nightlife our scene has to offer. Home of iconic heavyweight clubs such as Space Ibiza, Pacha, and Amnesia, the island hosts weekly residency events as […]

North Coast Music Festival 2015 – Festival Experience & Review

This year’s edition of North Coast Music Festival will forever be remembered as the year The Chemical Brothers made their return with a performance many likened to that of Daft Punk at Lollapalooza in 2007. Masterful, classic, innovative, relentless and quite simply the perfect festival performance to end a weekend that many consider symbolizes the end […]

North Coast Line-Up Highlights Local Talent Alongside International Heavyweights

The moment people in Chicago start to talk about North Coast is always a bittersweet one. Although it is one of the most anticipated festivals in the city, it also signals the end of summer and with its harsh winters, that’s never a welcomed time of the year in the Windy City. Hosted in Union […]

The Dirtybird Crew Invades Chicago

In the last few years we have witnessed the meteoric rise of Dirtybird, a label and artist collective born just over 10 years ago in San Francisco. Despite the incessant tours and label showcases that have hit the Windy City since, this coming Saturday marks the first time Dirtybird brings their signature BBQ party to […]

Pitchfork 2015 – A Celebration Of Established And Rising Talent

Pitchfork Music Festival returned to Chicago this past weekend for its 10th Anniversary. While the festival has grown over the years, it has stuck true to its roots as a spotlight and stage for up-and-coming talent. With capacity well below other major festivals in the city, the crowd never feels to intense for a three […]

Mamby On The Beach – Chicago’s New Lakefront Festival

  The concept of a beach festival in the Windy City isn’t a new one, with the city having experienced two separate editions of Wavefront Music Festival in 2012 and 2013. While Wavefront focused primarily on underground house and techno with elements of mainstream, Mamby’s organizers decided to change things up by offering an indie […]

Electric Forest 2015 Experience and Festival Review

For 4 years, Electric Forest has been a festival season staple featuring a unique blend of jam bands, electronic music, art, and mystery. This year marked its milestone fifth anniversary. The four day event took festival goers on a wild ride deep into the night in the magical Sherwood Forest. For one weekend a year, […]

Festival Review – Movement Detroit 2015

As it is now tradition for tens of thousands  in the U.S. and beyond, this past Memorial Day Weekend we made the pilgrimage to the birth place of techno for Movement Electronic Music Festival – a three day homage to the city of Detroit and the music it founded and helped shape throughout the years. Before […]