Category Archives: Festival Guides

Miami Music Week 2016: All The Parties You Shouldn’t Miss

Once again, as March rolls in tens of thousands of dance music fans are gearing up for a trip to Miami Music Week on the shores of South Beach. Officially taking place from the 15th until the 20th of the month, Miami Music Week is the umbrella term for the flurry of events that take over the the entire […]

DownBeats’ Movement Detroit 2016 Phase I Playlist

Last week, Movement Electronic Music Festival Detroit released their 2016 Phase I line-up to the great excitement of the many who will be making the trek to Detroit on Memorial Day Weekend. Paxahau, the festival’s promoter, put together a roster filled with world-renowned acts, Movement debutants and surprises alike. In order to ready you for the weekend, […]

Minimal Effort LA Releases Massive NYE Line-up

  Over the years, LA promoters Minimal Effort have grown by leaps and bounds through well-curated line-ups featuring heavy-hitters and talented newcomers of the underground house and techno scenes. I was in town for their 2014 Supernature Halloween party at Lot 613 with Audiofly, Luca Bacchetti, Bedouin and Droog and have since seen them expand that […]

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 […]