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*Event Spotlight* Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party | Santa Cruz | Oct. 10 - 11

*Event Spotlight* Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party | Santa Cruz | Oct. 10 – 11

Santa Cruzians and others who are familiar with downtown Santa Cruz, California have most likely partied at the Catalyst at one time or another, but on October 10th and 11th the Catalyst will be transformed into an electronic music mecca like never before for the Santa Cruz Music Festival Pre-Party. Well-known names like Raindance, Euhporic.Net,...
*Event Review* Foreverland | Sept. 19 – 21 | 2014

*Event Review* Foreverland | Sept. 19 – 21 | 2014

(Photo from Foreverland Facebook page) Days in Foreverland were filled with champagne and cold beers, wading in the lake, daytime naps in 90 degree weather, and an array of playful pirates and fancy fairies. Prehistoric-looking dragonflies zipped through the air all day, and fireflies danced with the lights and lasers at night. Foreverland may have...
*New EP* Rusko - !

*New EP* Rusko – !

YES. New EP from Rusko that is a must have. ! is an epic 5 track collection that features classic Rusko UK dubstep vibes with a new twist. Experimenting with different genres, this is a totally new sound for Rusko while still remaining true to his roots. Give it a listen below Mixing classic dubstep feels with...
*Event Review* Northern Nights Music Festival | July 18 - 20 | 2014

*Event Review* Northern Nights Music Festival | July 18 – 20 | 2014

As I headed up North for my first year at Northern Nights Music Festival, I saw a beautiful rainbow that swept across the sky. It was then I should have known that the weekend was going to be an amazing one. Nothing is better for the soul than camping with a bunch of your friends...
*New Track* Manic Focus - On the Horizon

*New Track* Manic Focus – On the Horizon

Manic Focus, hailing from Chicago, has just released his latest track titled On the Horizon. It’s an eclectic blend of electro funk and soul, with classic vocals, an old-school synth, funky guitar riffs, and a mellow glitchy beat. Sounding like a mix of Pretty Lights meets Robotic Pirate Monkey, this song has soul and bassy...
*Artist Interview* The Floozies

*Artist Interview* The Floozies

If you have been craving something funky to listen to, I suggest getting acquainted with The Floozies. If you don’t know who they are yet, I forgive you, but it is mandatory that you give them a listen ASAP and catch them at one of their upcoming gigs. The Floozies consist of Matt and Mark Hill with...
*Free Download* Night Society - Give Me Your Body Ft. Delta House

*Free Download* Night Society – Give Me Your Body Ft. Delta House

San Luis Obispo, CA locals Night Society and Delta House show off their incredibly unique style in this track, with glitchy, funky, and chill all coming together to make your ears very happy campers. Plenty of sub-frequency bass broken up by a groovy breakbeat rhythm provides a solid backbone for glitchy lead guitar samples and excellent vocal samples...
Mayhem Mondays w/ Akshin Alizadeh, Shiba San, AC Slater & More

Mayhem Mondays w/ Akshin Alizadeh, Shiba San, AC Slater & More

Rolling Stones- Gimme Shelter (Marvel Years Remix) Stevie Wonder – Superstition (Autograf Remix) AC Slater – Back To The Floor [NEST025] Little Dragon – Paris (Zane Lowe Radio Rip) Shiba San @ Plan B, London, UK 2014.04.12 Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg: ENTER.Miami, Main (Ice Palace, March 28th 2014) Akshin Alizadeh – Inner Struggle Akshin...
Mayhem Mondays: Ultra Music Festival 2014 Live Sets

Mayhem Mondays: Ultra Music Festival 2014 Live Sets

Mayhem Mondays w/ BLOND:ISH, Cashmere Cat, Treasure Fingers, & More

Mayhem Mondays w/ BLOND:ISH, Cashmere Cat, Treasure Fingers, & More

BLOND:ISH LIVE @ STEREO MONTREAL – 6 HOUR SET [JAN 25, 2014] All Day [ Dirtybird Birdhouse Exclusive ] Big Gigantic – The Night Is Young (ft. Cherub) imi Needles – NeedleWurk Volume I [Mixtape] The Funk Hunters Present: The Detour Podcast #03 Cashmere Cat – TRIPLE J MIX 2014 Foster The People “Call It...
*Event Review* Gem and Jam Festival | Feb. 7 - 9 | 2014

*Event Review* Gem and Jam Festival | Feb. 7 – 9 | 2014

Gem and Jam was held in Tucson, Arizona, had a line-up that no one wanted to miss, and was full of vendors and collectors selling their best and most beautiful crystals. Since plane tickets were a little too expensive, I decided to make the 12 hour plus drive to Arizona from central California. Although the...
Mayhem Mondays w/ Phutureprimitive, SkiiTour, The McMash Clan, & More

Mayhem Mondays w/ Phutureprimitive, SkiiTour, The McMash Clan, & More

The McMash Clan – Rain Eptic – Danger (Habstrakt VIP) Shadow Child ft Tymer – 23 Zinc VIP SkiiTour 2013 Shambhala Mixtape 2014-01-07 – Tale Of Us (Life and Death) @ The BPM Festival 2014, Mamita`s Beach Club Mexico Group Therapy 062 with Above & Beyond and Lane 8 Jasmine (Paper Diamond Edit) Dada Life...