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Dirtybird Campout Review

Dirtybird Campout Review
Review by Bryan Deng The Dirtybird label, led by Barclay Crenshaw a.k.a. Claude Vonstroke, has always been known for their attention to detail, love for their fans, and most of all for their unique deep house and techno sound that has rocked dancefloors everywhere. What began as a BBQ in Golden Gate Park in San […]

Meet the newest member of Sights N’ Sounds: Bryan Deng

Meet the newest member of Sights N’ Sounds: Bryan Deng
Quick Facts on Bryan: Name: Bryan Deng Current Location: Chicago, IL Favorite Festival: Holy Ship! Festival Wishlist: Shambhala, Burning Man, Snowglobe, Glastonbury Favorite Music Genre: Deep house, Tech house, UK garage, Future bounce Current Favorite Musicians: J Phlip, Claude Vonstroke, Green Velvet, Moon Boots, Golf Clap, Seth Troxler, Eats Everything, Skream, Gene Farris, Soul Clap, Sango, Mr. Carmack   I chose […]

Go Figure

Go Figure
From deep house, to funky tunes, to some disgusting filth, Filabusta & Figure blew the roof off The Canopy Club in Urbana, IL. Upon arriving to the familiar venu,e there was a line out the door with folks of all backgrounds and styles ready to dance the night away; ready to experience the grime that Figure is […]

Meet the Newest Member of Sights N’ Sounds: Austin Allen

Meet the Newest Member of Sights N’ Sounds: Austin Allen
Quick Facts on Austin: Name: Austin Alexander Allen Current Location: Bloomington, IL (but originally from the West Chicagoland area) Favorite Festival: The Werkout Music and Arts Festival (because of the positive community vibe as well as the awesome, funky music) Festival Wishlist: Electric Forest (which has been a long time dream of mine!) Favorite Music Genre: Varies […]

Stop, Drop, & Listen – October 2015

Trap is one of my favorite genres of electronic music and for this month, I’ve decided to feature 5 new trap tracks on the scene. Each of these songs was released in 30 days or less and they’re all awesome, danceable tracks that are also great to put on in your car. I’ve decided to […]

The People of TomorrowWorld Share Their Stories

The People of TomorrowWorld Share Their Stories
On Sunday, September 27 news broke out that TomorrowWorld left thousands of concert goers to fend for themselves in the middle of the night without food, water, or rides home. Instead, they were forced to walk 4-5 hours and shell out hundreds of dollars once they finally reached an uber, taxi, or shuttle. Many unhappy […]

#TomorrowWorldNightmare

#TomorrowWorldNightmare
Saturday at TomorrowWorld was an experience you can’t put into words. Several thousand guests were left stranded on dark country roads until 6 am because hotel shuttles buses, off site parking lot shuttles and Uber shuttles ceased operations. Many people slept in the woods or on the road in the cold weather without food or […]

Splendour In The Grass – Byron Bay, Australia

Splendour In The Grass – Byron Bay, Australia
Stepping onto the North Byron Parklands during Splendour in The Grass is like stepping into a magazine photo shoot. Featuring only the trendiest and most stylish hippie/gypsy people on the planet, Splendour in the Grass hails as the most stylish music festival I have ever attended. For three days, the best dressed Australians in the […]