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PREVIEW // Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival :: Bridgeport, CT :: 7.19-7.22.12

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Good vibes will be reverberating through the universe this July, as Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival prepares to launch their 17th annual music, arts and camping galore this July 19-22nd in Bridgeport, CT. Set aside the beautiful Long Island … Continue reading

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PHOTOS // Sonic Bloom Day 4 :: Georgetown, CO :: 6/24/12

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It was 8 a.m. as I walked barefoot right through the middle of about fifty different campsites — lost, dripping wet with creek water, holding all of my clothing in a bundle — that I realized Saturday was over.  What … Continue reading

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PHOTOS // Sonic Bloom Day 3 :: Georgetown, CO :: 6/23/12

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One hour of sleep in a hammock is like getting four on the ground.  It felt like I had just laid down before the sounds of clinking camp stoves and the Allman Brothers filled the air and it was time … Continue reading

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PLAYLIST :: Electric Forest 2012 Sampler

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We’re putting together the pieces of our forest survival kit and packing up the car.  Time to share some of the road-trip music that will guide our way across the Midwest.  Some of these songs are very familiar and others … Continue reading

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REVIEW :: Sonic Bloom Day 1-2 :: Georgetown, CO

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Sonic Bloom grew to new heights in 2012, continuing to establish itself as Colorado’s bass central and selling around 3,500 tickets. There was a lot of hauling gear and exploring to do on Thursday, but I made sure to check … Continue reading

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FESTIVALS // Wakarusa :: Days 3-4 :: June 2-3, 2012

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9:00 a.m. and the sun has already brought tent temperatures well into the 90s.  The festival is up and ready to get going hours before the music is set to begin, and herds of people swarm down to the river … Continue reading

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REVIEW // Lightning in a Bottle :: Day 3 :: Sunday, May 27th 2012


Be sure to check out our full Sunday photo gallery here —> 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, the only two words on my mind are “home stretch.”  That’s the nature of a vacation; the final day is always bittersweet.  Silverado … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Jesse Fleming :: Community Vibes, Burning Man, and Building the LiB Experience


One of the best aspects of Lightning in a Bottle: you never know who you’re going to bump into next.  The executive producer of the festival is sitting right there, you say?  A perfect opportunity to get to the bottom … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW :: Govinda :: Horace the Sun God, Mysticism, and Shaking your Ass

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Austin-based musical genie Govinda (Shane Madden) is a master of mystic flair.  It’s easy to look steezy when you’re sitting back in the most plush of dressing room tents with two beautiful dancers lounging around, but Shane had won us over … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW :: Big Gigantic :: LIB Blessings, Bubble Gum, and Leaving No Trace

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We knew Big Gigantic was going to own it at LIB, and we got plenty of satisfying “I told you so” moments after they blew the leaves off the trees at the Lightning Stage.  Their pictures would end up in SPIN … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Random Rab :: The Guzheng, Community Vibes, and The Conundrum of Human Existence

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We were blessed with the unexpected honor of chatting up Random Rab before his Sunday set at Lightning in a Bottle.  With a myriad of scented chakra-charging oils laid before us (the third chakra oil is for confidence and smells like … Continue reading

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FESTIVALS // Wakarusa :: Day 2 :: Friday, June 1st, 2012

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While the sun decided not to grace the sky with its presence early in the morning on day two, this makeshift town was still up and bustling with full force.  As the dirt begins to cake in and the sunburns … Continue reading

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FESTIVALS // Wakarusa :: Day 1 :: Thursday May 30th, 2012

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Heading out to Arkansas, every festival-goer had already been well acquainted with the weather report for Mulberry Mountain.  Rain was imminent, and we could only hope to set up camp before it arrived.  After a highly disorganized arrival that had … Continue reading