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WONDERFRUIT, THAILAND’S PREMIERE ECO-FRIENDLY, GLOBALLY CONSCIOUS FESTIVAL, RETURNS FOR TRIUMPHANT SECOND YEAR

PATTAYA Chonburi, Thailand – After a hugely successful inaugural year, Wonderfruit made a triumphant return to the Fields at Siam Country Club in Pattaya, Thailand, transforming the fields into an oasis and delivering a feast for the senses. From December 17 to 20, 2015, Asia’s cross-cultural, sustainability-driven festival destination combined an international cadre of world-class musical… Read more »

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Symbiosis Gathering 2015 – Simply the Best

Words & Photos by Babak Haghighi – This was the One. The one everyone was talking about all year. All summer. All festival season. The one not to be missed. The one for the books. The one made of legends. The perfect send-off for Summer, and the climactic conclusion of the 2015 festival season. Symbiosis… Read more »

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Northern Nights 2015 – Everything a NorCal Fest Should Be

[This story is also published on LostinSound] — There’s something special about Northern Nights. It’s not exactly tangible. It’s not something you can really explain. But there’s just something special about it, and everyone who goes knows it. What was my personal favorite festival of 2014 came back even stronger this year, with perfectly executed… Read more »

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What The Festival 2015 – A Ridiculous Amount of Fun

  A grandma slips and stumbles through the pool, dragging her walker along with her, though it does little to actually help her walk. “Grandma needs a colonoscopy,” she screams, as a stander-by shoots her repeatedly with a water gun where the sun don’t shine. Nearby, a man in a dress with the head of… Read more »

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Lightning in a Bottle 2015 – A Dream Festival

Wow. What just happened? Was that real? Or was it all a dream? It certainly felt like a dream, that’s for sure. And I think that’s exactly the point. There’s really no need to beat around the bush. Lightning in a Bottle 2015 was one of the best festivals I’ve ever been to. In terms… Read more »

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Coachella 2015 Weekend 1 Review

Coachella has come and gone, and with it came the usual heavy dose of ridiculous hype, star-studded performances, bros, celebrities, and social media uproar over Hollywood bullshit. But with it also came some incredible music, cutting-edge art, and another yearly installment of one of the best mainstream festivals on the planet. Let’s start with Coachella’s… Read more »

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Serenity Gathering 2015 in Review

Senerity Gathering 2015 (Main/Untz Stage) Serenity Gathering kicked off the 2015 festival season with a BOOM!(The Function 1 sound system definitely played a part in that.) With such an eclectic lineup, blue-chip vendor booths, awe-inspiring art installations, and a wide variety of food vendors, one could not have better spent $160. Let me tell you about… Read more »