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Sonic Bloom: Getting Lost to Find Yourself

What intrigues me most about music festivals like Sonic Bloom is the sense of adventure, freedom and magic that seems to find you wherever you are. It’s as if you’re exactly where you should be crossing paths with exactly the right people. It exists as a reminder that this could one day be, everyday life…. Read more »

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Symbiosis Gathering 2016 – One Last Wet Dream at Woodward Reservoir

Last year’s Symbiosis Gathering was without question the best festival I had ever been to. Until now. Symbiosis Gathering 2016: Family Tree somehow managed to absolutely blow last year’s edition out of the water in an epic and unforgettable swan song at Woodward Reservoir. Symbiosis Gathering returned to Woodward Reservoir in September for its final… Read more »

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What The Festival is Special, Silly, and Stimulating as All Hell

What happens when a couple of Burners buy a stunning chunk of scenic Oregon land and dedicate that land to kicking each summer off with a fun, funky, frantic festival? What happens when 7,000 creative lunatics take over a forest for a weekend? What happens when art, technology, and nature come together to create an… Read more »

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What The Festival Returns in Two Weeks

What The Festival returns to Wolf Run Ranch in Dufur, Oregon in less than three weeks, and we honestly have been getting goosebumps just thinking about it. With headlining acts such as Thievery Corporation, Bonobo, Lettuce, and Claude VonStroke being supported by an eclectic cast of artists including Claptone, Tourist, G Jones, Phutureprimitive, Shades, and… Read more »

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Northern Nights 2016 is Going to be Absolutely Insane

The sky is blue, the grass is green, and Northern Nights is freaking awesome. Northern Nights Music Festival returns to Cook’s Valley Campground at the Humboldt/Mendocino border this July for its fourth outing on the Eel River, and we’ve got a pretty good feeling this is going to be the best one yet. The fine folks… Read more »

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Desert Hearts Will Ruin Your Life

If the most advanced, intelligent alien species ever to exist were to observe Desert Hearts, they would probably go insane. It would probably be a display of the most confusing human activity they ever witnessed. If they were to set up camp and join us on the dance floor, however, they would probably experience one… Read more »

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Serenity Gathering 2016 – Welcome Back

Serenity Gathering once again kicked the West Coast transformational festival season off with— well, not a bang… more like a subtle howl at the moon, and this time in beautiful Joshua Tree. It was the festival’s third venue change in as many years, but the last-minute change was seemingly a blessing in disguise. The desert… Read more »

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Symbiosis Gathering is Coming Back in 2016!

YES. Symbiosis Gathering, a multifaceted lakeside music and arts experience, and perhaps the best festival we saw in 2015, has announced its return to California’s Woodward Reservoir September 22-25 for its 2016 event ‘Family Tree’. Following its first ever sell out and most talked about showing in 2015, Symbiosis returns for its first consecutive year,… Read more »