Coachella, Coachella, Coachella

If you’re going to Coachella next week, you probably should already be packing, but if you’re not, I’m here to help. Since it’s Friday, I’ll be blending in a few free downloads along with my preachy soapbox advice for surviving three days in the desert. Let’s start by providing a mix to light a fire under your tush to get you moving. Sure, Prince Fox … Continue reading Coachella, Coachella, Coachella

Electric Forest: Be Prepared, Be Excellent

(Originally published at ElectroJams.com on June 9 2014) Going to a music festival is not as simple as hopping in a car and driving to the venue. Especially in the case of Electric Forest, spanning four long days with camping in a remote location, meaning you have to bring everything you’ll need when you’re awake, sleeping, dancing and quite a bit of walking. I started … Continue reading Electric Forest: Be Prepared, Be Excellent

Live at Coachella: Galantis

I cannot stress the importance nor the weirdness of the fact that Galantis‘ Weekend 1 performance was their first ever live performance.  Their first release, Galantis EP had been released a scant eleven days earlier.  In short, their inclusion in the line-up was a gamble on the festival organizer’s part.  Sure, they’ve both toured and played live shows, either solo (Style of Eye) or as … Continue reading Live at Coachella: Galantis

Like Kids in a Candy Store: Coachella

Attending Coachella Music and Arts Festival is like being transported onto the set of a movie designed by Dr. Suess with a script written by Hunter S. Thompson.  Here, more than anywhere else, I continually asking myself if this is all real.  Sure it is, but only for a few days in April. If you love music, and if you love the exchange of energy … Continue reading Like Kids in a Candy Store: Coachella