Sia at Coachella 2016

I’ve written about growing up in the suburbs of Minnesota, dreaming of one day living an eventful life in a place where things actually happen. Living in the suburbs was like living in a terrarium, and I felt like a trapped lizard, wondering what real life is like. As a reaction to the constant boredom … Continue reading Sia at Coachella 2016


Live at Coachella: Disclosure

Sundays at Coachella are bittersweet.  On one hand, your body is beginning to feel the effects of festival life.  On the other hand, most attendees don’t show up just to have a seat in the back, sip water and then go back to camp for a bite of trail mix and an early bedtime.  People … Continue reading Live at Coachella: Disclosure

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 … Continue reading Live at Coachella: Galantis

Live at Coachella: Flume

In music, Flume is poised, confident and even has a touch of swagger.  When his music plays, these qualities transfer to this listener.  Whether on headphones or blasting from a car, it's hard not to feel like you know better, or like you're in on some kind of secret when Flume is playing. If Flume … Continue reading Live at Coachella: Flume

Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the State Fair

There was a fight at Macklemore last night. During "And We Danced." What kind of douche-nozzles decide that's a great time to fight? It's the state fair. THE STATE FAIR! That's a place for love and greasy food and farm animals. Not fights. Have you listened to a single word of Macklemore's songs, or are … Continue reading Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the State Fair


If you ever find yourself dating somebody younger than you are, keep in mind that the most significant or polarizing difference won’t likely be differing maturity levels.  This is especially true in my case when I’m older than my girlfriend.  It puts on a level playing field of maturity, more or less.  The times you’ll … Continue reading Madchester