Pedro Acosta

Art Basel Miami Beach 2023: The Caricature of Creativity

A Review of Art Basel Miami 2023

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Talk Positivity & Domefest Origins In Portland

An interview with Greg Ormont & Alex Petropulos of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at the Crystal Ballroom

Koan Sound Unveils "Led By Ancient Light" Experience In Portland

KOAN Sound showcased their new story-album A/V Experience at Portland's North Warehouse in November 2023

INTERVIEW: Creating Visual+Sonic Worlds With Captain K+Lab

An Interview With K+Lab Before His 2023 Halloween Show in Portland

Spoonbill, Easyjack & More Take Chicago Fans On Psychedelic Journey

Spoonbill, Goopsteppa, Easyjack and more wow Chicago weird bass fans at the Chop Shop in downtown Chicago in mid-October 2023.

Review: A Night With Pretty Lights In Chicago

A review of a Pretty Lights show from 2016

INTERVIEW: Sitting Down With Sunsquabi

An interview with Kevin Donahue and Josh Fairman of Sunsquabi from September 2023.

Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary In-Style

Fatboy Slim, Zhu, Maya Jane Coles and more played at Seattle Center for Bumbershoot 2023.

Marco Benevento Is A Modern Piano Master

Marco Benevento played a Solo Show at the Jack London Revue in Portland.

Jazz Is Dead Does Two Nights In Portland

Jazz Is Dead's 25th Anniversary Tour stopped in Portland with Alphonso Johnson, Steve Kimock, Bobby Lee Rodgers, and Pete Lavezzoli!

Alix Perez Crushes Two Nights In Chicago

Belgian-Born DNB star Alix Perez played two shows at the Chop Shop in late July 2023.

INTERVIEW: Have You Heard Of Tripp St. Yet?

Tripp St. is an anonymous left-field bass producer/DJ that showed up out of nowhere. He has everyone's attention but how did he do it?

Mild Minds Plays Intimate Show At Doug Fir Lounge

Australian producer/vocalist, Mild Minds, treated Portland fans with an intimate show at the Doug Fir Lounge in June 2023.

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Stepping Into the Mind of Sam Gellaitry

An interview with Sam Gellaitry from 2016 conducted by our editor-in-chief Pedro Acosta

Buddy Guy: A Living Legend

Buddy Guy brought the Blues to Denver's Paramount Theatre and brought down the house.

INTERVIEW: Charles Nimbus Is Changing The Tempo

An interview with Charles Nimbus, a rising star in the U.S. left-field bass scene.

Portland Takes Infected Mushroom

The Israeli Psytrance duo known as Infected Mushroom took over Portland's 45 E45T for a night of fun.

Bag Raiders Are More Than Just Meme Music

The Australian duo stopped at Chicago's Lincoln Hall on their 2020 Horizons World tour

Blast From The Past: Zebbler Encanti Experience

Check out this ZEE interview that our Editor-In-Cheif conducted in November 2015!

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs at Red Rocks

Legendary British musician and electronic music icon, TEED, graces Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheater.

Sonic Bloom (Not Doom) 2022

Sonic Bloom: The Unified Field gathers once again for the first time in three years!

Analyzing Graffiti: Mau Mau's '3 Monkeys'

What does Graffiti mean? How does it change when we analyze it?

Historic Mural Destroyed By Los Angeles City Workers

Judy Baca's 1984 mural 'Hitting The Wall' has been destroyed...

Interview with CharlestheFirst

If there is any artist that could have you meditating and head-banging in the same song it would probably be CharlestheFirst.

INTERVIEW: Goopsteppa's Return

After a nearly three-year hiatus, the downtempo bass icon known as Goopsteppa is back on tour and released the Invisibility Cloak EP, a new collection of songs!

The String Cheese Incident in Colorado

The String Cheese Incident returns to their home state for 5 shows drenched in queso for their 2021 tour.

Billy & the Kids Crush Red Rocks

Bill Kreutzmann's band BIlly & the Kids brought along Billy Strings for two special nights at Red Rocks.

Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros Play First Live Shows After Pandemic

Bobby Weir & the Wolf Brothers returned from the Covid hiatus with a two night run at Red Rocks.

"Live From Out There" Brings The Festival Experience Online

Amid Coronavirus fears, the 11E1even Group and are bringing big names to your living room on their new Couch Tour Series.

The 2020 Armory Show

Fame, wealth and talent gathered in spades at the 2020 edition of The Armory Show, New York’s Essential Art Fair

Eric Johnson In New York

Guitar Legend Eric Johnson stops at New York City’s Sony Hall on his Classics: Past and Present Tour

VIDEO: Jauz Brings Jaw-Dropping Production on New Tour

Jauz went all out on his production for his 2020 Dangerous Waters Tour. This one is a doozy.

Joy Lives At Gem & Jam Festival

Gem & Jam's 13th annual gathering was the perfect oasis from the humdrum routine of capitalism and the restrictive nature of society

Tedeschi Trucks Band Carries On Legacy Of Great American Bands

The Tedeschi Trucks Band are carrying on the legacy of great bands spreading incredibly powerful music.

Atmosphere's Wherever Tour Could Cure Your Winter Blues

The legendary hip-hop duo from Minnesota just released a new album and is currently touring North America until late February

Zeds Dead Thrills Chicago with Deadbeats Tour

Zeds Dead's 2019 Deadbeats Tour rolled through Chicago's Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom for an epic two-night run of bass

Wilco Is A Group Of Rock Geniuses

Wilco is a group of musical masterminds that we should be happy are still around

The Motet Is Keeping Funk Alive

The Motet got the funk down at Chicago's Vic Theatre

All Hail The Trifinity

The Trifinity’s live sets blur the lines between DJ sets, performance art and ritual ceremonies leaving viewers scrambling to comprehend this new version of existence in a triangular dimension

Polo G Releases Exclusive Christmas Merch Collection

The ‘Capalot Christmas’ collection includes illustrated sweaters, hoodies and more for all the die-hard Polo G fans out there looking for the perfect holiday gift.

The Geek x Vrv Team Up with Møme & M.I.L.K on 'Overview Effect 1972'

The Geek x Vrv just dropped a new track must-hear collaboration with Møme & M.I.L.K

Blast From The Past: Jauz

An in-depth interview with world renowned DJ/Producer Jauz

The String Cheese Incident In Chicago

The String Cheese Incident's 25th Anniversary Tour takes over Chicago's Auditorium Theater for three nights of cheesy goodness.

Digital Ethos Defines True Dubstep on Modus EP

South Jersey based producer, Digital Ethos, keeps true bass music alive with his new Modus EP.

Big Thief Steals The Show

Brooklyn-based band, Big Thief, just released their 'Two Hands' album and packed Chicago's Metro on their 2019 tour

Soft and Sweet with Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex serenaded the attendees at Thalia Hall with emotional melodies and sensuous lyrics

CharlestheFirst Drops 'No Dimmer' EP

CharlestheFirst reveals an intricate batch of new tracks on 'No Dimmer'

Ugly Brandon Releases 'Bubble Gum' Shoe Collection

Ugly Brandon's new batch of 'Bubble Gum' Shoes are too sweet to pass up

Chatting With The Geek x Vrv

The Geek x Vrv talk about their new album Time Machine and the journey that led them there

Blast From The Past: Gramatik

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music industry secrets...

Review: Expo Chicago 2019

The eighth edition of Expo Chicago serenaded the 'Windy City' with seven days of art and expert curation

Angels and Airwaves Are So Back!

After a seven year hiatus, Angels and Airwaves have released new music and are currently in the midst of a massive reunion tour

The Long Ryders' Comeback

The Long Ryders were an integral band of the early 80's Paisley Underground movement and now they're back for a 2019 tour celebrating their new album.

A Night with The Growlers

The Beach Goth boys took over Chicago's Metro for a two-night run of delectable tunes

Loci Records Releases 'Season Two' Compilation

Emancipator's record label shares their vision of contemporary downtempo featuring originals from Edamame, Tor, DMVU and more.

Multisensory Adventures with Flying Lotus 3D

Flying Lotus' FLAMAGRA tour descended upon Chicago for a thrilling night of sights and sounds.

Jakob Ogawa's Teen Angel Tour is an Absolute Dream

Jakob Ogawa's 2019 Teen Angel Tour came to Chicago's Lincoln Hall for a night of disco lights and good vibrations

Sonic Bloom 2019: The Unified Field Experience

There are not many places in our world that fuse quantum physics, electronic music and genuine human interactions into a single social setting but Sonic Bloom is one of them.

Fun & Chaos at Pitchfork 2019

Pitchfork Music Festival’s 14th annual gathering brought all the fun and chaos that goes along with three days of powerful music, weather and thousands of people sharing space-time.

Little Simz Kicks Off North American Tour At Lincoln Hall

Chicago was the first stop of Little Simz' 2019 North American Tour in support of her new album 'Grey Area'

Weird Sounds & Open Minds: An Interview With EazyBaked

Jump into the minds of the experimental bass duo, EAZYBAKED

Nick Murphy Is A Musical Sensation That Must Be Experienced

Nick Murphy, FKA Chet Faker, delivered an exhilarating performance at Chicago's Metro, leaving the crowd filled with feelings of wonder and joy

Chicago Can't Get Enough Of PUP

PUP had to add a second show at Chicago's Metro on their 'Morbid Stuff' Tour due to high demand

Blast From The Past: The Glitch Mob

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music trade secrets...

Crumb Ends Spring Tour With Epic Chicago Set

Crumb and Divino Nino played a killer show at the historic Thalia Hall on May 2, 2019

Lunar Tide 2019: A Gathering of Freaks

Lunar Tide Music & Arts Festival is a scene-defining event that should not be missed

19-Year-Old Producer Prodigy: An Interview with ford.

Ford. just played Coachella and has been working with Odesza's Foreign Family Collective and he's only 19...

OPINION: Kanye Sells $200 Shirts, Power To Him

Are we mad becaue they are overpriced or that people are actually buying them, especially after this controversy...

Milk & Bone Sets The Bar For Popular Music

French-Candian Duo, Milk & Bone consistently redefine the boundaries of popular music with every release.

INTERVIEW : Breaking Musical Barriers with Brothel.

An exclusive interview with legendary beatmaker Brothel.

Lido's Life of Music

Peder Losnegård, better known as famed music producer Lido, embarked on a musical journey when he developed a deep connection with the soulful melodies of his father’s gospel-choir group, evidently this journey continues to this day

Derrick Carter Does it Again

Derrick Carter and some faithful companions take over Logan Square Auditorium..

Hokusai's 'Great Wave' Will be on View in Chicago

Starting April 6th one of the most iconic images will be on view at the Art Institute Chicago.

London Dubstep Legend, Hatcha Comes to Chicago

Notion Presents Rated Deep show features dubstep dons Hatcha, Youngsta, Distinct Motive, Treepeoh, and Grime Theory.

Marley Carroll Drops Must-Hear Mix On Earmilk

Marley Carroll unveils a new mix celebrating his communion with Loci Records

INTERVIEW: Super Future's Rise to Fame

Producer/DJ Super Future talks about DJing at Michigan State Bars to opening for Flux Pavilion, Freddy Todd and more.

The Art of Young Minds

The works of young minds, what does it mean? What it is the impact of a young person following their dreams? We interviewed 6 artists under the age of 21 to understand their lives and answer these questions.

Porter Robinson is the Elon Musk of Electronic Music

Porter Robinson is throwing his own festival, Second Sky Festival, in Oakland on June 16th.

Blast from The Past: Flux Pavilion

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music trade secrets...

Umru and Friends Bring 'Search Party' to Chicago

This show has been to Los Angeles and New York, it finally came to Chicago.

Loci Showcase Wows Chicago

The Loci Showcase was a sold out show for a reason...

REVIEW: Freddy Todd Takes Over Chicago

Freddy Todd had no problems dealing out some major bass in Chicago.

Blast from The Past: Whethan

An old music journalist dusts off his notes to reveal music trade secrets...

Riding the Wave, One Track at a Time

One track at a time, French electronic music duo “The Geek X VRV” is taking the international music scene by storm.