Photos by Jeremy Mirchandani
Chrome Sparks, aka Brooklyn electronic musician and producer Jeremy Malvin, stopped by Seattle in anticipation for his upcoming debut LP releasing this year on Counter Records. His set swayed between ethereal, atmospheric melodies and up-tempo club bangers. Below are photos from his show at Neumos in Seattle with supporting artist Roland Tings.
Written by SoundScrybe
Symbiosis Gathering is a participatory arts and music festival held in Northern California. The gathering brings a community together through its intimate yoga workshops, sustainable practices, and of course, a stellar lineup of live and electronic music. Check out our artist highlights of the psychedelic sounds for this year's Symbiosis!
Written by Parisa Eshrati
Swing and its many iterations have worn many hats, but new inspirations from which to draw and artist innovations have taken the genre to new heights for the past century. Some say there's nothing new under the sun, that everything's recycled, while others revel in familiar sounds with entirely new beats, meaning, and structure.
Photos by Michael Kopke
The 10th annual Gem and Jam Festival is held annually in Tucson during the world renowned Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase. The festival showcases a variety of music ranging from psychedelia, electronica, and live jam bands - with headliners such as The Polish Ambassador, Ott, Lettuce, Nahko Bear and Medicine for the People, and more. Additionally, the festival features art galleries, workshops, lectures, and live artists of all mediums, such as painters, flow artists, and dancers. Below are some snapshots throughout the three days, and be sure to check out our interviews with featured Gem and Jam artists!
Written by Kaylee Orem
Kontakte, a 1960's composition from musique concrete composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, utilizes innovative and complex techniques to manipulate perception of time. This piece discusses the techniques Stockhausen explores to draw the listeners toward experiencing time in the present, as well as the inspiration with a focus on the ability to analyze sound in relation to time.