Written by Parisa Eshrati
McDowell Mountain Music Festival is a three day music, arts, and culture event that takes place in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Check out some of our artist highlights, playlists, and find out how to win a pair of Saturday or Sunday tickets!
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 Brittne MacCleary
FKA Twigs’ most recent EP release M3LL155X showcases how much Twigs has grown as a singer, producer, director, and choreographer in her short career. This post delves into Twigs’ experiences and personal self-discovery and how they have influenced femininity in today’s modern music genres.
Written by Mike Barnett
After its rise and fall from popularity and a period of obscurity during the late 70-80’s, Psychedelic Music has experienced a rebirth. But Psych 2.0 wouldn’t gain the attention it has if it were only rehashing the past, though. There is innovation. But you can hear very clearly where they’re drawing from. This blog explores the culture and history of Psych music both past and present.
Written by Anonymous
Mark Farina is a house/acid jazz/downtempo DJ who showcases Chicago urban beats and hip hop samples combined with San Francisco’s jazzy-house wave. Explore the sights, sounds, and textures of Mark Farina's Mushroom Jazz through a trip and a more level reflection of his musical mixes.