Sonic Bloom 2022: 5 Surprises From My First Camping Festival

Music festivals have always served as an escape from the daily stress of the real world. They tend to exist outside of time and space, embracing the weirdest, quirkiest elements of our semi-functioning society. I’ve always heard whispers, and sometimes shouts, of festival lore — the crazy pop-up renegade sets, outlandish antics, and ridiculous outfits […]

9 Acts Playing Electric Forest for the First Time in 2022

As temperatures rise and a million trees stretch their broad leaves skyward, the call of Sherwood Forest grows stronger. We’re officially less than two weeks away from the highly-anticipated 2022 edition of Electric Forest! After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Forest is back with a dazzling lineup of music, food, and curated […]

Mersiv, LP Giobbi and Moore Kismet Highlight Sunset Music Festival in 2022

7 Artists You Don’t Want to Miss at Sunset Music Festival 2022

Originating in St. Pete’s Vinoy Park, Sunset Music Festival has come a long way since 2012, when it first moved to its outdoor site at Raymond James Stadium, the home of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. From finding its footing in the new venue, to dealing with the precarious nature of an outdoor Summer event […]

Kumarion

New Music, Classic Sounds: Kumarion Paves The Way for the Next Wave of Drum and Bass

The COVID-19 pandemic allowed artists to take a break from the norm and experiment with new sounds and ideas, and Seattle-born producer Omar Kadmiri, also known as Kumarion, was no different. His experiment, the bass-heavy, sultry single, “Want It” came out of left field in 2020 and the results blew the socks off of electronic […]

Little Dragon

Little Dragon On Headlining All Day I Dream, Family Dynamics, and Their Latest Album

Known for their diverse, eclectic, and versatile musical prowess along with their chic style, the Swedish band Little Dragon consists of four members: Håkan Wirenstrand, Yukimi Nagano, Erik Bodin, and Frederik Wallin.  Speaking about their evolution and musical growth, bassist and vocalist Frederik Wallin sat down with MP3 MAG to discuss Little Dragon’s growth, headlining […]

LA-Based HoneyLuv Takes House Music By Storm

It could take years, sometimes a lifetime, for a person to find their true calling. But then there are times where, for lack of better words, the stars align and destiny is revealed. And from the moment up-and-coming DJ named Taylor Character, also known as HoneyLuv, moved to LA before the pandemic, she knew her […]

How Ableton and Adventure Time Gave Rise to Esseks

What do cartoons, Japan, and a guitar have in common? Each of these elements has shaped the creative journey of producer and visual artist, Sam Eckstein, better known as Esseks. Eckstein has been making waves in the bass music scene for nearly a decade now. His dark, playful sounds and whimsical, cartoonish illustrations have captivated […]

Satori Finds Perfection in Imperfection

Dutch artist and musician Djordje Petrovic, also known as Satori, is releasing his new album at the end of April called Dreamin Colours, which to him is held close to his heart. Despite spending most of the pandemic away from his girlfriend Karina, as she was stuck in New York, he was not far from […]

Understanding the Culture – Nikki Nair and the Techno Revival

Dance parties are a tried and true tradition among the youth of the Western world. Across the spectrum of dance music, there’s no shortage of sonic variety, each genre providing its own unique live experience. Some artists make electronic music for the masses — easy pop melodies and pleasant voices singing of heartbreak and overcoming […]

Imagine Music Festival Returns With a Splash

After taking two years off due to COVID-19 (2020) and horrible weather conditions (2021), Imagine Music Festival announced that it is back and ready to conquer 2022. Imagine is set to launch the next chapter of the festival, “A New World” and expects to bring nothing less than the aquatic dream everyone knows and loves. Being […]