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 […]

Iconic, Eclectic and Immersive: A Dive Into the History of Coachella’s DoLaB Stage

2004 was a historic year. The social media network Facebook launched, Greece hosted the Summer Olympics, and the Flemming brothers, Josh, Jesse, and Dede created one of the most eclectic, immersive, and innovative facets of the music festival scene today, the Do LaB company. Do LaB was started to create an immersive, innovative, and eclectic […]

Allen Stone’s Gratitude Graces Tampa Theatre

As soon as the house music paused, R&B and soul singer Allen Stone slickly hopped on stage in a red beanie hosting his shoulder length curls, a maroon sweater and gray slacks. He folded his hands together and bowed toward the cheering audience before he slung an acoustic guitar over his shoulder and launched into […]

A Colorful History of Justin Jay’s Fantastic Voyage Label

California’s music scene exudes a charm of its own – expelling a wave of artists that create in a unique vein of free expression. Emerging from the West Coast shores of America, Justin Jay and his Fantastic Voyage label have continued to provide uplifting tunes and a freewheeling platform that has been widely embraced amongst […]

Justin Jay’s Fantastic Voyage Announces Three-Disc ‘Fantastic Voyage: 5 Year Compilation’

For the last five years, Justin Jay’s Fantastic Voyage has fostered a platform where artistry can flourish, boundaries can be broken, and musical communities bridged. Defined by feeling not genre, the label’s first half a decade around the sun has been marked by cosmic odysseys, technicolor sunsets, and friendships between a wide reaching cast of […]

Photo Gallery: Suwannee Hulaween 2021

Suwannee Hulaween welcomed back attendees for the first time in two years, and did not disappoint. String Cheese Incident, Skrillex, Khruangbin, Leon Bridges and more took over The Spirit of the Suwannee Music River Park for one of its most epic weekends yet. MP3 MAG was onsite to cover one our favorite festivals in the […]

Review: We Found Magic Once Again at Suwannee Hulaween

After 18 months in a painful pandemic limbo, Hulaween reopened its spooky gates at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park, Oct. 28-31, in Live Oak, Florida – re-sparking the festival flames of ravers, jam-banders, bassheads and music lovers everywhere.  Entering Hulaween’s campgrounds feels effortless compared to other camping festivals where groups are forced to arrive […]

MorFlo Records: How Mersiv Hopes to Utilize Flow, Freeform to Change Bass Music

Colorado’s Mersiv has made a widespread impression on the bass music scene by implementing his own brand of ‘Freeform’ bass music. With his style dubbed ‘Pretty Dark Loud,’ the producer has helped champion this new sub genre of music by also creating his own label, MorFlo Records. Since its inception in 2018, MorFlo has helped […]

Making Moves: Muzzy Bearr Talks GRiZ, Red Rocks & New Music [Interview]

It’s a rare and extraordinary feeling to know what to want out of this short life. Some take years to figure it out, while some never do.  For Detroit, Michigan-native Dan Hacker—a.k.a. electronic artist Muzzy Bearr—it was simple. He knew he wanted to make music his life, so he went out and made it happen.  […]