Wild, Weird & Wonderful: How Sound Haven 2021 Electrified the Underground

All the best things in life are worth waiting for. In the case of Sound Haven Festival, the best thing was the ability to finally (and safely!) gather with friends to vibe out to mind-melting bass music. Sound Haven Festival 2021 absolutely slapped. The sold-out event brought 3,000 people to the Tennessee hills for four […]

Sound Haven Strikes Again, Shines Light on Underground

The experimental experience that is Sound Haven returns for its grandest, third installment this July. Since its inception, the festival has moved from its location just outside of Nashville, Tennessee to it the spiritual oasis of Jaceland in Grueti-Laager, TN. Sound Haven attendees and veterans have anxiously awaited its return since August of 2019. What […]

The Untz Turns Up the Volume on Underground Artists, Culture [Fest Feature]

Bass music has always glorified the ‘underground’ because that’s what powers the machine. The next-up artists and biggest, most innovative sound help push forward the genre, add notoriety and more widespread acclaim for a growing genre. The Untz Festival, hosted in Brows Valley, California, is one of the foremost festivals when it comes to living […]

Opalyte Opens Up About Career, Creativity & Colorado [Interview]

Colorado is home to an immense variety of musical talent. From psychedelic funk to experimental bass, CO’s Front Range has it all, especially when it comes to EDM. While New York and L.A. have long been the traditional music hubs in the United States, Denver has become one of the top cities in the country […]

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Oakland Duo Smoakland Talks Love for Bud, Dirty Bass, & Taking it the Next Level [Interview]

As of late, Oakland-grown duo Smoakland has appeared to be destined for the limelight. After four sold-out shows in Denver and back-to-back sets at the Lunar Landing Drive-In shows in AL last Fall, the duo spoke with MP3DU about their recent success, origins and motivations.