Overheard Desert Daze: A Festival Recap Via Ridiculous Quotables

Desert Daze is a festival that isn’t built in the desert, but rather, is born from it. Where other fests go to great lengths to create a certain on-brand ambiance that goes beyond its own grounds, Desert Daze chose simply to embrace the mystic properties that Joshua Tree itself is already notorious for. if this is everything A post shared by k e n j … Continue reading Overheard Desert Daze: A Festival Recap Via Ridiculous Quotables

Five Desert Daze Undercard Acts You Will Trip Out On

Desert Daze will descend upon the enchanted Joshua Tree National Forest again in just two days, where thousands of kindred spirits shrouded in denim and paisley will gather to celebrate the desert’s mystic properties via music, art and all sorts of other weird, trippy shit (like black metal yoga, and modular sound baths…whatever the fuck that is). The festival makes its return to The Institute of Mental … Continue reading Five Desert Daze Undercard Acts You Will Trip Out On

Wack Track Of The Week: Will Smith Pioneers ‘Dad-Step’ With New Single, “Get Lit”

Will Smith, the mastermind behind turn of the century hip-hop bangers such as, “Miami” and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It,” has returned with a genre-defining new single entitled, “Get Lit” — and it’s just as cringe as it sounds. Listen Below: It’s peculiar to me that everyone kind of knows that Will Smith makes music, but no one really wants to talk about it. It’s like when your … Continue reading Wack Track Of The Week: Will Smith Pioneers ‘Dad-Step’ With New Single, “Get Lit”

The Five Absolute Worst Screamo Covers On The Internet

Luke 21:25 regarding the end of times: “There will be signs in pop and rock and hip hop, and on the earth dismay among genres, but mostly in perplexity at the roaring of the screams and the breakdowns, men fainting from fear and laughter of the Screamo renditions which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shook. “Then they … Continue reading The Five Absolute Worst Screamo Covers On The Internet

Exclusive Interview: We shared beers with The Creation Factory and chatted about influences, 60s Babes, and LSD.

In the current climate of overly specific music genres like “post industrial electro fuzz wave,” it may be considered taboo to refer to a band’s sound and aesthetic simply as “Rock n’ Roll.” However, when a band like The Creation Factory comes along that is so genuinely rooted in the Flower Power era, there’s really no need for fancy terminology or ostentatious labels. They’re a … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: We shared beers with The Creation Factory and chatted about influences, 60s Babes, and LSD.

Presenting The Growlers Six (FKA Beach Goth) Starter Packs

The Growlers are the quintessential Orange Country rock band; the figurehead of the SoCal beach city counter-culture, if you will. A band that is worshipped amongst young, angsty cool kids that, when superimposed with the clean-cut preps that make up the majority of the area, look like fuck ups and burn outs. The native OC five piece make music that is, indeed, a reflection of … Continue reading Presenting The Growlers Six (FKA Beach Goth) Starter Packs

The Failing Pitchfork Times Gave Grizzly Bear’s Album the Same Score as Lil Peep’s. SAD

Yup, they really did. Here’s why that’s absurd. Let’s just start by reflecting on some of the press Pitchfork has recently given to the latest and lamest in the gimmicky rap arena. These mothafuckas ACTUALLY had the gumption to refer to the flash tattoo coated bedroom rapper as “The Future of Emo” and that he has found “the common ground between trap and Third Eye … Continue reading The Failing Pitchfork Times Gave Grizzly Bear’s Album the Same Score as Lil Peep’s. SAD