Remix: Interview with Yungblud, 2018

It’s obscenely hot; Texas hot, where the air is thick and soupy and you  feel the sweat dripping down the small of your back.  My shoes are melting on the asphalt. It’s still  a few minutes before 10am, and Dominic Harrison, the force we know as Yungblud, is dancing through crowds lined at the parking lot entry gates for Vans Warped Tour San Antonio. In … Continue reading Remix: Interview with Yungblud, 2018

Levitation 2019

Levitation Music Festival 2019 Inspired by the creativity, color and music of the 1960’s, Levitation is an annual three-day psych rock music festival held in Austin, TX. In 2008, a creative collective called The Reverberation Appreciation Society banded together to host a one-day festival, then called the Austin Psych Fest in North Austin. It has since grown to a three-day event, renamed Levitation (2014), and … Continue reading Levitation 2019

Austin City Limits 2019

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Spoiler: not much Bad, very little Ugly, so much overwhelming Good) Story & photography: Kail Rose It feels like we were just recently sitting on the lawn at Zilker for Paul McCartney: Austin City Limits 2018, but alas, here we are a full year later and ACL Festival 2019 is in the bag. With 8 stages and over 125 performances … Continue reading Austin City Limits 2019

River Revival Music Fest: Texas’ best-kept festival secret (…ssshhh!!)

It’s roughly 3pm, though you’re not entirely sure because your cell phone battery died hours ago and you made the decision to leave it somewhere in the backseat of your car after unpacking the tent, cooler and camp chairs. Cell phones aren’t needed here. A gentle breeze whispers through the cypress and your feet dangle over the side of your hammock in the dappled sun. … Continue reading River Revival Music Fest: Texas’ best-kept festival secret (…ssshhh!!)

KAABOO Del Mar 2019

KAABOO Del Mar beats Cayman and Texas to become the unmistakable pinnacle of the 2019 KAABOO trifecta From the nostalgia of REO Speedwagon, Duran Duran and The Cult to the mindblowing headliners Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon and Mumford and Sons: KAABOO Del Mar 2019 was an expertly curated, action-packed weekend. Complementing the diverse lineup was vibrant art, comedy from comedy’s best, a truly excellent … Continue reading KAABOO Del Mar 2019

Camp Anarchy 2019

Camp Anarchy has compiled the best of punk rock culture and history into one weekend, a getaway of sorts. From craft beer, to giant beer pong and dodgeball. Plus a killer lineup featuring The Offspring, X, Rancid, Pennywise, NOFX and Bad Religion – what’s not to love? A highlight of my year: attending Camp Anarchy just outside of Thornville, Ohio. When I told people where I … Continue reading Camp Anarchy 2019