Style Porn: Decadence Fuses Music & Fashion

We’re all anxiously awaiting the start of 2012, and, with it, a New Year’s Eve party like no other. Thankfully, there’s Decadence – a massive party devised by promoters Global Dance Music and Sub.Mission dubste...
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Carpe Noctem: Halloweekend 2011

Role playing is an essential component of human behavior. Hollywood actors get paid big bucks for a good reason. If babies start as blank slates, trying on personas is how they figure out who the eff to be wh...

Festival Window: Global Locals

Gallons of ink have been spilled by music writers trying to capture a fraction of the massive natural mojo and aural perfection of Red Rocks. That our backyard was once considered one of the world’s seven w...

Hindsight: Got Bass Free Show @ Beta

There's no denying the hugeness of bass music right now. If Jesus Christ returned to Earth next Thursday, dubstep would probably crush him in a battle. The genre's popularity obviously helps sell mad tickets,...
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DJ IQ: Nero

The original Nero wasn't exactly a hero. Although he may have been popular with the people, some historians believe the Roman emperor ordered his own mother murdered at one point. On the bright side, he apparently founded a festival--somewhat vainly called Neronia--featuring poetry, games and theater. The UK dubstep duo who commandeered his moniker several millennia later are appropriately slated to murder this Saturday's Love Festival in Colorado Springs.
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Pitchin’ a Tent: Horizons

Partying under the stars is a quintessential summer activity. From large-scale massives such as Burning Man to intimate affairs like Mother Earth Sound System's Full Moon Gatherings, some of my best memories ever are made on outdoor dance floors. Paradigm Pro Audio's Alexander Brooks can relate. Ever since Moontribe took his dance music campout virginity, Brooks has fantasized about making a venue out of Mother Nature. Horizons, an indoor/outdoor event this weekend near Peoria, will do exactly that. Key scene players who've agreed to get their hands dirty too include DJs mLe, Ishe, Jantsen, Alert, Miraja, Schmid-E, Scott Everett and Trip Coffin, among others. Brooks even got to book two of his idols; desert party legends Brad and Treavor of Moontribe are set to headline. Paradigm and its Turbosound rig have spent years helping fellow promoters realize their own party dreams. Triad Dragons, Sub.mission, Euphonic Conceptions and Floorbangrs have all benefitted immensely from Paradigm's aural support. The time has come for reciprocation.