#NewReleases – Episode 133: Playlist 4/26/2016

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

DJDS – One Good thing*

DJDS – You Don’t Have to Be Alone*

Fritz Carlton – That’s My Kinda Night*

TouchTalk – Nite*

Ardalan – Look It*

Justin Martin – Wet Cat (Sooo WET) ft. Kill Frenzy & Ardalan*

Lee Van Dowski, Sabb – Destinasia*

17 Brandches – Sarai*

graves & Coolights – Say Things*

In the Morning (CRWNS REMIX)*

G JONES – HELIX*

Coyote Kisses – Vasarely*

Steelix – Never Leave*

CMRN & Hex Cougar – Tides*

Audiobot – I’m Here*

Flamingosis – Future Lounge feat. A Sol Mechanic*

X I X X – you*

Souleance – Allegria Part I (Souleance Rework)*

Flamingosis – Groovin’ feat. Yung Bae

The Last Trip to Gandahar – R136a1*

starRo – Dont Stop*

Yung Bae & Luca Lush – Slam Jam!*

Leon Vynehall – Kiburu’s*

Dombresky – Overtime*

Riton – Rinse and Repeat (Hood Rich Edit)*

Nina Las Vegas – EZY*

d3tails – cloudy day*

#CW2Vibes – Episode 132: Playlist 4/19/2016

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

Bob Moses – Like It or Not

Nico Luminous – Slow Bounce

Ardalan – Thunderdad*

Cut Snake – Hocus Pocus*

Autograf – Future Soup ft. Patrick Baker*

Gallant – Weight In Gold ( Sweater Beats Remix)

Tchami – After Life ft. Stacy Barthe

12 Stories – Bright Lights ft. Digitaria ( Walker & Royce Remix)

Sacha Robotti & Kevin Knapp – Thump Bumper

Sophie – VYZEE

Nina Las Vegas – Contagious ft. Snappy Jit

Tchami – Superlativ

Lee Foss – Brooklyn in the House

Sam Gellaitry – Waiting So Long

Miami Horror – I Look To You (’96 Bulls Remix)

Moon Boots – Off My Mind (Le Youth Remix)

Lemaitre – Appreciate (Uppermost Remix)

The Kills – Cheap and Cheerful (Sebastian Remix)

Anna Lunoe – Say It Again (Nina Las Vegas & Swick Remix)

SOPHIE – Lemonade (Boyfriends x JAVASCRIPT Remix)

Wave Racer – Streamers

Mr. Carmack – Rappers

Hudson Mohawke – Cbat (Slick Shoota Edit)

Lido – I Love You (Hoodboi Remix)

Crystal Fighters – I Love London (Lorcan Mak Remake)

Frankie Knuckles – Your Love (Stanton Warriors Tribute Mix)

Stanton Warriors – Cut Me Up (Cause & Affect Remix)

#SpringPoolParty – Episode 131: Playlist 4/12/2016

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

tshabee – Punishment

Ckrono & Slesh – Toca Tu

tshabee – sub-night

Rafael Aragon – Aza Djouka

Alo Wala – Vibrate to Win ft. Mudimbi, Julius Sylvest &Schlachthofbronx

Aero Manyelo – DNA Test

Ckrono & Slesh – Slang

Hataah – Marduk*

Motin & Siraz – Tomahawk

Branko – 2 Nice

Fibre – SSM2044*

Aritus x Fibre – Don’t*

Tendencies –そこにそれがある

Aurient – Hot Piece*

Bleu Toucan – Le Chant Du Cygne (Shinichi Osawa Remix)*

Shinichi Osawa – P A R T Y

Alex Smoke – Dust (Tessela Remix)

Tessela – Bottom Out

SVNDAZE – starhustler

Husky – Geisha*

Neco – Prism*

South Hudson – Frost*

Husky – Press Start

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Day Club Palm Springs Weekend 1 Pass April 15-17, 2016

Tonight (4/12) we are giving away a weekend 1 pass to Day Club Palm Springs happening April 15 – 17 at the Hilton Palm Springs. The lineup features Mr. Carmack, Tokimonsta, Hoodboi, Kittens, Falcons, Promnite, Djemba, Penthouse, Bixel Boys, Dirty South, Bob Moses, Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, Pete Tong and many more. Tune in tonight 10pm – 12am PT for your chance to win!

Mr Carmack poster

Dirty South poster

AGPT poster

Dayclub Palm Springs
April 15-17, 2016
Hilton Palm Springs (Palm Springs, CA)
21+

DESERT HEARTS Continues to Inspire and Recharge Your Spirit!

The 8th Desert Hearts festival took place this past weekend at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation. The festival centers itself around music, art, good vibes, and spiritual healing. It has gained a good festival reputation by being such an open community that focuses on enjoying life through music and art. Also, since this event is off grid, it is known as an amazing place to disconnect from society and recharge your spirit. The festival has been growing more and more with every event. This spring festival was it’s biggest yet. The crew was still able to keep it intimate and keep the vibe that the festival has been known for.

IMG_6212This was my first Desert Hearts and I was more than excited to attend. I had been prepping for a few weeks. Part of going to camping music festivals is the mental preparation that takes place weeks in advance. It leads to the excitement and I always consider festival prep part of the experience. It was just Lily (WOLFshoes of OthermusiC) and myself (Ms. Indigo Jones of OthermusiC), but I was still concerned that we wouldn’t be able to fit everything in the car. Somehow, all the camping supplies did fit into my tiny Honda Civic. After packing the car and 3 hours of driving, we were in a car line waiting to enter the festival grounds. We arrived there well before sunset but the wait for the car line was 2+ hours so by the time we entered in dark.

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CAMPING
When it came to pick a camping spot, there were many areas to choose from. There were even theme camps – Chronic Kava Camp, Native Alien Camp, and the Animal Kingdom. Many of the tents were pitched close together. As the weekend continued, more people entered and the more crowded it became. We ended up pitching a tent close to the parking lot area by the hill. Many people that arrived at the same time did the same thing. This was because it was less crowded and easier to manage the transportation of camping supplies from the car to the campsite. Our site offered ample room and was far enough from the crowd but close enough that we could still hear the bass and screams from the dance floor.

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THE PEOPLE
Upon setting up the camp, we were greeted and welcomed by our neighbors. They were both so cheery and positive that I could have talked to them for hours. I would have too but I had to set up the tent first. The next day I was able to meet more of our neighbors who were full of festival spirit and ready to interact with everyone and anyone.

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Over on the dance floor the vibes were even friendlier! I was hugged so many times by random strangers. One man even came up to me and told me that he wished that I had the best weekend of my entire year. There was never one sad face on the dance floor. Everyone respected each other’s space and connected with each other on a personal level. Each person’s positivity made the event special but their creative outfits also facilitated in making the festival feel like an open, carefree, and respectful environment.

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ART, YOGA, & WORKSHOPS
There are many aspects that make Desert Hearts it’s own community. In addition to the music and friendly atmosphere, the Desert Hearts crew recognizes that art, yoga, and spiritual healing are essential in order to be connected with each other and the universe. Throughout the main area there were artists working on beautiful and colorful paintings. Some of the art was playful and others glowed in the dark. As you walked to the floor to dance, you would see all of the art. There was even free art being given away.

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The workshops and yoga took place off to the side near the parking lot. You could still hear the music but it was away from the crowd. Both yoga and the workshops took place from 10am to 7pm. So many different types of yoga classes were offered. It ranged from sacred roots, to galactivated, to soul searching, to vinyasa flow, to cuddle yoga.

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Right next to the yoga tent was the Shaman Sound Sessions with Nico. Crystals were placed around the participant as he/she laid down. Nico then proceeded to use the rhythm of a drum to heal the participant. I wasn’t able to part-take in this or stay long enough to observe what fully occurred during each session but I will say it did look extremely soothing.

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There were many interesting workshops offered too. There were classes on experiencing true transformation, shamballa healing, hooping, hooking up without hang-ups, and more. Some classes were in high demand so they repeated in the following day so that everyone had a chance to go. One of the most in demand and intriguing workshops was the sound healing. Everyone gathered around the dome, laid on the floor, closed their eyes and listened to the relaxing sounds. Time flies when you are at peace.

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THE MUSIC
Desert Hearts stayed true to their promise of 72 hours of non-stop techno. The musical roster included Super Flu, Butch, Joyce Muniz, Dance Spirit, DJ Harvey, the Desert Hearts crew and many more. There was one stage only, as it has always been in the past. This is intended so that everyone remains connected as both one force and one family. Everything was carefully curated to hold true to the Desert Hearts mantra, “We are all Desert Hearts.”

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It’s difficult to only spotlight select artists because each set brought such a strong and positive energy to the dance floor. At night, the dance floor was packed with attendees dancing the weekend away. If people weren’t on the dance floor, they were either dancing with their friends on the speakers or dancing on stage behind the artists. The sound system was perfect for the festival. Not once was the music too low. It echoed throughout the festival grounds so that no matter where you camped, even in the parking lot, you could always hear the music. In a way in made it so that you never left the stage.

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On Friday night going into Saturday, Joyce Muniz heated up a packed dance floor. Following her was supposed to be a much anticipated live set from Extrawelt. They were going to use vintage analog equipment for their performance. Unfortunately, due to a miscommunication issue, they were not able to play. Dance Spirit rang in Saturday with their refreshing sunrise set. Sunrise sets aren’t for the weak of heart. They are for the hardcore attendees. The majority of these people have been dancing all night so sunrise sets are meant to provide a softer and steady groove to enter the day. Dance Spirit did just that. Their set had me feeling like I was driving down PCH on a sunny day with my windows down and the wind in my hair. At noon, DJ Harvey took the decks and gave us a little disco. Jozif was up next and he coordinated his set with a fashion show that took place on the dance floor. The fashion show captured all the creative festival outfits that people enjoy putting together. Shortly following the fashion show, there was also a wine and cheese party on the dance floor.
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*photo by Lily Colovic

From late Saturday afternoon into the evening, the Desert Hearts crew consisting of Mikey Lion, Deep Jesus, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, and Porkchop dominated the stage with 2-hour set each. Justin Campbell and Sabo provided the Sunday morning tunes. Both delivered amazing sets that were spot-on for daytime dance floor fun.

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By the time Super Flu came on, the attendees were rested up and ready to pack the dance floor again. It remained full from there on out, especially since it was the last night. We had to get back to reality so we couldn’t stay for all of Sunday night but from many recounts I have heard and read, Lonely Boy, Fritz Carlton, and Treavor Moontribe all delivered sets that made the last night unforgettable.

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Article by Dominica Murillo
Photos by Dominica Murillo and Lily Colovic

INTERVIEW: Bag Raiders Talk about Latest Checkmate EP & Tour

We recently had the opportunity to interview Australia natives, Bag Raiders before their show at the El Rey on April 1st. They released their latest EP Checkmate in March and now they are headed to Australia to finish off the last leg of their tour.
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What was it like growing up in Australia? How does it compare to Los Angeles?
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To be honest, Sydney and LA are pretty similar. Lots of sun, pretty spread out, beach vibes. People in Australia say Sydney is LA and Melbourne is NY and I can see that…
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Who were your influences for your latest EP Checkmate?
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I think we draw inspiration from all over the place, not just music. Food, people, nature, art, it all finds its way in there somehow. The title track has a UK feel for sure, the drums are kinda on a 2-step tip, which is something we were/are both into. Breakdown is much more of a driving into the sunset vibe. And then Magic Feel has a “cool guy walking round sunset junction” flavour going on.
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Who did the graphics for your latest EPs?
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The amazing Mat Maitland from Big Active!
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What are your favorite instruments that you used in any of the 3 EPs?
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Tracking live drums on Checkmate was super fun. And Magic Feel has same samples from an E-mu SP-1200 which is a dope old sampler. Then the arpeggiated synth lead that starts Breakdown is from Chris’s modular system. So again, we draw sounds from all over.
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Which keyboards or synths do you use?
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Too many to list! But we love the Dave Smith stuff, the Mutable Instruments and Make Noise modular gear and then a bunch of old stuff. Usually the MS-20 and Jupiter-8 are on everything we do in some way or another.
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Both live shows and DJ gigs are intimate in their own ways. What type of environment leads you to prefer one over the other?
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Just depends what mood I’m in. Live is way more challenging so that can either be good or bad!
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How do you handle mistakes during a live show?
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I think we’ve learned to just let them go and move on. In my mind people who come to the shows are pretty forgiving. They already like us, they like our music, if they can see we’re up there busting a gut then I think they’re gonna leave happy even if there are a few wrinkles along the way.
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What is your most anticipated stop on the tour?
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For the shows it’s gotta be NY, LA and SF. Always the biggest crowds and funnest venues. But we’re also keen to go to places in the middle of America we’ve never been before. Texas, New Orleans, even places like Saint Paul, bring it on!
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For music and tour info visit bagraiders.com.

INTERVIEW: Tiga Discusses No Fantasy Required

Ms. Indigo Jones and WOLFshoes had a chance to speak with Tiga about his recently released album ‘No Fantasy Required’, the tour, and his college radio show. Tiga’s album ‘No Fantasy Required’ is available online now.

iTunes: po.st/nfritunes
Counter – po.st/nfrcounter
Spotify – po.st/NFRSpotifySampler
Amazon – po.st/nframazon
Bandcamp – po.st/nfrbandcamp

#MixOfTheMonth – Episode 130: Playlist 4/5/2016

Reid Speed – Speed of Sound 015 Mix

1. Royalton – Jungle Gone Down (Kimyan Law Remix)

2. Spectra Soul – 4URGH

3. Deadcode – Chasm

4. Ulterior Motive – Oddness

5. Ed:it – Night Creeper ft. Linguistics

6. Term, Bowsar – Motion

*. Beat Assassins – Space Yardie ft. Sifu Chan (1000DaysWasted Remix)

7. Atomic Tags- Blue Line

8. Subtension – Hi There

9. Artifuckt – SHIUA

10. L 33 – Clublife

11. T & Sugah x NCT – Hing Hing

12. Muzzy – Get Crazy

13. Jerome Price – Me Minus You (DC Breaks Dub Edit)

14. Delta Heavy – Cut Me

15. Andy C – New Era VIP

16. Spectrem – Shaolin

17. Voltage – Message

18. Signal – Indirect

19. Hypoxia ft. MC Mota – Low Town

20. Icicle & Proxima – Stimulation

21. Phace & Culprate – Logic Bomb

22. Mefjus – Change of Mind (Rawtekk Remix)

23. Mefjus & Phace – Clock Off

24. Audio – Ultron (Mefjus Remix)

25. Bl4ck Owlz – Pill Machine

26. June Miller & Teddy Killers – Wildlife

27. Noisia & The Upbeats – Omnivore

28. Current Value – Enticement

29. Resonate – Bomb Squad

30. L 33 – Zealot

31. Mefjus – Taking (Ed Rush Remix)

Mak & Pasteman – FABRICLIVE x Monki & Friends Mix

1. Loefah – Veal
2. Klose One – Slippery
3. Dusky – Rise For Love
4. Trikk – Midnight Sequence
5. Paleman – Handy Clue
6. Maison Sky – Glamour
7. Instra:mental – Voyeur
8. Dusky – Esperanto Juggler
9. M.A.P – North West
10. Mak & Pasteman – Brown Bread
11. Boddika – Heat
12. Claude Von Stroke – Monster Island (Christian Martin Remix)
13. Mak & Pasteman – Dither
14. Trikk – Naked
15. Mak & Pasteman – Dancin’ Kicks
16. NYTA – A Long Time Coming
17. Alex Smoke – Dust (Tessela Remix)
18. Special Request – Broken Dreams

Serenity Gathering: Celebrating the Spring Equinox Under the Desert Sun & Moon

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It’s no secret to the festival community that there has been a huge wave of transformational music festivals taking over the scene. It’s been happening for the past few years. On March 17-20, 2016, the third annual Serenity Gathering took place, making it the first transformational music festival of the 2016 festival season in Southern California. A total of 50 different musical acts were set to take the stage including Shpongle, Nahko & MFTP, Emancipator, Del the Funky Homosapien, Bleep Bloop, Ill Gates, Phutureprimitive, Random Rab, Desert Dwellers, Big Wild, the Moontribe crew, and many more.

Serenity Gathering was a unique festival that celebrated the Spring Equinox. It focused on the balance of the universe where, “night and day, dark and light, are in perfect balance”. Serenity provided a positive and creative environment where the attendees could connect with one and other while also reflecting and honoring this special time.

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THE BASICS

The 4-day event took place at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center. This is the oldest and largest retreat center in the Western U.S. It is 2 hours away from both LA and San Diego, making it a perfectly central location for Southern Californians.

This location was also ideal for camping. The beautiful California desert and the clear night sky truly added to the festival element. Car camping was included with every ticket. This was definitely a HUGE PLUS. Car camping is always essential at these types of festivals and not having to pay extra for this is always a come up for attendees.

The weather was optimal for being out in the desert. Honestly, when I was preparing for this event, I thought it was going to be so hot during the day that I’d get a headache and so cold at night that I’d have to wear 2 coats at night. Thankfully, none of that happened. The daytime temperature was more than bearable and at night I only had to wear one furry coat.

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ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY

Like many transformational music festivals, this was an environmentally friendly, leave-no-trace event. Reusable cups and plates were encouraged, glass bottles were not allowed and taking home your own trash was strongly enforced.

The site also mentioned that they would be instituting a parking fee so that they could help reduce air-pollution via carpooling. There was a $40 fee for solo drivers, a $20 fee for two passenger vehicles, and free parking for cars with 3 or more people.

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LAYOUT

Right outside the JTRC grounds there was a Serenity Gathering sign. If that wasn’t there, we would have definitely missed the entrance and drove on for another couple miles until we realized we were lost. We drove on to the dirt road that was near the sign and soon came across the will call and entrance tables. Once we drove past that and further down the dirt road there was a fork in the road. The left path led directly to the main stage area and the right path led to parking and campsites. At the middle of the divide, were two men and a black pig on a leash. Before continuing to the right, I got out of the car to quickly pet the pig. He was so sweet!

The campsites were located behind the main stage and vending area. This area consisted of the vendors, food trucks, bathrooms, healing sanctuary, and the Serenity Stage presented by The Untz.

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FAVORITE SPOT

Right behind the Serenity stage was a hill that over looked the entire location. Once you walked to the top, you saw some people doing yoga, others meditating, a few people taking pictures, and the rest were just enjoying in the scenery. It was the perfect location to stop and appreciate that moment in time. Did you even really go to Serenity Gathering if you didn’t see the sun rise or set from this hill?

You could also see the other two stages at the top, both of which were off to the far back left. At the main area exit/camp entrance, there were additional vendors to the left as well as a face painting station and an awesome psychedelic painted bus that had color changing lights projected onto it.

Continuing down this road, we walked past some camps, shrubbery, and cacti. Behind all this was the Bridge Family Stage. This was where the live bands and artists performed. The New Moon Stage was located even further behind that. This was where the Moon Tribe crew played. Even though we did see this stage while we were at the top of the hill, it was still a little harder to find. However, once the music started playing at the New Moon Stage, it was easy to locate. You could simply follow the sound and the people that were dangerously running around the cacti.

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THE PEOPLE (Staff & Attendees)

The staff was friendly, helpful, and patient. They were decked out in their festival gear and spread their positive energy to the attendees. Some drove around in carts getting to know the attendees as they picked up pieces of trash. On Sunday, we saw one staff member trying to keep a pole stable so that the tarp it was connected to wouldn’t be blown over by the wind.

As for the festival attendees, there were people of all ages since it was a family-friendly event. Toddlers were running around and playing in the dirt, with their parents close by of course. Older children were seen with their parents at the family dome. The young adults and those with more life experience danced until night became day with their faces painted, jewels on their bodies traveling from stage to stage in their fur coats.

I also want to give an honorable mention to all the hardcore festival dogs I saw. The site said no pets but it seems that there were a lot of people that chose to ignore that rule. There were a few that were service dogs but you could sense that most of the dogs weren’t. You could tell simply by the dogs’ demeanor that this wasn’t their first festival either. They ignored most humans that went up to them but were extremely friendly to all other dogs they saw. They also worked out a festival system. The dogs made friends with the food vendors so they could manipulate the vendors into giving them scraps. It was definitely interesting to watch them roam and know exactly what they were doing. Perhaps one day I’ll do an article on festival dogs.

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FAVORITE OUTFIT

There were so many awesome outfits but the best accessory was a girl’s rainbow unicorn umbrella! Where does one buy this? We should have asked her.

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Those who attended were there with open hearts. Our neighbors greeted us and welcomed us to the festival right when we arrived. There was also a girl walking around offering hugs. At one point, this girl walked up and asked me if I wanted a hug. Naturally, I was confused at first. Once I processed the moment, I smiled and gave her one of the best hugs I had in me. Then we wished each other a good day and went our separate ways. Plenty of people were ready to connect, even if it was for a brief instance. On Saturday night, we were walking back to the camp and a random guy appeared from the dark trail. He asked us what we loved most in the world and we gave our answers. He smiled, said “thank you,” and then disappeared back into the darkness. We connected with someone unique everywhere we went. When that wasn’t happening, we definitely overheard hilarious bits of conversations of strangers connecting.

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FAVORITE QUOTES

“The Rice-a-Roni people are in town!” – I don’t know what this means (if there was any sub-context) or what preceded the conversation. All I can say is that the genuine excitement in this man’s voice when he said this made me laugh. Maybe he really enjoys eating Rice-a-Roni? We will never know.

“I’m going to keep singing until this girl comes out of the shower…. (Proceeds in singing voice) Girl, please come out of the showerrrr, I need to showerrrr too!”

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FOOD/WATER/VENDORS AND BATHROOMS

All of the attendees were really good with bringing their own food and water. With that said, there was still one water station in the main area just in case you ran out. There may have been another one but this is the only we saw. As for the food, they offered a healthy and organic selection. Also, if you wanted Kombucha, they had it!

Serenity also had an assortment of vendors that met all your festival needs. You could find people selling hand made, one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing, and art throughout the festival. People were also selling crystals, tapestries, photographs, and so much more.

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As for the bathrooms, there were three locations. The primary bathroom location was located in the main area, right near the camp entrance. There was more than enough port-a-potties and I didn’t have to wait more than five minutes. They were also cleaned every day but they were definitely cringe worthy to go into at night. There were also 2 indoor bathrooms, which were located all the way towards the back of the camping area. Each bathroom had 2 sets of showers, a toilet, a sink, mirror, and soap. There was always a line for these but they were much cleaner and worth the wait.

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FAVORITE VENDOR

There was a trailer right outside and to the left of the main area exit/camping entrance. It was selling some of the most beautiful hand-made dream catchers I have ever seen. Although they were expensive – the smallest one being $222 – they were absolutely beautiful. The feathers that were chosen were perfect and the crystals that were picked and artfully placed in the middle made them simply breath taking. On the tag, it read, “Live with Fierce Intentions.” We couldn’t agree more.

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YOGA & WORKSHOPS

Serenity Gathering also offered its attendees a variety of workshops meant to enhance their lives and promote sustainability. Throughout the festival, they offered various 30-minute sound healing sessions. They even offered a special sunset sound bath with Eric Dingo. The event also offered festival yogi classes from acro-yoga to galactivated yoga to family yoga. If you wanted to work on chakra enlightenment or awakening your chakras with Vinyasa flow they had classes for that as well. Over at the Nova Family and Community Dome they had a Forts and Fantasies class, which seemed really interesting. The four year old in me would have attended but I missed it.

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MUSIC & ART

As previously mentioned, 50 different musical acts from different genres across the board were scheduled to help enhance the vibe of the festival. There were so many amazing performances each day but our favorites were TV Broken 3rd Eye Open and Lafa Taylor. Both played on the Bridge Family Stage. First off, TV Broken 3rd Eye Open can best be described as a psychedelic jam band that unifies its listeners to the universe through their music. When they were playing, I closed my eyes while dancing and felt like I was floating through a colorful vortex that was being created through their sound. Lafa Taylor also had an amazing set and live mixed his voice. I felt like he was truly able to connect with the crowd in a special way. By the end of his set he had everyone singing along.

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In regards to sound, it could have been louder at the Serenity Stage and Bridge Stage. When both stages were crowded and we stood towards the back, I do remember wishing it was louder. The New Moon Stage was a smaller area and I felt that the sound was just right.

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FAVORITE PIECE OF LIVE ART

Over at the Bridge Family Stage, they projected live visual art on to the back screen. When we went around the back of the stage to take a closer look, we noticed 4 people with 5 projectors pointed towards the screen. Each person had a clear Petri dish, various oils, food coloring, and a projector. They put the oils into the Petri dish, dyed them with food coloring, moved the dish around on top of the projector, while they displayed it onto the screen. Each projection overlaid on top of the other one. It was live psychedelic art at its finest.

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Serenity Gathering was a unique festival that celebrated the beginning of spring, balance, life, and music. It was a great start for our festival season and we thoroughly enjoyed dancing in the moonlight under a clear night sky to some awesome beats with good-hearted people. We can’t wait to go back next year and we hope it’s at the same location too!

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Article by Dominica Murillo
Photos by Lily Colovic

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