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Recap: CRSSD Spring 2019

If you can’t already tell, I’m horribly backlogged with writing. But I wanna catch up on some things before the year is over (and the year is already flying by!). Wasn’t it just the other day it was just January? SMH Anyway, CRSSD. This was my first year attending it, and I wanted to give …

Gangsta Party EP by BIJOU & Dr. Fresch

How cool would it be to make music with one of your very best friends? OK, but what about an EP? BIJOU and Dr. Fresch have done it again! Only this time, they’ve combined forces on a new collaborative album, the ‘Gangsta Party EP.’ It represents their dynamic friendship and individual sounds wrapped together in …

FriendShip: The Maiden Voyage

If you’ve been in the scene for anytime at all, it’s likely you’ve heard of, seen, and probably met some from the annoyingly cult-like group of people, who call themselves “ShipFam.” A group of people widespread throughout the scene that never miss an opportunity to let you know what they’re about. A group of people …

Recap: Madam X is straight F I R E at Shady Park

So I know she came here awhile ago, but man, I just had to write about it. I HAD TO. People HAVE to know about the wonder that is Madam X. I was working the door at Shady that night. Hazel, an up-and-comer, opened, and she brought her signature house vibes. Orenda played next; his …

WHAT LIES DEEP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN’ REVEALED AS THE THEME FOR IMAGINE 2019

Atlanta, Georgia (March 12, 2019) – As we enter Chapter Six of the aquatic fairytale that has become such a big part of the festival season for fans across the country, the time has come to reveal the theme for Imagine 2019. Embarking on a new tale that leads to the deepest depths of the ocean and …

Preview of :Technical: Techno & House Music Festival

Watch out folks, some new kids are in town! All eyes and ears are on :TECHNICAL: Techno & House Music Festival, thrown by Critical Mass Events. The event is on Saturday, March 23rd and will run from 4pm-2am. :TECHNICAL: is a single-day festival where techno, tech-house and house music lovers unite. Art, culture, food, and …

DO NOT DUPLICATE – UNLOCKED VOL. 1

Do Not Duplicate Recordings, newly-founded by hometown hero, Ben Dorman AKA Bijou, was the highly-anticipated move of 2019. New year, new me, am I right? DND threw their launch party here in Arizona on January 25th at BFF Barsmith. Artists like Tieg, Blossom, Lick, and Bijou himself spun and it was a great way to …

Manic Focus Brings the Heat to Shady Park on a Chilly Desert Night

Manic Focus Shady Park

Shady Park has a special place in my heart. And really all of our hearts, to be honest. The unique bar, restaurant, and music venue is nestled in downtown Tempe, deep in the middle of ASU territory. If you like electronic music and live anywhere in the general Phoenix area, you have probably found your …

RHR presents: Interview with Blossom on her new Night Bass EP

Blossom, London-born but raised in Arizona, has the whole scene SHOOK. From the Happy Camper to her out-of state-shows, she has shown Arizona the definition of girl power! She is an inspiration to us all. With her signature pink hair, her vibrancy and enthusiasm for music shows in all her high-energy sets. Blossom is making …

Memories by Bijou brings the perfect summer vibes

  After a successful label launch back in January, BIJOU is following up strong with a new single “Memories.” The track starts off with an immediately catchy beat that reminds me of a Las Vegas pool party, complete with beach balls being thrown around, tan bodies and sunshine streaming. Disco-house vibes make this track groovy …