Euphoria 2017

In the fast-paced, ever-changing music business that exists today, it’s essential for music festivals to have a name which will remain relevant and not be easily forgotten. This results in festivals being named all sorts of names. Some are random, made-up words, such as Lollapalooza and BUKU, while others attempt to highlight certain aspects of [...]

South by 2017

This year’s South by marked my tenth year going, and to mark this occasion, I decided to volunteer for the festival. In exchange for volunteering over fifty hours, I was given a badge of my choice. The options were interactive, film, and music, and naturally, I chose to receive a music badge. Although it was [...]

BUKU 2017

Although I’m extremely happy to be done with school for probably, and hopefully, the rest of my life, one aspect that I do miss is having set breaks every year, specifically spring break. However, even though this was my first year not technically having a spring break, I still managed to have one. My spring [...]


If you’ve been to a decent amount of concerts and music festivals, you’ve probably witnessed someone crowd-surf. If you’re lucky, you’ve crowd-surfed yourself. Crowd-surfing is a phenomenal experience. There’s nothing quite like floating above the crowd and being passed from hand to hand. However, crowd-surfing is not a great experience for the people who have [...]

Music festival series: BUKU

In less than three weeks, I will be returning to New Orleans, Louisiana for BUKU, and I couldn’t be more excited. My first time attending BUKU was last year, and of all of the 2-day music festivals I’ve been to, BUKU is my favorite. BUKU stood out to me for three different reasons: the location, [...]

Gem & Jam

Gem & Jam was different. For starters, it was the first music festival that I’ve done media for. I’ve been writing for a music blog titled Noiseporn since December and got a media pass in exchange for covering the festival. Because of this, I approached Gem & Jam with a slightly different perspective than I [...]