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DEAR READER: @HAVEYOUMETTER’S GOODBYE

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When I started at the Dig I was dropping my iPhone into the mud while dancing at music festivals and failing miserably at Twitter. Continue reading

News 

DEAR READER: C+ KIDS FOREVER

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We’re the kids who failed class for asking too many questions, while the silent, compliant valedictorians at CNN are running things into the ground. Continue reading

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DEAR READER: TOGETHER 2013: MORE THAN JUST A MUSIC FESTIVAL

Together Festival is more than just a music fest to me. I have been to my share of music festivals, but every year,

this festival changes my life.

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Music 

REPORTING LIVE: NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL: DAY 2

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I see one soccer mom in khakis and a light pink sweater holding onto her purse for dear life. She’s bobbing her head trying to get into the music. She’s faking it but I applaud her efforts. Continue reading

Music 

REPORTING LIVE: NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL: PRE-PARTY

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Amongst all this chaos and anger, somehow I’ve found peace and I see harmony, something that most of the outside world can’t see or hear in this kind of music. Continue reading

Music 

REPORTING LIVE: SXSW 2013 VIA @BILKWON: EPILOGUE

I also wonder how many years of my life this trip has taken. I’m not worried or anxious or concerned about that last wonder, whatever the answer may be.

It was worth it. Continue reading

Music 

REPORTING LIVE: SXSW 2013 VIA @BILKWON DAY V

“…I find myself in front of a parade of people, armed with boomboxes tuned into the same FM station. A man with a glowing trident leads the charge as they make their way down the spiral ramp off the bridge and into the streets…” Continue reading

Music 

REPORTING LIVE: SXSW 2013 VIA @BILKWON: DAY IV

I’m counting the minutes waiting for the party master Andrew W.K. He finally takes the stage, wearing his signature white shirt and jeans.
The crowd erupts and everyone is chanting,
“Party! Party! party!” Continue reading

Arts 

REPORTING LIVE: SXSW 2013 VIA @DJAHSWELTA: INTRODUCTION

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Over the course of the next week I’ll be catching up with players in the Austin electronic scene, big names in EDM, attending some absolutely bonkers showcases, after-parties galore, and reporting on this Texas-sized cultural clusterfuck. Continue reading