I’ve only been to the Hangout Festival once, but I had such a good time that I’ve been wanting to go back ever since. The Gulf Shores, Alabama music festival never has a bulletproof lineup, but there’s some advantage to a festival where you’re not racing around from stage to stage and can just luxuriate … More »
White people! If you are listening to rap music and rapping along, you cannot say the N-word. It doesn’t matter if you’re in your car by yourself. But if you’re out in public, around people of color — whose whole days could potentially be fucked up by hearing you say it — you especially cannot … More »
Since his breakout with “World Away“—released in 2015 on ODESZA’s Foreign Family Collective—Swedish producer Kasbo has made quick work of developing a distinct sound. He’s since remixed artists from Big Gigantic to Vance Joy and spent time touring with the likes ofOdesza, San Holo, and Slow Magic. The producer’s spring touring schedule is still being fleshed out, but he has already been announced to play Hangout Festival and two weekends at Electric Forest.
On his newest single, “Snow In Gothenburg,” Kasbo showcases his artistically sensitive shadow, one that has lurked in the melodies of his tracks for years now. Drawing on influences in melancholic house, the song is an interpersonal journey full of atmospheric synths and waning vocals.
“The song itself is about loneliness and isolation, and the freedom of coming to terms with those feelings” says Kasbo of the track. “Seeing the beauty of realizing that everyone has their own ways to go in life and that not everyone is supposed to have someone.”
The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival has announced the lineup for the 2018 event. The three day festival (May 18th-20th) takes place in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Hangout looks to be one of the most beautiful settings for a festival judging by pictures and videos from previous events, which show stages on the beach in
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Alabama’s Hangout Music Festival has not traditionally had a lot of cool lineups. Since, the festival’s 2010 inception, Foo Fighters have headlined twice, and so has the Zac Brown Band. Last year’s headliners included Mumford & Sons and Twenty One Pilots. The lineup has always been loaded down with watery jam bands, EDM … More »