You may know Steve Aoki as one of the biggest electronic music DJs in the world. Founder of the record label Dim Mak, which just celebrated its 15-year anniversary. By the end of 2011, Aoki clocked almost as many flights as there are days in a year. Trotting across the globe playing festivals for tens […]
It’s Sunday night at EDC Las Vegas. In seven hours, the Vegas sun will reheat the currently 70-degree, slightly humid and breezy air into a crawling summer swelter. I’m standing in the “boneyard” on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, fenced in behind the neonGARDEN stage. Lasers paint the desert sky above, while bass reverberates through […]
Martin Vennard reported for the BBC World Service: How can musicians keep playing despite amnesia? Scientists are trying to understand how amnesiacs can lose all memory of their past life—and yet remember music. The answer may be that musical memories are stored in a special part of the brain. When British conductor and musician Clive […]
It’s a new world for cannabis lovers. The movement to normalize is finally gaining some real momentum, stoner stereotypes are quickly disappearing; it just feels like we’re at a tipping point right now. Dae and Cindy Lim, the creators behind the New York based fashion brand called Sundae School, are definitely doing their part to […]
Even as cannabis laws are being passed, it’s clear that black and brown people are not only still being arrested and incarcerated for such offenses at higher rates, they’re also being marginalized within the legal marijuana industry.