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For the past few years, Australia’s masked wonder, Golden Features has been leaving a lot of dark-industrial-tech in his wake. Recent EP ‘Wolfie/Funeral’ pushes his paces even further into a realm of deep bass. Control LA at Avalon is bringing him in at the end of the month alongside the trap and bass styles of Hoodboi and Alizzz for a night of heavy sound. Don’t miss out.

 

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Do 1, 2, or all of the above. As always, the more entries –> the better your chance to win. Be sure to be ready to check your inbox/twitter, because we’ll be giving it to the first person who responds when the contest is over. See you guys there!

 

Golden Features – Wolfie / Funeral

Alizzz – Ocean Drive EP

 

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While most of the U.S. is trudging through a cold winter filled with rain, wind, and snow, Costa Rica continues to thrive in the warm, tropical climates of its eternal summer. Touted as one of the leading transformational festivals in the world, Envision is returning to the beaches of Uvita for its 7th annual celebration of music, art and sacred movement. Envision has certainly grown over the years, yet through careful curation and leadership it maintains the feeling of intimacy and mindfulness that have made the festival what it is today.

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This Summmer our boy Gramatik will be throwing down at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater just outside Denver Colorado with massive support from Mr. Carmack, Ekali, and Flamingosis! We’ve been waiting to make our way over to the legendary amphitheater and can’t imagine a better, more fun lineup to experience it with. This eclectic group is going to set fire to the rocks in June. Do not sleep on this.

 

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Real ft. James Taugher – Niko Brahman (Prod. by Flamingosis)

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Seven Lions has always been at the forefront of ethereal synths, using powerful drums to create his own breed of heavenly dubstep. The kind of stuff that has you closing your eyes and being fully immersed in the sound waves. His massive tour makes way to not one, but TWO nights in Oakland this weekend. The new collab “Rush Over Me” below, is a testament to his style and what to expect at one of his shows.

 

Seven Lions x Illenium x Said The Sky – Rush Over Me Feat. HALIENE (right click-> open new)

 

 

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Symbiosis Gathering | Lineup | Tickets

 

Symbiosis Site Maps and Schedules have been released! We’re just a week out and the anticipation is palpable. With freak gear and dance spirit at the ready, all that’s left is to set up a nice tentative schedule to be completely ignored once on-site. But hey, getting your hopes up is all part of the experience.

 

Despite all the unforeseen adventures you might find yourself in, here are a few undercard artists, workshops, and speakers we highly advise you pencil in. One other piece of advice: stay up past 3am. In true BM fashion, the best acts come on as the sun rises.

 

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Mira
Mira hails from one of Berlin’s best labels, Katermukke. She’s joined by quite a few other label mates too, so keep an ear out for them too (Nico Stojan is top notch).

Mira x Christopher Schwarzwalder – Ayun

 

Perfect Stranger
Remember Hackers? or Wipeout XL? Perfect Stranger is like that; driving prog-psy.

Liftshift – Tunnelvision (Perfect Stranger Remix)

 

Nicola Cruz
Nicola Cruz brings an Ecuadorian electronica touch with him wherever he goes. And he goes all over the world. His expansive sound is uniqueness on the levels of Nico.

Matanza – Existencia (Nicola Cruz Remix)

 

The Range
The Range‘s newest album, Potential was built all on computer. Hard to tell though cause the emotion is rife.

The Range – Five Four

 

Oh Wonder
While having fun is always a prerogative at these things, sometimes emotional release is exactly what makes it that much more fun. Oh Wonder has that covered.

Oh Wonder – Drive

 

Workshops, Speakers & Luminaries
Check out any and all of these that might strike a chord or pique your fancy. Remember: our duty is to leave the world in a better place while still enjoying all life has to offer. Symbiosis presents the perfect environment to learn how to do both.

 

—If you’re going early—

 

Workshops We’re Piqued By


BECCA TARNAS – TOWARDS AN IMAGINAL ECOLOGY

CRIT CALLEBS – TRADITIONAL MENTORING : THE ART OF EMPOWERING LIVES

DAVID ABRAM – BETWEEN THE HUMAN ANIMAL AND THE ANIMATE EARTH: THE ECOLOGY OF WONDER

DAVID CASEY – NETWORKING THE TRANSFORMATIONAL ECOSYSTEM

LYDIA NEILSEN – INTEGRATED GREYWATER DESIGN

LYDIA VIOLET HARUTOONIAN – MUSIC AS MEDICINE IN OUR TIME

XOCHI RAYE – YOUR INNER GOLDEN COMPASS

 

 

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Day splits are here! While TIMF boasts the most wonderful feature of staggered set times so attendees never have to miss an act, there’s still much else to do by way of exploring or silent disco-ing. That said, we highly recommend you find a good spot for the following acts. Also, remember to bring a jacket or a thick beer coat – it gets windy past sundown.

 

Saturday – 10|15
It’s been wonderful seeing HONNE evolve into the silky smooth love struck duo they are today.

HONNE x Izzy Bizu – Someone That Loves You

 

Having seen Mura Masa once before in an intimate setting, we can definitely recommend you catch hold and flow with his passionate beats surrounded by island rays.

Mura Masa ft. Nao – Firefly

 

Sunday – 10|16
We’ve given the girls of HINDS (fka. Deers) so much attention – and for good reason. They’re spunky and they put on a damn good show.

HINDS – Bamboo

 

Perhaps the only artist truly suited for TIMF, Tycho‘s brand of chilled electronic instrumentals mixed with the crisp sea breeze and sunshine is reason enough to attend.

Tycho – Division

 

 

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For the past three years, perhaps no other name has seen as fruitful a rise into LA’s underground than the team at Minimal Effort. What began as a weekday party out of a small bar off Cahuenga has evolved to what comes to pass on October 29, 2016. To celebrate All Hallow’s Eve, Minimal Effort rolls out the black carpet at LA Center Studios for a soirée led by some of the heralds of today’s house and techno scene.

 

Taste Maker Pete Tong, Pleasure Pusher Tiga, Crate Digger TEED (DJ Set), Soul Minimalist Satori, and more will spend the day shaping sounds as we celebrate our loved ones – both living and supernatural. Remember: assume whichever role you so wish, but be sure to wear it strongly. We’ll see you in the darkness.