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VIBE Exclusive: Rusko, Nicholas Jaar and More Headlining 8th Lightning in a Bottle Festival

Picture everything from the most ambient to the glitchiest electronica nestled along Southern California's Lake Skinner County Park in the heart of Temecula wine country.


Meet the Zen DJ: Emancipator

Emancipator, aka Portland-based DJ Douglas Appling, is known for making peaceful, cerebral tracks. Somewhere between trance and chill step, Emancipator's music soothes you into a…


New Music: Emancipator ‘Dusk to Dawn’ Full Album Stream

Dusk to Dawn is a journey of spine tingling tracks, where Emancipator a.k.a. Doug Appling and Violinist Ilya Goldberg blur the lines of hip-hop,…


Decibel Festival Turns Up the BPMS

Unlike the majority of music festivals across the nation, Seattle based Decibel Festival brings a much needed breeze on a hot summer day. Instead of…