You don’t move to Lake Tahoe for the money. You move there because that big-ass alpine lake looks like the best summer of your life and those gorgeous mountains look fun as hell to ski in the winter. You stay – always a couple years longer than you thought – because there’s an existential gravitas… Continue reading Squid and Friends: All Fun, No Money →
When the shot comes along to sleep on the top of a mountain pass in a truck camper with two of your buddies to get morning freshies, you gotta take it. My buddy was back in Denver after spending the last six months in New Orleans sailing some of the stormiest seas life had thrown… Continue reading Set, Setting, Tuneage: Los Days: West Winds →
The B Spot is the sweet spot of music and outdoor adventures Musicians always talk about wanting to set a good vibe before they play and record music. Couture vacation company Eleven Experience has taken “good vibes” to a whole new level, somewhere around 11,000 feet with a fresh two feet of snow level. In… Continue reading The B Spot: Cat Tracks →
Take a deep breath, close your eyes. I need you to imagine you are a small child, barely old enough to stand, let alone walk or speak. You’re too young to understand where your parents are but you know they aren’t there. Some say they might have been in a car accident and they aren’t… Continue reading Connor Ryan’s Home in the Peaks →
The first time I saw Matt Goff create was in the back of an old wooden ski lodge at Lost Sierra Hoedown, a music gathering of ski bums, music pro’s and hippie locals deep in the chilly bosom of the Sierras. A fire crackled behind me, a small crowd hushed beside me and Goff rippled… Continue reading Artist’s Palette: Matt Goff →
Set, Setting, Tuneage seeks to share the experience of listening to music in our lives rather than the thinking of music in our minds. I was where I had wanted to be for weeks. To my left and in front of me was a shallow lake rippling in the afternoon wind. Behind me was Coffee… Continue reading Set, Setting, Tuneage: DLZMKSBTS: the LUCKY tape →
Photo Credit: Giant Eye Virginia City, Nevada has always been a place of hardtack women. Found in the desert mountains just to the east of Reno it was the site of the first large deposit of silver ore the Comstock Lode and became one of the biggest silver boom towns of the era, a swelling… Continue reading Q&A: Caitlin Jemma →
I don’t know if I’ve ever listened to Will Johnson in the bright of the day. His music seems to live in the softer light of the dawn and dusk, where things aren’t so clear and the quiet helps you tune into the parts of your soul you ignore in the daylight. From fronting the… Continue reading Q&A: Will Johnson →
Artist’s Palette is a column that connects with the artists, designers and creative innovators in the music and outdoor worlds who drive the visual art we connect with. As someone who grew up in relatively open space surrounded by Maryland farmland, I forget how there is plenty of agriculture to be found within the concrete… Continue reading Artist’s Palette: Latasha Dunston →
Set, Setting, Tuneage seeks to share the experience of listening to music in our lives rather than the thinking of music in our minds. There’s a heaviness in the air. Some of it’s the smoke from far off fires that’s depressed any hope in the sky, turning it into an opaque ash. There’s also the… Continue reading Set, Setting, Tuneage: Maya Elise & The Good Dream: Songs for the Breakdown →
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