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Wakarusa Lineup takes over Summer 2013
My uncle told me something a while back. “I’m really glad I’ve gotten to see so much of the country because of music.” Damn right. I never thought that I’d be driving for over a day to the boonies of Ozark, Arkansas with a group of whacko miscreants heading to see some live music. Yet, here I am, sitting on the steps of my porch in the woods, watching over the still Lamprey River on the first actual nice night of spring here in New Hampshire, writing a preview for Wakarusa. A full moon is rising over the trees in...
Serendipitous Bliss: Sea of Dreams 2012-13
  The sky called to me when Caeli La paraded through my doorway in her spectacular glitter get up.  “You have to see the moon right now!” She exclaimed as I handed her a bottle of Korbel and an embrace. We were less than three hours away from 2013, yet frozen in time by Luna’s captivating presence. Life, like our moon, happens in phases. This particular moon was ripe and burning with desire. Sea of Dreams 2012 invited its attendees to embrace the unknown. By late November I accepted this notion and surrendered to its unique flow. To find comfort...
CAMP X- Sparkleberry Returns
The Sparkleberry Lane crew had been anticipating Camp Bisco 10 since Camp Bisco 9, where our little project first got its start.  Not only was this year the 10th anniversary of one of the best music festivals on the East Coast, hosted by one of the most prolific, hardest raging bands in the country, but it was the 1st anniversary of the movement of the Sparkleberry. Now, we know Camp Bisco may have racked up a less than sparkly reputation on the festival circuit since it’s inception in 2001, but we’ve witnessed a transition in its evolution into a more...
A/V Candy: An Interview with Zebbler
If you’ve seen Shpongle or EOTO lately and had your mind blown by the visuals, then this interview is for you.  The mastermind behind the Shpongletron and co-mastermind of the Zebbler Encanti Experience gave Sparkleberry Lane a much appreciated look inside his life, inspirations, challenges, and favorite movies.  Without further adieu, Zebbler speaks 🙂 SBL: You grew up in Belarus, what kind of environment did you grow up in?  Were the arts supported or were you exposed to different types of art growing up? Z: I grew up in the rural outskirts of Grodno, a city of about 300,000 people. ...
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