The Upful LIFE Podcast- Episode 007: DERRICK SMOKER (SOUL Brass Band’s Derrick Freeman)

Episode 007 of *The Upful Life Podcast* comin’ atcha with special guest Derrick Smoker, NOLA’s own drummer/emcee/singer-songwriter/jazz-cat/lightning rod. Back in late October, the

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PREVIEW: A Dozen High-Profile Hulaween Legacy Artists Reflect On The Magic (B.Getz on L4LM)

Hulaween is site to some of the most prodigious festival performances every year—a high-end independent festival that boasts some of the most diverse and interesting bookings that run across many scenes, genres, and generations.

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PREVIEW: HULA Heavyweights: A Look at the Top Artists Appearing at Suwannee Hulaween 2018

Now approaching its sixth incarnation, 2018 finds Hulaween welcoming the likes of ODESZA, Jamiroquai, Janelle Monáe, and Tipper; this year just might be the boldest and most diverse musical lineup in the festival’s already storied history.

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PREVIEW: Enter the Wave Spell – A Look At STS9’s New NorCal Festival

This weekend August 16-19, Sound Tribe Sector 9, one of North America’s most prolific live electronic acts, are hosting the first edition of Wave Spell Music Festival. The event will take over the entirety of the magnificent outdoor playground of Belden Town California, offering STS9’s devoted fans a fantastic riverside voyage through the depths of the band’s catalogue, alongside an artistically progressive assemblage of the scene’s most revered and sought after performers.

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INTERVIEW: Adam Deitch Talks Jazz Fest, ATL Hip-Hop, & New Lettuce Albums (B.Getz on L4LM)

Adam was kind enough to make time to give Live For Live Music’s B.Getz the scoop on the Jazz Fest afterglow, Lettuce festival sets, and why Outkast is still the most important hip-hop artist to come from Atlanta. Then, lucky for us, the LettuceFunk drummer couldn’t resist teasing us with some details on the band’s new album—the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s Crush.

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INTERVIEW: Break Science’s Borahm Lee On Bisco Love, Getting Fired By Kanye West, & Purple Hatter’s (B.Getz on L4LM)

Though he may be best known for his work in the groundbreaking future-music duo Break Science, or as a major cog in both incarnations of the Pretty Lights Live Band, keyboardist/producer Borahm Leehas his hands all over a myriad of projects.

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