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Other, People, Tips - October 21, 2014 Glow Stick Chronicles: The Exhibitionist Can Collector

It was 2002, and I was 17 — dying for my independence, but just barely old enough to go on camping trips with friends on weekends. On one such weekend, there was a festival in Northern Alberta that looked to be a pretty good time, so we all piled in a car, pooled our gas […]...

Art, Photos, Tips, USA Festivals - September 4, 2014 Burning Man: The Playa is Bold and Fears Very Little

Trying to write about Burning Man is like being an over stimulated child standing in a room full of brightly coloured balloons floating on the ceiling and trying to choose just one string to grab on to and run with. The experience of Black Rock City is simply too explosive to properly describe in...

Tips, USA Festivals - August 25, 2014 Burning Man Turning Away Burners Temporarily Due to Rain

GET CURRENT BURNING MAN GATE CLOSURE UPDATES FROM THEIR TWITTER FEED. @burningman Burning Man event organizers have had to close the gates this morning until at least midday Tuesday due to the weather. The rain and standing water on the playa are currently creating unsafe driving conditions....

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music, Tips - June 6, 2014 Tips From a Jungle Don – DJ Phantasy’s Words of Wisdom

  There are few people around that have as much experience in parties as DJ Phantasy. He put his 10,000 hours in by the time most of us were in grade one. He’s played on the four corners of the earth, and has logged more rave time than almost anyone. He’s seen it all – fun,...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, International Festivals, Interviews, Music, Music Festivals, Other, People, Tips - May 20, 2014 Dreaming of Outlook – Veteran Tips For North American First Timers

Festival culture is consistently gaining popularity. There are more and more converters all the time, and more and more festivals popping up to satiate their needs. It’s not uncommon when the snow starts to melt and the rays start to shine to begin dreaming of festival season, and planning...

Other, People, Tips - April 30, 2014 Glow Stick Chronicles: The Piss Slip ‘n’ Slide

In order to protect the not so innocent, this story takes place at a festival that shall not be named. Due to its strict no drinking policy, it may be frowned upon by some to learn of my backpack beer adventures – but I must admit drinking beers is something that’s always gone hand in...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Tips - June 14, 2013 403DNBBQ Weekender Prep Guide

The final countdown is on for the epic 403DNBBQ Weekender, and with less than 2 weeks to go and the excitement is growing! We can’t wait to get to the Stoney Nakoda Casino, have an epic BBQ and get down with a full on weekend of drum and bass. Maybe I’ll even win big at blackjack or...

Culture, International Festivals, Other, Tips - February 6, 2013 AYNiB’s Guide to Envision 2013’s Yoga & Workshops

Besides providing us with excellent entertainment and an opportunity for self-exploration through dance, festivals are special places where people are free to explore, express, and encounter what is truly real in this crazy world of ours: connection. Free from the responsibilities and stresses of...

Culture, Music Festivals, Other, Tips - December 14, 2012 Guest Blog: ParticiPARTY from Britz Bitz

Even though we all like the sound of our own voices, it’s also nice to show a perspective outside of our core group of contributors. It’s with this premise in mind that we at All You Need is Bass unveil our first guest blogger in a series of many to come. This month’s guest...

Fashion, Other, Tips - December 4, 2012 Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Bass Culture Lovers & Festival Goers

Your search is over! As our gift to you, we’ve scoured the web in search of fun, unique, and amazing items you can give to any of your bass music festival buddies this year. In this list you’ll be sure to find that perfect item. From cheap & practical to classy & impressive with...

Culture, Interviews, Music, Music Festivals, Other, Tips - November 30, 2012 Best Articles of the Web: November 2012

Our ever-growing scene has an amazing community on the dance floor, and all of us here at All You Need is Bass know that so much of our community is expressing itself in different ways across the web. The amount of fantastic content being created across the world is astounding and we want to help...

People, Tips - September 12, 2012 PartySafe: Put the Safe Back in Your Partying

The electronic music community has experienced some explosive growth in the past few years. At the tender age of 16, I recall attending my first all night dance party at an outdoor skate park in my hometown of Calgary, Alberta. Let me set the stage. This was the late 90s. Y2K was looming, Buffy the...