Chinook Fest: Three Days Relaxing in the Cascades

Chinook Fest, man… where do I even begin?  If you checked out my review from Summer Meltdown last year, you will remember me fondly referring to it as my "new favorite festival"; many refer to it as home, regardless of how spacious the grounds are.  It’s only to be expected then, that Chinook Fest, … [Read more...]

Megan’s Most Memorable Meltdown Moments With Musicians

I have this habit of  just hanging out with people when I know I should probably be interviewing them.  Awesome for me… not so much for you, our readers.  I never record a conversation, the musicians rarely know that I am a writer and I never want to share the full details of our conversations … [Read more...]

Melting Down for Sure, Day 2

After a late night (or early morning) attempting to sleep barely 10 feet from what I called the "LSD Laser Techno Tent," I found myself waking up around 10AM to the smell of sizzling bacon and sound of a wagon bumping past, kicking up dust. “Orange Juice! One dollar!” There was no shortage of Summer … [Read more...]

Gearin’ up for the Summer Meltdown Festival Aug 10-12

If you are anything like me and have been hiding under a rock until earlier this year, then slap your face and pay attention to the Summer Meltdown Festival that is going down this weekend, Aug 10-12 at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheatre in Darrington, WA. With new announcements continually … [Read more...]