Life Is Beautiful


Band Preview: Tycho

Sacramento post-rocker Scott Hansen, who records under the name Tycho, doesn’t consider himself an ambient musician—at least not anymore. Sure, his just-released fourth album, Awake, shares qualities with music that could be deemed ambient—for instance, stretches of introspective, synth-driven textures that evoke lonely desert highways. Read More

Life Is Beautiful


Six Artists Not To Miss

You’ve already determined which mega headliners you must see under the Life Is Beautiful lights. You’ve also mapped out an early-afternoon plan to check out your local favorites. That leaves you with the meat of the festival—all those about-to-break newbies and dedicated career musicians. Read More