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Interview with Mike Posner

Interview with Mike Posner

Interview by Janna Safran and Tiffany Zhong     After Mike Posner’s show in San Francisco, we asked him 16 questions pertaining to this upcoming year, collaborations (*cough* Avicii, Diplo, Pharrell, 2 Chainz *cough*), his typical weekday, and more!   1. Higher Lyfe: What plans do you have for this year?...
4/19 Ellie Goulding & Conway @ San Francisco

4/19 Ellie Goulding & Conway @ San Francisco

 Ellie Goulding @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco                       At Ellie Goulding’s sold out show at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on April 19, Conway first opened for Ellie by singing her most popular songs: Killer, Twilight, Big...
04/14 London Grammar @ Washington D.C.

04/14 London Grammar @ Washington D.C.

Review and photos: Issa Luckett Vibrant female voices accompanied with arena-style lighting and pop tunes filled the sold out 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. Quite impressive for two bands whom can still be considered indie pop and even more so for the headliners, London based trio, London Grammar. Haerts, the...
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis @ Atlanta

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis @ Atlanta

Photos and article by Katlyn S Ben Haggerty AKA Macklemore, and Ryan Lewis started off the weekend right for the people of Atlanta, GA. The parking lot in The Arena at Gwinnett Center filled up rapidly with fans ready to feast their eager eyes on the legend that is Macklemore....
9/19 Krewella @ Santa Cruz

9/19 Krewella @ Santa Cruz

Photos by Mishka Film Krewella had a spectacular show at The Catalyst, Santa Cruz on September 19 with Seven Lions and Candyland. This was their first stop in Northern California for their Get Wet Live Tour and proceeded to perform at San Francisco a day later. Enjoy the photos!
The House Party Tour

The House Party Tour

The night of October 16th, 2013 could easily be remembered as the best night of the year for many of the attendees of the House Party Tour in Atlanta, GA. The crowd was alive with rumors of what the evening’s performances by The Wonder Years, Pierce The Veil, All Time...
9/9 Mumford & Sons @ Birmingham

9/9 Mumford & Sons @ Birmingham

Photos & Words by Katlyn S. On the night of September 9, 2013, Mumford & Sons preformed to a sold out crowd at Oak Mountain Amphitheater in Pelham, Alabama, a few miles south of Birmingham. People from various cities all across the state, of all ages were in attendance to...
8/23 Parachute @ Atlanta

8/23 Parachute @ Atlanta

Photos & Words by Katlyn S. Parachute, a pop band from Charlottesville, Virginia preformed at The Masquerade in Atlanta, GA on August 23, 2013 promoting the August 13th release of their third album, Overnight. The evening began with Andrew Ripp, a singer and songwriter on the rise, performing songs off...
How To Get The Perfect Winged Eyeliner

How To Get The Perfect Winged Eyeliner

Whether you’re trying to impress that cute guy in one of your classes or going out with friends, winged eyeliner is always a great way to glam up yourself! We’ve all struggled getting that perfect winged eyeliner, but hopefully this quick tutorial will help you out! You can use any...
DIY Flower Crown

DIY Flower Crown

Flower crowns are just in time for summer! Why not save some money and make your own?                         They are so easy to make and also add a feminine/romantic touch to your outfits. In today’s tutorial, I will teach you...
6/30/13 Logic @ San Francisco

6/30/13 Logic @ San Francisco

Photos by Kat Ma Words by Allen Peng Maryland rapper Logic ended his “Welcome to Forever” tour at The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA on June 30th. Two DJs warmed up the crowd and kept us entertained during the breaks mixing hip-hop/electronic hits such as “Can’t Stop” by Flux Pavilion,...
6/20/13 Cody Simpson @ San Francisco

6/20/13 Cody Simpson @ San Francisco

Photos by Kat M. and Tiffany Z. Cody Simpson, Before You Exit, and Ryan Beatty performed at The Regency Ballroom on June 20th in San Francisco. Lots of screaming fan girls. Here are some songs Cody Simpson performed live, at his Paradise tour. He sang new songs that will be...
6/13/13 Interview with Dj Carnage

6/13/13 Interview with Dj Carnage

Photos and Video by Kat M. Higher Lyfe presents an exclusive and hilarious interview with Dj Carnage as well as photos from his packed performance at Ruby Skye, San Francisco on June 13. In the interview, we talk about making trance and maybe country music in the near future (00:24),...
6/8/13 The Maine @ San Francisco

6/8/13 The Maine @ San Francisco

Photos by Tiffany Z. The Maine, with A Rocket to the Moon, This Century, and Brighten, performed an amazing show at Great American Music Hall, San Francisco. The 4 rock bands got the crowd jumping up and down for the whole 4 hours. The Maine consists of energetic singer John O’Callaghan...
5/31/13 Destroid @ San Francisco

5/31/13 Destroid @ San Francisco

Photos by Kat M. and Michelle B. Destroid, consisting of members, Excision (X guitar), Downlink (other guitar), and KJ Sawka (drummer), performed their first ever show at The Warfield, San Francisco, California. We had the pleasure to witness the mesmerizing event. You will find fan photos and more photos of the...
5/11/13 Interview with Flux Pavilion

5/11/13 Interview with Flux Pavilion

Photos by Alex A. and Tiffany Z. Higher Lyfe presents an exclusive interview with Flux Pavilion and photos from the Circus Two Album Launch Party (Flux Pavilion, Funtcase, Cookie Monsta, Roksonix, Brown+Gammon) on May 11 at The Warfield, San Francisco! Exclusive Interview with Flux Pavilion Fan Photos Check out some of the fan...
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2/25 The Ones to Watch Tour @ New York City

2/25 The Ones to Watch Tour @ New York City

Article and photos by Sophie H. Vibrant. Colorful. Catchy. These three words describe the vibe and sound of the Ones to Watch Tour. This time, the tour features Vinyl Theatre and Finish Ticket as the co-headliners, who are supported by Irontom on the first leg (including NYC) and currently, Cemetery Sun. Fortunately, the tour stopped...
35th Annual CMJ Music Marathon @ New York City

35th Annual CMJ Music Marathon @ New York City

Article and photos by Sophie H. This year’s CMJ Music Marathon (October 13-17) proved worthy, in terms of traveling within Manhattan and even between Manhattan and Brooklyn. For most, CMJ is about discovering new artists and venues; however, for others, the focus is on meeting new people. This year was in fact, special; CMJ celebrated...
10/17 alt-j @ Portland

10/17 alt-j @ Portland

Photos//Issa Luckett Saturday night, Portland had some out-of-townees from across the Atlantic visiting. The guys from alt-j made a comeback at the Memorial Coliseum exactly a year later from their sold out shows at the Roseland Theater. With promotion for their album, This Is All Yours, and their continual light shows it was expected that the screen of...
10/7 JR JR @ Portland

10/7 JR JR @ Portland

Photos//Issa Luckett Wednesday night, Portland got a taste of a new and consistently energetic duo, JR JR formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr. The Wonder Ballroom became a mecca for all sorts of synergy brought by both the band and the ecstatic crowd. The Detroit band, who always knew they would be JR JR, just released...
10/6 Duke Dumont @ Portland

10/6 Duke Dumont @ Portland

Photos// Issa Luckett Tuesday night, the Wonder Ballroom turned into a dance party with British DJ-producer Duke Dumont (born Adam George Dyment) who has become increasingly more popular but his most recent hit, “The Giver,” has been getting him more attention. With a start time initially 10:15 pm, Dumont didn’t come on till a quarter...
Interview with JR JR

Interview with JR JR

Archive photo//Issa Luckett   Higher Lyfe was recently able to catch up with the guys from Jr Jr, as they embark on their “Jr Jr” tour to not only promote the new album, but new name as well. From new collaborations to more personal lyrics, the band is excited to perform the new jams and...
09/19 Toro y Moi @ Portland

09/19 Toro y Moi @ Portland

Review//Photos: Issa Luckett Revolution Hall, on Saturday night became the hangout spot, as the bars and open halls allowed people to linger around but this time they waited around for Toro y Moi to perform. Chaz Bundick aka Toro y Moi, hails from South Carolina and along with his upbringing he’s created a diverse palette for...
09/14 Gary Clark Jr @ Portland

09/14 Gary Clark Jr @ Portland

Review//Photos: Issa Luckett On Monday night, Gary Clark Jr. opened for the Foo Fighters at the Moda Center and he opened with a little rock but definitely all soul. Along with his trio, guitarist Clark played with excitement and passion often playing solo riffs. The refreshing part about his set is that Clark plays with...
Interview with Alpha Rev

Interview with Alpha Rev

Interview by Sophie H. Creating music involves the expression of oneself and sharing sounds with an audience, but for Alpha Rev, it’s more than that. It involves helping others, helping an audience in need. Not only does music inspire them, but helping those inspired lead singer Casey McPherson, after he volunteered for Habitat for Humanity....
MusicFest NW Review @ Portland

MusicFest NW Review @ Portland

If one thing is for sure, it’s that Modest Mouse still has the hearts of Portlanders. Whether it was amongst photographers or concert goers, the constant subject of the weekend was whether or not people would stick around for Modest Mouse after hearing things that were not so complimenting to the fan base in Portland. The...
MusicFest NW Day 3 @ Portland

MusicFest NW Day 3 @ Portland

Day 3 was the last day of the MusicFest NW and while the skies started to clear up the sun broke through, making Sunday the hottest day we had this weekend. Lines for Rudy’s Barbershop were long as people waited a hour to get their haircut, and the Sno-Cone stand had another long line as everyone waited...
MusicFest NW Day 2 @ Portland

MusicFest NW Day 2 @ Portland

Day 2 of the MusicFest NW started off odd due to orange skies from the fires occurring in Eastern Oregon but that didn’t stop festival goers from migrating to the waterfront. The energy was powerful as the audience welcomed back Twin Shadow aka George Lewis Jr., who had a major bus accident earlier this year leaving...