Enchanting ravers for 4 days and nights of larger-than-life digital music, the beloved Imagine Music Festival is gearing up for its return to Kingston Downs from September 14-17.
Over 100 artists are poised to throw down throughout 4 phases this yr. Organizers lately unveiled a second wave of artists and added a swath of thrilling names to its spectacular lineup, like SOFI TUKKER, Elderbrook, Nostalgix, Mersiv and EDM.com Class of 2023 star MARAUDA. Whereas Subtronics and Ganja White Night time will crew up for his or her first-ever B2B pageant efficiency, SLANDER will current a techno-influenced “Before Dawn” set.
Think about can be one of many nation’s most scenic tenting festivals. Forward of the occasion’s 2023 version, we caught up with a gaggle of its artists, who shared their tenting necessities.
Learn on to find what it is best to deliver alongside to take advantage of out of your Think about Pageant expertise.
Actually I’ve by no means been tenting. Nevertheless, if I had been to go, I believe my necessities could be a great sleeping bag, a bluetooth speaker and an excellent yoked transportable charger to maintain my cellphone alive.
Our Most worthy tenting important is… a brilliant flashlight! The worst is if you end up tenting and you’ll’t see at evening, particularly if you end up exploring or ensuring there isn’t a monster exterior of your tent. Lots of people say, “I’ve a lightweight on my cellphone, why do I want a flashlight?” However belief us, you do.
My high tenting important is actually my Air Rail sleeping pad. I’ve tried so many several types of pads and mattresses over time and this factor is by far probably the most comfy. Plus it is extraordinarily light-weight and compact, which suggests you are not going to interrupt your again making an attempt to lug round an enormous mattress and air pump. Perhaps not probably the most thrilling tenting important, however it’s a must-have for me!
A spacious tent will at all times be my primary tenting important as a result of it provides you further consolation. I are inclined to overpack and having a giant tent means that you can deliver extra objects and you will not really feel so cluttered.
One factor I can’t go tenting with out is sunscreen. 20 minutes within the solar with out safety and I shall be burnt (laughs). Like if I’m going swimming within the solar, it’s a full physique ritual. The pores and skin is the biggest organ and it’s crucial to maintain it, which is what I’m at all times making an attempt to inform my buddies with completely different pores and skin to me after they say they don’t want it. Everybody ought to put on it, for actual.
It is in fact going to have to come back again to creating music indirectly. My high tenting important is unquestionably my TASCAM DR-40 mic. Having the ability to report sounds out in nature is such a enjoyable and provoking solution to create music. I at all times should have my mic with me on a visit.
My high tenting necessities are ear plugs, to guard your listening to and get a great evening’s sleep, a reusable water bottle, to maintain water and different drinks cool all through the day, and likewise cheddar Goldfish crackers. I’ve survived whole weekends on Goldfish and it is a straightforward snack that is excellent for tenting.
Jeremy Salken of Large Gigantic
Pageant season is one of the best time of yr however man it wears me out quick between flying, driving, performing, hanging, and many others. My high important currently is that this electrolyte/vitamin powder I have been hooked on known as Raveraide. We met the fellows that make it a couple of months again. It’s received all of the stuff within the regular electrolyte powders plus far more nutritional vitamins and nootropics that are nice for mind/physique operate. All stuff that is such a giant assist if you’re up late, dancing, touring and raging at a pageant. Better of all, it’s tremendous tremendous clear. No bizarre pure flavors or components. I actually deliver it all over the place with me!
My high tenting important might be the least sensible, however most enjoyable. I refuse to go tenting with no disposable digicam. I like having the ability to unplug after I’m tenting and overlook about every part else happening on the planet… however I am at all times making an attempt to seize recollections!
Neck Brace—or Icy Sizzling (laughs). If I’ll a pageant I’m the man beginning the mosh pit at each set so I would want a neck brace to ensure I don’t break my neck… or I’d simply deliver some Icy Sizzling. A blow-up Shaq-size mattress, as a result of after an extended day of head-banging, I want to come back again to a mattress, so a customized blow-up mattress could be an important. And tons of water. Water is at all times an important so if I’m tenting at a pageant I’m bringing a ton for me and my crew. No questions on it.
Tickets for Think about Pageant can be found here.
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