How a New Festival for Female, Non-Binary, and Trans Artists Plans to Crush the Patriarchy (Eventually)
TUFFEST in Seattle is pushing marginalized communities into the spotlight—and asking cis, white men to step aside.
Seattle’s Decibel Festival Won't Be Happening This Year
The electronic music and arts festival inspired by MUTEK is taking an "extended break."
Meet ICAS—The Secret Weapon That's Keeping Independent Festivals Afloat
As experimental festivals proliferate around the world, a cadre of like-minded organizers are helping them keep the party going year after year.
Decibel Proves (Again) that DIY Festivals are Better than Corporate Mega-Raves
The week-long Seattle techno rager knows that it's not about getting big, it's about being fucking awesome.
Decibel Festival Stays Defiantly DIY Despite Seattle's Changing Tides
The techno-leaning electronic fest keeps it underground, no matter how many tech-bros flood the PNW.
Death Dealer: A Conversation with Choosing Death Author and Decibel Editor Albert Mudrian
In which a writer interviews his own editor and asks for a raise
This Guy Invented a System That Lets You Play Music Really Loud Without Pissing Off Your Neighbors
A Spanish sound engineer talks about his new invention, which he says can make music sound better, sharper, and even louder without increasing decibel levels.
Anna Lunoe's Mix for Decibel Festival Will Have You Restless 'Till September
Check out this live mix recorded at one of her favorite, and one of our favorite NYC clubs—Verboten.
Nadastrom's Mix For Decibel Festival Will Take You By Surprise
The moombahton masters break away from their genre on this one.
Com Truise’s Exclusive Podcast for Decibel Will Have You Sprinting to Seattle in September
We’re partnering with the visionary festival for a rundown of auditory awesomeness.
Anna Lunoe, Chet Faker, Com Truise, More Announced in Decibel's First Wave Lineup
Seattle's electronic music mega-event is gearing up for a special year.
Check Out This Video of Pig Destroyer from Decibel’s 100th Issue Show