Aaron Nelson

Aaron Nelson

Reporter / Photographer
A 23-year-old contributor born-and-raised in the PNW, Aaron earned his Bachelor's studying at the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication. Currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Aaron always has his ear out for the hottest releases and covers shows and festivals across the west coast. Reach out with any story ideas or inquiries!

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LOUIS THE CHILD SELLS OUT BILL GRAHAM AUDITORIUM, WRAP ‘DEAR SENSE’ TOUR

Few artists have seen their star rise quite as quickly as Louis The Child. The duo, consisting of Chicago natives Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett, jumped into the electronic...

KASBO DELIVERS WITH TWO-SHOW NIGHT IN SAN FRANCISCO

One of the things I love most about live music is the feeling of inspiration artists can share with audiences when you can see how passionate they are in developing their...

[PHOTOS] GALANTIS RETURNS TO BILL GRAHAM AUDITORIUM

Swedish production, DJ, and songwriting duo Galantis returned to San Francisco this week for the first time since selling out the Bill Graham Auditorium in 2017. After a...

CATCH KASBO AS HE WRAPS UP MASSIVE 2018 WITH NORTH AMERICAN ‘PLACES WE DON’T KNOW TOUR: PART TWO’

With the release of his debut album Places We Don’t Know in March, Swedish producer Kasbo was set to make 2018 one of his biggest from the start. Collecting over 40 million...

[REVIEW] WHETHAN WRAPS UP THE ‘LIFE OF A WALLFLOWER’ TOUR ON THE WEST COAST

Prodigious DJ and producer Whethan brought his Life of a Wallflower Tour to San Francisco's Warfield Theatre on Thursday, October 18, delivering a big bass, feel-good kind of...

ALISON WONDERLAND WOWS SELLOUT CROWD AT SAN FRANCISCO’S BILL GRAHAM AUDITORIUM

To say that Alexandra Sholler, the Aussie DJ and producer, better known as Alison Wonderland, has seen her stock rise in 2018 would be quite an understatement. Through the...

RA RA RIOT BRINGS HOUSE PARTY ENERGY WITH ‘THE RHUMB LINE’ 10TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Indie-rock group Ra Ra Riot has relied on their unique and ambitious sound from the start. The band, consisting of current members Wes Miles, Mathieu Santos, Rebecca Zeller...

[STREAM] GANZ – I’LL BE GONE

Last week, Dutch future bass producer GANZ released his latest single under Steve Aoki's Dim Mak records, I'll Be Gone. Following previously released tracks Let's Fly Away...

[PHOTOS] ‘THE ENDLESS SUMMER’ TOUR CAPTIVATES IN MOUNTAIN VIEW

G-Eazy brought his 2018 summer tour to the Shoreline Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 29, and along with a stacked bill of supporting acts, he delivered a truly memorable night of...

G-EAZY BRINGS ‘THE ENDLESS SUMMER’ TOUR HOME TO THE BAY

Oakland's own G-Eazy, the rapper born Gerald Earl Gillum and raised in The Town, made his big break into the hip-hop scene in 2011 with the release of a mixtape titled The Endless...

PLAYBOI CARTI GETS ROWDY IN SAN FRANCISCO TO KICK OFF NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR

The Soundcloud rap movement is one that I have never fully understood. I was late to the party when it came to appreciating the style, both sonically and aesthetically. But...

[Preview] SEATTLE’S BUMBERSHOOT MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR 48TH YEAR

Do not sleep on Bumbershoot 2018. When the Emerald city's largest music and arts festival returns for the 48th time this Labor Day weekend, it will bring a new focus on hip-hop...

AUDIOTISTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL DELIGHTS BASS LOVERS IN SECOND BAY AREA APPEARANCE

This past weekend, Insomniac Events welcomed bass fans back to Northern California for the second annual presentation of its genre-blending Audiotistic Music Festival. The...

PETIT BISCUIT RELEASES NEW ‘WAKE UP’ MUSIC VIDEO

The 18-year-old French producer known as Petit Biscuit released a brand new video for the latest single off his 2017 debut album Presence, Wake Up, featuring Bipolar Sunshine and...

[REVIEW] FIREFLY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018 BLOWS AWAY ALL EXPECTATIONS

When my interest in the music festival circuit first peaked, there were a few that immediately jumped to the top of my list to attend someday. The east coast’s largest...
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