The Fortunate 13: DJ Sol Rising, performing on the Tahoe Yoga Pageant on Aug. 13

When most individuals consider DJs, they think about a booming, bass-heavy sound. For a DJ like Sol Rising, it’s all about transcendent, non secular and uplifting music that’s mild and groovy. Take a look at monitor “The Journey” to listen to his distinctive combine. For extra on Sol Rising, go to It’s solely proper that Sol Rising can be performing on the Tahoe Yoga Pageant, a day of meditation, music and extra taking place Sunday, Aug. 13, on the Heavenly Mountain Resort. Tickets begin at $120. For tickets and extra data, go to

What was the primary live performance you attended?

Inexperienced Day.

What was the primary album you owned?

It was both a cassette tape of Nirvana, Nevermind, or an LL Cool J tape. It was a very long time in the past.

What bands are you listening to proper now?

I largely hearken to digital music: ODESZA, Bonobo and a number of chill artists like Tycho. I like a wide range of music, and people are a few of my favourite teams.

What artist, style or musical pattern does everybody love, however you don’t get?

I don’t know methods to reply that one, as a result of I don’t know what’s trending proper now.

What musical act, present or defunct, would you most prefer to see carry out dwell?

I noticed them dwell, however ODESZA. That was epic. I don’t hearken to Taylor Swift, however I’m curious what the hype is about along with her tour proper now. I hear it’s going to make over a billion {dollars}, so that may be form of fascinating to see.

What’s your favourite musical responsible pleasure?

Typically I’ll simply hear a pop tune that I don’t need to admit that I’m listening to, however I would discover it catchy.

What’s your favourite music venue?

I can let you know the venue I need to go to probably the most: Purple Rocks in Colorado. I’ve by no means really been there, nevertheless it simply appears to be like superb, so how about that?

What’s the one tune lyric you’ll be able to’t get out of your head?

Diplo’s “On My Thoughts.”

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What band or artist modified your life? How?

I used to be in ninth grade, and I acquired this mixtape by this DJ that had a number of old-school ’90s hip hop. It simply modified all the things for me; it opened up a complete new world of music. I simply acquired actually into that style and the entire underground hip-hop scene. That was fairly pivotal for me, as a result of on the time, I used to be largely simply listening to what was on the radio.

You have got one query to ask one musician. What’s the query, and who’re you asking?

For ODESZA, I’d most likely ask for some recommendation on their key to success and the way they acquired to the place they’re, and doubtless simply ask about a few of their manufacturing strategies and plugins and devices and stuff like that.

What tune would you want performed at your funeral?

In all probability some Sanskrit mantras—not a tune, however one thing non secular in nature.

Figurative gun to your head, what’s your favourite album of all time?

There are too many to truly identify one.

What tune ought to everybody hearken to proper now?

Go hearken to my new album, Melodies of the Coronary heart.

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