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Summer Fun: Siren Music Festival

Рimage by Flickr user Jalape̱o

This past weekend I attended Siren Music Festival for the first time.

I’ve been in NY for almost four years now, but was always working or unavailable on the date of the fest. My friends would go and tell me about how much fun they had and I would reply with something like “Well, I worked ’til 5am cutting down a piece about dead people… jealous?”

This year, however, was different.

The karma for this summer appears to be really freaking great, so my first experience at the fest was while shooting and producing interviews with Broken Social Scene, Ra Ra Riot, The Dodos, Islands (they are fab artists and also really funny in person) and Dragons of Zynth. I got heatstroke, a back cramp, somehow managed to sunburn my right eye (the one without a contact) and it was all worth it.