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About Sky Stack

Sky Stack is a Boise native & founder of Pariah Reign. Sky has been involved in all aspects the electronic music industry, from being a DJ/producer, record label manager, and entrepreneur.

Pariah Plays 003 – Kai Wachi, Crystalize, Kompany + More

Woah, this week's playlist is dark AF. We are rebooting our weekly SoundCloud playlists-Pariah Plays. Every Thursday, expect an awesome mix of cool music based around a single theme. This week is all about exploring the post-Halloween darkness, featuring tracks from top producers--known and up & coming. Listen to the entire playlist: 1. Aglory - Nyctophilia [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Safe In Sound Proves Bass Music is Still Supreme

Last Wednesday, The Rockstar Energy Drink Safe In Sound Festival made its third annual stop in Boise, Idaho landing at the Revolution Concert House. As big and badass as ever, seven artists slayed the audience for seven hours with heavy bass music and intense visuals. This year, the tour brought out headlining talent Borgore with [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Event Reviews|0 Comments

Borgore’s Favorite New Artists, Tips to Life (+ More)

Photo Credit: Cybele Malinowski Last week at the Boise stop of Safe In Sound Festival, we had the opportunity to interview the headlining artist, Borgore. We sat down with the Israeli producer in a noisy green room and chatted about music life, just minutes before he had to be on stage. Borgore is a wealth [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Interview, Producer/DJ|0 Comments

Jake Schneider: Bassnectar’s Booking Agent on Management, Identity, and Hustle

It’s not every day that you get to talk to Bassnectar’s booking agent. We sat down with Jake Schneider, an employee-gone-executive at the artist management and booking agency, Madison House. In an industry where some people seem to be a single-sided sheet of paper, Jake is a multifaceted gem of knowledge and intrigue. We go [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Career Development, Interview|0 Comments

Should Artists Sell Tickets?

Should artists sell tickets? There's been some heat recently on whether performers should help promote the shows they play at. The argument I've heard most often is, "Well, I'm an artist. Selling tickets is the promoter's job. My job is to perform." This is true. Your job is to perform. But, the most effective people [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Booking/Events, Career Development, Producer/DJ|0 Comments

Trade Your Passion for Discipline

“Work is finding yourself alone at the track when the weather kept everyone else indoors.  Work is pushing through the pain and crappy first drafts and prototypes.  It is ignoring whatever plaudits others are getting, and more importantly, ignoring whatever plaudits you may be getting.  Because there is work to be done.  Work doesn’t want [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Career Development|0 Comments

Creatives: You are not what you do

There's a very dangerous thought going around the electronic music scene right now. It's flooding social media and seeping into the minds of young, ambitious creators. The dangerous idea is this: you are what you make, and your entire life should revolve around your art. The culture inside the EDM industry suggests that producers and DJ's [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Editorial: In Death, Remember To Live

Today, dance music lost a bright, talented young man. Samisoni Koroitamudu, better known as BIG MAKK, died in a crash earlier this morning. The Dim Mak artist's death is sending shockwaves throughout the electronic music community. Death isn't very common in dance music, with most touring artists being under the age of 30. Hell, electronic music [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Career Development|0 Comments

Editorial: What I Learned From the New Steve Aoki Documentary

Steve Aoki--famous for rafting over ravers and throwing cake in people's faces--is the recent subject of the Netflix documentary, "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Loud Life of Steve Aoki". The doc trails Aoki's rise to DJ stardom, from hustling in a dingy Los Angeles apartment, to closing down the main stage of Tomorrowland--one of the [...]

By | August 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Creating a Personal Brand on Your Private Facebook Profile

It seems that the entire music industry is trying to create personal brands--off of their Facebook accounts. I was asked an interesting question last night. "You get a decent stack of likes on each post. How do you create a good private account?" The question sprang out of a Facebook status that I posted last [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Social Media|0 Comments