Deathly cold open: Just found out the morning of the show that Jerry Jr., a Cameroonian friend I knew from the Comox Valley, had died, so I wanted to launch it off with a tribute…

This is the week we previewed both Otalith Music Festival and Atmosphere Gathering — two rapidly growing weekenders that have been making a name for Vancouver Island amongst two very different musical communities.

[34:46] We start out by reconnecting with Mount Eliah (mteliah.com) who ended up sharing a plane seat with us on Episode 13 of the podcast (Frequencyhorizon – Episode-13-ferry-falters-podcast-in-the-sky-surf-echolocation). He gives us the ins-and-outs of the plans for the big top and beyond.

[1:02:40] Sound guy Johnny Wafflez gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the frequency theory behind setting up for an electronic music-heavy festival like Atmosphere (www.atmospheregathering.com/).

Plus, we talk about what’s on the bill for indie/hip hop/surf rock music fest Otalith Music Festival (otalithfestival.com/) in Ucluelet, which we cover more in depth in the following episode.

Music in the episode from: JPod @jpodabides, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Fidlar @fidlar, Shakey Graves (@shakey-graves-official), Bon Iver (@boniverofficial)

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