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III REASONS III POINT’S CELEBRATION OF PSYCHEDELIC TECHNOARCHY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN By Zach Leete

I. Embracing the diverse, constantly-shifting III Point lineup exposed everyone to new music

proved anything, it’s that more festivals need to dig deep and research underground music. III Points may have landed in the rough from a logistical standpoint, but it was rough bursting with diamonds. For every recognizable

III Points lost their main headliner when LCD

name like Thievery Corporation or Flying Lotus, there

Soundsystem decided that traveling to Florida during

was something new and sensational to discover like

one of the worst hurricanes of the last decade wasn’t

DZA, Dixon, DIIV, and Dusky (how’s that for alliteration?).

necessarily a smart idea. Although this was a massive

Truthfully, without Hurricane Matthew’s “blessing”, some

disappointment for many III Points attendees, especially

of the weekend’s most memorable moments would have

those who reportedly intended to fly into Miami for the

never even existed. Spooky.

festival specifically for LCD, it helped foster a collective feeling of open-mindedness punctuated by a sentiment of “well fuck it I guess I’ll go explore” that resulted in continuous discovery of new gems. If the flashes of smiling faces bobbing up and down throughout the night

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