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