11 February 2011 | memorial
As we mentioned in a previous post, this blog is on hiatus until further notice. However, we would be remiss if we did not acknowledge the passing yesterday of Rik Sharaj, a longtime member of both the Burning Man and Moontribe communities.Rik was a master sitarist that performed at many events including the Glastonbury Festival, Burning Man, Mountain Air, LearningParty, Zenfest and Moontribe.
This video was submitted to us months ago and we thought it would be perfect for wrapping up this season of BURNcast. It's from Glenn Lym who says he shot it on his iPhone 4 and that most of the audio is live.BURNcast still has more videos in our line-up thanks to all the submissions from readers like you. But the thing is, we're gonna go on hiatus until spring so those submissions will start our new
Back in 1999 before there even was a thing called BURNcast we had the supreme pleasure of camping near Julian Cash aka "Super Snail" as well as Dr. Megavolt at Burning Man. Oh, yes, those were the good old days when tickets were less than $60 and attendance was under 10k. Burning Man was better last century!That year Julian would take photos -- sometimes even nekkid photos -- of people in his