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Watch: Behind-the-Scenes From Life Is Beautiful


IndieLand on Twitch rounded out our three-day coverage with some of the most over-the-top discussions from the weekend. See them all below:

SG Lewis got a second hand high from Ty Dolla $ign.

Elderbrook only stands in the back at concerts.

Big Wild rebels against his perfectionism.

Becky Hill got wasted and threw dollar bills at Calvin Harris

Sylvan Esso is going for their “Mystery Bitch” phase in 2023.

Lexi Jayde wore a pink Elvis suit to her first music festival


The second day of the festival drew even bigger crowds and more wild sightings. Check out all of our best moments and special guests below.

Hope Tala has knitted way too many scarves.

Ship Wrek is singlehandedly keeping the “captain’s hat” Etsy market afloat.

Bob Moses wants their music featured in Blade Runner 2099.

Neil Frances (the band) vs. Neil Francis (the man).

midwxst insists that there’s more in Indiana than just corn!

ericdoa was bullied by an NYC crowd (and is better for it).

Bargain bin record shopping with JPEGMAFIA.

Alessia Cara considers re-recording her older music with her new tone.


Friday kicked off the annual Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival and IndieLand on Twitch was on the ground for all of the behind-the-scenes coverage. Airing live from 11th Street Records, hosts Jon Weigell and Charlie Cooper spent the inaugural day of the festival soaking in the Vegas sun and catching up with numerous performing artists before and after their sets.

Take a look below at some of the highlights from the show.

Blu DeTiger wants you to text her — No, really.

Charlie Cooper knows more about the boys of COIN than they do.

Claire Rosinkranz uploaded her biggest hit then immediately deleted TikTok.

Rochelle Jordan is ready for her diva era.

Grandson learned the word “fuck” from the pages of IndieLand magazine.

Shaggy sings almost the same as Frank Sinatra.

To see all of our ongoing coverage from Life is Beautiful 2022, tune-in to IndieLand on Twitch from 6p – 9p EDT every day of the festival. Check our channel schedule for exact timing and guest bookings. Follow us to become part of the story in the chat, and subscribe for exclusive members-only bonuses. To continue the chat 24/7, join our Discord server. 

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