Bass music is huge. The audiences are smart. Activism/politics in art aren't considered taboo like in the states.
An autonomous city-state sultanate, where the sultan is some kind of lefty artist. Seems you can't take a step without bumping into a graffiti collective or a gang of punks on tall bikes.
Nothing beats strolling through the cobbled streets at dawn after playing some all-night illegal party.
Burning Man is now a temporary metropolis. As with any city, there are imbeciles and cheesy nightclubs, but in smaller proportion, with the benefit of a unique tension between survivalism and hedonism.
I've only performed there once, but it was explosive, my favorite gig in years, taking place in a de-sanctified cathedral to a young and energetic crowd that would soon overthrow dictator Ben Ali.