Two Holy Ships in 2015? Hard's Gary Richards Pushes to "Grow and Still Keep It Dope"

As an electronic music promoter, you either fail or succeed.

But one win doesn't mean the struggle is over. A second attempt must prove your accomplishments were no fluke. You've got to avoid the sophomore slump.

Pull something off not once but twice, and you've officially hit a watershed. It's the third time that's the charm. The third time, you cement your legacy.

Gary Richards, the man behind Hard and Holy Ship, knows this first-hand.

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.