The Village Voice: Inside the Nitrous Mafia, an East Coast Hippie-Crack Ring

Inside the Nitrous Mafia, an East Coast Hippie-Crack Ring

Interesting article about the depth, organization, violence and intimidation of nitrous sales on Phish lots and other concerts, alike.


We have all heard the hiss of gas (or even use it) before and especially after shows.  Not much thought goes into what is really going on there if you are just casually walking by the mob of people huddled around the nitrous tank.  


Alpine 2009: tanks were everywhere.