| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The main stage of the FYF Fest on Saturday night was a contrast in colors.
Interpol, the suited-up, all-black-all-the-time moody New Yorkers, fueled a rock 'n' roll resurgence in the early-to-mid 2000s, when FYF Fest was finding its footing in Echo Park...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The second and final day of the FYF Fest began with an apologetic tone.
Promoter Goldenvoice was out to make amends Sunday after a number of attendees complained of waits of up to three hours to reach the main gate Saturday. Festivalgoers who arrived...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:30 PM
When FYF Fest began in 2004, it was, essentially, a punk rock festival in Echo Park clubs. In the fest's early years, bands like Circle Jerks, No Age and the Bronx established FYF as a safe space for weird, wild and aggressive rock.
More than a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:32 PM
As the daytime crowds at Aliso Beach packed up and the sun started its descent into the sea Sunday evening, the beat rose.
Tucked into a corner of the beach, men with leathery skin and matted dreadlocks sat alongside chic blondes in lawn chairs around...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It was just past 2 a.m. on one of those "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" Saturday nights, and a capacity crowd of more than 3,000 revelers inside the Strip's epically proportioned nightclub Hakkasan Las Vegas were tripping the light fantastic. To...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Nas hasn't finished celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Illmatic.”
The prolific rapper will cap off a year of feting his game-changing debut album with a fall North American tour that will pair a screening of the documentary based on the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Despite the growing popularity of South Korean pop music in the U.S., the genre has always faced one particular challenge. Very few American fans can see K-pop acts perform live.
Some popular South Korean bands like Girls' Generation or 2NE1 have played...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:58 AM
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| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
“This is a dance song,” Arcade Fire anchor Win Butler said Friday night as he introduced the single “We Exist” during the first of two nights at the Forum. He undersold it.
The song, a slinky little disco-influenced number, has...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:56 AM
You may have heard of music gatherings such as Bonnaroo, Coachella, and Lollapalooza, and feel left out because none takes place near the Lehigh Valley.
But on July 11-13, the first Luna Light Music and Arts Festival took place at Hex Hollow Farm in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
After James Marcus Haney snuck into his first music festival, he found himself in an opportune spot: Using his cameras as props and a "press pass" made with a shoelace, he placed himself on the 2010 Coachella stage alongside one of the festival's...