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  • Coachella 2013 de-escalates the EDM arms race

    Coachella 2013 de-escalates the EDM arms race
    For Brit-pop fans, Thursday night's Coachella announcement was like a birthday, Christmas, Hannukah and an unexpected inheritance check all arriving at once. Devotees of the dance-leaning Sahara Tent, however, might be taken aback by the light bill of...
  • FYF Fest 2012: Refused, Wild Flag, M83, Yeasayer booked

     
    Now in its ninth year, the independent-focused FYF Fest is returning to the Los Angeles State Historic Park and for the first time since moving downtown will expand from one to two days. Top-billed artists this year include the reunited Swedish punk...
  • Album review: Florence + the Machine's 'Ceremonials'

     
    Sometimes the toughest challenge for a singer like Florence Welch is to learn how to wield the kind of pulmonary power that can make the heavens quake. On Florence + the Machine's 2009 debut, the fittingly named “Lungs,” the flame-haired...
  • Album review: Klaxons' 'Surfing the Void'

     
    When the Klaxons first arrived on the scene with their debut, “Myths of the Near Future,” in 2007, they were saddled with the cumbersome micro-genre nu-rave. Part of a larger emergent dance-punk trend whose biggest members now are probably M.I.A.........
  • HARD L.A.: Step into an electro hot Weekend

     
    When you hear electro and dub step on KISS FM, it's clear L.A. has embraced electronic dance music. From massive raves to weekly club nights, there's more opportunities around the city to hear banging beats than ever before. But even in this now-crowded...
  • Guided By Voices, the Descendents lead a Goldenvoice-bolstered FYF Fest

     
    Less than 24 hours after the conclusion of 2010's FYF Fest, promoter Sean Carlson issued an apology. The Labor Day weekend event, a celebration of underground and adventurous music, was soured by a lack of water, interminable lines and an......
  • Pop music review: FYF Festival works out the kinks

     
    The daylong event shows a thriving punk spirit This post has been updated. See below for details. They were peppered throughout the 20,000-strong crowd at the exuberant FYF Festival in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday: first-generation punk band T-...
  • Pharoah Sanders, Joanna Newsom added to All Tomorrow's Parties lineup

    Pharoah Sanders, Joanna Newsom added to All Tomorrow's Parties lineup
    If there’s ANY chance you’ll be in the UK in December... All Tomorrow’s Parties just announced additions on Twitter to the December 2-4 lineup curated by Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) in Minehead, England, including Joanna Newsom,...
  • The country's biggest dance party

    The country's biggest dance party
    Just in time for the June gloom to lift and the weather to turn hot, the country's biggest dance party returns to steam up the night life scene. The 13th annual Electric Daisy Carnival is back at the L.A. Coliseum, this time with an expanded lineup...
  • Simian Mobile Disco mix it up at the Mayan tonight

     
    While you might have gotten burnt out on their massive single "It's the Beat" a few years back (KCRW, we're looking at you), Simian Mobile Disco can certainly keep things fresh during their live sets. The indie-electro duo that incinerated dance floors...
  • Feel like dancing into the weekend? Simian Mobile Disco to perform DJ set at Avalon

     
    Friday night at Avalon, British dance-music duo Simian Mobile Disco arrives to celebrate the launch of their new record label, Delicatessen, with a DJ set that should carry through to the wee small hours. The team, comprised of James Ford......
  • Album Review: Peaches' 'I Feel Cream'

    Album Review: Peaches' 'I Feel Cream'
    Peaches is shaping up to be the Woody Allen of naughty electroclash. In the midst of her prodigious output, there are some explicit diamonds and some half-baked duds. Both are obsessed with sex and gender relations -- except Merrill Nisker, 40, will never...