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Culture Collide 2014 – Day 3

October 19th, 2014
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The third and final day of Culture Collide had a slew of artists from around the globe descend on Echo Park for what was by far the biggest day of the festival, with nearly fifty performances in nearly twelve hours, spread out over five stages in various venues in the area. Read more…

By Reuben Merringer Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , , ,

Culture Collide Festival 2014 – Day 2

October 18th, 2014
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The second day of Echo Park’s Culture Collide Festival saw the addition of a small stage located at Lot 1 Cafe, located a few blocks east of central hub of the festival, and the World Stage, set up in the parking area between Taix and The Church. Lot 1 didn’t see much foot traffic early on. With a standing room capacity of little more than fifty people, it brings to mind ad hoc concerts in friends’ basements and living rooms, and its first performers, London-based Popstrangers, brought a fitting blend of jangle and mid-90s indie pop to the twenty or so in attendance. Read more…

By Reuben Merringer Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , ,

Culture Collide Festival 2014 – Day 1

October 17th, 2014
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L.A.’s Culture Collide Festival eased into an eclectic start Thursday night, with bands and performers from around the world playing on a tight campus of venues centered around Sunset and Glendale in Echo Park. With five venues operating at a time, the crowd seemed mostly concentrated at The Echo and its downstairs counterpart, the Echoplex. Read more…

By Reuben Merringer Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , , ,

PHOTOS: Fitz and The Tantrums, Max Frost, Live at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, Austin

October 14th, 2014
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Playing three shows in Austin during the Austin City Limits Festivities, Fitz and The Tantrums lit up the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on Wednesday night. The show served as a benefit for the Waller Creek Conservancy. To open up the night was local talent Max Frost as supporting act of the headliner. Read more…

By Emily Ferris Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews ,

PHOTOS: Fool’s Gold Day Off 2014

October 13th, 2014
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A-Trak and friends stopped by Los Angeles for the annual Fool’s Gold Day Off 2014 at the Shrine Expo yesterday. Musical acts Kurupt, Hoodboi & Nick Catchdubs, Kittens,  gLAdiator, Travis Scott, Vic Mensa, A-Trak, Danny Brown and a very rare reunion set from the Invisibl Skratch Picklz went down under the perfect weather conditions of Angelenos know so well. Picture recap after the break. Read more…

By Richard Saethang Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , , , ,

PHOTOS: DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, Live at the Palladium

October 10th, 2014
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Dj Shadow and Cut Chemist performed at The Palladium on October 3rd. LA was one of the last stops on their “Renegades of Rhythm’ tour during which they’ve been spinning only records from the collection of Afrika Bambaataa. They played the records in chronological order stopping intermittently to talk about the history of hip-hop and Babmbaataa’s influence on the scene at the time. Read more…

By Sharon Alagna Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews ,

Austin City Limits 2014 – Day Three

October 6th, 2014
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While people were recovering from day one and day two of the festival, things kicked of slowly in kilker park. The major acts of the Sunday schedule included Spoon, Zedd, Chromeo, Calvin Harris, and Pearl Jam. Read more…

By Emily Ferris Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , , , , , ,

Austin City Limits 2014 – Day Two

October 5th, 2014
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Day two of the Austin City Limits festival kicked off with a much larger crowd than day one. The lineup for day 2 consisted of major acts including Icona Pop, Lucius, Iggy Azalea, Lana Del Ray, The Avett Brothers, Major Lazer, Skrillex and Eminem.
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By Emily Ferris Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews ,

PHOTOS: Chuck Ragan, Rusty Maples, Live at Hotel Cafe

October 4th, 2014
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Chuck Ragan performed to a sold out crowd at the Hotel Cafe on September 18th. Las Vegas folk-pop band Rusty Maples opened. The intimate Hotel Cafe felt like the perfect setting for singer/songwriter Ragan’s acoustic folk sound. In between songs he talked to the audience as if we were all friends gathered in his living room.  This tour is in conjunction with the release of his most recent album Til Midnight Read more…

By Sharon Alagna Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews ,

Austin City Limits Festival 2014 – Day One

October 4th, 2014
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Austin City Limits (ACL) is an annual music festival held in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. The festival is produced by Austin-based company C3 Presents, which also produces Lollapalooza. The ACL Music Festival has eight stages where musical groups from genres including rock, indie, pop, hip-hop and more perform for fans. Approximately 75,000 people attend the festival each day. In addition to the music performances, there are food and drinks, an art market, a kids area for families and other activities for attendees.
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