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  • FYF Festival has new venue but old headaches

     FYF Festival has new venue but old headaches
    The FYF Festival's mission sounds simple enough: Book a bunch of inventive, inspired musicians onto a big footprint in Exposition Park and inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena, set up some stages and sell tickets. Fans get to hang out on pretty land just...
  • FYF Fest puts the unexpected together and makes it rock

    FYF Fest puts the unexpected together and makes it rock
    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...
  • Julian Casablancas announces new album with the Voidz

    Julian Casablancas announces new album with the Voidz
    Fans of the Strokes have had reason to get excited this summer. Lead singer Julian Casablancas recently led the often-incompatible collective’s first two shows in New York state since late 2011, and the group is set to take on LA’s FYF Fest in...
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O to Release First Solo Album

    Karen O is set to release her first solo album "Crush Songs," the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' lead singer announced Wednesday. #CrushSongs will first be available pre-release as a ltd, special edition vinyl on @CultRecords http://t.co/OzKVaeLARS-- Karen O (@...
  • Sia keeps the pain alive on '1000 Forms of Fear'

    “Party girls don’t get hurt,” Sia claims in her Top 20 summer hit “Chandelier,” which also opens her new album. It’s an idea she spends the rest of “1000 Forms of Fear” disproving. An Australian singer and...
  • Ticket alert: Coral Skies Music Festival at Cruzan

    Ticket alert: Coral Skies Music Festival at Cruzan
    Because you can never have too much good outdoor music during what passes for fall in South Florida, Live Nation has created the Coral Skies Music Festival, a kaleidoscope of youthful acts gathering Oct. 26 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach....
  • SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival

    SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival
    On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's. Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
  • Phoenix and the Strokes will headline FYF Fest 2014

    Phoenix and the Strokes will headline FYF Fest 2014
    This year's FYF Fest lineup looks like it could be a Coachella bill.  The annual punk-ish festival has grown by leaps and bounds since its 2011 partnership with Goldenvoice, and  the headliners for the Aug. 23 and 24 event reflect that. Onetime...
  • Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?

    Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?
    On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst. It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game. Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
  • SXSW 2014: Rick Ross celebrates, Julian Casablancas experiments

    SXSW 2014: Rick Ross celebrates, Julian Casablancas experiments
    AUSTIN, Texas — Rick Ross had come to South by Southwest, as indeed he goes most places, to boast. "I just celebrated my fifth No. 1 album," the Miami rapper said Saturday night at the Fader Fort. Last week, Ross's so-so "Mastermind" debuted...
  • A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges

    A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges
    INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters. The latest edition,...