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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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 (@...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Album review: The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine'

    Album review: The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine'
    *** (out of four) A decidedly more '80s version of The Strokes shows up for "Comedown Machine," the New York outfit's fifth major release. How '80s is this record? It's so '80s that there's actually a song called "'80s Comedown Machine." It'd be a...
  • England's Arctic Monkeys are in L.A. but not necessarily of it

     England's Arctic Monkeys are in L.A. but not necessarily of it
    Alex Turner knows how it looks: A young British rock band, widely admired for its unflinching depictions of a pub-crawl demimonde, finds huge success at home, then packs up and moves to sunny Los Angeles just as it's on the verge of becoming a kind of...
  • Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you

    Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you
    Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...