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Mary Grace Cerni

Phantogram at Air + Style; Credit: Timothy Norris

What Styles Were People Rocking at Air + Style?

The style part of Shaun White's festival, Air + Style, went beyond the flair of the snowboarders over the weekend.  The two-day event, which took place at the Rose Bowl Saturday and Sunday, combined live performances from acts like Kendrick Lamar and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes with a world-class snowboarding......
EDM kids getting spooky.; Credit: Photo by Timothy Norris

Hard Day of the Dead 2014: Best and Worst

Hard Day of the Dead was held for the first time at Pomona Fairplex on November 1 and 2, with an estimated attendance of around 80,000. The lineup was varied, with a few hip-hop acts like Cam’ron, YG and Ty DollaSign mixed in with festival regulars, including Calvin Harris, Zedd, Diplo......
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RL Grime Explores Bass Music's Softer Side

RL Grime is no stranger to bangers, but he's also got a soft side. The 23-year-old L.A. native says he's always wanted to produce songs that are more mellow, which is what he's done on Void — his first full-length album, due out next month on L.A. label WeDidIt.  The trap/bass music......
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Nocturnal Wonderland Was So Much Better Than Last Year

Nocturnal Wonderland San Manuel Amphitheater 9/5/14 This year's Nocturnal Wonderland could win an award for most improved rave. The festival, held at San Bernardino's San Manuel Amphitheater for its second time, underwent a few crucial upgrades: They main stage was moved to a more centralized location, the walkways were improved, and......
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Hard Summer Unlikely to Return to Whittier Narrows Next Year

When L.A. State Historic Park underwent renovations earlier this year, the Hard Summer festival was forced to move to a new location. They chose Whittier Narrows Recreation Center in the San Gabriel Valley. Reviews for the new spot were mixed; it's further out, but a much bigger space.  But according......