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Dillon Francis: We Talk With Him Ahead of His El Rey Stand

Los Angeles based producer Dillon Francis is 25; after his track "Masta Blasta" found its way to Diplo's computer, and he was signed to Mad Decent. He's now working to help evolve Moombahton, a fusion of house and reggaeton invented by Dave Nada. He's had massive support from Diplo (whom......
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Youngblood Hawke Come Running

Failure breeds maturity, at least for Simon Katz and Sam Martin of indie-pop quintet Youngblood Hawke. In 2008, their former band Iglu & Hartly had a hit single, "In This City," and a European tour. But after being dropped by Mercury Records, they soon dismantled. Katz and Martin found themselves......
David Byrne (left) and St. Vincent (right).; Credit: Timothy Norris

David Byrne & St. Vincent – Greek Theatre – 10/13/12

David Byrne & St Vincent Greek Theatre 10-13-12 There's something slightly Lydia Deetz like -- hair notwithstanding -- about St. Vincent, aka born Annie Clark. Clark, in all her petite, cherubic glory always comes off as a mix of zany and sweet, and it's something about that (in addition to......
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Dublab 13th Anniversary Party – Echoplex – 9/22/12

Dublab 13th Anniversary Party Echoplex 9-22-12 Better than...waiting in a Wendy's drive-through congested with D.U.I. candidates at 2 a.m. At the 13th anniversary party for Dublab -- L.A.'s beloved nonprofit web radio collective -- there were nine DJs on one stage in roughly five hours. The party had been hastily......