Stuff by: Steven Ward

Cherry Glazer at FYF 2017 by Steven Ward
Solange crowns herself queen of FYF amongst the weekend’s biggest headliners

With 2017 being FYF’s inaugural debut as a three-day festival, there was an obvious toll taken on the spirits (and feet) of even the festival’s most veteran of attendees as they showed up to conquer the last leg of their weekend at Exposition Park. With Sunday being one of the coolest days of the event […]

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Mitski at FYF 2017 by Steven Ward
Thundercat and Mitski keep early afternoon crowds cool at FYF day two

Kicking off much earlier than the first day and baking its attendees in the process, FYF day two kept the heat at bay with a stellar lineup of afternoon acts that allowed fans the chance to shake off the sweat to some groovy tunes. Opening up the afternoon on the Trees stage Homeshake sprinkled their […]

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Missy Elliott at FYF 2017 by Steven Ward
Björk descends on FYF and Missy Elliott gets her freak on with day one’s femme-duo headliners

Returning for its second year to Exposition Park and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, day one of FYF might’ve been a hot one but the night’s lineup of acts was just as sizzling as the pavement. Despite a few rough time conflicts and having to once again tough it out with having to walk around […]

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Helado Negro releases new jam for those summer evenings with “Come Be Me”

Ecuadorian experimental electronic producer Helado Negro has just released new song “Come Be Me” via the Adult Swim Singles streaming program, which comes on the heels of the release of his album Private Energy back in May. Originally titled “I want to pretend I won in the end,” the new track pulsates with amorous potency, centered […]

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LA instrumentalist duo El Ten Eleven debut reinvention with first vocal EP

Los Angeles instrumental duo El Ten Eleven have debuted their first vocal release ever with the Unusable Love EP, featuring vocals by Emile Mosseri of The Dig. Born in the bustling community of bands that cut their teeth in Silverlake back in the early 00s, the band has circulated around the talents of Kristian Dunn on […]

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The Horrors get freaky in video for new single “Machine”

English rock band The Horrors have revealed the music video for “Machine,” the first single from their upcoming fifth album V. In the video, twisted contortions of randomly generated computer simulations inspired by director Jon Emmony’s fascination with Hieronymus Bosch take shape as lead singer Faris Badwan groans over shrieking and buzzing guitar reverb. Eventually, the eeriness […]

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Echosmith announce return with giddy new pop track “Goodbye”

LA-sweethearts Echosmith has finally returned with a new song in the form of the upbeat pop bombast of “Goodbye,” a tune taken from their upcoming highly-anticipated sophomore album Inside A Dream. With a delicately plucked guitar melody opening up the track with lead-singer Sydney Sierota’s breathy vocals, the song soon drops into a percussion driven one that […]

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Lobster Fest brings family-fun and hip performances to Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival has been a tradition since 1999 and although the price of those savory crustaceans might’ve been much more palatable back then, the city’s appetite for them has if anything only grown with each year. Taking place next to the USS Iowa, the Lobster Festival might not be as […]

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Get a first listen of TR/ST newest song “Bicep” and don’t miss him at FYF

Toronto-based artist TR/ST has revealed a first listen from a yet untitled release in the form of the industrial synth-powered track, “Bicep.” Moving forward with the dark electro-pop that garnered his self-titled debut and the subsequent Joyland a cult following, the man behind the provocative atmospherics Robert Alfons took isolation to the extreme in writing much of […]

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Femme-alien rock gods Deap Valley get a little wild in new video for “Julian”

LA-born heavy indie-rockers and femme-alien rock gods Deap Vally have dropped a new music video for their song, “Julian,” off their 2016 sophomore record Femejism. The video, which sees Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards kidnapping their porn-stache flaunting manager/chauvinist pursuer and inducting them into their glitter-bomb of a wacky extravaganza. The wild, head-banging duo and their […]

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