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The Bronx rage at FYF Fest with awesome crescendo and rambunctious mosh pit

Los Angeles’ own hardcore punk rockers The Bronx kicked off a string of sets at The Trees stage at FYF Fest on Sunday that would get rowdier and rowdier. Serving as a lead-in to Murder City Devils and The Blood Brothers, the set built to an awesome crescendo that featured a rather rambunctious mosh pit. […]

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Thundercat takes FYF Fest on a bass-filled adventure

Los Angeles-based bass guitar extraordinaire, Thundercat’s FYF Fest set was filled with incredible solos on Sunday later afternoon, but the former Suicidal Tendencies member showed there is much, much more to him than the metal stylings of his former band. Stephen Bruner lived up to the Thundercat moniker, donning a sweet fur animal hat of sorts […]

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Mac DeMarco’s FYF Fest performance even gets the security guards wildin’ out

Perhaps paying homage to the 12-day long ultimate marathon happening on FXX, Mac DeMarco donned a Simpsons t-shirt featuring Homer and Marge. His stage banter was on point on the main stage on Sunday at FYF Fest, but more importantly, he delivered the goods as he blasted through an entertaining set that had quite a […]

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Fans couldn’t help but spark joints and grind to Kelela’s sexy grooves at FYF Fest

“I was working at a call center in the valley a year and a half ago,” said a gracious and beaming Kelela on Sunday afternoon midway through her FYF Fest inside The Arena. The DC-born and Los Angeles-based R&B singer gave people an enjoyable ride as they escaped the heat for a half-hour. The coolness […]

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Benjamin Booker gives early FYF attendees their money’s worth on Sunday

When I saw The Naked & Famous on Thursday night at The Echoplex, who happened to be upstairs playing a well-attended set but Benjamin Booker? Though I didn’t get a chance to see him that night, enough people recommended him for FYF Fest that he became must-see to start Sunday’s festivities. I wasn’t misguided. Booker […]

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Hot vs Not: Priceless music festival crowd shots

Facial expressions and reactions from a crowd watching a band live at concert or music festival are always priceless. Whether, they’re happy, scared or angry — as the saying goes: a picture is worth a thousand words. This photo is awesome for so many reasons. We obviously have a Slowdive superfan extremely excited to see […]

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Against Me!, Albert Hammond Jr, Angel Olsen and many more top day one at FYF Fest

FYF Fest 2014 photos are in! Albeit long time FYF attendees were not happy with the new LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park location, fans can’t deny how incredible and memorable the performances were last night. Sure, you may have blisters on your feet, severe chafing and muscle soreness, but at least you now know how […]

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Ty Segall caps off FYF day one and brings Manipulator to an intense reality

Ty Segall’s night-capper last night at FYF Fest was such a fitting end to the first day, the hometown favorite closed things out in front of a crowd that seemed to be of the homegrown variety. If you frequent the L.A. music scene, you start to run into the same people. Those people that you […]

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Phoenix’s FYF performance seizes the night even though set ends 10 minutes early

Phoenix’s Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix album was the album of my 21st summer. Their FYF Fest headlining set on Saturday connected to me on a personal standpoint, as they played their numerous hits from that album, putting into perspective just how things have changed in those five years since. Thomas Mars sounded just like he does […]

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Interpol take FYF Fest up a few notches with a fresh and nostalgic set

“Rosemary…heaven restores you in life…” That’s all it took for FYF Fest to collectively lose their shit a few songs into Interpol’s killer set. Music festival goers of a wide range finished the opening verse of “Evil”, a highlight among many from them on Saturday night. For me, Interpol has always been that early 2000s […]

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