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Slowdive give FYF Fest a chance to recharge with their soothing reunion show

British shoegaze stalwarts, Slowdive was one of the more anticipated sets of Saturday at FYF Fest 2014, and their most recent leg of their long overdue reunion was met with lots of praise. The band certainly lives up to their name. Listening to their music feels like you’re high-diving into the ocean in slow-motion. As FYF […]

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Future Islands’ showmanship a sight to see at FYF Fest

Let me preface my review of this set by saying I’m not the biggest Future Islands fan. That said, you can’t help but respect their live act and FYF Fest 2014 proved no different. The Baltimore synth band has tremendous stage charisma thanks to the dance stylings of Samuel Herring. It’s just very unexpected to […]

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Little Dragon rev things up at FYF Fest in a big way

There is a moment at every music festival where you realize that it’s fully about to be on. At FYF Fest 2014, that moment was when burgeoning indie darlings Little Dragon launched into “Ritual Union”, a song that had the crowd singing along. “Ritual…unions…got me in trouble a-gainnn” sang the crowd happily as they danced […]

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Connan Mockasin calms people’s “new FYF” frustrations with a dreamy set

As people slowly filtered into Exposition Park for FYF Fest 2014, New Zealand’s Connan Mockasin played a dreamy, well-received mid-afternoon set. Listening to Mockasin play, it felt as though he had taken the crowd on a journey into the thick of Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides. There is no doubt Mockasin’s catalog would have fit […]

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Grimes proves authentic at FYF Fest

Looking all the part of a Japanese anime character — her hair flowing like she was about to be swallowed up in a tornado — the Vancouver-based Grimes took the crowd on a journey that jumped from place-to-place. On appearance alone, you wonder if Grimes is a gimmick, but moments into her FYF Fest set it […]

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Julian Casablancas delivers a gift to FYF Fest on his birthday

“I’m not a big birthday guy, but thanks,” said Julian Casablancas on the main stage at FYF Fest upon receiving a birthday cake on Friday, playing with The Voidz. The Strokes front man celebrated his birthday in style, playing a wide assortment of differing tunes from his repertoire. Though his side project was never received […]

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A Collection of FYF Fest’s Finest Babes the Past Five Years

Over the years, we’ve photographed some stellar performances at FYF, with those performances come a lot of beautiful women and men. With 2014 being the first year FYF Fest sold-out way before show date, the once underground DIY music festival is quickly becoming California’s most popular music event. We all know festival hook-ups are a […]

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How to let loose, yet avoid being a douche at FYF Fest

Concert etiquette always seems to come into prime focus at large music festivals. The sheer number of attendees instantly means you may be walking a fine line between having the best day of your life or having it ruined by some inconsiderate assholes. Usually some obnoxious behavior is inevitable and here’s some tips on what’s […]

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Hot vs Not: FYF Fashion — Leotards sans pants

Leotards are a great summer look to wear with a pair of high waisted jeans or cut-off shorts, however, they tend to look a bit silly sans pants. Said no one ever! Rock that leotard, because it is dope! 4 ways to avoid boob sweat at FYF FYF fashion and style photo gallery: 2013 Photos: […]

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Win tickets to a private Little Dragon performance at Sonos Studio

Sonos Studio and KCRW are hosting a special live performance by the always awesome, Little Dragon! The special performance takes place on Monday, August 25th from 7-10 p.m. and it’s an invite-only private show (MUST BE 21+). Lucky for you we have your hot tickets into this coveted performance. Little Dragon just released their new record, Nabuma […]

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