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1 Aug
Flume, Chromeo, Cut Copy, A-Trak, Bixel Boys, Chela & more

The Splash House Music Festival is back for the second time this summer, because the best time you had this season needs a redux. If you missed Palm Springs’ first splash-in-the-pool party back in June, grab your sunblock, speedo, stainless steel flask and whatever contraband you deem fit for a three-day desert pool party. Taking place next weekend, August […]


25 Jun
5 Parties, 5 Cities, Sh*tloads Of Burgers & Beats

Not near Miami for a Dirtybird BBQ? Well now they’re bringing it to you. Sloppy, fun, backyard BBQ-style party with dirtybird-style beats abound. The erstwhile San Francisco (and currently LA) crew is taking their party on the road for a five-city BBQ tour that is guaranteed to get your grill turnt up to 11. Claude […]


Music festivals are a dime a dozen nowadays, with nearly every podunk berg and deep niche music blog trying to attract aficionados to their questionable line-ups. And although comedy has played a small roll in some of these festivals — such as Bonnaroo, for instance — how come no one has organized a comedy-based festival? […]


14 Jun
Freddi C once again tackles Spain's ultimate musical throwdown

I’m so ready for this! All of our friends here in Barcelona are begging for the weather to be great over this week and into the upcoming Sonar weekend. Why, you ask? Well it’s been unusually wet and cold here in BCN for this time of year — putting a bit of a damper on […]


In honor of the acclaimed director, writer and producer’s hometown, the v in San Francisco brought its Scorsese exhibition to New York. From auteur Martin Scorsese’s clothes-pressing actor father and seamstress-cum-actor mother, the cinema master’s mad skills at figuring out the movie brat power structure lingers on into all our viewing darknesses. Finally coaxed by […]


It was announced, and highly circulated around the internet, that Coachella and Goldenvoice have put together a steller little concert that’ll take place on a cruise ship (yes, like Holy Ship!), called the S.S. Coachella. The music cruise will be taking place this winter, venturing to the Bahamas December 16-19 and Jamaica December 19-23. The […]


Los Angeles MOCA has scheduled a quite intriguing exhibit, Fire on the Disco, which will take a discriminating look at disco and its profound impact on music, art, and fashion. The exhibit is being co-curated by LCD Soundsystem ex-front man, DFA Records co-founder and disco/punk music enthusiast James Murphy and MOCA director Jeffery Deitch. Fire on […]


As we previewed a couple weeks back, LIAS correspondent Freddi C braves the wilds of Sonar Festival in Barcelona, and lives to tell the tale… Well, I’ve finally recovered from Sonar and already the weekend here is madness again. It sounds like I’m in the middle of a war zone — loud, and I mean […]

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