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FYF Fest 2011: The Review

September 6, 2011 drainu182 1


FYF Fest took place this Saturday to Los Angeles State Historic Park. We sent our writer Ace Ubas and photographer Robert Vega out to cover it. Take a few minutes to read about the awesome festival that you missed (or relive it if you were there!)


Twin Sister (Raphael’s Stage: 12:30-1:00)

I began the festival with the Long Island-based quintet Twin Sister. With an acclaimed EP Color Your Life and an upcoming album entitled In Heaven, vocalist Andrea

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How To Spend Your Time At FYF Festival (Nine Bands You Shouldn’t Miss!)

August 30, 2011 drainu182 0

By Ace Ubas

The best thing about the summer is the mélange of music festivals that take place around the world. Unfortunately, the season is winding down to a close. But worry not, folks! Taking place this Saturday September 3rd at the L.A. State Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles, FYF Fest is going to make sure that everyone’s summer ends with a loud bang.

Festival founder Sean Carnage has watched his musical offspring grow bigger and better each …

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Guided By Voices Announce Summer Festival Dates

June 9, 2011 drainu182 0


After breaking up Guided By Voices in 2004, Robert Pollard recently reunited the “classic” GBV line-up for a short tour. Tobin Sprout (guitar) Charles “Mitch” Mitchell (guitar), Greg Demos (bass) and Kevin Fennel (drums) will be joining Pollard on classic GBV songs from 1992-1996 from the albums Propeller, Bee Thousand, Alien Lanes and Under The Bushes, Under The Stars.

Since GBV’s breakup, their 1994 album Bee Thousand was heralded by Amazon.com at the top of their list (#1) of the …

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Cymbals Eat Guitars Sign To Barsuk Records, Cover Guided By Voices’ “Gleemer”

March 7, 2011 drainu182 0

Cymbals Eat Guitars are thrilled to announce that they will be joining Barsuk Records as their newest signing. After self-releasing their stunning debut Why There Are Mountains to universal critical acclaim and touring the world for nearly two years, Cymbals Eat Guitars will be heading into the studio later this month to record with esteemed producer John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Kurt Vile). The band will be touring extensively in the Fall of 2011.

While we wait for the …

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Sasquatch Festival Lineup Announced (Foo Fighters To Headline)

February 7, 2011 drainu182 1

The 10th anniversary of Sasquatch! Music Festival will proudly feature:

Foo Fighters, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse , Wilco, The Flaming Lips (performing The Soft Bulletin & more), The Decemberists, Bright Eyes, Iron & Wine, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Bassnectar, Robyn, Flogging Molly, Death From Above 1979, Pink Martini, Cold War Kids, Old 97’s, Ratatat, Wolf Parade, Chromeo, Guided By Voices, Yeasayer, Beach House, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Local Natives, Matt & Kim, Deerhunter, Mstrkrft, Trailer Park Boys,

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Myspace To Stream Matador 21 This Weekend

September 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Matador Records, in conjunction with MySpace Music, is excited to announce the celebration of its 21st anniversary at the Palms Desert Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, from October 1-3. As a three-day festival showcasing a vast array of talent the label has worked with throughout its storied lifespan, Matador at 21: The Lost Weekend will feature a reunited Guided By Voices as well as feature sets from such legendary acts as Pavement, Superchunk, Belle & Sebastian and many …