Tag: culture collide

Cloud Nothings | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Cloud Nothings | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  PHOTOS: VIDEO: To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE

Gossling | Culture Collide | TAIX “Champagne Room” | 10/17/14 [Review, Vid & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Gossling | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] Gossling is a tall brunette Australian who starts off taking the helm behind a keyboard at the front of the stage. The first thing you notice when she opens her mouth is what … Read More Gossling | Culture Collide | TAIX “Champagne Room” | 10/17/14 [Review, Vid & Photos]

Beat Connection | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review, Vid & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Beat Connection | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] They had a Jamiroquai-esque sound but didn’t feel super-derivative. Melodic lyrics floated over a heavy drum beat. Good dance vibe for a crowd that was starting to hit critical mass for getting dancey. … Read More Beat Connection | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review, Vid & Photos]

Level & Tyson | Culture Collide | The Methodist Church of Echo Park | 10/17/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Level & Tyson | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] This time there were a couple girls on stage, which was pretty rad. I’m always stoked to see some gender plurality in a band.  A short-haired pixie on the bass and a … Read More Level & Tyson | Culture Collide | The Methodist Church of Echo Park | 10/17/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

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The Mercy Beat | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  The Mercy Beat | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] Mercy Beats was already playing and the crowd was slowly starting to fill out a bit […] Dude on vocals was hitting a lot of clean high notes over a retro 80s pop … Read More The Mercy Beat | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review & Photos]

Fractures | Culture Collide | The Methodist Church of Echo Park | 10/17/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Fractures | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] The singer managed to hold some notes in the upper register that were compelling and reinforced the emotional tone of the composition – a pensive, meditative, self-reflective vibe. […] The band is a group … Read More Fractures | Culture Collide | The Methodist Church of Echo Park | 10/17/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

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REVIEW | Culture Collide | Los Angeles | 10/17/14

To Check Out Photo And Other Goodies Of Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE Written by: M. Sloves For an amateur music head, festivals are a pretty failsafe formula. Kickass headliners, serviceable undercards, and a couple nuggets and curiosities in the lower tier. You know there’ll be a few turds but that’s what beer breaks are for, right? Different story when the whole … Read More REVIEW | Culture Collide | Los Angeles | 10/17/14

MØ | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  MØ | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS:  I’d thought that I’d be over female fronted, beat-driven, electro pop, but wow … MØ was something else. Her live show was something fierce. She may have been criticized for her “off” performance with Iggy Azalea on Saturday Night Live, but I’ve witnessed MØ performing live, and she is a … Read More MØ | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

De Lux | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Band We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: De Lux | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: I don’t know how many times can I say it. I love this band. When I first saw them play opening for Omar Souleyman, I knew that I’d have to see them play again. Catching them at Culture Collide was my third time this year (the second … Read More De Lux | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

Holy Child | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Band We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: Holy Child | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Holy Child is a lot of fun. If you’re looking for uptempo, energetic pop music with a beat, this is the band for you. They call their music “brat pop”, and I really couldn’t argue with the categorization. Their front woman, Liz, is a sprite full … Read More Holy Child | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

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Culture Collide 2014 | October 16-18 [Homepage]

If you are music lover living in Los Angeles, and you failed to take advantage of the musical offerings from all around the world at Culture Collide for $30, shame on you.   Now in its fifth year, Culture Collide took over the Echo Park area of Sunset Boulevard with a diverse plethora of bands from around the globe. Bands traveled from Korea, Peru, … Read More Culture Collide 2014 | October 16-18 [Homepage]

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Culture Collide | Los Angeles | October 16 – 18, 2014 [Preview]

One of the more intriguing music festivals to hit Los Angeles is Culture Collide. Now in its fifth year, it’s a music festival that offers attendees the chance to pick among over 60 bands, curated from around the world. Last year, I was able to “discover” a handful of foreign acts like IZA and Jacco Gardner while rediscovering bands like Medicine.   Clearly, De Lux, Cloud Nothings and … Read More Culture Collide | Los Angeles | October 16 – 18, 2014 [Preview]