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The Naked And Famous | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: The Naked And Famous | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: The first time I saw The Naked and Famous perform live was at Coachella this year. I was curious to see how much their stage performance had evolved from the first time I saw them perform, and I’ll have to admit that … Read More The Naked And Famous | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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Geographer | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Geographer | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: The only scheduling conflict for the entire festival for me was between Geographer’s set and The Naked And Famous’ set. Geographer started at 7pm and TNAF started at 7:25, and being  approved for a photo pass, I was instructed to be at … Read More Geographer | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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Lo-Fang | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Lo-Fang | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: A few months ago, I was at a local record store, Origami Vinyl, shopping for new wax. On display were autographed copies of a new LP by an artist I hadn’t heard of before. It’s was Lo-Fang’s debut album “Blue Film” … … Read More Lo-Fang | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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Future Islands | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Future Islands | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: To think that I almost missed out on seeing Future Islands perform at Coachella 2014. If it wasn’t for their lead singer, Sam Herring, convincing me to check them out, I would have missed out on music that I have perched high … Read More Future Islands | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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Lake Street Dive | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Lake Street Dive | Facebook | Twitter | Website INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  SETLIST (UNCONFIRMED): THOUGHTS:  Love, love, love the sound of this band! Knew absolutely nothing about them before stepping into the photo pit, but decided stay for their entire set and forego trying to photograph another band because I was loving … Read More Lake Street Dive | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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The Men | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: The Men | Website | Record Label INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Though I wasn’t able to stick around for their entire set, I was able to get a sense of what The Men were all about. Mixing elements of punk, psychadelic and classic rock into their music, the brief glimpse of them … Read More The Men | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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Midi Matilda | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Midi Matilda | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Kicking the music off on the second day of the festival was a San Francisco based band named Midi Matilda. I went to check out their set music unheard, and I left a fan.  This duo, consisting of Skyler Kilborn and Logan Grimé play … Read More Midi Matilda | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

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Beck | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Beck | Facebook | Website INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  …. you know what Beck sounds like. THOUGHTS: Beck performed at Coachella this year, but only “approved” photographers were allowed in his photo pit. I wasn’t one of those approved photographers. I was pretty bummed about it, because I’m a big fan of Beck. My … Read More Beck | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

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The Stepkids | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: The Stepkids | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: I got to their set a little late because I wanted to watch as much of Phantogram’s set as I could, but the 20 or so minutes that I got to The Stepkids live was exactly what I was expecting. Funky, … Read More The Stepkids | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

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Phantogram | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

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The Record Company | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: The Record Company | Facebook | Twitter | Website SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: The Record Company. Seeing them perform at Echo Park Rising marks the 5th time I’ve seen them live the past year and a half. Needless to say, I’m a fan of their sound. You can read my thoughts about them here, and here, and here … and … Read More The Record Company | Echo Park Rising | 8/17/14

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The Zombies | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 8/21/14 [PHOTOS]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! When I was approved to shoot The Zombies at the Santa Monica Pier, I was giddy. Being a supreme music dweeb, I was fully aware of their impact in popular music. Their sound basically redefined rock music. I’d try to wax poetic about how amazingly (and truthfully, surprisingly) they … Read More The Zombies | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 8/21/14 [PHOTOS]