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Mad Decent Block Party ‘15 is Almost Upon Us

Mad Decent's annual EDM/hip-hop festival will hit 18 cities in North America during August and September.

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Video Games: Rating the Major Studios’ E3 Press Conferences

After checking out the trailers, awkward talks and marketing gimmicks, here’s how the machines that run most of the industry did on its largest stage, E3.

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22 Jun 2015 // 2:21 PM

EDC Serves As a Barometer of Mainstream Dance Music’s Mood

LAS VEGAS — On top of a row of rusty shipping containers at Electric Daisy Carnival, a couple of burned-out cars were covered in graffiti. In

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Los Angeles Film Festival Reboots With Focus on Discovery, World Premieres

With a new programming team and revitalized sense of purpose, the Los Angeles Film Festival launches its 21st edition this week with a reinvigorated mission.

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9 Jun 2015 // 12:28 PM

N.W.A. Reuniting for BET Festival

Three surviving members of the group N.W.A., which defined West Coast gangsta rap and forever changed American music culture, will reunite for a performance at the BET Experience in Los Angeles on June 27.

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Mutual Fans Franz Ferdinand and Sparks Team for ‘FFS’ Album and Tour

This week, the bands that span two generations and two continents are releasing FFS, a full album of songs written and recorded together after more than a decade of appreciating each other’s music from afar.

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Deep End Sessions Puts on Fine Roots Music Shows in Intimate House Concerts

This very intimate show is the brainchild of David Bunn, an artist and citrus farmer in Santa Paula who for the last six months has hosted a series of concerts in his living room.

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26 May 2015 // 12:30 PM

U2 Aims for Intimacy, Presence on Latest Tour

“We build our songs so they don’t get worn out quickly,” the Edge said, “and often, that means that they take a little longer to connect.”

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Cannes 2015: Laszlo Nemes’ Distinctly Visceral Take on the Holocaust Gets Audiences Talking

Son of Saul, a movie from Hungarian filmmaker Laszlo Nemes, has become the consensus Cannes breakout.

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20 May 2015 // 2:05 PM

China Is the Latest Market for Comic-con Organizers to Conquer

Forty-five years after Comic-Con International launched as a little gathering in San Diego, later exploding into a pop-culture juggernaut spawning dozens of similar events around the US, the phenomenon is going global.

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Stirring Up eSports Drama: The 2015 League of Legends World Championship

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"Let’s put the pitchforks down and enjoy the game.

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