Self Help Festival @ Festival Pier At Penn’s Landing

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The second Self Help Fest took place months after its premiere early last year in California. Hitting the Northeast hard, the festival was headlined by A Day To Remember, who brought along Self Help alum Bring Me The Horizon and a full lineup that spanned the entire day.

Along …

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An Interview with DJ Prime: Never On Pause

While some of us have problems keeping a couple events straight on our calendars, New Jersey-based DJ Prime’s schedule would boggle one’s mind. Just as effortlessly he mixes tracks from his arsenal, Prime manages to balance his time between radio shows, concerts, DJing for Giants home games and releasing single …

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Steve Aoki/Pharrell @ Pier 94

NEW YORK, NY—Ending the Pier Of Fear series for this Halloween season was a show from dance music artist and party starter Steve Aoki for his Aokify tour. Bringing along several friends each night, I attended the second evening featuring Rune RK, Waka Flocka Flame, Borgore and Pharrell. This was …

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Placebo @ Terminal 5

NEW YORK, NY—Singer Brian Molko commented early on in the evening that it had been six years since he and bandmates of British group Placebo played an American stage. The evening was one of two performances this year for the band on U.S. soil and also happened to be part …

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Electric Zoo @ Randall’s Island

NEW YORK, NY—The fifth installment of Electric Zoo was set to outdo previous years, expanding the grounds with a second main stage. A heavy lineup of the biggest names in the EDM scene spanned over three days and there were a couple artists performing incognito. However, the weekend took a …

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An Interview with Tiesto: The New King

Dutch artist Tiesto has picked up quite the number of titles along the path of his long career, even earning the title of Forbes’ “World’s Highest Paid DJ” last year. It almost seems fitting that he’ll be taking up a new profession for one night only in the city …

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IAMX @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—All senses were catered to by IAMX at the Irving Plaza stop of the Animal Impulses Tour. New material was presented to appease the ears, a visual parade of lights made it a crime if you missed one moment, the crowd danced hypnotically to get closer to touch singer …

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Interview with Lights: Stronger In Numbers

The first day of the spring tour for Canadian electro-pop musician Lights coincides with the release of her acoustic version of the 2011 album, Siberia. Properly titled Siberia Acoustic, the new album from Lights isn’t a simple stripped down version, but rather, as she puts it, “an entirely different …

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Twins Of Evil Tour @ Hammerstein Ballroom

MANHATTAN, NY—Calling themselves the “Twins Of Evil” was a bit misleading with quite the polar opposite sets from Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie. Each brought the grim and horror of the upcoming Halloween season in their own ways, with Manson’s set being a bit more understated than his tour mate’s. …

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Electric Zoo @ Randall’s Island Park

NEW YORK, NY—Looks like the word is out on Electric Zoo. This year’s dance music festival was bursting at the seams with concertgoers, making the already large concert space on Randall’s Island almost impossible to move about. And this is why the only thing you could do was join in …

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