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July 26th, 2010 - 1:51 am § in True/Slant

The Love Parade tragedy: 19 deaths and live music in limbo

Germany’s Love Parade, an annual dance music festival, was the scene of a terrible tragedy this weekend [via the L.A. Times]: At least 19 people reportedly died at the Love Parade, a well-known dance event in the German city of Duisburg, and more than 340 were said to be injured as the apparen[...]

July 19th, 2010 - 2:43 am § in True/Slant

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 in review

“Welcome to the magic kingdom,” said a ticket-taker at the Pitchfork Music Festival. Irony and humor aside, the volunteer’s invocation of the idea of Walt Disney World was quite apt. Music festivals – especially multi-day fests – are often not terribly pleasant experien[...]

March 31st, 2010 - 2:55 pm § in True/Slant

Lollapalooza releases lineup… in code

Lollapalooza, the gigantic three-day alternative pop music extravaganza, announced its 2010 lineup. Except you’ve probably got to be Vanna White to be able to discern who will be there from this quirky/gimmicky mess: It’s a cute concept, but you’ve got to wonder why they decided to[...]



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