Author: Jaime Lewis

Festival Review: Missy Elliott has Beyoncé dancing, while Frank Ocean serenades Brad Pitt at LA’s FYF Fest this weekend

July 24, 2017

From its humble beginnings as a one-night showcase at LA club The Echo, FYF Fest has evolved both in venue and scope with a diverse lineup spanning 3 days at Downtown’s Exposition Park. Day One’s Friday afternoon began with the punch of Sydney’s own Royal Headache, followed by the soothing touch of Canadian outfit BADBADNOTGOOD, whose […]

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Here’s what Missy Elliot played at her first US show in ten years

July 23, 2017

Emerging from a neon box, decked from head to toe in diamantes, sequins and pearls and donning a cap that clearly read QUEEN, Missy Elliott made her return to U.S stages in nearly a decade felt by one and all at the FYF Fest’s opening night on Friday in Los Angeles. Kicking things off with […]

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We meet the Israeli band chosen by Radiohead to tour the USA with them: Dudu Tassa & The Kuwaitis

May 12, 2017

Using his ancestors’ compositions as the basis for their music, Israel-based band Dudu Tassa & The Kuwaitis are earning new fans all over as they join Radiohead across their extensive 2017 US tour – personally chosen by the group to do so. While at Coachella, where they helped open the festival, I sat down with […]

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The Lemon Twigs (USA) talk new music plans and why you should see them at Splendour in the Grass

May 4, 2017

Backstage during Coachella‘s second weekend, we caught up with The Lemon Twigs, brothers Michael and Brian D’Addario. Their 2016 album Do Hollywood made its way onto many a ‘Best Of’ list and as for their live shows? Well, the brothers have been garnering a solid reputation as one of New York’s finest emerging bands. You guys really foster a reputation of […]

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