Lollapalooza Day 3

The marathon that is a music festival has many twists and turns, and the foremost lesson I’ve learned from attending music festivals like this weekend’s Lollapalooza, especially this Lollapalooza, is learning how to adjust on the fly. At large scale events like this, there are a multitude of elements that just aren’t within your control, and you just have to deal with them as they come. Namely, I’m referring to the weather. Oh, yeah, the weather.

The clouds just before the first big rainstorm. Photo by Joey Pangilinan.

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The French House style (sometimes called French Touch) in dance music was emblazoned and popularized in the minds of music lovers in the 1990s mostly because of Daft Punk. Fast forward to over a decade later, and French House is still popular as ever. Daft Punk’s former manager Busy P is now running the dance label Ed Banger Records. So it’s really no surprise that the French Touch continues on. Part of the stable of artist at Ed Banger includes Busy P himself, Justice and SebastiAn.

Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to see some of my most favorite DJ-acts including Boys Noize, A-Trak and of course Justice. SebastiAn on the other hand, is one of those few that I have yet to see, and am completely dying for an opportunity to see live and in person.

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