Tag: Hollywood

Factory 93 Creates The Perfect Atmosphere For Solumun+1 In Los Angeles

Factory 93 has once again completely transformed a stereotypical Los Angeles venue into an underground oasis for music lovers in the heart of Hollywood. Saturday the quickly growing Insomniac brand specifically for House and Techno music aficionados took over the Hollywood Palladium, one of the oldest and most well known performances venues in Los Angeles. This venue, which opened in 1940, has featured artists like: the Tommy Dorsey band featuring Frank Sinatra, who performed the night the venue first opened its doors; iconic rock artists including The Who and Led Zeppelin; more recent pop artists like Justin Timberlake; and, this ... Read more

Vintage Photographs Of Hollywood Starlets And Their Turntables

The turntable (originally, the gramophone) has been around since 1877. With such an extensive history as a source of entertainment, musical instrument, and design accessory, it is without a doubt the machine has had some very high profile fans over the years. Here, we have come across a handful of photos, some dating back to 1925, of some of the finest and most legendary starlettes the world has seen, posing with their beloved record players and turntables. From Rita Hayworth to Billie Holiday to Marlene Dietrich and beyond, we see that the turntable has truly always been en vogue. Enjoy ... Read more

We Are Your Friends, The Accurate Trailer

The first movie focusing on the EDM scene, starring Zac Efron, just got a little more authentic with this hilarious trailer recut. We already talked about how Hollywood thinks about the Electronic Music and since the announcement of ‘We Are Your Friends’ it seemed like the movie industry realised how much potential the $20 billion industry has. But while there are many great stories about the scene, Hollywood picked one up that seems rather dull on the first look. See also: So, What Does Hollywood Think About Electronic Music Anyway? The movie, named after the Justice track, is a romantic drama about the EDM and Hollywood nightlife scene, starring Zac Efron, ... Read more

So, What Does Hollywood Think About Electronic Music Anyway?

Last week we brought you news of electronic music veteran Pete Tong’s call for an increase in dance related cinematic representations.  Essentially, Tong expressed his concern (née, frustration) with the scene’s general lack of representation, as plot-centric device, in studio produced and backed film and television content.  “It frustrates me that we haven’t made an impression in film and TV the way that genres like rock, hip-hop and R&B have. There’s no shortage of award-winning documentaries or films scored by electronic producers — so where is the cinematic reflection of our culture?”, Tong explained. Though the independent sector has slowly been turning out ... Read more