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July 4, 2005 | Steve Baltin, Special to The Times
Dance music promoter Go Ventures has enjoyed great success creating holiday-themed dance festivals with Monster Massive (Halloween) and Together as One (New Year's Eve). With those under its belt, the company expanded its repertoire Saturday with a new Fourth of July-related event, the Independance Festival. Held in the Coliseum before what looked to be a few thousand fans, the nine-hour bill featured an international array of DJ talent, headlined by German trance favorite Paul Van Dyk.
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December 16, 2011 | By Jason Gelt, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Hot Dance Music! Champagne! Porn stars! Oceanliners! New Year's Eve is the best night of the year in L.A., and whether you're looking to party with tens of thousands of your closest friends, laugh with your kids, or meditate to candlelight through year's close, we've got your night sorted. Angelenos are a particularly party-hearty lot, and we've combed through a night teeming with chances to wear your party gown, don a stupid hat, pop champagne, dance yourself silly and wipe the slate clean with either a bang or a whimper.
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October 23, 2003 | Annie Zaleski, Special to The Times
Growing up in communist East Berlin during the 1980s before the fall of the Berlin Wall, pioneering German electronic artist-DJ Paul van Dyk relied solely on what he calls "the actual waveform of music which came through the radio" to discover and fall in love with bands like New Order and the Smiths.
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June 25, 2009 | Ramie Becker
Just in time for the June gloom to lift and the weather to turn hot, the country's biggest dance party returns to steam up the night-life scene. The 13th annual Electric Daisy Carnival is back at the L.A. Coliseum, this time with an expanded lineup sprawling over two days, Friday and Saturday, filling the massive venue with dance music, art installations, carnival rides and live performances, all happening simultaneously on six themed stages.
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December 27, 2001 | STEVE BALTIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As three of the world's top-drawing DJs, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk and Sasha had their choice of almost any gig on the globe for New Year's Eve, the dance world's ultimate party night. London, Buenos Aires, Sydney and other meccas of this music beckoned, but all three stars will be in Los Angeles come Monday, at either the Spundae-sponsored Center of the Universe on Hollywood Boulevard or the Giant-produced Giant Village on the grounds of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 16, 2011 | By Jason Gelt, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Hot Dance Music! Champagne! Porn stars! Oceanliners! New Year's Eve is the best night of the year in L.A., and whether you're looking to party with tens of thousands of your closest friends, laugh with your kids, or meditate to candlelight through year's close, we've got your night sorted. Angelenos are a particularly party-hearty lot, and we've combed through a night teeming with chances to wear your party gown, don a stupid hat, pop champagne, dance yourself silly and wipe the slate clean with either a bang or a whimper.
TRAVEL
February 12, 2006
The Berlin-based DJ, who spins all over the globe, was nominated for a Grammy for dance/electronic album in 2004. He performs Friday at the Vanguard Hollywood. "When I play in San Diego and I drive there from L.A., I get off the highway about 45 minutes before I get to San Diego, in San Clemente. It's really amazing -- more like a little village than a city. And at the Fishermans Restaurant & Bar you can sit right by the sea and eat fish.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 25, 2009 | Ramie Becker
Just in time for the June gloom to lift and the weather to turn hot, the country's biggest dance party returns to steam up the night-life scene. The 13th annual Electric Daisy Carnival is back at the L.A. Coliseum, this time with an expanded lineup sprawling over two days, Friday and Saturday, filling the massive venue with dance music, art installations, carnival rides and live performances, all happening simultaneously on six themed stages.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 8, 2001
The Avalanches, "Since I Left You," London/Sire Tony Bennett, "Playin' With My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues," Columbia Dr.
NEWS
October 26, 2006
Not everybody will be waiting until Tuesday to get their Halloween costumes on and the parties rolling, and by far the biggest in Southern California is Monster Massive, the annual dance music extravaganza that drew 18,000 revelers last year. There will be some haunted house music, along with trance, electro, drum-and-bass and other subgenres from a DJ lineup that includes Paul van Dyk, Armin Van Buuren, Felix da Housecat, Fischerspooner, Klute, Reza, Junior Sanchez and others.
TRAVEL
February 12, 2006
The Berlin-based DJ, who spins all over the globe, was nominated for a Grammy for dance/electronic album in 2004. He performs Friday at the Vanguard Hollywood. "When I play in San Diego and I drive there from L.A., I get off the highway about 45 minutes before I get to San Diego, in San Clemente. It's really amazing -- more like a little village than a city. And at the Fishermans Restaurant & Bar you can sit right by the sea and eat fish.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 4, 2005 | Steve Baltin, Special to The Times
Dance music promoter Go Ventures has enjoyed great success creating holiday-themed dance festivals with Monster Massive (Halloween) and Together as One (New Year's Eve). With those under its belt, the company expanded its repertoire Saturday with a new Fourth of July-related event, the Independance Festival. Held in the Coliseum before what looked to be a few thousand fans, the nine-hour bill featured an international array of DJ talent, headlined by German trance favorite Paul Van Dyk.
NEWS
October 23, 2003 | Annie Zaleski, Special to The Times
Growing up in communist East Berlin during the 1980s before the fall of the Berlin Wall, pioneering German electronic artist-DJ Paul van Dyk relied solely on what he calls "the actual waveform of music which came through the radio" to discover and fall in love with bands like New Order and the Smiths.
NEWS
December 27, 2001 | STEVE BALTIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As three of the world's top-drawing DJs, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk and Sasha had their choice of almost any gig on the globe for New Year's Eve, the dance world's ultimate party night. London, Buenos Aires, Sydney and other meccas of this music beckoned, but all three stars will be in Los Angeles come Monday, at either the Spundae-sponsored Center of the Universe on Hollywood Boulevard or the Giant-produced Giant Village on the grounds of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
NEWS
February 5, 2004
Whether Rock the Vote can affect the political process remains to be seen, but the nonpartisan organization sure can pack Hollywood's entertainment venues. The program DJs Rock the Vote, headlined by German dance music guru Paul Van Dyk, is sold out, although a spokesperson said Wednesday that "about 100" VIP tickets remained for the show tonight at the Avalon Hollywood. And the 11th Annual Rock the Vote Awards show Saturday at the Palladium is nearing a sellout.
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May 4, 2004 | Steve Baltin, Special to The Times
No dance music act stood out Sunday at Coachella the way Kraftwerk did Saturday, but the diversity of the second day's lineup kept fans' enthusiasm level high despite the sweltering heat. German DJ Paul Van Dyk, in his Coachella debut, justified high expectations with a set that started heavy on the large synthesizers of trance before melding into some of the warmer sounds found on last year's studio effort, "Reflections."
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