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FYF 2013: Making space for other kinds of electronic music
FYF 2013: Making space for other kinds of electronic music

There’s a difference between “electronic music” and “dance music,” and the FYF Fest has long lived in the spaces between them. Maybe FYF’s bookers don’t have a particular interest in more orthodox dance music styles, or perhaps the know they can’t compete with the likes of Hard in that arena. Maybe the audiences are too different to have much crossover. But for what it’s worth, FYF is one of the last local holdouts in the onslaught of DJ culture on outdoor music fests, and Saturday’s lineup proved that there were real fest-culture reasons for it. There were a few acts booked that might have had some Hard crossover potential -- the excellent vintage roller rink-era Horse Meat Disco troupe...

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