“What kind of rave ends at 11?”
The question posed by a straggly bearded bro on the Hard Summer shuttle bus was one of many heading into the South El Monte festival’s first day over the weekend. Another: Why did the New York rap collective A$AP Mob hold such an elevated spot on the lineup, given the event's emphasis on electronic dance music?
Whittier Narrows Recreation Area hosted the electronic jamboree, and masses of EDM fanatics raged on the festival grounds among DJs and carnival rides.
Many female attendees strolled from stage to stage wearing scant two-pieces and woolly boots, looking as if they had fused their most seductive lingerie with a...