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The Weeknd, Jack U headline best Hard Summer lineup to date
The Weeknd, Jack U headline best Hard Summer lineup to date

Is it right to call Hard Summer a dance music festival anymore? This year's installment of the fest -- rooted in EDM and dubstep but never totally beholden to it -- further underlines the genre-mixing habits of today's electronic music scenes. This year's bill features the moody R&B ne'er-do-well the Weeknd and Skrillex and Diplo's deliriously adventurous Jack Ü project as headliners. The undercard is just as diverse, with a bevy of important contemporary rappers and hip-hop producers (Schoolboy Q, Young Thug, DJ Mustard, ILoveMakonnen), foundational '90s club-music acts (Chemical Brothers), indie-friendly fare (Caribou, Jamie XX,...

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