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Live review: HARD's Day of the Dead
Live review: HARD's Day of the Dead

It’s probably no coincidence that Maya Jane Coles, the 24-year-old British-Japanese producer and one of very few female artists on the bill at Saturday’s HARD Day of the Dead, helmed the best set of the night. On a bill devoted to skull-knocking techno and dubstep from genre staples such as Justice and newcomer Knife Party, Coles’ set of deep and entrancing house was more than a palate-cleanser from the sternum-punch bass drops shaking L.A. State Historic Park. The rich mystery of her mixes (she’s remixed Florence & the Machine and Lianne La Havas) was stark evidence of the “dude problem” in the ascent of electronic dance music in America, and what...

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