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all sticky and smelly after this 3-day extravaganza
after all, I was originally here for the music
these daredevils, who are risking to break their neck on concrete for fun
it has grown to a much more global celebration with music and sport
an abundance of dopamine-launching riffs
A special 3-day Girlschool 2018 at the Bootleg, featuring Shirley Manson
I have seen all these bands this year with a few exceptions
The Birth Defects redefine raw power
The Birth Defects are playing at the Hi Hat on Friday
so I climbed on the stage, and found a good spot just behind the musicians, observing the incessant crowd surfing, thrilled by the experience and their dark-wave punk sound. It was the perfect ending for this Echo Park Rising, which was attended by 10,000 people according to the news, a really impressive number for a neighborhood festival, free for all, with no big stars or big names, just local bands, but a ton of them celebrating the rich diversity of Echo Park.
It’s all fuzzy in my head now, just like the guitars of Gateway Drugs, my memories in my brain are very loud just like The Birth Defects’ heavy riffs, and I have a hang over, but honestly I probably feel much better than this Sloppy Jane front girl! Man, did this crazy woman put up a trashy riot if I’ve ever seen one!