Messier Stage, Saturday – 12 August 2017
Before there was the music, there was KTown. It’s where Far East Movement formed: sneaking into bars as underage L.A. rap fiends, incinerating blunts and kicking freestyles in parking lots until the sun rose. Koreatown is where they hosted their first open mic, rocked their first show, and honed the sound that made them international superstars.
“The KTown community was a huge inspiration for us to make Far East Movement. They had our back when no one else did,” says Kev Nish, one third of the group, alongside Prohgress and DJ Virman.
Those apathetic days vanished long ago. The platinum-selling group that Spin called “EDM pioneers” boast an unrivaled resume at getting girls (and guys) on the dance floor.
Far East Movement has always had dance music in their DNA; their early breakout hit “Like a G6” established the LA trio as major dance commodities around the world. Since then their ever growing catalog of music has been supported by celebrated artists such as Skrillex, Diplo, and Afrojack. They have also performed at some of the most prestigious festivals like Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Spectrum Dance Music Festival, & Storm Festival continually showcasing FM as one of the most exciting touring acts in dance music.
Their last album, Dirty Bass spawned four singles that reached the top 10 of pop charts across the globe. The group has stayed busy this year with a slew of collaborations on reputable labels such as Ministry of Sound, Dim Mak, and Ultra.
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Swanky Tunes, Far East Movement – Entertain Us