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•Brunch and Almost Holden Collection (top right) with Reid Speed and Peter Hook and the Light (top left) performing the first two New Order albums at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday September 21. 2013. •The Vaccines (bottom left) and Chain Gang of 1974 (bottom right) with Curt Barlage of the Bixby Knolls at Mayan Theatre on Sunday September 22, 2013. •Moby (top middle) acoustic performance at Sonos Studios on Monday September 23, 2013.
Check out some of the latest releases from Reid Speed’s Play Me Records on SoundCloud.
Watch 20 minutes of Peter Hook and the Light’s performance at the Splendour Festival in Nottingham, UK this past July.
Watch The Vaccines’ “Melody Calling” from their recent EP of the same name.
Listen to the Blood Diamonds remix of Chain Gang of 1974’s “Miko” on SoundCloud.
Watch the Bixby Knolls video for “Through The Cracks.”
Watch Moby perform “A Perfect Life” from that evening at Sonos Studios.