Review: Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival

(photo: Priscilla Rodriguez) As someone who doesn’t know a whole lot about EDM, Porter Robinson’s Second Sky Festival at Oakland’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park was a great gateway for those unfamiliar with the genre. 10 acts took the stage throughout the day, most new to me except when the special guest showed up and turned out to be Skrillex. The crowd went crazy. That was the one artist that I’ve actually spent hours listening to years ago and it was the point I really started to feel the groove. (For an idea of the contrast of my taste in genres, [...]

Noise Pop 2012: Porter Robinson @ Fox Theater 2/24/12

"Where's Porter?" "When is Porter going on?" "Has anyone seen Porter?" "PORTER, BROOOOOO!" Electro-house/dubstep DJ and producer Porter Robinson may have one of the most loyal fan bases in EDM, as witnessed Friday night at his nearly sold-out Noise Pop show at the Fox Theater. Of all the Noise Pop shows in 2012, this one seemed to produce the most raising of eyebrows, especially if you have kept tabs on the 19-year-old's meteoric rise to fame over the past two years. At 19 years of age, Porter Robinson shouldn't even be able to legally enter a majority of the clubs he [...]

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