Sun God Festival 2013

Go inside UCSD's student-only music festival, with performances by Kendrick Lamar, Portugal. The Man, DJ Adrian Lux and many others.

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Sun God, UCSD's annual music extravaganza, took place on May 17, 2013.
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Lamar's latest record, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, was one of the most critically acclaimed hip-hop albums of last year.
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On "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Lamar collaborated with West Coast rap legend Dr. Dre.
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Lamar is one of the main forces behind the L.A. hip-hop revival.
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Lamar released his first rap mix tape when he was just 16 years old.
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A shot of the Midway Tent, where the magic -- and comedy, and circus acts -- happen.
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Portugal. The Man was among the headlining acts at the main stage at the festival.
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Portugal. The Man began making music together in Alaska while still in high school.
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Their seventh studio album, Evil Friends, was co-produced by Danger Mouse.
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Swedish DJ Adrian Lux took to the dance stage after the sun went down.
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Andrew McMahon of Something Corporate and Jack's Mannequin played an early evening set.
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McMahon was involved with the soundtrack for NBC's Smash.
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McMahon suffers from leukemia. His illness and treatment were covered in the 2009 Warner Bros documentary Dear Jack.
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Detroit native Danny Brown filled out the hip-hop contingent of the festival.
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Brown's 2011 album, XXX, was selected as Spin magazine's No. 1 hip-hop album of the year.
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Youngblood Hawke's daytime set warmed up the crowd.
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The Los Angeles inhabitants describe their music as "maximalist pop."
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UCSD Battle of the Bands winner Soda Pants got the chance to be the opening act at the festival.
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