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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Angel Deradoorian is best known for her work with Dirty Projectors. She currently plays in a band called Slasher Flicks with Animal Collective’s Avey Tare, and released her debut, full-length solo album, The Expanding Flower Planet under the project name Deradoorian in 2015, to wide critical acclaim. Her latest EP Eternal Recurrence is out October 2017.
Photo credit: Camilo Fuentealba

city guide:
Los Angeles, CA
Go Get Em Tiger
Relaxed wraparound counter dispensing sophisticated coffee & tea creations & pastries.
317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
L&E Oyster Bar
Fresh oysters, shipped in daily, plus clam chowder & small plates, in a classy, cozy setting.
1637 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
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Smog Cutter
Long-standing bar packs a boisterous crowd for karaoke & cocktails in a tiny, no-nonsense setting.
864 N Virgil Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA
4100 Bar

Serving the neighborhood of Silver Lake, 4100 bar offers handcrafted cocktails in a chill, inviting atmosphere. Stop by on the weekends for some excellent BBQ served up by Barbeque Pit Stop.

1087 Manzanita St, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA
Eagle Rock Brewery
Chill taproom pouring house beers & flights in a spare space with food trucks in the parking lot.
3056 Roswell St, Los Angeles, CA 90065, USA
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Lively, gay-friendly bar with an unpretentious vibe, tiny dance floor & well-stocked jukebox.
4356 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA
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Amoeba Music LA
Music fans head to this bustling shop for its huge selection of vinyl, video & CDs, plus live shows. "Amoeba Records was my favorite (RIP). The last record I bought there was Prince's Purple Rain." - Kaleena Zander  
6400 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
Max Karaoke
Located  in the Little Tokyo Shopping Center downtown. Bring your own booze, and scope out their new additions to their song catalog online beforehand.  

333 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
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The Dresden
Featured in the film "Swingers," this throwback lounge offers classic Continental eats & live music.
1760 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
2-story vintage store carrying clothing, shoes & accessories for men & women, plus designer pieces.
1800 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
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Walt Disney Concert Hall
Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall (WDCH) is an internationally recognized architectural landmark and one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world.
111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
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Silverlake Farmers Market
On Tuesdays and Saturdays, right in the heart of Silverlake, this market features fresh local produce, vintage clothing, ready-to-eat meals and more.
3700 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
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Taco Zone
Popular taco truck located in the Von's parking lot in Echo Park.
1342 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Melrose Trading Post
Open-air market on Sunday mornings featuring antiques vendors, vintage fare, and more.
7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
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