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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!
Man Man

Originally hailing from Philadelphia, Man Man sounds native to another planet.  Incorporating a wide variety of brass and woodwind instruments into their sound, they definitely have earned the right to label their music as experimental rock.

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Los Angeles, CA
bar
Jay’s Bar
Gastropub offering whiskey, craft beers on tap & comfort food.
4321-4343 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA
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Vacation Vinyl
Record store specializing in new & used vinyl & cassettes.
3815 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
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Gimme Gimme Records
Awesome record store with many hard-to-find LPs. 
5810 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA
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lodging
Miyako Hotel
This contemporary hotel fronted by a towering wooden pagoda in the Little Tokyo Historic District is a block from the Japanese American National Museum and the closest light-rail station.
328 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
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landmark
Watts Towers
The Watts Towers, Towers of Simon Rodia, or Nuestro Pueblo ("our town"), are a collection of 17 interconnected sculptural structures within the Simon Rodia State Historic Park. The towers were designed and constructed solely by Sabato Rodia over a period of 33 years, from 1921 to 1954, and are an example of Italian-American naïve art. Materials include steel rebar, concrete wrapped with wire mesh and pieces of porcelain, tile, and glass. The structures are decorated with found objects, including bottles, ceramic tiles, seashells, figurines, mirrors, and much more.
1727 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002, USA
venue
The Echo
Music venue and nightclub in Echo Park known for their punk rock shows and monthly dance parties like the popular Emo Nite, which attract long lines of fans.
1822 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
food
Taco Zone
Popular taco truck located in the Von's parking lot in Echo Park.
1342 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
food
Mom’s Tamales
Family-run kitchen fixing up handmade tamales & traditional Mexican eats for breakfast & lunch.
3328 Pasadena Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90031, USA
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shopping
Jacknife Records & Tapes
New, used & rare LPs, CDs, cassettes, vintage clothing & posters.
3149 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039, USA
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bar
Redwood Bar & Grill

Festive Downtown institution offering pub grub & live music in a sunken pirate ship setting.

316 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
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Tiki-Ti’s
Tropical drinks and tikis everywhere!
4427 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
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artist guide
Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
Man Man
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