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From 5pm on August 3 until the early hours, electronic dance music festival HARD Summer hit the Los Angeles State Historic Park in all its neon-spandex, fuzzy-booted glory.

The Red Bull Music Academy Discotheque also got down, as acts from many different genres came together to celebrate the diversity of modern music.

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The fifth annual HARD Summer festival showcased an international line-up (Sweden's Miike Snow and Little Dragon, Germany's Boys Noize and the UK's Bloc Party were among the attendees) and a mix of genres.

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DJ James Murphy was among the artists appearing on the Red Bull Music Academy bill as 50,000 fans partied the night away.

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Also making an appearance were the electronic duo, Chromeo...

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... and the brilliant(ine) Brenmar

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... AND one of the grandmasters of funk, Bootsy Collins, appearing here in typically understated fashion with Funk Unity.

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