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The drums begin in force and lead us out the main gate…

"The Loyd Family Players are an all-star ensemble of samba percussion players from throughout California who have been creating spontaneous processions on the playa for over five years."

they form a circle in the parking lot…

"In June 2005, the East Bay-based contingent started to infuse the group's traditionally Brazilian and funk-based beats with some dirty Oakland flavor: dance-floor vocals, hip-hop shout-outs, club rhythms, call-and-responses, megaphones."

and soon there's a dancer at the center

I ran out of film before going to the after-party—EcletriCity at Anon Salon back in the city. What a wild place that was! (Google "EclectriCity Anon Salon"; you'll see…)

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