Riot Fest 2018 Announces Daily Lineups, Single Day Tickets On Sale Now.

Riot Fest 2018 approaches next weekend and the bill looks stacked! The lineup features Weezer, Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Run The Jewels, Incubus, Young The Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Now. Riot Fest takes place September 14th-16th at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL. Continue reading

Tom Morello Details Solo Album To Lars Ulrich On It’s Electric Podcast

Tom Morello appeared on the new episode of Lars Ulrich’s Apple Beats 1 podcast “It’s Electric”. He discussed his debut solo album, The Atlas Underground. An all-star affair, Morello, best known for Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave and Prophets Of Rage worked with GZA, Gary Clark Jr., K. Flay, Pretty Lights, Portugal. The Man, Whethan, Marcus Mumford, Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath, Carl Restivo, Nico Stadi, Leikeli47 and Herobust on the albumWatch the interview below.

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Blink 182, Beck, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Bad Religion And More Booked For Riot Fest

 

Riot Fest had their big reveal last night, announcing the first and main wave of bands for this coming September in Chicago. Held September 14th-16th at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL the headliners include Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Incubus, Young The Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Continue reading

K.Flay – Every Where Is Some Where

Cards on the table, pop isn’t my world, but something about the second K.Flay album Every Where Is Some Where (Night Street / Interscope) piqued the interest. It’s not your standard Ghost Cult fare by any stretch, but we’re up for chucking things your way from time to time that sit outside the realms we normally cover, cos, at the end of the day, good music is good music. And while K.Flay wouldn’t be picked up by my usual radar, I’m not disappointed it did hit my desk. Continue reading

Music Video + Tour: K.Flay – Can’t Sleep + Summer Tour Dates Posted

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K.Flay is streaming the music video for “Can’t Sleep” from her debut album Life As A Dog below. She will be supporting AWOLNATION on the road this summer, as well as Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional for a handful of dates.

K.Flay confirmed U.S. Summer Tour dates:

Jun 06: Shoreline Amphitheater – Mountain View, CA (Live 105 BFD)
Jun 11: The Hollow (presented by EQX) – Albany, NY
Jun 12: Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
Jun 14: Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY (Northside Festival)
Jun 18: Mod Club – Toronto, ON (NXNE w/ Betty Who)

with Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional
Jun 19: JBL Live at Pier 97 – New York, NY (w/ Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional)
Jun 20: Penn’s Landing – Philadelphia, PA (w/ Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional)
Jun 23: LC Pavilion – Columbus, OH (w/ Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional)
Jun 25: DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI (w/ Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional)
Jun 26: FirstMerit Bank Pavilion – Chicago, IL (w/ Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional)

with AWOLNATION
Jul 05: Garrick Centre – Winnipeg, MB (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 07: Union Hall – Edmonton, AB (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 08: Flames Central – Calgary, AB (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 11: Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
Jul 13: Enso – Tulsa, OK
Jul 14: Club Dada – Dallas, TX
Jul 16: Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA
Jul 19: Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 21: Cabooze Outdoor Plaza – Minneapolis, MN (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 23: House of Blues – Chicago, IL (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 24: House of Blues – Chicago, IL (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 25: Sporting Park (Buzz Beach Ball 2015) – Kansas City, MO
Jul 26: Sokol Auditorium – Omaha, NE (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 28: Aggie Theatre – Fort Collins, CO (w/ AWOLNATION)
Jul 29: The Loading Dock – Salt Lake City
Jul 30: Knitting Factory – Reno, NV (w/ AWOLNATION)
Aug 01: Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA (w/ AWOLNATION)
Sep 05: Bumbershoot – Seattle, WA
Sep 18-20: TBD Festival – San Francisco, CA
Sep 26: Pygmalion Music Festival – Champaign, IL
Sep 27: MidPoint Music Festival – Cincinnati, OH

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North By Northeast 2015 Announce First Round Of Artists Performing

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The 2015 North By Northeast Festival has announced their first round of names of artists to perform. More names are expected to be announced but these are the first batch to be announced.The event is being held on June 17-21, 2015.

A Place To Bury Strangers (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Action Bronson (Queens, NY, United States)
Aidan Knight (Victoria, BC, Canada)
Alice Glass (DJ Set) (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Amen Dunes (New York City, NY, United States)
Anamai (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Angel Olsen (Asheville, NC, United States)
Baths (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Best Coast (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Betty Who (Sydney, Australia)
Bishop Nehru (Rockland County, NY, United States)
Blonde Redhead (New York City, NY, United States)
Cathedrals (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Cauldron (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Coliseum (Louisville, KY, United States)
Container (Providence, RI, United States)
Deafheaven (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Dilly Dally (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Dinner (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Glass Animals (Oxford, UK)
The Gories (Detroit, MI, United States)
HEALTH (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Heems (Queens, NY, United States)
Hundred Waters (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Ibeyi (Paris, France)
Iceage (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Jacco Gardner (Hoorn, Netherlands)
Jessica Pratt (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
K.Flay (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Kate Tempest (London, UK)
Liturgy (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Lower Dens (Baltimore, MD, United States)
Lydia Ainsworth (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Majical Cloudz (Montreal, QC, Canada)
Mise en Scene (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)
The New Pornographers (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
No Joy (Montreal, QC, Canada)
Obliterations (Los Angeles, CA, California)
Odonis Odonis (Toronto, ON, Canada)
OM (San Francisco, CA, United States)
Pentagram (Alexandria, VA, United States)
Rae Sremmurd (Tupelo, MS, United States)
Real Estate (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Ryley Walker (Chicago, IL, United States)
San Fermin (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Sannhet (Brooklyn, NY, United States)
Son Lux (New York City, NY, United States)
Tink (Chicago, IL, United States)
Ty Dolla $ign (Los Angeles, CA, United States)
UNiiQU3 (Newark, NJ, United States)
USA Out Of Vietnam (Montreal, QC, Canada)
Vince Staples (Long Beach, CA, United States)
White Lung (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Zola Jesus (United States)

Jam In The Van To Set Up At South By Southwest

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Jam In The Van, the world’s first solar powered mobile music studio and discovery platform has partnered with GQ to showcase 40 plus bands at the GQ X JAM IN THE VAN HOUSE at South By Southwest music festival in Austin, TX, March 18-22, 2015.

Beginning next Wednesday (March 18, 2015), GQ x JAM IN THE VAN HOUSE will host JAM IN THE VAN sessions for a week straight, featuring performance by:

Plain White T’s, Surfer Blood, The Mowgli’s, Cody Simpson, The Sheepdogs, K. Flay, X Ambassadors, Juicebox The Ghost, Colony House, Zella Das, American Aquarium, Alberta Cross, Stop Light Observations, Kopecky, Jamestown Revival, Diarrhea Revival, Sons of Bill, Matthew E White, Futurebirds, Natural Child, White Mystery, Dorothy, Wild Ones, Knox Hamilton, Black Cadillacs, Lee Bains III and the Glory Fides, Andrew Combs, The Bros. Landreth, Son Little, Horse Thief, T Hardy Morris and the Hard Knock, Fort Lean Water Liars, Joseph Bloods, The Black and the White, Love and the Zealous, Def Perception, Great Peacock, Hollis Brown and Ivory Deville.

GQ X SXSW live jam in the van sessions

In addition, the GQ x JAM IN THE VAN HOUSE will produce a live showcase sponsored by Swatch on Friday, March 20, jam-packed with performances by American Aquarium, Alberta Cross, Ivory Deville, Stop Light Observations, T. Hardy Morris and the Hard Knocks, and The Black Cadillacs. Also featured at the house: an NCAA Tournament viewing room presented by Toshiba, a pool, photo booths from HISY and FotoFwd, alcoholic beverages provided by Lagunitas Beer, Dark Horse Wine, Tito’s Vodka, Stillhouse Whiskey, non-alcoholic beverages provided by AQUAhydrate and Chameleon Coffee, a s’mores station from Dark Horse Wine by the fire pit, and a gear station for artists to try out new products from Orange Amps, Guild Guitars, Cordoba Guitars and MXL Microphones. Swatch, Skull Candy and Dahrma Eyewear. JAM IN THE VAN will also be gifting select artists who stop by.

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