I don’t post music videos very often, but Friendly Fires‘ video for “Hurting” is especially memorable. Killer dance moves, crazy special effects and the irresistible grooves all add up a visual interpretation worth watching many times over. Pick up Friendly Fires’ criminally underrated album Pala here.
photo via John Ruby Oh hey there. Plenty of established acts and lots of new artists on this edition. Reptar wins for best new band name though. You wouldn’t know it if you get hypnotized by the pulsing synth of “The Dauphin”, but Young Digerati gets sadistic about women flocking from his “valley” to Southern […]
Perry Farell & company announced the schedule for Lolla ’09 last week. I officially ruled out my attendance for this year’s fest in Chi-town, but I still like to plan I am (Sunday’s overlapping artists would give me a panic attack). I decided it might be best to those who will be attending, give their […]
This round is a little less “melon collie” (as Logan put it) and a little more diverse. Alice Russell joins the growing list of British soul singers I’m starting to confuse with one another. The welcome return of Phoenix (“1901”), Razorlight (“North London Trash”) and Jack Penate (“Tonight’s Today”). A couple of “growers” are the […]
I know I get pretty excited about festival lineups, even though I’ve only been to one, but I can dream can’t I? The Coachella lineup was just released and it looks nothing less than stellar. This desert music fest takes place in Indio, CA and has been around since 1999 (headliners were Beck, Rage Against […]