Twin festivals Reading & Leeds announce their lineups for August 24th-26th. Kasabian, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, The Cure, Florence & The Machine, The Shins, Justice, Foster The People, The Horrors, Azealia Banks, OFWGKTA and so forth.
This Week: The Shins are back with their first album in five years and only James Mercer; White Hills bring another stoner monster; Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo explores the singer / songwriter element; Brooklyn electronic duo Tanlines bring heart to the dancefloor.
For the upcoming Saint Patrick’s Day holiday DJ Eclipse put together a mix celebrating all things Irish, as well as a homage of sorts for Danny Boy from House of Pain. U2, Sinead O’Connor, the Pogues, Lordz of Brooklyn and House of Pain (duh) all make appearances. Sláinte!
Houston, TX is the place to be June 2nd & 3rd for the Free Press Summer Fest: The Avett Brothers, Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Primus, Flaming Lips, Afrojack, Major Lazer, Best Coast, Danny Brown, Shabazz Palaces, Diplo, JEFF The Brotherhood and lots more.
Check out some behind the scenes images for the upcoming blockbuster Marvel’s The Avengers. The all-star cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston. In Theaters May 4th.
Since his tragic death from cancer at age 32, comedian Bill Hicks’s legend and stature have only grown. This documentary tells his story, blending live footage with interviews and animation to fill in the details of a life cut short. Watch the film here.
Okay, let’s preface this one by saying all these woman are exceptionally talented and deserve to be the acclaimed artists they are. They also happen to be extremely hot. These are essentially the two forces that make up the ultimate indie music babe, and it’s time we declare our crushes.
Washington DC’s Sweetlife Food & Music Festival is back for another year at Meriweather Post Pavilion. This year’s artists include AVICII, A$AP Rocky, The Shins, Kid Cudi, Explosions in the Sky and more.