Coachella has officially announced the lineup for this year’s festival: Radiohead, The Black Keys, Bon Iver, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, M83, Arctic Monkeys, Girl Talk, The Weeknd, Buzzcocks, Justice, A$AP Rocky, Girls, Cat Power, Neon Indian, Justice, WU LYF and it just keeps going.
To conclude our coverage of everything next-level in 2011, these are the eleven most compelling “breakout” acts of the year.
A clip from indie-punkster EMA, covering the improvised jam from Nirvana’s Nevermind. This track and others are available on Spin’s Newermind: A Tribute Album To Nirvana’s Nevermind, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the album. You can download the album free at spin.com.
Nirvana’s Nevermind turns 20 years old on September 21st. Leading up to the big anniversary, Spin has put out this free tribute album with 13 artists performing each of Nevermind’s 13 tracks in their original order. Artists include Titus Andronicus, EMA, Surfer Blood, and Nirvana favorites, The Vaselines and The Meat Puppets.
I’m not exactly sure what’s going on here, but I like it. The next project for Erika M. Anderson, formerly of Gowns. From EMA’s debut release, Past Life Martyred Saints.