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.
The Bonnaroo lineup is madness: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phish headline with The Beach Boys, Bon Iver, Skrillex, Foster The People, The Roots, Alice Cooper, Black Star, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus, St. Vincent, Phantogram, The Black Lips, The War On Drugs, EMA, Kurt Vile, Yelawolf, Bad Brains, Danny Brown a whole bunch more on the roster.
Feist’s second video from Metals was shot in Mexico by Martin De Thurah. Feist says: “This video captures glimpses of something human, we get a peek inside something real between people – could be loss, longing and love. A lot of things which is about being a human being. It is told in a way where it opens up more aspects than it concludes.”
Memorial Day weekend brings the Sasquatch Festival to The Gorge outside of Seattle. Jack White, Bon Iver, Girl Talk, Tenacious D, The Shins, Kurt Vile and lots more.
Jazzfest 2012 is coming up: The Eagles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters, The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion, John Mayer, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, Bon Iver, My Morning Jacket, Bunny Wailer, Steel Pulse, Levon Helm Band with Mavis Staples, The Funky Meters and so many more.
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.
The Thanksgiving holiday has quite a cinematic spread this year with The Muppets, Hugo, My Week with Marilyn and A Dangerous Method.
Feist has her first video for Metals out, a moody black-and-white forest scene. She and the song are both lovely, but the Cousin It hair seems a bit…much.
This Week: DJ Shadow pulls from endless sources; Brooklyn’s Exitmusic is dreamy but lacking substance; We Were Promised Jet Packs’ sophomore effort is fun; Zola Jesus just might cross over; Feist is back after four years with Metals.
James Blake covers a Feist favorite, and adds his own sub-bass boom. Amazing. Keep your ears on this kid.