More names added for 2012’s P4K Festival including Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Clams Casino, Iceage and Purity Ring.
Fun Fun Fun Fest is this weekend in Austin,TX and the lineup is insane: M83, Girls,Passion Pit, Lykke Li, ,The Damned, Slayer,Danzig, Public Enemy,Odd Future, Diplo, Spank Rock, Wugazi, Neon Indian, Henry Rollins, Turquoise Jeep, Cold Cave, Yacht, Grimes, Purity Ring…it goes on.
July 20th – 22nd in Seattle: Neko Case, Major Lazer, Phantogram, Grimes, Diplo, Youth Lagoon, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Porcelain Raft, Thee Oh Sees, Trust and lots more.
The idea of isolating artists based on region (let alone country) seems a tad backwards, but simply put, we’re in the midst of another Canadian wave of music.
This Week: Sleigh Bells power chord their way back with Reign Of Terror; Claire Boucher Visions as Grimes; Ex-Ponytail guitarist Dustin Wong transcends; Indie-folk virtuoso Damien Jurado’s releases album number ten.
CMJ is done for another year, its 31st to be exact, and like most 31 year-olds this music marathon has grown and matured significantly from its early College Music Journal days. Without the aid of cloning and time travel abilities it would be impossible to attend every show, but we did our best. Here are five highlights from this year.