Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup Announced

August 3rd – 5th in Grant Park, Chicago: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Jack White headline a very rock n roll weekned with Florence & The Machine, Bassnectar, The Shins, Justice, Passion Pit, The Weeknd, Santigold, Miike Snow, Alabama Shakes, Tame Impala, Neon Indian, Die Antwoord, M83 and more.


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Ultra 2012 Lineup

Miami becomes the center of the Raververse during the Ultra Festival: Carl Cox, Kraftwerk, Tiesto, Afrojack, Pretty Lights, Skrillex, Groove Armada, New Order, Neon Indian, Justice, Fat Boy Slim, Duck Sauce, M83, 2ManyDJs, Flying Lotus, David Guetta, Bassnectar, Little Dragon, A-Trak, Richie Hawtin, DJ Shadow and about a million more!

Spotlight: Good Songs, Good Shred

Skateboarding and music have been pals for decades, introducing both riders and bands to rest of us and probably each other as well. Things have gotten a lot fancier since the VHS days for both industries, but skate videos will never die. Here are some recent combinations of good song and good shred.

Smalltown DJs: Best of 2011 Mixtape

This one’s a winner. 32 artists / 32 tracks featuring SBTRKT, Youth Lagoon, Spank Rock, Rainbow Arabia, Destroyer, Real Estate, Phantogram,YACHT, Beastie Boys, Cults, Santigold, Friends, M83 and more.

Coachella 2012 Lineup Is Revealed

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.

These Go To 11 Awards: Top Albums

Around this time each year we have the ask, has the whole world gone list crazy? And yes, we have, and ours go to eleven. Here’s our favorites this year.

Coachella 2012 Lineup Leak?

There’s been no official announcement from the Coachella camp, but this lineup is being circulated as an early leak. Big names too: Radiohead, No Doubt, Foo Fighters, Daft Punk, The Roots, Wilco, Florence and The Machine, Underworld, Beirut, M83 and Justice are a few of the acts listed for the three-day festival in Indio, CA.

Spotlight: Music Video Suburbia

There’s something about those familiar asphalt driveways and picket fences that put us in a certain mindset—video directors know this well and push the button often. And it still works, even now as we’ve been swept back to suburbia too many times to count. Instead of calling trite!, we’ve compiled a few all-time favorites for your viewing pleasure.

Spotlight: The Year of The Saxophone

It’s getting to be that time of year where we look back at 2011′s trends and decide which ones we liked and which we didn’t. One musical trend that can’t be ignored is the saxophone – it showed up everywhere. Lisa Simpson would be thrilled.

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 Lineup

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.

M83 “Midnight City”

This song has been everywhere in the past few months and will no doubt make it onto a lot of lists at year’s end. Yesterday the fantastic double disc, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, released and now there’s a slick video. M83, named after spiral galaxy Messier 83, are killing it.