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Outside Lands 2014 Recap

I can now say I’ve been to two-and-a-half Outside Lands Music Festivals, and this is definitely the best one so far. Here’s a recap of how it all went down: Day 1 My friend and former roommate came from Colorado to see the show, and my friend and current roommate scored a free VIP ticket […]

Foxygen Perform Three New Songs, Announce New Record

70′s time travelers Foxygen played three new tracks on Seattle radio station KEXP today. The band played their recently released single, “How Can You Really”, and tracks “Cannibal Holocaust” and “Hang.” Foxygen also recently announced the release of their new album, …And Star Power, due out October 14th on Jagjaguwar. This album will follow 2013′s […]

She & Him to release new album, drop teaser video

Indie powerhouse duo She & Him announced the release of a new album this fall. The record will be the fourth studio album for Zooey Deschenel and M. Ward. It will also be the first they release on Columbia records, their new label.

29 gifs of white people dancing at music festivals

If there’s one thing white people can’t get enough of, it’s dancing at music festivals. From the weird… To the wild… White people just wanna get their groove on with a bunch of other white people. Some like to take it slow… Some like to get a little freaky… Some are just a bit confused. […]

Play the Lollapalooza Webcast Drinking Game

Lollapalooza is once again descending on Grant Park in Chicago, and for those of us that can’t be there, at least we can be there in spirit. Watch the webcast here Lollapalooza Drinking Game Rules: Drink if: They show the fountain in Grant Park. Finish your drink if someone is swimming in it Lorde talks […]

RAC Tells Us How to Write a Hit Summer Song

Andre from RAC released an audio guide to creating a summer jam on Soundcloud this week to accompany the launch of his summer playlist on spotify (look on the sidebar to play it). “One of the very first things you want to do is pick a major key,” he says at the start of the […]

Dum Dum Girls Announce Fall Tour Dates

Everybody’s favorite dream girls are headed back on the road this fall to support the release of their new album, Too True. Singer Dee Dee Penny also recently released an album as Haunted Hearts with husband Brandon Welchez. Dum Dum Girls 2014 Tour Dates: 08-02 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory08-09 San Francisco, CA – […]

6 Fall Music Festivals That Are Better Than Summer Fests

Which festival do you think is the best? Vote below! Summer’s here and festival season is in full swing. Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, EDC – some créme de la cremé of music festivals come about during the long days and blistering temperatures of the summer months. But some of the country’s best festivals are held each fall and have […]

Hear the new Jack U track with Kiesza, “Take Me There”

Diplo slipped released a preview of the new Jack U track, “Take Me There,” during a recent set in Paris. Jack U is a collaboration between Diplo and Skrillex. The track features vocals from Kiesza, whom I am predicting to have a meteoric rise in the very near future. It’s a pretty typical sound for […]

Jenny Lewis plays “Just One of the Guys” on The Tonight Show

Jenny Lewis celebrated the release of her third studio album, The Voyager, by playing the first single, “Just One of the Guys” on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night. The album is out today.