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Tuesday
Apr162013

[News] Outside Lands 2013 Announces Lineup

The official lineup for Outside Lands Festival 2013 is here, and it looks to be pretty good. Topping off the bill are Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The National, Vampire Weekend, D’Angelo, Kaskade, Pretty Lights, Jurassic 5, Willie Nelson, Hall and Oates, and Grizzly Bear.

Rounding out the eclectic lineup are Wavves, Young The Giant, Band of Horses, A-Trak, Yeasayer, Matt & Kim, The Tallest Man on Earth, Foals, Youth Lagoon, Gary Clark Jr., Jessie Ware, Dillon Francis, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Surfer Blood, Chromatics and Smith Westerns. While not as good as last year's lineup, which was headlined by Metallica, Neil Young, The Kills, Foo Fighters, Jack White, Beck, Sigur Ros, this year seems promising. Check out the full lineup here or below in a ridiculously charming announcement video.

Tickets go on sale this Thursday, April 18th, at 12 noon PDT at the festival's official website. Outside Lands takes place August 9-11 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

Saturday
Jan262013

[News] Coachella 2013 Lineup Revealed

Yes, I'm posting this a day and a half late, and yes, the Internet has already exploded with fanboys and haters reacting the announcement, but fuck it, I'll go ahead and write about the Coachella 2013 lineup announcement anyways. No harm in that, right? Back to business, though. After all the mandatory "fake lineup announcements" and specualation around who is headlining or performing at the massive Indio, CA festival, the lineup is officially out there for music fans to deliberate over.

Headlining the festival are Blur, The Stone Roses (not to be confused with The Rolling Stones), Phoenix, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Other notable acts are Wu-Tang Clan, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Postal Service, Passion Pit, The xx, Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, How to Destroy Angels, New Order, Lou Reed, Modest Mouse, Grinderman, Pretty Lights, Modest Mouse, Jurassic 5, and Bassnectar.

Adding to the musical palette are Moby, Hot Chip, Beach House, Grizzly Bear, James Blake, Spiritualized, Franz Ferdinand, Tame Impala, Local Natives, Alt-J, Yeasayer, Simian Mobile Disco, Grimes, Puscifer, Portugal. the Man, Johnny Marr, Major Lazer, TNGHT, Pusha T, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Purity Ring, Kurt Vile, Father John Misty, Cloud Nothings, Jessie Ware, Youth Lagoon, Action Bronson, El-P, Foals, Dinosaur Jr., Divine Fits, and Thee Oh Sees, and many more.

Check out the full Coachella 2013 lineup above. The festival takes place on two separate weekends, April 12th-14th and April 19th-21st, with general sale tickets to go on sale starting January 29th.

Tuesday
Sep112012

[Listen] John Frusciante - 'PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone' (Full Album Stream)

Earlier in the Summer we got the return EP Letur-Lefr from former Red Hot Chili Pepper's guitarist John Frusciante. Now we get our first full length LP from the guitar virtuoso since 2009's The Empyrean, check out the full stream of John's newest entry PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone above which released in Japan today and is set to release next week for everyone else. If you dig it, make sure you pre-order the album at his official website and pick this one up so Johnny can release more music. He did have 400 songs written after all.  Enjoy!

Thursday
Aug302012

[Listen] Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Magpies on Fire" x "Victorian Machinery"

We've talked about before, Red Hot Chili Peppers are will release some unheard tracks as part of a singles project over the coming 6 months. They'll be released as nine two-sided 7" vinyls. Yesterday two of these tracks appeared online, one titled "Magpies on Fire" and another that goes by the name of "Victorian Machinery". Check them out below but to purchase your own copies head over to the band's site. We very much look forward to hearing more in the coming months.

Wednesday
Aug152012

[Download] John Frusciante - "Walls and Doors"

Just when I think im done for the day, the homie Invisible Movement lets me know that the pre-order for the upcoming John Frusciante album PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone has launched as well as the debut of a new song. That's right kiddies, the former Chili Pepper's guitarist's new 9 track album is now available to pre-order at his official website and you can also get your taste of the new LP with the drum break heavy, melody changing, synth pop cut "Walls and Doors" in the player below which is also available as a Hi-Res wav file to download.

This song, recorded in September 2010, marks the point at which I began combining 60s and early 70s production styles with modern electronic production styles. This song was also the first time I successfully balanced pop music with abstract forms of music. This song showed me that the pop parts of myself and the more adventurous parts of myself could blend without one compromising the scope of the other. After this song I did not pick up the ball and run, but rather I continued to challenge myself, experiment and investigate, more from the abstract angle than the pop angle, until March 2011, at which point I’d figured out the things which made it possible for me to consistently make precisely the music I wanted to make, in which I was not restraining any part of my nature, allowing me to begin the recording ofPBX. I might mention that Walls And Doors was also the first time my electronic instruments had begun to convey the visceral energy that one associates with people beating the fuck out of their instruments, in the context of a pop song.

Unlike Frusciante's latest EP Letur-Lefr the album which features guest spots from RZA and more, PBX is contains no guest features on vocals. That's okay, I for one am just happy John is putting out new shit for us to enjoy. PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone will be released in Japan on September 12th, in North America on September 25th and in the rest of the world on September 24th. Like Letur-LefrPBX Funicular Intaglio Zone will be available on vinyl, CD, cassette and in 32 bit, FLAC and MP3 digital formats.

 

Thursday
Aug092012

[Listen] Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Strange Man" x "Long Progression"

Can't wait one more day to hear the new Red Hot Chili Peppers' B-Sides from their latest LP I'm With You? Then wait no further! Thanks to the magical voodoo of the internet the tracks have surfaced a day early. Peep the 2 new tracks "Stange Man" and "Long Progression" which are the first of nine new releases throughout the year to the beginning of 2013 down below and then pick up this puppy when it releases tomorrow.

"Strange Man"

"Long Progression"

Thursday
Jun282012

[Watch] Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Brendan's Death Song"

Next month Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a some unheard tracks as part of a singles. They'll be released as nine two-sided singles over the coming months as 7″ vinyl. Today though Rolling Stone have offered up a video for their track written for the late Brendan Mullen who actually booked Flea and co back in '83 to open for Bad Brains in Hollywood. The video sees the band celebrate the life of Brendan and it can be enjoyed over on RS

I'm With You is out now.

Monday
Jun182012

[News] Red Hot Chili Peppers Detail Singles Series

A few weeks back, the Red Hot Chili Peppers announced that they would be unveiling a new singles series comprised of 18 unreleased tracks from their I'm With You sessions. Today, they've announced the exact release details regarding the singles series.

The 18 unreleased tracks will be released as nine two-song singles, which will be released digitally and on 7" vinyl. The first single, "Strange Man" and "Long Progression," will be released on August 14th, the second, "Magpies" and "Victorian Machinery," will be released on September 11th, while the third, "Never Is A Long Time" and "Love Of Your Life," will be released on October 2nd.

The next slew of releases, with titles to-be-announced, will be released on November 6th, December 4th, and December 18th. The final single will be released in early 2013.

Further supporting their latest LP I'm With You, RHCP are continuing their extensive 2012 tour, the details of which you can check out after the jump.

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