From long-awaited comebacks to veterans who have stayed consistently great and active, here’s a list of some of the best 2017 music by artists that helped define indie and underground music as we know it.
LA’s impressive 2017 edition of FYF Fest happens July 21 – 23 at Exposition Park,with Bjork, Missy Elliot, Frank Ocean, Iggy Pop, A Tribe Called Quest, Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Run the Jewels, and tons more…
“There are no accurate words to express what we need to. We are absolutely shattered to say that we lost our friend and band mate Kevin Garcia early this afternoon. He succumbed to the effects of a massive stroke.”
Missy Elliott and Bjork headline day one; Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu headline day two; Nine Inch Nails, Iggy Pop and Solange headline day three. Among the new additions is Kelly Lee Owens’ US debut.
Chastity Belt | Photo by Conner Lyons, courtesy of the artist
Here in Philadelphia, it’s super weird and wintry outside. I don’t like it one bit. But that mess isn’t about to affect the swift delivery of the Indie Rock Hit Parade to your headspace at 11pm ET on WXPN. Be sure to stay tuned after What’s The Frequency??? with John Vettese for a full two-hour IRHP that’ll feature some of today’s new album releases, including Jay Som‘s debut album and the fourth full-length from Tennis. Also in the mix are new tracks from Philly duo Girlpool, ...
If you were to take a quick gander across the crowd at today’s Free At Noon, you might be confused as to what artist could possibly appeal to such a wide array of folks. That artist is 90’s indie outfit, Grandaddy.
Completely packed in the World Cafe Live upstairs stage, fans young and old and in-between jammed along to Grandaddy’s afternoon set, which included a mix of past favorites and new tracks off their album released today, Last Place.
Just in time for a Friday night, the Indie Rock Hit Parade returns to you tonight at 11pm ET on WXPN. Stay tuned shortly after Making Time RADio with Dave P for a full two-hour show that, among other things, will feature a spotlight on the newly released album from this week’s Free at Noon guests, Grandaddy! The California band just put out Last Place, a terrific new album that happens to be their first in a decade. We’ll dig into that plus hear new tracks from dream-pop prodigy Jay Som...
The soundtrack for Amazon series was curated by Danger Mouse features songs from its early-’60s covered by today’s artists, including Angel Olsen, Beck, Caron O, Kevin Morby, Norah Jones, Grandaddy, and Kelis.
This week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU features lots of new music, including tracks by Depeche Mode, Father John Misty, Ride, Sylvan Esso, Grandaddy, Alex Lahey and more. BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35).
Sure, the band looked a little older (so did most of the crowd) but otherwise little has changed for the Modesto, CA band whose new album, ‘Last Place,’ is a welcome return and whose sound hasn’t aged a bit.
Indie rock veterans Grandaddy are back, and it sounds like they never left. It’s been more than ten years since Just Like the Fambly Cat, but on new record Last Place, the fuzz guitar and analog synthesizer remains gloriously intact over a forty four minute, twelve track set. It’s out this Friday, March 3rd, but you can stream it now via NPR First Listen.
The band kicks the album off right with lead single “Way We Won’t.” With its warm, heavy leads and space-y arpeggiator freakout in the second half, it’s Granddaddy at its ...
The BBC’s indie/alt station is throwing a three day fest in Glasgow featuring Depeche Mode, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Ride, Belle & Sebastian, Father John Misty, Sparks, The Wedding Present, The Shins, Warpaint, Edwyn Collins, Future Islands, and tons more
Grandaddy’s comeback album, Last Place, is out next week and finds Jason Lytle and crew picking up right where they left off over a decade ago. The band’s easygoing style, fuzzy guitars, arpeggiating synths and Lytle’s world weary vocals, is ageless and Lytle’s lyrical themes of alienation…
BNQT is conceived and led by Eric Pulido of Midlake, featuring Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses, Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand, Fran Healy of Travis, Jason Lytle of Grandaddy with backing from other Midlake members McKenzie Smith (drums), Joey McClellan (guitar) and Jesse Chandler (keys).