Outside Lands kicked off in San Francisco on Friday (8/11) without A Tribe Called Quest, but with Gorillaz, Fleet Foxes, Alt-J, Future Island, Belle & Sebastian, Sleigh Bells, Little Dragon, Noname, Tove Lo, Henry Rollins, Dr. Octagon, Hamilton Leithauser, Hundred Waters, and more.
Radiohead | photos by Alex Lake | courtesy of the artist
At virtually every stop of their European tour Radiohead has busted out some surprises. Take for instance the other night in Paris when the band performed “Creep” & “2+2=5” for the first time in seven years. Watch below.
Raidohead also debuted “Climbing Up the Walls.”
Dinosaur Jr. appeared on Later… With Jools Holland last night to perform their new song “Tiny” from their soon to be released new album- “Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not.” album. Check it out.
It’s VANS’ 50th anniversary and Henry Rollins is part of their campaign celebrating the classic SK8-Hi shoe. A picture of him wearing the shoes at a 1981 Black Flag gig in Austin, TX is being used in magazine ads, as well as murals — like the one currently being erected at Kent Ave / Grand St…
PJ Harvey is going to release a new record next year which follows her artistic journey from Kosovo to Afghanistan to Washington, D.C. Watch PJ as she creates new music.
The new album was recorded during her month long residency at Somerset House, “Recording in Progress”, in which audiences were given the opportunity to watch PJ Harvey at work with her band and producers in a purpose-built studio. Recording in Progress was a project conceived by PJ Harvey, in collaboration with Artangel and Somerset House. According to the website:
PJ Harvey chose to record her ninth album inside ...
The Unravelling Tear a Hole in the Collective Vision
Gustavo de Beauville provides big floor tom beats and metallic guitar strikes behind Steve Moore’s plodding talk-like vocals on “The Hydra’s Heart,” beginning The Unravelling’s new album, Tear a Hole in the Collective Vision. The album’s title track is a much quieter, slinky, menacing tune, Moore barely audible at the beginning whispering over the atmospheric sounds, then doing his best Henry Rollins. There’s those big beats come again with plotting arpeggios on “The Fearless Seed” (a good harmony vocal here from Moore), one of my favorites here, a song of ...
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Photo by Elizabeth A Abts with Art by Ben Street
Imagine the passion and intensity of Henry Rollins, but with a sense of humor that is off the charts like John Candy. Our team recently got the opportunity to check out the Melvins’ sound check at Santos Party House in New York City. After the sound check, we were going to have 30 minutes with Buzz Osborne. I was warned by a Rockstarr* friend of mine that Buzz was very clever and ...
Iggy Pop, Grace Jones and Henry Rollins are going to star in a new, silent movie entitled: “Gutterdämmerung.” According to Pitchfork.com, the movie is billed as “the loudest silent movie on Earth and a loud & dark fairy tale”. The … Continued
With the rising popularity of electronic dance music (EDM), comes more criticism of the genre. The rock community has been one of the more outspoken groups of EDM. During the Foo Fighters’s acceptance speech at the 2012 Grammys for Best Rock Album, Dave Grohl announced in what appeared to be a dig at EDM, “To me, this award means a lot, because it shows the human element of music is what’s important. Singing into a microphone and learning to play an instrument and learning to do your craft, that’s the most important thing for people to do . . ...