The Ally Coalition cofounders Jack and Rachel Antonoff were joined by Lorde, The National, Spoon, Shamir, Kacey Musgraves, Aparna Nancherla, Mike Birbiglia, Phoebe Robinson and Jacqueline Novak for a night of music and comedy, including lots of cover songs.
How to Dress Well (aka Tom Krell) will release his new album Care on September 23 via Weird World / Domino. It’s got a pretty interesting guest of co-producers, from alt-pop guy Jack Antonoff (Bleachers, fun., Taylor Swift, etc) to Night Bus guy CFCF to Jamaican dancehall artist Dre Skull to experimental Canadian composer Kara-Lis Coverdale…
Spring is in the air and summer festival season is just around the corner. While many are making the trek to multi-day, destination festivals, there are plenty of cool local options to explore as well. One such option is the Shadow of the City Festival on June 18th in Seaside Heights, NJ.
Founded by Grammy award-winning musician, Jack Antonoff, the lineup for this year includes: The 1975, Børns, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hana, Shamir, Bishop Briggs, Frnkiero and the Cellabration, and last but certainly not least, Antonoff’s first band, Steel Train.
Grimes has been busy since she released her last album. This new song “Entropy” is from her collaboration with Lena Dunham‘s sweetheart Jack Antonoff, who they say is the next big thing. I’ll believe it when I see it. He’s… Continue Reading →
Bleachers is the side project of Jack Antonoff, widely known as the guitarist of fun. (and for dating Lena Dunham). His debut, Strange Desire, is packed with ’80s synth rock influences, lyrics that sound as if they’re lifted straight from a diary page, and the song of the summer.
Throughout the album you’ll hear guitar riffs reminiscent of The Cure, modulated synth lines similar to Duran Duran, and echoing vocals modeled after Tears For Fears; it nearly sounds like you’re listening to a soundtrack from a John Hughes movie. With production tricks from John Hill ...
Bleachers, the solo project of fun.’s Jack Antonoff, has been attracting attention with poppy hooks and ’80s-injected melodies on his 11-track debut LP, Strange Desire. One track in particular, “Take Me Away,” stands apart as a dreamy cyber-hop tune that … Continued
Here’s a pick-me-up for a post-Memorial Day Tuesday that feels like it’s moving like molasses: RAC‘s take on Bleachers‘ “I Wanna Get Better.” It’s not summer, yet, but this remix pushes us in the right direction. Not ever an invasive remix artist, RAC’s André Allen Anjos stays close to Jack Antonoff‘s anthemic, catchy original, adding just a little more technicolor, a little more kick. Bleachers’ debut is out next month via RCA. Until then stream this track below and dream of sunshine.
Jack Antonoff (of fun. and Steel Train fame) expands his prolific portfolio with new project Bleachers. His debut track “I Wanna Get Better” is both massive and homemade in sound, and borrows from all of Antonoff’s pop experiences since those Drive Thru days. And yes, he manages to show off his guitar chops with a firework-launching solo. Give “I Wanna Get Better” a listen below.