TV on the Radio @ URB Coachella After Party 2004. Bald head and earring (right) courtesy of Raymond Roker.
When you ask us which cover URB is most proud of, inevitably our 2004 Next 100 issue featuring TV on the Radio‘s first national exposure comes to mind. And you shoulda been at our Coachella afterparty they played the same month. So we’ve obviously been antsy since the group took a hiatus after their 2007 album, Dear Science, to work on solo albums, act in movies, and play bass in Jane’s Addiction.
Today, Pitchfork is reporting that the guys are in fact back in the studio, working on their fifth …
A quick look at the Ticketmaster website reveals that the only type of tickets left for Coachella 2011 are 3-Day passes packaged with a shuttle pass for offsite parking. We checked with our peeps at Goldenvoice, and they confirmed that sellout is not only imminent, but is happening at record breaking speed for the 11 year old festival. In other words, if you’re planning on attending Coachella this year, you best beg, borrow or steal a credti card immediately.
On their last album release—2007′s In Ghost Colour—Australian electro-popsters Cut Copy musta toured the states 3-4 times, each go around playing for bigger audiences as word of mouth slowly grew them from another hipster act playing small rock clubs to a serious ticket selling machine at significantly larger venues. We call it “pulling a Phoenix,” even though the group has yet to max out Madison Square Garden. Maybe with the new album, Zonoscope, dropping on February 8, these guys could just be one Cadillac commercial away from serious stardom. …MORE