Thom Yorke is no stranger to the turntables these days, but he is known for avoiding the more typical superstar trappings of the dreaded magazine interview. So we’re not sure which has us more excited, the fact that Yorke cooked up a nice 25 minute mix of mostly new tunes and remixes from Radiohead and Atoms For Peace, or the fact that it’s all promotion for the in-depth cover interview he did for for UK hipster bible Dazed & Confused. Well, until we get our hands on a copy of the magazine to read, we guess this excellent mix wins. …MORE
Bonnaroo 2012 did not follow the DJ craze like most fest this year are doing, having only one stage dedicated to dubstep, house, trance, etc… But they did book a few stellar acts to keep the Bonnaroovians (yes, the word exist) satisfied. Skrillex delivered his set on what looked like an outdated space ship from a ’70s Buck Rogers flick. Me personally, I would have gone Klingon Vessel.
A poster has popped up online with the alleged line-up for Bonnaroo. And while we’re used to fake line-ups trolling the internet, the organization has decided to “neither confirm or deny” the line-up that included Prince, Radiohead, Phish and The Red Hot Chili Peppers as headliners, which would make them look like real assholes if in fact these artists don’t appear.
That said, there seems to be some distinct differences between the art direction of the alleged poster and the current website, which makes as go “hrmmmm.”
This weekend was filled with great joy for many Coachella fans, and great sorrow for many more as the annual Southern California festival sold out all of the tickets for both weekends in record time. After last year’s record breaking sell-out for one weekend, Coachella added a second identical weekend event to double the amount of tickets available to fans. But it seems demand grew faster than supply as music heads (and probably a few wannabe scalpers) swarmed the internet on Friday in the search for tickets to see headliners Radiohead, The Black Keys and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg, along with the reformed At The Drive-In and Refused. …MORE
Coachella has announced their 2012 line-up, which will take place for the first time over two weekend, Apr 13-15 and 20-22. Radiohead, Dr. Dre & Snoop and The Black Keys all signed on for headline spots, along with Swedish House Mafia, Justice, Kaskade and DJ Shadow. The big reunion for 2012 is So Cal post-emo legends At The Drive-In.