Life's been good since Thomas Gold befriended the mafia. Well, the Swedish House Mafia, anyway. His inclusion into the the SHM family last year on Axwell's Axtone Records catapulted his career to the next level. Now with his own Fanfare Bus World Tour, residency at the new Las Vegas Light Nightclub ... More >>
As the new year commences EDM fans have one thing to look forward to and that's the start of festival season which kicks-off with WMC and Ultra Music Festival in Miami this spring. Though most people think EDM is in it's revival stage, the truth is the plethora of dance music at festivals has always ... More >>
There were a couple of interesting changes to Coachella's set times for Weekend 2. (Compare Weekend 1's schedule here.) First, set times for outdoor stage headliners Miike Snow (Saturday) and Florence and the Machine (Sunday) had no end point marked. More noticeably, however, was the change in the S ... More >>
See also: *The Best Of Coachella: Day One *"What My Spirit Hood Means To Me": Coachella-Goers Explain *Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the Performers*Radiohead, Weekend 1: No Alarms, No Surprises Radiohead certainly had the most pre-festival buzz for Saturday, but once we ... More >>
In an attempt to possibly take some of the spotlight off Coachella this week, Lollapalooza released a "same, same but different" lineup for the eighth installment of the Chicago festival in Grant Park. As at Coachella, the Black Keys and At the Drive-In are performing. But unlike Coachella, the Red ... More >>
Dave Green of the Brit band the Filthy Souls is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim tomorrow; he talks to OC Weekly about what his performance is like without the band and working with Bishop Lamont.
www.myspace.com/miikesnowDon't know where to go this weekend? Heard Mentality makes it easy--here's the rundown of great music coming to town.
Discover Miike Snow, so very disco
Danielle BacherEven if you don't know him by name, you've probably attended at least one show at a Jon Reiser venue in the past decade. He owns Detroit Bar with Dan Bradley, Diego Velasco, David Hastie, Mike Harris and Scott Hamilton (who also own all Memphis Restaurants and Tin Lizzie Salo ... More >>
The Henry Clay People in sepia.The Henry Clay People and Local Natives have both been tapped to perform at Austin City Limits--otherwise known as yet another music festival better than Coachella--October 8-10. The bands will be playing amongst a line-up with the likes of Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips ... More >>
The line-up for this year's Sasquatch was just announced and hey, turns out it's another festival line-up we'd much rather go see than Coachella.Sasquatch, which is famously held at the Gorge in Washington (two hours outside of Seattle), will be held over Memorial Day weekend, May 29-30. The line ... More >>
Andrew YoussefThese masked men are Miike Snow.Green lasers pierced the thick fog as the mercury started to rise. Bodies next to me writhed in time with the pulsating synthesizers. The euphoric combination of heat, sound and lasers bombarding the senses provided a rush similar to being in the Gobi ... More >>
It hasn't been the best week for Detroit Bar--yesterday, we told you about LA hip hop duo People Under the Stairs rescheduling their show this Thursday to December 11. This time, it's tomorrow's Deer Tick show, which has been canceled due to a death in the family of one of the band members. Advan ... More >>
Brushfire Records artist Zee Avi is featured on page 50 of Spin this month. Prince is on the cover, in honor of the 25th anniversary of Purple Rain--the magazine is also offering a free tribute of the album, with Lavender Diamond, Chairlift and Riverboat Gamblers, among others.Her delightful cover o ... More >>
Bary KlippMicrocastle, the third studio album from Atlanta "ambient punk" band Deerhunter, came out last fall to nearly unanimous critical praise (including a 9.2 from Pitchfork and high marks from our own Ben Westhoff in this very blog). If you enjoyed the article, why not take the logical next ste ... More >>