The folks at Goldenvoice, the company most famous for promoting Coachella, were probably looking forward to a reprieve from the three digit temperatures their flagship festival often endures in the Southern California desert when they were organizing their New York City festival, some months ago. Instead, they, and festival-goers like myself, would have to persevere […]
The inaugural Coachella East, better known as Panorama starts tomorrow on Randall’s Island. The folks at Goldenvoice have done an admirable job putting together a solid festival lineup, mostly consisting of big tent indie, electro and hip-hop. Here’s the ten acts we’ll most definitely be checking out this weekend.
Kendrick Lamar shared a new, biting track today called “The Blacker the Berry.” The opening reminds me of “The Art of Peer Pressure” from everybody’s (everybody) favorite rap album of the past couple of years, good kid, m.A.A.d city, but things quickly turn aggressive as he proclaims himself “the biggest hypocrite of 2015.) Could this […]
If you listened to our blog-o-meter last week, then you attended Warm Up and were privy to three brand new songs from Atoms For Peace; so new that Thom Yorke was singing lyrics out of a little book on at least one of them. It was quite the spectacle: moist pony-tail peering over a composition […]