The Reader‘s weekly look at music stories we didn’t publish ourselves
The last time record label Mad Decent brought its annual block party to town was in 2012, and even though the free blowout hit capacity in the afternoon, that didn’t stop people from showing up and trying to get in. Enough successfully crashed—the gates that organizers were forced to end the event early due to […]
Almost 150 acts play Lollapalooza this year, and we’ve got 29 to take you from gates open to lights-out.
Billboard and the RIAA are ignoring mixtapes, which just happen to be outside music-industry control.
Current obsessions of DJ and producer Searchl1te and global-bass reggae artist MC Zulu
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Between now and Sunday your live-music options include Major Lazer, Branford Marsalis, Los Crudos, James Hunter, Bun B, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, and many more.
Danzig gets all uppity and difficult at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Friday and blows the fun for everyone.
Stars of Dance, electronica, and hip-hop comE together for the second North Coast Music Festival this Labor Day weekend (Fri-Sun 9/2-9/4) in Union Park at Lake and Ashland. The lineup, spread across four stages, reads a bit like Lollapalooza lite, except with more DJs and hip-hop. Friday’s schedule includes Lotus, “Black and Yellow” rapper Wiz […]
Diplo and Switch debut their own take on the house classic “Percolator.”
Jeremy comes to the Pitchfork Music Festival with Pavement and reminisces about Pitchforks past. There’s some food and coffee in there too.
Big Boi, Robyn, Major Lazer, and more are added to the fest.
This week’s Early Warnings include Spoon, the Brian Jonestown Massacre, Pissed Jeans, Harvey Milk, Major Lazer, the Vivian Girls, and Camera Obscura.
Eric Wareheim of “Tim & Eric” and DJ Douggpound curate “Surprises!” featuring music videos for Major Lazer, The Bird and the Bee, MGMT, Cass McCombs and Juiceboxx, for the Select Media Festival’s opening night at Heaven Gallery Thursday 11/19.
The video for “Hold the Line” tells the funky story of a man and his hoverboard.