Riot Fest got Blink-182! Cypress Hill! Blondie! The Jesus Lizard! Liz Phair! Atmosphere! Beck! Cat Power! And . . . the 82-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis?
Tag: Matt & Kim
In praise of Pitchfork’s Blue Stage
Pitchfork’s Blue Stage lets you see the likes of Arca, Dawn Richard, Mitski, Survive, and Pinegrove before they’re too big to get close to.
Early Warnings Roundup
This week’s Early Warnings include Aesop Rock, Bomba Estereo, Def Leppard, Dengue Fever, Man Man, Matt & Kim, Small Brown Bike, Sondre Lerche, and the Pitchfork Music Festival.
Kidz in the Hall Get Grizzled, Matt & Kim Get Ninja-fied
What’s new in hipster rap?
The Reader’s Guide to the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival
What you need to know before you go
The Reader’s Guide to the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival: Friday
Intro | Saturday | Sunday friday17 5 PM Tortoise I never saw Tortoise as radical reinventors of rock. To me it just looked like they had good taste, deep curiosity, and remarkable focus; what other people called “postrock” was just the band following their interests where they led, using whatever atypical instrumentation it took to […]
The Reader’s Guide to the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival: Saturday
Intro | Friday | Sunday saturday18 1 PM Disappears Initially a recording project for Brian Case (formerly of the 90 Day Men and currently with the on-hiatus Ponys) and Graeme Gibson (formerly of Boas and currently with the Fruit Bats), now a tightly wound live quartet, Disappears are one of the Chicago scene’s most promising […]
The Reader’s Guide to the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival: Sunday
Intro | Friday | Saturday sunday19 1 PM Michael Columbia Like many of the mostly local bands in the incestuous circle surrounding the Obey Your Brain label, Chicago trio Michael Columbia plays an avant-garde brand of jazz-inflected funk that might come off as pretentious if it weren’t buoyed by such a sense of fun. On […]
Next up: Naomi Klein for BK Burger Shots
Stic. Man of Dead Prez remixes Matt & Kim, gets that Mountain Dew paper.
Pitchfork Music Festival: new acts announced
Fucked Up, Wavves, the Very Best, M83, the Dutchess & the Duke, and several more acts have been officially added to the Pitchfork fest’s roster.
Matt & Kim & Mano & Hollywood
Chicago improves Matt & Kim again