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Watch Charli XCX & SOPHIE Debut A Bunch Of New Songs At 30 Days In LA

Last night in downtown Los Angeles, Charli XCX delivered a high-octane midnight set that juxtaposed PC Music's glossy artifice with the songwriter-cum-pop-star's own effortless cool.
Scott Lapatine | November 11, 2016 - 5:14 pm

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Elvis Costello Looked Back — And Ahead — With Imperial Bedroom Tour

Given the newish trend of artists playing a classic album in concert, it's not a huge surprise to learn Elvis Costello has joined the club.
Scott Lapatine | November 8, 2016 - 4:08 pm

Björk, PJ Harvey, múm, & More Made For A Magical Iceland Airwaves 2016

OK, hear me out: Reykjavik is a great place to host a festival. Sure, it's far away and prohibitively expensive, but it's also small and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 7, 2016 - 1:55 pm

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Björk Breaks Her Heart Again For Devastating Hometown Show

Björk is Iceland’s biggest export. Even for those who are unfamiliar with pretty much any aspect of the country’s history, it’s a well documented fact…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 6, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Arcade Fire, The Weeknd Among Voodoo 2016 Highlights

Each year since 1999, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has taken over New Orleans' City Park for a weekend around Halloween. Now, Halloween in…
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2016 - 1:53 pm

Stereogum At Voodoo 2016: Toyota Music Den Recap

For this year's iteration of New Orleans' Voodoo Fest, SpinMedia returned to curate the Toyota Music Den -- now an official stage at the festival.
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2016 - 1:03 pm

Kanye West, Grimes, Chance The Rapper, & More Made The Meadows The Best NYC Festival Of 2016

There were controversy and bumps in the road throughout the lead up to the inaugural installment of the Meadows, the new Queens festival brought to…
Ryan Leas | October 3, 2016 - 12:48 pm

Let’s Eat Grandma Take Their Bewitching Avant-Pop To America For The First Time

Back in June, the English duo Let's Eat Grandma released their debut album, I, Gemini. It's a fascinating, genre-defiant introduction to the group: There are…
Ryan Leas | September 21, 2016 - 11:41 am

Angel Olsen, Explosions In The Sky, & More Made Basilica SoundScape 2016 An Idyllic, Otherworldly Festival

Basilica SoundScape is an outlier. It's sort of a festival, I guess? But it doesn't feel anything like what that term would stereotypically suggest in…
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2016 - 1:32 pm

5 Memorable Sets From Riot Fest Chicago 2016 Sunday

No one does exit polls at the end of music festivals or anything, but it's hard to shake the feeling that for a lot of…
Michael Tedder | September 19, 2016 - 1:06 pm

Brainfeeder At The Bowl: Flying Lotus, George Clinton, Thundercat, & More Bring The Funk To Hollywood

Behold the Gospel Of Funk! In which we understand funk as a galactic force, a vast and free-flowing stream of information and instigation that suffuses…
Jonathan Zwickel | September 19, 2016 - 12:48 pm

5 Memorable Sets From Riot Fest Chicago 2016 Friday

My last Warped Tour was ten years ago this past summer, and even then I knew I was probably too old to be there. I…
Michael Tedder | September 17, 2016 - 2:30 pm

5 Memorable Moments From Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

Afropunk is beautiful black weirdness, a huge celebration of black creativity that assembles some of the best crowds I have had a privilege of being…
Collin Robinson | August 29, 2016 - 3:24 pm

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Raportti From Flow Festival 2016: Anohni, Iggy, Oatly

By this point in the summer, those of us who've attended some combination of Lollapalooza and Outside Lands and Bonnaroo and Governor's Ball and Coachella…
Scott Lapatine | August 18, 2016 - 5:40 pm

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm
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