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FILTER AT SXSW 2013

By Staff on February 14, 2013

 

FILTER AT SXSW 2013

 

We are so thrilled to announce the line-ups for all of our 2013 SXSW showcases! Use this post as your handy dandy guide around Austin for the best music and grub with a FILTER twist!

 

SXSW badges will be welcome but EARLY ARRIVAL is encouraged. Admittance will be first come, first serve with a very limited afternoon guest list. Head over to our Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr to get daily updates, details and tons of other goodies leading up to this year’s SXSW!

 

All showcases are 21+. NO exceptions. Check out all the line-ups below and click on the showcase name or flyer for the RSVP!
 

See you in Austin!

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LISTEN: Rocking out to The Strokes’ Newest Track “All The Time”

By Staff on February 14, 2013

 

LISTEN: Rocking out to The Strokes’ Newest Track “All The Time”

 

The Strokes have officially returned with their lead single "All The Time" released today. A few weeks ago, they gave us a taste of their upcoming album Comedown Machine by sharing "One Way Trigger" off the album, which made us think they were going with a different sound.

 

However, "All The Time" takes us back to The Strokes we all know and love and makes us more eager to listen to the rest. Comedown Machine is set to come out March 26 via RCA.

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LISTEN: Everything Comes Together With Painted Palms’ “Click”

By Staff, Photo by Rachel Hubbard on February 13, 2013

 

LISTEN: Everything Comes Together With Painted Palms’ “Click”

 

Bay Area duo, Painted Palms, have a way of making us dream of summer with their light, catchy tunes. Their new song "Click" is no different. The song is the B-side of their upcoming 7" Carousel whis is due out March 5 via Polyvinyl.

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On The Road With The Antlers (Courtesy of The Antlers Instagram)

By Staff; Photos by @theantlers on February 13, 2013

 

On The Road With The Antlers (Courtesy of The Antlers Instagram)

 

Among the many photos of dogs, puppies and incredible views on The Antlers’ Instagram (@theantlers), we found these gems: the band recording, the trumpet warming up for a show, and a sentimental note written on a napkin. Catch them in April at the LA Philharmonic’s Brooklyn Festival with the likes of Charilift and Sufjan Stevens. Make sure to follow them on Instagram if you want to see those aforementioned puppy pictures for yourself!

 

Also, don’t forget to follow our Instagram @FILTERmagazine for your fill of good music news! Puppies not guaranteed.

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LOOK: Teengirl Fantasy Streaming Special Valentine’s Day Show

By Staff on February 13, 2013

 

LOOK: Teengirl Fantasy Streaming Special Valentine’s Day Show

 

If you're avoiding those overcrowded places on Valentine's Day and staying indoors, then we've got the perfect plan for you! Teengirl Fantasy is playing a special Valentine's Day show in New York that will be streamed live through Pitchfork TV! You can catch this performance with Laurel Halo's opening act at midnight EST, followed by Teengirl Fantasy at 1 AM EST.

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LISTEN: Toro Y Moi’s “Say That” Gets A DaM-FunK “Re-freak”

By Staff, Photo by Andrew Paynter on February 13, 2013

 

LISTEN: Toro Y Moi’s “Say That” Gets A DaM-FunK “Re-freak”

 

When Toro Y Moi's video for "Say That" was released, we couldn't get the song out of our heads. Now, while we're still repeatedly listening to Anything In Return, we are also excited about having a new way to enjoy the lead single, thanks to DaM-FunK who recently remixed "Say That."

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LISTEN: The Postal Service Lead Us With “A Tattered Line Of String”

By Staff on February 13, 2013

 

LISTEN: The Postal Service Lead Us With “A Tattered Line Of String”

 

Ten years ago the world fell in love with The Postal Service only to have them disappear into the mist of the 00’s. Looking back, Give Up (the band’s only release), started to feel like a one off project that we felt lucky enough to get to experience oh so long ago.

 

Fast forward to ten years later and the duo has re-emerged, shows have been announced, a re-release of the lauded Give Up set plus a load of extras, and this… A new song, titled A Tattered Line Of String.”

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FESTIVAL WATCH: Bonnaroo Announces A Date For Announcing The 2013 Lineup

By Staff on February 13, 2013

 

FESTIVAL WATCH: Bonnaroo Announces A Date For Announcing The 2013 Lineup

 

Bonnaroo has really been hyping up the festival announcement experience this year. A few weeks ago, they gave us a special message telling us that "Weird Al" Yankovic would be announcing the line-up on the festival's YouTube channel. Now they've finally said that this special three-hour broadcast filled with live performances, classic concert moments and of course the line-up annoucement, will take place on February 19 from 12-3PM EST!

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TOUR WATCH: Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Add More Dates

By Staff, Photo by Cat Stevens on February 12, 2013

 

TOUR WATCH: Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Add More Dates

 

As if we weren't excited already for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' tour, they've amped our anticipation by adding more dates and announcing a live streaming of their show in Los Angeles on February 21st! They've added a few more west coast dates, along with a UK & European headlining tour to promote their album Push The Sky Away that comes out February 19 via Bad Seed ltd.

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FESTIVAL WATCH: The Great Escape Announces First Acts For 2013 Including UMO And The Allah-Las

By Staff on February 12, 2013

 

FESTIVAL WATCH: The Great Escape Announces First Acts For 2013 Including UMO And The Allah-Las

 

Over 350 new artists will be playing at this year's The Great Escape festival and the first round of announced artists already looks promising!

 

The line-up already includes notable acts like Unknown Mortal Orchestra, How to Dress Well, Allah-Las, Phosphorescent. Thirty venues around the seaside city of Brighton, UK will be hosting these great acts from May 16-18, 2013. These are all definitely shows you won't want to miss!

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