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FESTIVAL WATCH: Bonnaroo Announces Plans To Announce The 2013 Line-up

By Staff on January 31, 2013

 

FESTIVAL WATCH: Bonnaroo Announces Plans To Announce The 2013 Line-up

 

Bonnaroo has decided to mix it up a bit this year. The Tennessee festival is currently having a live broadcast on their Youtube channel to announce the lineup for 2013.

 

The show will feature footage of amazing Bonnaroo sets of years past, live artist appearances and performances, giveaways, (of course the line-up) and this will all be hosted by non other than “Weird Al” Yankovic himself...because that makes sense right?

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LOOK: The Thermals Announce Details About Upcoming Sixth Studio Album

By Staff; Photo By Thomas Oliver on January 31, 2013

 

LOOK: The Thermals Announce Details About Upcoming Sixth Studio Album

 

Portland, Oregon's indie-pop-punk group, The Thermals, have been up to a lot since the 2010 release of fifth full-length album Personal Life.  Today, the trio announced that they've got a new label and a new album in the works.

 

How's that for kicking off the new year?

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LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Adam Green & Binki Shapiro Are Photogenic Beyond Belief At The Bootleg (01/29/13)

By Cynthia Orgel; Photos by Quinn Tivey on January 31, 2013

 

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Adam Green & Binki Shapiro Are Photogenic Beyond Belief At The Bootleg (01/29/13)

 

Adam Green & Binki Shapiro
The Bootleg Theater
Los Angeles, California
January 29, 2013

 

A strange thing happened last night at The Bootleg Theater. Much stranger than the fact that I was offered the honor of smelling Adam Green’s armpit, post-show (I did).

 

What occurred was actually a concept I was familiar with previously, but only through word wizardry of J.K. Rowling: photographs that move, exhibiting the real life energy of those individuals captured on camera. However, last night, I witnessed this marvel first-hand, when Adam Green and Binki Shapiro headlined The Bootleg’s packed warehouse to fans of varying ages and heights (the latter category was seemingly significant to Green, who announced to the audience at the beginning of the set, “I’m just sizing you guys up by your heights to see how good you are”). 

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FESTIVAL WATCH: Bestival Announces Lineup For 2013 Including Elton John, Snoop Dogg + More

By Staff on January 31, 2013

 

FESTIVAL WATCH: Bestival Announces Lineup For 2013 Including Elton John, Snoop Dogg + More

 

For it's 10th birthday, Bestival has announced a line-up filled with notable acts that will surely call for an end of summer celebration.

 

The festival will take place over four days (September 5th-8th) on the Isle of Wight, UK, and will feature legendary acts Elton John and Snoop Dogg, along with other favorites like Franz Ferdinand, The Flaming Lips, The Knife, Belle & Sebastian, M.I.A, and many, many more.

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TOUR WATCH: Bleached Set Out For Sunny Spring Tour

By Staff, Photo by Claudia Cifu on January 30, 2013

 

TOUR WATCH: Bleached Set Out For Sunny Spring Tour

Bleached recently released Next Stop, the first taste of their highly anticipated debut LP, Ride Your Heart, which comes out April 2nd via Dead Oceans. To further fan the flames of excitement, the band has announced tour dates that will take them all over the country between February and May, including a stay in Austin for the SXSW Music Festival in March.

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LOOK: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Release DVD Of Live Footage From The O2 This February

By Staff on January 30, 2013

 

LOOK: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Release DVD Of Live Footage From The O2 This February

 

What does February 26 mean to you? No, it's not simply the last Tuesday of the month. It's a very significant date, at least it is for English rock icon Noel Gallagher, and his band, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

 

Last year on February 26, the band performed at The O2 Arena in London: one of the largest arenas in the UK, sometimes holding up to tens of thousands of fans at once. On this exact day, next month, NG and co. will release a live DVD of this show: International Magic Live At The 02.

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LOOK: All-Star Group, Broadheds, Brings Us New Album + Exclusive Stream!

By Staff on January 30, 2013

 

LOOK: All-Star Group, Broadheds, Brings Us New Album + Exclusive Stream!

 

When an all-star collaborative group announces new music, we're kind of excited to listen. Peter Walker (Eulogies) has teamed up with Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, Nine Inch Nails), Denny Weston Jr. (The Kooks), and James King (Fitz and the Tantrums) under the name Broadheds. Together they are set to release they self-titled album debut on April 9 via Dangerbird Records.

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Get Up Close And Personal With Adam Green (Courtesy of Adam Green’s Instagram)

By Staff, Photos by @AverageCabbage on January 30, 2013

 

Get Up Close And Personal With Adam Green (Courtesy of Adam Green’s Instagram)

 

Adam Green has been keeping busy as of late. He released an EP, Fall, with Binki Shapiro and they are on the verge of releasing their debut full-length,as well as setting out on tour in support of their collaborative effort you would think that would be enough for him. Photos from his Instagram (@averagecabbage) show Adam out on the set of the video “Just To Make You Feel Good” with Binki Shapiro, as well as taking some time to work on other art projects, including his limited edition "Bird Godhead" print.

 

Also follow us on instagram @FILTERmagazine to see what kind of interesting things we’re up to.

Q&A: Having Nothing To Hide With Ben Lee + Full Stream Of “Catch My Disease”

By Bailey Pennick on January 30, 2013

 

Q&A: Having Nothing To Hide With Ben Lee + Full Stream Of “Catch My Disease”

 

“Who wants to watch their lives retold to them on a regular basis?”
 

It’s hard to say that a phone conversation with Ben Lee is like chatting with a friend of yours, because your friends are never that honest. You can never ask your buds about the pain of seeing an ex-girlfriend or their deepest beliefs about religion, spirituality and family, but with Lee, these are the only topics that he wants to talk about.

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LOOK: The Strokes Give Details About Upcoming Fifth Album Ready This Spring

By Staff on January 30, 2013

 

LOOK: The Strokes Give Details About Upcoming Fifth Album Ready This Spring

 

Last week The Strokes released a new track out of the blue--the '80s influenced "One Way Trigger"--but now the NYC boys are back today to unveil details about their new album: Comedown Machine.

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