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Outside Lands Festival 2011 Day 3 Review

August 21, 2011 drainu182 0

For our final day of Outside Lands Festival coverage, our writer Ace Ubas covered ten artists (his buddy Carlos covered the Decemberists) and our photographer Marcello Ambriz shot ten artists as well! We hope that you’ve enjoyed our coverage for this year’s Outside Lands Festival (thanks to Big Hassle Media for getting us in!)

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Outside Lands Festival Is Finally Here (The Nine Artists You Must Not Miss)

August 12, 2011 drainu182 0

Outside Lands Festival is back for its 4th year this weekend and we’re really excited about it! Outside Lands is one of the most greenest festivals – event producer Allen Scott of Another Planet Entertainment said on a recent conference call “We compost, recycle and do trash out on site” and last year “75% of the refuse of the festival was diverted from landfills, either composting or recycling.” The festival’s Eco-Lands section will once again feature a solar-powered stage and …

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Arcade Fire To Release Deluxe Edition of The Suburbs On August 2nd

May 10, 2011 drainu182 0

Arcade Fire will release a deluxe CD/DVD version of its Album of the Year Grammy Award-winning third album The Suburbs August 2nd (pre-order on Merge Records in the U.S.

The expanded CD version of The Suburbs sees the original album augmented by a longer version of the track “Wasted Hours (A Life That We Can Live),” as well as the previously unreleased “Culture War” and “Speaking In Tongues,” the latter of which features David Byrne on additional vocals.

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Arcade Fire 2011 Coachella Performance (Video)

April 17, 2011 drainu182 4

Arcade Fire just dominated the whole Coachella crowd last night in Indio, CA and the countless thousands watching around the world on YouTube. Playing for nearly an hour and a half, one of the biggest rock bands in the world (yes, we thought about it but who’s bigger right now?) dazzled everyone with a near flawless performance. To close their set, hundreds of giant white balloons were dropped onto the crowd. These were no ordinary balls though as they seemed …

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DURAN DURAN Announces 13th Studio Album ALL YOU NEED IS NOW (Produced by Mark Ronson)

November 14, 2010 drainu182 0

The four original members of Duran DuranJohn Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Simon Le Bon – have announced the global release of their 13th studio album, entitled All You Need Is Now. The 9-track digital LP is due out exclusively on the iTunes Store on December 21st while the expanded physical LP and various format special packages will come in February 2011. The first single from the record, title track “All You Need Is Now,”

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The Drums’ Arcade Fire “We Used To Wait” Cover MP3

September 3, 2010 drainu182 0

Riding a wave of international acclaim, The Drums are thrilled to share the new “Down By The Water” video which premiered earlier today on Stereogum. Check it out on Stereogum or here and feel free to post and share! Produced by Brian and Brad Palmer of SURROUND and The Drums the video reflects the band’s vision of elegant simplicity. “Both the video and song are a tribute to the girl groups of the 50’s and 60’s, a great inspiration …