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Tonight: Chromeo 7/29 Bowery Ballroom NYC

July 29, 2010 drainu182 0

One of the most anticipated albums of this year is Business Casual, the third studio release from Chromeo. The album isn’t due out until September 14th (Atlantic Records) but the band’s already hitting the road to make sure that everyone loves these songs before the album’s out. The tour kicked off this Monday, July 26th in Washington, DC at the 9:30 Club and this evening arrives at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City. The show is SOLD

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Holy Ghost! Drops New Video, Kicks Off Tour with Chromeo

July 26, 2010 drainu182 0

Holy Ghost! is kicking off their North American tour with Chromeo today, so in celebration, we wanted to share the official video for “I Know, I Hear” from their recently released EP, Static on the Wire. The guys shot the awesomely funky black & white, surveillance-style video at their rehearsal space in Brooklyn – keep your eyes peeled for a cameo from their good friend Caroline Polachek, who collaborates vocally on this amazing tune!

It’s been a whirlwind few …

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Virgin Mobile USA Announces Lineup for 2010 Virgin Mobile FreeFest

July 20, 2010 drainu182 0

Breaking from traditional festivals, the Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by Kyocera unveiled its lineup for the award-winning festival, selecting relevant, important and eclectic headliners to represent this year’s free show. This morning, Sir Richard Branson, chairman of the Virgin Group, announced the lineup on Virgin Mobile Live, the company’s new Internet music stream available on Virgin Mobile Web sites.

The lineup: M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, T.I., Ludacris, Joan Jett, Thievery Corporation, Matt & Kim, Jimmy Eat World, The Temper Trap, …

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Holy Ghost! Summer Tour with Chromeo + Video with Adult Swim

June 30, 2010 drainu182 1

Summer is officially here and Holy Ghost! is ready to be the soundtrack to every sun-soaked BBQ and sweaty late-night party. The duo and their live players just wrapped their first tour as a full live band, playing sold-out shows across the country with label-mates and friends LCD Soundsystem. This tour was the perfect transition from the studio to the stage, one that Nick Millhiser describes as a “three week field trip with some of my dearest friends.”

They’ll …

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ATLANTIC ENTERS A NEW DIMENSION WITH “STEP UP 3D – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”

June 30, 2010 drainu182 0


Atlantic Records has announced full details of “STEP UP 3D – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” (pre-order) the musical companion to the upcoming Touchstone Pictures/Summit Entertainment dance film. The album – which includes two new hit singles from Trey Songz and Flo Rida (Feat. David Guetta) – arrives in stores and at all online retailers on July 27, 2010. “Step Up 3D” opens in theatres nationwide on August 6, 2010.

“STEP UP 3D – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” (…

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CHROMEO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “DON’T TURN THE LIGHTS ON” FROM THE FORTHCOMING BUSINESS CASUAL LP

June 30, 2010 drainu182 0

The prodigious New York/Montreal-based electro-funk favorites, Chromeo, have issued another glimpse of what’s in store from their forthcoming third studio album Business Casual. Available at all digital retailers worldwide via Atlantic Records, “Don’t Turn The Lights On” finds the iconic duo exploring new sonic territories and themes while firmly holding their ground as the unrivaled kings of contemporary-yet-timeless synth-infused pop.

Premiering last Friday on Stereogum, “Don’t Turn The Lights On” bridges the gap between the electro favorites of their …

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Outside Lands Festival Lineup Announced

June 1, 2010 drainu182 0


Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Productions and Starr Hill Presents, in a partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, are proud to announce the lineup for the third annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. The multi-faceted festival will take place in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park August 14 – 15, 2010. Two-Day tickets will go on sale June 2 at 10am PST and Single-Day tickets will go on sale Sunday, June 6 at 10am PST via www.SFOutsidelands.com