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Music To Know Festival Announces Single Day Tickets and Daily Line-Ups

June 3, 2011 drainu182 0

MTK: Music To Know Festival presented by BingTM announces daily line-ups:

Saturday August 13: VAMPIRE WEEKEND, Matt & Kim, Tame Impala, M. Ward, Tom Tom Club, We Are Scientists, Francis and the Lights, Suddyn, and Nicos Gun.

Sunday, August 14: BRIGHT EYES, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Ra Ra Riot, Dawes, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Naked and Famous, The Limousines, and the Young Empires.

18 of today’s most critically-acclaimed and successful new, emerging and well-known bands. The festival will be …

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Vampire Weekend and Bright Eyes To Headline MTK Festival August 13+14 in East Hampton NY

May 10, 2011 drainu182 0

MTK: Music To Know Festival announced its inaugural line up headlined by Vampire Weekend on Saturday, August 13th and Bright Eyes on Sunday, August 14th. Other confirmed bands include Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Tame Impala, Ra Ra Riot, Fitz & The Tantrums, Tom Tom Club, Dawes, M Ward, We Are Scientists, The Limousines, Naked and Famous, Francis and the Lights, Suddyn, Nicos Gun and Young Empires — 18 of today’s most critically-acclaimed and successful new, emerging and …

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La Roux, Francis And The Lights and Far East Movement 11/17 Terminal 5 Review

November 29, 2010 drainu182 0

By Sophia Hepheastou

Super excited I couldn’t wait to get to Terminal 5 for the show on November 17th featuring Francis and The Lights and La Roux. I was stoked to find a great spot at Terminal 5, it’s a pretty weird venue, kind big but not too big, kinda small but not really. I had so many thoughts running through my head—would Elly Jackson’s hair be as red as I imagined, would she play my favorite track, and what …

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Deluka Performing East Coast Dates w/ Francis and the Lights & Ke$ha, New Album Out Now

October 25, 2010 drainu182 1

Brooklyn-based, Birmingham-bred band Deluka took CMJ by storm and continue to play live as they announce new live dates with Francis and the Lights, Ke$ha and more this week! Fans who are not able to catch the band live you can check out album track “Nevada” or the Lauren Flax remix for “OMFG” where it premiered on RCRD LBL. The highly anticipated debut full-length album, You Are The Night, is out now! Stay tuned …

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La Roux Premieres “In For The Kill” Video Today On MySpace (Watch It Now!)

October 7, 2010 drainu182 0

As synth–pop sensation La Roux’s second single “In For The Kill” heads to radio, the stunning video to accompany the track will premiere worldwide today via MySpace. Directed by LEGS (Goldfrapp’s “Alive”), the video was shot at the historic and legendary Hotel Chelsea in NYC made famous by the eclectic and artistic musicians who have made it their home in the past, these include Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Dylan Thomas and Sid Vicious, amongst others. The video is a …

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …

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Francis and the Lights Release HTML5 iPAD/iPHONE Embeddable Album

June 30, 2010 drainu182 0

In anticipation of the band’s debut record, It’ll Be Better (Cantora Records, July 20th), Francis and the Lights have released the world’s first HTML5 embeddable album, specifically designed for the iPad and the brand new iOS4. Developed exclusively by Muxtape’s Justin Ouellette, fans can stream the record, watch the video for “Darling, It’s Alright”, and download tracks directly from iTunes – using nothing more than fingertips to experience the content. The HTML5 album can also be embedded and streamed …

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Francis And The Lights Announce Tour Dates With Drake And K-OS

March 3, 2010 drainu182 0

Francis Farewell Starlite, the man behind Francis And The Lights, will be bringing his soulful rock outfit out for a five week string of dates across the East Coast and Midwest starting in Slippery Rock, PA at Slippery Rock University and concluding in NYC with a show at Bowery Ballroom. The majority of the dates the band will be playing support to Canadian hip hop superstar Drake, who personally invited Francis and the Lights on the tour. Those unfamiliar …