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Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit, Girl Talk and Beirut To Headline This Year’s Musicfest NW in Portland

May 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Willamette Week is thrilled to announce the lineup for MusicfestNW 2012, now in its 12th year of showcasing the finest in national and regional music in one of the most compelling urban areas in the country.

MusicfestNW is once again returning to the historic Pioneer Courthouse Square—Portland’s civic living room—for three picturesque outdoor headlining performances at Levi’s Pioneer Stage headlined by shoegazing alternative rockers Silversun Pickups (Sunday, Sept. 9), mashup superstar Girl Talk (Saturday, Sept. 8), and the world …

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The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant Lead 4th Annual Popped! Music Festival

June 20, 2011 drainu182 0

The POPPED! Music Festival is back with a vengeance this fall in Philadelphia, PA. To take place Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, this is the first year the festival will be held outside on the lush grounds of FDR Park. The confirmed local and international artists to perform include: The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant, and Girl Talk, as well as Panda Bear, Elbow, The Hold Steady, The Pains of

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Girl Talk Added To Voodoo Experience Festival

June 8, 2011 drainu182 0

Critically acclaimed mash-up/remix artist Girl Talk is the first Le Plur act announced for the 2011 THE VOODOO EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY STEPHEN REHAGE. Girl Talk joins previously announced headliner Soundgarden–in the band’s only 2011 festival appearance–for the annual Halloween weekend (Friday, October 28, Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30) musical celebration in New Orleans’ City Park. These acts are among the first to be announced for the VOODOO EXPERIENCE 2011 line-up. Line-up additions will be announced daily …

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Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced

April 26, 2011 drainu182 0

If you happen to be an insomniac like us, you probably caught this already. If you slept (you lucky bastards), here’s the full 2011 Lollapalooza lineup. As always, lineup is subject to change because of denied visas, band breakups, etc. You can pick up your tickets at www.lollapalooza.com. Will it sell out? We don’t think so but who thought Coachella would sell out in one weekend?

Check out the lineup inside.

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Junk Culture 2/26 House of Blues Boston Photos

March 1, 2011 drainu182 0

Junk Culture (aka Deepak Mantena) is on tour right now with his Illegal Arts labelmate Girl Talk. Saturday night, the tour stopped by the House of Blues in Boston. Our photographer Jennifer Murtha was there to catch Junk Culture in action. Check out the photos inside and head over to myspace.com/nojunkculture for upcoming tour dates and pick up the newest release Summer Friends.

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Girl Talk Announces More Tour Dates, Co-Headlining NY Governor’s Ball Music Festival

February 22, 2011 drainu182 0

After spending his first two weeks in Pittsburgh since 2011 began, Gregg Gillis (aka Girl Talk) is hitting the road again this week continuing his 40+ city tour of North America in support of his new album, All Day. Following 22 sold out shows on the first leg of the tour, the second run kicks off this Thursday, February 24th at Terminal 5. Since the initial tour announcement, second Girl Talk shows have been added in Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, …

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Junk Culture Shares New Single, Touring w/Girl Talk

January 17, 2011 drainu182 0

Oxford Mississippi native Deepak Mantena of creative pop-project Junk Culture developed the sound for his newest release, Summer Friends, from a lifetime collection of sounds he’d captured on a handheld recorder. Drawing on inspiration he found in the vibrant harmonies, psychedelic noises and dance rhythms that saturated his environment, he created alluring melodies using guitar, keyboard, and percussion and topped them off with choruses of his own explosive vocals. Experimenting with recording and sampling the symphony of sounds from his …

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Virgin Mobile Free Fest 2009 (Yes, It’s Free)

June 24, 2009 drainu182 1

There are a lot of summer concert festivals going on but none is more appealing at the moment more than the 2009 Virgin Mobile “FreeFest.” On August 30th at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., Aug. 30, more than 35,000 fans will be able to see Weezer, blink-182, Franz Ferdinand, Public Enemy, Jet, The National, Girl Talk, The Bravery, The Hold Steady, St. Vincent, Wale, Taking Back Sunday and more for FREE. “Taking care of our loyal customers comes …