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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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The Cure “Reflections” Set For Vivid Live, Will Perform First Three Albums Live

May 6, 2011 drainu182 0

One of the world’s most enduringly influential bands, The Cure have today been confirmed to perform for Vivid LIVE at The Sydney Opera House, curated by Modular’s Stephen “Pav” Pavlovic.

Hear how The Cure became the voice of generations with the performance of three releases that etched them into our consciousness.

The Cure will be appearing onstage with a uniquely evolving line-up of band members past and present, The Cure “Reflections” will see the band perform their first …

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Tame Impala Announce U.S. Tour Dates

February 15, 2011 drainu182 0

Tame Impala spent most of 2010 traversing the globe, playing barefoot on stages from Boise to Belgium, from their languid beachfront hometown of Perth to Bowery Ballroom and beyond. Along the way, they picked up Rolling Stone Australia’s Album of the Year award, Best New Music from Pitchfork for their debut album Innerspeaker, props from Diplo, Erol Alkan, Flying Lotus, and Wayne Coyne, and have just been crowned one of Spin’s ‘Next Big Things’ in their annual look at the …

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Tame Impala’s Kevin & Cam Remix Abbe May “Mammalian Locomotion” (Download)

December 5, 2010 drainu182 0

Western Australia’s ABBE MAY has released a new remix of her new single “Mammalian Locomotion” from Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker and Cam Avery. Hot from their award for album of the year from Australia’s Triple J radio, the duo has done a cracking job in bringing out another side to Abbe’s blues rock sound.

Australian journalists have flagged her as a pioneering and important presence in the future of rock and roll and upon hearing Abbe May’s new single, …

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New Tame Impala “Expectation” Video

December 2, 2010 drainu182 0

‘Expectation’, the third single from Tame Impala’s critically acclaimed debut album InnerSpeaker, now has a video to accompany it. Directed by Clemens Habicht and shot in an autumnal forest outside of Paris, the video uses 360 cameras to capture a dizzying outdoor day-to-night performance from the band. It premiered on Pitchfork and the Modular blog today. Check out the video below the tour dates.

InnerSpeaker is available from all digital retailers, and on vinyl exclusively at Insound.


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STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS Confirm Tour With Tame Impala

October 4, 2010 drainu182 0

Oklahoma City psych/prog/experimental pop quartet STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS will hit the road in support of the debut album, THE BIRTH for the months of November and December with New Zealand psychedelic-pop rockers, Tame Impala.

Over the past couple years STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS have recorded and toured with OKC brethren and label mates, The Flaming Lips. You’ll recall both bands joined forces to record their updated interpretation of Pink Floyd’s 1973 classic album, THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON …

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New Tame Impala “Lucidity” Video

September 30, 2010 drainu182 0

For a group of laidback, barefoot young men from the far reaches of the Australian wild, Tame Impala are having quite the year. On Monday morning, the band awoke to the news they had been nominated for 5 ARIA Awards, including the prestigious ‘Album Of The Year’ award, and today sees the band launch the video for their track ‘Lucidity’, which can be viewed via the Modular website . This week also marks the last time the band will be …