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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012 Lineup Announced

May 22, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Austin City Limits Music Festival has announced its lineup for the 2012 edition of the festival. Set to headline this year’s lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Black Keys and Jack White. Three day tickets and single day passes are still on-sale for the festival for the festival set for October 12th through the 14th. Pick them up here while they last.

Check out the full lineup below:

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and …

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Questlove’s Curated Shuffle Culture at BAM To Feature Deerhoof, Reggie Watts, Sasha Grey

April 2, 2012 drainu182 0

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson—DJ, producer, music journalist, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon bandleader, and drummer for the Grammy Award-winning hip-hop group The Roots—brings his wide-ranging musical experience to BAM for a two-night engagement.

Sharing the stage is the critically acclaimed psychedelic avant-rock group Deerhoof, beatboxing hip-hop a capella artist Rahzel, jazz pianist-composer and soundtrack creator D.D. Jackson, electronic sound shaper Jeremy Ellis, new music chamber orchestra Metropolis Ensemble, actress-model-musician Sasha Grey, the brilliant, unpredictable comedian-musician Reggie Watts, the noise band …

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The Roots and Bob Mould MOG At The Mohawk SXSW Photos

March 21, 2012 drainu182 0

MOG returned to the Mohawk in Austin this past Saturday for its annual unofficial SXSW party. The event, presented by Intel and Brita Music, featured performances The Roots, Bob Mould, Blitzen Trapper, Cloud Nothings, The War On Drugs, Howlin Rain, G-Side, K Flay and The Silent Comedy.

Our photographer Phil DeSimone was at the show to get some great shots of both headliners, The Roots and Bob Mould. Check out his photos below and head over to to …

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Tomorrow: MOG At The Mohawk with The Roots, Bob Mould & More!

March 16, 2012 drainu182 0

Tomorrow, Saturday March 17th, MOG returns to the Mohawk in Austin for their annual unofficial SXSW party. This year’s lineup features The Roots, Bob Mould, Blitzen Trapper, Cloud Nothings, The War On Drugs, Howlin Rain, G-Side, K Flay and The Silent Comedy.

The event, presented by Intel, is MOG’s signature party of the year. We go every year and we’ll definitely be there tomorrow (look for some photos from the show on the site next week).

The show is free, …

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Bruce Springsteen Visits Fallon (Videos)

March 3, 2012 drainu182 4

Bruce Springsteen returned to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for the final night of Bruce Springsteen Week (Springsteen and the E Street Band also performed on Monday night)

Springsteen and Fallon (once again impersonating Neil Young) covered LMFAO’s “Sexy And I Know It.” Following the performance, Bruce told Fallon a story about how he and Steven Van Zandt were denied entry into Disney and discussed Bruce’s various hairstyles and outfits throughout his career.

Then the Boss and the …

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The Afghan Whigs, Louis CK, The Roots Set For ATP’s “I’ll Be Your Mirror” In Asbury Park

February 24, 2012 drainu182 0

All Tomorrow’s Parties will be returning to Asbury Park, New Jersey with a new I’ll Be Your Mirror event, the Saturday night of which will be headlined by The Afghan Whigs (who have reunited after a 13 year hiatus) and curated by their frontman Greg Dulli. Formed in 1986, the bands career from then until 2001 saw them release six critically acclaimed albums during their career. Fusing classic rock with grunge-era distortion and a heavy soul influence, The Afghan Whigs …

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The Roots Release New Album undun

December 6, 2011 drainu182 0

The legendary Roots crew’s new studio album undun is out today through Island Def Jam. This release marks their first conceptually-based album and is based on a complex youth who struggles to define himself within a troubled inner city milieu and dies in the process. The album’s first single “Make My” featuring Big K.R.I.T was released November 1st oniTunes.

undun is an existential re-telling of the short life of one Redford Stephens (1974-1999). Through the use of emotives and Redford’s …

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The Roots Announce the Release of the “undun” App Tomorrow December 1st

November 30, 2011 drainu182 0

The Roots are set to debut a new App on December 1st as a companion piece to their new album undun (Island Def Jam), out December 6th. Through the use of photos, lyrics, a series of interviews and music video vignettes, the app provides an immersive experience that elucidates the life and times of one Redford Stephens (1974-1999), whom the album is based, a complex youth who struggles to definite himself within a troubled inner city milieu and dies in …

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The Roots – “Make My” Video

November 4, 2011 drainu182 1

Check out the first of four videos from undun, the next three to be released at 12:06pm the next three Tuesdays leading up to release on 12/06.

Enjoy “Make My” below: