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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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Outside Lands Announces Lineup for Night Shows

July 7, 2010 drainu182 0

Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Productions and Starr Hill Presents are excited to announce the lineup for the Outside Lands Night Shows. For fans that haven’t had their fill of music after an incredible day in Golden Gate Park, the festival has taken over four San Francisco clubs – The Independent, Mezzanine, Mighty and The Rickshaw Stop. These clubs will host rare, intimate performances by the following artists: Levon Helm Band Ramble, Jimmy Cliff, Hercules and Love Affair, Tokyo Police Club, …

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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

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KROQ Weenie Roast 2010 Lineup (Presale Thursday)

May 10, 2010 drainu182 0

106.7 KROQ LA has announced details for their Weenie Roast 2010 concert on Saturday June 5th. Stone Temple Pilots and Sublime with Rome are set to co-headline. The rest of the lineup includes Hole, Silversun Pickups, DEVO, Paramore, Deftones, Spoon, Chevelle, Cage The Elephant, The Dirty Heads, Against Me!, The Temper Trap and Passion Pit. The exclusive KROQ Pre-sale starts Thursday, May 13th at 12:00pm (PT) online only to KROQ Street Team members. To get the password for the …

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The Joy Formidable First Act Signed To Passion Pit’s Ayad Al Adhamy’s Black Bell Label

March 24, 2010 drainu182 0

Wales trio The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell Records, the label founded by Passion Pit‘s Ayad Al Adhamy. The band’s debut release on Black Bell will be an 8-song EP titled A Balloon Called Moaning on May 4. The EP was recorded in the band’s home bedroom studio, and was entirely self-produced.

Of his roster’s first act, Ayad says that “The Joy Formidable grabbed my attention when I first heard the EP. …

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The Temper Trap – “Fader” Video

December 8, 2009 drainu182 0

London-based-band The Temper Trap have just released a brand new video for the song “Fader,” from their debut album Conditions released on Glassnote/Columbia. The video was directed by Andy Huchison, and can be seen here:

With hugely successful shows across the US this Fall, The Temper Trap have established themselves as one of the best live bands of the year. The New York Times said, “The Temper Trap…plunged into anthems of self-discovery with the martial drive of U2, …

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The Temper Trap Music Hall of Williamsburg 10/22 CMJ

October 24, 2009 drainu182 0

The Temper Trap have been all over the place this week. They played Thursday night at Music Hall of Williamsburg with Mumford & Sons (MUST SEE BAND). This is our first time catching The Temper Trap and we’re impressed. They’re kind of a softer/less dancier version of Bloc Party. Their best song is “Sweet Disposition” and it’s one of those songs that you know that you’ll hear in a movie or tv show during a character’s love scene. The Australian …