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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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Big Freedia Debut EP Out March 29th

March 24, 2011 drainu182 1

Big Freedia, the reigning queen of the rich New Orleans Bounce music scene, is releasing her debut EP on the intrepid Scion A/V label. Slated for a March 29th release, the EP will mark a turning point in the relatively marginalized yet staunchly creative Bounce community. Proponents of the genre are an accurate representation of the diverse NOLA populace at large: rich, poor, famous, unheard of, stark and serious or tongue-in-cheek. Big Freedia occupies a unique place within …

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B.O.M.B. Fest Announces 3rd Annual Festival For May 28-29

February 28, 2011 drainu182 0

The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. Watch the lineup announcement HERE. For the first time, this year’s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Fest’s new site partner, Western Connecticut …

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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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Matt & Kim New Single “Cameras” Out Digitally August 31

August 19, 2010 drainu182 0

On August 31st, Matt and Kim will release “Cameras”, the first single off their upcoming third full-length album, out this fall via FADER Label. Recorded in Atlanta, GA with producer Ben Allen, “Cameras” will be Matt and Kim’s first new original music since the release of their critically acclaimed sophomore album Grand.

The release of the new single follows their recent show at this year’s Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago. From the moment they appeared on the Adidas MEGA stage at …