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Jack White, Skrillex, M83, Albama Shakes Lead 2012 Virgin Mobile Freefest Lineup

August 13, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

Today the lineup for the 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest presented by LG was announced by select fans who took part in a contest to guess the lineup on Virgin Mobile’s Twitter page (@virginmlive). The Billboard award-winning festival, known for the inventive and unexpected experience in addition to unforgettable performances, will be hosted again for free. The festival will feature some of the most talked about, most appreciated, most relevant and most eclectic artists – filling two Main Stages and the …

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Das Racist Announce Relax Tour

August 11, 2011 drainu182 0

Das Racist recently announced that their new album Relax will be released on September 13th. Now, tour dates to accompany the album are available. After an album release show at Bowery Ballroom on September 12th, the band embarks on a fall tour kicking off at the Middle East in Boston and running through the Branx in Portland, OR on November 7th. Check out the full tour dates below and isten to the new single “Michael Jackson” here (Buy it on

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Das Racist To Release Official LP Relax On September 13

July 8, 2011 drainu182 0

Overtly political pop-rap experimentalists Das Racist, like Atlanta-based hip-hop group Tag Team, are “back again” with their sprawling, visionary cyberdelic, Black Eyed Peas-ian, epic tone-poem of a debut album, RELAX slated for release September 13th on Greedhead Music, the imprint piloted by member Himanshu Suri. Featuring production from Diplo, Vampire Weekend’s ROSTAM, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder, Drake songwriter Francis Farewell Starlite, and cameos from beloved Detroit rap eccentric Danny Brown, El-P and the ever-reclusive tiny genius rapper Despot, the album …

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BBU x Das Racist Release New Collaboration “Please, No Pictures”

February 16, 2011 drainu182 0

After playing together at CMJ 2009, BBU x Das Racist kept a good rapport over the following months, as each artist grew in their respective niches, they both began talking about a collaboration. In July, BBU brought Das Racist out to Chicago to perform at the popular monthly ‘Party At Your Mom’s House’. During the weekend they were in Chicago the two groups jumped into Michael Kolar’s Soundscape Studios alongside Chicago tastemakers Ruby Hornet, and laid down ‘Please, …

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Sasquatch Festival Lineup Announced (Foo Fighters To Headline)

February 7, 2011 drainu182 1

The 10th anniversary of Sasquatch! Music Festival will proudly feature:

Foo Fighters, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse , Wilco, The Flaming Lips (performing The Soft Bulletin & more), The Decemberists, Bright Eyes, Iron & Wine, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Bassnectar, Robyn, Flogging Molly, Death From Above 1979, Pink Martini, Cold War Kids, Old 97’s, Ratatat, Wolf Parade, Chromeo, Guided By Voices, Yeasayer, Beach House, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Local Natives, Matt & Kim, Deerhunter, Mstrkrft, Trailer Park Boys,

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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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New Das Racist Video “Ek Shaneesh”

September 8, 2010 drainu182 0

In anticipation for their upcoming mixtape Sit Down, Man, Das Racist are premiering their video for Ek Shaneesh on MTV Iggy!

The video, directed by Weird Days has the trio strolling through Queens, NY throwing as MTV Iggy likes to call it, an “international party”.

Check out the clip here :

Be sure also to join the mailing list at for the first official leak off Sit Down, Man and play the Who’s That Brooown video game on …

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September 1, 2010 drainu182 0

Das Racist will drop their second mixtape this year, Sit Down, Man, on Tuesday, September 14. But first, Pitchfork will exclusively premiere their video for “Who’s That? Brooown!” on Thursday, September 2, for the track culled from their prior mixtape, Shut Up, Dude.

Inspired and designed in the style of an 8-bit Nintendo game, the adventure for “Who’s That? Brooown!” is not merely a video but actually parallels a corresponding interactive game version where viewers can enter the Das Racist …