UK pop legends Squeeze have announced that they’ll be returning to the States in April for select dates, including their debut performances at Coachella. Kicking off in San Diego on April 10th, the tour brings them to Coachella on April 14th and 21st, along with other shows in select US markets. Squeeze will be releasing a limited-edition white vinyl package, Live at the Fillmore, on April 14th, available only at the band’s US tour dates and through their website.
Following her highly acclaimed fall tour, Feist announces a new string of state side spring and summer dates in support of Metals (Cherrytree/Interscope). Kicking things off with a two weekend stint at Coachella, Feist will make stops everywhere from Austin, TX, to the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City, a headlining spot at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, IL, and a set at the famed New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Explosions In The Sky has followed up recent news of the band’s appearances at this year’s Coachella and Sasquatch festivals with its first confirmed headline dates of the new year. The new shows expand on an itinerary that has included Explosions In The Sky’s biggest ever headline dates–from New York’s Radio City Music Hall to last month’s performance at London’s Brixton Academy–and a debut performance on The Late Show With David Letterman.
On Monday, November 1st, 2011, Project Rhythm Seed’s Myles Crawley met up with Danish Producer/DJ/Songwriter Anders Trentemøller to discuss growing up in Denmark, his early successes, his current tour and what’s coming up next. Following are excerpts from that conversation, along with a review of Trentemøller’s live show the same night.
By Myles Crawley
Klaxons are hitting our shores this month for a national headlining tour with stops at Ultra Music Festival and Coachella. Their single “Echoes” has received the remix treatment from Steve Aoki, be sure to listen and download. Klaxons are a British indie rock band, based in London and made up of Jamie Reynolds (bass, vocals), James Righton(keyboards, vocals), Simon Taylor-Davies (guitars) andSteffan Halperin (drums).
Trentemøller Announces European and US Tour Dates, Full Band Performances at Coachella, Ultra Music Festival and More!
Danish electronic artist Anders Trentemøller, has announced his long-awaited US tour dates and scheduled appearances at Coachella and Ultra 2011 with more to be announced soon. Embarking on a successful European tour last fall, the producer continues on the road in support of his celebrated sophomore release, Into The Great Wide Yonder, kicking things off with a run of DJ sets throughout Europe and South America, then coming to the states with a full live band in March.
How can you describe Animal Collective? With every new record you hold your breath. Early releases like Spirit They’ve Gone, Spirit They’ve Vanished and Here Comes The Indian pulled each other apart in a kaleidoscope of ideas. Sung Tongs leapt out of the speakers full of sophisticated, primitive campfire hollers and harmonies. Feels was more mysterious and celestial, a little more introverted. Throughout their recordings the band always sounded starry eyed, as if intoxicated by their ability to fuse a basic need to pummel and scream into some strange new harmony.
Menomena, the acclaimed Portland, OR group, will be touring this spring in support of their recent Barsuk Records release Mines. In addition to headlining club shows, the band will be performing at the SXSW music conference in Austin, TX, the Coachella music festival in Indio, CA, and the multi-city Laneway Festival in Australia.
Menomena will also be overseeing FILMguerrero’s reissue of the band’s indie-classic debut album I Am The Fun Blame Monster as a CD/DVD package with extensive bonus materials. The reissue will be available on U.S. tour dates and at retail this spring.
By: Daniel Ucko
Virtual band Gorillaz releases its first album in five years Tuesday, just in time to transfix listeners before a headlining gig on the third day of Coachella in April. “Plastic Beach“, the third studio album from co-creators Daman Albarn and Jamie Hewlett is equally exotic, interesting, refreshing and weird. And you can stream the whole thing right now on NPR by clicking here.