Conversations at Infest last night were as entertaining as Black Flag itself: "See you at the edge of the pit!" "Dude, we're seeing Black Flag! And you don't have to shave your head for it!" "Goddammit, where are the chairs?! I can't stand up this long anymore!" I fully expected to walk in on an illicit Geritol transaction in the men's room.
Yesterday on New.Music.Live. we revealed the Top 3 finalists for the Much and Coca-Cola Covers Competition and the Oducado Twins came out of the Top 10 swinging with their cover of Phillip Phillips' breakthrough track, Home .
Yesterday on New.Music.Live. we revealed the Top 3 finalists for the Much and Coca-Cola Covers Competition and the Neil Pranjivan came out of the Top 10 with his cover of Frank Ocean's breakthrough track, Thinkin Bout You .
ArtsQuest's Musikfest Cafe has added blues guitarist Popa Chubby, "Classic Albums Live - The Beatles," "The Music of Simon & Garfunkel performed by AJ Swearingen & Jonathan Beedle," "Big Shot - The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience" and Bethlehem-based rockers Billy Bauer Band to its summer lineup.
Some artists just sound better remixed. Case in point: Lana Del Rey . Her drawl works surprisingly well with a number of different sounds, including dubstep, '80s synth, techno, even Jay-Z. Her songs lend themselves to the creative appeal of remix artists who have mastered taking her sound to a whole new level.
If a first-year music festival draws 8,000 people to an NFL stadium in the sweltering heat of late May in Tampa, how on earth does it grow? At that point, is there really any room to get bigger? The organizers of Saturday's Sunset Music Festival believe so.
With music institutions - especially those in less commercial genres - struggling musicians and fans have had to get social and entrepreneurial, increasingly relying on grassroots funding and informal venues.