Sometime in 2009, a friend directed me to Foster the People’s website (not Myspace, but official site) — there was a photo of these four hipster dudes dressed in suits for a party and playing with balloons. There was a little music player at the bottom of the page with just two songs. Not much other information to go on.
Kick off your Memorial Day Weekend with this video from Justice, showing off their latest single “Civilization.” You might be thinking what does this French duo has anything to do in commemorating this American holiday, but once you see the amount of bison in this video, you’ll have an idea. Stay tuned for their upcoming album coming out sometime this year. Enjoy!
Ready to catch Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” with your own lense? The 90s-era grunge rockers are back with a reunion tour, and they are offering one lucky photographer a chance to take pics with a VIP guest photo pass when it stops in San Francisco on July 21st.
Gabor Schablitzki, aka Robag Wruhme, is a German house and techno producer/DJ who consistently impresses his listeners in the living room and on the dance floor. He performs in support of his recent release Thora Vukk (Pampa Records) with Maceo Plex and Adnan Sharif at Public Works this Friday.
Katie Stelmanis, the founder and mega-voice behind Toronto-based band Austra (pronounced Ow-stra) grew up a classically trained musician, sang in the Canadian Children’s Opera, and was headed to continue her studies at university when she took a life-changing turn, she saw a punk show and decided to skip college and form a band.
“Who the heck is Chet Faker?” To be honest, I don’t think many people know the Wikipedia-worthy answer to that question. What I do know is that this Melbourne based electronic artist just released a killer rendition of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” that suddenly has people looking for answers (and grooving in the meantime).
Tres Lingerie, consisting of duo Johan Churchill and Jordan Presnick, make music that’s guaranteed to send you back into the days of funky disco boogying. Currently residents of San Francisco’s renowned Go BANG! parties, they specialize in 80s disco sounds that can only be found from hours of crate digging.