Two-piece UK electronic duo Mount Kimbie are currently touring the U.S. to promote their recently released minimal and progressive album Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, a uniquely ambient follow-up to their highly-acclaimed 2010 debut album Crooks and Lovers.
Dustin and Dylan of Bay Area electronic production duo K Theory have been making hits as well as touring the states steady throughout 2012 with their hard yet melodic tunes. They play their first large music festival this weekend at Wintersalt and we spoke to Dylan as they geared up for the performance.
Wether you’re going out of town or staying local with a few friends this weekend our 3-day weekend mix will help you kick off the festivities. We’ve packed it with over 3 hours of new and essential tracks for dancing or chilling – it’s your call – it’s your weekend.
Vessel’s weekly electronic music party from LA’s Dim Mak Records – Obey the Kitty – hosts local Rock It Science Laboratories’ head labmaster Eric Sharp this week, just after the release of his new EP.
This Friday, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (GAFFTA), XLR8R, Two Circles and Cunei Media are throwing a promising party with artists, producers and musicians who bring innovative contributions to digital art and electronic music culture. Come support local talent and acclaimed New York bass masters at GAFFTA for an extraordinary night of art and aural delight from the Compound sound system!
Local electro-pop band The Frail has re-emerged from their year-long hibernation with a new lineup and a brand new EP released on Tricycle Records. Lasers Over Lovers features uptempo, party-driven, straightforward dance tracks characterized by overly catchy, disco-influenced melodies and high-pitched vocals.
*Update: 3 day passes are now sold out
The days of predictions for this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival are over. That’s right folks, the moment has finally arrived! As always the headliners aren’t always the biggest reasons to the travel hundreds of miles away from civilization to the dry desert of Indio California. Although Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire and Kanye West will be drawing large crowds from all over the country we’re excited to see Empire of the Sun, the triumphant return of Death From Above 1979, Cold War Kids, Animal Collective, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Broken Social Scene, PJ Harvey, The Presets, She Wants Revenge, HEALTH, Yelle, Menomena, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Cold Cave, Glasser, Moving Units, and Skrillex.
Of course we’ll be making a trip to Indio…know anyone who has an extra spot in their van?
April 15th, 16th & 17th in Indio, CA
Full Lineup and ticket info:
It’s official, Empire of the Sun’s unique and mind-numbing live show is coming back to the US for Ultra Music Festival 2011. Every year the festival brings the biggest acts in Electronic music to the stage and this year is no exception. Update: The festival is now Sold Out!