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Lollapalooza 2014 LiveStream Schedule

posted by Oscar July 29, 2014

Lolla 2014 LiveStream

It’s Lolla week and all of us holding wristbands for the biggest music fest hitting Chicago this year have plenty to look forward to with some of the biggest acts in the world set to play in our city from August 1-3. But for those who weren’t lucky enough to be able to attend Lollapalooza this year, Red Bull and the music fest have teamed to livestream some of the more notable shows (over 200 hours-worth!) from this weekend so that fans anywhere outside the confines of Grant Park can see the action.

Stream Lollapalooza 2014 here: Lollapalooza.redbull.tv

See the full schedule above; some of the choice picks from us at POD include:

Friday: Interpol (5 PM), Lorde (7 PM), Broken Bells (7 PM), Arctic Monkeys (8:30 PM)

Saturday:  Manchester Orchestra (5:45 PM), Foster The People (7 PM), Outkast (8:15 PM)

Sunday: Cage The Elephant (4 PM), Childish Gambino (7:15 PM), Kings of Leon (8:30 PM), Skrillex (8:30 PM), Chance the Rapper (8:45 PM)

 

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Lollapalooza 2014 Aftershows feat. Skrillex, Nas, The 1975 + more

posted by Oscar June 3, 2014

Lollapalooza 2014 - Aftershows

We’re about two months away from Lollapalooza 2014 and those of us lucky enough with tickets to this music festival are surely counting down the days while those without them got a lifeline today with the announcement of this year’s Lolla “Aftershows.” Some of the acts performing around the city for Lolla weekend include Skrillex, Nas with Vic Mensa, Interpol, SaveMoney, The 1975, Chvrches, and Spoon. Some of the other notable names playing Chicago beyond the fest include Young The Giant, Disclosure, Cage The Elephant, Broken Bells and more.

Check out the full schedule now at Do312 and get your tickets starting this Friday, June 6 at 10AM CT.

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Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup: Kanye West, Elton John, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, Frank Ocean

posted by Oscar February 20, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup

Last night, one of America’s most important festivals announced its lineup and it’s one for the ages. While this one isn’t one of the 40 fests a reunited OutKast would perform at, it does however feature the like of Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, Frank Ocean, Vampire Weekend and the legendary Elton John. Also making appearances in Manchester, TN between June 12-15th will be Phoenix, Chance The Rapper, Neutral Milk Hotel, Ms. Lauryn Hill and many more.

On the comedy side you can see the likes of Ed Helms, Taran Killam and Hannibal Buress. See the full list in the poster above.

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Broken Bells feat. Ringo Starr – “And I Love Her” (Live on ‘Letterman’)

posted by Oscar February 4, 2014

Broken Bells are taking part of this week’s Late Show with David Letterman tribute to celebrate reaching the 50 years mark of The Beatles first arriving in America, and their cover was the ballad, “And I Love Her.” The cover featured old footage of Beatles-era Ring Starr to provide the drum part while the duo performed the rest of the instrumentation and vocals.

Danger Mouse held it down on the keys while James Mercer’s vocals were warm and emotive, staying true to the song lyrics and Paul’s original. The addition of those few seconds-long sample of “I Am The Walrus” was the icing on the cake.

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Video: Broken Bells Perform “After The Disco” & “Holding On For Life” Live on ‘Kimmel’

posted by Oscar January 30, 2014

Power duo Broken Bells went on Jimmy Kimmel Live and performed two new tracks from their latest project. Along with the title track, “After The Disco” (shown above), BB also performed “Holding On For Life” (below). Check them out.

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Broken Bells – “After The Disco”

posted by Oscar January 7, 2014

Broken Bells - After The Disco

Broken Bells have unveiled their latest record, “After The Disco,” their first after their last album dropped in 2010. The collaboration between Danger Mouse and James Mercer (The Shins) is sounding pretty alright on the title track and looks to be a good sign of what’s to come from their second studio album, set for a February 4 release.

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