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Video: Lorde Covers The 1975’s “Somebody Else” in Paris

posted by Oscar October 6, 2017

During her concert at le Zénith in Paris, Lorde hit the crowd with a cover of a song by The 1975. In Europe as part of her Melodrama Tour, Lorde performed a live rendition of the Manchester band’s “Somebody Else.”

As Pitchfork points out, Lorde has previously expressed her love for the track on Twitter, most recently stating that it’s her “most-listened-to song on spotify” of 2016.

Check it out above.

Via Stereogum

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Lorde Adds Run The Jewels and Mitski to her 2018 ‘Melodrama Tour’

posted by Oscar October 4, 2017

Lorde has revealed the artists that will be kick things off and rile up crowds as part of the New Zealand singer’s forthcoming Melodrama Tour. The supporting acts include Run The Jewels, Mitski, and Tove Styrke, and they have also teased that “special guests” will also participate.

The North American tour will start on March 1 in Milwaukee and will conclude April 15 in Nashville. Along with announcing the show openers, Lorde has announced the addition of a Seattle show for March 9th.

Take a look at the dates below. Continue Reading

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Life Is Beautiful 2017 Lineup Announced, feat. Chance The Rapper, Gorillaz, Blink-182, Muse

posted by Oscar April 25, 2017

The annual Las Vegas music festival Life Is Beautiful has revealed its lineup for the 2017 today and it’s proving to be one of their best ever. This year’s collection is stacked on pretty much every genre, with some of the bigger names including Chance The Rapper, Muse, Gorillaz, Lorde, and Blink-182.

Some of the other dope names on the lineup include MGMT, Cage The Elephant, ScHoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, HAIM, Pusha T, Vince Staples, Sean Paul, Two Door Cinema Club, De La Soul, and THEY.

The festival will take place downtown Las Vegas on September 22-24, and it will also include Cirque Du Soleil, Bill Nye, and a comedy showcase.

Tickets on sale 10AM PDT Thursday! lifeisbeautiful.com

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Lollapalooza 2017 Lineup Features Chance The Rapper, Arcade Fire, Blink-182, Big Sean & more

posted by Oscar March 22, 2017

It’s heeeeeere!! The Lollapalooza lineup has arrived in the early, early hours of the morning (6am tho?!) and less than one day after 4-day passes sold out, we find out who’s playing Grant Park between August 3-6.

Chance all but confirmed his inclusion yesterday, but now we come to learn that young Chance The Rapper is actually the first name on this year’s lineup! Joining him to headline the storied festival are Arcade Fire, Muse, Blink-182, Cage The Elephant, Lorde, Run The Jewels, Alt-J, Big Sean, and The Shins.

But as with every year, it’s not just about the headliners!! Some of the other dope names that this year’s roster has to offer are other POD favorites like Migos, Spoon, Kaytranada, Ryan Adams, Phantogram, Mac DeMarco, Royal Blood, Highly Suspect, Aminé, Joey Bada$$, Charli XCX, Sampha, and Maggie Rogers.

Along with Chano, the Chicago presence on this lineup is also quite dope. This year we can catch acts that we fully endorse like Whitney, Noname, The O’My’s, Kweku Collins, and The Walters as the hometown highlights.

At the time of publication, you can still purchase single-day tickets on the Lollapalooza website.

See the lineup in the poster above or listed below. Continue Reading

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Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup Announced feat. U2, Chance The Rapper, The Weeknd, RHCP

posted by Oscar January 11, 2017

The lineup for Bonnaroo 2017 has been revealed and it features U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and Chance The Rapper all getting top billing.

Taking place June 8-11 in Manchester, TN will also see performances from Lorde, Travis Scott, Cage The Elephant, Future Islands, Milky Chance, Royal Blood, Gallant, D.R.A.M., Flatbush Zombies, Margo Price, Francis and the Lights, Noname, The Orwells, Kevin Abstract, and White Reaper. See the lineup in full on the poster above and here.

Tickets are on sale now.

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Governors Ball 2017 Lineup Announced feat. Chance the Rapper, Tool, Phoenix, Childish Gambino

posted by Oscar January 4, 2017

The Governors Ball Music Festival today announced their 2017 lineup and it features Tool, Chance The Rapper, Phoenix, and Childish Gambino on the top of the bill.

Some of the other notable names on the roster include Lorde, Flume, Wu-Tang Clan, Logic, Cage The Elephant, Mark Ronson vs. Kevin Parker (of Tame Impala), Schoolboy Q, Franz Ferdinand,, Mac DeMarco, Charli XCX, Royal Blood, Danny Brown, Kehlani, The Orwells, and Zane Lowe. See the full lineup on the Governors Ball website.

Gov Ball will take place June 2-4 at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Tickets go on sale Friday, 1/6 at 12pm EST: governorsballmusicfestival.com/tickets

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Coachella 2017 Lineup Announced feat. Radiohead, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar

posted by Oscar January 3, 2017

Happy New Year to you! Coachella have announced the 2017 lineup and once again they brought out the big guns with Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar all headlining.

Some of the other notable acts playing the festival this year include Lorde, Travis Scott, Father John Misty, Mac Miller, Hans Zimmer, Phantogram, Mac DeMarco, Bon Iver, Future, ScHoolboy Q, Gucci Mane, Tory Lanez, Majid Jordan, Kehlani, Galantis, Kaytranada, and Whitney. See the full lineup in the poster above and the Coachella website.

As has been the case in recent years, the festival will run on two weekends, with the 2017 edition of the festival taking place on April 14-16 and 21-23 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, California.

Festival passes for both weekends go on sale Wednesday, January 4th at 11AM PST. coachella.com

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Video: Lorde, Gary Oldman, Annie Lennox Pay Tribute To David Bowie at The BRIT Awards 2016

posted by Oscar February 24, 2016

The loss of David Bowie earlier this year is still sending waves across the music world and tonight’s Brit Awards 2016 became the latest to pay their respects to the icon. At this year’s award show, The BRITs honored Bowie with a BRITs Icon Award words via Annie Lennox and Gary Oldman, who shared some words on just how impactful his career was across the decades.

Lorde, for her part, hit the stage with Bowie’s band for a cover performance of “Life on Mars.” Click through to the 8:55 mark to see performance portion of the tribute.

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Disclosure Feat. Lorde – “Magnets”

posted by Ellena Rodriguez September 23, 2015

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We are only two days away from Disclosure’s long-awaited album, Caracal, and now they have hit us with another highly anticipated track, “Magnets”, which features New Zealand’s finest…Lorde. The song was premiered by Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio today and now we have it here for you to take a listen.

Their second album will also feature dope artists such as Sam Smith, The Weeknd, and Miguel… so don’t forget to pick up a copy on September 25th. Don’t miss Disclosure when they stop in Chicago where the Lawrence brothers will perform at Navy Pier on October 15th. (Click here for tickets!)

And click here to check out their collab track with Lorde and take a look at the track list for Caracal down below.

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Video: Lorde Performs “Yellow Flicker Beat” on ‘The Tonight Show’

posted by Oscar November 26, 2014

Last night the New Zealand sensation Lorde went on The Tonight Show to perform her Hunger Games soundtrack lead single, “Yellow Flicker Beat.” As you can imagine, the performance was brilliant and Lorde demonstrated just how well her talent translates beyond the studio. See that above.

Below you can find Lorde sitting with Fallon and talking about the Mockingjay, Part 1 soundtrack, how she became “Lorde,” and her friendship with Taylor Swift. Continue Reading