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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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FYF Fest 2014 Lineup feat. The Strokes, Phoenix, & HAIM

posted by Oscar May 16, 2014

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The Strokes back! This year’s inclusion of The Strokes on the Governors Ball lineup was a major surprise some months ago, but with a gig at the Capital Theatre and now FYF Fest 2014, it looks like the iconic NY band will be making their highly-anticipated return sooner rather than later.

As far as the rest of the lineup for this LA festival (August 23-24) goes, there are plenty of other big names to be excited about like Phoenix, HAIM, Earl Sweatshirt, Mac DeMarco and our up-and-coming guys, Twin Peaks. Other notable names on this list are Interpol, Run The Jewels, Blood Orange and solo sets from Strokes members Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond, Jr.

See the official poster with the daily breakdown of the full lineup above and get tickets/more info here.

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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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Video: Phoenix – “Chloroform” (Dir. by Sofia Coppola)

posted by Oscar November 12, 2013


Phoenix teamed up with Sofia Coppola (Lost In Translation) and had her direct their latest video for “Chloroform.” The Bankrupt! track makes for a great tune to apply artsy visuals to.

MoMA also has an interview with Coppola about the making of the video. See the video by clicking on the image above.


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Lollapalooza Chile & Argentina 2014 Lineups Include Chili Peppers & Arcade Fire

posted by Oscar November 4, 2013

Earlier tonight (11/4), the headliners for the Chile and Argentina editions of Lollapalooza were announced. The lineups for both festivals will feature Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, Pixies, Vampire Weekend, Axwell, and Imagine Dragons. Also set to perform during these South American dates include The Strokes singer Julian Casablancas, Johnny Marr, Kid Cudi and Lorde, among others.

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The fourth annual Lollapalooza Chile will take place March 29-30, 2014 at Parque O’Higgins, Santiago and the first edition of Lollapalooza Argentina will take place April 1-2, 2014 in Buenos Aires. The official lineup for Chile can be seen in the video above and the Argentina video is shown below. Continue Reading

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Phoenix feat. R. Kelly – “Trying To Be Cool” (Remix)

posted by Oscar August 14, 2013

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French band and Lolla 2013 headliners, Phoenix had hinted not long ago that they’d be possibly record something with Chicago’s own R. Kelly… And now we’ve got a collaboration between the two.

Kelly and Phoenix have remixed the latter’s “Trying To Be Cool,” keeping it’s core sound but with the Chicago R&B singer holding chorus duties and even adding a verse.

Purchase the track here – smarturl.it/PhoenixRKellyRemix

Hear “Trying To Be Cool (Remix)” below. Continue Reading

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Video: Phoenix-Trying To Be Cool

posted by Alberto July 2, 2013

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Phoenix just released their official video for “Trying To Be Cool” off of Bankrupt! The cool new video was made in conjunction with The Creators Project. Check out the video up above.

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Events: Austin City Limits Lineup Includes Atoms for Peace, Kings of Leon, Muse

posted by Oscar May 7, 2013

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The lineup for Austin’s other major festival, Austin City Limits (ACL), has unveiled its 2013 lineup. Some of the bands/artists that are heading down to ATX for the 2 weekend festival (October 4-6 + 11-13) include Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace, Muse, Kings Of Leon, Phoenix, Passion Pit, D’Angelo, Vampire Weekend, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar and 80’s staples like Depeche Mode, The Cure and Lionel Richie. Continue Reading

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Video: Phoenix Perform “Trying To Be Cool” On ‘Letterman’

posted by Oscar May 1, 2013

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After finally releasing their latest album, Bankrupt!, Phoenix went on Late Show with David Letterman to play their track “Trying To Be Cool.” The Frenchmen put on an excellent performance and played one of the better tracks off the new album.

See the clip above.

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Review: Phoenix- ‘Bankrupt!’

posted by Oscar April 22, 2013

2013 has been a very special year for Phoenix and for fans of the French band; they’ve performed on SNL & Jimmy Kimmel Live!, they’ve rocked Coachella, they’ve still got plenty more touring to do, including Lollapalooza this summer, and they’ve just released their new album. Bankrupt! is the follow up to their breakthrough album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, in which they continue with their brand of synth-driven, fast-slow songs with catchy hooks. Continue Reading