Ben Folds is in the middle of a tour blending his classic piano-hipster aesthetic and a full orchestra that’s being dubbed The Ben Folds Orchestra Experience. Our friend Tim Bottchen was at the St. Louis stop on Saturday night and brought back this photo gallery from the show. –EditorPHOTOS: Ben Folds + St. Louis Symphony @ Powell Hall, St. Louis 4/12/14 Ben Folds is in the middle of a tour blending his classic piano-hipster aesthetic and a full orchestra that’s being dubbed…
WATCH: Stevie Nicks + Jimmy Fallon (as Tom Petty) recreate “Stop Dragging My Heart Around” Video
Last night on The Tonight Show, Stevie Nicks stopped by and joined Jimmy Fallon for a faithful recreation of the classic Tom Petty / Stevie Nicks classic, “Stop Dragging My Heart Around”. Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic introduced the bit.
The War on Drugs recently released a new album called Lost In The Dream which has been on heavy rotation here at LIVE HQ. Our friend Justin Yee caught the band’s run through San Francisco here at the Independent and shot opener White Laces as well. Check out his full galleries below. –Editor
The War on DrugsPHOTO RECAP: The War on Drugs + White Laces @ The Independent, SF 4/1/14 The War on Drugs recently released a new album called Lost In The Dream which has been on heavy rotation here at LIVE HQ.
Outside Lands announces 2014 lineup
The lineup for this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival was just announced. Headlining this year will be Kanye West, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Killers, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arctic Monkeys and Tiësto. Following close behind at the top of the bill is Death Cab for Cutie, Disclosure, and The Flaming Lips. And I’m very excited to personally see Warpaint, Flume, Tycho, SBTRKT, Jagwar Ma
WATCH: Pharrell Williams - “Happy” + “Marilyn Monroe” on Saturday Night Live
Pharrell Williams (+ hat) was the musical guest on last night’s Saturday Night Live, and he brought a group of child backup dancers for his hit, “Happy” and an all-female string section for “Marilyn Monroe”: (more…)
WATCH: Skrillex (w/ Ragga Twins) - “Ragga Bomb”
It’s a bleak, dystopian future–refugees are part soldier & part scavengers. With washed out tones and broad, sweeping shots, this video is strikingly aesthetic. The gritty, churning nature of this song is echoed by the conflict between the militias in this futuristic wasteland, a conflict which is eventually solved with a light saber duel (of course). (more…)
Galactic has been tearing through the West Coast over the past few weeks and just did two nights at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, the new venue poised to be one of the best spots to see music west of the Mississippi. Our friend Paul Citone shot the band on the first of two nights and brought back this gallery. –EditorPHOTOS: Galactic @ Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas 3/28/14 Galactic has been tearing through the West Coast over the past few weeks and just did two nights at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, the new venue poised to be one of the best spots to see music west of the Mississippi.
The Hudson Project Music Festival Lineup Announced
A new music festival from the promotions team MCP Presents just got announced and features a huge lineup for a first time fest. Dubbed The Hudson Project, this music festival is set for the weekend of July 11-13, 2014 at Winston Farm in Saugerties, New York, and headliners Kendrick Lamar, Bassnectar, Modest Mouse, Flaming Lips, STS9, and Moby (DJ set style) will all be anchoring the lineup. Tons…