Monday, April 21, 2008

Presidential Candidate #1

The new album from indie-electro group Electric President, titled Sleep Well begins with a sound-scape that is painted with colours of negativity and melodramatic intent. However, as the album unfolds, a brighter frame envelops the initial dreary sound. The album is especially drenched in radiant colour and emotion from the bright riffs and nonchalant tambourines of "It's Like a Heartbeat, Only it Isn't" to the quick, electronic tempo and uplifting melody of "Robophobia".

This sophomore album aims to impress

Thursday, April 10, 2008


check it.


Sunday, April 6, 2008

Oh, the festivities

The snow has melted and finals are around the corner, which means its time to start thinking about where you're going to find the money to travel across north america all summer.
Lets take a look at summer 2008's music festival prospects:

1. Coachella-  April 25-27 * Indio, California. Lineup:Death Cab for Cutie, Justice, MIA, Dredg, Manchester Orchestra, Minus the Bear, Metric. Youre bound to find a band you love playing.
2. Bonnaroo Music Festival- June 12-15  Manchester, Tennessee. Lineup: Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Sigur Ros, M.I.A, Iron & Wine, Broken Social Scene, Rilo Kiley, !!! and the list goes on.  Minus ten points for Pearl Jam and Metallica
3. Lollapalooza- August 1-3 Grant Park, Chicago Lineup: N/A till April 7th... but rumour has it that the lineup includes Radiohead.
4. V-Fest September 6-7  Toronto, On Lineup: Bloc Party, The weakerthans, Oasis, Foo Fighters
5.Sasquatch! Music Festivial- May 24-26 Washington. Lineup: R.E.M, Modest Mouse, The New Pornographers, The National, Beirut, Okkervil River, DCFC, Built to Spill.
6. Pitchfork Music Festival- July 18-20 Union Park, Chicago Lineup: Public Enemy, Animal Collective ( how surprising), !!!, Fuck Buttons...
7. The Bamboozle Roadshow-April 26  Detriot (St. Andrews)  Lineup: Armor for Sleep, Saves the Day, metro Station, Lydia

And fianlly, the only thing I want for my birthday:

8. Cornerstone -  July 2nd-5th Bushnell, Illinois.  Lineup: mewithoutYou, Anberlin, The Almost, Haste the Day, As I lay Dying, Flyleaf

and if all else fails... theres always warped tour. Scene kids arent so bad...