2012: A Music Odyssey, or the Best Live Acts I Saw This Year (Part 2: #10-1)

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2012: A Music Odyssey Part 2 Words by Jakob Ross 10. Opeth When the Heritage Hunter tour was announced, I knew I had to go. Opeth was the band on the tour that I was the least familiar with, and upon fully immersing myself in their challenging brand of progressive metal, I knew I'd be in for a fantastic show. Combining light, almost beautiful song structures with the louder, heavier sounds of common heavy metal (and a touch of dry, awkward humor from frontman Mikael ... Read More

David Byrne & St. Vincent Perform On Jimmy Fallon

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David Byrne & St. Vincent Perform On Jimmy Fallon David Byrne and St. Vincent just put out a record together, and now they're hitting the late night circuit to play some cuts off said record. Last night it was Jimmy Fallon, where the duo performed the songs "Who" and "The Forest Awakes", the latter being a web exclusive. You can view both these videos below, and the hat tip goes to The Audio Perv "Who" "The Forest Awakes" Read More

David Byrne & St. Vincent Team Up For ‘Love This Giant’ Tour, Download The First Single For Free

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David Byrne & St. Vincent Team Up For 'Love This Giant' Tour This sounds nothing short of incedible. Apparently David Byrne and St. Vincent have spent the past few years working on an album together. The album titled Love This Giant will finally see the light of day on September 11th. The duo are also giving you the lead single Who for the price of an e-mail address. You can download it below.   Byrne and St. Vincent are also setting out on a tour ... Read More

Bonnaroo 2012 Part I: Fellowship of the Ring

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Bonnaroo 2012 Part I: Fellowship of the Ring  Prologue 'Twas mid-November 2011. I had finally come to terms with the morbid fact that I, Jakob Ross, would be forced to move to Grovetown, Georgia, which (unless you've not read my more recent articles) you probably know by now. Around this time I had made the decision to do the one thing that would make the move worth it. I'm not talking about humidity, rednecks, or seeing more back sweaters than real sweaters. I'm talking ... Read More

Photo Gallery: 2012 Sasquatch Music Festival

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You could use a ton of clichés to describe our pal Phishbeard. Let’s just say homeboy marches to the beat of his own drum. A nomad, a free spirit, someone who shoots first and asks questions later. Homeboy spent Memorial Day weekend at the Gorge enjoying the 2012 Sasquatch Music Festival. He took no less than 1200 photos. Here are the best ones. We hope you enjoy. [gallery order="DESC" columns="4"] Read More

Bonnaroo Preview 2012: The Top 12 Must-See Acts to Catch at the Farm

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Bonnaroo Preview: The Top 12 Must-See Acts to Catch at the Farm If you know me in any way, then you probably know that I am attending this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. It is repeatedly called "Best Festival of the Summer" by many music-based magazines and websites,and tens of thousands head out to Manchester every year to catch acts big and small. So here are my Top 12 acts of this year's installment of Bonnaroo! Honorable mentions: Skrillex, Superjam ... Read More

Mumford & Sons Announce Four North American ‘Gentlemen of the Stopover’ Dates

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Mumford & Sons Announce Four North American 'Gentlemen of the Stopover' Dates In a day and age where every major metropolitan area seems to be launching a new destination festival, Mumford & Sons are putting a unique twist on the American concert going experience here in the 21st century. With their new album set to drop in September, Mumford &  Sons will spend each weekend in August hosting the Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers mini festival tour.  Joining Mumford and Sons will be the ... Read More

Coachella Music Festival 04/14/12: Empire Polo Fields – Indio, CA

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Coachella Music and Arts Festival 04/14/12 Empire Polo Fields - Indio, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito I had three goals for Coachella on Saturday. See as many acts as possible while getting inebriated enough to enjoy Radiohead after having my Kasabian live cherry popped. All I have to say is Mission Fucking Accomplished. Black Lips One of my top twelve bands to see at Coachella, I made it to the stage about ½ through the Flower Punkers set. I saw no barfing; I saw no guitars being ... Read More

The Top 12 Must See Acts of Coachella 2012

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The Top 12 Must See Acts of Coachella 2012 According To Our Shit Talking Loud Mouth Founder Reverend Justito My only trek to Indio for three days of music in the desert was nearly 2 ½ years ago. It featured one band performing 8 sets for 45,000 devoted fans. Truth be told, I am a bit scared of my first Coachella experience. I am not really the violent type, but the right mix of mind altering substances as well as the heat and ... Read More

Goldenvoice Adds Coachella Week Shows For Southern California

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Goldenvoice Adds Coachella Week Shows For Southern California Goldenvoice just posted information on which Coachella 2012 bands will be playing shows in/around the greater Los Angeles Area during the week between each festival. Highlights include Kasabian at the Fonda, Refused at the Glass House and Pulp at the Fox Theatre. Check out the above poster to see which of your favorite Coachella Artists are playing in Southern California this April. As always, check out the official Goldenvoice page for up to the minute ... Read More

Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced

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Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced As always the lineup for the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester Tennessee is nothing short of impressive. Headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead and Phish, the festival is set to take place June 7th-10th, 2012. Other highlights on the bill include Alice Cooper, St. Vincent and a reunited Ben Folds Five. With the first two price levels already sold out, you best get your tickets soon as this annual event almost always sells out. If you have a little ... Read More

Sasquatch 2012 Lineup Announced!

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Sasquatch 2012 Lineup Announced!   Sasquatch is one of Washington's most widely regarded music festivals. Held annually at the beautiful Gorge Amphitheater, Sasquatch is known for hosting big name acts like Jane's Addiction, Kings of Leon, Bjork, and Flaming Lips. Well this year, they've got a treat for you. Here is the full lineup in order as it says on the website: Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, The Shins, Beirut, Girl Talk, The Roots, Portlandia, Feist, Silversun Pickups, Metric, The Head and ... Read More

St. Vincent Spring 2012 US Tour Dates

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St. Vincent Spring 2012 US Tour Dates The beautiful and highly talented Annie Erin Clark (better known as St. Vincent) has announced spring tour dates in support of her 2011 effort Strange Mercy. The trek will kick off on April 14th at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and wrap May 24th at the National in Richmond Virginia. St. tUnE-yArDs will support St. Vincent on the west coast dates sandwiched by both weekends of Coachella. A full list of dates for St. ... Read More

St. Vincent Calls An Audible On Conan 1/16/12

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Words by Jay Porks/Photo Reverend Justito On Monday, St. Vincent stopped by Conan on a night where Kate Beckinsale's hotness almost blew up my television. Another artist that will be at Coachella 2012 they were introduced and strummed a few chords of an Elvis Costello-ish sounding tune. Then, just when it's about to break Annie Erin Clark waves her hands in the air demanding the band stop. She then says into the mic "I'm sorry ladies and gentleman, there is no ... Read More

Coachella 2012 Lineup Announced

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Coachella 2012 Lineup Announced Kasabian, Refused, At The Drive-In and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg - oh my. The 2012 Coachella lineup is out and it's epic like elephant titties. Tickets go on sale Friday January 13th 2012 at 10 am PST via coachella.com We hope to see you in the desert in April. Update 01/13/12 1:00 PM PST Both weekends of Coachella 2012 sold out in less than three hours. Our man Reverend Justito has purchased tickets for the first weekend. If you are heading ... Read More

St. Vincent 10/18/11: Music Box at Fonda – Hollywood, CA

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 St. Vincent 10/18/11 Music Box at Fonda - Hollywood, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito It was towards the end of the set when someone in the crowd screamed “You are a really good guitar player.” I was thinking the exact same thing, yet was not drunk enough to scream it out at Annie Erin Clark, better known as St. Vincent. To be honest, I am not even sure how I ended up at the Music Box in Hollywood for a sold out performance by St. ... Read More

BeezNutz Presents Top 10 Shows Part 1 (10-6)

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10. St Vincent, 2/15/10 Bottleneck Lawerence KS. After catching her twice the previous year. I made a little trek across the state to see her at a venue I had not been to for 8 years. She did not disappoint. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G2KSD5EcwE It was a awesome set, the one that makes you want to come back out as soon as possible and see another. I ended up doing that and almost died in the process shitty story, moving along. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNnGkcZJUj4 9. Foxy Shazam, The ... Read More