• 29 July 2010

Lowlands 2015! We Have Good News And Bad News...

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 11 May 2015

Kendrick Lamar Hot Chip Paolo Nutini Chemical Brothers Interpol Tame Impala Courtney Barnett Passenger Bastille Rudimental Years & Years Mark Ronson Awolnation Christine And The Queens

The good news is the quality of the latest acts announced.

The 23rd edition of the Netherlands' Lowlands Festival sees yet another wave of incredible artists hit the bill ahead of the date this summer. Hot Chip and Kendrick Lamar are among the major new additions, with seventeen more acts also announced.

Following the enormous success of his worldwide number one third album 'To Pimp A Butterfly', Kendrick Lamar is bringing his hip hop talent to the festival circuit with Lowlands just being the latest in a string of gigs this summer; he will also be playing Bonnaroo, Summerfest, Outside Lands and Reading Festival in the UK. Hot Chip will be supporting their own new album, 'Why Make Sense?', which is set to be released on May 15th 2015.

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First Acts For Sziget 2015 Announced! Florence And The Machine, Alt-J, Jamie Woon And More

Posted on 18 December 2014


Dancing In Denver! Budweiser Made In America Explore Colorado's Exciting Music Scene

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 17 July 2014

The Apples In Stereo Tyler The Creator DeVotchKa Tennis Jay Z Imagine Dragons John Mayer Steve Aoki Juanes Afrojack Kendrick Lamar Rise Against ZZ Ward Rita Ora Chance the Rapper Cypress Hill Kanye West Kings Of Leon Tiesto The National Pharrell Williams Holy Ghost! Bleachers Awolnation The Neighbourhood

Budweiser Made in America is coming soon, but what's it like to be made in Denver, Colorado?

Image caption Budweiser Made in America

We explore the diverse Denver music scene as Budweiser unveil the latest in their series of documentaries ahead of the fast-approaching Budweiser Made in America festival.

When Jay-Z embarked on his Budweiser Made in America project, the ethos he wanted to represent was simple; bringing together bands and artists of all genres to celebrate the rich variation that has become the US musical community. And where better to enjoy this multi-genre theme than Denver, Colorado, home to the likes of everyone from gentle folk rock crooners The Lumineers to industrial Goth collective Velvet Acid Christ?

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Joan Jett, Linkin Park And Other Surprises Made Sunset Strip 2013 One Of The Best

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 07 August 2013

Sunset Strip Music Festival Joan Jett Hoobastank Scott Weiland Linkin Park Wale Awolnation Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Chris Brown Wayne Brady Adrian Young Street Drum Corps

Joan Jett was honoured at the 2013 Sunset Strip Festival, Linkin Park played an amazing headline set and Chris Brown even made an appearance.

The sixth edition of Hollywood's Sunset Strip Music Festival was a memorable affair with some amazing surprise features and a great show from this year's honouree Joan Jett with her band The Blackhearts.

The event took place last weekend (August 1st - 3rd) with an astounding 15,000 fans showing up to soak in the rock vibes. It kicked off on the Thursday as veteran rock chick Joan Jett was landed with the Elmer Valentine Award celebrating her influence on the Sunset Strip music scene. Following a stunning performance, the star told Rolling Stone how good it felt to be once again playing on the Strip. 'It felt really fulfilling in a lot of ways. When I left LA, it was with a hangdog vibe', she explained. 'I had the impression. of people laughing at me, saying. 'We told you girls couldn't play rock and roll'. It's very humbling. People are very sincere in their praise and you can't take it lightly.'

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Awolnation Saturday 14th July 2012 Festival Optimus Alive at Passeio Maritimo de Alges - Day 2

Awolnation, Megalithic Symphony Album Review

By Alex Lai in Music Reviews on 19 December 2011

Awolnation is the project of Aaron Bruno, formerly of Insurgence and Under The Influence Of Giants and began after the Red Bull Records label invited him for use of their recording space. The resulting EP has now led to this full length record, which will be promoted with live dates in North America in January 2012.

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