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Boston Calling Is Right Around the Corner—Which Sets Will You See?

Boston Calling is just around the corner, with the festival kicking off this Friday, May 26th and running through Sunday the 28th. If you’re like me you’ve been dreaming of which acts you’ll see and all the incredible food you’re going to be chomping down on in between sets. But now that we’re just days away, it’s time to start making your schedule. As you’re doing that you might realize that like in previous years, there’s a bit of overlap in the acts, making for some tough decisions. For instance,…

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WATCH: Our Last Night ft. Trenton Woodley (Hands Like Houses) and Garret Rapp (The Color Morale), “Cold Water (Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, MØ Cover)”

Our Last Night have shown time and time again that they are capable of making some amazing covers inspired by a variety of artists. Ahead of their fall tour with Hands Like Houses and The Color Morale, the group have unleashed their most collaborative and enjoyable cover yet. Hands Like Houses vocalist Trenton Woodley and The Color Morale frontman Garret Rapp joined OLN to deliver one killer take on Major Lazer‘s “Cold Water,” which features Justin Bieber and MØ. According to the video, all the frontmen will be getting together…

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WATCH: Against The Current and Tyler Carter (Issues), “Cold Water (Major Lazer/Justin Bieber/MØ Cover)”

Major Lazer‘s “Cold Water” is taking over the airwaves, thanks to its superstar guest vocalists Justin Bieber and MØ. It is an undeniably catchy tune, so much so that even rockers are loving it! Against The Current and Issues frontman Tyler Carter teamed up to release their own rendition of the track. Rather than keep things EDM-based, the cover is a more stripped down vibe complete with acoustic guitars. It works very well: ATC vocalist Chrissy Constanza and Carter sound excellent together and really give the song a new and improved…

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Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup Announced

Lollapalooza celebrates 25 years this summer with a four-day weekend. From July 28 – July 31, Chicago’s Grant Park will be transformed into a massive festival grounds, with Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem headlining. Other performers include Haim, Lana Del Ray, Ghost, Silversun Pickups, Wavves, Lettuce, and Frank Turner. “I’ve immersed myself in this experience for 25 years now, but it’s in a constant state of evolution, living and breathing. As long as we always try to find the eye of the hurricane, the epicenter of the…

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PHOTOS: Boston Calling Pt.2

Check out the full online photo gallery from Sunday’s Boston Calling Music Festival on Sept 8th 2013 at City Hall Plaza after the jump and purchase a CD at each band’s website, and buy concert tickets for the Memorial Day Festival here.  You can Saturday’s photos here. All photos by Mike Splain. Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS: Boston Calling Pt.1

Check out the full online photo gallery from Saturday’s Boston Calling Music Festival on Sept 7th 2013 at City Hall Plaza after the jump and purchase a CD at each band’s website, and buy concert tickets for the Memorial Day Festival here.  You can view Sunday’s photos here. All photos by Mike Splain   Please follow and like us:

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SHOW REVIEW: Boston Calling, September

In its second triumph, Boston Calling has returned to dazzle music fans with a lavish mix of indie rock, hip-hop, EDM, and everything in between in a two-day takeover of City Hall Plaza. As I enter the grounds, the setup is already worlds better than it was this past May. The process is quick, easy, and painless, with the added perk of a separate entrance for media and a setup that puts the two stages directly across from each other, allowing fans to easily migrate from one to the next without…

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AIM Independent Music Awards Reveals Nominees

AIM (The Association of Independent Music) has announced its nominees for this years Independent Music Awards, and list includes some of indie’s brightest stars.  The event, which will be handing out 16 different “gongs” this year, will take place September 3 at The Brewery in East London.  Find a full list of the nominees after the jump. Visit the organization’s ceremony page here for full information on the event and booking a ticket. Be sure to purchase a CD and buy concert tickets from individual band websites and support independent…

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Lollapalooza Releases Set Times

Lollapalooza will be taking place in Chicago’s Grant Park from August 2-4. As is typically the case with most festivals, there will be set times that clash with one another. For example, at this year’s Lollapalooza we have Death Grips and Kendrick Lamar performing at the same time. The same applies for Vampire Weekend, Major Lazer and Beach House, among many others. Get a head start on the decision making process and view the 2013 line up set times here. Please follow and like us:

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