Orchestral art rock group The Red Paintings have announced their return to the UK, Europe and a tour around Australia! The extensive run of theatre shows in the UK and Europe will be supporting neo-punk outfit Mindless Self Indulgence.
For the fist time ever for Digital & Music Matters, YouTube in conjunction with their partner HP will be bringing the stars of YouTube to the conference held at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia in Singapore on the evening of 20-21 May.
The line up for the first US edition of the St. Jerome's Laneway Festival has been revealed and my goodness, if this is a hint of what we can expect for next year's Australian line up, we'd be extremely happy.
Fact BCN have announced a series of pool parties during OFF Week Barcelona with sets from Anja Schneider, Pan-Pot, Guy Gerber, Joris Voorn, Flying Circus Barcelona and loads more.
New York's largest music event, CMJ Music Marathon, officially opened registration for this year’s event. Last year included sets from headliners Local Natives, Ben Gibbard, Killer Mike, GZA, and Australia's own Kimbra (pipe down New Zealand!), plus performances from up-and-coming acts Icona Pop, Foxygen, and Savages.
The Garden Festival has adopted the 'everything's better on a boat' logic, announcing a second lot of boat parties for their idylic coastal festival.
EXIT Festival, which is held anually in Serbia, has added techno visionaries - Jeff Mills, Mathew Jonson and Gregor Tresher to its lineup which already boasts Atoms For Peace, Bloc Party, Fatboy Slim and Snoop Dogg.
The lineup for Fuji Rock Festival has just been updated, with the 15 additions only adding to the 3-day festival's bursting line-up. Set in Naeba Ski Resort in Japan's central island's western side, the festival has just entered its 17th year and shows no sign of slowing down. With an incredibly eclectic mix of performers (everything from the enthralling vocals of Bjork to DJ Bauer, the inventor of the Harlem Shake, and Japanese folk musician Morio Agata), there's a huge array of choices sure to leave the perfect timetable makers rewriting their plans until their arrival at the festival.
With C3 Presents a huge part of Big Day Out now in Australia, the US festivals Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits now play a huge part in lending us our predictions for the yearly Australian event (C3 also put on the two mentioned events). With Lolla already announced, today we also have been graced with the 2013 lineup for Austin City Limits, which we covered last year. This will be the first year the festival will take place over two weekends at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas, as Coachella has seemed to make popular.
The biggest showcase of Australian music in the UK that is, of course, the Aussie BBQ, will be returning to Cargo for another 12 massive hours of music and food this month! May 12 will see the London venue host and showcase the best international Australian music in a quintessentially British setting.
Presented by Sounds Australia, in its fifth year in 2013, the Aussie BBQ will be featuring the amazing talents of these artists:
Deep Sea Arcade
With the 2013 Digital and Music Matters summit in Singapore just around the corner, more details emerge on how the Australian market is set to be represented. A huge contingent of Aussie industry professionals and performers are set to fly the flag during the conference and entertainment series - the only even in the Asia-Pacific region which 'brings the entire entertainment ecosystem under one roof'.
Much loved Seattle festival Bumbershoot, now in its 43rd year, has revealed it's massive 2013 lineup, featuring everyone from legendary power-pop band The Zombies to hometown heroes like Death Cab for Cutie (playing their seminal album Transatlanticism in its entirety) and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Heart, Grammy-winning band fun., rising hip hop star Kendrick Lamar and breakthrough EDM act BASSNECTAR as one of 100-plus musical acts performing at the Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend.
As far as first artist announcements go, the first reveal for the 2013 Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is a pretty huge one. The three day festival taking place in Asheville, North Carolina, celebrates innovative music and arts in presenting a series of panels, interactive experiences, installations and exhibitions as well as a run of live music performances from some of the best in the genre.
New signings this week for Dan Cribb, Jordie Lane, and Wendy Matthews, as well as a will.i.am promo visit and ARIA Chart happenings. And if you've been wondering whatever whatever happened to Andrew Stockdale - he of the crazy 'fro and the even crazier voice - read inside for good news.
The line up for the 2013 Outside Lands Festival has been announced, with the San Franciscan audience set to get amongst some awesome sets courtesy of Paul McCartney, a reformed Nine Inch Nails and more. From August 9-11, Golden Gate Park will become a music lover's haven; tickets are on sale now from sfoutsidelands.com/tickets, with a portion of ticket sales going toward San Francisco's Recreation and Park Department.
Check out the full line up below!