These are our favorite things from the first half (roughly) of 2014, complete with an incomplete soundcloud playlist:
01 SHABAZZ PALACES - Lese Majesty
02 DOSS - Doss EP
03 LEWIS - L'Amour (reissue)
04 FEAR OF MEN - Loom
05 FREDDIE GIBBS + MADLIB - Piñata
06 YUMI ZOUMA - Yumi Zouma EP
07 THE WAR ON DRUGS - Lost in the Dream
08 ANA CAPRIX - For Seven Nights This Island
Fun Fun Fun Fest remains the best festival: FFF9 goes down November 7-9 at Auditorium Shores in Austin, starring Nas (doing Illmatic), Freddie Gibbs + Madlib, SZA, Ryan Hemsworth, Flying Lotus, Sky Ferreira, Ginuwine, 2 Chainz, Gary Numan, Run The Jewels, Cashmere Cat, Say Lou Lou, Thundercat, and more, and that's just the Blue Stage...
We're are beyond psyched to announce that we've teamed up again with our friends at Yours Truly & Hype Machine for an official SXSW 2014 showcase on Thursday, March 13, from 8 PM - 2 AM at the Hype Hotel. Starring:
8 PM Ejecta
9 PM Pure Bathing Culture
10 PM Tinashe
11 PM Sophie
12 AM BANKS
1 AM London Grammar
DJ SETS by Saint Pepsi + Jensen Sportag
Thanks to our sponsors Taco Bell, Titos &am
SXSW asked us to curate their official Flatstock stage at the Austin Convention Center on Friday, March 14, so we put together a very sweet bill to soundtrack your annual perusing of the "works of the world's top gig poster artists." Featuring live performances from TOPS, Angelina Lucero, Pure Bathing Culture, and Tei Shi, starting at 1 PM on Friday...
The Austin Psych Fest just announced some amazing additions to this year's already incredible lineup, including GvsB favorites Panda Bear, Peaking Lights, Pure X, the Fresh & Onlys + a whole lot more, all at Austin's scenic Carson Creek Ranch on the Colorado River on May 2-4, 2014...