Sunday, April 26, 2009

Passion Pit Unvelis "Little Secrets" April 24

Are you a "Secret" remix genius? Then throw your hat in the ring for Passion Pit's remix contest for a new song off their forthcoming LP, Manners, which is due out on May 19 via Frenchkiss. The Massachusetts electro-rockers are offering snippets of the track "Little Secrets" through their site, encouraging fans to trade with other participating remixers and build their own versions. Fans will vote on the final products, and of the top 10, five will be hand-selected by Passion Pit to be released as part of a special vinyl version of "Little Secrets," while the five runner-ups will receive a copy of the vinyl and a signed Manners CD.

Tour Dates For Passion Pit:

05/23 - George, WA - Sasquatch! Music Festival
05/24 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
05/26 - San Francisco, CA - 365 Club
05/28 - West Hollywood, CA - Troubadour
05/29 - Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex
05/30 - Pomona, CA - The Glass House
06/02 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theatre
06/03 - Austin, TX - Emos
06/04 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
06/05 - Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon
06/06 - Atlanta, GA - The Drunken Unicorn
06/08 - Richmond, VA - The National
06/09 - Washington, DC - Black Cat
06/11 - Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo
06/13 - Covington, KY - Mad Hatter
06/14 - Pontiac, MI - Crofoot Ballroom
06/16 - Toronto, ON - LeeĆ¢€™s Place
06/17 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place
06/18 - Boston, MA - Paradise
06/19 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
06/20 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
07/01 - Longon, UK - Heaven
07/04 - Malsaucy, France - Eurockeennes
09/11 - Isle of Wight, UK - Bestival

Tracklist For Manners:

01. Make Light
02. Little Secrets
03. Moths Wings
04. The Reeling
05. Eyes As Candles
06. Swimming In The Flood
07. Folds In Your Hands
08. To Kingdom Come
09. Sleepyhead
10. Let Your Love Grow Tall
11. Seaweed Song

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Outside Lands Welcomes M.I.A., TVOTR, Tom Jones?

Apr 14, 2009

Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival is returning to San Francisco for it's second year. The fledgling festival is quickly making its mark, toting big gun acts like Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys and Dave Matthews Band. The roster also includes favorites like Modest Mouse, M.I.A., TV On The Radio, Built To Spill, Deerhunter, Akron/Family and Tom Jones (Yeah, you read that right.) The second annual festival runs from August 28 through August 30 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

The festival is a partnership between Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Productions, Starr Hill Presents, and The San Francisco Recreation And Park Department. Tickets for the three-day fest go on sale Sunday, April 19, at 10 PM PST, with a significant portion of all sales to benefit San Francisco's Recreation And Park Department.

Among the planned offerings so far are world-class food and artisan wine tents. More details on the festivals multifaceted events, as well as more of the lineup, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Full Line-Up For The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 2009

Pearl Jam
Dave Matthews Band
Beastie Boys
Black Eyed Peas
Jason Mraz
Mars Volta
Thievery Corporation
Modest Mouse
Band Of Horses
TV On The Radio
Dead Weather
Tom Jones
Silversun Pickups
The National
Brett Dennen
Built To Spill
Raphael Saadiq
Os Mutantes
JJ Grey And Mofro
Lila Downs
Trombone Shorty And Orleans Avenue
Bettye LaVette
Dengue Fever
Heartless Bastards
John Vanderslice
Matt And Kim
Portugal. The Man
Morning Benders
Duke Spirit
Zee Avi
Blind Pilot
Ryan Bingham
West Indian Girl
Extra Golden