Sound on Sound Fest 2016: The Portraits
Phantogram, Bleached, Diet Cig, Jagwar Ma, and more hold off the rain outside Austin.
PLAYLIST: Take a Little Trip to House of Creatives in Miami with Small Black
Dance yourself clean.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Sound on Sound Fest (11/4–6/2016)
Rain wreaked a bit of havoc on the fest’s inaugural affair outside Austin, but it was an only-fitting dramatic backdrop for the likes of Explosions in the Sky, Beach House, and Thee Oh Sees.
At the Edges of the Edge of the World: Is Icelandic Music Over?
We set off in search of a new Icelandic sound
Laugh Finds a Way: Patton Oswalt and the Performers of Festival Supreme Rock, Talk, and Mock in the Face of Chaos
Tenacious D’s fourth annual smorgasbord of music and comedy in LA blended the elation of the holiday weekend with the doom of the impending election—and brought some much welcomed talking for clapping for one performer in particular making his return to the stage.
Cooking Gumbo, Whipping the Voodoo: Anderson .Paak, Arcade Fire, and More Haunt New Orleans
As it enters adulthood in its eighteenth edition, the City Park fixture is more complicated, charismatic, and costumed than ever.
Rain Dogs: Despite the Downpour, Beach Goth V Radiates Good Vibes
The Growlers’ annual Orange County shindig once again takes over The Observatory in Santa Ana.
Transcendence Is Key: Two Disrupted Nights with David Lynch
Downtown LA’s Theatre at Ace Hotel played host to the director’s Festival of Disruption this weekend.
The Big Show: Fifteen Years of Austin City Limits Festival
A decade and a half into its run, Zilker Park’s showcase holds to its roots while playing host to the stars.
Iceland Airwaves Adds Ben Frost to 2016 Lineup with a Droll Arctic Smile
The full lineup for this year’s Airwaves has now been revealed.
5 Under-the-Radar Acts to Catch at FYF Fest
Like you need someone to tell you to see Kendrick.
Camp Out: Two Days and Two Nights at Eaux Claires
Head into the forest with photographer Daniel Cavazos for a closer look at Justin Vernon’s woodland celebration.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Eaux Claires (8/12–13/2016)
Justin Vernon takes us deep into the Wisco woods.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Lollapalooza 2016 Days One and Two (7/28–29/2016)
Feast your eyes!
Twenty-Three Short Stories About Lolla
This ain’t no recap, it’s a reenactment.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Panorama (7/22–24/2016)
Coachella goes east.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Pitchfork Music Festival (7/15–17/2016)
Sufjan Stevens, Savages, Blood Orange, and more keep it 100 at Union Park.
Lift Off: Pitchfork Fest Gets Jazzy and Transcendent
Sun Ra’s Arkestra formed the spiritual center of the eleventh edition of the Chicago music festival.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Coachella Weekend One (4/15–17/2016)
Let’s play two.
Outside Lands 2016 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and Lionel Richie (?) Headline
Ranger Dave is inviting everyone back into Golden Gate Park from August 5–7.
Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala to Headline FYF Fest 2016
Pull up to the bumper at Exposition Park this August.
PREMIERE: A Giant Dog Do “Sex & Drugs,” Bring Rock & Roll to Pickathon’s Galaxy Barn
Spanning three packed days and three late nights in the coniferous confines of Pendarvis Farm outside of Portland, the intimate Pickathon is a hidden gem of the…
Radiohead, LCD Soundsytem, RHCP Come Back via Chicago: Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup Announced
Rumbling the walls of the Art Institute of Chicago for four days and nights this summer.
SXSW 2016: The Portraits
Photographer Rozette Rago captures Vince Staples, Gallant, Peaches, Ra Ra Riot, The Range, MSTRKRFT, and more.
Savannah Stopover Music Festival 2016: An Old Town Hosts New Talent
Featuring a massive billing of developing names in humble venues, the Georgia festival presented a low-key option for those looking for an alternative to SXSW—or a pit stop for those on their way to it.
RECAP: Air + Style Los Angeles at Expo Park at the Coliseum
Shaun White’s second annual music and snowboarding festival shot to new heights with the help of Big Grams, J. Cole, HAIM, and a sixteen-story snowboard jump.
Iceland Airwaves Announces Initial 2016 Lineup
PJ Harvey, Julia Holter, more to head to Reykjavik this November.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: GIRLSCHOOL Field Day Weekend
A weekend full of female-fronted rock supporting a great cause.