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  • 5 Ways a Popular Beer Brand Is Making Coachella Even Better 

    Festivals like Coachella offer impressive lineups and promise a good time – it’s true. But they have also become synonymous with sweaty, stinky crowds of people pushing back and forth through a maze of humanity to catch about three to five bands a day, if they are lucky. The heat can be a real buzzkill too. And what is a fan to do, really; Bring their own beer to the camp ground and have it go warm because there is no ice within five miles of the festival grounds? Gross. “Well, not so fast,” says Heineken. For the 12th year in a row, the beer brand is back at Coachella, not only as the festival’s official beer beverage, but also as a creative partner pulling out all stops to enhance the festival experience for fans in attendance.

  • RSVLTS Coachella Adventure [75 HQ Photos]

    This past weekend we went to the first weekend of Coachella Arts and Music Festival at Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Ca. At the festival we saw some incredible bands perform, met hundreds of music fans, went celebrity spotting in the various VIP sections and drank icy cool beers in the Heineken Dome. Luckily we were able to score a coveted photo pass that allowed us to be one of the few publications allowed to roam around with a professional camera. We used a Nikon 5200 with a 16-35mm lens which helped us capture these excellent pictures. If you spot yourself or someone you know feel free to download the pictures and share on Facebook. 

  • Insiders Look At Heineken’s Coachella Dome Dance Party [15 HQ Photos]

    Here is a pro tip for anyone attending weekend two of Coachella. Beat the heat, enjoy good music and get a quick beer at the Heineken Domes. Beyond providing the only wi-fi access on the entire festival grounds and music from DJs like White Noize, the Heineken Domes are also chilled with massive air conditioners providing concert goers relief from the heat and a pretty epic dance party. We spent a lot of time in the Domes over the weekend and if you couldn’t make it out to the festival here is what you missed. 

  • Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Announces Impressive Lineup

    In five years since it’s inception, Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival has risen to become one of the most revered and prominent festivals in the country. The festival is known for three things: 1. World-class live music 2. Unique beauty of its Golden Gate Park surroundings 3. The best food and drink found at any festival on the globe

  • Coachella Here We Come

    The population in Indio, California is roughly 76,000 for 50 weeks of the year. But for two weekends in mid-April, the population quadruples as nearly 200,000 lively enthusiasts congregate on the city’s polo grounds for Coachella Arts and Music Festival.

  • Website Lets You Create A Custom Coachella Lineup And Export To iCal or Google Calendar

    Finally, just 48 hours before the first bands take the stage at Empire Polo Club, the promoters of Coachella have released the 2013 set times. As with any music festival there is so much awesomeness going on at once and you don’t want to miss a moment. To help prevent this we’ve found an incredible website that allows you to easily digest all the set times and build a custom set time calendar with a few clicks then export it to either iCal or Google Calendar. Clashfinder.com is absurdly easy to use and we implore you to give it a try.

  • Iconic Concert: Dave Mathews Band at Comcast Theater

    As sure as we are that the Sun will rise in the west we are that Dave Matthews Band will do a summer tour and sell out every stop. It’s like clockwork. In May 2012 the band stopped by the Comcast Theater in Hartford, CT and performed a nearly three hour set running through all the classics and some new songs as well. We’ve included the set list to this iconic concert below so feel free to skip around to your favorite song or listen to the whole thing in it’s entirety. Set List: Sweet 00:52 Grace Is Gone 05:49 Eh Hee 14:15 What Would You Say 20:00 Don’t Drink the Water 26:41 Beach Ball 33:50 #41 » 38:30 Funny the Way It Is 51:55 Mercy 1:01:49 Lie in Our Graves* 1:10:11 Two Step 1:22:45 Little Red Bird 1:39:45 You & Me 1:43:45 You Might Die Trying - 1:48:50 Dancing Nancies 1:57:30 So Much to Say » 2:08:11 Anyone Seen the Bridge » 2:12:35 Too Much 2:14:28 ———————————– Save Me 2:24:17 Carter Intro 2:30:48 Halloween » 2:32:37 (Nature) 2:36:13 Tripping Billies 2:37:01

  • Jay-Z launches sports agency, signs Robinson Cano

    In the seemingly endless dream world of Jay Z, the mogul has now apparently forfeited his stake in The Brooklyn Nets to venture into representing athletes. The entertainment company Roc Nation announced Tuesday that they will launch Roc Nation Sports, a full-service sports management company led by Jay-Z, partnering with Creative Artists Agency (CAA). 

  • Avicii Shreds GQ Magazine On Facebook

    Avicii received a big feature in the music section of GQ’s April 2013 issue. The six page article titled The King of Oontz Oontz Oontz written by Jessica Pressler. Apparently Avicii is not happy with the final product and took to Facebook to voice his disapproval to over 3.2 million fans.

  • Transparent Speaker

    Minimalist music boxes are all the rage with the young professionals these days. For good quality sound within a relatively small dwelling space the aesthetics and sound quality with ipod docks are skyrocketing. Full surround sound speakers aren’t worth the time and installment for an apartment or humble siez living quarters. The Transparent Speaker also blends in to any living environment with very subtle black accents. Transparent Speaker

  • How Justin Timberlake Was Pulled Back Into Music By A $20 Million Concert Deal

    Just when Justin Timberlake was out, they pulled him back in – to music, that is. Timberlake has finally followed up his FutureSex/LoveSounds, released in 2006, with The 20/20 Experience, which sold 968,000 copies during its first week. Not too shabby, especially considering that Timberlake was not quite ready to redirect his attention to music any time soon. “I don’t have a single song ready to go,” said Timberlake to Playboy back in May 2011, prompting some media outlets to jump the gun and announce that he was quitting music for good. “People keep asking me when a new song or album is coming out, and I don’t know what to say. Music is not my focus right now. It may be someday. It could happen next month or next year but right now it’s not where it’s at for me.” Timberlake wanted to concentrate on acting. While getting back into music wasn’t entirely out of the question, it looks like his sudden return was spurred on not by a desire to jump back in, but rather out of a contractual obligation with Live Nation. As it turns out, a cool $20 million was on the line in a concert more »

  • “Wise Words From Pitbull” Friday’s (5 Inspirational Pitbull Lyrics)

    Mr. Worldwide likes to travel the globe, love women endlessly and hates when the party stops. With over 5 Billboard chart hits, Pitbull is an unstoppable force of Cuban prowess. He has the key ingredient to a music powerhouse trifecta; International appeal, a sage ear to what the people want, and he’s a lyrical genius. To pay homage to Mr. 305 we’ve taken some of Pitbull’s greatest lyrics and put them on canvas to bring you a new series to get your weekend party started.

  • Iconic Concert: Jay-Z at Coachella 2010

    In April 2010 Jay-Z brought nearly 100,000 fans to the Empire Polo Club just outside of Palm Springs, CA to see him headline Coachella Arts and Music Festival. As we gear up for Coachella 2013, about two weeks away, and Jay-Z’s upcoming tour with Justin Timberlake, let’s take a look at his iconic performance from the Coachella mainstage.

  • Rolling Stones to Headline 2013 Glastonbury Festival

    Rolling Stone Magazine recently reported the Rolling Stones will continue their 50th anniversary celebrations by playing 18 North American shows kicking off in May. The band will keep the party going after that: they just announced on their official app they will headline the Glastonbury festival on Saturday, June 29th.

  • Kings Of Leon To Release New Album In September

    Kings Of Leon bassist Jared Followill has confirmed to NME that the band we named to our list of 25 Bands We Want To See Perform At Hoboken’s Pier A In Summer 2013 will be released a yet to be titled new album in September. The record which is already recorded and in post production will be the band’s sixth release.

  • The 90s Called – They Want Their Tour Back

    Don’t call it a comeback, folks, Mark McGrath has been here for years trying to resurrect that old 90s glory and hoping many of you step into that time machine with him for the upcoming Under the Sun tour across North America.

  • Mumford & Sons Announce Upcoming North American Tour Dates

    Mumford & Sons have announced the details of their upcoming North American tour and to our dismay they will not be stopping by New York (or anywhere on the East Coast) … yet.  The month of July is relatively wide open so we’re hoping they will announce a few more shows, possibly Hoboken Pier A round two? If that doesn’t work out here are 25 Bands We’d Like To See Play In Hoboken This Summer. View: /120 Photos of Mumford & Sons’ Hoboken Show The band will be performing a number of shows through May and June, beginning on May 21 in Calgary before playing shows along the West Coast and Southwestern states. All of the band’s headlining shows will be supported by Michael Kiwanuka and Mystery Jets. For a full itinerary, please see below. Tickets for Mumford & Sons headline shows will be available as part of an Invitation Onsale, which will begin Monday, March 25th, exclusively right here. Fans can register for an invitation to purchase early tickets for up to five shows along the tour (excluding festivals).  There will also be a traditional on-sale following the invitation on-sale, which will be next Friday, April 05, for all more »

  • 50 Years Ago Today The Beatles Started Out On The Path To World Domination

    Before Beatlemania and The Ed Sullivan Show; before they met Queen Elizabeth and smoked pot with Bob Dylan; before they sprouted drooping mustaches, dropped acid, discovered sitars and pilgrimaged to the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Himalayan retreat; before John met Yoko, before the walrus was Paul; before they took over popular music and, um, transformed Western culture – before all that, at 10 in the morning on February 11th, 1963, the Beatles were merely the world’s finest little rock & roll band, gathered at Abbey Road studios in London to make a debut album. Twelve hours later, they’d done it. Of all the astonishing things about Please Please Me – and there are many – the most impressive may simply be the quick-and-dirty haste with which it was recorded. In 2011, it can take a band a dozen hours to mike the kick drum. But in a single long day – with just a £400 budget – the Beatles laid down 10 songs for their album, including some of their most indelible early performances: “I Saw Her Standing There,” “There’s a Place,” “Do You Want to Know a Secret,” “Baby It’s You.” The day’s work wrapped up, sometime around 10:45, with more »

  • Iconic Concert: Kings of Leon at Coachella 2011

    In the months after Kings of Leon released their fifth album, Come Around Sundown, the band performed in front over over 80,000 people at the 2011 installment of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Many people in the NYC area are excited to see them at this year’s Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island we we give you this amazing video of their Coachella set to give you a taste of what is to come.

  • Justin Timberlake ’20/20 Experience’ Volume Two Coming Later This Year Says Questlove

    Hot on the heels of his highly anticipated SNL hosting gig and following a weeklong stint on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon alongside the Roots, Justin Timberlake gears up for the release of 20/20 Experience this week. For the past few months, Timberlake was hard at work promoting the new album, his first since FutureSex/LoveSounds in 2006. The latest member inducted into SNL’s elite Five-Timers Club will join Jay-Z for the Legends of Summer tour and co-headline the Yahoo! On The Road tour that hits 14 cities within the United States kicking off in New York City on May 3 and ending in San Francisco in May 31. Still, the new album, Legends tour and festival appearances notwithstanding, the item generating a huge amount of buzz is news that a followup album to “20/20 Experience” could hit just a few months from now. The Roots drummer Questlove got the inside scoop. “Spoiler alert. 20/20 Vol 2 comes out in nov. (10 songs now . . . 10 songs later= 20 vision),” he posted on an Okayplayer chat board over the weekend. Yes, that’s right. He is saying a second album will be released sometime around November. 10 songs on this album + 10 more »

  • Samsung to host Prince and A Tribe Called Quest at SXSW

    Samsung Galaxy Experience will be hosting Prince and A Tribe Called Quest at this year’s SXSW festival.  Fans, Galaxy owners with NFC-enabled devices and SXSW Platinum and Music badge holders will have chances to see these exclusive  performances on Saturday, March 16th. Throughout SXSW, Samsung Mobile USA’s presence in Austin has extended beyond the Samsung Galaxy Experience (open from 12-6 daily) and has featured Samsung TecTiles placed throughout the city rewarding all NFC-enabled Galaxy devices (full device list here: http://goo.gl/O6iSc ) free offers from local businesses with a simple tap. Rewards range from free brownies and cupcakes to pizza slices and sandwiches. For lucky consumers who unlock 11 rewards, they could receive the ultimate reward this weekend when the Samsung Galaxy Experience marks the culmination of this city-wide TecTile program with an exclusive concert by Prince and A Tribe Called Quest on March 16th at a yet to be announced venue.  Tap to unlock all rewards for a chance to gain access to this unforgettable experience.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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