Blah blah blah Coachella. Thats all anyone can talk about this time of year but frankly that festival is not for everyone… In looking for an alternative to 3 days walking the desert runway (and 3 weeks fishing dust out of my nose) I saw that Lightning In A Bottle has a killer lineup this year. The festival takes place on a forest and by a lake. That is exactly the kind of setting I want for my music festivals! Keep your sand storms! I’m climbing tree, going swimming, and laying Â in the shade while listening to these rad bands that you wont find is the dustbowl of Indio this weekend…
Call him a legacy act if you have to but besides being one of the finest (and biggest) acts of the 90s, Moby is still kicking out jams. And unlike the unfortunate Fatboy Slim set at Coachella, I bet you he wont be pandering to contemporary EDM trash with his set.
Now this is a festival band! Big sound and perfect for rocking out with hundreds of strangers who all know the words!
3. Gold Panda
Festivals are all about getting a bit weird and Gold Panda is the perfect soundtrack to any adventure deep into the forest/mind/someone else’s tent…
4. The Polish Ambassador
All the music this killer beat-smith releases is available for “name your price” which means he wont break your bank when you fall in love with his jams and need all him music after the fest.
5. Ryan Hemsworth
Time for another trip…
6. Chet Faker
Soulful and oh so damn sexual. Chet Faker is probably my favorite voice these days. Also best beard. I’m looking forward to catching both live.
7. Kraak & Smaak
8. Marley Carroll
You have no idea how excited I am for Marley Carroll! These two jams below are enough that he should be top of the bill yet somehow he hasn’t blown up yet. So damn groovy and addictive!
9. Story Of The Running Wolf
A lot of people like to enjoy mind altering substances at festivals but you may want to keep your dosage low before watching Story Of The Running Wolf perform… Just a heads up…
10. Slow Magic
Watching this music lie in a forrest will either be totally cool or totally haunting but either way its gonna feel crazy.
If that linuep doesn’t get you jazzed then check out the full lineup here! Even more awesomeness like Little Dragon and The Gaslamp Killer.
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Yes! In time for NYE! This is my favorite year-end list to make because its obviously the most fun. And I give it the leastÂ amountÂ of stress. Read on for Read more
https://www.theburningear.com/media/2011/12/TBE-Best-of-2011-Party-Songs.jpg15001500Brandonhttps://www.theburningear.com/media/2015/03/TBE-Header-Logo-2015-stack1.pngBrandon2011-12-29 15:58:042012-05-22 19:22:44The Best Party Songs of 2011
Some of you might know this song from 2008 but I just found it recently and I’m stoked. So this video about freestyle dancing to Girl Talk led to to this cool story about it’s genesis and thus to this early video by one of it’s dancers. All awesome dancing aside, I was obviously grabbed by the music as well. The Netherlands’ Kraak & Smaak struck on something special with the vocals of Ben Westbeech and by deftly chopping them over their stutter0funk production we’ve got a track that I really wish I’d had around these past 2.5 years! Better late than never!
Kraak & Smaak have some new stuff out, including “Dynamite” and it’s fun stop-motion vinyl-craft video below!Â Read more
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