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Rage Against the Machine announces tour

Rage Against the Machine have released official tour dates after announcing a number of reunion shows like a headlining set at Coachella. Run the Jewels will join the band on tour and they will start next month in El Paso, Texas and the tour is currently set to end in Krakow, Poland in September. The proceeds from the shows in El Paso, Phoenix, and La Cruces will go to immigrant rights efforts, the band announced.

Run the Jewels will accopany their new album, Run the Jewels 4 while on tour. The album is set to be released in the spring.

Check out RATM’s schedule below.

Read Pitchfork’s Sunday Review of Rage Against the Machine.

Rage Against the Machine:

03-26 El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
03-28 Las Cruces, NM – Pan American Center
03-30 Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
04-10 Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
04-17 Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
04-21 Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
04-25 Portland, OR – Moda Center
04-28 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
05-01 Vancouver, BC – Pacific Coliseum at the PNE
05-03 Edmonton, Alberta – Rogers Place
05-05 Calgary, Alberta – Scotiabank Saddledome
05-07 Winnipeg, Manitoba – Bell MTS Place
05-09 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
05-11 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
05-14 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
05-16 St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
05-19 Chicago, IL – United Center
05-23 Boston, MA – Boston Calling
06-19 Dover, DE – Firefly
07-10 East Troy, WI – Alpine Valley Music Theatre
07-13 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
07-17 Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa Bluesfest
07-18 Québec City, Québec – Festival d’Été de Québec
07-21 Hamilton, Ontario – FirstOntario Centre
07-23 Toronto, Ontario – Scotiabank Arena
07-27 Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
07-29 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
07-31 Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
08-02 Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
08-04 Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
08-07 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
08-10 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
08-11 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
08-28 Leeds, England – Leeds Festival
08-30 Reading, England – Reading Festival
09-01 Paris, France – Rock En Seine Festival
09-04 Stradbally Laois, Ireland – Electric Picnic Festival
09-06 Berlin, Germany – Lollapalooza Berlin Festival
09-08 Prague, Czech Republic – O2 Arena
09-10 Krakow, Poland – Tauron Arena

Run the Jewels appear on Hannibal Buress’ podcast

Run the Jewels were the latest to appear on “The Handsome Rambler,” a podcast that is co-hosted by Hannibal Buress and DJ Tony Trimm. They discussed the next Run the Jewels album, stereotypes, making workout music during the episode. Listen to it below.

Highlights of Day For Night 2016 in photos

 

Photography by: Oscar Moreno

Austin festival Sound on Sound announces inaugural lineup

Graham Williams, who is the founder of Austin’s beloved Fun Fun Fun Fest, split recently from Transmission Events, the concert-promoting company behind Fun Fun Fun Fest, and he began a new company called Margin Walker. Fun Fun Fun Fest may or may not happen this year still. But Williams began a new festival called Sound On Sound and it has practically taken over the Fun Fun Fun. The first Sound On Sound festival is going to be at Austin’s Sherwood Forest Faire 11/4-6, and it’s got an all-over-the-place lineup including Beach House, Phantogram, Run The Jewels, Big Boi, Purity Ring, Descendents, and local Austinites Explosions In The Sky. Check out the full lineup below.

Beach House
Explosions In The Sky
Phantogram
Run The Jewels
Big Boi
Purity Ring
Descendents
Courtney Barnett
Death Grips
Young Thug
Thursday
Mac DeMarco
Wale
Guided By Voices
FLAG
Charles Bradley And His Extrordinaires
Boys Noize
A-Trak
FIDLAR
The Dead Milkmen
Youth Of Today
STRKFKR
Jagwar Ma
Carcass
Thee Oh Sees
Wild Nothing
Aesop Rock
Cursive
Touché Amoré
Bob Mould
Dillinger Escape Plan
Girls Against Boys
Baroness
Thundercat
Empress Of
Car Seat Headrest
Shannon And The Clams
Hinds
Metz
Protomartyr
Baio
Recover
Bully
Diarrhea Planet
Alex G
The Range
Pouya
Turnstile
Denzel Curry
Monkeywrench
Kero Kero Bonito
Beach Slang
Good Riddance
Old Man Gloom
The Relationship (Brian Bell of Weezer)
Into It. Over It.
Diet Cig
White Lung
Youth Code
Planes Mistaken For Stars
War On Women
Open Mike Eagle
American Sharks
Hardproof
Radioactivity
Boyfrndz
Calliope Musicals
Magna Carda
Night Drive
Moving Panoramas
Leopold & His Fiction
Boombaptist
P-Tek
Piñata Protest
Orthy
Anya
Die Young
Emily Wolfe
Illustrations
Us Weekly

That is a great lineup! Head over here for all the relevant details.

Record Store Day 2016 announces release list

Record Store Day will return on April 16th. The list of releases available at independent record stores exclusively that day was announced today. Find the full list here for the U.S. and here for the UK. Artists like David Bowie, Run the Jewels, the Weeknd, Outkast, J Dilla, Mac DeMarco, Bob Dylan, Chvrches, the Flaming Lips, Jay Reatard, the Shaggs, Big Star, Fleetwood Mac, Foals, Best Coast, Jason Molina, and many more are included. Here are a few of the highlights of what is coming out:

  • David Bowie reissues of “TVC 15” and “The Man Who Sold the World” on picture disc, and the 50th anniversary release of his singles, I Dig Everything – The Pye Years 1966 
  • A 16-track album of Mac DeMarco demos, Another (Demo) One, which were in his bedroom
  • Unheard songs by the Shaggs on a 7″, “Sweet Maria” b/w “The Missouri Waltz (Missouri State Song)”
  • J Dilla’s long-lost vocal album The Diary
  • Big Star’s reunion show Complete Columbia: Live at Missouri University 4/25/93, on double-LP
  • Patti Smith’s Horses Live Electric Lady Studios, a live version of the classic album, recorded last year in the same studio
  • The Weeknd’s The Hills Remixes, which features Eminem and Nicki Minaj
  • Run the Jewels’ own virtual reality viewer (for watching their “Crown” VR video, which is coming soon)
  • Metz and Mission of Burma cover one another on “Good Not Great” b/w “Get Off,” available on starburst 7″
  • Florence + the Machine’s “Delilah / Only Love Can Break Your Heart,” which has studio and demo versions of “Delilah” alongside the Neil Young cover
  • Outkast’s “Elevators (Me & You),” reissued as a “glow-in-the-dark alien vinyl” for the 20th anniversary of ATLiens
  • The Feelies’ Uncovered, which features covers of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, the Doors, Patti Smith, and more
  • Fleetwood Mac’s (Alternative) Tusk, that features the alternative version of the album on double-LP
  • A 7″ including new songs from Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval
  • Best Coast’s “Late 20s” b/w “Bigger Man” 7″, including two previously unreleased B-sides
  • Chvrches’ Every Open Eye Remix EP, including takes on the song by Four Tet and others
  • Low/S. Carey’s 10″ single “Not a Word” b/w “I Won’t Let You,” including two exclusive seven-minute collaborations
  • The Flaming Lips’ alternate mix for Cloud Tastes Metallic, which also includes an accompanying comic written and illustrated by Wayne Coyne, and an 8xLP albums boxset called Heady Nuggs Vol.II Studio Albums 2006 – 2012
  • Jay Reatard’s Blood Visions 10th anniversary reissue on red vinyl, with a bonus demos 7″
  • A Bob Dylan EP called Melancholy Mood backed by four tracks from his upcoming Fallen Angels album
  • Husker Du’s “In A Free Land” with the long out-of-print 1982 single to 7″
  • A 7″ featuring Townes Van Zandt covers by the late Jason Molina
  • Death Cab for Cutie’s “Tractor Rape Chain”/”Black Sun,” two live tracks that also includes a Guided by Voices cover
  • The Runaways’ single “Right Now/Black Leather” reissued on cherry-red vinyl
  • Lush’s five album reissues in the Origami boxset
  • New York performances by Sun Ra and His Arkestra, recorded in 1966 and ’68, on colored vinyl
  • Foals’ “Rain” 7″ backed by a cover of Mark Ronson and Kevin Parker’s “Daffodils”

Run the Jewels launch new advent calendar, giving away merch

Run The Jewels have stared a new advent calendar on their website where fans can submit their email addresses to be entered in a contest to win free RTJ merch for the next twelve days. #12DaysOfRTJXmas starts today. Enter the contest here.

The first day of the contest has a Tag The Jewels mural painting. Watch the video here

Austin City Limits reveals 2015 webcast schedule

Austin City Limits will live stream a variety of this weekend’s performance on Red Bull TV.

The Strokes, Run the Jewels, Father John Misty, ASAP Rocky, Alabama Shakes, The Decemberists, Gary Clark Jr., Royal Blood, Brand New, Billy Idol, Kurt Vile are among the scheduled artists.

Watch here, or watch through the Red Bull TV’s app on Android, iOS and Windows phone, through Apple TV, and Samsung TV’s Red Bull channels, and a free app on Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire, Nexus Player, Roku Players, Roku TV models, and Xbox 360.

Friday, October 2nd:
02:15pm – Talking in Tongues (1)
02:15 – Asleep at the Wheel (2)
03:00 – Royal Blood (1)
03:00 – In the Whale (2)
03:45 – Meg Myers (2)
04:00 – Nate Ruess (1)
04:30 – Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors (2)
05:00 – Leon Bridges (1)
05:15 – Brand New (2)
06:00 – Walk The Moon (1)
06:15 – Albert Hammond Jr. (2)
07:15 – Moon Taxi (1)
07:15 – Cherub (2)
08:15 – Gary Clark Jr. (1)
08:15 – George Ezra (2)
09:15 – Flosstradamus (1)
09:15 – Run the Jewels (2)

Saturday, October 3rd:
02:15pm – Waters (3)
02:30 – Milo Greene (1)
02:30 – Glass Animals (2)
03:15 – Echosmith (1)
03:30 – Misterwives (2)
04:00 – Father John Misty (1)
04:30 – Shakey Graves (2)
04:30 – San Fermin (3)
05:30 – Houndmouth (2)
07:20 – Alabama Shakes (1)
07:30 – G-Eazy (2)
07:30 – TV on the Radio (3)
08:20 – deadmau5 (1)
08:30 – ASAP Rocky (2)
08:30 – Unknown Mortal Orchestra (3)

Sunday, October 4th:
02:15pm – Boom Forest (3)
02:30 – BØRNS (2)
03:00 – Jidenna (3)
03:15 – Lord Huron (1)
03:30 – Daughter (2)
03:45 – Amason (3)
04:30 – The Decemberists (1)
04:40 – Ben Howard (3)
05:30 – Vance Joy (1)
05:30 – Sylvan Esso (2)
05:30 – Strand of Oaks (3)
06:30 – Of Monsters and Men (1)
06:30 – Kurt Vile and the Violators (3)
07:30 – Hozier (2)
07:30 – NERO (3)
07:45 – Billy Idol (1)
08:45 – The Strokes (1)
09:30 – Dwight Yoakam (2)

Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat form new supergroup WOKE

Adult Swim’s 2015 Singles program has given the long-awaited comeback of Ghostface Killah and DOOM’s project DOOMSTARKS recently. The summer music series has now helped to facilitate another meeting of minds.

This week’s release, named “The Lavishments of Light Looking”, acts as the official debut of WOKE, a supergroup made up of Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat. The track was produced by Flying Lotus and much like its creators, has elements of hip-hop, electronic, jazz fusion, funk, and more. George Clinton also provides guest vocals on the song.

Listen to the song below or download it for free on Adult Swim’s official website.

WOKE is not the first time these artists have joined forces. Flying Lotus, Thundercat, and Shabazz Palaces have all worked together on various projects such as albums, tours, one-off tracks, and more.

Other 2015 Adult Swim Singles include songs from Slayer, Shabazz Palaces, Danny Brown and Clams Casino, Peaches, Swervedriver, Yung Lean, and Owen Pallett. Also, new Run the Jewels material is expected in coming weeks. You can download the tracks for free via Adult Swim.

Osheaga Music festival announces 2015 lineup through mobile driving game

Montreal’s Osheaga Music Festival released its 3015 lineup in a immensely creative way today by releasing a mobile driving game called The Road to Osheaga which gives the users the ability to find out the names of the artists through collecting musical notes.

Some of the lineup includes The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar, Florence and the Machine, St. Vincent, Alt-J, The Decemberists, Hot Chip, Weezer, Nas, Tyler the Creator, Interpol, The Kills, Caribou, Run the Jewels, Future Islands, The War on Drugs, and Father John Misty.

Also on the lineup is Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, The Avett Brothers, Of Monsters and Men, Brand New, Tove Lo, Charli XCX, Gary Clark Jr., Action Bronson, ScHoolboy Q, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Young the Giant, Patrick Watson, Twin Shadow, First Aid Kit, Toro y Moi, Philip Selway, MS MR, Viet Cong, Alvvays, Slyvan Esso, Milky Chance, Marina and the Diamonds, Raury, Strand of Oaks, Glass Animals, San Fermin, and Young Fathers. 

The music festival will take place the weekend of July 31st – August 2nd at the Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal. The full lineup will be released on March 24th which is the same day that tickets go on sale. 

Firefly Music Festival announce line-up

The Firefly Music Festival, which takes place between June 18 to 21 in Dover, Delaware has released its 2015 lineup. At the beginning of the least there is Kings of Leon, the Killers, and an act that is yet to be announced, with rumors pointing it towards Paul McCartney. Also on the list are Modest Mouse, Spoon, Morrissey, Cage the Elephant, Gary Clark Jr., Run the Jewels, Snoop Dogg, Foster the People, Empire of the Sun, Hozier, Bastille, Zedd, Matt & Kim, Tove Lo, the Kooks, How to Dress Well, Sylvan Esso, Betty Who, Clean Bandit, and many more. Tickets from the pre-sale have been sold out but general admission and VIP passes are still available on the festival’s website. The entire lineup can be seen above.