10 Reasons Why You Should Go to the Treasure Island Music Festival

By cpaz on June 17th, 2016 at 2:05 PM

For those of you who live in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Treasure Island Music festival has just announced their lineup for this year. Even if you don't live in the Bay Area, you should consider travelling to this special festival that has a high focus on independent artists, coupled with...

"This Moment" by Søren Juul, Out Now

By Jorge_Chisi on June 17th, 2016 at 7:10 AM

If you find yourself with the unshakable desire to go through a looking glass of electronic beats into a wonderland of beautiful indie pop, look no further than This Moment by Søren Juul. Being known previously as the electronic wizard Indians,...

Two Door Cinema Club Releases "Are We Ready? (Wreck)"

By aneliku on June 17th, 2016 at 6:11 AM

Today, Two Door Cinema Club released a single off their upcoming album Gameshow, set to be released on October 14, 2016 by Parlophone Records. It's about time! The last time Two Door released a studio album was in August of 2012.

This new single, titled "Are We Ready? (Wreck)" shows...

Skin by Flume: A Track by Track Review

By krisharris256 on June 14th, 2016 at 11:20 AM

After 4 years, Harley Streten, better known as Flume, has released “Skin”, his follow up to his self-titled debut album. Known for revitalizing electronic music and brining the “Australian...

REVIEW: "Teens of Denial" by Car Seat Headrest

By aneliku on June 13th, 2016 at 1:08 PM

It’s a rare and special thing to love every single song on an album. Car Seat Headrest’s most recent release, Teens of Denial, is a ride from start to finish, with each track tugging at the heartstrings in a way that makes you want to cry and wail on the air guitar at the same...

The Pygmalion Festival Announces Lineup

By krisharris256 on June 11th, 2016 at 12:34 PM

The Pygmalion Festival just released their Music and Literature Lineup for 2016. Featuring the likes of Future Islands, Vince Staples, and Wolf Parade as headlining acts and a tons of literature, food, and technology exhibits,the entire festival will run September 16th-24th...

The creative mastermind behind ODESZA’s live performance visuals

By chinesenobody on June 9th, 2016 at 9:25 PM

If you’ve been to a concert prior to the EDM takeover, you’d remember that visuals were not a very significant part of performances. Since the boom of electronic music, artistic components have been added to live shows to enhance the viewer’s experience. Some performers have trippy...

MIXTAPE: cant noize 4 mad boyz

By coltonsanders on June 8th, 2016 at 8:45 AM

ARTGOON: Loud, aggressive, doused in gasoline, and dropped in the mud. Here's an aural assault for your midweek stress-out. Get the meds out. I hear Trump's coming back to Texas next week to dredge up the blood-faced,...

The Music of Democracy Now! (5.30.16)

By coltonsanders on June 7th, 2016 at 5:57 PM

I am pleased to announce a new weekly column for BIRP which discusses the music featured each week on the episodes of the news broadcast, Democracy Now!

(*What follows is an introduction feel free to skip down...

FYF Fest Announces 2016 Lineup

By blalock on March 29th, 2016 at 11:07 AM

FYF Fest has just announced this years lineup which will take place August 27-28 in Los Angeles, CA.  Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, LCD Soundsystem & Grace Jones are set to headline and tickets go on sale this Friday, April 1st at noon PT. Full lineup below: