The dudes of Bleachers, led by fun.'s Jack Antonoff, ran onstage for an early set at Governors Ball Sunday, with Antonoff sporting a red ball cap, skinny jeans rolled up and high socks, in a nerd-meets-rock star look that was perfectly endearing and defined the uplifting set.
Just days after announcing they’d be releasing an album together, former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell & Ingrosso closed out Governor’s Ball with a high-octane set, their first as a duo, featuring fireworks, lasers, pyrotechnics and, best of all, several new songs.
Governors Ball 2014's three days of music came to a close Sunday (June 8) with a fun set from Jack Antonoff's new project Bleachers, a member of Capital Cities onstage with Foster the People, Vampire Weekend's sound system battling a neighboring DJ's, Interpol rocking a member of MS MR attending in the audience, and erstwhile Swedish House Mafia guys Axwell & Ingrosso ending the weekend, literally, with fireworks over New York's Randall's Island.
Sleigh Bells took the stage, as drum beats began the show, Alexis taking the stage last in her signature look of black leather jacket, white tee, and jean shorts. She moved her hands in the air and two stepped with her hair dangling below, her signature dance move.
The Naked and Famous’ Alisa Xayalith and Thom Powers sat down with Billboard during the 2014 Governors Ball to talk about relocating from their native New Zealand to L.A. to record their 2013 album, "In Rolling Waves.”
The Glitch Mob doesn’t like to be pigeonholed when it comes to where they fit into the world of EDM. “We’ve always looked at ourselves as kind of like the oddballs of electronic music," Edward Ma told Billboard at Governors Ball.
It’s been a little over a year since Fitz and the Tantrums released its second album, but “we’re kind of at the halfway point” of the promotional cycle, lead singer Michael Fitzpatrick tells Billboard at the 2014 Governors Ball in New York.