1. Northern Nights Music Festival Reveals Full 2016 Lineup: Gorgon City, GRiZ & More (Exclusive)

    April 27, 2016 1:00 PM EDT Northern Nights Music Festival announces its full 2016 lineup, including performances from headliners Gorgon City ,  GRiZ  and Claptone's live audio-visual show "Immortal." The slated "not your cookie cutter festival" will return to the California Redwoods for its…

  2. Ninja Tune Turns 25: Founder Explains the 'Cooperative Capitalism' Behind the Label

    October 12, 2015 2:06 PM EDT Bonobo headlining celebratory L.A. warehouse party on Nov. 21. Matt Black founded the esteemed independent label Ninja Tune with his partner Jon More in 1990. Impressively, the label turns 25 this year. “I don’t think John and I -- when we started out -- would’ve known that we would…

  3. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 7:08 PM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Denver, Oakland, Montreal and Boston --…

  4. Amon Tobin Pushes Envelope With Shape-Shifting DJ Experience

    October 14, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Nightclub lasers and lights are one thing. These days, electronic music visuals are on a whole other level. Inspired by Daft Punk's now-iconic cube, artists have upped the production ante on their live shows, taking the DJ set out of the club and into the venue. Deadmau5 travels with…

  5. Raconteurs, Justice Anchor Treasure Island Festival

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs and Justice will headline the second Treasure Island Music Festival, to be held Sept. 20-21 on the titular island in San Francisco Bay. The event is spearheaded by the team behind San F The Raconteurs and Justice will headline the second Treasure Island Music Festival, to be…

  6. Tobin, Cut Chemist, Spooky Spin For Stalin Series

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amon Tobin, Cut Chemist, DJ Spooky and J-Rocc are among the acts scheduled to perform at Pravda -- a "progressive exploration of sounds, sights and philosophies of the Stalin era," set for May 26 at t Amon Tobin, Cut Chemist, DJ Spooky and J-Rocc are among the acts scheduled to…

  7. Patton Plugs Away With Peeping Tom, Tomahawk

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the Who and Gnarls Barkley), the time was just right for a full-scale U.S. Peeping Tom tour, frontman Mike Patto After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the…

  8. Billboard Bits: Amon Tobin, Lionel Richie, Ted Leo

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Amon Tobin, Lionel Richie, Ted Leo Electronica artist Amon Tobin will create the soundtrack for the video game "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory," due out in time for the holiday season. Ninja Tune Records will release a companion soundtrack album with extended…

  9. Update: Beasties, Chili Peppers To Headline Coachella

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 26-27 in Indio, Calif. Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers…

  10. Bonnaroo Fest Bolsters Lineup

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two Grateful Dead principals and a host of hip-hop and DJ acts have been added to the lineup for the inaugural Bonnaroo festival, set for June 21-23 in Manchester, Tenn. Dead bassist Phil Lesh will be Two Grateful Dead principals and a host of hip-hop and DJ acts have been added to the lineup…