1. Watch Arcade Fire and David Byrne Cover Suicide at Brooklyn Show

    August 25, 2014 10:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arcade Fire’s Reflektor tour continued to trot out distinguished guests Aug. 24, as the indie rock collective welcomed former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne to the stage. Byrne -- who obeyed Arcade Fire’s dress code by wearing a tuxedo -- joined ...

  2. Belle & Sebastian, Alex Ebert, Flea Added to Sundance Music Lineups

    January 14, 2014 10:17 PM EST The music scene at Sundance continues to firm up. Belle & Sebastian will perform a concert after the premiere of group leader Stuart Murdoch’s film “God Help the Girl,” Golden Globe winner Alex Ebert and Kaskade (“All is Lost”) will perform DJ ...

  3. Belle & Sebastian, Alex Ebert, Flea Added to Sundance Music Lineups

    January 14, 2014 7:17 PM EST Musicians will perform concerts and DJ sets during film festival The music scene at Sundance continues to firm up. Belle & Sebastian will perform a concert after the premiere of group leader Stuart Murdoch’s film “God Help the Girl,” Golden Glo ...

  4. Everything Is New Project Empowers India's 'Untouchable' Children, Features Jarvis Cocker, Four Tet

    December 17, 2013 4:08 PM EST It's a well-established idea that participating in music can have a positive influence on a child's life, and maybe none more so than those living at the Light of Love Children's Home in Tuni, southeastern India. It's there tha ...

  5. Beck, Dan Deacon Headline L.A.'s Station to Station Railway Car Exhibit

    September 28, 2013 6:24 PM EDT By Maxwell Williams, The Hollywood Reporter At around 8 p.m. at Union Station in Los Angeles, artist Doug Aitken stood on tiptoes, inspecting through a camera lens indie-rock artist Dan Deacon’s spasmodic set. Under the cavernous Art Deco ceilings ...

  6. MTV's O Music Awards Announces Nominees, Set for June 19

    May 16, 2013 9:00 AM EDT MTV and Viacom today announced the nominees for the fourth iteration of its O Music Awards, which include Frank Ocean, PSY, Baauer, Bon Iver, internet meme Lil B, and more. The O Music Awards are digitally focused and targeted towards millennial ...

  7. Backbeat: Os Mutantes’ New Line-Up, Songs at L.A.'s Sonos Studios

    April 19, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Sergio Dias came to the Sonos Studio to discuss the new album from his band Os Mutantes , but KCRW DJ Mario Cotto was much more interested in getting a history lesson about how Brazil produced such an adventurous psychedelic band in the 1960s. G ...

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  9. Dan Deacon's Concert App: Developer Talks Inspiration, Ideation, Creation

    September 06, 2012 5:04 PM EDT With the release of his newest album titled simply "America," electronic musician Dan Deacon has debuted a free smartphone app available for Android and iOS that will, among other things, greatly impact his live shows . Deacon's new ...

  10. Dan Deacon and Domino: United They Dance

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Dan Deacon teams with Domino to gain worldwide support for 'America' Dan Deacon is many things: an electronic music experimentalist, a contemporary classical composer (with a Carnegie Hall performance under his belt), a film scorer (for ...

  11. Tom Morello, Das Racist Perform at May Day Occupy Wall Street: Watch

    May 02, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello made a special appearance at yesterday's May Day Occupy Wall Street in New York City's Bryant Park. Singing along with a large crowd of protestors, Morello performed an acoustic version of Woody G ...

  12. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 2:39 PM EST The South By Southwest lineup increased tenfold this week, as roughly 100 new acts were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be Keynote Speaker @ SXSW 2012 Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Ag ...

  13. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, Of Montreal, Danny Brown, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 The South By Southwest lineup increased ten-fold this week, as dozens of musicians were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be SXSW 2012 Keynote Speaker Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Agains ...

  14. Dan Deacon Signs With Domino Records

    November 04, 2011 11:33 AM EDT Updated Bespectacled electronic musician and longtime indie favorite Dan Deacon recently signed with Domino Records. Deacon has actually been working with Domino's publishing company since the release of his widely-praised album, "Spider ...

  15. MoogFest 2010 Expands Lineup

    August 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Devo, Disco Biscuits, Van Dyke Parks, Clare and the Reasons, Bonobo, and Ikonika have been added to the bill of MoogFest 2010, to be held Oct. 29-31 in multiple venues throughout downtown Asheville, N.C. Other artists scheduled to appear at the AC ...

  16. SXSW 2010: Billboard's Showcase Bands

    March 10, 2010 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Give us four nights to program whatever we want, and we'll give you diverse top-tier acts from all the genres we cover, from Latin to hip-hop to rock. All performances are at the Billboard.com Bungalow at 708 E. Sixth St. in downtown Austin. WE ...

  17. Flaming Lips, MGMT, Girl Talk Top Treasure Island Fest Lineup

    July 14, 2009 2:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 MGMT , Girl Talk , The Flaming Lips , Beirut , The Walkmen , Passion Pit , The Streets , Yo La Tengo and Brazilian Girls are just part of the lineup for the third Annual Treasure Island Music Festival , October 17-18 on a man-made island in the midd ...

  18. MGMT, Flaming Lips, Girl Talk Top Treasure Island Fest Lineup

    July 14, 2009 9:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 MGMT, Girl Talk, The Flaming Lips, Beirut, The Walkmen, Passion Pit, The Streets, Yo La Tengo and Brazilian Girls are just part of the lineup for the third Annual Treasure Island Music Festival, October 17-18 on a man-made island in the middle of th ...

  19. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams ...

  20. Billboard Presents Dan Deacon

    Billboard Presents Dan Deacon

    March 27, 2008 9:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard went to the Whitney Museum of American Art to capture the ecstatic performance of Baltimore musician Dan Deacon. Wham City , Decon , Baltimore , Silence Like The Wind , performance , Okie Dokie , Whitney Museum , Dan Deacon , electronica , ...

  21. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roge ...

  22. Battles, Of Montreal Lead PLUG Award Nominees

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With seven each, Battles and Of Montreal scored the most nominations for the upcoming the 2008 PLUG Independent Music Awards. Voting began Tuesday (Nov. 13) for the annual awards ceremony, which will With seven each, Battles and Of Montreal scored t ...

  23. Of Montreal, De La Soul Highlight Pitchfork Fest

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Performances from Of Montreal, De La Soul and Girl Talk highlighted the final two days of the Pitchfork Music Festival, which drew 47,000 people over the weekend to Chicago's Union Park. The event kic Performances from Of Montreal, De La Soul a ...

  24. Spoon, Clipse, Wolf Parade Set For Musicfest NW

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spoon, the Clipse, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, the Thermals, Wolf Parade, Deerhunter and Brian Jonestown Massacre are among the acts confirmed for the seventh annual Williamette Week's Musicfest NW, set fo Spoon, the Clipse, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, t ...

  25. Billboard Bits: McCarren Park, Prefab Sprout, Animal Collective

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The initial lineup has been announced for a slate of free shows at McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn, N.Y., which began hosting concerts last summer after two decades of inactivity. The initial lineup has been announced for a slate of free shows at McC ...

  26. Neutral Milk Hotel Not Reuniting For Festival

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cult favorite indie rock act Neutral Milk Hotel was supposedly reuniting to play the Tiny Mix Fest in Minneapolis in August. Trouble is, the band's agent knew nothing of the event. Cult favorite indie rock act Neutral Milk Hotel was supposedly ...