Festivals: There's lots of 'em and lots to do at 'em. Since we're seasoned professionals and festival veterans, we know what to anticipate. We've learned how to prepare for 12-hour days in the hot sun; navigate the dozens of acts we want to see, even though they're spread across five stages located nowhere near one another; and deal with the raging desire to avoid using public toilets.
Guitarist Gypie Mayo, whose impressive resume includes stints in pub rock band Dr. Feelgood and long-running rockers the Yardbirds, has died. He was 62.
The Washington, D.C., and New York Stops for the traveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells have been canceled. The trek is celebrating its 10th year, but the anniversary mirth and merriment is now marred by this recent development.
Who doesn't love Target? Visit the store with the Big Red Bullseye, and you can get everything you need, from groceries to bath towels to Halloween ephemera to limited edition, mass market, high-low fashion collaborations between the store and lux name-brand designers. In the new 'Tailored: Target Style Fall 2013 Trend' commercial, which is all of 16 seconds, models strut down the runway in sophisticated outfits, marching to the beat of the song 'Pussyfooter (Ju. Do. Remix)' by Brit electropop act Coco Electrik.
Diffuser.fm has teamed up with Boston alt-rockers Gentlemen Hall to premiere the vivid stop-motion animation video for 'Every Morning.' It'll remind you of the glory days when claymation ruled MTV!
Want to rage along with Trent and co. in North Cackalacka? Enter to win a coveted pair of 3-day passes.
Summer may be giving up her fight, but as the list of September 2013 new music releases suggests, record labels aren't. Plenty of awesome new albums will land on retail shelves and digital platforms in September, and at the very least, the kids will have loads of good tunes to listen to as they head back to school and settle into the grind of classes, exams and all that stuff.