Desert Daze takes place this weekend in Joshua Tree, CA with performances by Iggy Pop, Spiritualized, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Sleep (performing Holy Mountain), Unknown Mortal Orchestra, John Cale, Ty Segall, BADBADNOTGOOD, Panda Bear, Hope Sandoval, Eagles Of Death Metal, King Gizzard, Thurston Moore, The Make-Up, Ariel Pink, Liars, and tons more.
On today's edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio, we're peppering our playlist of new music (from the likes of Arcade Fire, Panda Bear, War on Drugs, St. Vincent, Liars and more) with a few Grateful Dead covers as a tip of the hat to Dead & Co's recent shows in NYC and Chicago.
Baltimore band Celebration will release Wounded Healer on June 2 via Bella Union, their fifth album, and Future Islands' Sam T Herring is on it. (Their last was 2014's Albumin.) “Midlife, we find ourselves dealing with bathroom renovations, death and elder care for parents, raising kids, careers, multiple surgeries, and totally fucked scheduling..."