Rough Trade Shops' Top 100 LPs of 2017

It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

The Meadows 2017 set times (Gorillaz vs M.I.A., Weezer vs Nas)

Fortunately, there’s no overlap at all with Jay-Z.

Festival No. 6 takes place in Portmeirion ("The Village" in 'The Prisoner'): lineup/tix

Most people go to festivals because of the lineup, but here’s one where some might go just because of its location. Festival No. 6 happens September 7-10 in Portmeirion, the Welsh tourist village made famous at “The Village” in trippy’60s spy show The Prisoner. The Flaming Lips, Mogwai, Arab Strap, Kate Tempest, Jarvis Cocker and more…

The Meadows fest 2017 lineup & tix: Jay Z, RHCP, Gorillaz, Nas, Future, Weezer, more

Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers & Gorillaz headline, with Future, Nas, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Erykah Badu, M.I.A., LL Cool J, Action Bronson, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Broken Social Scene, Migos, Blood Orange and more.

Primavera 2017 lineup: Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean, The xx, Aphex Twin, Slayer, Zombies, Converge & more!

The STACKED Barcelona festival also has Solange, Van Morrison, Run the Jewels, Miguel, Flying Lotus, The Magnetic Fields, Death Grips, Descendents, Angel Olsen, Broken Social Scene, Japandroids, Swans & still so much more.

SXSW announces third round of 2016 artists

SXSW already announced two rounds of 2016 artists, and today a third round was announced, including L7, Bloc Party, The Cult, Loretta Lynn, Waxahatchee, Frankie Cosmos, D∆WN, Polica, Dilly Dally, Eleanor Friedberger, Protomartyr, Holy Fuck, Ra Ra Riot, Fat White Family, Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, All Dogs, Judy Collins & Ari Hest, The Dandy Warhols, Des Ark, Mick Jenkins, Lady Leshurr, Mitski, Supersuckers, Teen Suicide, together PANGEA, Turnover, Younghusband an…