Always one of the more unique End of Year lists, The Quietus' Albums of 2021 include everything from The Weather Station and Little Simz to Divide and Dissolve, Scotch Reflex, The Bug, At the Gates and more.
Lauded for its chill vibe, intimate charm, bucolic setting, and excellent curation, UK festival End of the Road just held its 2019 edition last weekend...and 2020 dates have been announced and tickets are on sale.
London's All Points East festival happens across two weekend this spring in London's Victoria Park and includes The Strokes, Chemical Brothers, Bon Iver, Christine and the Queens, James Blake, The Raconteurs, Jarvis Cocker, Mac DeMarco and more.
The Portugal edition of Primavera sound will also include Erykah Badu, Stereolab, Interpol, Jarvis Cocker, James Blake, Modeselektor, Danny Brown, Mura Masa, Nina Kraviz, Guided by Voices and tons more.
The stacked Miami festival also includes Tyler the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Herbie Hancock, Raekwon & Ghostface Killah (playing 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx'), Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and still much more.
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 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.