Converge bassist Nate Newton shared a huge, eclectic, genre-spanning list of his favorite albums of 2018, with punk, metal, hip-hop, and indie rock picks including War on Women, Daughters, Mazzy Star, Mitski, St. Vincent, Tomb Mold, Hot Snakes, Judas Priest, Cardi B, Deafheaven, Voivod, High On Fire, Boygenius, Author & Punisher, The Body, and more.
David Byrne, Tyler, The Creator, Explosions in the Sky, Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals, Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Jeff Rosenstock, Grizzly Bear, Spoon, and many more also played the 2018 edition of Sasquatch.
Live Nation is once again offering $20 "all-in" (aka service fees included) tickets to over 2000 shows happening this summer with a promotion they're calling National Concert Week. Those include shows with such artists as Arcade Fire, Beck, Dead & Company, Paramore, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Bon Jovi, The Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer/Pixies, Dwight Yoakam/Lucinda Williams, Janet Jackson, Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers, Alan Jackson, Bush/Stone Temple Pilots/The Cult, Counting Crows/Live, and lots more.
Neko's new album features appearances by Beth Ditto, Mark Lanegan, k.d. Lang, Eric Bachmann (Crooked Fingers, Archers of Loaf), Doug Gillard (Guided by Voices, Nada Surf), Laura Veirs, Joey Burns (Calexico), as well as New Pornographers bandmate AC Newman, and frequent collaborator Kelly Hogan.
"'Your Voice on the Radio' is the only track on the record I wrote with a specific thematic goal in mind, which was to pay tribute to those classic, slightly cheesy boy/girl duets of yesteryear," Dave tells us.