GDD™ Morning Update: Coachella, Ultra, Crosstown Rebels, Dirtybird, Maor Levi, Massive Attack


Coachella 2013 lineup revealed
Ultra Music Festival Phase 2
Crosstown Rebels Celebrates 10 Years with Global Tour
• Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Eats Everything, and More to Appear on ‘Dirtybird Players’
Maor Levi Releases His Remix of The Killers
Massive Attack announce live collaboration with documentary maker Adam Curtis

 

Coachella 2013 lineup revealed

Coachella’s 2013 lineup is finally here: Blur, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phoenix, and The Stones Roses top this year’s bill, appearing alongside Wu-Tang Clan, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Postal Service, Passion Pit, The xx, Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, How to Destroy Angels, New Order, Lou Reed, Modest Mouse, Grinderman, Of Monsters and Men, and Bassnectar.

Other notables include Descendents, Moby, Janelle Monáe, Hot Chip, Beach House, Grizzly Bear, Bat For Lashes, James Blake, Spiritualized, Franz Ferdinand, Tame Impala, Local Natives, Alt-J, Yeasayer, Grimes, Band of Horses, Puscifer, Portugal. the Man, Johnny Marr, Major Lazer, TNGHT, Pusha T, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Purity Ring, Kurt Vile, Father John Misty, Cloud Nothings, Jessie Ware, Youth Lagoon, Action Bronson, El-P, Foals, Dinosaur Jr., Divine Fits, and Thee Oh Sees.

Also playing are The Lumineers, Skrillex and Boys Noize’s side-project Dog Blood, The Gaslight Anthem, Social Distortion, Metric, The Faint, Jurassic 5, Dead Can Dance, Dropkick Murphys, Rodriguez, Violent Femmes, 2 Chainz, Richie Hawtin, Infected Mushroom, Simian Mobile Disco, Aesop Rock, Stars, Wild Nothing, Tanlines, Trash Talk, Smith Westerns, Ghost, DIIV, Reginwolf, and OMD. Check out the day by the day breakdown via the lineup poster below.

The festival takes place over two weekends, April 12th-14th and 19th-21st, at Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California.

(via CoS)

 

Ultra Music Festival Phase 2

The Ultra Music Festival has unveiled the second phase of its massive lineup of DJs, performers and bands that will take over Miami for two weekends in March, with highlights including EDM giants Skrillex (via his side project Dog Blood) and Martin Solveig, rappers Azelia Banks and Snoop Dogg, and rock band Sleigh Bells.

Downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park will play host to Ultra over the weekends of March 15-17 and March 22-24. It’s the first year of the expanded festival, now in its 15th year.

New additions to the Ultra lineup include Paul Van Dyk, The Weeknd, Pretty Lights, Steve Aoki, Porter Robinson, Madeon and Dog Blood, the side project of Skrillex and Boys Noize.

They join previously announced acts deadmau5, Tiësto, David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Fatboy Slim and Kaskade. There will also be live sets by Boys Noize, Crystal Castles, Hot Chip, Matt & Kim and Yeasayer.

One of the centerpieces of this year’s fest will be main stage sets by Swedish House Mafia, who have chosen Ultra as the final show of their “One Last Tour.” They’ll play on the first night of the 2-weekend event as well as the final night.

Last year’s festival featured headliner performances from EDM heavyweights David Guetta, Armin van Buuren and Kaskade, but the biggest moment came courtesy of Madonna, who made a surprise appearance with then-newcomer Avicii.

(via Billboard)

 

Crosstown Rebels Celebrates 10 Years with Global Tour

Rebels isn’t only synonymous with music. It’s unique and exquisitely produced film series Rebel Rave TV launched in 2009 in collaboration with the highly skilled film-maker David Terranova. The Rebel Rave series has documented Rebel antics on an extensive global tour crossing the USA and Europe and the series is a consistent source of creative and cultural inspiration. 

Follow this link to see the latest REBELRAVE video highlighting our 2013 World Tour: http://youtu.be/G-lEpK20Jfc

As Crosstown Rebels enters the tenth year, they mark the occasion with a world tour of epic proportions illustrating why its become one of the most influential brands in the electronic music world. Taking on five continents and eighteen countries; starting in Puerto Rico, before heading to Peru, Australia, China, Japan, across America and Europe, the four-month voyage carrying the flagship Rebel Rave events are true indicators of the Rebels spirit.

JAN 25    SAN JUAN            PUERTO RICO
JAN 26    EL ROSARIO         LIMA
FEB 16    SYDNEY                 AUSTRALIA
FEB 17    MELBOURNE        AUSTRALIA
FEB 22    TOKYO                   JAPAN
FEB 23    HONG KONG        CHINA
MAR 01   CHICAGO              US
MAR 02   NEW YORK            US
MAR 08   MONTREAL           CANADA
MAR 09   TORONTO             CANADA
MAR 14   SAN FRANCISCO    US
MAR 16   LOS ANGELES        US
MAR 23   MIAMI                US
MAR 30   AMSTERDAM        HOLLAND
MAR 31   BASEL                SWITZERLAND
APR 07    BARCELONA        SPAIN
APR 12    BRUSSELS            BELGIUM
APR 13    MUNICH             GERMANY
APR 19    ROME                ITALY
APR 20    BOLOGNA            ITALY
APR 21    MANTOVA            ITALY
APR 26    LEEDS                UK
APR 27    LONDON            UK
APR 28    MOSCOW            RUSSIA
MAY 04    STOCKHOLM         SWEDEN
MAY 07    PARIS                FRANCE
MAY 08    BERLIN                GERMANY
MAY 11    MEXICO CITY        MEXICO

Artists playing on the tour include

ALEX ARNOUT / ALI LOVE / APOLLONIA / ART DEPARTMENT / AMIRALI / BILL PATRICK / BROHN / BURNSKI / CLIVE HENRY / CARL CRAIG / CRAIG RICHARDS / CASSY / DAMIAN LAZARUS / DENIZ KURTEL / DINKY / DJ THREE / DROOG / EATS EVERYTHING / FRANCESCA LOMBARDO / FUR COAT / HEIDI / INFINITY INK / JAMIE JONES / JOZIF / JUST BE / KIKI & SILVERSURFER / LEE CURTISS / LEE FOSS / MAAYAN NIDAM / MACEO PLEX / MARK JENKYNS / MAYA JANE COLES / MATTHEW STYLES  / PIER BUCCI / RICHY AHMED / ROB JAMES / ROB MELLO / ROSKA / RUSS YALLOP / SHAUN REEVES / SNEAK / SUBB AN / TIGA / TINI

(via Crosstown Rebels)

 

Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Eats Everything, and More to Appear on ‘Dirtybird Players’

Dirtybird, the San Francisco-based house label best known for its emphasis on the gritty side of club-ready sounds, is in the midst of prepping a follow-up to last year’s Hatchedcompilation, a 14-track offering called Dirtybird Players. The forthcoming compilation features all new and exclusive material from both fresh and familiar DJ/producers—such as Justin Martin, Claude VonStroke (pictured above), Leroy Peppers, Shadow Child, and Eats Everything—ranging from simmering booty bass cuts to hyper, overdriven techno. Before Dirtybird Players arrives on March 13, you can check out its artwork and tracklist below.

1. Kill Frenzy & Nick Monaco – Black Girls White Girls
2. Mark Starr – Rood Boy
3. Munnibrotherz – Drum Machine
4. Justin Martin & Ardalan – Wheelgunner
5. GoldFFinch – Afloat
6. Shadow Child – The Only One
7. Eats Everything – The Withywood Walk
8. Friend Within – The Pull
9. Cause & Affect – Don’t Like To Do That
10. Cats ‘n Dogz – Do Your Job
11. Leroy Peppers – Northern Nookie
12. Worthy – Dip
13. Claude VonStroke & 6 Stroke – Chop Nek
14. Supatrol – Lick A Strange

(via XLR8R)

 

Maor Levi Releases His Remix of The Killers



Support on the Hype Machine.

 

Massive Attack announce live collaboration with documentary maker Adam Curtis

Enjoy a bit of dystopic scaremongering? You’re in luck!

From 1998′s Mezzanine onwards, Massive Attack have, for the most part, dedicated themselves to producing skittish, paranoid records about the world is going to hell in a handcart. Documentary maker Adam Curtis, meanwhile, has made his name with unnerving documentaries about global intrigue and technological breakdown, including 2004′s The Power Of Nightmares and 2011′s All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace. Kindred souls, then.

As The Guardian report, the two are set to collaborate on a live show at this year’s Manchester International Festival. Renowned immersive theatre company Punchdrunk (who previously worked with Curtis on 2009 walkabout piece It Felt Like A Kiss) are also involved in the project, which will involve a series of performances spread over eight days.

All involved parties are being deliberately cagey about the show, with Curtis revealing only that the performance will be a “musical entertainment about the power of illusion and the illusion of power.” Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja, meanwhile, describes the show as “a collective hallucination”.

Massive Attack v Adam Curtis will run for eight performances between July 4 and July 13 in Manchester’s “city centre”. Massive Attack aren’t the only musical act drafting in some theatrical expertise, incidentally: earlier today, Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip’s Neon Neon project announced a mysterious live collaboration with the National Theatre Wales in honour of their forthcoming Praxis Makes Perfect LP.

Head to the MIF site to grab tickets. Del Naja recently released his solo Battle Box project through The Vinyl Factory.
(via FACT Mag)

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