Claude VonStroke is the boss of the infamous ragtag Dirtybird records crew.Born out of a series of free BBQ parties at Golden Gate Park, Dirtybird has been releasing music since 2005, carving out a very distinct niche in international underground scene.
Whenever I find myself in an awkward conversation with someone -- you know, the kind in which neither party has anything to say -- I turn to Miley Cyrus. The thing is, everyone has something to say about Miley.
It might an odd choice to build the Aquabats' first-ever holiday special around a beast-like creature straight out of Alpine folklore. But as Jacobs revealed during a phone interview earlier this week, creating a Krampus-centric Super Show! episode has always been a Christmas dream of his.
I want to create a happy atmosphere and at the same time keep things intimate when certain songs call for that feeling. My job is to take people away for a couple of hours and I want them to have a great night.
Saturday of Treasure Island Music Festival had a great balance of electronic, indie rock, and hip hop to cater to anyone's music needs. Atoms for Peace closed out the night with a mesmerizing set while the band and crowd almost froze to death.
Nothing is quite like seeing a great gig. Something happens; a collective tingling of "Spidey-Senses" towards a moment in time that we, the select group of fans, experience together through live music that will never happen again (at least not in that exact form).
When it comes to memorable mountain music venues, there are some places that stand out in hearts and minds for good reason, like Red Rocks or Telluride during the Bluegrass Festival. But there are other mountain gems that are still waiting to be discovered by the masses.
Whether you're swinging by a DIY warehouse sauna or headed out to Randall's Island for a weekend of agoraphobia-inducing port-a-john lines, make sure you remember the SPF and PBR, because once this starts, it can't be stopped.
Widely recognized as a pioneer of both break beat and modern hip hop culture, Bambaataa is at Santos Party House for a must-see spectacle on Thursday that is sure to contain, at the very least, a little bit of everything.