Our friends at the Treasure Island Music Festival have announced the stellar line-up of artists who will descend on the San Francisco Bay Area on October 18-19, 2014.
Headlining are Massive Attack and Outkast with two dozen other artists throughout the festival, including TV On The Radio, Janelle Monáe, Alt-J, The New Pornographers, The Growlers, Santigold, Zedd, Painted Palms, Ana Tijoux, Ashed Out, and St. Lucia.
Treasure Island is one of my all-time favorite music festivals! Tickets go on sale on Thursday at 10am PT. Coming soon, an interview with Treasure Island Music Festival co-founder Jordan Kurland and, yes, our annual ticket contest for VIP festival passes!
Pete Burns, fabulous freak singer of 1980s dance-pop group Dead or Alive, died yesterday of cardiac arrest. He was 57. From The Guardian: Burns rose to fame in the 1980s with the band’s hit so ng You Spin Me Round (Like a Record). He also appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2006, coming fifth in […]
Are you jonesing for a dose of optimism and possibility? In the mood to contemplate the cosmos? Want to experience a musical message for extraterrestrials the way it was meant to be played? The Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition, a project I launched with Timothy Daly and Lawrence Azerrad, is a lavish vinyl box […]
Charlie Cook performs cover versions of songs with a gunslinging twist.
Geek Fuel is a subscription delivery service that caters to those of us that love comics, gaming, and general geek culture. Every month, Geek Fuel will assemble a box of goodies with a value of $50 or over. The specific items are a mystery, but you’ll always get an exclusive t-shirt not found anywhere else, a full […]
If you like to DIY and you like helicopters, you’re going to really love the Flexbot Hexacopter Kit. This copter blows traditional models out of the water: it includes everything you need to actually build your own hexacopter, and then pilot it like a pro, too.The construction is complicated enough to give you a challenge, […]
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