Indio, California’s Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival has released its official line-up for 2011, the festival’s twelfth year in operation. The three day event, held between April 15th and 17th, will feature performances by Kanye West, The Black Keys, Arcade Fire, Bright Eyes, Death From Above 1979, Mumford & Sons, Ms. Lauryn Hill, and NYC natives The Strokes and Sleigh Bells.
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2010 was one of the first truly good 365 days in music to present its self in years. And boy, was it an underdog. With much talk of “the end of music” brought on by a pop apocalypse, the music industry going down the drain, and albums no longer being pieces of art but just commercial cash cows, who would have thought that the year would end with birthing some of the greatest records to come out in a while? Continue reading
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The official music video for Kanye West’s dark epic track, “Monster”, off of his newest studio album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, has leaked onto the internet. The video features Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, and Jay-Z, all with verses on the song. Nicki Minaj’s “Monster” verse has been called one of the best of the year, and showcases her “split-personality” rapping by including two different versions of the rapper in the same scene. Folk singer Bon Iver, whose vocals start and end the song, is not featured in the video.