A proposed tax increase on Coachella tickets was quashed the other week, meaning the festival will remain in Indio, CA for the foreseeable future. Organizers have also revealed that they’ll hit the ocean this winter for a couple of cruise packages featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells and more. The New York Times reports that [...]
Entries Tagged ‘El-P’
El-P has announced that his debut for new label Fat Possum will be called Cancer for Cure. We’ll let you know when he releases the drop date.
El-P is allegedly collaborating with Atlanta rapper Killer Mike for an album called R.A.P. Music. It doesn’t have a solid release date yet, but it is expected in mid-2011 via Adult Swim.
El-P recently posted a video on Facebook of Matt Sweeney (ex-Zwan) laying down guitar for the follow-up to I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead. Check it out here.
Camu Tao, King of Hearts, Fat Possum/Definitive Jux Columbus, Ohio’s underground rap sensation Camu Tao (otherwise known as Tero Smith), who tragically passed after a battle with lung cancer two years ago, left behind an unfinished solo album he’d been trying to deliver for Def Jux. King of Hearts is finally seeing the light of [...]
Next month Definitive Jux and Fat Possum are collaborating to posthumously release King of Hearts, the debut solo LP from Camu Tao. The Columbus rap legend spent time with the MHz, S.A. Smash and the Weathermen before lung cancer laid him to rest in 2008. Def Jux head honcho El-P is coming to Columbus Aug. [...]
Pitchfork Music Festival has announced its latest lineup additions. Here is the current lineup: Friday Modest Mouse, Broken Social Scene, El-P Saturday LCD Soundsystem, Panda Bear, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Raekwon, Titus Andronicus, Bear in Heaven, Freddie Gibbs, The Smith Westerns, Dâm-Funk Sunday Pavement, St. Vincent, Lightning Bolt, Girls, Cass McCombs, Here We Go [...]
El-P took to the interwebs to explain that Definitive Jux, underground rap’s former gold standard record label, will cease to operate as a traditional label, though he intends to keep the brand alive in “exciting” new ways.
Suicide, Dirty Three, The Drones, Animal Collective, Panda Bear, Black Dice, Antipop Consortium, Autolux and Atlas Sound are all on deck for ATP New York festival which runs from 11th-13th September 2009 and is co-curated by The Flaming Lips. Today, The Jesus Lizard, Melvins, El-P, Dead Meadow, Akron Family and Sleepy Sun were added to [...]