Defest, a music conference and festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is once again upon us, and Shockhound.com is teaming up with the festival to give away the prize package of the summer. The grand prize will include two American Airlines tickets to Tulsa, a double hotel room for three nights, and a VIP registration package for two that contains invitations to the conference, the festival and VIP invites for the opening-night party.
The contest runs through July 13, so don't delay, click here to sign up today!
The European industrial/electronica artists, VNV Nation , celebrated the North American release of their album “Of Faith, Power, and Glory” today (June 23rd) to thunderous applause throughout the continent, including Fangoria. The horror entertainment website posted a review of the album, claiming that “Green may perhaps be the new black…” To find out more check out the article here.
The Village Voice has seen the light, and the light looks like a giant Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, and Das Racist are inside. The Voice recently sat down with the Brooklyn duo and talked about everything from fast food restaurants to stereotypes to their street cred. Read the full interview here.
Cubic Zirconia's track “Fuck Work (Proper Villians & Jubilee Remix)” that was featured as RCRD LBL's MP3 of the Day. The track is a part of an EP consisting eight remixes of the song along with the original and a clean version. Check out the RCRD LBL post here, be sure to sign up for the MP3 of the Day newletter.
City Sonic steps onto the scene at this year's NXNE with a big showcase at the Drake Hotel that has The MuseBox VERY excited. With bands like Woodhands
Lioness, The D'Urbervilles and more, next Wednesday, June 17th is sure to be a party that you won't want to miss.
In case you're unfamiliar, City Sonic is a series of short films about extraordinary artists shot in places where their musical lives were transformed – the creative reverberations that make Toronto's music scene.
Click the link for all the show info you need to start North by Northeast the right way.
WOODHANDS | 12:30am
LIONESS | 11:30pm
THE D'URBERVILLES | 10:30pm
J.J. IPSEN | 9:30pm
Famous Players DJs
DJ Tricky Carerra
FUCKED UP (DJ set)