It seems that every year, cities across America are adding "music festival" to their list of tourist attractions. If you've got a free weekend, a couple hundred dollars and a reliable road-tripping car, head with your friends to the nearest music festival. But first, check out our interactive map of 15 of the most anticipated festivals of the summer.
Matt and Kim, a Brooklyn-based indie-pop duo, released their latest album, New Glow, on April 7. In their fifth LP, the pair experiments with additional EDM and hip-hop elements that add to their signature high-energy dance music, but the resulting blend feels like less than the sum of its ingredients.
For all the flak Tyler, The Creator takes from critics claiming he is turning the nation’s youth into hellacious demons, his albums have made millions. Cherry Bomb, released Monday, portrays a slightly more mature version of Tyler but maintains the energetic production and exciting features of his previous releases.
Solstice Live, an Austin-based music promotion company, wants musicians all over town to fill out detailed profiles about their likes and needs. Although it operates like a dating website, Solstice Live isn’t actually meant for romance — the goal is to make a match bands and venues.