While EDM continues to get bigger, bolder and in many cases campier, Disclosure leads a new wave of artists looking to the roots of dance music to power their forward-thinking productions.
Day 3 was all about rule breaking for Arcade Fire and Beck, while Lana Del Rey took it as an opportunity to debut her new single.
“I’ve never been in a relationship before,” Smith says. ” I wanted to write an album for lonely people, because I don’t think there’s been enough music out there that talks about unrequited love.”
The country legend will perform for the first time this June at the famed U.K. festival. The bill this year also includes Arcade Fire, Lily Allen and Blondie.
Last month, Lorde teased that she’d be teaming up with Disclosure at the 2014 Brit Awards. And last night (Feb. 19), fans finally got to see the end result.
Bonnaroo will also feature performances from The Flaming Lips, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Kaskade, Damon Albarn, Neutral Milk Hotel and many, many more.
This year’s Super Bowl generated America’s largest TV audience of all-time, with 11.5 million tuning in for the game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos.
For her gig in London she brought out Sam Smith, who is best known for teaming up with Disclosure, and proved that her musical taste is cooler than yours.
The long wait (11 hours or so) is over.
The collaboration was initially teased by Blige herself, who tweeted out a picture of Disclosure’s signature “face” logo superimposed over her own. Now the brothers have released a :14 second clip of Mary doing her thing.
This year, everyone and their mother was singing along to Lorde’s anti-consumerist anthem “Royals,” but the New Zealand teen wasn’t the only new kid on the block who got us excited.
“2014 is looking so exciting to me. To be given an opportunity to release music, let alone in the U.S., is truly amazing.”
Gallagher’s dead-eyed assessment of music in 2013 might just be the best (and most entertaining) year-end critique you’ll read all year.
British deep house revivalists Disclosure have connected in the studio with revitalized disco pioneer Nile Rodgers to produce new all-star dance track, “Together.”
Back in their home country of England, London Grammar is already a sensation, but as they make their way across the States for the first time, they hope to win over the American public.
Jessie Ware says she’s happy to encourage couples to have safe sex, but isn’t quite sure whether her own music is actually sexy.
Rudimental’s debut album “Home” recently topped the charts, which is “incredible” says bandmember Kesi Dryden. “We want to be known as an album act…we love playing live and we love to tour.”