If you checked out the lineup for the upcoming Red Bull Music Academy Festival lineup, you may have noticed that the listing for frontman Luke Jenner was accompanied by the note “formerly of the Rapture.” And there you have it, one of the most under-the-rade breakup announcements ever. Show More Summary
From Billboard Biz: Last May, Red Bull Music Academy took over New York City with a month of innovative workshops, live performances, and lectures that showcased both established and emerging artists. Almost a year later, RBMA is back...Show More Summary
All signs point to the New York dance-punks the Rapture quietly breaking up. As Consequence Of Sound points out, a press release for an upcoming Red Bull Music Academy event in New York lists guitarist and passionate hyena-yawper Luke Jenner as “formerly of the Rapture.” When self-titled sought clarification, Jonathan Galkin of DFA Records responded [...]
The Rapture @ House of Vans, 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro) One nugget of information in the Red Bull Music Academy press release -- as part of the William Onyeabor tribute -- they refer to Luke Jenner as "formerly of...
News came via a press release from Red Bull Music Academy.
Where, oh, where is D’Angelo these days? It’s a question many fans of the smooth “Lady” crooner have asked since the release of his sophomore album in 2000 — a record, mind you, that has yet to see a follow-up. (His third LP — once called James River but now supposedly untitled — may actually... More »
Imagine: prep school blazers. Hot teens from Gossip Girl. Smoking weed and cutting class and not giving a fuuuuuuuck cuz ya daddy’s rich. And lots and lots of Red Bull. Okay, so Red Bull Music Academy NYC 2014 is actually nothing like that; it’s a ton of high-profile music events happening in a short amount of time in New York. Show More Summary
Tickets for the Panda Bear show with Dam-Funk at Warsaw, as part of the Red Bull Music Academy residency, are on sale now. Tickets for other RBMA shows are also available. If you didn't get tickets in our presale,...
Red Bull Music Academy has announced its 2014 programming for its 2014 New York festival, with lectures, art installations, DJ… Read More
The innovative series releases a list of 15 events, including concerts, lectures, workshops and D.J. sets, from the first day of May to the last.
Panda Bear at MHOW in 2011 (more by Amanda Hatfield) As discussed, the Red Bull Music Academy is taking over NYC again this May, and since we last spoke, lineups have been announced. Artists appearing include D'Angelo, Panda Bear, Hudson...
Kim Gordon and James Chance at RBMA 2013 (more by Greg Cristman) The documentary on the Red Bull Music Academy's "takeover" of NYC, What Difference Does It Make?, just screened in multiple cities last night (2/17), and now, as promised,...
Forget for a moment that Red Bull Music Academy has for a decade and a half assembled some of the world’s greatest-known artists to dish out inspiration. Forget that that’s Brian Eno’s mug staring back at you with cool, blue eyes. Forget...Show More Summary
Ahead of the February 18 release of Red Bull Music Academy’s film What Difference Does It Make?, one of the documentary’s participants, comeback-kid producer Giorgio Moroder, took part in an interview where he coyly dodged a question about working on Lana Del Rey‘s upcoming LP Ultraviolence. “I cannot mention the name now because the contracts... More »
Thu 13 Feb Red Bull Music Academy is bringing out Brooklyn-based producer Kingdom (real name Ezra Rubin) for a free gig at Goodgod. Kingdom has released tracks on...
DJ Slow obliterates Tammany Hall in NYC with this set taken from when he attended Red Bull Music Academy in NYC back in May 2013. “If Thomas Duval was a barbecue, he’d be pulled pork. If he was an over-the-counter medicine, he’d be cough syrup…” iframe not supported! iframe not supported!
The Telegraph lists 10 often misquoted literary quotes. Red Bull Music Academy lists the best music journalism of 2013. 32 "best books of 2013" lists were added to my master aggregation yesterday, including The Migrant Bookclub's best books for expats,...
Red Bull Music Academy Radio’s been killing it with its mixes lately. Not too long ago Andy Votel dropped the Feminine Ferric Crystals Mix (female New Age musicians) and now Kirk Degiorgio’s Library Music 1974-1985 Mix. An excellentShow More Summary
FACT Mag debuts a new collaboration between Just and Sinjin Hawke, recorded at Red Bull Music Academy. Previously: Just Blaze x Mysto & Pizzi – 1UP!
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