It's the weekend. Time to unwind with another installment of Unplugging.
Earlier this month, Pink Floyd members, Roger Waters and David Gilmour, reunited on stage for the first time in five years all in the name of charity. The two played a couple songs for the Hoping Foundation in Oxfordshire, England - and raised $527,000. For those who missed this night of music making and helping people, follow the link below to check out the video.
OMD and Franz Nicolay have both announced upcoming album releases. OMD is returning to the music scene with their first new album in 14 years, History ofModern, which will hit stores September 28th. Franz Nicolay, current touring member of Against Me!, is planning to release a solo album entitled Luck & Courage, set to be released October 12th. Also, Cradle of Filth have announced the name of their new LP: Darkly Darkly Venus Aversa.
So, what should you do this weekend? Definitely get your tickets for this year’s Pygmalion Festival, held September 22-25. The festival features artists such as Of Montreal, Built to Spill, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Holy Fuck, Cap’n Jazz, Caribou, and more. Also, check out Broken Bells’ new interactive 3-D video for their single “October.” Basically, the video allows you to navigate through an alternate universe where there are geometrical patterns, haunting images and mathematical equations.
Video of Roger Waters and David Gilmour Reuniting Surfaces: Members of Pink Floyd, Roger Waters and David Gilmour, reunited on stage last month for the first time in five years at a charity benefit for the Hoping Foundation. In case you missed it, follow the link to see a video, and read about another planned reunion on Waters’ The Wall tour this fall.
OMD To Release First New Album In 14 Years: OMD have returned with the release of their first new album in 14 years – History of Modern hits stores September 28th via Bright Antenna Records. Follow the link for the tracklist.
Full Lineup for This Year’s Pygmalion Festival Announced: Pygmalion Festival, September 22-25, has announced this year’s full line-up, which includes artists such as Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Holy Fuck, Cap’n Jazz, and Caribou. Follow the link for the full line-up.
Cradle of Filth Announce Album Title: About to make their Nuclear Blast Records debut, Cradle of Filth have announced the name of their new LP: Darkly Darkly Venus Aversa.
Broken Bells Releases Interactive 3-D Video: LA rock outfit Broken Bells premiered an interactive 3-D video for their new single “October” via Wired - allowing viewers to navigate through an alternate universe. Follow the link to check out the video for yourself.
Franz Nicolay to Release Solo Album: Franz Nicolay, current touring member of Against Me!, has announced plans for an upcoming solo album, Luck & Courage. The album releases on October 12th via Team Science Records and Sabot Productions.