Posts Tagged ‘the shins’

Photos: Sweetlife Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

The attendees of Sweetgreen's Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday were not daunted by the threat of rain. With a lineup that included Fitz and the Tantrums' blue-eyed soul, Explosions in the Sky's hypnotic post-rock, U.S. Royalty's cock-rock, Kid Cudi's sensitive-dude hip-hop, and Avicii's glittery EDM, there was a little something for everyone across the [...]

Here Are the Set Times for Sweetlife Festival

Salad chain Sweetgreen's third annual Sweetlife Festival—its second at Merriweather Post Pavillion—takes places this Saturday, and the event's organizers have just revealed the hour-to-hour schedule. So: some advice! Straightahead indie fans will have to make some hard choices, seeing as The Shins' mainstage set overlaps with Zola Jesus' and Twin Shadow's in the Treehouse (Sweetlife's second [...]

Georgia O’Keeffe at the Phillips: The iTunes Visualizer Treatment

It's tough these days to address the work of Georgia O'Keeffe without undue reference to Alfred Stieglitz, or to vaginas. In fact, there are those who claim it can't be done. To these people, we say: sometimes a throbblingly detailed rendering of the reproductive organs of flowers is just a throbbingly detailed rendering of the [...]

James Mercer: Star of the Silver Screen!

NME reports that the Shins frontman is set to star in a feature-length film titled Some Days Are Better Than Others. Director Matt McCormick says the film's all about "lonely people trying to create their own abstract forms of communication." Sounds pretty heavy. It's slated for release in August 2009.
Over at MOG, Charley [...]