TODAY’S MIXTAPE FEST, for the first time in March of 2014, will be hosting two festivals. The 3rd annual New York Today’s Mixtape Fest will be at 89 North Music Venue March 29th and 30th. In conjunction with the Pure Noise Records 5 Year Anniversary Show, Today’s Mixtape Fest will be at the Oakland Metro in Oakland, California on March 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Lineup announcements and weekend pass on sale will be December 17th at 12 PM.
The A.V. Club is in the midst of running through its busy “end of the year” coverage for 2013, and we recently got the chance to speak with Josh Modell, the site’s Editor-in-Chief, and Kyle Ryan, its Editor, about their “23 best albums of 2013" list. Over the course of the interview, we talked about the year’s best records, how the A.V. Club tabulates its year-end lists, whether or not it’s currently cool to like Drake or Fall Out Boy, and a plethora of other musical minutia. Read the interview here.
Hit the replies to hear a new St. Vincent song called “Birth In Reverse,” off her upcoming self-titled album due out February 25th. You can download the song for free by signing up for her mailing list.