Video: FIDLAR – “By Myself” From Almost Free, out January 25 on Mom+Pop. FIDLAR goes disco! Don’t want to bury the lede here so I’ll just point out that Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist has cut his hair since the last time I saw his hippie locks at Riot Fest in 2016. Phew! But back to the … Continue reading New FIDLAR video: By Myself
Video: FIDLAR – “Are You High?” Presumably from their third album, hopefully out sometime soon, probably on Mom+Pop. I love this band. They blew me away the first time I saw them at Lollapalooza in 2016, they were equally great at Riot Fest last year, and I’ve been following them ever since. They’ve released a … Continue reading New FIDLAR video: Are You High?
Riot Fest once again proved itself to be the music fest for grownups. Grownups in black t-shirts. While all the other big festivals rotate the same dozen headliners, it’s great that Riot Fest has retained its punk rock focus. Maybe not as strictly as during its first several years as a multi-venue festival, but most … Continue reading Riot Fest 2017: No Dicks on the Dancefloor
Video: FIDLAR – “West Coast” (live on Conan) I love this band. They were definitely the highlight of Lollapalooza this year for me. This is a song from their second album, Too, and they’re on tour now so you should check them out if they come near your town. I’d love to see them in … Continue reading Watch FIDLAR on Conan
Lollapalooza is coming up. As always, Glorious Noise will have a posse roaming Grant Park in search of warm felafels and cold beer. Along the way we try to stumble across some good music. There are a lot of bands on the line-up that we don’t know much about. So we threw out some questions … Continue reading Ten Questions We Ask Lollapalooza Performers: FIDLAR