Ahh, festivals… We just can’t get enough of ’em over here at Live High Five! Here’s another doozy happening in August at Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, NY. Holy Fuck, Jojo Mayer and Nerve, Kung Fu, Dopapod, Brothers Past, and this is the first wave? Down like a clown, Charlie Brown. Read on for the skinny so far, and click the highlighted links above to see some past interviews with several of the performers!
THE BIG UP MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL UNVEILS PHASE ONE OF THE 2013 MUSICAL LINEUP
AND NEW VENUE LOCATION!
August 8th – 10th, 2013 at Hemlock Hollow Farm in Claverack, NY
Selecting the defining sounds of summer once again, this year’s Phase One acts include Holy Fuck, Escort, the world premiere of Abakus live band, a DJ set from Chris Keating of Yeasayer, Jojo Mayer & Nerve, host band Higher Organix, Kung Fu, Dopapod, Brothers Past, Normal Instruments and Party Supplies. Additional artists and major headliners to be announced soon!
Energetic, electro-rock quartet Jimkata may be one of the best examples of a band that caught a serious break when electronic dance music and acoustic instrumentation caught the mainstream music industry’s eye. With heavy bass drops, sprinkled with tasty melodic embellishments and groovy instrumentation, Jimkata are a perfect fit within the new wave of electro-jam rock.
It was a solid Wednesday night for music in Syracuse on September 26th, as Papadosio and Dopapod brought their electro-jam-fusion through our humble city for some mid-week raging! Maybe I’m just getting old (I am), but the crowds these days are getting younger and younger. You’d have thought Minor Threat was headlining with the amount of X’d up hands I saw in the audience, most running to the bathroom to frantically scrub off any excess sharpie ink in an attempt to try and pass as legal. Kids these days. But enough with the editorializing and on to the review. Read More…
For years now I have always put a track from Vetiver on all my road-trip mix tapes. The music lends itself well to journeying and traveling, leaving you always with a hint of nostalgia- the good kind, that leaves you half smiling.