While some bands burn fast and quickly fade away, Cut Copy have employed the opposite approach over their now 16-year history. Formed in 2001 by Dan Whitford, the electronic music band now includes Tim Hoey, Ben Browning, and Mitchell Scott. The Australian band just released their first proper studio album in nearly four years, Haiku From Zero, in September via Astralwerks, which was produced by Ben Allen (Deerhunter, Animal Collective, Neon Indian). “When we first started in Australia, there wasn’t really a scene for live electronic music,” recalls Whitford, “You were either someone that would go to
There were many standouts at the sold-out Outside Lands 2014 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco this past weekend. This year’s lineup was led by headliners Kanye West, The Killers and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, who were surrounded by strong talent including Arctic Monkeys, Disclosure, Death Cab for Cutie, Macklemore and more. Kanye West drew mixed reviews as “Yeezy” performed a similar set to previous outings this year. West alternated performing in a mask covering his entire face and without as he started with “Black Skinhead” and powered through setlist staples, “Stronger” and “Heartless”.
The lineup for Lollapalooza 2014 has been announced and the stellar lineup includes headliners, Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon along with Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Lorde, Foster The People, Nas, Zedd The Avett Brothers, Interpol, Phantogram, CHVRCHES, Spoon, Cut Copy and more. Eminem graces the Lolla lineup for the first time ever and is part of a small set of dates the rapper will perform. Eminem is part of a series of shows co-headling with Rihanna for The Monster Tour in August. Interpol hasn’t performed in the States since supporting their self-titled album in 2010
Cut Copy is an electronic/dance band hailing from Australia. Formed in 2001, “Free Your Mind” is only their 4th album, which may not seem like much for having been around so long, but these guys like to take their time. Like some of the greatest bands before them, they don’t press to make albums right after the other, they take their time, making each album is a work of art. 6296