Music

Julie Ruin, Wilco and Kurt Vile Storm Union Park At Pitchfork Festival 2015

“Everyone please remain calm and evacuate the premises immediately,” the voice echoed spookily over a loudspeaker, engulfing the Pitchfork Festival attendees at Chicago’s Union Park. What quickly sparked into a scene that could have been a part of the Hunger Games series, people abandoned their posts around the festival’s stages, allowing for all chaos to ensue.
photo by Tristan Pelletier

MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE: Let’s Quit All Our Jobs—Let’s Move Out to LA

Luke Pelletier and his friends John and Matt (the See Ya Laters of Alligator Kid & The See Ya Laters) just released their debut album "Never Ganna Mellow Out," a "goofy-surfy-indie-pop record about girls, friends, systems of being taken advantage of while simultaneously taking advantage of other people, and being a generally self-destructive person." amadeus consensus: it's awesome.

LOLIPALOOZA Through Teresa Flowers’ Lens

Artist, friend and amadeus-collaborator, Teresa Flowers, was there to capture the ceaseless day, snapping live sets, friendly faces and the funky fest's locale. Take a look at LOLIPALOOZA 2015 through Teresa Flowers' lens.
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Marooned Mayhem: Photos from Deserted at the Palms Music Festival

Last week The Palms hosted Deserted at the Palms Music Festival, a weekend of music and tenting featuring 15+ bands and no worries for miles. Friend and photographer George Duchannes was on site to capture the marooned mayhem, and here is his collection of moments from The Palms' standout music festival.

Vibin’ with Levitation Room

Julian Porte of Levitation Room talks about the evolution of the Los Angeles music scene and the ever-supportive backing of two of Los Angeles' most hardworking indie labels, Burger Records and Lolipop Records.
Photo: David Evanko, MINIVAN Photography

Long Live Gymshorts

To fill that coveted spot of enamel pin on the vest of a fan is a tall order, but to be able to make that imprint in the musical domain in a mere two years is even taller. Enter Gymshorts—one of those few who have made a name for themselves in a short but hard-earned timestamp.