Bites of beats — The best articles of the week
We’re all for saving time — we even made an app with that in mind! — so, in case you had a super busy week, and missed the chance to catch up with your favourite music, here’s a quick summary.
✱ Korn recruit 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist for tour
Right at the beginning of the week, Korn have announced that the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo will join the band for their South American tour.
No country for old men…
✱ Album review: Father John Misty’s “Pure Comedy”
“The album is interesting and thought-provoking enough that Misty doesn’t necessarily have to alter his signature sound too much to resonate with listeners.”
Sounds like good news for all the fans of Joshua Michael Tillman!
✱ David Bowie’s Lazarus to become a Virtual Reality experience
Mix a pinch of V&A museum, some Performance Festival and a few drops of David Bowie; shake well and enjoy Bowie’s Lazarus in VR in this promising FREE event.
✱ The Chemical Brothers release VR video for St. Vincent collab ‘Under The Neon Lights’
Speaking of virtual reality, we can’t forget to mention the new product of this incredible duo, who are celebrating their 20th anniversary with this new piece of entertainment, composed in collaboration with St Vincent.
We want to make sure you’re always in the know about news and events too, so here are some of the newly announced gigs that Rawgig found for you:
WHYTE HORSES, LA ROUX, STEALING SHEEP +others, May 11th, Barbican Centre
MELT YOURSELF DOWN, May 12, Battersea Art Centre
CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH, September 19th, Village Underground
DJ SHADOW, October 7th, The Roundhouse
…and many, many, many others.
Check all the other events and available tickets directly on Rawgig.