Pearl Jam to Stage Own Summer Festival + More
PLUS: Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood scores Japanese film, The Cars tease new music, and more.
To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam will headline their own music festival next summer, according to the band’s manager, Kelly Curtis. Details and line-up are expected to be announced early next year, although Curtis did reveal the fest would be a “destination weekend party” (similar to Phish’s own summer festivals) and take place “somewhere in the middle of the country.” [Spinner]
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood has scored the soundtrack to the upcoming Japanese movie Norwegian Wood. The movie features 11 new compositions from the guitarist. [The Playlist]
- Check out a one-minute preview of the reunited Cars’ brand new song “Sad Song,” from their upcoming album, the iconic New Wave band’s first in 23 years.
Members of the Athens, GA-based Elephant 6 Collective — featuring bands like Of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, Olivia Tremor Control, and Apples in Stereo — will hit the road for a Holiday Surprise Tour next year. The trek kicks off February 24 in Rosewell, GA and wraps March 26 in Raleigh, NC. [Pitchfork]
Punk icons the New York Dolls will release their fifth full-length album, Dancing Backward in High Heels, on March 15. [Prefix]
- British electronic duo Basement Jaxx are back with a filthy, fist-pumping new raver titled “Dracula.” Hear it below: