Another solid Lollapalooza has come and passed. Here are some of today’s sights with some excerpts from the official lolla page.
First act we checked out was Joseph who played the Concrete Stage
Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stage
There is nothing like the sound of siblings singing together. Whether it’s the Beach Boys or the Everly Brothers – or, more recently, First Aid Kit – absorbing the same breathing rhythms and speech patterns adds an element to vocal harmonies that can be pure magic. With the release of I’m Alone, No You’re Not, the mesmerizing, hypnotic sound of the trio known as Joseph – made up of sisters Allison, Meegan, and Natalie Closner – joins this elite company.
Source: Joseph – Lollapalooza
Diggin’ the extra oasis outdoor bar and all but “Brewery Fresh”? Huh? Bud Light? Nice try.
Great to have these guys around when the kids take too much or the wrong kind…
Lo Moon 1:50pm-2:30pim aat the Pepsi stage Lollapalooza 2017: Day 4 Sunday August 6th
Lo Moon are a three-piece band based in LA who’s debut song, a 7-minute sprawling anthem called “Loveless,” is already receiving early love from the likes of The Sunday Times, NPR Music, Sirius XM’s Alt Nation and KCRW. The song was recently featured on NPR’s “Heavy Rotation” list for 2016, with notable music programmer Bruce Warren calling it “shimmering, immersive, and otherworldly… Loveless is a stop-you-in-your-tracks kind of song.” The song has already had over two million streams since it was releas
Source: Lo Moon – Lollapalooza
Car Seat Headrest
Car Seat Headrest is an American indie rock band formed in Virginia and currently operating in Seattle. Frontman Will Toledo released 10 solo albums under the Car Seat Headrest name before signing to Matador Records in 2015 and assembling a full band to tour. Since then, Car Seat Headrest has been Will, Andrew Katz, Ethan Ives, and Seth Dalby. Their most recent record, Teens of Denial, was recorded as a band and released in 2016.
Source: Car Seat Headrest – Lollapalooza
Before it can burst into flame, every fire needs an initial spark. For Milky Chance, that flickering introduction came a little over three years ago when they released their now infamous debut track “Stolen Dance”. After its release, Milky Chance ascended to the coveted number one spot in several countries, became the “most blogged about act” on the Hype Machine, and released the successful follow-up singles “Down By The River” and “Flashed Junk Mind” off of their self-produced album ‘Sadnecessary.’
Source: Milky Chance – Lollapalooza
While a nice sunset would have suited the Shins Lolla set nicely, the shade coming down West from the sound booth did just fine.
Here are some visuals from the show
[more next week]