New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you, […]
The problem with labelling an artist under a singular genre is that as soon as they cross the boundaries of that genre, the illusion is lost. It’s a good thing, really: no-one wants to be known as a one-trick pony. When I catch Ernest Greene, the musical brains behind Washed Out, on a call from […]
It’s looking as though another Laneway Festival 2014 lineup feature is firming up, only this time it wasn’t organisers who leaked the information but the artist themselves. In an interview with Tone Deaf, Washed Out main man Ernest Greene has suggested he will be in town early 2014, with the website speculating that his Down […]
Perhaps ‘chillwave’ is too restrictive a label to place upon Washed Out (AKA Ernest Greene) now that he has released Paracosm – the intricate, detailed and mature follow-up to 2011’s full-length debut Within and Without. Sure, his music is still pretty ‘chill’, but Greene has now traversed the boundary between laptop music and more traditional […]
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