Weekly Music News: Sasquatch! Festival, The Cure, Depeche Mode, and more

February 7, 2014
photo: Sasquatch fest

For the first time in its history, this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival will take place over two weekends, May 23-25 and July 4-6, at The Gorge in George, Wash. Each weekend features a different lineup. The weekend in May will include Outkast, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, M.I.A., and many more. The weekend in July boasts Neutral Milk Hotel, Kraftwerk, New Order, Spoon, among many others. Full lineups available on Sasquatch's website

photo: Robert Smith of The Cure(Photo: courtesy of the artist)

The Cure will release "4:14 Scream," the follow-up to 2008's "4:13 Dream," this year. They're also planning a world tour in which they will perform three of their classic records, "The Top," "The Head on the Door," and "Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me," in their entirety; Owen Pallett, formerly known as Final Fantasy, announced new album "In Conflict," for release on May 13. Pallett is currently up for an Academy Award for his work on the soundtrack to the Spike Jonze film "Her."

Jonny Greenwood to score Paul Thomas Anderson film "Inherent Vice"

Radiohead guitarist and composer Jonny Greenwood will once again offer his services to filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson for his latest feature "Inherent Vice." The film, based on a Thomas Pynchon novel, is the third collaboration between Greenwood and Anderson, following 2007's "There Will Be Blood" and 2012's "The Master." It is due out later this year. [via Consequence of Sound]

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