Weekly Music News: Lollapalooza, In the Whale and more

March 27, 2015
Photo: Lollapalooza 2015 logo

Lollapalooza announces 2015 lineup

The 2015 edition of the Lollapalooza music festival will take place July 31 to August 2 in Chicago's Grant Park. The festival released its lineup this week, and it features headliners Paul McCartney, Florence + the Machine and Metallica along with Tame Impala, Father John Misty, FKA Twigs, In the Whale and many more.

See the full lineup via the Lollapalooza website.

photo: Modest Mouse press 2015
Modest Mouse headline Riot Fest & Rodeo on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Modest Mouse to follow-up "Strangers to Ourselves" in 2016

Modest Mouse's sixth studio album (and first in eight years) "Stranger to Ourselves" just came out, and the band is already prepping its follow-up. The next studio album, possibly titled "Whatever," will see release in 2016 according to frontman Isaac Brock, and features Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic.

​Brock also added that the album's tracks were recorded around the same time as "Strangers to Ourselves." [via Pitchfork]

New releases announced this week

  • Bully will release debut album "Feels Like" on June 23 via StarTime International / Columbia.
  • Electronica group Son Lux follows up 2013's "Lanterns" with "Bones" on June 23.
  • Jamie xx of the xx will release his debut solo album "In Colour" in June via Young Turks.