Snobcast: For Fans Of Monolith Music Festival
Behind This Month’s Snobcast:
The time is approaching for the greatest music festival in the Southwest region. Yeah that’s right, Monolith returns to Red Rocks Sept. 13th & 14th. Monolith is the biggest festival to take place at what has been called the “Best Live Music Venue in North America” (Pollstar). Monolith features 60+ bands on 5 stages over 2 days.
For year number two the festival has amped-up in every way. Better hip-hop (Del tha Funky Homosapien, The Hood Internet, Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip), better electronica (Justice headlines Sunday), better dance music (The Presets, The Kills, CSS), plus Vampire Weekend and TV on the Radio. Better yet, no Cake. Instead we get local legends DeVotchka headlining Saturdays show. Of course one of the best things about this festival is that it’s curators abound in local love, so instead of shoving all the local bands on to one stage like some other festivals, you can catch some of Denver’s best mixed in with the national acts. Look-out for Denverites such as Hearts of Palm, Moonspeed and many more.
For tickets, full line-up and more info. click here, and to hear the bands before you see them listen to this month’s installation of the Donnybrook Snobcast by clicking below. This week we have highlights of Sunday’s line-up.
“My Hanging Surrender” The Wheel Desire and Dissolving Men LP
“Farewell Valentine (Cigarette Homecoming Queen)” Hearts Of Palm The Bridge EP
“Good Day” Jukebox The Ghost Let Live And Let Ghosts
“The Debtor” Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson
“We Are Rockstars” Does It Offend You, Yeah? You Have No Idea What You’re Getting Yourself Into (On second listen I had to remove this song. It’s terrible.)
“Thou Shalt Always Kill” Dan Le Sac VS Scroobius Pip
“Dreams (Stutter Fleetwood Mac remake)” Snowden Fuel of the Celebration (the remixes)
“Tape Song” The Kills Midnight Boom
“Phenomena” Akron/Family Love Is Simple
“Music Is My Hot, Hot Sex (Switch ft. Mapei Mix)” CSS
“Tessellate (Remix By Tom Campesinos!)” Tokyo Police Club Memorialized ’08 (Or, The Best Of Recent Stereogum MP3s)
“Islands On The Coast” Band Of Horses Cease To Begin
“Hours” TV On The Radio Return To Cookie Mountain
“Electric Feel (Justice Remix)” MGMT