FPSF 2013 2013-06-01


TV On The Radio Brooklyn NY

4.83 4.35 Little bit funky, little bit electro, multi-instrumental excellent rock music

Passion Pit Boston MA

4.67 3.85 The guys that really started this indie-pop trend are back playing one free show. Fun upbeat stuff.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Seattle WA

4.63 4.20 Story-telling hip-hop with rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis, with hits featuring different singers, ranging from melodic emotional sections to fun party anthems

Half Moon Run Montreal CANADA

4.50 1.64 Indie rock with some impressive drumming and interesting vocals. Stand-outs at Iceland Airwaves

Japandroids Vancouver Canada

4.50 2.46 Hard rockin' duo

Of Monsters And Men KeflavĂ­k ICELAND

4.40 0.00 Well-executed six-piece Indie Folk Pop from Iceland

Arctic Monkeys Sheffield, ENGLAND

4.20 4.10 British indie-puck rock. They started out a bit more punk and rebellious but have become a bit more rock over the years, yet still retaining an edge.

Alabama Shakes Athens, Alabama

4.00 0.00 Southern soulful rock

The Postal Service Los Angeles, CA

4.00 0.00 electro-pop by Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello, and Jenny Lewis that formed the AMAZING album Give Up in 2003 by sending songs back and forth through the actual mail, taking turns by Gibbard and Tamborello adding and editing. It has been a long and painful wait for hipsters everywhere since then, and finally everyone rejoices in 2013 with an album reissue, 2 new songs, and a tour!

Calvin Harris Scotland

4.00 0.00 Electronic dance hits DJ and producer, with collaborations including Rhianna, Florence Welch, Ellie Goulding, Ne-Yo and more