4-1-1 Minute w/Todd Michaels – Week of May 30th

*Arcade Fire have dropped the video for “Everything Now,” which was released this week. They’ve also just announced a tour. Everything Now is out July 28. It was produced by Arcade Fire, Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter, and Pulp’s Steve Mackey.

*Chicago’s Riot Fest has announced their full lineup. In addition to a Jawbreaker reunion and sets by M.I.A., Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails the festival will add performances from At the Drive-In and Best Coast. The eclectic festival, highlighting both large-scale and underground punk and hip hop acts, will take place September 15-17 in Chicago’s Douglas Park.

*The Foo Fighters have released “Run,” their first new song since 2015. The Dave-Grohl-directed video takes place in a nursing home; The band plays as an elderly version of itself. You can see the video on our main page at alt360radio.com. The Foo Fighters’ last full album was 2014’s Sonic Highways–no word yet on whether “Run” will be coming from its followup.

*Beck has announced a brief summer tour. It kicks off in July, and extends through the end of August. He’ll be hitting CO, WI, MN, WA, OR, and some cities in Canada.  Beck’s most recent album was 2014’s Morning Phase. And has had 2 singles with no album since.

*Seems like Jonny Greenwood may be getting a fatter paycheck on Radiohead’s upcoming European tour: He’ll be opening for the band as well as playing with them. Greenwood’s collaborative project Junun will be opening for Radiohead at select shows in Europe–in Italy, Scandinivia, UK, Ireland, and Israel–as well as doing a few shows independently. Radiohead’s complete tour also features opening turns from James Blake and Oliver Coates.

*LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy has posted a Facebook message about the progress of the band’s as-of-yet untitled new album. Murphy writes that the band is “done with the record. like, totally done with the music and mixing,” as well as mastering, and that it could be out in “6 weeks [at] the very fastest, i think, but it will likely be longer than that.” “sorry it took so long, honestly,” Murphy continued. Murphy clarified that the record would be the last recorded in the old DFA studio, which was recently sold.

*For the second year in a row, Twin Peaks creator David Lynch will host an event called Festival of Disruption. This year’s iteration will feature performances from TV on the Radio, Bon Iver, the Kills, and Moby. The two-day festival will also feature talks with Lynch’s collaborators—including Twin Peaks’s Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer) and his sound engineer Dean Hurley—and screenings of Lynch films and rare shorts.

The festival goes down October 14 and 15 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

*Deftones have a new beer coming out. The band’s second beer collaboration with Belching Beaver Brewery is called Swerve City IPA, named after the band’s Koi No Yokan single, “Swerve City.” It’ll hit craft beer retailers this summer.

*The prospect of a musical based on Alanis Morissette’s landmark 1995 album Jagged Little Pill has been in the wind since 2014, when Variety reported that the play was in development with Tom Kitt, of American Idiot and Next to Normal fame. Now it seems the production is actually coming to fruition. According to a PR statement, Cody’s story frames Morissette’s well-known alt-pop anthems in the context of a story about “a modern and multi-generational family and their complex dynamics, touching on issues of gender identity and race.”

*Prophets Of Rage—the supergroup from members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill—have just premiered a new, Michael Moore-directed music video for “Unf*ck The World,” the lead single from their recently announced debut album. The self-titled full-length from the band featuring RATM guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk (all three also of Audioslave) is out on September 15. It follows the group’s 2016 EP, The Party’s Over.

*Blink-182 and PVRIS have announced a one-off show together, and if you live in New York, you might just be lucky enough to see them live—The show will be held on July 31 at Artpark in Lewiston, New York. Tickets go on sale this weekend.

Blink-182 is set for a few awesome summer shows, coheadlining with Linkin Park with special guests Wu Tang Clan and Machine Gun Kelly. PVRIS are prepping to release their highly anticipated new album, All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell, which is set to arrive Aug. 4th. The band are currently on the road with Muse and Thirty Seconds To Mars.