Saturday, 3 May 2008

Glastonbury 2008 Line Up And The Cool Kids

Glastonbury might have all these artists playing this year:

Spiritualized, Massive Attack, the Raconteurs, My Morning Jacket, CSS, Black Lips, the National, Caribou, Battles, Annie, Vampire Weekend, Stars, Goldfrapp, Band of Horses, Neon Neon, Dizzee Rascal, John Cale, Black Mountain, Yeasayer, Hercules and Love Affair, Kid Sister, a Simian Mobile Disco DJ set, Crystal Castles, St. Vincent, Booka Shade, Los Campesinos!, the Futureheads, Billy Bragg, Pete Doherty, Manu Chao, Holy Fuck, the Gossip, Vetiver, Kool Keith & Kutmaster Kurt, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Roisin Murphy, Santogold, the Cave Singers, a DJ set from A-Trak, Jimmy Cliff, the Black Kids, Mystery Jets, Cadence Weapon, Lightspeed Champion, Tunng, Solomon Burke, Edwyn Collins, the Teenagers, Elbow, Mark Ronson, the Handsome Family, Sons & Daughters, Robyn Hitchcock, Dengue Fever, Foals, Editors, We Are Scientists, Estelle, the Cribs, UNKLE, the Wombats, the Kills, the Duke Spirit, Martina Topley-Bird, Sinead O'Connor, Appleblim, Glasvegas, the Swell Season, Candi Staton, Ethiopiques, the Zutons, Squarepusher, Jason Forrest (as DJ Donna Summer), the Subways, Dirty Pretty Things, the Ting Tings, the Orb, the Whip, Kate Nash, MGMT, Does It Offend You, Yeah?


Leonard Cohen, Hot Chip, British Sea Power, the Verve, Kings of Leon, Neil Diamond, and headliner Jay-Z

but it doesn't have The Cool Kids and that's just not cool!

Incidentally, The Cool Kids are just about to release their much anticipated debut EP 'The Bake Sale'.

The 10-track EP is scheduled to hit iTunes on May 20th, followed by a June 10th release to brick-and-mortar stores and other digital retailers. A new mixtape, 'That's Stupid', will precede 'The Bake Sale' with a release via the Cool Kids' new website in the next week.

The Cool Kids have also announced the title of yet another new release (yes!) which is a full length debut album called 'When Fish Ride Bicycles'. Once I have a copy, I will write a review here.

Not only that, but here come their tour dates:

5 May 2008 20:00 Jenny Craig Pavilion San Diego, California
7 May 2008 20:00 Wesleyan University Middletown, Connecticut
9 May 2008 20:00 Univ. Of Madison Madison, Wisconsin
10 May 2008 20:00 Carleton College Northfield, Minnesota
16 May 2008 20:00 Knox College Galesburg, Illinois
17 May 2008 20:00 Univ. of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
21 May 2008 20:00 Abbey Pub - Darfur Benefit Chicago, Illinois
25 May 2008 20:00 Detroit Electronic Music Festival Detroit, Michigan
31 May 2008 20:00 Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois
5 Jun 2008 20:00 Cue Cincinnati, Ohio
6 Jun 2008 20:00 Ottobar Baltimore, Maryland
7 Jun 2008 20:00 The Roots Picnic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8 Jun 2008 20:00 Black Cat WASHINGTON, Washington DC

And here they are:

The Cool Kids - Black Mags

Useful Links:
Glastonbury Website
The Cool Kids MySpace
The Cool Kids Website

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