Festival Guide

The Hottest Music Festivals of 2014
Who's playing—when and where—at Bonnaroo, Summerfest, Pitchfork, and 12 other events.

Music Festival Fashion: 4 Kinds of Hats
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Music Festival Grooming: Essential Hair & Skin Products
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Music Festival Grooming: Sunscreen, Self-Tanners, and Sun-Damage Repair Products
Want to look fresh as the mercury rises? Here's everything you need under the sun.



Artists & Labels

Get to Know Banks Before She Plays Coachella, Governors Ball, and Bonnaroo
Banks, a brunette stunner based in Los Angeles, is debuting her major-label album this spring.

Q&A: Boy George
At 52, Boy George is older, wiser, and quite sober. Yes, the Karma Chameleon may have changed his colors, but he's as sharp-tongued as ever. And If you really want to hurt him? Ask him to play Avicii.

The Million-Dollar Wu-Tang Album
If you haven't heard about the new Wu-Tang art-music concept, you are so not ready for brunch conversation this weekend.



Jhené Goes Solo
Hip-hop's go-to hook girl has lent her voice to Drake and Big Sean—and made boyfriends jealous along the way. No wonder the 25-year-old is busting out on her own.

Meet Sia: The Reluctant Pop Star
Five albums into her career, Sia changed course to write hits for the likes of Beyoncé and Rihanna. Now she's going solo again . . . kicking and screaming.

Music Revival: Three New Albums That Are a Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock-and-Roll
The roots-rock genre may not be cutting-edge, but these perennially brilliant bands, all releasing must-hear albums, prove it's still fertile ground.

Music's Micro-Label Revolution
If you want to unearth the kind of buzzy new tracks you don't have time to read about on Pitchfork, go straight to the source. Nimble enough to outpace the majors, a small handful of independent labels—many artist-run, all started this century—have become industry tastemakers with big-name rosters to boot.


Audio & Gear

5 New Portable Bluetooth Speakers (That Aren't Bose or JamBox)
What to bring to the beach, pool, or backyard party.

Portable Power Packs
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7 Stylish Over the Ear Heaphones
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Music & Fashion

47 Songs About Fashion and Style
From Elvis' tried and true "Blue Suede Shoes" to Prince's "Raspberry Beret," artists have been singing about their wardrobe for decades. Below, we've gathered the best songs about fashion in a Spotify playlist.

How to Dress Like a Music Icon
Modern ways to approximate the looks of everyone from David Bowie to Miles Davis to Grandmaster Flash.

How to Get Rock Star Hair
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The Best High-Fashion Shout-outs in Hip Hop
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