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The Destination: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

“It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey” is a cliché you are likely familiar with, and is most applicable when used in regard to a time frame during which one underwent a variety of occurrences and…

Stories of Three Portraits at Fun Fun Fun Fest

After watching Dana Falconberry’s transcendent early afternoon set on the first day of Fun Fun Fun Fest, I found myself hanging around with her and her publicist, both of whom I consider friends,…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day Three Recap with Angel Olsen, Yo La Tengo, and Flying Lotus

The third day of of Fun Fun Fun Fest dawned cool and bright and just about perfect. Saturday had closed out magnificently and the lineup for the final day would yield some of…

A Nite with Majical Cloudz at Cheer Up Charlie’s

I love Majical Cloudz for all the reasons I’ve outlined before. And the band is just getting better. Fresh off a string of tour dates with Lorde, the duo appeared more confident than ever…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day Two Recap with Courtney Barnett, Gary Numan, and Modest Mouse

With the long lines sorted and better weather than anyone could’ve hoped for, the second day of Fun Fun Fun Fest unfolded beautifully with a lineup of artists that spanned garage rock, punk,…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day One Recap with Yelle, Run the Jewels, and Dana Falconberry

We’ve been looking forward to this weekend for months. Fun Fun Fun Fest outdid themselves this year with a no-filler lineup that featured stellar artists across genres. There were some strange bumps and…

Six Bands You Can’t Miss at FFF + All Our Festival Previews Linked in This Post

We’re killing all the birds with one stone. Today, the fest is upon us. To celebrate and send you off with the knowledge you need, we’re bringing you a list of six bands you…

Album Review: Iceage – Plowing Into the Field of Love (Pop Press Pick)

Danish punk band Iceage’s new album Plowing Into the Field of Love moves the band into more structured sonic terrain and showcases increasingly complex arrangements while holding onto a sense of chaos and raw energy….

FFF Fest Preview: Courtney Barnett Talks Ghost Gum & Fish Tacos

Some of the artists we’re most excited to see at this year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest are the up-and-coming acts that will take the stage in the early or mid-afternoon hours. You’d serve…

Eight Reasons You’re Lucky the Nites are Free: FFF Fest Preview

You owe Fun Fun Fun Fest a solid, because these dudes have totally hooked you up. In addition to their killer lineup, they’ve brought in a slew of artists to play shows only…

Seven You Might Miss at Fun Fun Fun Fest

One of the benefits of music festivals is getting to see a bunch of bands you’ve never seen in such a short time frame. Which is why I’m always shocked by the fact…

The Ultimate Fun Fun Fun Fest “Can’t Miss ‘Em” List

Ok. Let’s give it a shot and try to narrow it down to the absolutely-can’t-miss acts at Fun Fun Fun Fest (from this point on referred to as “FFFFest” and the “Can’t Miss ‘Em” List)….

Stream Our Fun Fun Fun Fest Playlist Featuring Must-see Artists

Fun Fun Fun Fest starts a week from today! Rest assured, we’ll have plenty of previews for you in the coming days spotlighting the aspects of the festival we’re most looking forward to. Until…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Shares Full Set Times and Nites Schedule

If you’re a fan of independent label music or punk rock or weirdo pop or metal or parties or just dancing your ass off, it’s likely your favorite time of the year–the advent of…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Announces Comedy Lineup feat. Fred Armisen & John Waters

Fun Fun Fun Fest always does it right. This morning, the Austin festival announced their comedy lineup, which takes place annually on the Yellow Stage. The roster includes Portlandia and SNL star Fred Armisen and…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Reveals Daily Lineups, 1-Day Passes On Sale Now

I have no idea what human powers of decision would allow an individual to choose between these three days of fest. The lineup is so killer for every day. I suppose I could…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Releases Outstanding 2014 Lineup

Fun Fun Fun Fest always restores my faith in humanity. Friends are constantly telling me that in today’s culture, organizations have two linked goals: to become as large as possible and to rake…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Launches Guess the Fest!

Fun Fun Fun Fest is our favorite festival, hands down. These guys always do it right, and we’re already pumped for what they have in store for 2014. This year’s fest will take place…

Photo Gallery: Best Shots From Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

Fest forever. Do we need a reason to want to just keep on Festing? Fun Fun Fun Fest is a week and a day passed, and we miss it dearly. We’re already looking…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day Three Featuring The Men, The Julie Ruin, Slayer, and Jurassic 5

Oh, the culminating day of a music festival. Such internal conflict and turmoil. Your feet and liver barely feel like they can take anymore, and yet you hope the imposing Monday morning at…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day Two Featuring Television, Deerhunter, and M.I.A

In the beginning there was the Fest. And the Fest was good. If I haven’t said so yet, Fun Fun Fun Fest not only knows how to put together an amazing lineup but…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day One Coverage Featuring Kurt Vile, Johnny Marr, and Snoop Dogg

And then the fest was upon us. We ran almost thirty posts leading up to Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013, and we still couldn’t have prepared you for every moment of awesomeness that…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day One Photos (Pardon Us While We Fest)

We’ll share all of our thoughts about this year’s excellent installment of Fun Fun Fun Fest early next week, but for now we’re giving you a single photo from each of the artists…

11 Bands You Should Not Miss at Fun Fun Fun Fest

Okay, so you just couldn’t handle the realness of our exhaustive chronological preview of artists we recommend seeing at Fun Fun Fun Fest. You’re looking for the bottom line. Something a little more…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Preview: Who To See, Where, and When

So you never got around to planning your schedule for Fun Fun Fun Fest. We get it! You’ve got a lot going on. Don’t worry. Just sit back and relax–that’s what we’re here…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spotlight: Merchandise

See Merchandise. You’re going to see Merchandise. Why are you going to see Merchandise? They absolutely slay. Seriously. We saw them at NXNE this summer at one of the best shows of the festival. Tons of…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spotlight: Cayucas

You need a reason to go to Fun Fun Fun Fest? You need more than the best weather imaginable? You need more than the beautiful scenery of Auditorium Shores? The lineup itself affords…

MGMT Share Bizarre New Video, Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

MGMT has taken things to a whole new level of weird in their new video for “Alien Days,” which was the first single to be released from the bands latest album. The video…

The Julie Ruin Gets Remixed by YACHT, Performs Fun Fun Fun Fest

We’ve been stoked about former Bikini Kill member Kathleen Hanna’s project The Julie Ruin since its inception, and we’re especially excited to see the group perform at this year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest…

Fun Fun Fun Fest is Rock ‘n’ Roll Down to the Details

We’ve said before that Fun Fun Fun Fest is the kind of festival that maintains their cred, year after year. Sure, there are sponsors, but they won’t be completely unrelated companies whose logos…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spotlight: Interview with Audacity

Fun Fun Fun Fest’s Nites programming has become increasingly substantial over the years and this year will feature artists as notable as Twin Shadow as well as up and coming bands such as…

Cut Copy Streams Entire New Album, Plays Fun Fun Fun Fest Nov 9th

Cut Copy is giving us plenty to get psyched about in advance of their upcoming performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest on the Orange Stage on Friday November 9th. Recently they released a…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spotlight: Q and A with Mark Perro of The Men

The lineup for Fun Fun Fun Fest this year is impeccable. It’s hard to even know which band to be most excited about, but for us, The Men certainly rise to the top…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spotlight: Interview with The Tontons

We really adore The Tontons. The Houston quartet creates vocally centered indie pop that feels a bit like The Cardigans with more edge and a lot more soul. At the forefront of the…

Beach Fossils Share New Video, Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

Beach Fossils’ reverb-laden sound and surfy guitar lines certainly feels contemporary, akin to many other like-minded indie rock bands, but there’s a certain element that reminds me of Joy Division, and that’s a…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Ticket Giveaway Contest Ends Today

Here are a few easy steps that will make your life better: 1) Make sure you’ve entered out contest to win tickets to Fun Fun Fun Fest right here, because the contest ends…

Audacity Share Songs Ahead of Album, Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

Maybe it’s because we can never escape that part of us that (somewhere hidden deep inside) loved high school. Or maybe it’s just because our youth was fraught with as much repressed joy…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Announces Nites Schedule

Did you miss an artist you wanted to see at ACL and then consider paying even more money to see them at a night show? Fun Fun Fun Fest always has their patrons’…

Win Tickets to Fun Fun Fun Fest with M.I.A., MGMT, Television, and Descendents

To be honest, the team over at Buzzfeed beat us to the punch with this incredible post they put up earlier this month highlighting the best parts of Fun Fun Fun Fest. So,…

New Track: Tycho – “Awake”

Electronic artist Tycho has released a pulsing new track that balances upbeat snares and dreamy synths. Perfect for that morning drive, the song is fittingly called “Awake,” and is the first single to…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Offers to Buy Your Next Record

As if the deal weren’t sweet enough already, Fun Fun Fun Fest has offered to buy your next album. It seem almost unfathomable to me. These are the same people that will bring…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Announces Bands by Day, Nites Performances, Student Discounts

Want to check out which of the three amazing Fun Fun Fun Fest days is going to be the most amazing? Now, you can, but heading over to their website and checking out which…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Announces Comedy Lineup and Skate Program

Earlier in the week, Fun Fun fun Fest announced its outstanding comedy lineup and expanding endeavors in the skate and ride departments. The comedy lineup will be headlined by Tenacious D and will…

Watch The Julie Ruin’s First Video – “Oh Come On”

We already told you that we loved the first single to emerge from Kathleen Hanna’s new band The Julie Ruin, and now the group has a released a video for the track. All…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Release and Vannin’ Screening Party Tomorrow

Tomorrow night, the good folks that organize Fun Fun Fun Fest will release the remaining lineup after giving us two teaser leaks of performing artists last month. The release will come at a…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Leaks More Performers for 2013 Festival

Fun Fun Fun Fest has leaked an additional six artists that will be performing at this year’s installment of the event, which takes place November 8-10 at Auditorium Shores in Austin. The list…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Leaks Five Artists, Sells Out of 2nd Presale Tier

Last night, Fun Fun Fun Fest leaked via Twitter a Vimeo video revealing that Bonobo, Judge, The Julie Ruin (featuring Kathleen Hannah), The Walkmen, and Ice-T would all be among the performing artists…

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