concerts

Awesome Kid Snuck Into 50 Music Festivals To Make This Super-Fun Movie

Coachella. Glastonbury. Bonnaroo. The Grammys. You name the music festival, Marcus Haney has somehow snuck into it. He makes fake passes, pretends to be the press, jump fences and does anything he can to get in and has somehow made friends with famous bands and shot their album covers. Here’s the movie trailer for his story, No Cameras Allowed.


YouTube's 360 Camera: Pick Your View Of This Kings Of Leon Concert

Bummed that you can’t make it to London in time for Kings of Leon’s concert? YouTube’s got you covered. For the first time ever, YouTube’s concert live stream will include a viewer-controlled 360 degree camera, letting you take in the action from all sides, and the webcast will be directed by actor/comedian/music nerd Fred Armisen.


These 25 Avant-Garde Concert Posters Are More Art Than Ad

Even at the going rate of 1000 words, accurately depicting the the audiological experience of a headlining band delivers is no easy feat. That may be part of the reason why epic concert posters like these — ones that really illustrate what your ears are in for — often become collectors items at show’s end.


Why You Shouldn't Post Your Concert Tickets On Facebook

The scene: your girlfriend and/or boyfriend got you tickets to The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. You’ve been waiting your whole life to see those goats up close, so, naturally, you want to post pictures of your beloved gift on Facebook, rubbing it in all your friends’ rodeo-less faces. Here’s a tip: don’t. Because someone will steal it.


Why It's Sometimes Best Not To Digitally Document Every Exciting Life Event

Over the weekend I attended a US concert of the Deftones opening for System of a Down — which I was hell bent on documenting, thoroughly, using my iPhone. All through the Deftone’s set, I snapped pictures and took video. Then it started to pour, with thunder and lightning very nearly cancelling the rest of the show, even before SOAD took the stage, and my phone was temporarily borked via water damage, primarily in the camera functionality.


Band Discovers The Stupidest Way To Avoid Ticketmaster Fees

Ticketmaster fees are horrible, and we’re all about bands using clever means to combat the monolith, but The String Cheese Incident is doing it wrong.


Why Would You Pay Several Hundred Dollars To Watch A Concert On A 3.7-Inch Screen?

It seems you can’t go to a concert these days without somebody whipping out a smartphone for a quick bit of video shooting. I’ve tried to wrap my head around it, but I just don’t get why that’s a particularly good idea.


How To Use Your Smartphone At A Concert Without Being A Jerk

Standing behind a giant person at a concert is an old, analogue problem. Today’s audience angst comes largely from a blinding mass of giant phones. All around us undulates a constant sea of LCDs. Annoying! You can use your smartphone at a concert, but don’t be unbearable.


Hands On With Moshcam's iPad App

Moshcam’s taking its web-and-smart-tv concert sets onto tablets and smartphones, releasing an iOS app today. I’ve had an early hands on and time to chat to Moshcam representatives about their plans for the app.


Outlisten Wants To See Your Shaky Concert Videos

Attending a show is different now. Everybody’s holding up a mobile phone shooting video instead of watching and listening. This doesn’t have to be a 100 per cent bad thing, however.


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