The day many of you have been waiting for has come: the first (sort of) day of the 2016 Sziget Festival! As usual, the organizers thought of those who can't be there in person, streaming part of the performances on some of the festival's stages through YouTube. Below you can find the live streams for this day of the festival: Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9kpnVzH0o4 Skunk Anansie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nM4cJ8onmQE Pinwheel Party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM-AalRGfrk Check back tomorrow for more amazing live performances brought to you by, well, modern technology. Enjoy!
Legends, big returners, and fresh performances - this is the tagline of today's Sziget announcement. And the names confirm the title: Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, Afrojack, DVBBS, Zedd, Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg, Carnage, and Troyboi were announced to play at Sziget 2016. Die Antwoord on Day -1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyJfKwcIDUg Three of the freshly announced bands will play on Day -1: Die Antwoord, Skunk Anansie, and Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg. I think Die Antwoord needs no introduction - especially after their role in one of last year's most popular science fiction movies, Chappie, even those unfamiliar with their music got to know them. The South African band is
Skunk Anansie and Everything Everything are the latest acts you've seen at Sziget 2013 whose performances you can now relive. That's because the organizers have uploaded videos from said performances to the official YouTube channel not long ago. No less than ten songs have been uploaded from the Everything Everything performance, as well as four Skunk Anansie songs. The Everything Everything tracks uploaded are as follows (we've provided the direct links, for easier access): Don't Try Sufragette Sufragette Schoolin' Radiant Qwerty Finger Photoshop Handsome Kemosabe Tin Cough Cough Choice Mountain The Skunk Anansie tracks are God Loves Only You I Believed in You I Will Break You Skank Heads Here's an energetic performance of Skank Heads
UPDATE: Sziget Italia also announces Afterhours. The third and last announcement for today has just been made. Here’s what it includes: Skunk Anansie Alex Clare Chase & Status LIVE Tame Impala Afterhours Michael Kiwanuka Wax-tailor Left Boy Of course, everything is already listed on our Sziget 2013 line up page. The third video is up, too.
The first Sziget announcement is here, and it's a fantastic one. It's already on the official site, so check it out here. As we already told you yesterday, TriggerFinger, Dizee Rascal, Chemical Brothers and Pulp are part of it. But the announcement contains many more great bands. On the Pop-Rock main stage, we'll also have Smash Mouth, Rise Against (finally - any have wished for them in the past few years), Flogging Molly, Interpol, The National (we told you about them yesterday), as well as the returning Gogol Bordello. The all-new Europe Stage will have performances by Verdena and Sohne Mannheims, while the World