12 Days to Bonnaroo: Washed Out

Bonnaroo Tip of the Day: Weaken a wild bro by throwing rocks at it. Once it is sufficiently weakened, use one of your pokeballs to capture it.

Washed Out – Sunday, June 15, 5:45 P.M. – The Other Tent

Similar Bonnaroo Sounds: Real Estate, Broken Bells, Warpaint



You may have heard the sonic trot of “Feel It All Around” beforeThe song, off the 2010 EP Life of Leisure, helped establish a name for Washed Out, the moniker of multi-instrumentalist Ernest Greene. Since then, Greene released two albums with Sub Pop Records, 2010’s Within and Without and 2013’s Paracosm. I like to think of Washed Out’s music as a watery dream-scape, constantly ebbing and flowing, never remaining the same.

If you’ve never experienced a sonic painter like Washed Out live, I suggest giving his set a listen. Although stage performances from similar artists tend to be minimal, you become encased in sound, transported to the environment the artist creates. The audience has a feeling of unification, and at an event like Bonnaroo, the sounds of Washed Out can make for a visceral experience.

 

26 Days to Bonnaroo: Blank Range

As we get closer and closer, the great music keeps going. If there’s an awesome Bonnaroo band you think I should cover, please comment, send me an emails, Facebook me, whatever. Enjoy.

Bonnaroo Tip of the Day: Don’t eat yellow snow or funny smelling grass.

Blank Range – Friday, June 13, 9:20 P.M. – New Music on Tap Lounge

Similar Bonnaroo Sounds: The Orwells, Ty Segall, Those Darlins



This year, Bonnaroo’s lineup is looking pretty friendly to garage rock fans. Jack White, Ty Segall, Cage the Elephant, Those Darlins, and The Orwells are all taking the stage at some point, and fans of those acts should check out Blank Range. Nashville-natives, Blank Range project a blues style garage rock, with nostalgic chords and friendly vocals.