Indie rockers Real Estate who hail from Ridgewood, New Jersey with a base of operations in Brooklyn, New York are among the announced lie-up of acts to appear this summer in Chicago at The Pitchfork Music Festival. In the world of alternative music, Pitchfork.com is known as a make-or-break tastemaker. Real Estate's new album Atlas has had the much sought after 'Best New Music' tag bestowed on it by the site.
The 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival will be held July 18th-20th in Union Park, Chicago. Announced acts include: Neutral Milk Hotel, Beck, Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent, Danny Brown, Cloud Nothings, The Field, Real Estate, Schoolboy Q, Dum Dum Girls, Perfect Pussy and Earl Sweatshirt.
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These indie rockers originally hailing from Ridgewood, New Jersey, now based out of Brooklyn, New York will appear at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. Their new album is Atlas.
Beck (Hanson) will be one of the headliners at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. His latest album is Morning Phase. It is his first release for his new record label Capitol.
Neutral Milk Hotel
Indie favorites Neutral Milk Hotel will also be one of the headliners at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival. Lead by guitarist/singer/ songwriter Jeff Mangum, the band broke up in 1999 but reformed in 2013.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar is set to represent hip hop among the headliners at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. Lamar was nominated for a total of 7 Grammy Awards in 2014 and in 2013 was named Rapper of The Year by GQ magazine.
St. Vincent is the artist name used by singer/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Annie Clark. Her latest album St. Vincent includes the single releases 'Birth in Reverse' and 'Digital Witness.'
The band Cloud Nothings began as a solo project by singer/songwriter/guitarist Dylan Baldi. The full band's 2012 release Attack on Memory received Pitchfork.com's 'Best New Music' tag.