ACL Festival posts cryptic mash-up in lieu of lineup
Get those discerning ears ready! While the full lineup for this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will appear on this page on April 15, in the meantime (and as if festival news doesn't trickle in gradually enough), ACL has taken lineup-leaking technology to a new level.
They've posted an audio mash-up of songs by 29 of the confirmed artists (out of 130) for the fest. The mix was made by Austin filmmaker Christopher Rose, recording under the moniker Car Stereo (Wars).
Listen here, and let the hypothesizing begin!
If there's no time in your busy schedule to try to parse the artists in the less-than-four-minutes-long mash-up, take a peek at The Daily Swarm's best guesstimations:
Asleep at the Wheel
The Octopus Project
Del the Funky Homosapien
Robert Earl Keen
(Paste also hears Tegan & Sara, Louis XIV, Ingrid Michaelson and maybe Joe Jackson...)
The festival will take place Sept. 26-28 at Austin, Texas's Zilker Park. Three-day passes have been on sale at the ACL website since February, though both of the discounted advance levels have already sold out. The regularly-priced passes are $170. You can buy them through the website, or, you know, you can get 'em from this squirrel:
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