The Listening Booth gets into the festival season this holiday weekend with a spotlight on the All Points East Festival going down this weekend and next in Victoria Park in London and featuring the likes of Bon Iver, Toro Y Moi, and Hot Chip. Plus, brand new alt rock from Band of Skulls, throwbacks from the likes of The Head and The Heart, and the Listening Booth debut of Hudson Valley folk band The Mammals—also amid a festival appearance: Meadowgrass Festival in Colorado Springs.
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We review the news of the week. Discussion of new movie, ‘Shirley.’ Music by Vagabon and Worriers | listen