out on the weekend

This Weekend’s Concerts, From Odd Future to Cults

Photo: Andy Sheppard/2011 Andy Sheppard
READING, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27:  Hodgy Beats of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All aka OFWGKTA performs on stage during Day 2 Reading Festival 2011 at Richfield Avenue on August 27, 2011 in Reading, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Andy Sheppard/Redferns)
Photo: Andy Sheppard/2011 Andy Sheppard

While Hurricane Irene was busy terrifying everybody along the Eastern Seaboard, acts like Odd Future, Metronomy, and the Strokes had to cross the Atlantic to find an audience, which they did at this year’s Reading Festival. But others, like Mos Def and Lauryn Hill, hovered near the Pacific for another installment for the traveling hip-hop bonanza known as Rock the Bells. Also, the Spinal Tap-ish-ish Cults somehow ended up in Sweden? Sure, why not!

This Weekend’s Concerts, From Odd Future to Cults