Jamie xx to headline USG’s Springfest 2016

first_imgThe USC Concerts Committee released the partial lineup for Springfest 2016 on Tuesday evening, featuring English DJ and producer Jamie xx as the headliner.The other acts will include Jynjo, DJ SANTI, Matt DiMona, Massi, Bianca Lexis, Ulf Bonde, Matt Ossentjuk, Kid Cadaver, Cozz and Jeremih.Jamie xx released his solo debut album In Colour May 29, 2015, which peaked at 21 on Billboard 200, topped the Top Dance/Electronic Album Charts and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2016. Complex Magazine notes that the album has house, U.K. garage and rave influences. A single from the album, titled “Loud Places,” has more than 10.5 million views on YouTube, and another single, “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times),” has more than 43 million plays on Spotify. Jamie xx is set to go on tour in late May and will play in major cities across the nation, as well as France, Germany and the United Kingdom.GREENHAÜS will also be putting on events in a “geodesic dome,” according to the Facebook event. The dome will open with Guided Meditation with BreatheSC starting at 2 p.m. and Geodesic Yoga happening shortly after, followed by the bass house and indie disco DJ Jynjo playing a set, which will transition to a virtual reality panel. DJ SANTI will play a set later in the afternoon with a climate-change panel following. After, Matt DiMona will play a set, and an event titled “Yoga of Bass: Music Ecstasy and Freedom” will take place. Massi will play a set, followed by Bianca Lexis, and a back-to-back set with Ulf Bonde and Matt Ossentjuk will conclude the side-stage events at 8:30 p.m. Playing on the main stage will be Kid Cadaver, Cozz, Jeremih and Jamie xx, who is expected to play at 10:30 p.m.There will also be food trucks catering the event, with The Boba Truck, Border Grill Truck & Catering, Jogasaki Sushiburrito, The Grilled Cheese Truck and King Kone offering their services and products.USC Springfest 2016 will take place Saturday at McCarthy Quad at 1:45 p.m., with vendors opening up at 2 p.m. Students will be required to bring their USC ID to gain entry. It is scheduled to end at 11:30 p.m.last_img read more

Russia 2018 is My Last Chance to Win World Cup, Says…

first_imgArgentina Star, Lionel Messi, is aware time is fast running out on his international career and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia may be his last chance to win a senior international title.In an incredible career in which he’s won virtually every title including five Ballon d’Or gongs, a senior title with the Albiceleste is the only chink in his shining armour.Argentina has been three-time Copa America runners-up and also lost the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil in Messi’s 12 years with the senior team. The 30-year-old is now desperate to go one better in Russia, with his team having been beaten by Germany in extra time in Rio de Janeiro four years ago.“We feel that, if we won’t win the World Cup in Russia, the only way will be to give up the national team,” Messi told La Cornisa on Sunday.“I dream of winning the trophy in Russia. My wish is to live something similar to Brazil 2014.“You can do everything OK and fail, like Argentina in Brazil.”Argentina is considered favourites in a World Cup preliminary group which has Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D.Meanwhile, Argentina striker, Gonzalo Higuain, reckons the upcoming international friendlies against Spain and Italy will reveal La Albiceleste’s true potentials ahead of the World Cup which kicks off in Russia in June.Argentina , two-time world champions, will face the Azzurri of Italy at the Etihad Stadium in England on March 23rd before battling Spain four days later at the Wanda Metropolitan in Spain.Higuain, recalled to the Argentina squad after missing their last seven games told Mundo Albiceleste that he’s delighted to be back in the fold and looking forward to the challenge.“I’m happy about it. Two important matches, one of them against Spain, which will be a good opportunity to show the potential of Argentina facing the World Cup,” Higuain told Mundo Albiceleste.“I enjoy the national team and there are still important challenges.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more