After opening for Weezer at the Williamsburg Waterfront, Aaron sat down with Jordana from Planet Verge. Follow up with some great pix from the show here from Brooklyn Vegan and The Music Slut.
You may not know Cameron Duddy, but I guarantee you know his videos. Here are just a couple of the masterpieces he has created with Aaron. Get to know more about the man behind the camera and his friendship with Aaron in this interview he did with Videostatic. And be sure to check out his Vimeo page here.
Have you heard the good news? AWOLNATION has a new webstore with new merch for us! Check it out here.
While in Austria for their performance at the Austrian Grand Prix, Aaron talked with Red Bull about his perfect road tracks.
"AWOLNATION frontman Aaron Bruno loves the sonic synchronicity of motoring and music.
"I think it's the momentum of going somewhere," says the Red Bull Records star. "Sometimes when I'm listening to a song whilst driving on the freeway back home and I have to slow down, I stop the song because there's nothing worse than a song that's running ahead of you."
Bruno and his band recently took a break from recording the follow-up to their smash-hit album, Megalithic Symphony to play a very special gig at the first Austrian Formula One Grand Prix for ten years ("It's amazing to be asked to play," he says. "Austria feels like a second home to us"); and it's fair to say that he's got a soft spot for all thing automotive.
"Being from America, Formula One isn't as big over there, but my father used to race in a series below Formula One before I was born, so I have a few black and white photos of him racing and that got me interested," says Bruno. "It may sound a bit ignorant to racing fans, but I watched the movie Rush recently, and really enjoyed it. It's our guitar player [Drew Stewart] who's obsessed with Formula One racing."
Read the full interview, and enjoy his playlist here. Happy Driving
"Friday night at the Red Bull Ring saw the engine noise replaced with the tunes of electronic rock band AWOLNATION. "It's amazing to be asked to play on the return of the race in Austria, this place feels like a second home to us," said lead singer Aaron Bruno.
My father used to race in a series below Formula One before I was born, so I have a few black and white photos of him racing
The frontman also revealed a surprising fact about his motorsport background, with racing running in the family. “My father used to race in a series below Formula One before I was born, so I have a few black and white photos of him racing and that got me interested in motorsport.”
Full coverage of the events at Red Bull.com
One Nation has made a list of the must see acts at Voodoo Experience this year and, of course, AWOLNATION is among them. Click here for the full list.
You can still get GA tickets for $130 for a few more days. Don't miss out!
Info here. Code = VOODOO
The lineup was just announced for Voodoo 2014, and AWOLNATION returns! Set aside an hour today and relive the Voodoo Experience of AWOL 2012.
Okay, I will admit that I've been wondering why the guys haven't returned home yet after their "last show" on the European tour was last week. Mystery solved. Via New York Times.
"There were to be a series of rock concerts at the track after the racing action on Friday and Saturday evenings, with several local and international acts, including on Friday the American band Awolnation and on Saturday the Swedish band Mando Diao. Between the concerts on Friday there was a Freestyle MotoX show and on Saturday a skydiving show is planned..."
Have you checked out Red Bull Racers yet? It's available for iOS and Android, and features tracks from AWOLNATION and label mates New Beat Fund. Find out more here.
EDIT 6/20/14 11:26am
Here is the link to the very cool Red Bull Racers Trailer that was originally posted. Unfortunately, it auto plays, which drives me nuts and maybe some of you too. Click to see/listen.
Who's going to Voodoo this year? I am! Start planning your costume now, because we're talking Halloween in NOLA with AWOLNATION! STOP IT!!! 3 day passes start at $130 and go on sale June 27. Get 'em while they're hot...and cheap! See you there. Check out all of the details here.
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