After not playing a show since 2013, Animal Collective has made a strong return in 2016. Following the release of Painting With, they’ve announced an extensive fall tour, and have even confirmed plans to host their own festival. Animal Collective Shares Psychedelic New Single That Samples ‘The Golden Girls’ A N I M A L C O L L E C T I V E is going down September 23-24 in the beauty of Fernwood Resort in Big Sur, California. The two-day festival presents two nights of Animal Collective, along with sets from WIFE, Winter, The Range of Light Wilderness, M. Geddes Gengras, and Jessica Pratt. Tickets for the festival officially go on-sale Wednesday, March 23.Animal Collective Drops Super Trippy New Music Video For ‘FloriDada’ [Watch]With their tour kicking off in Belgium next week, Animal Collective has expanded their worldly travels an additional several months and cities, ending in November at The Civic Center in New Orleans. All ticketing information can be found on the band’s website.Animal Collective Tour Dates:April 1 Brussels, Belgium—Botanique Orangerie^April 2 The Hague, Holland—Rewire Festival at Paard Van TrojeApril 4 Hamburg, Germany—Uebel & Gefahrlich^April 5 Berlin, Germany—Postbahnhof^April 7 Milan, Italy—C2C Festival at Magazzini Generali^April 8 Stans, Switzerland—Stanser Musiktage Festival at KollegiApril 9 Paris, France—La Cigale^April 12 London, UK—02 The Troxy^April 13 Manchester, UK—Manchester Academy^April 28 Fayetteville, AR—Georges Majestic Lounge+April 29-May 1 Austin, TX—LevitationMay 1 Tulsa, OK—Cains Ballroom+May 3 St. Louis, MO—The Pageant+May 4 Royal Oak, MI—Royal Oak Music Theatre+May 6 Nashville, TN—Marathon Music Works+May 7 Atlanta, GA—Buckhead Theatre+May 8 Asheville, NC—Orange Peel+May 10 Washington, DC—9:30 Club+May 11 Washington, DC—9:30 Club+May 13 Wilmington, DE—World Café Live at the Queen+May 14 Sayreville, NJ—Starland Ballroom+June 3 Barcelona, ESP—Primavera SoundJune 5 Lyon, FRA—Le TransbordeurJune 6 Bordeaux, FRA—Le Rocher de PalmerJune 7 Madrid, ESP—Joy EslavaJune 9 Porto, POR—Nos Primavera SoundAugust 22 Honolulu, HI—The RepublikSeptember 2-4 Dorset, UK—End of the Road FestivalSeptember 3 Liverpool, UK—O2 Academy LiverpoolSeptember 2-4 Laois, IRE—Electric Picnic Music and Arts FestivalSeptember 6 Glasgow, UK—O2 ABC GlasgowSeptember 7 Leeds, UK—Leeds Uni StylusSeptember 8-11 Isle of Wight, UK—BestivalSeptember 20 San Diego, CA—The Observatory North ParkSeptember 21 Santa Ana, CA—The ObservatorySeptember 23 Big Sur, CA—Fernwood ResortSeptember 24 Big Sur, CA—Fernwood ResortSeptember 26 Eugene, OR—McDonald TheatreSeptember 27 Vancouver, BC—Vogue TheatreSeptember 29 Calgary, AB—Union Hall Night ClubOctober 3 Sioux Falls, SD—Orpheum TheatreOctober 5 Indianapolis, IN—Egyptian Room at Old National CentreOctober 6 Morgantown, WV—Mainstage MorgantownOctober 7 Pittsburgh, PA—Mr. Smalls TheatreNovember 2 New York, NY—Terminal 5November 3 Baltimore, MD—Rams Head Live!November 4 Richmond, VA—The NationalNovember 5 Carrboro, NC—Cat’s CradleNovember 7 Tallahassee, FL—The MoonNovember 8 Tampa, FL—The Ritz YborNovember 10 Miami Beach, FL—The Fillmore at Jackie GleasonNovember 11 Orlando, FL—The Beacham TheatreNovember 12 Jacksonville, FL—Mavericks November 14 New Orleans, LA—Civic Theatre(*) w/ Ratking(^) w/ GFOTY(+) w/ Kaitlyn Smith
Sir Alex Ferguson has warned his players they will feel the full effect of his “hairdryer” if they blow the title in the same manner as last season. United’s failure condemned them to a rare barren season. Throughout a reign that stretches back to 1986, Ferguson has only had eight of them, including his first three years at the United helm. It contrasts sharply with Arsene Wenger’s experiences at Arsenal, who have won nothing since 2005 and was something Ferguson touched on during an exclusive interview with BBC’s Football Focus. When asked whether he could imagine going five years without a trophy, Ferguson replied: “It wouldn’t happen. No chance. I don’t believe I would.” Indeed, with his side currently nine points clear of Manchester City, facing a home FA Cup fifth-round tie against Reading on February 18 and a mouthwatering Champions League encounter with Real Madrid looming, United are still on track to repeat their historic 1999 Treble campaign. Yet it is hardly worth thinking about until those meetings with Real – and a Cristiano Ronaldo reunion – have been negotiated successfully. For Jose Mourinho has an impressive personal record against Ferguson and the Red Devils chief freely admits the Real coach is one of the few men he prefers not to engage in psychological battles against. “Jose enjoys it more than I do,” said Ferguson of the mind games warfare. “He is brilliant at it. He plays games too. He has that mischievous part. You are never quite sure what he is up to. I don’t contest that. I let him get on with it. As long as he keeps bringing a decent bottle of wine I let him off.” As Manchester United prepare to welcome Everton to Old Trafford on Sunday, Ferguson’s mind has wandered back to the corresponding fixture last season. At that time, they were five points ahead of Manchester City and had established a 4-2 lead inside the final 10 minutes, but Everton came back to draw 4-4 followed by defeat at City the following week. “If I had to pick out one single match where we lost our title it would have to be that game,” Ferguson told United Review. “What I can say is that it won’t happen again – or if it does, then put it this way, they will feel the full effect of the hairdryer.” Press Association
Derby have been looking for a new manager since Gary Rowett was lured away by recently-relegated Stoke.Lampard told Derby’s official website: “This is my first job as a manager, but I’ve worked closely with some of the best coaches in the game and I’m confident in my own abilities and those of the team around me, including the board.“I know it won’t be easy — managing a football team never is — but I’m really looking forward to the challenge ahead.“I’ve always wanted to manage a club with a big tradition and history like Derby County, so this is a huge opportunity.”Rowett led Derby into the play-offs at the end of last season only for Fulham to overturn a first leg deficit in their semi-final clash before going on to beat Aston Villa at Wembley.Lampard said his aim was to take Derby back to the Premier League for the first time since 2008, when the club finished rock bottom.“We want to build on the club’s top six finish in the Championship last season, while at the same time bringing through some of the excellent youth and academy talent we have at Pride Park,” added Lampard.After starting his career at West Ham, Lampard joined Chelsea and had 13 successful years at Stamford Bridge.He remains the club’s leading goalscorer with 211 goals and, as well as his hat-trick of Premier League medals, also lifted four FA Cups, the Champions League and the Europa League during a trophy-laden stay.His career came to a close at New York City — but he did return to England briefly, scoring against Chelsea while on loan at Manchester City.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Frank Lampard won the Premier League three times playing for Chelsea © AFP/File / Adrian DENNISLONDON, United Kingdom, May 31 – Former England midfielder Frank Lampard is taking his first step into management by taking the reins at Derby County, the Championship club announced on Thursday.The 39-year-old, who won three Premier League titles with Chelsea, has signed a three-year contract at the second-tier English outfit two years after retiring in 2016.
Geneva, Switzerland — The jewelry of Orianne Collins, one of Switzerland’s most famous designers, will appear in the music video for “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home),” the lead single off of R&B singer Usher’s upcoming album.The video finds the singer contemplating the many different meanings of being “home”—home is in the club, home is signing autographs, home is rehearsing. There is only one true home for the star, however, and that is with his love, whom he adorns with Orianne Collins jewelry. A spotless pink quartz heart delicately mounted on a sheath of white diamonds, the “Heart” ring from the OC Romance line is the perfect way to show his affection to the woman in his life. In addition, Usher wears bold cufflinks from the OC Just For Men collection.Visit www.oriannecollins.com.