From The Daily Swarm:
“It’s a sign of love, deep respect, and in some places, awe,” Greg Dulli says of the choices he made in curating the latest edition of the famed All Tomorrow’s Parties’ I’ll Be Your Mirror concert festival series, taking place this weekend in New York City. The event commences today, Friday, September 21st, with Dulli’s picks spread over the entire three days of music: starting with acclaimed headliner Frank Ocean tonight, the roster moves to a full day Saturday spanning Dulli’s close collaborators Mark Lanegan and Scrawl alongside the likes of José González, topped off by performances by Dulli’s reunited soul-rocking gods The Afghan Whigs and a night-closing set by The Roots, then climaxes with N’awlins visionaries Quintron and Miss Pussycat on Sunday.
It’s destined to be a thrilling genre rollercoaster of a ride, one that lines up topographically with the intoxicating journey through the sounds inhabiting Dulli’s catalog. From his groundbreaking work fusing heavy rock with R&B in the Afghan Whigs to the electronica-laced storm of The Twilight Singers through The Gutter Twins, his darkly spiritual collaboration with Mark Lanegan, the artists playing I’ll Be Your Mirror provide a most rare peek into the sonic personality of its curator. Here, Dulli breaks down the thoughts and passion behind his dream-team roster…