You know Phoenix as one of the bands on the Lost in Translation soundtrack. But did you know that their lighting guy is a member of the band, they nearly come to fisticuffs when deciding the set list, and that they are particularly inspired by martinis?

Phoenix, the sharp dressed, smooth-tongued Frenchmen who have resurrected modern pop-rock from the throes of boredom, is a featured Creator of The Creators Project, a modern-day media channel that will continually identify and celebrate the work of visionary artists wherever they are. It is also a content creation studio, an arts foundation of sorts that will facilitate the production and dissemination of new work with these artists and their collaborators.

To learn more about The Creators Project, click here. And go here to sign up for The Creators Project Launch Event in NYC on June 26, which will include live performances by Interpol, Die Antwoord, Mark Ronson, Neon Indian, The Rapture, Sleigh Bells, Gang Gang Dance, N.A.S.A., Salem, XXXChange, Mira Calix, ASKA, plus other surprise guests; and a collection of artwork showcasing the work of United Visual Artists, MOS Architects, Mark Essen, Mira Calix, Graffiti Research Lab, Nick Zinner, and Radical Friend. It's at the 80,000-square-foot Milk Studios in the Meatpacking District. And, it's free!

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