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Bonnaroo 2013: Sunday

In long distance running, there’s a term for a moment near the end of a race where a runner’s mental resolve breaks down: “The wall”. Sunday at Bonnaroo is that wall. If they were able to break through on Sunday morning, there were still plenty of things to see and do all day, but ifRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2013: Saturday

More than any other day, Saturday at Bonnaroo was filled with things that could only really happen at the Farm, among them, Björk’s jellyfish facemask thing, R. Kelly entering on a boom crane, a 5k at 9 in the morning (in 80 degree heat), and a moment where Jim James, R. Kelly, Billy Idol, andRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2013: Friday

Bonnaroo started its first full day on Friday, but the audience was more than warmed up from the night before. The day would mark the weekend’s first headlining performance (Paul McCartney), the first you-had-to-be-there moment (Wu-Tang’s surprise appearance at the hip-hop Superjam), and the weekend’s first late night spectacle (Animal Collective). A steady mix ofRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2013: Thursday

Looking at the lineup of Bonnaroo over the past few years, it seems as if the organizers booked their roster by throwing everything at the wall and seeing what stuck. Well, this year, everything stuck. On the top two lines of the bill, there’s a Beatle, an Icelandic electronic music goddess, the guy who madeRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2013 Schedule Announced!

Following Sasquatch’s lead, this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has released their schedule, which has done a pretty good job at keeping potential conflicts away from the Farm. (I’m looking at you, “Sigur Ros vs. Phoenix vs. New Order” Coachella.) Traditionally, Thursday has been a showcase for up-and-coming artists, so there’s no official headliner.Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

On his forthcoming fall tour, alt-rock elder statesman Bob Mould will revisit the catalog of his older bands while pushing forward with new material as well. Mould will release Silver Age, his tenth studio album, through Merge on September 4th, and reissue his Sugar catalog on July 24th, also via Merge. To celebrate, he’ll beRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

One way to protest the war: sue the Air Force. That’s what The White Stripes are doing , but only because they claim “Fell in Love WIth A Girl” was used, unauthorized, in an ad during the Superbowl. Kem Kraft, the composer from Utah, commissioned to create the track for the ad has sent anRead more...

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Monday News: The Festivals! The Grammys!

We start off the week with news from upcoming festivals. Stereogum announces the Bonnaroo lineup, puzzlingly at first, but then gives us the real details. A few of t he many names that will entice KEXP listeners to make the journey: Pearl Jam, My Morning Jacket, Kanye West, Death Cab For Cutie, M.I.A., Sharon JonesRead more...

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