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The Pixies Confirmed for Primavera Sound

Few days after confirming Pavement‘s long awaited reunion tour as the first artist on its bill, the organization of Primavera Sound has scored another huge goal with by announcing that Pixies will also be headliners, bringing to the popular Spanish city their acclaimed “Doolittle” tour, in which the band celebrates the 20th anniversary of the classic album by performing it in full with some B-sides added to the set.

These two reunited alternative music icons are currently two of the biggest live attractions; their mere presence is enough to establish the festival once again as one of the most interesting events in the world during 2010. Both bands are the subject of news in many fronts, as around their respective tours many other projects revolve… Read the rest of this entry »

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Primavera Sound Festival 2009: Artist List Announcement


spanish-flag.jpg Ya sabíamos que Pitchfork estaba encargada de uno de los escenarios, y llenaría la edición del Primavera Sound de este año con los mejores sonidos del indie norteamericano; pero el reciente anuncio de la primera lista de bandas participantes ha multiplicado nuestras expectativas hasta el infinito. A las esperadas actuaciones de My Bloody Valentine; los reunidos Throwing Music y Vaselines; Alela Diane …se unen los pesos pesados Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo Jarvis, Aphex Twin, A-Trak, Shellac, Sunn o)) y un largo etcétera. Aun quedan nombres por confirmar (PJ Harvey & John Parish; Beirut and Brian Eno & David Byrne todos están de gira por Europa en fechas adyacente. Pudiera ser que…). La lista completa tras el salto.

small-uk-flag.jpg We already knew Pitchfork was curating one of the stages, filling this year’s edition of the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona with the best of north America’s current indie crop. However, today’s announcement of the first list of participating band has multiplied our expectations towards the infinite. Next to the already announced highlights of My Bloody Valentine, the reunions of Throwing Music andTthe Vaselines; Alela Diane…heavyweights such as Sonic youth, Yo La Tengo, Jarvis, Aphex Twin, A-Trak, Shellac, Sunn o))) and a long etcetera. There are still names to be confirmed (We could dream or bet on people like PJ Harvey & John Parish; Beirut or Brian Eno & David Byrne all with European live dates not too distant from the Festival). The full list of participating artists after the jump… Read the rest of this entry »

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