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Primavera Sound 2015 Lineup

Festivals keep coming up with annoyingly complicated ways to announce their 2015 linueps. Bonnaroo did their call-in thing, and now Spain's famed Primavera Sound Festival has shared its lineup through an app called Line-App. Those of us who didn't bother to download the thing can watch a three-minute animated video instead. Some highlights: Thi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 21, 2015

Ride Announce Reunion Tour

The great British shoegaze band Ride broke up in 1996, and they're one of the few bands of their vintage who haven't jumped back on the reunion-tour circuit. That could change soon. As Dangerous Minds points out, the billboard pictured above seems to be up in Barcelona. Time Out Barcelona tweeted the photoMore »

By: Tom Breihan / November 18, 2014

Jabberwocky Festival Canceled Three Days Before Start

All Tomorrow's Parties, Pitchfork, and Primavera Sound were all set to present the inaugural Jabberwocky Festival this weekend in London, and the lineup looked stellar: Neutral Milk Hotel, James Blake, Darkside, Caribou, Kurt Vile, Sun Kil Moon, Panda Bear, Cloud Nothings, Liars, Mutual Benefit, Perfect Pussy, METZ, Forest Swords, Jesu, Iceage, Clipping., Thee Oh… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 12, 2014

Watch Spoon Debut “Rainy Taxi” At Primavera Sound ’14

Spoon have a new album coming sometime in the nearby, undefined future, and they've promised something called "R.I.P." one week from today, though we don't know what that is. This past weekend, the band played Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival, and, as promised, they played an as-yet-untitled new song. (UPDATE: It's called "Rainy Taxi.")… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 3, 2014

Watch Justin Vernon And Members Of The Walkmen Join The National At Primavera Sound ’14

During their Primavera Sound set, the National brought some special guests up on stage. Justin Vernon (whose Volcano Choir project also made an appearance at the festival) joined them for "Slow Show" and the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser and Paul Maroon helped out on "Mr. November." Maroon also stuck around for "Terrible Love." National frontman Matt… More »

By: James Rettig / May 31, 2014

Primavera Sound 2014 Lineup

Last week, we speculated that British shoegaze greats Slowdive might be reuniting. Today, we learn they they are indeed back together -- more thoughts on that here -- and they're set to play Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival, which is living up to its reputation as perhaps the best-curated big festival in the entire… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 28, 2014

Photos: Primavera Sound 2013

Primavera Sound Festival took place over multiple days in Barcelona last week, hosting acts including Blur, My Bloody Valentine, the Knife, Phoenix, the Postal Service, the Breeders, and many more. We sent Autumn Andel to capture the sights. Check out her pics in the gallery above. More »

By: Stereogum / May 28, 2013

Neutral Milk Hotel Will Play Primavera Sound 2014

Today is the last day of Primavera Sound 2013, but there's already something to look forward to for 2014: Neutral Milk Hotel are definitely playing. This is the first confirmed Neutral Milk Hotel date of 2014. Check out the rest of the reunited band's tour dates below. More »

By: Liz Pelly / May 26, 2013

Primavera Sound 2013 Lineup

The lineup for 2013's Primavera Sound, taking place 5/22-26 in Parc Del Fòrum in Barcelona, Spain, has been announced. Headliners include Blur, Phoenix, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, and the recently-reunited Postal Service, among others. There will be performances from Fiona Apple, Shellac, Jessie Ware, Tame Impala, and many more. Check out the entire… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / January 23, 2013

Blur Confirms Primavera

Last Friday, Blur announced they would headline Belgium's Rock Werchter festival next July, and teased more live dates to come. They didn't keep us waiting long. According to a tweet from Primavera Sound festival, Blur have added two more gigs to the calendar:… More »

By: Michael Nelson / October 8, 2012

Watch The xx Perform A New Song At Primavera

The xx have been performing a lot of new material lately, so it was a matter of time before they released the details for the forthcoming Coexist, an announcement that came last week. Now they're touring the songs a little more widely, and that included a stop at last weekend's Primavera… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 8, 2012

Wavves’ Meltdown In Spain (And Apology)

Nathan Williams's beer-soaked non-performance at Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival was more of a mess than Psychedelic Horseshit's anti-Wavves rant, if you can believe it. Pitchfork recounts the final minutes of the crappy late night set and directionless, off-key musicianship:… More »

By: brandon / May 29, 2009