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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm
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The 6 Best Moments Of Primavera Sound 2015 Saturday

I'd been told Primavera was one of the best festivals in Europe, and as the final day started up I definitely believed the hype. It's…
Ryan Leas | May 31, 2015 - 11:12 pm
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The 5 Best Moments Of Primavera Sound 2015 Friday

After spending some more time at Primavera, it's just striking how civilized of a festival it is. Things are reasonably priced! You spend the whole…
Ryan Leas | May 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
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This Ty Segall Fan Is Coming Home With The Wildest Story From Primavera Sound

Ty Segall & The Muggers absolutely crushed their performance at Spain's Primavera Sound Festival last night, but Ty Segall wasn't the only one maniacally prowling…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2016 - 10:31 pm
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8 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Saturday

Saturday was Primavera Sound's final full night of music, and I expected it to be a pleasant comedown after Thursday and Friday's thrills. Instead, it…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2016 - 3:22 pm
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Watch Sigur Rós Debut New Song “Óveður” At Primavera Sound

Sigur Rós have been promising new songs, a new live show, and "maybe some other *new* things" on their upcoming tour since last November, and…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2016 - 10:58 am
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Watch Tame Impala Perform “Nangs” Live For The First Time

Tame Impala staked their claim as the world's reigning festival band with their late-night performance at Primavera Sound on Thursday. The Aussie psych kings whipped…
Peter Helman | June 4, 2016 - 4:46 pm
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7 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Friday

As Stereogum's resident Radiohead fanboy, for me, Friday at Primavera Sound was all about Thom Yorke and company. My whole night was planned around achieving…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2016 - 8:47 am
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Watch The Avalanches Debut “Subways” At Primavera Sound

The Avalanches made their grand return to the stage tonight at Barcelona's Primavera Sound festival, presiding over a joyous hour-long dance party in front of…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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9 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Thursday

The first thing you need to know about Primavera Sound, besides its incredible lineup and the many schedule conflicts that produces, is that it goes…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2016 - 9:46 am
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Livestream Primavera Sound 2016 Here

This weekend, Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival celebrates its fifteenth anniversary, boasting one of 2016's most impressive lineups. Luckily, the festival will be live streamed, allowing…
Zac Gelfand | June 2, 2016 - 12:45 pm
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Primavera Sound 2016 Lineup

Primavera Sound returns to Barcelona for the 15th time this year On 6/2-4, and its lineup is as impressive as usual. Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:26 am
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Watch Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Cover The Strokes To Albert Hammond Jr.’s Horror At Primavera Sound

If you're a Strokes fan, Primavera Sound is the place to be this weekend. Three Strokes-related acts are playing the Barcelona festival -- the band,…
James Rettig | May 30, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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The 5 Best Moments Of Primavera Sound 2015 Thursday

Just setting a festival in Barcelona means you don't really have to try as hard. Who doesn't feel like going to Spain for a festival…
Ryan Leas | May 29, 2015 - 1:06 pm
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Watch Albert Hammond Jr. Play New Songs “Losing Touch” & “Born Slippy” At Primavera Sound

Albert Hammond Jr. plays guitar in the Strokes, and like that band's frontman, Julian Casablancas, he's pursued a successful solo career alongside the band's continued…
Caitlin White | May 28, 2015 - 3:45 pm
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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…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2015 - 2:45 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2014 - 10:58 am
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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:…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 3:04 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2014 - 9:17 am
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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…
James Rettig | May 31, 2014 - 5:52 pm
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