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Past years' lineups have included such artists as Neil Young, Aphex Twin, Sonic Youth, Dan Deacon, Cat Power, Jarvis Cocker, SunnO))), My Bloody Valentine, Julian Cope, Vivian Girls, Michael Gira, New Order, The Vaselines, Shellac and Television.
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sackman on 05/15/2013 at 07:14PM
This year's Primavera Sound Festival is stocked yet again with amazing acts. The fest features trending artists including White Fence, Deerhunter, and Wild Nothing alongside epic rock influencers The Breeders, who will be playing their 1993 release Last Splash in full. The lineup offers a musical snapshot of past greats, while also featuring performers who recently have been garnering tons of attention.
One great place to check out the action captured at the fest is right here on the Free Music Archive, where many of this year's live sets will be recorded and posted. Check our collections from 2012 and 2011.
dvd on 07/30/2012 at 05:00PM
And we're back with more live music from this Summer's Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona. We've got six artists on deck for the second batch, including:
Brooklyn's Sharon Van Etten is on quite the up and up with her soulful blend of folk and pop - we've got her full set from Primavera for your listening pleasure, and don't miss her performance at the WFMU studios this past February. Afrocubism packs an impressive amount of international talent onto one stage, featuring Eliades Ochoa of Buena Vista Social Club and master Kora player Toumani Diabate backed by the finest musicians Mali and Cuba have to offer. Australian instrumental rockers Dirty Three have graciously allowed us to post their full set, including the hillariously foul banter between songs that we couldn't play on the radio. The Field's Axel Willner has been a mainstay of the Kompakt roster since 2004 and we've got the last two numbers from his mind-expanding set this Summer. The Pop Group are still going strong after transforming post-punk in the late '70s, represented here by five selections from their genre-bending set. This batch finishes strong with a sunny performance from experimental man of mystery James Ferraro.