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Guesslist @ Primavera 2010 – Friday

No Comments 02 June 2010

Our Friday starts tentatively with A Sunny Day In Glasgow, who nicely surprised those only in the vicinity of the Pitchfork stage to avail of the relatively quiet queues for the drink token booths. The upbeat shoegaze sounds are a nice start to the day, and lead us nicely into the finale of The New […]

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More for Primavera Sound ’10

No Comments 02 February 2010

Europe’s best music festival continues to get even better – latest additions to the 10th anniversary edition of Primavera Sound are: Grizzly Bear, Built to Spill, Tortoise, Condo Fucks (aka Yo La Tengo), Thee Oh Sees, Ben Frost, BEAK>, Major Lazer, Fake Blood, Monotonix, Sian Alice Group, Seefeel, Apse, Black Math Horsemen,  and Mujeres

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Primavera Sound 2009: Day 3

No Comments 07 June 2009

The final day of Primavera Sound kicked off in a dehydrated panic after realising we’d slept in. Ponytail are about to play a midday session in the Joan Miro Park, so we dive out of bed and into a taxi. Arriving a couple of songs in, the loveliness of the outdoor setting is very much […]

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Primavera Sound 2009: Day 2

1 Comment 06 June 2009

The Spanish sun and too much alcohol takes its toll and we don’t make the festival until Bat For Lashes is finishing what sounded like a decent set. We head over to the ATP stage for some Sleepy Sun, and the San Francisco band’s psych rock is perfect for a sunny billing. Expanding on the […]

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Primavera Sound 2009: Day 1

6 Comments 05 June 2009

“How many Irish are here? That’s insane” – Dan Deacon. The New Yorker’s observation on Friday night summed up what Barcelona’s Primavera Sound has become to the Irish – a musical Mecca away from the weather and prices of the Emerald Isle. Word of mouth has seen a growing return year on year of Irish […]

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Weekend Round-up

No Comments 06 March 2009

Congrats again to Jape for winning the Choice Music Prize 2009. Please support Blackout Week, which started yesterday – campaigning against IRMA’s plans to censor and block websites from Irish Internet users. U2 had a busy week of promo for new album No Line On The Horizon (see what Joe thought of it); having New […]

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Primavera Sound ’09 line-up revealed

4 Comments 18 February 2009

We had an almighty time at Primavera Sound ’08 in Barcelona’s Parc del Forum setting on the Mediterranean and we, along with a huge number of Irish music fans, promised to make the return journey this year. Today at noon local time the organisers of the event announced some more of the final line up […]

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Primavera Sound ‘09 update

No Comments 21 January 2009

Some new additions to the festival lineup: A Certain Ratio Jay Reatard Deerhunter Oneida Art Brut Joe Crepúsculo w/Los Destructores The Bad Plus Interesting to see Deerhunter being announced for the festival, as they’ve just cancelled their entire European tour for February/March and resheduled for May; citing the reason as Bradford Cox’s poor health (he […]

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Pitchfork Stage for Primavera Sound ’09

No Comments 13 January 2009

This year’s Primavera Sound festival is looking better and better; especially with the latest announcement that it will host a Pitchfork stage with the following tasty lineup: Vivian Girls, Wavves, Crystal Stilts, The Tallest Man On Earth, Ponytail, Crystal Antlers, The Bug, Bowerbirds, The Mae Shi, Plants & Animals. I’m especially excited to see Ponytail […]

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Primavera Sound ’09 on sale next week

1 Comment 24 November 2008

Tickets for one of Guess List’s favourite festivals go on sale next week. Tickets for Primavera Sound ’09, held on the Parc del Fòrum site on Barcelona’s harbour side are available for €90 for a three day ticket as of next Monday. No date seems to be confirmed just yet, but it has taken place […]

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