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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival: Reporter’s Notebook

* Scattered in the Flaming Lips Sunday night set between the hits were two new tracks from their upcoming album, Embyronic. This being the ...
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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 3: The Flaming Lips

A Flaming Lips concert is quite unlike any concert you're likely to attend. It's like a birthday party. Not just for you and your friends, ...
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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 3: The Evening Shows — Japandroids, M83, Grizzly Bear, Mew

Was it a breeze I couldn't feel? Was there a fan I couldn't see? Or, was it the power of Rock 'N' Roll? I can't say for certain whether the ...
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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 3: The Thermals

For those of us who witnessed the music and culture of the '90s firsthand, the unfolding revival of the past decade can be a bit unnerving. At ...
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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 3: The Early Shows — The Mae Shi, Frightened Rabbit, and Blitzen Trapper

Walking into the final day on the 2009 Music Festival, early arrivers had a chance to see what would perhaps be the final Mae Shi show. Late ...
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Seen and Heard at the Pitchfork Music Festival Day 3

* Gogol, used as a fashion accessory. A paperback of the Russian author's Dead Souls, with the title and author neatly displayed, was sticking too ...
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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 2: The Black Lips

The biggest obstacle facing bands at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, and every edition of the festival, for that matter, is how to take ...
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2009 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 2: Matt and Kim

To demonstrate the power the Brooklyn band Matt and Kim have over a crowd, see the following text exchange: Me: I heart Matt and Kim, maybe ...
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