Primavera Sound Festival 2012

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Got my ticket months ago. Line-up looks pretty smashing as usual.

Alexandre Dumbass (dog latin), Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:07 (six years ago) Permalink

holy shit that first day is gonna be busy.

Jamie_ATP, Wednesday, 29 February 2012 13:39 (six years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

bouncy bouncy, having such a good time...

Scary Move 4 (dog latin), Thursday, 12 April 2012 13:46 (six years ago) Permalink

Can't make Barca this year so am going to Porto instead. Don't mention The Cure or I might cry.

AnotherDeadHero, Thursday, 12 April 2012 15:33 (six years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Bjork's pulled out. Looking at the lineup, gotta say it packs a lot less of a punch than last year when I was pretty much dragging my pals around at high speed from stage to stage so as not to miss anyone. Don't know if that's a reflection on the lineup or how up to date I am on current music, but I'm just not that fussed about (or haven't heard of) a lot of these.

My longlist of go-sees includes The Cure, Aeroplane, Chairlift, Demdike, Harvey Milk, James Ferraro, Jeff Mangum, John Talabot, Josh T Pearson, Justice, LFO, Liturgy, Mayhem, Melvins, Napalm, Nick Garrie, Other Lives, Richard Hawley, Rustie, St Etienne, Scuba, Sleigh Bells, Spoek Mathambo, The Men, OTC, The Pop Group, The Rapture, Thee Oh Sees and White Denim.

I guess I can't complain about that, but few of these am I swooning over or anything - a lot of it looks very much like "stand and stare" material rather than full on party times.

Can anyone make any further recommendations?

A Storm Of Light (US)
A$AP Rocky (US)
Abdus (ZA)
Absynthe Minded (BE)
Aeroplane (BE)
Afrocubism (CU)
Aliment (ES)
Anímic (ES)
April Fool's Day (ES)
AraabMUZIK (US)
Archers Of Loaf (US)
Astro (CL)
Atlas Sound (US)
Atleta (ES)
Autumn Comets (ES)
Barry Hogan DJ (ATP) (UK)
Baxter Dury (UK)
Beach Beach (ES)
Beach Fossils (US)
Beach House (US)
Beirut (US)
Benga (Live) (UK)
Bernhard Fleischmann (AT)
Big Star's Third (US)
Bigott (ES)
Black Lips (US)
Black Lips djs (US)
Bleached (US)
Bombino (NE)
Boreals (ES)
Boxeur the Coeur (IT)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (CA)
Cadence Weapon (CA)
Candela y Los Supremos (ES)
Capitán (ES)
Celestial Bums (ES)
Chairlift (US)
Chavez (US)
Christina Rosenvinge (ES)
Chromatics (US)
Codeine (US)
Cosmen Adelaida (ES)
Cuchillo (ES)
Danny Brown (US)
Death Cab For Cutie (US)
Death In Vegas (UK)
Demdike Stare (UK)
Dirty Beaches (CA)
Dirty Three (AU)
DJ Coco (ES)
Doble Pletina (ES)
Dominant Legs (US)
Dominique A (FR)
Dulce Pájara de Juventud (ES)
Dutch Uncles (UK)
Ed Wood (PL)
Edith Crash (ES)
Eh! (ES)
El Faro (ES)
EL-P (US)
Elephant (UK)
Eliah Smith (ES)
Elvira (ES)
Erol Alkan (UK)
Evripidis and His Tragedies (ES)
Fasenuova (ES)
Father John Misty (US)
Fernando Milagros (CH)
Field Music (UK)
Foam Lake (CA)
Forest Swords (UK)
Franz Ferdinand (UK)
Fred i Son (ES)
Friends (US)
Gabriel y Vencerás (ES)
Germana (ES)
GinGa (AT)
Girls (US)
Girls Names (UK)
Godflesh (UK)
Grimes (CA)
GRTS (ES)
Grupo de Expertos Solynieve (ES)
Grushenka (ES)
Gudar (ES)
Hanni El Khatib (US)
Harvey Milk (US)
Hazte Lapón (ES)
Her Only Presence (ES)
Hooray For Earth (US)
Hot Panda (CA)
Hype Williams (US)
I Break Horses (SE)
Iceage (DK)
Inborn! (LU)
Internet2 (ES)
James Ferraro (US)
James Hunter (UK)
Jamie xx (UK)
Japandroids (CA)
Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) (US)
Jenn Grant (CA)
Jeremy Jay (US)
Joan Colomo (ES)
Joe Crepúsculo (ES)
John Talabot (Live) (ES)
Josh T. Pearson (US)
Justice live (FR)
Kindness (UK)
King Of The Opera (IT)
Kings Of Convenience (NO)
Kings Of Convenience djs (NO)
Kleenex Girl Wonder (US)
Kristen (PL)
L'Hereu Escampa (ES)
La Estrella De David (ES)
Las Nurses (ES)
Laura Marling (UK)
Lee Ranaldo (US)
LFO (UK)
Linda Martini (PT)
Lisa & The Lips (US)
Lisabö (SP)
Liturgy (US)
Lorena Álvarez Y Su Banda Municipal (ES)
Los Negretes (MX)
Lovely Bad Things (US)
Lower Dens (US)
M83 (FR)
Main (UK)
Marianne Faithfull (UK)
Mates Mates (ES)
Matías Aguayo (CL)
Mayhem (NO)
Mazzy Star (US)
Megaphone Ou La Mort (ES)
Melvins (US)
Michael Gira (US)
Milagres (US)
Milk Music (US)
Mudhoney (US)
Mujeres (ES)
Mutiny on the Bounty (LU)
Nacho Vegas (ES)
Napalm Death (UK)
Napszyklat (PL)
Nat Simons (ES)
Neon Indian (US)
Nick Garrie plays The Nightmare Of J.B. Stanislas (UK)
No More Lies (ES)
Numbers showcase: Jackmaster, Oneman, Deadboy, Spencer, Redinho (UK)
Obits (US)
Ocellot (ES)
OFF! (US)
Ohios (ES)
Orthodox (SP)
Other Lives (US)
Partido (ES)
Pegasvs (ES)
Peter Wolf Crier (US)
Picore (ES)
Pional (Live) (ES)
Purity Ring (CA)
Rats on Rafts (NL)
Real Estate (US)
Rebolledo (MX)
Refree (ES)
Refused (SE)
Reignwolf (CA)
Renaldo & Clara (ES)
Richard Hawley (UK)
Rufus Wainwright and his Band (US)
Rustie (UK)
Saint Etienne (UK)
Sandro Perri (CA)
Santa Rita (ES)
Santiago Latorre (ES)
SBTRKT (UK)
Scuba (UK)
Senior i El Cor Brutal (ES)
Sharon Van Etten (US)
Shellac (US)
Sictor Valdaña & The Check This Outs (ES)
Siskiyou (CA)
Sleep (US)
Sleepy Sun (US)
Sleigh Bells (US)
Spiritualized (UK)
Spoek Mathambo (ZA)
Sr. Chinarro (ES)
Stasi (ES)
Steven Munar & The Miracle Band (ES)
Tall Firs (US)
Templeton (ES)
The Afghan Whigs (US)
The Chameleons (UK)
The Cure (UK)
The Drums (US)
The Experimental Tropic Blues Band (BE)
The Field (SE)
The Free Fall Band (ES)
The Ganjas (CL)
The Go! Team djs (UK)
The Lions Constellation (ES)
The Men (US)
The Olivia Tremor Control (US)
The Pop Group (UK)
The Rapture (US)
The Right Ons (ES)
The Walkmen (US)
The War On Drugs (US)
The Wedding Present plays Seamonsters (UK)
The Weeknd (CA)
The xx (UK)
Thee Oh Sees (US)
Trash Talk (US)
Trud (RU)
Unicornibot (ES)
Univers (ES)
Veronica Falls (UK)
Villarroel (ES)
Void Ov Voices (HU)
Washed Out (US)
Wavves (US)
White Denim (US)
Wilco (US)
Wild Beasts (UK)
Wolves In The Throne Room (US)
Xavier Baró (ES)
Yann Tiersen (FR)
Yo La Tengo (US)

Scary Move 4 (dog latin), Friday, 18 May 2012 11:33 (six years ago) Permalink

I was the same last year, non-stop action. There are some real nasty clashes this year.

I'll be at Porto this year instead.

AnotherDeadHero, Friday, 18 May 2012 13:16 (six years ago) Permalink

. . . I'd suggest

The Chameleons
AraabMUZIK
Atlas Sound
Beach house
Codeine
Dirty Three
Japandroids
Real Estate
Sandro Perri
Sharon Van Etten
Sleep
The Field
The Walkmen
War on Drugs
The Weeknd
Wilco
Wild Beasts
Yo La Tengo

AnotherDeadHero, Friday, 18 May 2012 13:20 (six years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Certain acts are streaming here: http://www.youtube.com/user/PrimaveraSoundTV

Fas Ro Duh (Gukbe), Friday, 1 June 2012 18:33 (six years ago) Permalink

I've seen some interesting shit so far this weekend. Mayhem was the most unexpected things so far- blazing pigs heads on the Vice stage(!). The Cure played for about 3 months, with 25 encores. White Denim are my new favourite live act. Enjoyed (but had never heard of) Trashtalk. Aarabmuzik is superhuman.

Scary Move 4 (dog latin), Saturday, 2 June 2012 04:56 (six years ago) Permalink

cozen posted a pic from Aarabmusik. Looked stellar.

Fas Ro Duh (Gukbe), Saturday, 2 June 2012 05:10 (six years ago) Permalink

pretty underwhelmed by mayhem tbh.. blazing pigs head.. are we five???

araabmuzik sounded pretty good though

Rosie 47 (ken c), Saturday, 2 June 2012 09:58 (six years ago) Permalink

if you didn't see Jeff mangum yesterday i suggest you queue early. yesterday i paid €2 for a reservation thinking that's that. then joined the reservation queue which is 45mins long to find that he has been playing for all that time and got to see the last 10 mins. Thanks primavera

Rosie 47 (ken c), Saturday, 2 June 2012 10:02 (six years ago) Permalink

I really want to see Jeff M but I'm not sure I fancy queuing on a hot Saturday afternoon. Where do
You buy reserve tickets?

Mayhem was ridiculous - 'theees one eees for deeh pope... 'It Is Your Time To diiiiieeee!'.

Scary Move 4 (dog latin), Saturday, 2 June 2012 11:01 (six years ago) Permalink

too bad Jeff Mangum didn't have a blazing pig's heads

poxen, Saturday, 2 June 2012 12:14 (six years ago) Permalink

six years pass...

http://www.brooklynvegan.com/files/2018/12/Primavera-2019.jpg

Yass I picked a stellar year to go back

avoid drinking on an empty liver (fionnland), Wednesday, 5 December 2018 20:47 (one week ago) Permalink

Damn

(•̪●) (carne asada), Wednesday, 5 December 2018 20:51 (one week ago) Permalink


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