New Primavera Sound additions including Grimes, AraabMUZIK, Justice & The Afghan Whigs
Following the recent news that Björk, Jeff Mangum, Codeine, Yo La Tengo, Neon Indian, and Other Lives are set to make their way to Spain next June for Primavera Sound 2012, the festival have added a few more bands to the line-up.
Justice, The Afghan Whigs, Mazzy Star, A.A. Bondy, Buffy Sainte-Marie, AraabMUZIK and Grimes will all be present next year.
More bands will be announced in the coming weeks/months, but until then, head over to www.primaverasound.com for ticket info.
Welcome to our 'Ones to Watch' list for 2012. Much like our list last year, or any list like this in the future, it isn't about trying to prove how great we are at predicting who's going to sell the most records next year. If you want that list, feel free to email us. No, this list is about providing you with a bunch of bands/artists we feel could release something special over the course of 2012. [read more]
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