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The Official 2012 Lollapalooza Lineup

Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys, Jack White, Justice, Avicii, Florence + the Machine, Passion Pit, the Shins, Sigur Ros, Fun., M83, Franz Ferdinand, Metric, Dawes, the Temper Trap, Die Antwoord, Mona, the Growlers, the Gaslight Anthem, Hey Rosetta!, JEFF the Brotherhood, Band of Skulls, Anamanaguchi, SBTRKT, First Aid Kit, Tame Impala, Wax, the Walkmen, FIDLAR, JJ Grey & Mofro, LP, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, At the Drive In, the Afghan Whigs, Miike Snow, Bloc Party, Delta Spirit, the Weeknd, Frank Ocean, Michael Kiwanuka, Gary Clark Jr., Alabama Shakes, Tune-Yards, Sharon Van Etten.

Milo Greene, Neon Indian, Dum Dum Girls, Kopecky Family Band, Washed Out, the Jezabels, Aloe Blacc, Trampled by Turtles, Yuna, Bear in Heaven, Walk Off the Earth, Blind Pilot, Animal Kingdom, Chairlift, Dev, J. Cole, the Black Angels, the Sheepdogs, Yellow Ostrich, the Dunwells, GIVERS, DJ Mel, Polica, Empires, Bombay Bicycle Club, Kevin Devine, Wale, Childish Gambino, Doomtree and Macklemore & Lewis.

Dry the River, White Rabbits, Helena, Haley Reinhart, Imaginary Cities, the Head & the Heart, the Devil Makes Three, Overdoz, the Big Pink, Oberhofer, Ambassadors, Twin Shadow, the War on Drugs, DJ Zebo, the Tallest Man on Earth, Chancellor Warhol, Toro Y Moi, O Rappa, Laura Warshauer, Dr. Dog, Bowerbirds, Red Oblivion, Of Monsters and Men, Orchard Lounge, Los Jaivas,  Amadou & Mariam.

Perry’s stage: Bassnectar, Santigold, Skream & Benga, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Kaskade, Little Dragon, Star Slinger, Calvin Harris, Porter Robinson, Nadastrom, NERO, Sub Focus, DJ Nihal, Madeon, the White Panda, Knife Party, Zedd, SALVA, Zeds Dead, Paper Diamond, Kid Color, Big Gigantic.

Bold = Headliners

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Song of the Day

No, the song of the day is not a pair of jeans.

Switching it up a bit, here’s New Zealand’s The Naked and Famous. If you’re a fan of Passion Pit or The XX, this is a band you have to check out. They offer a nice mix of the electricpop ballads and different singing (screaming?) that Passion Pit does, but also have the mellow, shared lead vocals that the XX have made huge. I would recommend checking out the whole album, called Passive Me, Aggressive You. The Naked and Famous are the next thing to hit it big in the US (they’re currently on a huge European tour), waiting for a Lollapalooza or Pitchfork to give them a little push.

Chiddy Bang did a remix of the song, which you can listen to here.

To download the actual version of the song, click here.

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Song of the Day

J.Cole, or Jermaine Lamarr Cole, pictured above in his Jordan retro XII’s, performed at this past summers Lollapalooza. He brought about many casual fans, a few dedicated ones, and plenty of newcomers as is typical of Lolla. He left with a lot more of those dedicated ones. Recently signing onto Roc Nation, he is often considered the next to blow (yes, even more than he already has).

This is a song he recorded in 2006, with an old Biggie sample. Check it out, it’s called Can I Get Wit Ya f/ Notorious B.I.G.

Download the song here

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