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Pitchfork fest unveils first look at 2012 lineup

The indie-heavy Pitchfork Music Festival will return to Chicago for its eighth straight year, boasting a lineup that includes Vampire Weekend and Feist, among others. The indie-heavy Pitchfork Music Festival will return to Chicago for its eighth straight year, boasting a lineup that includes Vampire Weekend and Feist, among others.

Pavement, Modest Mouse top Pitchfork fest bill

Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem and a reunited Pavement head the initial lineup unveiled by organizers of the 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival.

Featured Photos: Grizzly Bear at The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA - June 21, 2009

When Newsweek spoke to Trent Reznor this week about putting Nine Inch Nails on hiatus, the magazine also asked him what music he's currently listening to. He named the psych-folk group Grizzly Bear. "There's a beauty and a musicality there that I wish would have been in vogue in the late '80s, when I was forming bands," Reznor was quoted as saying. "The aesthetic I was tuned into was a more dumbed-down kind of thing."

Blogging Chicago's Pitchfork Festival, Day 3

Just as quickly as the ground crew got to work unclogging drains blocked by yet another night of rain, the crowds started guzzling down breakfast beers to refill them. It's Day 3 at P4K, and folks are already looking crispy.

Blogging Chicago's Pitchfork Festival, Day 2

It rained all night in Chicago. And all morning. But around 1:30 p.m., when Jay Reatard took the stage to play a furious half-hour set, the weather finally broke.

Blogging Chicago's Pitchfork Festival, Day 1

It's tough to launch a festival after work on a Friday (7/18), but the crowds braved late-afternoon heat, a sudden downpour and ridiculous public-transit waits for the Pitchfork Music Festival, or as it is known by the kids in the know, P4K.
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