Super Early Bird Passes On Sale Friday for the 2014 Edition of Mexico’s BPM

Photo: BPM 2013 by Oliver Correa

BPM Festivalhas released the dates for their 2014 event, which is scheduled for January 3-12. The 10-day music marks the beginning of the EDM “season” each year along the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, attracting international festivalgoers with its impressive lineup, daytime and nightime events, and Caribbean beaches. Now in its seventh year, the 2014 edition of BPM promises more than 250 artists, offering industry professionals, artists, and EDM fans to revel in the fest’s unique setting. 

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Primavera Sound Launches Touring Party Throughout Spain, the UK, and France

imagePhoto: Lee Ranaldo and the Dust by Jon Von Pamer

Barcelona-based fest Primavera Sound will embark on a touring party from November 16-30 beginning in Barcelona and making ten stops before ending in Madrid. The Primavera Sound Touring Party will host 11 national and international artists, including performances from Lee Ranaldo and The Dust, StandstillPaus, and Headbirds. In addition to stops in Gijón, Santiago de Compostela, Santander, Valladolid, Bilbao, Valencia, Zaragoza, Madrid, Barcelona, London, and Bordeaux, the touring party will also make a stop at the last weekend of the British festival ATP, which takes place in Camber Sands.

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Pixies Announce NYC Shows + New Video

imagePixies, now minus Kim Deal, have announced a series of four New York City dates following their performance at Chicago’s Riot Fest. Tickets are now on pre-sale for September 17  and September 18 at Bowery with Reignwolf, September 19 at Music Hall of Williamsburg with Meg Myers, and September 20 at Bowery with Parquet Courts. Use the password “bagboy” to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public Saturday, July 27 at 10am. 

The band has also released a second video for their track “Bagboy,” which you can stream via Rolling Stone. Watch the first  video below. 

New Music Tuesday: The Vaccines, Young Galaxy, Cut Copy, and More

There has seemed to be more new album announcements than actual new album releases this week, like Icona Pop’s anticipated THIS IS…ICONA POP, the artwork and title for which was released today, and Krewella’s Get Wet, both to be released September 24. Yet while today lacks notable new albums (save for Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros at the end of our list) it is abundant in new tracks, most notably from The VaccinesYoung Galaxy, Cut Copy, and Wild Cub.

Montreal’s Young Galaxy released “In Fire” today following last week’s release of the Sally Shapiro remix of theUltramarine track. Listen to them both via Spotify below while you check out our live review and photos of the band from Festival d’été de Québec. 

Dispersed between their North American tour dates, Young Galaxy will make festival stops at Mudtown Arts & Music Festival and Decibel 

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Weekend Festival Wrap-Up: Latitude, Lovebox, and Pitchfork

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs gave an uncharacteristically tame performance of “Despair” off of the band’s 2013 release Mosquito at Suffolk’s Latitude this past weekend, although she did sport her signature fingerless glove and the pair of yellow shorts she’s been periodically rocking all festival season (we did miss the little yellow jacket, though). For more Karen O coverage, check out our Firefly 2013 recap or photo gallery.

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