Weekend Round-Up For February 17-18, 2013

Feb 19, 13 Weekend Round-Up For February 17-18, 2013

Hello! And welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s daily collection of all the most important news of the day from our wonderful world of music. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z have been announced as co-headliners for the upcoming Wireless Festival in England. Perhaps they’ll do a few songs together? You can check out the full story by following the link back to Consequence of Sound.

In more festival news, the lineup for the Bunbury Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio has been announced. Among some of the biggest names are The National, MGMT, Cake, Tegan & Sara, Yo La Tengo, Charlift, fun, Sky Ferreira, and Belle & Sebastian. This looks to be a positively amazing festival. You can check out the full story by following the link back to Consequence of Sound.

And in even more festival news, the lineup has been released for the new 2013 edition of the Firefly festival! Some of the biggest acts look to include the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Passion Pit, Vampire Weekend, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Grizzly Bear, Alabama Shakes, Public Enemy, The Avett Brothers, Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros, Japandroids, Toro Y Moi, and Action Bronson. So basically, there’s nothing else to say. You should go to this festival. You can follow the link back to Consequence of Sound to see the full lineup, and read more about the festival.

David Bowie has announced the 14 song track list for his upcoming comeback LP. The Next Day will be released on March 11th. You can check out the full story by following the link back to The Line of Best Fit.

In news I don’t completely understand, Taylor Swift is being sued for $2.5 million over a cancelled show. You can try to make sense of the story yourself by following the link back to The Line of Best Fit.

Tame Impala graced the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon set with their presence, to perform their song “Elephant,” off their much-lauded record Lonerism. You can watch the video, as well as get a comprehensive list of all of their tour dates for the year, by following the link back to Consequence of Sound.

Apparently Thom Yorke from Radiohead and Atoms For Peace has begun working with Jack White. He also spills details about his desire to spend more time working with Four Tet and Burial in this feature from Consequence of Sound. By the way, the new Atoms For Peace record AMOK is available to stream over at Pitchfork if you are so inclined. Do it.

And that is all the news we have for today folks! Hope you have a great day!  Have questions, comments, suggestions, or love? As always, you can contact me through my email, or through Twitter @robincopple1. And check out my other articles here. If you like I can include your message in a future edition of the Round-Up!

Stay safe you guys! I love you all.

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