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FreeFest: LCD Soundsystem delivers the grandest of finales

Frontman James Murphy and the six supporting members of LCD Soundsystem delivered the grandest of finales with their headlining Pavilion Stage set at Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Saturday. For 90 exhilarating minutes, the band melded rock bombast with disco's invincible pulse -- a momentous display that eclipsed the energy of the day's other performances combined.

By Click Track  | September 25, 2010; 11:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Live blogging  | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest  
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FreeFest: Will the real M.I.A. please show up?

Nevermind that her still-kinda-new and still-really-disappointing third album "MAYA" left so much to be desired. Here's hard proof that Brit pop provocateur M.I.A. has finally arrived as a rapper: She's operating on hip-hop time.

By Click Track  | September 25, 2010; 10:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Live blogging  | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest  
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FreeFest: Pavement plays for the devotees

"For those of you who don't know, we're an old band," Stephen Malkmus said halfway through Pavement's loose and charming evening set in the FreeFest pavilion. He said it in a deadpan, which is pretty much how he says everything, but it might have been a helpful statement nonetheless.

By Click Track  | September 25, 2010; 10:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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FreeFest: For Ludacris, greatest hits trump latest hits

Where did all the rappers go? It's a question fans at Virgin Mobile FreeFest might have been asking after Atlanta rap star T.I.'s recent troubles with the law forced him to bail on Saturday's festival appearance. That left just one ATL superstar MC on the bill: Ludacris.

By Click Track  | September 25, 2010; 8:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Live blogging  | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest  
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FreeFest: Thievery Corporation's masterminds hide in plain sight

Sista Pat was one of many vocalists who kept the spotlight off Rob Garza and Eric Hilton. (Kyle Gustafson for The Washington Post) By David Malitz If Thievery Corporation played a show and Rob Garza and Eric Hilton weren't there,...

By Click Track  | September 25, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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FreeFest: Neon Indian turn up the heat

Chillwave favorites Neon Indian had no problems with the big stage. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz A few seconds into Neon Indian's first song, a large crowd started to pour into the Dance Forest to catch the chillwave upstarts. Festival...

By Click Track  | September 25, 2010; 5:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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