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Post-Bonnaroo recap: What else is going on in the world?

on February 10, 2010, 11:01am

Sorry, kids, but as you could probably tell, we devoted most of our attention yesterday to Bonnaroo’s lineup announcement. [Results still pending.] And while it seemed like most of you joined us for the ride, other people did other stuff, causing other news, all of which we figured we’d recap right now.

  • A poster for Ultra Music Festival‘s phase 2 leaked onto the web, and boy, does it look good! Now set to appear at the Miami, FL festival from March 26-27 are the likes of Orbital, Damian Marley & Nas, David Guetta, Sasha & Digweed, Fake Blood, Benny Benassi, Pendulum, Calvin Harris, and Little Boots! An official announcement is expected sometime this week; tickets are currently on sale here.
  • Last Monday night, MGMT detailed its much anticipated sophomore studio effort, Congratulations.
  • Following a lengthy legal battle, the recently reunited Sumblime have a new name: Sublime with Rome.
  • Joanna Newsom offered yet another new song and tracklist for Have One on Me.
  • Despite rumors of retirement, Bright Eyes announced plans for the release of a few new songs as part of the March 23rd reissuing of the 2004 release One Jug of Wine.
  • Google unexpectedly deleted the popular blogs, Pop Tarts Suck Toasted and I Rock Cleveland, because they “repeatedly violated Blogger’s Terms of Service.”
  • Bob Dylan and Joan Baez performed in the East Room of the White House yesterday as part of “A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement.” Unfortunately, the former couple did not play together, as Dylan busted out “The Times They Are A-Changin'”, while Baez led a rendition of “We Shall Overcome”. The concert will be broadcast on PBS Thursday night at 8pm EST.
  • Finally, it snowed a lot.