The year is barely half old, but that didn’t stop SPIN Magazine from coming up with their “Best 20 Albums of 2009 … So Far”. It may be a little premature, but already includes new artists, Ida Maria and recently discovered Glasvegas, as well as artists we’ve been waiting to hear from again, Regina Spektor, Wilco, and more. Check out the fancy slideshow accompanied with reviews over at SPIN.
What better way to spend your Memorial Day Weekend then to see all your favorite bands over a three day period. This year’s festival promises to be it’s biggest featuring the likes of Janes Addiction, NIN, Grizzly Bear, The Animal Collective, The Walkmen, TV on the Radio among countless others. Located at the Gorge in Quincy, WA, this all out party spans from Saturday to Monday. For up to date news, visit the official site. Stay tuned after the jump for the extensive yet unfinalized lineup and info.