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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Noise Pop 2012 Lineup: The Flaming Lips, Sleigh Bells, Bob Mould, and More Added

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 9:46 AM

The Flaming Lips: Ringing in Noise Pop's 20th year.
  • The Flaming Lips: Ringing in Noise Pop's 20th year.

The final More additions to the lineup for Noise Pop's 20th Anniversary festival were released moments ago, and they were worth the wait: Topping the 2012 bill are the Flaming Lips -- who also played Noise Pop in '98, just before finding a second run of success with The Soft Bulletin, the album they'll be playing in full this year.

Also added were Sleigh Bells, the maximalist electro-pop outfit from Brooklyn whose debut album occupied many critics' Best of 2010 lists (including ours). These are two very exciting additions, but they aren't the only ones. Read on for the Noise Pop 2012 lineup so far -- and note that there are even more additions to come.

Update, Jan. 17: Noise Pop just added shows featuring Atlas Sound, Papercuts, and Sonny and the Sunsets.

Today's additions:

The Flaming Lips (performing The Soft Bulletin)

Sleigh Bells

Bob Mould (performing Sugar's Copper Blue)

Two Gallants

The Fresh & Onlys

Release the Sunbird

Overwhelming Colorfast

Slouching Stars


Big Sleep

Maus Haus


Shannon and the Clams

Sister Crayon

Class Actress

Painted Palms (DJ set)

Added Dec. 16:

Dirty Ghosts

The Soft Pack

Wye Oak

Big Freedia

The Dodos

Tyler Lyle

20 Minute Loop

Brilliant Colors


Carlos Forster

Original announcement:

Archers of Loaf


Born Gold

Budos Band

Built to Spill

Christie Front Drive

Craig Finn


Die Antwoord




Imperial Teen

Laura Veirs & the Tumble Bees

Laura Veirs & the Hall of Flames

Mount Moriah

Porter Robinson

Surfer Blood



Veronica Falls

Virgin Islands

And here's the full schedule of Noise Pop performances.


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