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It’s been a big week for festivals. Lollapalooza’s huge lineup was released, with Black Sabbath, The Black Keys, Jack White and The Red Hot Chili Peppers serving as main headliners. With Coachella kicking off its first week this weekend, we also caught full-concert video from Radiohead, St. Vincent and Explosions in the Sky. And on their way to Coachella, Yuck released a fuzzy, brand new song titled “Chew.” Video also emerged from At the Drive-In’s first performance in 11 years, which was a warm-up show for the band’s appearance at Coachella this evening.

Wes Anderson ’s Moonrise Kingdomsoundtrack was detailed, with selections from Benjamin Britten, Leonard Bernstein and Hank Williams appearing on the disc. We also learned that Devo co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh would provide percussion pieces for the film.

Fiona Apple announced a summer tour behind her forthcoming release of The Idler Wheel… on June 26. Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernoncollaborated with Wisconsin-based rapper Astronautalis for a new album.

Walking Dead: The Game got a four-minute trailer for the forthcoming game. Ben Kingsley is in talks to be a villain in the newest Iron Man movie, although it is unclear what character he would play.

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