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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Predicting Pitchfork’s top 10 albums of 2011

An annual December tradition.

By David Malitz  |  12:09 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Bon Iver, Girls, M83, Drake, St. Vincent, Shabazz Palaces, James Blake, Tune-Yards, Real Estate, PJ Harvey

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup, Vol. 2

Cee Lo? The Roots? Black Keys? Queens of the Stone Age? We wouldn’t be surprised to see these bands at Merriweather Post Pavilion for FreeFest 2011.

By David Malitz  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Cee Lo Green, The Roots, Black Keys, Queens of the Stone Age, Cage the Elephant, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Eminem

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup

Might we see TV on the Radio, Foo Fighters and Big Boi for free this summer? Who knows? But it’s fun to guess.

By David Malitz  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Foo Fighters, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Best Coast, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Speculation: Predicting Pitchfork's top 10 of 2010

Are these Pitchfork's four favorites artists of 2010? One of our favorite December rituals is trying to predict Pitchfork’s year-end Top 10 list. They’ve made it much easier in recent years -- pretty much anyone can click through the site's...

By David Malitz and Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/29/2010

Speculation: Virgin Mobile FreeFest Predictions, Vol. 2

Local boys O.A.R. headlining FreeFest? We can see it. (Courtesy of Everfine Records) By David Malitz It's been a couple of months since we predicted some bands who will play at this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which we now know...

By David Malitz  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Neon Indian, O.A.R., Pavement, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 04/27/2010

Speculation: Virgin Mobile FreeFest Predictions, Vol. 1

Will Eugene Hutz and Gogol Bordello make a Virgin Mobile Fest return? We think so. (Sarah L. Voisin/TWP) By David Malitz Here's what we know about the 2010 edition of Virgin Mobile FreeFest - it's on. It will, once again,...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 04/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Gogol Bordello, Phoenix, Virgin Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Wale

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/15/2010

Speculation: Why We Were Promised Jetpacks are destined for stardom

We Were Promised Jetpacks filled the Rock and Roll Hotel on Saturday. Next time, it will be a much bigger venue. Young Scottish quartet We Were Promised Jetpacks played a sold-out show at Rock and Roll Hotel on Saturday night....

By David Malitz  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  We Were Promised Jetpacks

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/12/2010

Speculation: Replacing Simon Cowell

"American Idol" will be a lot less sarcastic and V-necky once Simon Cowell leaves the show. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images) Simon Cowell is set to vacate his "American Idol" judging chair, and we've got questions about his potential replacement....

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  American Idol

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 01/07/2010

Speculation: Who will play Bono in "Killing Bono?"

Forget who plays Bono -- who plays his sunglasses? (Photo by Ricky Carioti/TWP) By Allison Stewart Principal photography is set to begin in Belfast next week on the film version of Neil McCormick's 2004 memoir "Killing Bono," which was subtitled...

By Chris Richards  |  04:06 PM ET, 01/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Bono, U2