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Bon Iver/The National’s Eaux Claires Fest announce lineup

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National’s Aaron Dessner have announced the lineup for their third Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, which is to take place June 16-17th in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, as Stereogum reports. Chance the Rapper, Wilco, along with Jeff Tweedy’s side project Tweedy, Feist, Paul Simon with yMusic, Danny Brown, Perfume Genius, and more are set to play. Additional performances listed include “Bon Iver Presents John Prine and the American Songbook,” and “Big Red Machine,” a collaborative performance from Vernon and Desnner with guests, based on their song of the same name from the compilation Dark Was the Night.

Even though the lineup has not yet been officially announced, booklets featuring the lineup were mailed to people who had ordered tickets already. Check out an image/tweet below.

A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown navigate an obstacle course on Eric Andre’s “Rapper Warrior Ninja”

At SXSW yesterday, Eric Andre shared a preview of his upcoming season of “The Eric Andre Show,” as Pigeons and Planes pointed out. He premiered a sketch called “Rapper Warrior Ninja,” a hip-hop parody version of “Ninja Warrior,” the show where people attempt to complete a strenuous obstacle course. Danny Brown, A$AP Rocky, and Go Dreamer freestyled their way through Andre’s hazardous course while blindfolded. The MCs attempted to perform while they navigated through soiled underwear, a mouse trap plank, “ball swing alley,” and a snake pit. Co-host Hannibal Buress watched, telling them, “Don’t stop rapping!”

Listen to Phantogram’s Black Out Days remixed by Danny Brown

Having worked with artists on tracks such as Vampire Weekend, Charlie XCX, Purity Ring, and Portugal. The Man, there is no surprise that the MC, Danny Brown, has teamed up with Phantogram for a remix of their single, “Black Out Days”.

With the help of Brazilian producer Leo Justi, the song is turned into a club anthem.Take a listen here.