Over 120 bands are set for the New Jersey festival (May 1-2 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford), but these 25 caught our editors' attention. Find out why this mix of punk, rock, dance, hip-hop -- and whatever you call Dirt Nasty -- matters this year, and hear their music!
There's also a special bonus -- 12 of these bands have provided an MP3 to SPIN.com for our 2010 Bamboozle Mixtape! Click here to download it -- FREE!
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Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »