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We’ve showered up, washed the mud out of our shoes, and properly detoxed — yep, this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival is a wrap. We saw great sets from MGMT, Bruce Springsteen, Phish, NIN, Phoenix, and many others. Wax nostalgic with us and check out our Bonnaroo 2009 recap, plus the week’s top news, audio/video, and reviews, below.TOP STORIES:

10 Best Bonnaroo Moments

SPIN editors count down the highlights from the Tennessee fest. Click here to find out who made the list!Read >>PLUS:

  • MGMT’s Crowning Moment: Bonnaroo HeadlinersRead >>
  • Bruce Springsteen Triumphs at BonnarooRead >>
  • Phish Treat Bonnaroo to a Three-Hour Extravaganza!Read >>
  • The Best of Bonnaroo 2009Read >>


Eminem to Reunite with D12

The rapper and his collective plan to head into the studio together for the first time in five years.Read >>PLUS:

  • Lil’ Wayne Announces Summer TourRead >>
  • Wayne Coyne on Recording New Lips Album: “It’s Hard!”Read >>
  • Yusuf Islam to Coldplay: I Forgive YouRead >>
  • Devo to Collaborate with LCD Soundsystem FrontmanRead >>


Watch Acoustic Sets from Backstage at Bonnaroo!

Everest, the Low Anthem, Alberta Cross & three more acts play unplugged at SPIN’s festival campsite.Read >>PLUS:

  • Exclusive: Live Video from Cool Band, Dredg Read >>
  • Listen: New Modest Mouse SongRead >>
  • Watch: Animal Collective’s New VideoRead >>
  • Watch: Daft Punk’s Head-Banger VideoRead >>


Street Sweeper Social Club, Street Sweeper Social Club

The long wait continues for a rap-rock dream team.Read >>PLUS:

  • Major Lazer, ‘Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do’ (Downtown) Read >>
  • Ha Ha Tonka, ‘Novel Sounds of the Nouveau South’ (Bloodshot) Read >>