Pitchfork Namedrops This Weekend's Melodica Festival

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Snobbish hipster types around Dallas jump for joy! All together now: "Validation! Validation! Validation!"

Meh. We give Pitchfork's coverage here a 6.3 rating.

But if you're itching for more--and I know that you are--Rich Lopez broke this ish down for ya in this week's print edition of the Observer (dare I say, the paper version of DC-9? Take that, Wilonsky!).

Organizer Wanz Dover has managed to pull together some major hype heading into this thing. It'll be interesting to see how it plays out. -- Pete Freedman

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