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There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that one headliner was Drake. People talked about that Drake show all weekend. People rapped Drake lyrics at each other every time there was a conversational lull, or asked strangers who… More »

If this year’s Coachella had an off day, it was Saturday. Of the festival’s three headliners, Saturday night top draw Jack White is probably the least exciting, though he’s still an electric presence with a deep catalog. The festival’s organizers seemed to sense this, booking White to play second-to-last on the big stage and throwing… More »

There’s every other festival in America, and then there’s Coachella. Every year, it feels like it matters just a bit more than the others. It’s the oldest, dating back to the final moments of the ’90s, so its infrastructure is tight and its organizers know what they’re doing. It’s first, so all these bands are… More »

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Livestream Coachella 2015 Right Here

Coachella, the first major event of summer festival season, is upon us. Headliners for this weekend's festivities include AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake, and the…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2015 - 6:29 pm

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Recounts Playing Robert Downey Jr’s 50th Birthday, Says He’s Never Heard AC/DC

Even if you live under a rock, by now you should be aware that Steely Dan are playing Coachella the next two weekends. And what's…
Caitlin White | April 7, 2015 - 6:06 pm

Coachella And Lollapalooza Ban Selfie Sticks

I honestly don't think I've seen a selfie stick in real life -- maybe I'm just not looking hard enough? -- but they're the latest…
James Rettig | March 29, 2015 - 11:05 am

H&M’s Coachella Clothing Line Is Here

Earlier this year, we found out that Coachella and H&M would be extending their long-time partnership with a new venture: H&M Loves Coachella, a clothing…
James Rettig | March 24, 2015 - 10:32 am

Watch Mac DeMarco’s Teaser Video For Coachella

Coachella has posted a weird teaser video that Mac DeMarco recorded to promote the festival, which he's performing at for both weekends. With his sunglasses-covered…
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 9:43 am

Coachella Announces 2015 Sideshows

If you’re in the Los Angeles area and you couldn’t get Coachella tickets before they sold out, you will not necessarily have to hit the…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Coachella Clothing Line Coming To H&M

Coachella is more than just a festival now -- in the past few years, it's become a lifestyle. As evidenced by the innumerable fashion recaps
James Rettig | January 12, 2015 - 7:19 pm

Coachella Vs. Governors Ball: The 2015 Lineup War

In the past 24 hours, the Coachella and Governors Ball festivals both announced their lineups, which means summer-festival lineup-unveiling season is in full swing. For…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2015 - 10:46 am

Coachella 2015 Lineup

The Coachella lineup is here. Drake, Jack White, and AC/DC will headline this year's festival. It was only a matter of time before Drake headlined…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2015 - 1:25 pm

U2’s Concert Reviews: Bono Loves Future Islands, The Edge Thinks Neutral Milk Hotel Aren’t That Great

It's become so easy, of late, to think of U2 in international-corporation terms that it's weirdly surprising to imagine them as human beings who listen…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 11:23 am

Watch A Teaser For Arcade Fire’s “We Exist” Video Starring Andrew Garfield

During Coachella's second weekend, Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man) appeared in a dress and wig during Arcade Fire's performance of "We Exist," the forthcoming Reflektor single about…
Scott Lapatine | May 2, 2014 - 7:49 pm

Watch Beck Cover Arcade Fire’s “Rebellion (Lies)” At Coachella

At the end of this past weekend's Coachella, Beck joined headliners Arcade Fire onstage to cover Prince's "Controversy." But that wasn't the only time Beck…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2014 - 9:41 am

Arcade Fire Close Out Coachella With Fake Daft Punk, Real Beck

Last night, Arcade Fire headlined the last night of this year's second Coachella weekend. The previous week, they'd brought Debbie Harry to the stage and…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2014 - 9:16 am

Chance The Rapper Hospitalized, Cancels Coachella Performance

Chance The Rapper's set was one of our favorite things at Coachella, but he won't be performing at the fest's second weekend according to a…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2014 - 4:57 pm

Watch Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Join The Replacements At Coachella

Coachella's second weekend may as well not exist because there's no livestream to prove it's all real but the bands are still in the California…
James Rettig | April 19, 2014 - 12:05 pm

Artist Portraits From Coachella 2014

Last weekend we told you our top moments for the first week of Coachella from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Today, before the second weekend of…
Miles Bowe | April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm

Aaron Paul Ended Up At Coachella After All — He Was The Pope Onstage With Arcade Fire

Last week we heard about Aaron Paul's quest to get paid by some corporate sponsor for attending Coachella just like Lea Michele and Vanessa Hudgens.
Chris DeVille | April 16, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Watch Solange Cover Kate Bush’s “Cloudbusting” At Coachella

The big news from Solange's Coachella set came when her big sister Beyoncé joined her onstage for a giddy synchronized dance to "Losing You." But…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2014 - 9:32 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s Full Coachella Set Featuring Debbie Harry

Last night, Arcade Fire headlined the final night of this year's first Coachella weekend, and by most accounts (including that of our own Chris DeVille),…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2014 - 9:32 am
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