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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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Watch Pharrell’s Star-Studded Coachella Performance

While the most famous thing by far on the Coachella stage was Pharrell's hat, the man himself managed to wrangle up enough star power to…
James Rettig | April 13, 2014 - 3:05 pm
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Watch Jay Z Perform With Nas At Coachella

The twentieth anniversary of Illmatic is less than a week away and Nas celebrated in style by performing his entire debut album from beginning to…
James Rettig | April 13, 2014 - 2:47 pm
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Coachella 2014: The 9 Best Things From Saturday

I'm not crying, I just have a little dust in my eyes. No, really: Coachella's second day was largely engulfed by a more manageable (but…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2014 - 9:32 am
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Coachella 2014: The 8 Best Things From Friday

The first day of Coachella brought us the first Outkast concert since 2006, the fourth Replacements concert since 1991, and the first time Haim wa…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2014 - 12:07 pm
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Watch OutKast Reunite At Coachella

Looking back, it's hard to believe that there was ever any doubt that an OutKast reunion would happen. When the rumor mill started up last…
James Rettig | April 12, 2014 - 8:10 am
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Watch A$AP Rocky Debut A New Song At Ferg’s Coachella Set

Towards the end of a Coachella set that saw A$AP Ferg run through album cuts like "Cocaine Castle" and "Shabba," he was joined on stage…
James Rettig | April 12, 2014 - 1:26 am
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Watch Coachella 2014 Here All Weekend

Coachella seems like an especially dangerous place for your personal brand this year -- how can you possibly stay relevant when everyone around you i…
James Rettig | April 11, 2014 - 6:30 pm
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Coachella 2014 Schedule Revealed; Julian Casablancas And Pixies Added To Lineup

The first of this year's two Coachella weekends kicks off the day after tomorrow, and the festival has just revealed its schedule for this year.
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2014 - 8:52 am
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Celebs Get Paid To Attend Coachella … But Who Will Underwrite Aaron Paul?

Every year hard-working people pay hundreds of dollars to attend Coachella while journalists like myself get to go for free. (Hey, I'm hard-working too!) But…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2014 - 4:13 pm
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The Coachella Diet Is A Thing

In an effort to look like they're not trying at all by trying too hard, Coachella attendees and fitness trainers Kirsten Potenza and Cristina Peerenboom…
James Rettig | April 4, 2014 - 11:33 am
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The Coachella 2014 Poster Font Size Hunger Games

When the Coachella Festival, the first of America's big summer festivals, announces its lineup every year, those of us who don't go to the festival…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2014 - 1:55 pm
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Coachella 2014 Lineup

The lineup for Coachella 2014 has been announced, and as expected, Outkast are headlining. They'll close out Friday night, with Muse Saturday and Arcade Fire…
Michael Nelson | January 8, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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OutKast To Reunite At Coachella?

This is all purely speculative, but several sources have reportedly told Billboard that OutKast, arguably the greatest rap duo of all time, might reunite to…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2013 - 3:45 pm
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Watch Jimmy Kimmel Punk Hipster Poseurs At Coachella

The day I realized I was on the slow and steady path to becoming an adult was when I stopped feeling shame about not knowing…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 23, 2013 - 2:46 pm
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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Sunday’s 5 Best Things

The common refrain about Coachella dictates: "It's not about the music, man, it's about the festival experience." With the dance/sex tents in full swing, doze…
Aaron Lariviere | April 22, 2013 - 2:45 pm
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Watch Danny Brown Debut “Dope Song” At Coachella

Danny Brown was one of the sweatiest performers I saw at Coachella, mostly because of his unrelenting rubbery energy in the mid-day blazing sun. During…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 22, 2013 - 1:42 pm
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Watch RZA Perform With James Blake At Coachella

Most of Coachella's big surprises happen on the first weekend; by the time the fest gets to its second weekend, everyone knows which guest appearance…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 9:36 am
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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Saturday’s 5 Best Things

Sitting here in the afterglow of day two -- resting sore muscles and reflecting on an impossible collection of hard-earned memories -- I feel like…
Aaron Lariviere | April 21, 2013 - 3:31 pm
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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Friday’s 5 Best Things

Peel back the surface and look past the picturesque valley backdrop. Forget about the gorgeous, sun-kissed young folk wearing next to nothing (or, on occasion,…
Aaron Lariviere | April 20, 2013 - 6:40 pm
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Watch Earl Sweatshirt’s Coachella Set

We saw Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt at SXSW back in March, and he made his Coachella debut on Friday night sporting tie-dye and a bucket…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2013 - 1:16 pm
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