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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, dozens of corporate-sponsored hideaways at…   Read Story »
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 his set, he gave a taste of what's to come from…   Read Story »
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 appearances to expect. But James Blake saved one…   Read Story »
Sitting here in the afterglow of day two -- resting sore muscles and reflecting on an impossible collection of hard-earned memories -- I feel like I'm starting to come to terms with Coachella. The…   Read Story »
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, nothing). Go ahead and ignore the…   Read Story »
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 hat. Flying Lotus (aka Captain Murphy) DJ'd, and the set…   Read Story »
It's been six years since the last Modest Mouse album and four years since the last LP, and now the band might finally have some new music ready to go. At Coachella over the weekend, they played a…   Read Story »
SpaceGhostPurrp doesn't really scream Sunday brunch hour entertainment, but he and his crew Raider Klan were one of the acts to kick off Day 3 of Coachella. Yet, he, Key Nyata, and the whole lot of…   Read Story »
Before we get into Saturday, let's not bury the day's big lede: R. Kelly joined Phoenix on stage to perform his biggest crossover that isn't from the Space Jam soundtrack, "Ignition (Remix)." Not…   Read Story »
At Coachella Saturday night, R. Kelly joined headliners Phoenix for mashed-up versions of "1901"/"Ignition" and "Chloroform"/"I'm A Flirt." Check out video below and photos of the live collaboration…   Read Story »