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Earlier this month the world’s second-biggest concert-production company, AEG Live, announced the dates and location of its inaugural Panorama festival. The fest would be held on Randall’s Island during the second-to-last weekend of July 2016. That announcement followed months of rumors, speculation, and public (not to mention private) outcry. Panorama has been billed as a… More »

One of the greatest days to be a music fan is the day the Coachella poster comes out — not because we’re all going to this mythical desert party (though plenty of us are), but because it spells out, in the starkest terms available, the hierarchy of the entire music universe. You can tell how… More »

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 »

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Deconstructing: Coachella And The Music Festival Industry

A music festival is a bit like an iTunes playlist. You're not going to listen to everything, but it's great knowing it's all there. And…
Brad Shoup | January 28, 2013 - 12:34 pm
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Coachella 2013 Lineup

There have been rumors about the Rollings Stones, fake lineups and even offers from the organizers to make the festival all-vegetarian to entice the Smiths…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 24, 2013 - 11:31 pm
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The Postal Service Reunion Is On

There is truth! Love is real! The Postal Service are getting back together! The Ben Gibbard/Jimmy Tamborello duo barely spent any time touring behind their…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2013 - 9:19 am
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Coachella 2013 Lineup Not Revealed

The Rolling Stones aren't the only ones spreading subterfuge regarding Coachella 2013. Making the rounds today is the season's first genuinely compelling fake Coachella lineup…
Michael Nelson | January 10, 2013 - 10:45 am
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Coachella Rolling Stones Rumor Heats Up

On the heels of their big 50th Anniversary shows, it would make sense for the Rolling Stones to cash in a little (more), while they…
Amrit Singh | January 7, 2013 - 9:34 am
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S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm
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Rolling Stones To Headline Coachella 2013?

I didn't watch 12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief in real time, but I did follow it on my Facebook newsfeed, and I literally LOLed…
Michael Nelson | December 14, 2012 - 3:47 pm
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Coachella Offered To Go Vegetarian For Smiths Reunion

Morrissey is pretty well-known as a quote machine at this stage in his career, so it probably won't surprise you that an interesting tidbit about…
Corban Goble | October 1, 2012 - 12:22 pm
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S.S. Coachella Lineup 2012

The rumored Coachella cruise is on, scheduled for two voyages -- a three-day trip aboard the Celebrity Silhouette to the Bahamas and a four-day trip…
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 4:48 pm
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Coachella Cruise Rumored

The people behind Coachella have some sort of big announcement planned for this evening, and word around the virtual campfire is that they're going to…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2012 - 11:44 am
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Coachella 2013 Lineup Leak :P

How many of these can we take? Ok, one more (via Funny Or Die). What, no reunions this year? …
Corban Goble | May 16, 2012 - 4:32 pm
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Coachella 2013 Dates Revealed

Despite some speculation that Coachella would go three weekends in 2013 instead of the two-weekend layout of 2012, today the fest announced the dates for…
Corban Goble | May 14, 2012 - 1:23 pm
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Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their…
Andrew Youssef | April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm
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Thom Yorke Joins Modeselektor, DJs Day And Night At Coachella Weekend 2

With his band's Coachella duties taken care of, Thom Yorke apparently decided to have some fun during the second Coachella weekend. Below, we've got video…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2012 - 5:17 pm
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Watch Frank Ocean Premiere New Song, Cover Lauryn Hill At Coachella

Frank Ocean switched things up for week two of Coachella, deviating from that set to play a new one called "Forrest Gump" as well as…
Corban Goble | April 23, 2012 - 1:28 pm
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Watch Black Keys & John Fogerty Cover The Band

The night that we lost Levon Helm, the great singer/drummer for the Band, Bon Iver played tribute by covering the Band's "Ophelia." One night after…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2012 - 11:23 am
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Raptor Jesus Goes To Coachella

[Editor's Note: Last week, commenter Michael_ came through with coverage of Coachella's first weekend from the commenter perspective, and he did so well that he
Corban Goble | April 23, 2012 - 10:05 am
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All-Hologram Coachella Lineup Leaks

In part this post is to say, good job, aux.tv, on this flyer. And in part it is to say now please, let us call…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2012 - 5:16 pm
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A Coachella Status Update, By Michael_

[Editor's Note: While Coachella's two weekend desert jammer has generated tons of photo and video for us to experience via remote, air-conditioned laptop stations, this
Michael Swiszcz | April 16, 2012 - 10:59 am
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Watch The Weeknd, Snoop & Dre (& Holographic Tupac), Real Estate, Santigold, And Jeff Mangum Play Coachella 2012

Weekend one of Coachella is a wrap, and in the resulting detox from Sunday's action, we've got a fresh batch of archived sets to point…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 9:38 am
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