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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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Watch Radiohead, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Azealia Banks, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella weekend one rages on, and last night featured sets from marquee acts like Radiohead, Bon Iver, Azealia Banks and ASAP Rocky. Their sets have…
Corban Goble | April 15, 2012 - 2:02 pm
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Watch Pulp, Frank Ocean, Arctic Monkeys, M83, Black Keys, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella is streaming (with some notable exceptions) at YouTube all weekend, and this morning a couple of archived sets found their way to the web.
Corban Goble | April 14, 2012 - 1:12 pm
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15 Coachella 2012 Performances Not To Miss

COACHELLA BACK. And, this year, the bacchanalia stretches across two weekends featuring identical lineups, as well as an interim week of non-Coachella shows in L.A.,…
Stereogum | April 12, 2012 - 2:21 pm
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Coachella Set Times Revealed

Via Twitter, Coachella announced its set times early this morning. Also on the Coachella front, Eminem, Warren G, Kendrick Lamar will join Snoop and Dre…
Corban Goble | April 11, 2012 - 9:09 am
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Coachella Sideshows 2012 Schedule

Via @goldenvoice, up above is the slate of shows taking place in the L.A. area during the two Coachella weekends (full lineup here), and it's…
Corban Goble | March 5, 2012 - 4:14 pm
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Diplo Disses Coachella Lineup

To many of us, this year's Coachella lineup looks like the best thing the festival has put together in ages. Radiohead! Dre and Snoop! So…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2012 - 9:05 am
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Coachella 2012 Lineup

Coachella just posted this year's lineup on its Facebook and Twitter. Headliners for the double weekend festival are Black Keys (Friday), Radiohead (Saturday), and Dr.
Scott Lapatine | January 9, 2012 - 7:12 pm
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1st Fake Coachella ’12 Poster Has Us Wondering… Who Should Headline Coachella ’12?

Above, you'll see the first of what will doubtlessly be many, many fake Coachella posters (via Gigwise). These things have become something of an annual…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2011 - 2:42 pm
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National Bromance

Last week video surfaced of passionate (ostensibly ecstasy-friendly) National fans dry humping to "Bloodbuzz Ohio" at Coachella. The moment was captured by Eric Wareheim, who…
brandon | May 2, 2011 - 9:31 am
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Scenes From Coachella ’11: Kanye & More From Sunday

Sunday at Indio featured CSS, Delorean, HEALTH, Lightning Bolt, OFF!, the Strokes, a riot-free Death From Above 1979, MEN, Twin Shadow, Wiz Khalifa, and others,…
brandon | April 18, 2011 - 10:03 am

Scenes From Coachella ’11: Saturday

While we wait for Kanye's Super Secret Surprise Guests (Rebecca Black?), let's glance back at yesterday's highlights. AnCo, Erykah Badu, Arcade Fire, Big Audio Dynamite,…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2011 - 8:33 pm

It’s Always Danny DeVito At Coachella

Danny DeVito is a 66-year-old Hollywood legend having a blast at Coachella this weekend. Is that so wrong? He's there every year! He should have…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2011 - 8:21 pm
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Coachella Set Times… Who Do You Plan To See?

Besides Wiz Khalifa, of course. You knew who was playing. Now we know when. Study the complete schedule at coachella.com and start mulling over the…
brandon | April 13, 2011 - 9:37 am
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Coachella 2011 Lineup

Highlighting this year's sleepaway in Indio is every band who made your favorite album of last year -- Kanye, Arcade Fire, Ariel Pink, Best Coast,…
Scott Lapatine | January 19, 2011 - 1:05 am
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Coachella 2011: Let The Rumors Begin

Goldenvoice announced the dates for Coachella 2011 -- April 15, 16, 17 -- but they haven't announced the line-up just yet. We're about 93 days…
jessica | January 11, 2011 - 12:50 pm
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Rolling Stones Headlining Coachella 2011 Says Rumor Mill

For all of your fancy guesswork on our "Who Should Headline Coachella 2011?" post this summer, nobody came up with the apparent top contender for…
Amrit Singh | November 16, 2010 - 2:19 pm
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Who Should Headline Coachella 2011?

Here we are just barely on the flip side of Lollapalooza, mercifully restored to couches after a festival season that saw me at most every…
Amrit Singh | August 11, 2010 - 3:31 pm
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Pavement – “Stereo” (Live At Coachella ’10)

This wasn't the band's first time playing "Stereo" this year, and it won't be the last, but witnessing Pavement reunited firsthand felt so good, if…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2010 - 12:54 pm
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Coachella 2010: Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz

Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing…
stereogum | April 19, 2010 - 4:54 pm
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Coachella 2010: Die Antwoord, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus

On Friday, James Murphy dedicated "Losing My Edge" to Gil Scott-Heron. For the rest of the weekend, everyone should be covering "Communication Breakdown" and dedicating…
Amrit Singh | April 18, 2010 - 6:01 pm
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