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Coachella 2010 Set Times

Today's the day to pack up your tents or descend upon your pretty pool-enabled rented houses in Indio if you're headed out Coachella way -- tomorrow the festival kicks off with what feels like it's strongest lineup in the four years I've been attending. Scott and I are on a plane, but don't worry Brando… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 15, 2010 - 8:41 am

Coachella Nixes Single Day Tickets

Goldenvoice now insists that you buy in for all three days of its Indio fest, saying "single- and two-day people are clogging up the hotels and making it so people who want to go for three days can't find a hotel." On the flip, camping prices are down. (At least all three days look greatMore »

By: Amrit Singh / January 28, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Coachella 2010 Lineup: Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Pavement, Thom Yorke????

Coachella's officially announced the lineup for 2010 and, not surprisingly, it includes Pavement. Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Phoenix, and Muse are also hitting Indio with Sly & the Family Stone, Faith No More, PiL, Echo & The Bunnymen, MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Grizzly Bear, Dillinger Escape Plan, Them Crooked Vultures, the Specials, the Dead Weather, Sleigh Bells, and… More »

By: brandon / January 19, 2010 - 10:15 am

Muse To Headline Coachella 2010?

According to Consequence Of Sound, a previously reliable source pins Muse to the coming year's desert fest headlining slot. Glenn Beck just bought a ticket. The dates are April 16-18. Oh and these Coachella headliner rumors? Needs more Pavement. More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 20, 2009 - 4:09 pm

Coachella Confirms 2010 Dates, Not Pavement (Yet)

Coachella's locked down for April 16-18, but so far no confirmation on whether or not you'll be rattled by the rush in Indio. (You will be.)… More »

By: brandon / October 8, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Rock

We've seen indie rockers reach out to hip-hop's most recognizable collective (or at least the most recognizable hip-hop collective to indie rockers). But lately, it's been Wu-Tang Clan making the moves. This week Judgment Night 2009 is in full force, with genres meshing again and RZA, GZA, and company at the heart of it. Of… More »

By: brandon / October 5, 2009 - 1:04 pm

Indie Rockers Play Dress-Up For The New York Times

Coachella is already the most fashionable of the summer festivals by virtue of its proximity to Los Angeles, so this year the NYT ran with the glam, taking a bagful of high fashion garments and draping them on a bunch of rock stars for a fun little photo gallery. The spread runs in this week'… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 17, 2009 - 2:54 pm

Naked Wizard Tased At Coachella

OK, we give. Here's that most viral of footage from last week's party. Warning: contains wizard nudity. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 24, 2009 - 11:04 am

Lollapalooza 2009 Lineup: Now With 100% More Animal Collective

It seems like Coachella was only yesterday. Since this year's Lolla headliners (and then some) leaked long ago, we already knew about Beastie Boys, Depeche Mode, Jane's Addiction, Tool, Kings Of Leon, the Killers, Lou Reed, Decemberists, Neko Case, and Andrew Bird. Not too shabby. But almost too shabby. If that assortment of talent didn't… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 21, 2009 - 1:59 am

Coachella 2009: Cure, MBV, Antony Assault The Sound System

Surprise, it wasn't My Bloody Valentine's 15-minute aural assault "You Made Me Realise" that caused Sunday's biggest audio mishap. Organizers cut the speakers during the Cure's "Fire In Cairo" (two songs into a third encore) only to watch the band play three more songs before the power was killed completely, forcing Robert & Co. to… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 20, 2009 - 3:29 pm

New Clipse (Feat. Kanye West) – “Kinda Like A Big Deal”

No coke rap at Coachella. "Unfortunately, Clipse had to cancel and there's nothing Coachella can do about it," a fest rep announced two minutes after the Norfolk duo were scheduled to play the Gobi tent last night. Consolation: a DJ Kahlil-produced Gayfish collab from Till the Casket Drops featuring artwork by Kaws. Hear it at… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 20, 2009 - 12:21 pm

Coachella 2009: M.I.A., Superchunk, And So Much Sun

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy The weather's getting hotter by the day, but we refuse to cave: We arrived at the grounds when the sun was at its peak. Amrit's given to wearing shorts at this point, but Brandon sticks by his Levi's because pale white legs are no good in the Southern California… More »

By: brandon / April 19, 2009 - 2:42 pm

Coachella 2009: Moz, Macca, Cohen Lead Friday’s Nostalgia Parade

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Our trek into Indio went so smoothly this year that we've both become paranoid about something going incredibly wrong at any moment, but so far we've made it through without broken bones or spirits. In fact, even though the day started with extreme lines and heat, once we passed… More »

By: brandon / April 18, 2009 - 1:33 pm

Coachella 2009 Set Times Announced

This week Brandon will pack his sunscreen and I will not because brown skin has its privileges occasionally, and we will fly to the desert, once more, for this year's Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival. You already know the originally announced lineup is up an M.I.A. and down an H&LA, but now you ca… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 14, 2009 - 5:13 pm

Hercules & Love Affair Drop Out Of Coachella

The LA Times confirms H&LA are no longer Indio bound. No reasons being offered yet. Sucks, but you can probably make do with all these bands + an M.I.A. More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 7, 2009 - 10:54 am

M.I.A. Joins Coachella ’09 Line-Up

She tweeted the news last night, and it was confirmed earlier today. Maya replaces dropout Amy Winehouse on Saturday and it'll be her first performance since giving birth to a beautiful baby boy not named Ickitt. (UPDATE: He's named Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman. Big difference.)… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 20, 2009 - 5:46 pm

Win VIP Coachella Tickets

It'll be fun catching Paul McCartney, MBV, the Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Fucked Up, Morrissey, No Age, Fleet Foxes, the Hold Steady, Liars, Girl Talk, among others, in summery Indio, California. It'll be even more fun as a VIP. That in mind, Stereogum and Buzznet are offering up one pair of 3-day VIP tickets to… More »

By: brandon / March 5, 2009 - 9:17 am

Coachella 2009 Line-Up

This big announce was supposed to come days ago, and of course people (us) freaked that it didn't. But as Goldenvoice President Paul Tollett put it, "We're not stalling, we're still working on the show. Everything we do is in service of the show, not in service of the announcement of the show." Whether they… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 30, 2009 - 9:39 am

McCartney, Katy Perry Headlining Coachella Claims Ryan Seacrest

The fake Coachella flyers come earlier and earlier, but this year the official reveal is weeks late. KROQ's Kevin and Bean promised they would announce the line-up yesterday morning, but did not deliver. Now Ryan Seacrest has posted an "official 2009 lineup" on his blog. According to LA Times, the American Idol host is "completely… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / January 28, 2009 - 3:36 pm

The One Where We Gossip About The Coachella Lineup

Today the hot buzz around the watercooler in the office that none of us are at is all about Coachella '09! Not the fake lineup, but the real lineup. Because LAist.com said that consequenceofsound.com said that there are a bunch of confirmed artists. If you are confused about what it means to be confirmed, basically… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 12, 2009 - 6:20 pm
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