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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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Coachella 2010: Jay-Z, LCD, Disco Balls & Chandeliers

Four years into my Coachella career and I've never experienced an Indio spring so mild. It's a gift from the gods meaning Brooklynites like Scott…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2010 - 9:39 pm
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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 --…
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…
Amrit Singh | January 28, 2010 - 2:00 pm
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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 &…
brandon | January 19, 2010 - 10:15 am
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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.
Amrit Singh | November 20, 2009 - 4:09 pm
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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…
brandon | October 8, 2009 - 5:00 pm
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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…
brandon | October 5, 2009 - 1:04 pm
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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…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 2:54 pm
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Naked Wizard Tased At Coachella

OK, we give. Here's that most viral of footage from last week's party. Warning: contains wizard nudity. …
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…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2009 - 1:59 am
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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
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 3:29 pm
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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…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 12:21 pm
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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…
brandon | April 19, 2009 - 2:42 pm
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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…
brandon | April 18, 2009 - 1:33 pm
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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,…
Amrit Singh | April 14, 2009 - 5:13 pm
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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
Amrit Singh | April 7, 2009 - 10:54 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | March 20, 2009 - 5:46 pm
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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,…
brandon | March 5, 2009 - 9:17 am
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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
Amrit Singh | January 30, 2009 - 9:39 am
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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…
Scott Lapatine | January 28, 2009 - 3:36 pm
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