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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Saturday’s 5 Best Things

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. More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / April 21, 2013

Coachella 2013 Saturday: The Postal Service, Phoenix, The Make-Up, & More

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 quite the Daft Punk cameo folks rumored, definitely worthy of its own post. Which is here. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 14, 2013

10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Coachella ’13

Coachella Weekend 1 strikes tomorrow! If you’re heading out to Indio for the festival, we know you’re probably intending to check out Blur, Phoenix, the Postal Service, and many of the other marquee acts performing at the Polo Grounds. But if you’re an early riser or someone who is looking for something a little different,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 11, 2013

Q&A: Ian Svenonius On Supernatural Strategies For Making A Rock ‘N’ Roll Group, The Meaning Of Bands In Listeners’ Lives, And The Make-Up Reunion Shows

For his new book Supernatural Strategies For Making A Rock 'N' Roll Group D.C. punk legend Ian Svenonius spoke to a number of dead musicians -- Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, and Brian Jones, to name a few -- to help him craft a methodology for creating a band. When Svenonius and I spoke, he noted… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 22, 2013

Louis C.K., The Roots, The Make-Up To Play ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror New Jersey

You know who doesn't play a whole lot of rock festivals? Louis C.K., that's fucking who. In fact, the general-consensus greatest comedian in the world today never plays music festivals, presumably because he doesn't have to. And yet he's a new addition to the bill at ATP's I'll Be Your Mirror New Jersey festival,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 24, 2012

The Make-Up Reunite

Well, here's a reunion nobody saw coming. The beloved old D.C. garage-punk crew the Make-Up is coming back together to play ATP's I'll Be Your Mirror festival in London this summer. No word on any other shows, but we can hope. The Make-Up was the band formed by Ian Svenonius and other former Natio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 15, 2012