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  • Coachella: The Bots click into success

    Coachella: The Bots click into success
    The Bots are as surprised as anyone about how things have gone with their little band. A few years ago, brothers Anaiah and Mikaiah Lei were a couple of Glendale kids who just wanted to rock 'n' roll, and called themselves the Bots. It turned out they...
  • The Bots look to go beyond skate punk

    The Bots look to go beyond skate punk
    The Bots aren't old enough to drink, but they've already played some of the biggest festivals in the world, including the Warped Tour, Glastonbury, South by Southwest, CMJ and, most recently, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Brothers...
  • Damon Albarn explores his melancholy inner robot

    Damon Albarn explores his melancholy inner robot
    'Everyday Robots' Damon Albarn 2 stars (out of 4) "Everyday Robots" (Warner Bros.) is Damon Albarn's first solo album and also his most personal. It's a soundtrack to a future memoir, with day-in-the-life details coursing through the songs: the...
  • Pixies, Damon Albarn, Ben Watt back with mixed results

    The lead cut on the new Pixies album is called "What Goes Boom?," and one answer to that question is the Pixies' other albums. Formed in Boston in 1986, this smart but savage guitar band did as much as any to invent what became known as alternative...
  • Damon Albarn performs new song 'Lonely Press Play'

    Damon Albarn performs new song 'Lonely Press Play'
    Good news for Damon Albarn fans who want less Blur and more projects along the lines of opera¬†"Dr. Dee." Albarn visited BBC Radio 2’s Dermot O’Leary¬†to talk about his upcoming solo work "Everyday Robots" and dropped some hints as to what...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Pulp'

    The appealing essence of the titular Britpop band is explored in "Pulp," an artfully witty documentary that captures the "Common People" stars as they reunite for one final concert in their hometown of Sheffield, northern England, in December 2012....
  • OutKast to reunite at Coachella?

    OutKast to reunite at Coachella?
    Coachella has pulled off plenty of buzz-worthy reunions over the years -- Blur, Rage Against the Machine, the Pixies -- but Indio might be staging one of the biggest on-stage moments in hip-hop since Tupac (virtually) rose from the dead. The members...
  • Coachella music festival strikes big with OutKast reunion

    Leave it to a couple of "ice cold" rap stars to bring the heat back to the desert. OutKast, the trailblazing Atlanta hip-hop duo whose members memorably described themselves that way in their 2003 smash "Hey Ya!," will headline this year's Coachella...
  • Listen: Damon Albarn releases title track from 'Everyday Robots'

    Listen: Damon Albarn releases title track from 'Everyday Robots'
    Damon Albarn announced Monday that this spring he'll release a new studio album, one the wide-ranging British musician is calling his first solo record. Due April 29 from Warner Bros. Records, "Everyday Robots" was recorded last year with Richard...
  • Sundance Film Festival: Stars Party and Celebrate Film in Park City

    For the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford wanted to jump out of a cake. Before introducing the Jan. 16 opening night film, Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" (which Sony Pictures Classics acquired), Redford revealed to the Eccles...
  • Best of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013

     
    The three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, featuring headliners Blur, The Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers opened Friday at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The sold-out festival will present the same lineup next weekend. Check...
  • Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'

    Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'
    Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel. “I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...