| May 19, 2013
Ezra Koenig wanted to be clear about this: The frontman of Vampire Weekend was not comparing his band to the Beatles.
"What we're talking about is making me think like a fan, which is a little bit dangerous because it could come across as me trying to...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I don't think I've ever seen so many hats in an audience before," said Norah Jones to a crowd taking in her performance Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio.
The sight of tens of thousands of cowboy hats may have given the...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For a big swath of last year's Coachella, I followed around the young Kentucky rock band Sleeper Agent as they made their festival debut. They weren't an especially hyped or sonically au courant act, just a charismatic, road-dogging power-pop group on a...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I have been in love with Howlin' Pelle Almqvist from the Hives since 2004, when I first caught sight of him strutting onstage one hot Texas afternoon at South by Southwest. So when I found out that the hard rocking band from Sweden was going to play the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:27 PM
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One of the best performances Pop & Hiss took in over the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was Blur's smart, wide-ranging set last Friday night on the main stage.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:05 PM
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is considered one of the music industry's premier festivals, connecting the dots between musical generations and genres with a diverse lineup that attracts fans from around the globe. But the festival, which...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In a memo sent to journalists covering this month's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the Neighbourhood asked that its early-afternoon set be photographed only in black and white. A silly request? For sure. But it's one entirely in keeping with...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The mid-April weather in Palm Springs is just on the cusp of being too hot to go antiquing in adjacent Cathedral City for more than a couple hours. My wife and I were experiencing what we referred to as âgrown-up Coachellaâ during the music festâs...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
It took only two minutes for app developers to buy every last $1,600 ticket to Apple's annual conference when they went on sale Thursday morning.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference has sold out every year going back to 2008, but this year tickets...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:15 PM
INDIO -- It didn't take long Friday for Stagecoach -- the three-day country-music jamboree set to run through Sunday night at the Empire Polo Club -- to differentiate itself from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which took over the same sun-...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A week before it's to headline Night 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Phoenix hit "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend with two songs from its upcoming album, "Bankrupt!"
The French band opened with a blistering rendition of...
| Apr 13, 2013
Designer, retailer and Hollywood royalty Jennifer Nicholson, who once headlined Los Angeles Fashion Week and showed her collections in New York, has returned to fashion after a nearly five-year hiatus. Her new venture is Pearl Drop, a Venice boutique with...