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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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  • Desert Daze kicks up some dust

    Desert Daze kicks up some dust
    In a dress made of cannabis, Julie Edwards of the band Deap Vally slammed hard on her drums as partner Lindsey Troy slashed at a guitar and howled beneath some tilted, slender palms in arid Mecca, Calif. In front of the indie rock duo was a crowd of dusty...
  • Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth

    Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth
    INDIO — As a giant impenetrable scrum of attendees waited for New Zealand singer Lorde, 17, to take the Outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Nearby, MGMT played the main stage, and the chorus of its song "The Youth"...
  • Coachella 2014: Essential tracks from Motorhead, Knife, Future Islands

    Coachella 2014: Essential tracks from Motorhead, Knife, Future Islands
    Looking to cram this weekend for the upcoming Coachella festival? The below records by artists playing at the annual festival, which begins April 11, are worthy of pre-festival focus: The Knife, “Shaking the Habitual” (Rabid Records)...
  • Coachella 2014: Future Islands goes late at Pappy & Harriet's

    Coachella 2014: Future Islands goes late at Pappy & Harriet's
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Early Friday morning in the high desert outside of Palm Springs, menacing Baltimore synth pop band Future Islands was responsible for a memorably challenging, if ultimately victorious, sold-out gig....
  • Coachella 2014: A cynic's guide to 10 terrible festival truths

    Coachella 2014: A cynic's guide to 10 terrible festival truths
    Coachella's great if you're rich, tan and beautiful, but those who fall outside that demographic should know that it's not all rose gardens, $15 artisan cocktails and Baco Mercat wraps.  In fact, those with body image issues or a flat-lined bank account...
  • Coachella 2014: Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel charm a weathered crowd

    Coachella 2014: Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel charm a weathered crowd
    Like a fisherman casting a lure, Beck on Sunday night offered a lesson in how to draw a tired, coming-down crowd and muster one more burst of adrenalin.  Moving through the quick-tempoed party jams before going deep with songs from his new album, ...
  • Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way

     Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way
    Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
  • Ex-Monkees Michael Nesmith will show his country roots at Stagecoach

    Ex-Monkees Michael Nesmith will show his country roots at Stagecoach
    Michael Nesmith's name is far more often associated with the Monkees than the birth of Southern California country rock. Yet the former rock sitcom star played a key part in a 1960s scene when long hair and cowboy boots all a sudden made sense together....
  • Coachella 2014: Devonte Hynes hits a creative groove as Blood Orange

     Coachella 2014: Devonte Hynes hits a creative groove as Blood Orange
    Devonté Hynes was probably the only person at last weekend's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to sing about the troubles of homeless New Yorkers and pose for a backstage photo with the pop star Katy Perry. But for Hynes, such contrast is the...
  • Toxicology tests may indicate cause of death of Coachella attendee

    Toxicology tests may indicate cause of death of Coachella attendee
    Authorities said they were running toxicology tests on a 24-year-old woman who died of a possible overdose after being stricken at the Coachella festival. Results of the tests will be available in about four weeks and coroner's officials will then...
  • Coachella 2014: Plenty of creature comforts at campgrounds

    Coachella 2014: Plenty of creature comforts at campgrounds
    The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival continues to find new and incredibly pricey ways to turn the weekend into a mini luxury vacation. Plenty of attention has been paid to the 5-star VIP experience, but what about the campgrounds? Outside the...
  • Watch: Haim busts a move in video for 'If I Could Change Your Mind'

    Watch: Haim busts a move in video for 'If I Could Change Your Mind'
    Wondering what Haim might look like at Coachella following the band's whirlwind year? You can see one possibility in the music video for "If I Could Change Your Mind." Posted Monday on YouTube, the new clip (for the latest single from Haim's killer...