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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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  • Skrillex announces new 'Recess' album, upcoming tour

    Skrillex announces new 'Recess' album, upcoming tour
    And then, out of the blue, a new Skrillex album arrives. America's king of bass-heavy, dubstep-inspired electronic dance music released his new album, "Recess," for streaming to iTunes on Monday evening after a tease on a smartphone app started...
  • Hard Summer sets lineup: Tiesto, Disclosure and more

    Hard Summer sets lineup: Tiesto, Disclosure and more
    Hard Summer may have temporarily moved from its traditional Chinatown locale, but that hasn't slowed down the fest's bookings for this year. The annual electronic music blowout has announced its lineup for 2014: Headliners include the Dutch EDM titan...
  • How Coachella Became Just a Place to See and Be Seen

    I'm sure everybody at Coachella had a good time last weekend, but I'm not sure it had much to do with the music. When did concerts devolve into a place to see and be seen? Probably when the festival paradigm took over. Now they're events, not concerts....
  • Willie Nelson, Amy Adams help Varvatos benefit raise record funds

    Willie Nelson, Amy Adams help Varvatos benefit raise record funds
    All Willie Nelson pot-smoking jokes aside, Sunday afternoon's Stuart House benefit at the John Varvatos boutique in West Hollywood --  including a musical performance by the country singer and sons Lukas and Micah  -- marked a serious high point in the...
  • Coachella 2014: Lana Del Rey, selfie queen, dominates 'West Coast'

    Coachella 2014: Lana Del Rey, selfie queen, dominates 'West Coast'
    Lana Del Rey was in no way afraid of the selfie. At three different points in the alt-torch singer’s 45-minute Outdoor Stage set Sunday night, Del Rey descended into the audience to vamp and pose with fans, allowing – encouraging, even...
  • Coachella 2014: The Cult keeps it obscure in the Mojave Tent

    Coachella 2014: The Cult keeps it obscure in the Mojave Tent
    There are certain long-dormant rock acts and broken-up bands that cause fans to wring their hands in anticipation of musical detente. These are bands that fairly demand to be reunited in the service of a career-defining set at the Coachella Valley Music...
  • Coachella 2014: Empire of the Sun brings pomp and circumstance to the rave tent

    Coachella 2014: Empire of the Sun brings pomp and circumstance to the rave tent
    You couldn’t really blame Luke Steele for being annoyed. At this point, the frontman for the Australian synth-pop dance outfit Empire of the Sun is probably more than a little tired of being upstaged by a certain robot mask-wearing electronic...
  • Watch Pharrell Williams' new 'Marilyn Monroe' video

    Watch Pharrell Williams' new 'Marilyn Monroe' video
    After conquering the desert with star-studded sets at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival the last two weekends, Pharrell Williams' iron-clad grip on the pop conversation continues with his latest video, “Marilyn Monroe.” The video,...
  • Chance the Rapper cancels more shows, issues statement on health

    Chance the Rapper cancels more shows, issues statement on health
    Days after being hospitalized and forced to pull out of his Coachella performance last weekend, Chance the Rapper will miss additional shows in order to recover from “a combination of the flu virus and tonsillitis.” The 21-year-old rapper,...
  • Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced

    Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced
    Set times for the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival have been released by promoter Goldenvoice, which means festival-goers can now start figuring out whether to bypass newcomer Easton Corbin on Friday afternoon to catch Lynyrd Skynyrd playing at...
  • The surf-inspired Mystic Braves make waves

    The surf-inspired Mystic Braves make waves
    As a blood moon casts its red hue over Sunset Boulevard, a lo-fi guitar haze rips the night air and five long-haired, moustached men in trim jackets and denim pound their leather boots. They lure bouncy babes to the psychedelic sway of their kaleidoscopic...
  • Pharrell Williams to join NBC's 'The Voice' in the fall

    Pharrell Williams to join NBC's 'The Voice' in the fall
    Maybe Pharrell Williams' over-sized top hat is a good luck charm.  His album "Girl" is in the top 5 on the pop charts; his single "Happy" has sold more than 3.3 million downloads in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan; and earlier today, his latest...