| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Outkast and Calvin Harris will join Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Skrillex as headliners Aug. 1-3 at Lollapalooza. If that sounds a bit familiar, it should — five of the six top acts have played Lollapalooza before.
The latter four acts...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Swiftly summarizing Jon Langford’s nearly 40 years worth of contributions to punk rock and all of its permutations, as well as his career-long obsession with American roots music, is liable to overwhelm anyone who hasn’t already been following...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Jack White today revealed the first glimpse of his new album via the instrumental track "High Ball Stepper," where his bluesy, blistering guitar riffs play give-and-take with assorted manipulated instrumentation. Piano keys are scraped and pounded as if...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The artists performing at this year's Coachella Music and Arts Festival, which begins April 11 in Indio, will converge from all over. Traversing oceans, boarding planes, rolling across highways in Econolines and tour buses, a bounty of musicians from...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
How much legwork does pop stardom require?
Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
While attendees to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival can increasingly enjoy such lush accouterments as four-course meals and beauty studios, there are plenty of perks for those staying closer to home this weekend, including air conditioning and...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
INDIO, Calif. — Dee Dee Penny, lead singer of the Dum Dum Girls, is no stranger to performing at giant summer musical events. At the first of the two-weekend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival events last Friday, her retro-rock act played...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:15 PM
For those lucky, or crazy, enough to take in both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, the biggest struggle is mapping out who you’re going to see.
Everyone’s plan of attack seems to be different.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As the second and final weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was in full swing, Lauren Mayberry of rising electro-pop trio Chvrches assured attendees that they had made the right choice. "You guys are lucky," she said midset Saturday....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
On the surface, the members of local quartet Warpaint give the impression they're low-key when it comes to making music. Bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg will tell you she doesn't think about music — she "feels" it — and along with singer-...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Not many artists can get their name placed before that of superstar rapper Kanye West on a festival lineup, but piano man Elton John has received top-billing for the 2014 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Other headliners at the four-day...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:15 AM
There's a lot of damage in the shadows when Angel Olsen says six simple words.
Those words -- "I am the only one now" -- are sung at the conclusion of the first song on her new album, and they're repeated seven times. Her voice goes higher, then lower,...