Coachella 2015

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Ab-Soul pays fellow Top Dawg Entertainment performer Kendrick Lamar respect at Coachella

Top Dawg Entertainment’s Ab-Soul performed Friday night in the Gobi tent — and he did a little tribute to fellow TDE member Kendrick Lamar in his set. Ab-Soul performed Kendrick’s “King Kunta” from his recently-released and highly-acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly, showing that TDE are all ride or die together. Oddly conflicting with rapper […]

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Lykke Li helps Coachella feel all their feels, and also covers Drake

“No Rest for the Wicked” could be the tagline to Coachella, but it was also a song that indie pop star Lykke Li used to help kick off her emotional rollercoaster of a set on Friday at the Mojave tent Lykke Li is an immensely talented songwriter and one of today’s best at tackling heartbreak, […]

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Alabama-Shakes
Alabama Shakes bring their A-game to Coachella Outdoor Theatre

The Alabama Shakes have built a reputation as stellar performers, and Friday at Coachella on the Outdoor Theatre, they more than lived up to that with a wicked sunset set. Brittany Howard is a Jill-of-all-trades, her vocal prowess damn near unmatched and her guitar skills respectable. Their music was perfect for the time of day, […]

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Shoegaze fans get a full “Ride” to Coachella

They got a warm up gig at The Roxy out of the way last week, and legendary British shoegaze band Ride was on top of their game at Coachella on Friday. The Roxy gig was the first of theirs in 20 years and they were one of the auspiciously few reunion acts on this year’s […]

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Action Bronson gets weird with it at Coachella, brings out comedian George Lopez

You gotta give it to Action Bronson for his creativity when it came to his special guest during Friday’s early afternoon performance at Coachella. Bronson has worked with a bevy of talented rappers and producers, but the “motherf*cking legend” that he brought on stage was…George Lopez? Yeah. Comedian George Lopez. Bronson’s flow was neverending and […]

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Raekwon and Ghostface Killah bring nostalgia to forefront at Coachella

Wu-Tang Clan veterans Raekwon and Ghostface Killah celebrated the 20th anniversary of Only Built 4 Cuban Linx in the desert at Coachella on Friday, giving fans a taste of some of ’90s hip-hop at its best. Their Outdoor Theatre set came close to sunset, and the pot smoke flowed like the Nile River most of […]

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Steely Dan at Coachella 2015: ‘We’ve still got it’

“We’re still here. We’ve still got it. And if you want it. You’ll have to come and get it,” said Steely Dan guitarist, Walter Becker, in an almost 1990’s pro wrestling promo during their highly-anticipated set at Coachella’s Outdoor Theatre. If you wanted to see your dad and his pals smoking some weed, there was […]

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The War On Drugs
The War on Drugs deliver glorious sunset performance at Coachella

Philly indie rock band The War on Drugs played lots of stuff off their critically-acclaimed third album Lost in the Dream, impressing fans both old and previously unfamiliar with their work during their main stage performance at Coachella on Friday. A blend of the styles of rock icons Dire Straits and Tom Petty, vocalist and […]

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Kimbra lights up Gobi tent at Coachella Day One

New Zealand’s Kimbra really knows how to put on a show. From her outfit to her vocal range to her stage presence, she had the full package working Friday late afternoon in the Gobi tent. Wearing another one of her spectacular outfits, a metallic looking dress underneath an interesting shawl-type thing, Kimbra electrified the crowd […]

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Day 1 Coachella 2015 Photos: AC / DC and Tame Impala prove victorious for Australia

AC / DC Our Coachella 2015 photos are in! Weekend one of the highly anticipated monster of music festivals, Coachella kicked off yesterday and judging by our photo gallery, it was an unforgettable live music experience. The music came in the best variety, from classic hard rock, to psychedelic rock, hip hop, electronic and more. […]

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