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LCD Soundsystem at Coachella
Sharper than ever: LCD Soundsystem nowhere near losing their edge close out day one of Coachella

LCD Soundsystem Despite its habit for brewing up freak wind and dust storms, Coachella Weekend One was kicked off to a head-rushing start despite an hour-long delay that left festival attendees stranded outside the main gates. Once those gates opened however, a constant stream of music lovers poured into the festival grounds to catch the […]

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Must-See Coachella Undercard: The Dead Ships — a ripe dose of rock ‘n’ roll for your soul

Los Angeles indie rock band The Dead Ships have had a helluva start to 2016. They were added to the Coachella lineup around the time it came out. While trying to track down a contact number for the band and even having his Coachella family reach out to those that may have The Dead Ships […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Coachella 2016 Set Times Announced — a few important DOs and DON’TS

Coachella 2016 set times have been announced for weekend 1! If you’re headed to the desert this weekend to make your annual pilgrimage to Indio, you can now schedule your live music consumption accordingly. While schedule collisions appear to be minimal this year, there are some significant ones. Will you catch Savages over G-Eazy on […]

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Underworld’s new video “If Rah” will have you dancing through the pain

Underworld has dropped a new video for the song “If Rah” from their seventh album Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future and the song is sure to be a favorite to dance to on the Polo Fields during their appearances at consecutive weekends at Coachella. The video is of a dancer in a white […]

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Beach House announces special April installation show for L.A.

Indie rock darlings Beach House have announced a series of “installation shows,” including one April 21 at a yet-to-be-disclosed location in Los Angeles. If you’re curious what the hell all of that means, Beach House has an explanation for you: “We are going to install a design we have created and play as a two-piece […]

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Do LaB lineups announced for Coachella 2016 – Ardalan, Big Wild, Cut Snake & More

There are some people we know who go to Coachella and never leave the Do LaB. Now in its 12th year at the famed desert festival, the Do LaB returns to the Polo Fields again after having just announced their lineups for both weekends. Weekend one will feature sets from Big Wild, HUMANS, Imagined Herbal […]

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Top 10 Most Booked U.S. Festival Acts of 2016

There is basically a major music festival in the United States once a weekend once festival season “officially” kicks off with Coachella in mid-April. While most of these festivals do a great job of curating unique lineups tailored to their usual base of patrons, there’s a handful of acts that you’ll see on more than […]

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Must-See Coachella Undercard: Anderson .Paak

Oxnard rapper Anderson .Paak is poised to have a monster 2016 — and it couldn’t be happening to a harder-working guy. Paak is part black and part Korean, giving him a different viewpoint from many within his genre. His 2016 album Malibu is one of the year’s best so far and much of the lyrical content of […]

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Music Festival-ization: Which spring festival is right for you?

Coachella takes place a little less than a month from now, which means festival season is nearly underway. There are now more music festivals taking place in the United States than ever before. Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza told us last year that there’s a huge festival-ization going on right now, and he isn’t wrong. Here […]

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10 Best Coachella 2016 Niche Bookings

One of the things that makes Coachella special compared to every other festival is their ability to step outside of the box with their bookings. With more than 150 total acts on the lineup, they’re able to pull from niche genres that don’t get a lot of mainstream love without compromising the amount of name-recognition talent […]

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