Tag Archives: Grimy Goods

Arcade Fire coachella photos
Arcade Fire leaves pretentiousness at door, rocks Coachella

Last weekend during Arcade Fire’s set at Coachella, lead vocalist Win Butler got on his soapbox and denounced DJ sets and the VIP area at Coachella. On the final night of weekend two, Arcade Fire and Butler left all of that at the door and humbly played a rockin’ set to help bring the 2014 […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
beck coachella 2014 photos
Beck gives Coachella audience its final burst of energy

Los Angeles-based singer, Beck helped give Sunday’s Coachella crowd their final burst of energy for the home stretch, ripping through a number of his recognizable dance tunes while also playing a number of songs from his most recent full-length release, Morning Phase. Beck played through many of his 90s hits that first landed him on […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Lana Del Rey coachella 2014 photos
Lana Del Rey fans teach a course in being a terrible crowd

I’m still trying to figure out where Lana Del Rey’s fans got their superhuman strength to push their way to the front of a packed crowd to see their idol play her Coachella weekend two set at the Outdoor Stage on Sunday night. I had the experience of being with a group of people set […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Neutral milk hotel coachella 2014 photos
Neutral Milk Hotel pitch perfect at Coachella sundown

Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum has such a perfect voice live that it actually sounds like it has auto tune applied to it. No, Mangum was just pitch perfect at Sunday sundown at Coachella weekend two, though it felt a bit disrespectful to have their set lead into Lana Del Rey’s at the Outdoor Theatre on the […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival - Day 3
Naked & Famous blend rock and electro pop beautifully at Coachella

New Zealand band, The Naked & Famous put on one of Sunday’s best performances at Coachella weekend two and proved that they might be ready to start headlining the big arenas next time they tour a new album. Their early evening main stage set was well attended and well received. “Punching in a Dream” and […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Poolside band coachella photos 2014
Poolside brings early afternoon chill vibes to Coachella

Described on their Wikipedia page as “daytime disco”, Poolside brought the right kind of vibes to an early afternoon Coachella audience on Sunday of the second weekend. With a substantial number of attendees nursing wicked hangovers from partying hard on Saturday, Poolside provided laid back dance tracks that didn’t exacerbate those dreaded headaches. Poolside kept […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Lana-Del-Rey-photos
Lana Del Rey announces tour date at Shrine Expo Hall

After performing two very enticing Coachella sets, Lana Del Rey has booked a Los Angeles headlining date at the Shrine Expo Hall on Friday, May 30th. Lana kicked off her sold-out North American tour, playing Las Vegas on Friday and Coachella on Sunday, with dates in Miami, New Orleans, Nashville, San Francisco, Montreal, Vancouver, and […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Bombino Coachella photos
Bombino brings international flavor to Coachella

International axe man, Bombino helped get things started on day three of Coachella weekend two as he brought a different flavor to the festival than most. Dressed in a variety of robes that must have been sweltering hot (but not as hot as the Sahara Desert, which is near Niger where they originate), Bombino rocked […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Arcade Fire coachella photos
Arcade Fire to headline two nights at The Forum this August

Arcade Fire has confirmed two new Los Angeles headlining shows on August 1st and 2nd at The Forum (they also just announced a free last-minute show tonight at the Roxy). The band just closed out their Sunday night main stage closing set at this year’s Coachella festival and they’re ready to rock some more. This […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Arcade-Fire-coachella photos
Arcade Fire to headline the Roxy tonight after closing out Coachella 2014

After two back-to-back stellar weekends at Coachella, Arcade Fire have announced a very intimate performance tonight (Monday, April 21st) at the Roxy! Details from their Facebook page below: We’re playing a small show at The Roxy in Los Angeles tonight and have 30 pairs of tickets to give away. Upload your Reflektor photos to our […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |