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Apr 9, 2017

L.A. Artists You Need To Catch at Coachella

It’s that time of year again! We’re heading out to the desert oasis of Coachella to celebrate good music and good vibes. Come along with us and check out these local artists as they make...

Nov 16, 2015

Spotlight on the Coachella Valley Music Scene

It is an absolute shame that it took a tragedy to bring attention to a certain SoCal band. By now, you’ve heard the awful news that Palm Desert’s Eagles of Death Metal were performing when...

Apr 11, 2014

Coachella Pro-Tips from a 15-Year Veteran

Coachella 2012. Photo by Melissa Bobbitt. The Internet is awash with tips for having the BEST COACHELLA EVER, from noshing on superlative grub to, erm, outsmarting narcs. All are valuable resources, but if you want to...

Jan 20, 2014

Foster the People 'Coming of Age' on New Album

Foster the People aren't much for the wocka wocka wocka when it comes to song subjects. Their big hit, "Pumped Up Kicks," was a commentary on gun violence in schools. But they may have had...

Dec 2, 2013

Best of 2013

Mystical singing space cats. The resurrection of the Thin White Duke. "YOLO" versus "Y.A.L.A." The year in music circa 2013 was a zany one that was forward-thinking (everybody's droppin' the bass these days) and reverent...

Apr 22, 2013

Kudos and Complaints for Coachella 2013

Wheel in the sky keeps on turning at Coachella. Photos by Melissa Bobbitt. Through sand, wind and dubious amounts of dub step, we survived Coachella 2013! This was definitely one of the more contentious...

Apr 5, 2013

Coachella Picks 2013

Just a week away from the holy music pilgrimage to the desert that is the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. It's this writer's 14th year attending (Jesus. That's a lot of sun-drenched rockin'),...

Apr 12, 2012

My 5 Coachella Must-Sees

It's here. Finally, after waiting since JUNE 2011 when tickets went on sale, Coachella is here. Remember when the Radiohead headlining spot was just a rumor? (TRUE!) And the speculation that since Dr....

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