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Coachella

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2013

    We Hang Out With Some Crazy Marines Drinking Their Asses Off at Coachella

    In full grips of the dry desert heat, the fine art of day drinking at Coachella becomes a game of survival of the fittest. Sweltering temperatures in the high 90s aren't necessarily ideal conditions to bombard your liver with alcohol. And unless you've been used to trekking through sand in the Middl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Ghost B.C. Mystifies Coachella, But Doesn't Like Playing In Sunlight

    One of the more mysterious bands to play at Coachella this year is Sweden's Ghost B.C. If you had the chance to catch them during their early Sunday afternoon set on the main stage during WeekendOne, then you remember their satanic melodies, distorted riffs, and vaudevillian keyboards (a mix between ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    So You Had Fun At Coachella? Great! We Had Fun Talking About You On Twitter!

    Not everyone was hip enough to make it Coachella this weekend for all of the musical acts, people watching,drugs, and mayhem. Of course, the Weekly was there updating us on the latest news, our air conditioners, bathrooms that smelled fresh, and plenty of tweets flying around to keep us highly ent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Hottest Dancing Girls at Coachella, as GIFs

    By: Ben Westhoff and Mary Carreon We've spent a lot of time this Coachella talking about the magnificent bros in attendance, but how about the fair and talented ladies? Per usual, they were everywhere, doing their thing like it wasn't a chicken wing, or something. In any case, here are the hottest d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Doing Drugs at Coachella? Here's How to Avoid Trouble With the Police

    Hate to say it, but some of you at Coachella (which starts today!) are going to be approached by police officers assuming you have drugs. Well, you just may, but guess what? You still have rights, man. Cameron Bowman is here to help! As a music festival lover and attorney at San Jose firm Valencia, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 11, 2013

    The Make-Up

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Here Are the Coachella Set Times!

    Finally! The set times for Coachella were just released. The wait is over. Check out the full line-up, and see all of our warm-up Coachella coverage before we hit the polo fields. We leave for Indio tomorrow, let the craziness begin! Saturday and Sunday set times are after the jump!

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2013
  • Culture

    February 7, 2013

    Hipsters Want to Be Anything But White

    [Trendzilla] Which race or ethnicity will they appropriate this year at Coachella?

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    10 Best Hipster Halloween Costumes From the Growlers' Beach Goth Party

    Over the weekend, the Growlers' Beach Goth Party blessed us with the union of two amazing things...Halloween and a day on the playa. In celebration of their newly-released album Hung at Heart, the OC psych/surf tribe brought out a slew of bands to the Observatory including Audacity, Thee Rainca ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012

    OC Health Care Agency's Veil of Vomit

    Why are they still covering up an April outbreak of E. coli at a local restaurant?

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Coachella 2013 Tickets To Go On-Sale THIS Thursday

    As the dust settles from last month's double weekend extravaganza known as Coachella, why not build up some hype for next year's event, even if it is a mere 11 months away? Today, Goldenvoice announced that advanced passes for next year's event, which again is slated to be a two weekend affair (Ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2012

    Coachella: The Garbage Situation Is Out Of Control

    Ben WesthoffHey, it's a festival. Garbage is going to be an issue. And we applaud the organizers of Coachella in their attempts to, you know, prevent our planet from being ruined. But this is a little much. "Landfill"? That's garbage, right? But, we're supposed to feel shame for using it? "Mixe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2012

    Coachella: The Black Lips' Cole Alexander Goes Full Monty, Plays Guitar With His Ding-Dong

    Black Lips tearing it up at Coachella in 2008. Expect a video featuring the pickle shot on YouTube soon.See also:*The Best Of Coachella: Day One*"What My Spirit Hood Means To Me": Coachella-Goers Explain*Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the PerformersThe Black Lips started o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Coachella Weekend 1 2012 Set Times Revealed

    Who's excited? With two days to go before the most anticipated, sold-out double weekend (with possibilities of DOUBLE RAINBOWS!) to go, we thought we'd share the set times that Coachella shared on Facebook a few minutes ago.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Fearless To Issue Special Edition of At The Drive In's EP Vaya For Coachella

    ​ Fearless Records is producing a limited edition yellow 10" vinyl version of At The Drive-In's seminal 1999 EP Vaya, but only at Coachella! Whaaa! The record will be available at Zia Record's pop up shop and the Coachella boutique, and it is the first pressing of Vaya  in 12 years. ("Rascu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Coachella: The Aftermath on Twitter

    ​In light of this week's Coachella lineup announcement, you knew that there'd be reactions ranging form the good, the bad and the angry. That being said, we trolled Twitter to see what people thought and here's a countdown of some of the comments to date (note: these tweets are in their purest, un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Coachella Tickets: How and When to Buy (Weekend 1? Pretty Much Sold Out)

    ​According to a statement, Coachella passes for both weekends go on sale this Friday, January 13 at 10 a.m. The release also said "there are not many left for Weekend 1 and those must be purchased with a shuttle pass." In other words, Weekend 1 is pretty much sold out, so you should plan to g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Two Earthquakes Strike Southern California

    Feel that? The end is near.​Two 3.0-plus earthquakes rocked Southern California in a recent 14-hour period.According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the last one, a 3.5 "shallow" strike, hit just before 9 a.m. today in the mountains near Coachella.A Palm Springs newspaper is reporting that resident ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    A Coachella 2012 Announcement: Watch For It

    ​ Last Friday we got this notice in our inbox. For some reason, I didn't feel like it was legit because a) the name on the email was mispelled (it came from "Cochella") and b) I've never gotten a Coachella announcement in May before.

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Two Weekends of Coachella! (Dates Announced)

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyTwo weekends of this?​And now we know what all the fuss was about. In an announcement on Coachella.com, festival organizers said that Coachella 2012 will be held over two weekends: it will be the same lineup, same art, same place, different people.Coachella Weekend 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Live From Coachella: We're Still Sitting in Traffic

    Laila Derakhshanian/OC WeeklyThe waiting game.​If you don't follow us already, Heard Mentality will be live tweeting and blogging all weekend from Coachella. Here's our first photo. Yep, still sitting in traffic. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeeklyMusic!

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Coachella: And We're In!

    ​There's a ton that's different at Indio this year. The wristbands, for one--while members of the press got to check in at Indian Wells, a site about five miles away from the festival, almost everyone else got their wristbands mailed to them. That meant no clusterfuck at the gate, and a wait in tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    [UPDATED with Statement From Staff Pro] Coachella Security Uniform for Sale on Craigslist (!)

    ​UPDATE, April 14, 9:58 a.m.: In a phone conversation, Suzanne Thoreson, Chief Operating Officer of Staff Pro (the company whose uniform is being sold online) said that the said uniform was stolen, the logo trademarked and that an investigation is ongoing. Further than saying nothing like this has ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 14, 2011

    Coachella Couture

    [Trendzilla] What the hipsters will wear at the annual Indio indie-fest

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Coachella Is a Big F'-ing Deal

    The evolution of a Southern California mega-festival

  • Music

    February 3, 2011

    The Gypsy Lounge Packs Up the Wagon

    [Mental Notes] Also Coachella Craigslist craziness

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Festival Overcrowding: It's a Trend

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyThere was barely room for sombreros at Coachella.​About 225,000 people attended the Coachella Arts & Music Festival over the course of its three days last month, Billboard reports. That represented a huge jump from the festival's previous record of 186,636 atend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2010

    Party Photos: Music Loves Fashion Pool Party

    Doug NeillIs she a fan of the xx?​Everyone knows all the super hip VIPs hang out at the parties during the daytime all Coachella weekend--enjoy these pics from the Music Loves Fashion pool party at the Riviera Hotel, which also featured over 40 DJs.Click here for the full slideshow!

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2010

    Icelandic Volcano Claims More (Coachella) Victims

    ​The official Coachella Twitter has just confirmed that Talvin Singh, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Gary Numan all will not be able to make the festival, due to travel restrictions brought about by the volcanic ash from the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull (no, seriously, that's the name of the volcano ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Gorillaz to Play Secret, Pre-Coachella Show Friday

    Live shot​Via LA Weekly via losanjealous we learn that Sunday-night Coachella headliners Gorillaz will be playing a dress-rehearsal performance on Friday. Where? When, exactly? Well, those are unknowns. It'll be somewhere LA, and you can enter for tickets here. Give it a shot, especially if y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Coachella Camping Sold Out

    Beth StirnamanCoachella attendees staying classy during Day 1 of 2009​That's right. No space left for car and tent camping. Good luck booking that hotel or, as the Coachella's publicity people put it, "firming up plans for alternative lodging." Oh, and still no word on single-day passes. But the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    What Would the Year Be...

    ...Without the annual tradition of the fake, overly ambitious Coachella poster? (Actually, we'd venture to say this might be the most realistic fake line-up yet--how many times has it been rumored that the Smiths are reuniting?--but you know: Perchance to dream, etc.)​Stay tuned for news of the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Los Campesinos! Coming to the Glass House, Detroit Bar

    For real this time.Back in April, Welsh family band Los Campesinos!, the dudes behind 2008's excellent We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed, were scheduled to play Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa the day before their Friday Coachella gig. Mysteriously, the show was canceled--neither by the venue nor the band-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Before It Gets Old: Naked Wizard Takes On Coachella (NSFW!)

    We were so busy seeing sets at Coachella this past weekend that we apparently missed out on some of the real stories--like this naked wizard getting chased around and tased by on-site cops. Everyone wants to have fun at there, but apparently this naked wizard was having a little too much fun. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Late Coachella Sets = Big Time Fines?

    Here's something interesting from the OC Register's Soundcheck blog via Palm Springs local news station KESQ: Apparently, Coachella promoters Goldenvoice are liable to be fined $1,000 PER MINUTE for every minute sets went past midnight this past weekend. Yipes.Sure, there's a reason why shows, espec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    (Two Days Ago) Live from Coachella: Pictures! Glorious!

    OMGzerz! Not that these plain text posts haven't been TOTALLY FANTASTIC, but wouldn't you like to see some actual color photographs from Coachella? Guess what! We got some! Beth Stirnaman's pictures from Friday are right here, for your enjoyment. The pic above is of Morrissey, natch, and inspired th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Morrissey Just Says No to Burning Animal Flesh

    So, I love Morrissey. I've seen him four times now, and each instance ranks among the happier moments of my life (yes, I know how lame that makes me sound, what of it?). But last night at Coachella apparently wasn't one of his happier moments.I always tell Morrissey detractors who decry him as just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Like a Musical Tasting Menu

    What up. On my laptop now, in the glorious PRESS TENT. Couches! Free (warm) water! It's...beautiful.I noticed that all of my phone posts didn't have any linebreaks, making all my posts look like one giant paragraph. That's fun.We're in full-on "sethopping" mode over here: saw most of Los Campesinos! ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 9, 2009

    Silversun Pickups

    The Glass House

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Puff Puff Passing at Coachella

    I've been to one Coachella and that was in 2003. Although the motive behind the hellacious trek from Long Beach to Indio was to see the first Stooges gig in nearly three decades, I ended up witnessing something way cooler than a shirtless Iggy. Elephants. You heard me. I saw a train of circus elepha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    KUCI Might Be Able to Help You Get to Coachella

    Going to Coachella is expensive--$269 for all three days, in fact, not counting service fees and their pre-requisite $3 donation to charity. So who wouldn't want to find a way to get in without, you know, paying? Our local community radio station KUCI may have your (free) way in, as long as you don' ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2008
  • Features

    April 17, 2008
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    April 17, 2008
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    April 17, 2008
  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Hits!

    Music Revolution

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    June 3, 2004
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    May 20, 2004
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