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  • Listen: Le Butcherettes return with 'Demon Stuck in Your Eye'

    Listen: Le Butcherettes return with 'Demon Stuck in Your Eye'
    Two years ago during a performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Teri “Gender Bender” Suaréz climbed to the top of a lighting rig, locked her legs around a rung and then hung upside and sang. Standing between her skull and a...
  • Coachella 2014: Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio hit the party circuit

    Coachella 2014: Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio hit the party circuit
    An epic sandstorm raged Saturday night, reportedly sabotaging Pharrell Williams' set and causing festival-goers to walk with kerchiefs wrapped tightly around their mouths. "Finally, hipsters have a real use for their scarves," one heavily bearded,...
  • Coachella 2014: Lorde makes Coachella debut, brings in the wind

    Coachella 2014: Lorde makes Coachella debut, brings in the wind
    Between songs during Lorde's striking, sparse set just past sundown on Saturday night, the singer paused for a moment to wonder on the year that she's had. She's 17 years old and co-penned one of last year's biggest anthems, "Royals." With the first...
  • Coachella 2014: A cynic's guide to 10 terrible festival truths

    Coachella 2014: A cynic's guide to 10 terrible festival truths
    Coachella's great if you're rich, tan and beautiful, but those who fall outside that demographic should know that it's not all rose gardens, $15 artisan cocktails and Baco Mercat wraps.  In fact, those with body image issues or a flat-lined bank account...
  • H&M, Alexander Wang announce collaboration with party at Coachella

    H&M, Alexander Wang announce collaboration with party at Coachella
    The event: H&M threw its second annual H&M Loves Music party on Saturday during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Party co-host Alexander Wang also announced his new collaboration with the Swedish brand. The collection will be revealed Nov. 6....
  • Coachella 2014: Cajmere delivers Chicago house in the Yuma Tent

    Coachella 2014: Cajmere delivers Chicago house in the Yuma Tent
    It's a perennial theme, one that manifests itself throughout genre and era: the idea of getting lost in music. Whether it's Pharrell imploring us to "Lose Yourself to Dance," Eric B. and Rakim's "Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em" or the old-time standard "The...
  • Bigger, more rarefied Coachella offers revelers creature comforts

    Bigger, more rarefied Coachella offers revelers creature comforts
    INDIO — It wasn't yet 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Sahara Tent, but 16-year-old Niall Bauer had already met up with friends on the lawn in the massive, LED-flashing venue inside the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which began the first...
  • Learning in reverse brought Kogi chef Roy Choi to the top

    Learning in reverse brought Kogi chef Roy Choi to the top
    All roads lead back to the Kogi truck. "It's like my 'Sweet Caroline' and I'm Neil Diamond," Roy Choi said. "I'll never be able to outlive Kogi. Kogi is a beast." The chef was attempting to articulate what spawning that marvel of Korean barbecued ribs...
  • Coachella festival's luxuries eclipsing its music and arts

    Coachella festival's luxuries eclipsing its music and arts
    When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival launched 15 years ago, creature comforts included any small slice of shade cast by the odd light pole, the occasional working toilet and maybe somewhere to sit other than the dusty desert floor. Today,...
  • Coachella 2014: Who might surprise?

    Coachella 2014: Who might surprise?
    If the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival guarantees festival-goers anything, aside from wickedly high temperatures, it’s this: Leave your expectations outside the gates. As the festival kicks off Friday, much of the buzz undoubtedly will be...
  • Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine

    Review: Amid 'Rio 2's' cacophony, the musical numbers shine
    Wonderfully animated and well-voiced, "Rio 2" is nevertheless too much. Too much plot, too many issues, too many characters. But not too much music. Yes, the musical numbers reach saturation levels, but the Latin-influenced jamming and singing are...