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  • R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'

     R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'
    Rock 'n' roll has a way of romanticizing the tortured and the libertines, especially ones with a little poetry in them. Singer Greg Dulli, whose band Afghan Whigs returns Tuesday with its first new album in 16 years, "Do to the Beast," clearly has a...
  • 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...
  • Backstreet Boy Nick Carter marries Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara

    Backstreet Boy Nick Carter marries Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara
    Backstreet Boys heartthrob Nick Carter is a married man: He said "I do" over the weekend. The former boy bander, 34, who launched countless teen-girl crushes circa 2000, wed girlfriend Lauren Kitt on Saturday, he confirmed on Twitter late Sunday....
  • Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code

    Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code
    Just behind the Sahara stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, in a corner of the rose garden VIP area, a long table with white table cloths, wine glasses and fine dishware was set for a dinner party of almost 200 guests. As...
  • Coachella 2014: Good food -- bacon sticky buns, Baco wraps and more -- joins the show

    Coachella 2014: Good food -- bacon sticky buns, Baco wraps and more -- joins the show
    Some of Los Angeles' hottest restaurants poped up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend in Indio, providing concertgoers with some welcome new food options.  In the Rose Garden VIP area, downtown restaurant Baco Mercat set...
  • Coachella 2014: Who really headlined, Arcade Fire or dance music?

    Coachella 2014: Who really headlined, Arcade Fire or dance music?
    Who was Sunday's Coachella headliner? The band that played last, to wrap up the weekend on the main stage? Or the act that drew probably the weekend's biggest crowd, and certainly its most fevered rush of fans? If the answer is the former, it's...
  • Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth

    Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth
    INDIO — As a giant impenetrable scrum of attendees waited for New Zealand singer Lorde, 17, to take the Outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Nearby, MGMT played the main stage, and the chorus of its song "The Youth"...
  • Review: Minimalist Jukebox Festival anything but minimal here

    Review: Minimalist Jukebox Festival anything but minimal here
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Minimalist Jukebox Festival orchestral program last weekend was not minimal, which Roget's tells us is synonymous for negligible, trifling, slight, nominal, token, insignificant, smallest. Find a dictionary of antonyms and...
  • A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges

    A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges
    INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters. The latest edition,...
  • 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...
  • 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....