| Aug 18, 2010
| 4:36 PM
"True Blood" heats up Rolling Stone cover: HBO stars Alexander Skarsgard's, Anna Paquin's and Stephen Moyer's provocative, "blood-covered" pose is scoring cheers and jeers. What do you think, Brand Xers -- did the cover go too far? [Rolling Stone] Kings...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:35 PM
SWAHILI BLONDE - LE MAMPATEE from Burke Roberts on Vimeo. Swahili Blonde, the warped brainchild of vocalist-drummer Nicole Turley, sounds like what would happen if a bunch of cool-kid records melted together in a fire pit and were then doused......
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:15 PM
For those lucky, or crazy, enough to take in both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, the biggest struggle is mapping out who you’re going to see.
Everyone’s plan of attack seems to be different.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
INDIO, Calif. — Dee Dee Penny, lead singer of the Dum Dum Girls, is no stranger to performing at giant summer musical events. At the first of the two-weekend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival events last Friday, her retro-rock act played...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
While attendees to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival can increasingly enjoy such lush accouterments as four-course meals and beauty studios, there are plenty of perks for those staying closer to home this weekend, including air conditioning and...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
How much legwork does pop stardom require?
Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The artists performing at this year's Coachella Music and Arts Festival, which begins April 11 in Indio, will converge from all over. Traversing oceans, boarding planes, rolling across highways in Econolines and tour buses, a bounty of musicians from...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
On the surface, the members of local quartet Warpaint give the impression they're low-key when it comes to making music. Bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg will tell you she doesn't think about music — she "feels" it — and along with singer-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Jack White today revealed the first glimpse of his new album via the instrumental track "High Ball Stepper," where his bluesy, blistering guitar riffs play give-and-take with assorted manipulated instrumentation. Piano keys are scraped and pounded as if...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Swiftly summarizing Jon Langford’s nearly 40 years worth of contributions to punk rock and all of its permutations, as well as his career-long obsession with American roots music, is liable to overwhelm anyone who hasn’t already been following...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Skrillex's music can feel like a post-apocalyptic EDM bacchanal. Now he's a got a new video to make the feeling literal.
"Ragga Bomb," a highlight off his surprise-release debut LP, "Recess," is built on ominous dancehall toasting from the London duo...