| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Opening day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is history, so all of those second-weekend pass holders know what to expect -- and can plan accordingly.
With acts like Muse, Skrillex, MGMT, Lorde and Pharrell Williams among some of...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:09 PM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:36 AM
SunFest plans to reveal the lineup coming to downtown West Palm Beach April 30-May 4 on the festival’s Facebook page Thursday morning. But we do have one name to name now.
NoCal indie rockers Cake include an April 30 appearance at SunFest on their...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Rock the Bells added a batch of additional performers to its 2013 lineup from younger voices J. Cole, Pusha T and Action Bronson to veteran hip-hop statesmen KRS One and Slick Rick.
The additions, which were announced Monday night, included more than...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Hood Internet’s first album of original music, “Feat” (Decon), initially comes off as a departure from the Chicago-North Carolina duo’s trademark mash-ups.
Don’t believe the hype, says Steve Reidell, who partners in...
| Aug 5, 2013
An underwhelming lineup on paper provided a lot of highs in person--and several lows. These are the best and worst shows we saw this weekend.
The Postal Service
Second-to-last show EVER??? How can you say no? The crowd was smaller than expected...
| Dec 31, 2011
Last night I went to see The Hood Internet at Lincoln Hall. If you're not familiar with The Hood Internet, they're a DJ duo consisting of ABX (Aaron Brink) and STV SLV (Steve Reidell). They mash up hip hop and rock songs and it's a lot of fun to dance to....
| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Nikolai Fraiture hopes The Strokes aren't breaking up.
The New York five-member band has been dogged with questions about its longevity, relevance and commitment ever since the hype over its first album, "This is It," cooled down in the early 2000s.
| May 16, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Photo by Andrew Strasser
“Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” blasts through the speakers. Ludacris raps, “Move, bitch, get out the way.” Cali Swag District begs, “Teach me how to Dougie.” MIA shows up to boast,...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:17 PM
The Death Set's upward rise in the last five years, as electric and spazzoid as its own music, was zapped two years ago when founding member Beau Velasco died of a drug overdose.
But Johnny Siera, the group's other founder, still pressed ahead. In March,...