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  • 4 years ago | Coachella

    After the music shuts down each night, thousands flock toward Coachella's taxi-stands, located at the end of the long, winding "yellow path" - a 20 minute walk from the polo fields. (As Jeff Weiss called it: The molly trail of tears.) Once yo...

  • 4 years ago | Coachella

    A Coachella attendee overdosed and died last weekend, L.A. Weekly has learned. Goldenvoice released the following statement: Last weekend, a festival attendee suffered an apparent drug overdose. The individual was seen by on-site medical staff and...

  • 4 years ago | Albums

      When we were good and drunk, we would put Neil Young's American Stars 'n Bars on the record player. It was the fall of 2011 and I was living with two of my best friends in a dilapidated cottage with a huge ranch-style yard in the ...

  • 5 years ago | Latin Music

    Narcocorridos, or "drug ballads", are songs that soundtrack the world of narcoculutra. Since the Mexican drug war began in 2006, the genre has exploded in popularity and the lyrics have kept pace with the brutal violence unfolding in the streets. ...

  • 5 years ago | Latin Music

    Narco Cultura opens with three young boys sitting outside the yellow police tape of a drug-related murder scene in Juarez, Mexico. The boys relate how they watched hooded killers unload their pistols before finishing the job with an AK-47. "They s...

  • 5 years ago | Books

    The recently-published Buck Em'!: The Autobiography of Buck Owens feels like sharing a pint of whiskey with rascal charmer, who had 21 #1 hits and his song "Act Naturally" covered by The Beatles. Owens died in 2006 of a heart attack, but since the...


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