Update: Times Story on Coachella 2013 Was Fabricated, Says Writer
"Please let it be true. We love Tom Waits!"
Mark "Cobrasnake" Hunter
Update: The Times writer whose byline appears on the screengrab, Mikael Wood, says that the post is completely fabricated. His comments are at the bottom of the post.
According to a screengrab of what appears to be a page from the Los Angeles Times website -- which was posted on a Coachella message board -- the 2013 version of the festival will feature acts including Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, and Skrillex.
*The Stone Roses
*The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The timestamp is dated this morning, and yet the story is not currently live on the Times' site. It's not clear if this is a finished draft.
Update: Times writer Mikael Wood, whose byline appears on the piece, calls the story an "amazingly elaborate" troll, and "pure fakery." Upon discovering it this afternoon, "we were all having a laugh about it over here," he says, adding that he has not spoken to Goldenvoice's Paul Tollett.
"The writing is ghastly," he concludes.
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