The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers.
"WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA."
The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>
April 12, 2013
It was past midnight in Coachella's Gobi Tent when Tyler, the Creator climbed the scaffolding like a gargoyle. He clung to the metal bars above the stage with one arm, ready to pounce on the crowd at any moment. Earl Sweatshirt rapped with a black bucket hat ... More >>
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Rap only exists in extremes. Don't let the polite reviews of Lil Wayne's Carter IV fool you, for instance. It got lots of ... More >>
The world didn't end, the new year is upon us, and it's time to get pumped about 2013. While we've all but given up hope that 2013 will be the year we see Detox, there's still plenty of releases either officially announced or highly likely to land that have us excited. It's with the boom-bap baby ne ... More >>
Mansions on the Moon are not at home.
It's an unusually warm Wednesday afternoon, and I'm camped out on the front porch of their Hollywood home thirty minutes after our scheduled meeting time. Suddenly, my phone rings and Ted Wendler, the band's lead singer and guitarist, breathlessly and profusel ... More >>
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"I've had a good fucking year and it's pretty amazing!" Pusha T, one half of the Neptunes-endorsed rap group The Clipse, sounds relaxed and happy as he prepares to release his new solo project, Fear Of God II: ... More >>
Roselle ChenJessie And The Toy BoysSteve Aoki, Booka Shade, Jessie and the Toy Boys, Chad Hugo
Sunday, September 4
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Sunday's Identity Festival a ... More >>
Frank OceanLast week we were supposed to get the major label release of Odd Future cohort Frank Ocean's debut project, nostalgia, ULTRA, previously a mixtape. Unfortunately, the suits at Def Jam have apparently stricken it from the upcoming-release schedule, with Ocean reacting by releasing t ... More >>
Andrea DomanickThe father becomes the son...Reported by Andrea Domanick and Rebecca Haithcoat.
This is for the critics who doubted the chemistry
Two different worlds, same symmetry.
-"Trouble on My Mind," Pusha T
Leaning on a sticky table in a hotel room stained the color of urine, direct ... More >>