The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival. They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentiful than food and going to bed before 4 a.m. is considered an early night. Campers built incredible structu ... More >>
L.A. Weekly is celebrating The Big Lebowski's 15th anniversary with a massive cover story tribute! Check out our other Lebowski-themed stories. Not doing so would be very un-Dude.
The Dude's identity is strongly informed by music. As a former Metallica roadie and free love-era denizen still trying ... More >>
Here's what this is: It takes EXACTLY 17 minutes for me to get from the entrance ramp of the freeway near my house to the machine at my work where employees swipe in. I know this because I have made the drive roughly 1,400 times during my seven years of employment. I also know this because I have, o ... More >>
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against the Machine, and others
When Dave Grohl announced late last year that the Foo Fighters were going on an indefinite hiatus, folks weren't quite sure how to interpret the news. The band had just ... More >>
*The Worst of Coachella: Weekend One
*Our complete Coachella coverage
It couldn't all be great performances, decent recreational drugs, and pleasant weather at Coachella. Here are our writers' picks for their least favorite things from the festival's second weekend.
Courtesy of Simon ReynoldsThe cover of Retromania, released in May
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Dengue Fever appear (in name) on "Jeopardy!"The last L.A. indie band to get featured on Jeopardy! wound up going to the Grammys.
That was Silversun Pickups last May, of course, and now it seems the Cambodian-Angeleno weird-pop ensemble, Dengue Fever, has earned that rare gameshow designatio ... More >>
Steve Stein and partner Double Dee, were dropping lessons on kids
when Shadow and Cut Chemist were still constructing crates out of
lincoln logs. Finally collected on the aptly named, Illegal Art label,
Steinski's seminal singles are that rarity--as fun as they are
important. Neither The Avalanches ... More >>