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Coachella 2012

  • Dr. Dre: Tupac Hologram Only for Coachella

    Producer refutes rumors: 'This was not done for a tour'

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  • Wild Flag Get friendly at Coachella

    The all-female rock supergroup Wild Flag may be experimenting with "extreme tempo" on their recently debuted new material, as singer-guitarist Mary Timony joked at Rolling Stone's Coachella Rock Room party, but they're also taking time to bask in each other's company. She and keyboardist Rebecca Cole, both vanguard riot grrl musicians (along with current bandmates […]

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  • Kaskade Debuts new stage spectacle at Coachella

    The superstar house DJ Kaskade (real name: Ryan Raddon) is nearing the launch of his grandest tour ever. He'll play 50 cities, with many of the shows in arenas, and he'll also be taking a new toy on the road with him. "I've built and designed a new stage that's going to go out on […]

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  • Squeeze Compete with their past

    As British New Wave legends Squeeze prepare to release a new album next year, lead singer Glenn Tilbrook is reveling in the recording process. "We're going to do a batch of recording when we get back and another batch in October," he explained. "I have a studio – it's one of the benefits of having […]

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  • Diehard Coachella Fans Double Down on This Year's Fest

    'It's hard to get in twice,' says one loyal attendee. 'It's hard to endure twice.'

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  • Kasabian Share their dinosaur knowledge

    The anthemic English rockers Kasabian have enjoyed plenty of highlights in 2012 already: they were nominated for Best British Group at the Brit Awards (an honor they won in 2010), they perfected their pouts performing for America's fashion elite at New York Fashion Week and they delivered rambunctious sets during both weekends of Coachella. However, […]

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  • Fanfarlo Battle car trouble at Coachella

    During the first weekend of Coachella, Fanfarlo traveled all the way from their native London only to be felled by car trouble outside the event grounds. "We were gutted because there were so many good bands on Friday. We wanted to see Pulp and Mazzy Star and all these bands," lamented singer-guitarist Simon Balthazar at […]

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  • Grouplove Play matchmaker for fans

    Grouplove singer Hannah Hooper may have been battling laryngitis by the second weekend of Coachella, but the band's festival experience was triumphant nonetheless. "Aside from losing our voices, I'd say the second weekend of Coachella was amazing," noted drummer Ryan Rabin backstage at Rolling Stone's Rock Room party. The pop-rockers, who are about to embark on […]

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  • The Hives Welcome stage wounds at Coachella

    The Hives Welcome Stage Wounds

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  • Gary Clark Jr. On his hometown 'holiday'

    Gary Clark Jr. On His Hometown 'Holiday'

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