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KCRW’s Coachella Chats: Pretty Lights, Aesop Rock, Deap Valley, Three O’Clock and More

Posted April 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,458 views]
kcrw car desert

Coachella weekend (or should I say “weekends”) is a virtual local holiday for the serious live music fan, drawing thousands of excited concert-goers to the sunny polo fields of Indio.
This year, cheers of “The Stone Roses!” “Phoenix!” “Jurassic 5!” and “The Postal Service!!” could be heard across the internet once the lineup was announced, and you’d have to be a musical Scrooge not to …

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An Introduction to The Stone Roses

Posted April 5, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 4,395 views]

When Coachella announced it’s 2013 headliners I immediately shouted for joy at the prospect of seeing Ian Brown, Mani, Reni and John Squire perform “I Am The Resurrection” LIVE! “THE STONE ROSES,” I tweeted repeatedly out of excitement! I jumped out of my chair and jumped out into the office looking for someone to high five. No one was there.
At lunch, I mentioned it …

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Behind the Scenes: Chronicles from the Coachella Photo Pit

Posted April 18, 2012 by | 3 Comments | 6,738 views]
Jimmy Cliff and Tim Armstrong by Piper Ferguson

Piper Ferguson is an LA-based photographer and I asked her to share her favorite photos from the first weekend of Coachella, as well as the stories behind how she grabbed them!
Pulp – I’ve never been more excited to see a band at Coachella as I was to see Pulp on Friday night.  We weren’t able to enter the photo pit until the 4th song …

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Photos from Weekend 1 of Coachella by Mr Turk

Posted April 16, 2012 by | 2 Comments | 4,322 views]
Fitz and the Tantrums -- local favorites played to a HUGE crowd

I experienced Coachella from afar, watching my Twitter and Facebook feeds for updates and reading coverage from Pop & Hiss, Soundcheck, and more. As everyone settles back into post-Coachella life, it’s still fun to relive it via photos so here are a few courtesy of KCRW DJ Anne Litt’s Coachella buddy Mr. Turk.
(We’ll have more from photographer Piper Ferguson later this week AND …

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Modeselektor: Coachella 2012

Posted April 13, 2012 by | 11 Comments | 9,211 views]

Part of a wave of spectacularly talented producers in late 90s early 00s Berlin, Modeselektor were magnetized by Ellen Allien, forged by her BPitchControl label, and consequently became the third angle in a holy trinity of sumptuous minimal techno which included Apparat and Allien herself.
Although they haven’t achieved “household name” status, within the last decade they’ve garnered the attention of and ended up remixing Bjork and Radiohead. Pretty good relationships that have …

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Coachella 2011 – Anne Litt’s Photographed Impressions – photos by Jonathan Skow

Posted April 20, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 3,593 views]

This year was the 12th installment of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and remarkably the first one I’ve ever attended. Looking back, I’m not exactly sure why, other than the fact that I hold down the fort at KCRW on the weekends and Coachella weekend is always a really fun one to be on the air since we entertain a lot …

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Coachella 2011 – Taryn’s Moments to Remember

Posted April 19, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 5,022 views]

By KCRW Volunteer Taryn Olsen
I’d be surprised if anybody could write anything to accurately sum up the experience of being at Coachella. There’s just too much to say about it – the booming sounds from the Do Lab, the funky artwork all over the grounds, the fashion of Coachella-goers, the seemingly endless buffet of great music – the list goes on and on.
That being …

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Coachella 2011 – Betsy’s Moments to Remember

Posted April 18, 2011 by | 2 Comments | 4,021 views]

By KCRW Social Media host, Betsy Moyer
Crowds are tough and the sun isn’t always kind – but there is something magical about the spectacle that is Coachella. Here were my moments to remember.
The Bike Rides
How you lodge in the desert makes all the difference. I very luckily got a spot in a great rental home in La Quinta. It was about 4 miles from …

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Coachella Preview in Photos: By Piper Ferguson

Posted April 14, 2011 by | 1 Comment | 8,153 views]

Piper Ferguson has photographed a ridiculous number of incredible bands, capturing their essence in her own unique way. I ran into the LA photographer at SXSW in Austin and realized a visual preview of Coachella would be a great way to spotlight her work. She tells us some stories and shares some of her favorite shots below.

1. The Swell Season – I’ve been fortunate …

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Coachella Preview! Cut Copy Tours Behind New Album Zonoscope

Posted January 26, 2011 by | 2 Comments | 4,376 views]

From KCRW volunteer Sierra Drucker —
After a decade of making music together, Cut Copy have branded their own unique form of new wave, post punk dance jams.
Zonoscope, the third official studio album from the Australian electropop group, features a remarkable depiction of New York City engulfed by a waterfall courtesy of the late Tsunehisa Kimura.  This exploration of the surreal embodies the 11 stand-alone …

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