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Jay-Z, Muse, MGMT to headline Coachella

January 19, 2010 | By Lance Fiasco

NEW YORK – Jay-Z will bring his “Empire State of Mind” to the West Coast for Coachella this year.


Arctic Monkeys drop media-shy stance for new CD

March 24, 2007 | By Lance Fiasco

The sophomore slump. Second-year blues. The “difficult” second album. None of these phrases are in Alex Turner’s vocabulary. As frontman for the Arctic Monkeys, one of Britain’s most successful and important bands of the decade, Turner is unfazed by the pitfalls of following up a zeitgeist-shaping debut. “Was it a difficult album to record? No,” […]


Bjork's Pit, Beck's Set Among Few Surprises At Risk-Free Coachella – Review

April 30, 2002 | By Lance Fiasco

To the left, a full moon illuminated a row of palm trees swaying in a mellow breeze as the Beta Band played their melodic pop. To the right, a red sun set over a gorgeous mountain range as Siouxsie and the Banshees wrapped up their first festival performance in more than seven years. Ahead, DJ […]


Jane's Addiction Record New LP At Rapid-Fire Pace

April 30, 2002 | By Lance Fiasco

While it took more than a decade for Jane’s Addiction to decide to work on a fourth proper studio album, after less than one month of recording together the LP is nearly completed. “It’s going tremendous,” Jane’s frontman Perry Farrell said Sunday. “In three weeks’ time, we’ve recorded eight songs. The only reason we stopped […]


Strokes, Perry Farrell, Cake, More Join Coachella Lineup

February 27, 2002 | By Lance Fiasco

Cake, Pete Yorn, the Strokes, Perry Farrell and a Siouxsie and the Banshees reunion are among the additions to the third Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Organizers for the two-day concert, scheduled for Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California, on April 27 and 28, have also added dozens of electronic music acts, including Sandra Collins […]