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COACHELLA: DAY 3

by Scott Iasillo Day 3 was the big one. The day that had the best acts, the best variety, and a less congested crowd. With all these good things comes the problem of missing certain sets. Do I catch Spoon and then try to make it in time for Sly Stone? Does Phoenix get more [...]

COACHELLA: DAY 2

by Scott Iasillo Day 2, a day that really did not have the affirming promise of live acts as day 1 and day 3 gave me. With that said, I was extremely surprised at what I witnessed. Perhaps going into a music festival with no demanding expectations is the proper way to enjoy such a [...]

COACHELLA: DAY 1

by Scott Iasillo Coachella is amongst us folks, and in my 4th year at the Indio, California festival I felt it was necessary to witness all three days of music and art (mainly because they only sold 3-day passes). With that said, here’s a breakdown of the artists I caught on day 1,  including the likes [...]

GORILLAZ: PLASTIC BEACH

by kellio The long-awaited followup to the Gorillaz‘ 2005 Album Demon Days is fast approaching. Titled Plastic Beach, the group’s third LP drops on March 8th and you can pre-order it here. The first single is called “Stylo” and features Bobby Womack and Mos Def. Gorillaz will also be headlining this years’ Coachella in April.

QC INTERVIEW: BRIAN BORCHERDT OF HOLY FUCK

by cheryl santa maria From rural Yarmouth, Nova Scotia to the bustling streets of Toronto, Ontario, Brian Borcherdt has left his mark in Canada’s musical landscape. His career began in the mid-nineties, christened by the establishment of Dependent Music — an artist collective/label that he founded — as well as his participation in a successful indie outfit [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: 4/22

by charles poladian After Coachella, it seems like everyone is trying to catch their breath. Another big festival is in the news, and there’s always something brewing on the concert scene. There are also amazing new tracks from Major Lazer and Sonic Youth. The Major Lazer jam features Santogold and it’s something otherworldly. So without [...]

COACHELLA WARS

by rico tico FRI: Beirut vs. Girl Talk  Girl Talk @ 9:00 Beirut @ 8:30 View Results SAT: Thievery Corp vs. Fleet Foxes  Fleet Foxes @ 7:25 Thievery Corporation @ 7:40 View Results … Arguably the biggest American festival, Coachella‘s headliners in ‘09 are Sir Paul McCartney, The Killers, and The Cure. Below them are [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL: APRIL 15TH

by charles poladian Great start to the week, with the not-so secret Yeah Yeah Yeahs show at Santos and The Dead Weather hitting Bowery Ballroom. The end of the week promises big things too, with Coachella, a festival you may have heard of. We get this week’s indie news reel rolling after the jump.. Artist: [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: MONDAY 7/21

by rubina pop I was jubilant to find the mp3 to Metric’s acoustic performance of Gimme Sympathy at Coachella this year. It’s hard not to listen to it twice in a row. Thanks to That lightning bolt was mine for posting it. GIMME SYMPATHY (ACOUSTIC) BY METRIC: