How Do Rappers Handle “Nigga” During the Rise of White-Dominated Festivals?

This past March in Amsterdam, Oddisee—a D.C. rapper whose music often wrestles with sociopolitical themes—had a surreal experience. During a performance, he spotted a white…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2017

Watch Radiohead’s Full Coachella Set

Weeks after releasing a 20th anniversary reissue of their classic 1997 album OK Computer, Radiohead have posted their full set from Coachella 2017’s second weekend to…
Taylor Berman / July 7, 2017

Migos Want to Meet the Very Good Coachella Dancing Kid

This week, a video of a very good kid dancing to Migos' "Bad and Boujee" atop his dad's shoulders at Coachella has been making rounds on…
Emma May / April 21, 2017

Here’s a Good Reason to Hang Out With Post Malone

I mostly live for TMZ roundups, like their new account of Post Malone's recent exploits at Coachella: "POST MALONE: It Ain't Coachella Until I GET MY 10,000 POPEYES BISCUITS!!"
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 17, 2017

Man Who Stole 100 Phones at Coachella Caught After Victims Use GPS to Track Him Across Festival Grounds

Did you pull any regrettable but actually sort of impressive stunts this weekend? If so, you have a competitor in the man arrested at Coachella on Friday afternoon with more…
Anna Gaca / April 17, 2017

Drake Posts, Then Deletes, Accusation of Racial Profiling at Exclusive Club in the Coachella Valley

While in California for his drop-in performance during Future's Coachella set this weekend, Drake evidently had a bad experience at the Madison Club in La Quinta,…
Andy Cush / April 17, 2017

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform DAMN. Tracks Live for the First Time at Coachella

In the end, Sunday did not bring the second Kendrick Lamar album that some conspirators had zealously predicted. However, the Compton star did perform some of his DAMN. tracks live…
Brian Josephs / April 17, 2017

Watch Lorde Debut New Song “Homemade Dynamite” At Coachella

Last night, Lorde performed in the coveted one-down-from-headliner spot at the last night of the Coachella festival. Lorde, of course, has the new album Melodrama…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / April 17, 2017

Here’s the Coachella 2017 Livestream Featuring Radiohead, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, and More

Friday is the first day of Coachella's first weekend, and you can watch the action live via three different streams from the California festival's stage all…
Anna Gaca / April 14, 2017

Coachella 2017 Schedule Announced

This morning, the schedule for 2017's Coachella was announced. On the two Fridays, Radiohead, Father John Misty, the xx and others will take the stage. Saturdays will…
Geena Kloeppel / April 12, 2017

Coachella Probably Wouldn’t Be the Best Place to See Kate Bush, Anyways

A profile of Coachella booking head Paul Tollett in this week's The New Yorker made the passing claim that Tollett advocated against booking Kate Bush for…
Jeremy Gordon / April 11, 2017

Kate Bush Says She Was Never in Talks to Play Coachella After All

A profile of Coachella's head of booking Paul Tollett in The New Yorker this week makes the passing claim that Tollett advocated against booking Kate Bush…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 11, 2017

Coachella Could’ve Booked Kate Bush’s First Ever U.S. Performance, But It Didn’t Think Anyone Would “Understand It”

Ever wondered how the font size and line order is chosen on the infinitely-parodied, now-iconic Coachella poster? A new New Yorker profile of Coachella founder…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 10, 2017

Coachella 2017 Livestream Will Include Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead, Lady Gaga

Select performances at the first weekend of Coachella will once again be free to stream online, including headlining acts Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead, and Lady Gaga. Other streamable…
Anna Gaca / April 4, 2017

Coachella Is Getting a Marijuana “Oasis”

Just because marijuana is legal in a state doesn't mean it's legal at a music festival; Coachella attendees are officially prohibited from bringing drugs on…
Jeremy Gordon / March 28, 2017
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