The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival.
They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentiful than food. And going to bed before 4 a.m. is considered an early night.
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See LA Weekly's complete Coachella coverage -- the top moments from Friday, April 20, four highlights from Saturday, April 21, including Black Lips' Biggie Smalls "hologram, and the five best things from Sunday, April 22.
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Crack reporter Dan Rather rockin' out like a freakin' hurricane.One of the biggest drags about living in South Florida is the fact that we don't experience a change of season. Save one ... The dreaded hurricane season.
It's bad enough we can't look forward to the leaves changing colors. Or bein ... More >>
Video still by Jennifer WeissArcade Fire's Win Butler in Haiti on March 29.On March 29, Arcade Fire lit up the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince with covers from Cyndi Lauper ("Girls Just Want to Have Fun"), the Rolling Stones ("The Last Time") and Creedence Clearwater Revival ("Who'll Stop the Ra ... More >>
Every dad hides out at the Hotel California.We all have dads. Some of us don't know our daddies, but it's the undeniable truth that we all have fathers, and almost all of them listen to some type of dad-rock band.
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Photo by Tom Craig/Seminole Hard RockJohn Fogerty at Hard Rock Live, April 22John FogertyHard Rock Live, HollywoodThursday, April 22, 2010When John Fogerty first initiated his roots rock ethos with Creedence Clearwater Revival some 42 years ago, the musical term Americana had yet to be used to de ... More >>
It was a Funky Friday at RevolutionThe Funky MetersWith King BeeRevolution Live, Fort LauderdaleFriday, April 16, 2010There was something in the air outside Revolution Live on Friday night. A steady drizzle mixed with the aroma of boiled crawfish provided by Fort Lauderdale's Shuck 'n Dive re ... More >>
Cat PowerMonday, July 13, 2009Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale
Better Than: Seeing Chan Marshall break down.
In the '90s, there was a lo-fi revival that positioned itself against what it saw as the pseudo-sensitivity of commercially-successful alternative rock in bands li ... More >>
The Purple One made a downpour sound goodFor us Floridians, a few consecutive days of rain can feel rather depressing. We're the Sunshine State, damn it, and demand clear, blue skies 365 days a year! To help get you through the gray gloom that lurks outside your window here's a highly subjective lis ... More >>
Critical respect has been a long time coming for the Eagles, who didn't exactly help their cause much with last year's mediocre double disc Long Road Out of Eden -- which, despite (or maybe due to) being available only at Wal-Mart, wound up as one of 2007's top-selling albums. The quintessential Ame ... More >>