Andy Hermann is a regular film contributor to the Village Voice,LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.
Juggalos know how to hustle. At their annual Gathering, just about anything you could ever possibly need to have a good time, from drugs and booze to more, uh, creative fare, is available for purchase from wicked clowns advertising their wares via...
Of all the ways I thought I would be describing my first Gathering of the Juggalos, "like my first rave" was not on the short list. But after less than 24 hours among the fans of Insane Clown Posse, that's how I'm feeling. It's like I've traveled ...
After a much-needed two-year hiatus from the madness that is Insane Clown Posse's annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival, we're happy to report that this year, our sister paper, L.A. Weekly, is off to Thornville, Ohio for the Gatherin...
5 years ago | Music Festivals
Among the many artists making their Coachella debuts this year, Mavis Staples undoubtedly has the most storied résumé. As a solo artist and former member of The Staples Singers, the 76-year-old's powerful voice has graced over five decades of...
5 years ago | Lists
After you've decided to start ranking all the acts on the Coachella lineup, there comes a moment when you realize you've made a terrible mistake. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is way too big, too ambitious in scale and scope, too so...
6 years ago | Music Festivals
It’s Friday night at EDC Las Vegas, and at the Circuit Grounds stage, as is the custom at all of today’s EDM events, the crowd is facing the DJ booth. There, high above the tightly packed dance floor, a Russian DJ named Arty builds the music to a ...