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  • Rebecca Black reflects on "Friday" while also looking ahead with the next chapter in her career in a new interview with AXS. 

    Interview: Rebecca Black finds a peaceful balance of looking back while forging ahead

    In 2011, Rebecca Black became famous for all the wrong reasons. There was never any scandal, she never got into trouble with the law or posted anything that she shouldn’t have on her Twitter. The only thing she did as an aspiring 13-year-old singer/songwriter was put out an uptempo pop song...
  • Want to work for this guy? Mac DeMarco is hiring an assistant to help run his fan club. 

    Mac Demarco is hiring an assistant who is proficient in memes

    Mac DeMarco has built a reputation in the world of indie rock as the people’s champion with his easygoing personality and overall willingness to have fun at his shows. So perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that on Monday, the Canadian singer-songwriter posted a job opportunity on his website in...
  • Interview: Tycho talks Coachella and what to expect on upcoming tour

    Interview: Tycho talks Coachella and what to expect on upcoming tour

    Tycho has been keeping busy in the past year, and he won't be slowing down anytime soon. Tycho is a project led by Scott Hansen, who produces, writes and even designs all of the music and live performances. During Tycho's live sets, a band is brought along on stage, and this year at one of the most...
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    The Avalanches translate sampling into live music magic at the Fonda

    The Avalanches don’t really write songs in the traditional sense. On both of their albums -- 2001’s brilliant, genre-smashing Since I Left You and last year’s long-awaited Wildflower -- the Australian group assembled thousands of samples into album-length mosaics that tumbled forward with the...
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    Future Islands open up and get down at KCRW's Apogee Session

    Samuel Herring of Future Islands could have been the greatest black metal singer of all time. Every so often, his frightening, full throated growl comes roaring out and even in his calmest moments, Herring prowls the stage like a caged jungle cat. The metal world’s loss is a boon for the rest of us...
  • Coachella was filled with new experiences for many first time attendees. 

    10 things you learn at your first Coachella

    It doesn't matter how many shows or festivals you've been to; there's only one Coachella. More than a mere music festival, Coachella is one of the most famous events in the world, period. For any self-respecting fan of live music, it's a pilgrimage one must eventually make. This year, AXS.com sent...
  • A ranking of all of the stages at Coachella 2017

    A ranking of all of the stages at Coachella 2017

    This year’s Coachella is the biggest yet. Another stage was added, the festival grounds were expanded and there were more passes sold than ever before. More than 100,000 people headed to Indio, Calif. for weekend one, and the same amount of people are getting ready to head to the desert for weekend...
  • Interview: Catching up with Tennis at Coachella about their new album, Denver music scene

    Interview: Catching up with Tennis at Coachella about their new album, Denver music scene

    On Friday at Coachella, husband/wife outfit Tennis graced the Mojave stage at 3:10 pm of the festival, where the duo made their Coachella debut. “I was at yoga and Patrick got the call (about playing Coachella) and Patrick skated to the yoga studio and got me and yelled ‘We’re playing Coachella...
  • Grace Mitchell talks songwriting, festivals and Lady Gaga with AXS during weekend one of Coachella.

    Interview: Grace Mitchell talks festival goals and Gaga's 'Joanne' at Coachella

    Alternative pop singer, Grace Mitchell, arrived onto the indie scene as one of the premiere up and coming artists with 2014’s Design and 2015’s Raceday  EPs. Three years later she’s performing at both weekends of Coachella with a solid growing catalog that includes the freshly released “NOW” and...
  • Kendrick Lamar releases video for 'DNA' featuring Don Cheadle

    Kendrick Lamar releases video for 'DNA' featuring Don Cheadle

    Fresh on the heels of releasing his fourth studio album DAMN., and headlining Coachella on April 16, critically acclaimed rapper Kendrick Lamar has shared the video for DAMN. track “DNA.” Directed by Nabil and the Little Homies, the thought provoking video opens with actor Don Cheadle interrogating...
  • British duo HONNE make Coachella debut, talk about performance

    British duo HONNE make Coachella debut, talk about performance

    HONNE, the British electro-soul duo made up of James Hatcher and Andy Clutterback are getting ready for a summer full of festivals—including the mother of all festivals—Coachella—which they played for the first time this past weekend. They hit the Mojave stage on the last day of weekend one at 5:3...
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    Photos: The Antarctic Dome is literally the coolest place at Coachella

    It was almost impossible to stay cool this past weekend at Coachella, but there was one spot on festival grounds where you could sit for a few minutes, take in the air conditioning all while watching an extremely trippy video clips. That place is HP's Antarctic Dome: a place where viewers got to...
  • AXS stopped into the the Coachella Record Store during weekend one to talk to the pop-up's curator, Alex Rodriguez. 

    Interview: Get to know the Coachella Record Store and its curator, Alex Rodriguez

    After one walks through the main entrance of Coachella and passes by the antarctic dome and the long line for the Ferris wheel, you’ll turn a corner off to the right and find the festival’s Record Store. From the outside, there’s nothing to really draw an excited festival goer into the small white...
  • Watch Broods chat about New Zealand, relationship with Joel Little and more

    Watch Broods chat about New Zealand, relationship with Joel Little and more

    BROODS, the brother/sister duo from New Zealand made their debut at Coachella this past weekend with an impressive 5:30 pm slot on Friday and AXS got to catch up with them right before they headed to the desert. Georgia and Caleb Nott have made their way from New Zealand to Los Angeles and have...
  • Lana Del Rey shared a new peace-driven song from her journey in the California woods after being inspired at Coachella. 

    Lana Del Rey shares snippet of new, Coachella-inspired song

    Lana Del Rey’s schedule is starting to get pretty busy at the moment. While the “Love” singer is preparing for the release of her upcoming Lust For Life album, she’s still managing to find time to relax and join her colleagues at Coachella over the weekend. It was during weekend one of the music...
  • Migos owned Coachella weekend 1 without even being on the lineup

    Migos owned Coachella weekend 1 without even being on the lineup

    Weekend one of Coachella is a wrap, and while we all are recovering from an extremely long, but incredible, weekend of some of truly talented artists, there's one thing we all can't stop talking about: Migos. The trio, whose hit "Bad and Boujee" is one of the most catching anthems of the past year...
  • April 13-16: Vestal Village combines the heart of music and community, bringing to life an extraordinary desert oasis.

    Vestal Village: Coachella Valley’s hidden oasis

    Tucked away in the outskirts of Palm Springs, just a stone’s throw away from where the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was happening over the weekend, lived a dreamy destination known as Vestal Village. Nestled in the middle of Lake Cahuilla, the picturesque mountain views and the beautiful...
  • Photo Courtesy of PrettyLittleThing

    Hollywood comes to Coachella Valley in style for The Pretty Little Playground Party

    With most of the population of California invading Coachella Valley over the course of two weekends, it’s only natural that when Hollywood shows up, they do it in style. The first weekend was a success and Friday night, April 14, brought in a celebration like no other. PAPER Magazine partnered with...
  • Lady Gaga's 'The Cure' tops iTunes charts following Coachella debut

    Lady Gaga's 'The Cure' tops iTunes charts following Coachella debut

    Pop superstar Lady Gaga released her new song "The Cure" on April 15. Following the song's live debut at Coachella, she put out the studio version on digital platforms. After Beyoncé's pregnancy news, Lady Gaga stepped in for her as a headliner at this year's Coachella music festival. In the setlist...
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    Jamie xx, Four Tet, Sampha and more take flight at Young Turks in Palm Springs

    The Palm Springs area is absolutely filthy with live music over the next few weeks, whether or not you’re going to Coachella or Stagecoach. The bonus shows got off to a tremendous start on Thurs. April 13, when Ben UFO, Four Tet, Jamie xx, Sampha, Francis and the Lights and Kamaiyah rocked the Palm...
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