While we’re waiting for Kate Bush’s recently announced first tour in 35 years, Solange surprised Coachella audiences with an awesome… Read More
Just like that, the first weekend of Coachella 2014 has come and gone, and now all we have left are a few hipster jokes and the lingering sensation that there’s a feather headband out there biding its time until next year (or next weekend). The three-day music festival featured 169 performances by bands, solo artists, and DJs, but through the massive lineup of acts, there are a few moments that stand out. Don’t worry if you weren’t there — you can watch them online, sans dust and… Read More
Hootie hoo, y’all. Outkast’s 1.5 hour set from Coachella is now available for your viewing pleasure.
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This weekend, the Internet will be overtaken by Coachella, but for now we can enjoy other worldly delights — a Peter Dinklage AMA, the prospect of a sci-fi Ayn Rand musical, some love for Pavement’s Wowee Zowee — in today’s link roundup. … Read More
There are certain conventions in the music industry, and one of them is that everyone has to make a show of being very excited about festival line-ups. So it went this week, when the line-up for Coachella was announced, featuring a reunited Outkast, two determinedly vanilla co-headliners (Muse and Arcade Fire), and a tidal wave of other bands that tries to cover every possible stylistic base — from Bryan Ferry to Waxahatchee, The Cult to Factory Floor, Nas to Laurent Garnier. It’s kind of like the Costco of music consumption experiences — you pony up once a year and get the chance to see pretty much every band you could conceivably want to see, in bulk. It’s the show you go to if you don’t go to shows any more. … Read More
Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers each recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed the most in the past seven days. Click through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments. … Read More
Craig Ferguson once said, “I do love America, and LA is a very short commute to America. It’s, like, half an hour on the plane.” It’s true, too; California is like a country of its own, one with the eighth largest economy in the world. Here in Los Angeles, that means a wide array of adventures — from surfing and sun-worship to hiking, skiing, and city-based happenings — but it can all get a little overwhelming at times. Enter Flavorpill’s beautiful new city-based culture guide — an open platform where anyone can create and share local happenings. Follow events from the entire community, including suggestions from Flavorpill’s very own editors and curators. Below are our own recommendations for this week, hand-picked by yours truly, aka Managing Editor of Flavorpill Los Angeles. Enjoy, and don’t forget to check out the new Flavorpill. We hope to see you there. … Read More