Tag Archives: Coachella

Coachella Founder Donates $1M To Elton John AIDS Foundation After Years Of Funding Anti-LGBT Groups

Variety reports: Phil Anschutz, chairman of the live music giant Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), has taken no small amount of criticism since it was revealed that his private family foundation had donated to organizations with anti-LGBT agendas. But today the Elton John AIDS Foundation announced that Anschutz has donated $1 million dollars to support its LGBT Fund. According to Freedom …

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Coachella Owner Still Donating To Anti-LGBT Groups

The New York Daily News reports: Coachella co-owner Philip Anschutz has once again come under scrutiny for bankrolling right-wing, anti-LGBTQ organizations at odds with the progressively minded music festival. A new tax filing shows The Anschutz Foundation donated at least $325,000 between Dec. 2015 and Nov. 2016 to organizations with an explicit anti-LGBTQ mission, which was first reported by Pitchfork. …

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Coachella Announces 2016 Lineup

It’s a year of reunions for the headliners. Via Billboard: Coachella announced its official lineup for 2016 on Monday (Jan. 4), with headliners Guns N’ Roses, LCD Soundsystem and Calvin Harris atop the bill. The two-weekend festival is scheduled for April 15-17 and 22-24. A Guns N’ Roses reunion for the event had previously been confirmed to Billboard via multiple …

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Jungle At Coachella 2015

Last night I was bouncing between Coachella’s three live-stream channels and landed on the show by British nu-soul collective Jungle, who are justifiably described as Massive Attack meets Brand New Heavies. Jungle has a well-deserved reputation for being a great concert act, so you might enjoy this rendition of their 2014 single, Busy Earnin’. (Especially the percussionist.)

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Coachella 2014 Lineup Announced

Billboard reports: Outkast will headline on Friday April 11 and 18; Muse on Saturday April 12 and 19; and Arcade Fire on Sunday April 13 and 20. Other major names include Queens of the Stone Age, Beck, Lorde, HAIM, Ellie Goulding, Pet Shop Boys, The Replacements, Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Neutral Milk Hotel, Lana Del Rey, MGMT, and a previously announced …

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Coachella 2013 Line-Up Announced

If you embiggen the image you’ll see that one of the bands slated for Friday is Deathfix, the new collaboration between Blowoff DJ/remixer Rich Morel and Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty, who has also toured with Bob Mould.  Spin Magazine describes Deathfix: Their self-titled LP debut is out February 19 on Dischord, and the first taste comes in the form of …

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Coachella 2013 Goes All Holograms

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Coachella 2012 Lineup Announced

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Coh-A-Chella

All these years I’ve been saying it “Coach-ella.” The thing you learn watching Looney Tunes at 6am….

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Coachella 2011 Lineup Announced

(Via – Towleroad)

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Coachella Tribute To Grace Jones

JMG reader Jeb was there when the Gossip, LCD Soundsystem, and Tashi Condelee performed Pull Up To The Bumper as a tribute to Grace Jones, who was a last minute cancellation at Coachella.

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2010 Coachella Lineup Announced

Coachella just released their list of performers for this year’s festival. Artists of note include Grace Jones, La Roux, Deadmau5, Public Image Limited, LCD Soundsystem, The Specials, Echo & The Bunnymen, Devo, Hot Chip, John Waters, Kaskade, MGMT, The Specials, Orbital, Yo La Tengo, Little Boots, Gary Numan, Tiesto, and Benny Benassi. (My “performers of note” may differ from yours, …

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New Wainwright Album Drops In May

Gay heartthrob Rufus Wainwright’s new self-produced album, Release The Stars, (executive producer Neil Tennant) will be released in May, following his April appearance at Coachella. The album was mixed by Marius De Vries (Madonna, Melanie C, Kylie Minogue). With De Vries’ client history and with Neil Tennant as exec producer, I’m very curious how Wainwright’s sound might change on Release …

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