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Coachella’s radius clause details leaks in ongoing legal battle

An ongoing legal battle with a Portland-based music event has forced Coachella organizers to reveal the radius clause they impose on artists playing the Southern California mega-festival. The complaint in the plaintiff’s civil case against Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. originally claimed the unfair radius clause extended to five Western states — California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and Arizona. […]

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Coachella’s radius clause details leaks in ongoing legal battle

An ongoing legal battle with a Portland-based music event has forced Coachella organizers to reveal the radius clause they impose on artists playing the Southern California mega-festival. The complaint in the plaintiff’s civil case against Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. originally claimed the unfair radius clause extended to five Western states — California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and Arizona. […]

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Listen to ZHU’s surprise Blacklizt techno set live from Coachella’s Do LaB stage

One of the indisputable highlights of Coachella’s 2018 run was ZHU’s surprise appearance at the California festival’s Do LaB stage, where the Ringo’s Desert Pt. 1 producer delivered a deliciously dark techno set, much to the pleasure of the electronic music aficionados in attendance. Recorded in full thanks to Do LaB, the set has now […]

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Coachella announces 2019 festival dates, advance sale information

Coachella is slated to celebrate its 20-year anniversary in 2019 and has unveiled the dates for the event two decades in the making. The festival’s first weekend is set to take place once again at the Empire Polo Club in Indio California from April 12 through April 14, with weekend two taking place April 19 through 21. Tickets […]

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Illenium x Said the Sky x 1788-L Yields a must-listen

Illenium took the stage at Coachella for the first time this spring, and his live performance was nothing short of head turning. In celebration of his first performance in the Indio Valley, Illenium dropped a mashup of two hit tracks off of his sophomore album, Awake. The edit includes elements of the Kerli featured, ‘Sound Of Walking […]

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Looking back on Coachella: A festival that eloquently mirrors our post-EDM world

It’s not hard to find electronic music at Coachella. In fact, one could argue it’s the new star of the show.  A newly-minted superstar Skrillex played his first set at the festival in 2011, joining other rising legends like Steve Angello and Afrojack in welcoming an imminent paradigm shift for the future of dance music […]

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Artists at Coachella and beyond remember Avicii in live tributes

News of Avicii‘s passing hit the dance music fans hard on April 20, 2018. His time came far too soon, at the age of 28 — just two years after the Swedish producer retired from tour life to recover from physical and mental health deterioration. The tragedy once more brought to light the destructive and […]

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2018 Coachella Weekend 1 Highlights and Weekend 2 Preview

As a regular attendee of Coachella for the last 7 years, I’ve seen plenty of changes at the festival. 2018 was no different. The last few years have seen the festival transition from something big to something enormous. With this growth and scale some plenty of improvements, as well as inevitable challenges. At the end […]

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[LISTEN] Oshi releases new track citing he will delete it within a day

Oshi has released a new track, “h a p p i n e s s,” ahead of playing at the famed Coachella this weekend. On his Twitter page, he notes that he will probably delete the track within a day because it is a ‘throw away song.’ The track’s elaborate combination of instrumentals, synthesized vocal accents, […]

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Rita Ora: Kygo’s ‘It Ain’t Me’ was written about me

Rita Ora stood in for Selena Gomez during Kygo’s live performance of the Gomez-assisted single, “It Ain’t Me,” at Coachella. “We have been trying to work together for awhile, and he just called me and I couldn’t say no,” Ora said. “He asked if I could do him the favor of singing the song, and […]

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A-Trak uploads 90 minute disco set from Coachella Weekend 1

Weekend one of Coachella 2018 was certainly one for the books, and DA has faithfully recapped what ensued throughout the first weekend. A low key A-Trak, however, sneakily performed a groovy, 90-minute disco set at a pool party in Palm Springs. At The Do-Over‘s Sunday afternoon event, A-Trak hit the decks for straight disco-vibes and has released a […]

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WATCH: Snakehips release trippy third video from ‘Stay At Home Tapes’

UK production duo, Snakehips, have released Act 3 from their three-part series of “mini movies” that accompany their latest EP, Stay At Home Tapes.  The EP features vintage-sounding Snakehips, reverting a great deal back towards their hip-hop roots, and with vocals from artists like Jeremih, St. Rulez, and Jay Prince–the last of which recently accompanying the duo […]

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Eminem brings out 50 Cent, ODESZA has their crowning moment & more: Everything that happened at Coachella Day 3

The 19th annual edition of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is officially in the books. After Beyoncé handed over her empowering main stage performance on Saturday night, fans probably wondered if the final day of Coachella could ever be as iconic. Fortunately for all, Coachella is a festival that always seems to top itself. Marquee acts […]

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Barclay Crenshaw blesses Coachella with beat-heavy Bon Iver renegade cut, releases it as free DL

Self-proclaimed bass daddy, Barclay Crenshaw, the extraterrestrial-steeped hip-hop alter-ego of Claude VonStroke, closed out Coachella‘s Gobi Tent on the first weekend’s final night. In what can only be described as an over-the-top delivery of high frequencies and off-kilter, bass-driven meanderings, Crenshaw was in top form. Though much of his background is in jungle and drum-n-bass, Crenshaw still infuses his musical […]

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Apparently Justin Bieber punched a man at a Coachella after party for grabbing a woman’s throat

Justin Beiber had himself quite a weekend at Coachella. Though he’s still yet to appear on the poster himself, the Canadian superstar has made his fair share of appearances. This weekend seems to top all the rest, however. For one thing, he met Mason Ramsey, the Walmart yodeling kid who made his much-hyped debut thanks […]

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Louis the Child debut unreleased remix of Khalid’s ‘Love Lies’ at Coachella [Watch]

Louis the Child have followed the release of their new single, “Better Not” with a brand new and unreleased remix of Khalid’s Normani feature, “Love Lies.” The DJ duo debuted their future bass tinged take on the track during their Saturday evening Coachella set. Louis the Child did not divulge any information regarding a drop […]

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Beyoncé takes the throne, Ekali sends it, David Byrne rewrites history & more: Here’s everything that happened at Coachella day 2

Ekali played to a packed Sahara tent in the middle of the afternoon As if closing out the Do LaB tent wasn’t enough of an achievement, Ekali’s Sahara tent set was a testament to his massive growth and range as a producer. With over 20,000 in attendance, it’s for certain that Ekali’s destined for a monumental […]

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Walmart yodeling kid makes his Coachella debut during Whethan set

Eleven-year-old Mason Ramsey, aka the “yodeling boy,” skyrocketed to social media fame last week with a video of him yodeling in his local Walmart, which went viral overnight. On Thursday, rumors followed that Ramsey would make an surprise guest appearance during any number of artists’ sets at Coachella Music Valley Music & Arts Festival. Rumors, as it […]

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