Editor's Note: Coachella Music Festival split into two weekends for 2013. Read on for the best of Weekend One, from writers at our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Karen O's Outfit
Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor ... More >>
Editor's Note: Coachella Music Festival split into two weekends for 2013. Read on for the worst of Weekend One, from writers at our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Daft Punk Fake-Out
Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Becaus ... More >>
Editor's Note: The following is a review of Earl Sweatshirt's set last night at Coachella, via our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Earl Sweatshirt
April 12, 2013
It was past midnight in Coachella's Gobi Tent when Tyler, the Creator climbed the scaffolding like a gargoyle. He clung to the meta ... More >>
[UPDATE: The complete lineup is now on page two of this post.]
Right now, even as I type this, Weird Al Yankovic is in the midst of a three-hour long live streaming video announcement for this year's Bonnaroo Festival, a four-day event that takes place every year in Manchester, Tennessee. As one wh ... More >>
The line-up for Coachella 2013 has been announced! Those who have been paying attention know there has been fakes, even a rumor that the Rolling Stones would headline (not the case) but this time the announcement is real-deal official.
Headliners for the outdoor festival will be the Stone Roses and ... More >>
September 14, 2012
NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache.
I never get headaches, but holy shit. I think my brain is rebelling against my body. I just left the Pageant, where I've had a pack of loud, rambunctious teenagers screaming at me for the last hour and a ... More >>
Tonight marks the first time that the rowdy Los Angeles hip hop collective Odd Future makes a stop in St. Louis, on a tour that is also the first that member and standout lyricist Earl Sweatshirt is able to attend. For a large portion of Odd Future's hype-laden ascent, Earl (whose real name is Thebe ... More >>
Friday dominates the hell out of this week's picks, which has never happened before, in my tenure. I'm not sure what to make of that really; we are still running numbers and engaging in statistical analysis at the RFT Music laboratories, in an attempt to explain the anomaly.
Hooten Hollers big 45 ... More >>
Under normal circumstances I despise inane small talk and "how's the weather" chatter, but for the purposes of filling these show-pick-posts' opening paragraphs with content, its a consistent fallback. That said, I wore a jacket outside this weekend! WHOA HOLY SHIT.
Sometimes I think I could write ... More >>
Odd Future has just announced a show on September 14 at the Pageant. The members of the rambunctious skate-rap collective that will be in the house are Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance or $27.50 day of show -- the ... More >>
Now that Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt is apparently back from Samoa, one of the music world's biggest mysteries is over. This means we can turn our attention to other matters. Such as this: Just who is sneaking all the indie-rock questions into Jeopardy!?
In the past month, Jeopardy! contestan ... More >>
Home at last.As first reported by LA Weekly, the youthful new-west hip hop collective known as Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (AKA Odd Future or OFWGKTA for short, and OFWGKTADGAFLLBBLSBFBN for long) is finally seeing the triumphant return of (arguably) its most talented member. Earl Swea ... More >>
Sometimes the Iternets can put on one helluva flesh-and-blood show. Pitchfork Music Festival is run by the music blog of the same name, which just announced it's expanding to Paris this fall with an overseas version of the festival to be curated by (Everybody Loves) Bon Iver.
The American b ... More >>
Image via At this point, the story of Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt's disappearance seems to have lasted almost as long as his early career. The 17-year-old is known almost as much for his brash, aggressive and strictly NSFW lyrics as he is for the fact that almost no one knows exactly wh ... More >>