January 19th, 2010

Coachella Lineup Announced

Coachella Lineup Announced

Gorillaz, Jay-Z, and Muse will headline Coachella, set to take place from April 16-18 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Other key acts scheduled to appear include The Soft Pack, Deer Tick, The Almighty Defenders, The Avett Brothers, Pavement, Thom Yorke, Spoon, King Khan & The Shrines, and Sly & the Family Stone. Sunday looks like the strongest day for music. Find the complete 2010 lineup above.

Individual tickets go on sale this Friday, January 22nd. Layaway tickets for three-day passes are available through February 15th.

MP3: King Khan and The Shrines – Tell Me
MP3: Pavement – The Killing Moon (Echo & The Bunnymen)
MP3: Deer Tick – Easy
MP3: The Almighty Defenders – Bow Down And Die
MP3: Thom Yorke – The Eraser
MP3: The Soft Pack – Answer to Yourself
MP3: Spoon – Metal School
MP3: Deerhunter – Never Stops



April 19th, 2009

Rollo & Grady // Sunday Coachella Picks

Rollo & Grady // Sunday Coachella Picks

Meixcan Sound Institute
Time: 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Stage: Outdoor Theatre
MP3: Mexican Institute of Sound – Dub-A el Tiempo Es Muy Largo

No Age
Time: 1:45pm – 2:30pm
Stage: Mojave
MP3: No Age – Ripped Knees

Okkervil River
Time: 2:35pm – 3:25pm
Stage: Coachella

Sebastien Tellier
Time: 3:25pm – 4:15pm
Stage: Gobi
MP3: S├ębastien Tellier – Look

Brian Jonestown Massacre
Time: 4:00pm – 4:55pm
Stage: Mojave
MP3: Brian Jonestown Massacre – Hide and Seek (Live On WFMU)

Rollo & Grady // Sunday Coachella Picks



April 17th, 2009

Patterson Hood // New Album – Murdering Oscar

Patterson Hood // New Album   Murdering Oscar
Patterson Hood @ ACL – 2008 (Photo Rollo & Grady)

Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood is streaming two new songs from his solo album, Murdering Oscar – due out June 23rd. Head over to his Myspace page to stream the tracks (click here).

The Drive-By Truckers are playing twice tomorrow at Coachella. One as DBT and the other backing Booker T. for his set. I plan on catching both.



April 16th, 2009

Rollo & Grady // Friday Coachella Picks

Rollo & Grady // Friday Coachella Picks

Due to budgetary constraints, Rollo & Grady will not be attending tomorrow’s festivities in Indio. If I were attending the event, I would catch the shows listed below. Truth be told, I most likely wouldn’t roll in until People Under The Stairs set. The Black Keys is the can’t miss show of the day, followed by N.A.S.A.

Alberta Cross
Time: 1:25pm – 2:10pm
Stage: Outdoor Theatre

Ryan Bingham
Time: 2:20pm – 2:40pm
Stage: Gobi

People Under The Stairs
Time: 3:05pm – 3:55pm
Stage: Gobi
People Under The Stairs – Same Beat (The Wesley Rap)

Beer Break

M. Ward
Time: 4:55pm – 5:45pm
Stage: The Outdoor Theatre
M. Ward – Bye Bye Love [Demo]

*Cut M.’s set short to make my way over to The Black Keys
Rollo & Grady // Friday Coachella Picks



April 16th, 2009

The Kills // Re-Release – Keep On Your Mean Side

The Kills // Re Release   Keep On Your Mean Side

The Kills have announced that they will re-release their 2003 debut album, Keep On Your Mean Side, and will include five B-sides on the new version. The album will be available on May 5th. I highly recommend adding this record to your collection.

Track-Listing:
Superstition
Cat Claw
Pull A U
Kissy Kissy
Fried My Little Brains
Hand
Hitched
Black Rooster
Wait
Fuck The People
Monkey23
Gypsy Death & You

The Kills // Re Release   Keep On Your Mean Side



April 16th, 2009

Greyhound // Coachella – Brown-Bag Special

Greyhound // Coachella   Brown Bag Special

PRNewswire — Greyhound is offering a $39 round-trip fare for customers traveling to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. This one-time discounted fare is available Thursday, April 16 through Tuesday, April 21 for customers traveling to Indio, Calif., or Palm Springs, Calif., from several Southern California cities.

“We are excited to be able to provide transportation to music and art enthusiasts who want to travel to the Coachella Festival,” said Gary Graley, vice president, revenue development. “We understand these are difficult economic times and customers are looking for ways to save money, and Greyhound has a long standing history of providing safe and economical travel.”

Discounted tickets for the festival are available in the following cities in California only:

* Anaheim
* Claremont
* El Monte
* Glendale
* Hollywood
* Indio
* Los Angeles
* Long Beach
* North Hollywood
* Norwalk
* Palm Springs
* San Fernando
* Santa Ana



April 15th, 2009

Traffic Advisory for Coachella

Traffic Advisory for Coachella

The Indio Police Department has issued a traffic advisory from 10 a.m. Friday through midnight Sunday during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo grounds.

If they are not attending the concert, Indio police advise drivers to avoid traffic delays by steering clear of:

Jefferson Street, southbound, from Indio Boulevard to Avenue 52
Monroe Street, southbound, from I-10 to Avenue 52
Highway 111 at Jefferson Street
Highway 111 at Monroe Street
I-10 exit eastbound at Jefferson Street
I-10 exit eastbound at Monroe Street

Road closures:
Avenue 49 at Monroe Street
Avenue 50 between Jackson Street and Madison Street
Hjorth Street between Avenue 49 and Avenue 50
Madison Street between Avenue 49 and Avenue 50
Roads will be converted to one-way after 11 p.m.
Roads adjacent to the event will be converted to one-way to facilitate exiting traffic at the conclusion of the festival each evening.

If you are picking someone up from the festival or live in the area, police urge you to plan ahead and get to your destination at least one hour prior to the midnight conclusion of the festivals. You will have difficulty getting into the area after 11 p.m.

Monroe Street will be converted to southbound traffic only from Avenue 52 to Avenue 48.
Avenue 50 will be westbound only from Madison Street to Jefferson Street.

Avenue 52 will be eastbound only from Madison Street to Monroe Street.
Traffic Advisory for Coachella



April 14th, 2009

Coachella // Set Times Announced

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Coachella // Set Times Announced
Coachella // Set Times Announced
Coachella // Set Times Announced