The Arcade Fire Finally Respond to Deadmau5

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The Arcade Fire might be headlining a lot of festivals this year and sold out shows, but it looks like a comment from frontman Win Butler made at Coachella last week has officially turned into some serious beef.

After making a comment about giving a round of applause to bands who actually play instruments at the famous festival, Deadmau5, of all people, took offense to that and went on a heated rampage on Twitter taking down anyone in his way.

A week after that, the band have finally responded in their own way; during a show. The band released their statement in the form of an LED square, helmet thing at St. Louis’ Chaifetz Arena. Butler appeared on stage with it during their song “Normal Person” which showed an image on Deadmau5 on it.

We expect another Twitter rant from the DJ/producer any minute now.

Lana Del Rey Drops “West Coast” in the Early Morning

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Leave it to Lana Del Rey to hit the stage at Coachella where fans eagerly sang along with her on several of her songs except for “Young & Beautiful” and then within a few hours (at 3 a.m. to be exact) of coming of stage, release a brand new song.

The song? “West Coast,” the first single off of her highly anticipated new album, Ultraviolence.

The official audio for the track comes a few days after the song had been performed live for the first time at  Del Rey’s show in Las Vegas last Friday. At the show, Del Rey teased the audience asking them if she should gift them part of the song or not. Eventually, the audience won out with her singing part of the new song without the backing band. 

The live, fan-shot footage can be seen on Vine, but why listen to the that when you have the official audio straight from the album with the accompanying video which features a loop of Del Rey twirling on the beach with her male counterpart standing there. 

Ultraviolence will reportedly be release on May 1st, by Del Rey’s own admittance, but you can never be too sure especially since secret albums has become all the rage lately.

Watch Outkast’s Return Set at Coachella

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Coachella is still going and if haven’t already tuned in sometime this weekend to see weekend one of the annual music festival, you might be missing out on some great performers including The Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, Foster the People, Muse, Beck, HAIM, The Replacements and many more. 

One of the most anticipated performances of the weekend took place on Friday; the return of Outkast. After being on hiatus for the past decade, the duo revealed that they would be performing at every single music festival known to mankind this Summer beginning with Coachella. Though there was nothing but mixed reactions about the performance, they did not skip on guests including Janelle Monae, Sleepy Brown and rapper Future. 

Andre 3000 did reveal that Prince was backstage, but sadly, the purple one did not join them on stage. 

Watch their full set which includes tracks from 1998’s Aquemini, 2000’s Stankonia and 2003’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

 

Stream Weekend One of Coachella

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Coachella has officially begun and for those not making the trek to California for the first weekend, doesn’t mean that you have to be left out of all the great performances. For the next two days, not counting part of today, you can tune below and watch the live stream from the festival.

The festival began their telecast at 3:30 p.m. PST and is slated to wrap up day one at midnight PST. The telecast is then schedule to once again resume at 3:30 p.m. PST tomorrow and close out whenever the last performers of the evening, Nas, The Dismemberment Plan, Muse, and Pet Shop Boys, come to an end. The full live stream schedule can be seen after the videos so you can plan accordingly. 

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FULL COACHELLA LIVE STREAM SCHEDULE:

Friday April 11
Channel 1:
3:30pm – ZZ Ward
4:15pm – Grouplove
5:15pm – MS MR
6:00pm – Bastille
7:00pm – HAIM
7:50pm – Neko Case
8:40pm – Ellie Goulding
9:30pm – Broken Bells
10:30pm – Girl Talk
11:30pm – Outkast

Channel 2:
3:30pm – Flatbush Zombies
4:15pm – Aloe Blacc
5:20pm -AFI
6:10pm – GOAT
7:00pm – The Afghan Whigs
8:15pm – Woodkid
9:05pm – Chromeo
9:55pm – Bryan Ferry
11:00pm – The Cult
12:00am – Anti-Flag

Channel 3:
3:30pm – Jagwar Ma
4:20pm – Wye Oak
5:15pm – Dum Dum Girls
6:05pm – A$AP Ferg
7:00pm: Kate Nash
8:00pm – Zedd Hangout – Backstage Meet & Greet
8:30pm – Bonobo
9:30pm – Carnage
10:25pm – The Glitch Mob
11:20pm- Martin Garrix
12:20am- Zedd

Saturday April 12
Channel 1:
3:30pm – Bear Hands
4:10pm – CHVRCHES
5:20pm – The Head and The Heart
6:10pm – Cage the Elephant
7:00pm – Capital Cities
7:55pm – Lorde
8:45pm – Foster the People
9:40pm – Queens of the Stone Age
10:35pm – Pharrell Williams
11:35pm – Skrillex

Channel 2:
3:30pm – White Lies
4:15pm –  Temples
6:10pm – City and Colour
7:05pm – Future Islands
8:00pm – Warpaint
9:00pm – Pixies
9:50pm – MGMT
10:45pm – Sleigh Bells
11:35pm – Pet Shop Boys

Channel 3:
3:30pm – Foxygen
4:30pm – Ty Segall
5:20pm – Bombay Bicycle Club
6:10pm – CHVRCHES Hangout- Backstage Meet & Greet
6:30pm- Washed Out
9:55pm – Dillon Francis
10:55pm – Fatboy Slim
11:55pm- Empire of the Sun

Sunday April 13
Channel 1:
3:30pm – J. Roddy Walston & The Business
4:15pm – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
5:10pm – Fisbone
6:00pm – Blood Orange
6:50pm – The Naked and Famous
7:45pm – Muse
8:25pm – Calvin Harris
9:25pm – Beck
10:20pm – Arcade Fire

Channel 2:
3:30pm – Preservation Hall Jazz Band
4:30pm –  Frank Turner
5:30pm – Superchunk
6:30pm – The 1975
7:15pm – Little Dragon
8:30pm- Daughter
10:10pm – Nas
11:10pm – Disclosure

Channel 3:
3:30pm – Surfer Blood
6:00pm – Flosstradamus
6:50pm- Darkside
7:50pm- Alesso
9:00pm- Big Gigantic
9:55pm – Adventure Club
10:45pm – Duck Sauce

Coachella Unveils Weekend One Set Times

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Are you one of the thousands of people who will be heading to Indio, CA this weekend for the first weekend of Coachella?

Well, if you are and even if you aren’t, festival organizers have revealed the full set times for each of the acts that will be taking the stage during the first weekend of the two weekend long events.

This year’s event which will feature Outkast, The Repalcements, Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Lorde, Foster the People, The Arcade Fire, Calvin Harris and many more. Today, the event organizers also revealed that Julian Casablancas and the Pixies have been added to the large line-up.

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As for what times the artists will be performing during the second weekend of the festival, according to the official Coachella Twitter, that information will be released sometime next week. For those unfortunate people who won’t be making it to the festivities, the show will be fully streamed on YouTube during the first weekend and through AXS TV during the second weekend.

Coachella 2014 To Be Broadcast on Cable and Online

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Feeling sorry for yourself because you won’t be making it to Coachella this year?

Well, don’t fret because word has just gotten out that the festival will be broadcast. today, it was revealed that the two weekends of the festival will be broadcast for those unfortunate souls who did not have the opportunity to head to Indio, CA for the OutKast, Beck, Muse, Arcade Fire and many more headlining event.

According to the organizers, the first weekend of the event which will take place on April 11-13 will air on YouTube while the second weekend which will take place during April 18-20, will be broadcast through cable channel AXS TV. The feed will include full sets, behind-the-scenes footage and select performances. According to reports, AXS TV will have reportedly over 20 hours of material on their hands while YouTube will keep up all the footage and material for a few weeks after the festival ends.

If that wasn’t enough, it was also revealed that Jason Bentley, Music Director for Los Angeles radio station KCRW, will be hosting both weekends as well and interviewing and introducing the artists.

Coachella will once again be returning to its stomping ground of Empire Polo Club in Indio while tickets for the event have already been sold out. Tickets sold out in a reported three hours.

Coachella Sideshow Line-Up Revealed

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Coachella’s two weekend festival is slated to begin in under two months with Queens of the Stone Age, Skrillex, Beck, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Calvin Harris, Disclosure, Lana Del Rey, the Replacements, the Knife and many more taking the stage. This year, like many other years, the festival tries to extend itself to different venues in California in the form of the Coachella Sideshow.

Today, festival organizers have released the name of the artists that will be performing as part of the Coachella Sideshow which is set to take place between April 8 and May 10 at various venues around California.

Artists will include: Haim, the Knife, Neko Case, Afghan Whigs, Blood Orange, Broken Bells, CHVRCHES, Dum Dum Girls, Chromeo, MGMT, Factory Floor, Kate Nash, Mogwai, Austra, A$AP Ferg and Flatbush Zombies, Ellie Goulding, Crosses, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Goat, Future Islands, the Internet, Bonobo, Motörhead, Foster the People, DJ Falcon, STRFKR, Waxahatchee, Temples, Drowners, Grouplove, Bryan Ferry, Cage the Elephant, MS MR, Bombay Bicycle Club, Tokimonsta, Smallpools, Little Dragon, the Dodos, the 1975, Title Fight, Unlocking the Truth, Majeure, Zoe, Graveyard, Holy Wave, Brody Dalle, the Toy Dolls, the Adolescents, Hop Along, Young & Sick, the Glitch Mob, Dawn Landes, Adventure Club, Headhunterz, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat, Netsky, City and Colour, James Vincent McMorrow, Bear Hands, Royal Canoe, Ana Sia, and Penthouse Penthouse.

The schedule for the performances can be seen below all thanks to Goldenvoice. For information about ticket prices and such, you can head on over to Goldenvoice’s website.

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Foster the People Announce Upcoming Tour Stops

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Last month, Foster the People had announced their upcoming festival appearance which will include Coachella in California, Big Guava in Florida, the Governor’s Ball in New York and several more.

Yesterday afternoon, the band who will be releasing their sophomore album Supermodel on March 18, announced that they have added more dates to their tour section. Dates include stops in locations around North America and across the pond.

Full dates can be seen below:

FOSTER THE PEOPLE TOUR:

Mar 14-Butler Park, Austin, TX

Mar 21-The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada

Mar 24-Troxy, London, United Kingdom

Mar 28-Gaité Lyrique, Paris, France

Apr 08-Fox Theater, Pomona, CA

Apr 09-Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA

Apr 12-Coachella, Indio, CA

Apr 15-Marquee Theatre, Tempe, AZ

Apr 16-Rialto Theatre, Tucson, AZ

Apr 18-The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV

Apr 19-Coachella, Indio, CA

Apr 25-Counterpoint Music Festival, Kingston, GA

Apr 25-Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Apr 26-Counterpoint Music Festival, Kingston, GA

Apr 27-Counterpoint Music Festival, Kingston, GA

Apr 28-Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa, OK

Apr 29-South Side Ballroom, Dallas, TX

Apr 30-Bayou Music Center, Houston, TX

May 03-New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA

May 04-Big Guava Music Festival, Tampa, FL

May 05-The Fillmore, Charlotte, NC

May 09-House Of Blues, Boston, MA

May 10-Sweetlife Festival, Columbia, MD

May 11-Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ

May 13-Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada

May 15-The Fillmore, Detroit, MI

May 16-Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL

May 21-Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, Canada

May 22-Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR

May 23-Sasquatch Music Festival, Quincy, WA

May 24-Sasquatch Music Festival, Quincy, WA

May 25-Sasquatch Music Festival, Quincy, WA

Jun 06-Governors Ball Music Festival, New York, NY

Jun 07-Governors Ball Music Festival, New York, NY

Jun 08-Governors Ball Music Festival, New York, NY

Jul 02-Heineken Open’er, Gdynia, Poland

Jul 04-Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium

Jul 06-Eurockéennes, Belfort, France

Aug 08-Squamish Festival, Squamish, Canada

Aug 09-Squamish Festival, Squamish, Canada

Aug 10-Squamish Festival, Squamish, Canada

Outkast Returning with a Bang

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Outkast might have taken a break for a longtime, but now it looks like the duo are coming back with a fiery passion.

It’s been a little under a week since it was announced that the “Way You Move” crooners would be headlining the annual Coachella Festival in California and now, they have announced that they will be heading out on tour, but this isn’t just a normal tour; sources have confirmed that they will be performing at over 40 festivals, worldwide.

Yep, we almost couldn’t believe that when we first read it, but alas, it’s true.

“It’s truly an honor to celebrate 20 years and still be free to do music the way we choose,” said Big Boi. “Don’t just think outside the box, know that there is no box. I’m looking forward to rocking the stage with my Bro Ski and to all the fans — stank you smelly much, this is for y’all!”

“And imagine, all we wanted to do was rap. I am thankful to have been a part of a group that allowed me to explore anything that came to mind and have fun doing it. Returning to the stage together is the most exciting way for us to thank everyone for their 20 years of supporting Outkast,” Andre 3000 added.

They’re show at Coachella in April will mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. As for those “over 40” festivals, Coachella is the only one that has been confirmed at the moment, but we’re sure those events will be announced soon.

Even though Big Boi and Andre 3000 took a break from their group doesn’t mean that they shafted the music world during their time off. Big Boi went on to release two solo albums while Andre 3000 did launch a clothing line as well as worked on Beyonce’s contribution to The Great Gatsby Soundtrack (that cover of Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black) and will star as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming bio-pic.

Coachella Release Full 2014 Line-Up

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Variety broke the big news last night who the headliners for this year’s Coachella would be and now it looks like one of the biggest rumors has been confirmed.

Late last year, rumor had surfaced that OutKast would be reuniting and the place for this reunion to happen would be Coachella; cut to last night when the reports were confirmed.

Also joining OutKast as headliners are the Arcade Fire, coming off a great year and Muse. Other big names heading to California for the two weekend long festival are such big names as Queens of the Stone Age, Skrillex, Beck, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Calvin Harris, Disclosure, Lana Del Rey, the Replacements, the Knife, and Motörhead.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will take place in Indio, California during two weekends, April 11 through 13 and a repeat on April 18 through 20.

And like the tweet sent out by the official Coachella Twitter, “Share it like a Polaroid picture.”

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