California Music News Clip: Recap of Coachella 2013



The biggest California music news story of the month, of course, was Coachella 2013. Check out this recap from Time Magazine, and be sure to click the link at the bottom to get the whole story…


The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival wrapped up on Sunday night with sets by California rockers the Red Hot Chili Peppers (pictured), dark wavers Dead Can Dance, British electro-pop outfit Disclosure, and EDM maestro Eric Prydz, with a Wu Tang Clan reunion sandwiched in between. It was an aptly heterogeneous ending for the festival that draws thousands of music fans to the southern California desert.

Spread out over two long weekends (April 12th-14th and April 19th-21st) the festival brought some of the most compelling rock, pop, hip hop and electronic music from around the world to play for fans willing to make the music lovers’ Hajj to Indio, California. The festival was marked with surprise guest appearances, upstart acts outplaying the headliners, bewilderingly wonderful interactive art projects, and the best acts around — all happening in a gorgeous desert landscape.

Here are some of the highlights of Coachella 2013, weekend two:

Most Refreshing Stage Banter: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark frontman Andy McCluskey seemed to know that anyone in the tent for the OMD show was in it for the nostalgia…More at Coachella 2013: Recapping The Music Festival – TIME