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8.29.19

Baja Beach Fest Was a Game-Changing Showcase of Latinx Excellence

The electrifying beachfront gathering—which featured Bad Bunny, Becky G, and J Balvin—felt like a line in the sand for the future of música urbana.

6.24.19

Photos of Coney Island's Wild, Wonderful Mermaid Parade

Dispatches from New York City's most magical day of the year.

5.10.19

Marfa Is Magic

Marfa Myths is the anti-Coachella, and at just 800 attendees, the festival is small out of necessity. But that's exactly why it's special.

4.22.19

Kanye West's Sunday Service Is Not a Redemption Story

What happened at the religious spectacle Kanye staged on the last morning of Coachella.

1.30.19

Azealia Banks Is Still Really Good Live, Sorry

The controversial rapper blew London's KOKO away last weekend, deepening her 'can you separate the art from the artist?' conundrum.

1.28.19

Patti Smith Is Still an Untouchable Icon

Even when she's covering U2, as she did at a London gig over the weekend.

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1.23.19

Living Among the Monsters at Lady Gaga's Vegas Residency

On a night when even a power outage couldn't stop her, what impressed us most were the moments Gaga stripped back the neon, sitting alone at the piano.

1.21.19

At The 1975 Live Show, the Internet Isn't Good or Bad – It's Just Here

Sure, being online might lead to our demise. But for now – and especially on stage at The O2 – it might be the most beautiful thing.

1.18.19

The Best New Music Festival Is in 'Minecraft'

With sets by Hudson Mohawke and PC Music's A.G. Cook, Fire Festival—no not that one—was an incredibly hype DIY fest put together by some passionate weirdos.

11.28.18

How Mexican Summer Spent Ten Years Changing Indie Rock

Ariel Pink: "Tell them Ariel Pink said to say Ariel said this was the tenth anniversary."

11.27.18

Florence Welch Casts Spells on Thousands of Us at a Time

Florence and the Machine's euphoric London O2 Arena show converted the energy of 12,000 people into one cathartic (and phone-less) release.

11.14.18

Searching for Redemption at Kids See Ghosts' First Live Show

Kanye West live shows used to counter his hubris with humility. At Camp Flog Gnaw, during his first live show in two years, darkness prevailed.

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