Coachella

Music

The All-Woman Music Festival Trying to Right the Wrongs of Music Festivals

Yola Dia was chock full of women and nonbinary folks on stage, in the crowd, and behind the scenes. Will more events like it help fix the gender disparities that plague major music festivals?
Trish Bendix
8.29.19
Culture

Having Sex at Music Festivals Is a Terrible Idea

Tinder is out here still trying to get you laid when you're surrounded by people passed out in their own molly vomit.
Alex Zaragoza
5.2.19
Culture

Kanye West’s Quest to Become God

The rapper went from courting controversy to leading a quasi-Christian church. But whose soul is he trying to save?
Naima Cochrane
4.30.19
we saw this

Kanye West's Sunday Service Is Not a Redemption Story

What happened at the religious spectacle Kanye staged on the last morning of Coachella.
Paul Thompson
4.22.19
Opinion

Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' Is a Masterclass on Radical Disruption

Beyoncé, arguably the biggest star in the world, interrupted the largely white crowd at Coachella with a celebration of Black academia.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
4.17.19
Noisey News

Beyoncé Just Dropped a Live Album with Her Beychella Documentary

The release of 'Homecoming' on Netflix also included a surprise 40-track recording from her 2018 Coachella performance.
Alex Zaragoza
4.17.19
we saw this

Coachella Is Easy to Hate, But These Photos Prove It's Still Fun as Hell

A giant astronaut, J. Balvin covering "Gasolina," and everything else we saw at the first weekend of Coachella 2019.
Dessie Jackson
4.15.19
Music

Donald Glover and Rihanna's 'Guava Island' Will Debut at Coachella

Their whirlwind adventure in Cuba will premiere on the festival's YouTube livestream. It will also hit Amazon Prime and Twitch this Saturday.
Taylor Hosking
4.8.19
Coachella

The ACLU Is Coming for Coachella

In 2018, two Coachella attendees said that they were barred from restrooms that corresponded with their gender identities. Now, the ACLU is demanding the music festival create a written policy that is more inclusive of transgender people.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.27.19
Coachella

Kanye's Not Playing Coachella Because They Wouldn't Build Him a Big Dome

Kanye originally had Ariana Grande's headlining spot but pulled out over something very, very dumb.
Shaad D’Souza
1.14.19
consent

Coachella Is Taking Steps To Prevent Sexual Assault

Coachella's new Every One initiative will include trained counselors, consent guidelines, and "safety ambassadors" at this year's festival.
Leila Ettachfini
1.4.19
Music

We Reviewed Every Band Playing Coachella 2019

You all are probably tired of us doing this every year but we don’t care tbh.
Noisey Staff
1.3.19
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