Coachella 2017

Interviews

We Interviewed Future's Flute Player

We take the mask off of Elena Ayodele to talk performing with Future, flute memes, and the instrument's untapped potential in rap and hip-hop.
Andrea Domanick
4.26.17
Interviews

A Smooth Conversation with Michael McDonald

We hung out with the godfather of yacht rock at Coachella to talk working with Thundercat, his first new album in ten years, and Trump's America.
Andrea Domanick
4.24.17
Coachella 2017

The Year of Our Lord(e)

There's no coincidence Lorde played Coachella on Easter Sunday.
Andrea Domanick
4.17.17
Coachella 2017

Kendrick Lamar, the Best Rapper Alive, Is Still the Best Rapper Alive

Three days after the release of 'DAMN.,' the Compton rapper took the stage of Coachella and claimed his throne.
Jeff Weiss
4.17.17
Coachella 2017

Lady Gaga Showed It Doesn’t Matter Who’s Queen at Coachella, She Still Rules

Her Coachella set is the reality we got instead of the ideal we wanted, and maybe it's time to embrace that.
Andrea Domanick
4.17.17
Coachella 2017

Future and Gucci Mane Conquered Coachella Just Like They Conquered the World

The Saturday night sets from the two Atlanta legends featured special guest appearances from Drake, Diddy, Lil Yachty, and Rae Sremmurd. It looked a lot like success.
Jeff Weiss
4.16.17
Coachella 2017

The xx Is Here for When Ambien Doesn't Work

Last night at Coachella, the British trio whispered very loudly. One couple gave each other hand jobs under a blanket and 50,000 people very mildly went wild.
Jeff Weiss
4.15.17
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting Into Radiohead

There’s a reason that everyone from Caribou to Kanye loves them. It's time to find out what you've been missing.
Andrea Domanick
4.13.17
Festivals 2017

:::Extremely Seinfeld Voice::: What's the Deal with Composers at Music Festivals?

From Hans Zimmer at Coachella to John Carpenter at Primavera Sound, mainstream music festivals are turning composers into rock stars. We spoke with Carpenter and others about the strange new booking trend, and why it's more than just a novelty grab.
Katie Bain
1.30.17
Internet Exploring

Remembering the Only Other Time a Woman Headlined Coachella

This year Beyonce will headline Coachella so let's look back at the last woman who came through a full decade ago: Bjork in 2007.
Sarah MacDonald
1.5.17
Coachella

We Reviewed Every Band Playing Coachella 2017

This was exhausting.
Noisey Staff
1.3.17