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Watch Coachella Attendees Blindly Rave Over Fake Bands

While the desert fest is a mecca for diehard music fans, it’s grown so large that for many others it’s simply a party destination....

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Bernard Sumner of New Order (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Coachella’s Non-Stop Dance Party Reaches Beyond The Sahara Tent

Major Lazer, New Order and Janelle Monae exemplify the non-stop dance vibes that permeate the entire Coachella festival, from the main stage to the new and intimate Yuma tent.


KROQ Party House Interviews

Watch interviews from the KROQ Party House with bands like Franz Ferdinand, Passion Pit, Social D, Vampire Weekend & more!


Photos: KROQ Party House At Coachella Weekend 2

Check out photos from the KROQ Party House at Coachella weekend 2 featuring Mike Ness, Franz Ferdinand, Airborne Toxic Event + more!

Mike Ness (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Social Distortion’s Mike Ness On Coachella, Danny DeVito And Parenting

Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness speaks candidly about a wide range of topics, from custom cars and raising sons to getting to be a fan himself when he met actor Danny DeVito at Coachella.

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Photos: Coachella 2013 Weekend 2

Check out photos from the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Action Bronson (Photo: Scott Dudelson)

Action Bronson Hooks Up Coachella Audience With Trash Bag Of Free Weed

Carrying a giant white plastic garbage bag full of little green bottles, hip hop hype man Action Bronson tossed thousands of dollars of medical marijuana into the Coachella audience Saturday.

Nick Cave of Grinderman (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Grinderman, Tegan & Sara And Coachella 2013’s Friday Night Extremes

For a brief moment before 9 p.m. on the opening night of Coachella 2013’s second weekend, the sensory-overloading EDM-powered Sahara Tent was quiet, DJ Wolfgang Gartner yet to go on. The banks of LED screens […]

Palma Violets (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Britain’s Palma Violets On Walmart: “Everything Is Just So Big”

Emerging British band Palma Violets stopped by the KROQ Party House at Coachella to play a mini-set and talk about all things American.

Little Green Cars (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Little Green Cars Bring The Luck Of The Irish To Coachella

“We came into Akron and we had nothing to do, so we went to a bar,” explained Stevie Appleby. “There was no one there except for us and the bartender, Steve. He was very old-school, talking to us and asking us about our problems. Then he was like, ‘I’m going to name a drink after you guys.’”

Divine Fits (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Local Natives Figured Out A Fun Way To Give Away Coachella Wristbands

The L.A. band talked about giving away wristbands for Coachella on their Tumblr page by way of a scavenger hunt. The wristbands were stashed behind the popular local venue Silverlake Lounge.

Portugal The Man (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Portugal. The Man On Working With Danger Mouse: “It’s Terrifying”

“It’s terrifying,” laughed Gourley about the process of landing Danger Mouse to helm the new album. “We just got a call. We were actually in the studio, and he just wanted to meet up. It was like an interview situation. I felt like I was walking into an interview.

Tegan & Sara (Photo: Alex Rauch)

Tegan And Sara Charm The KROQ Party House At Coachella

“We started making music when we were in high school, which I’m proud to say was in the mid-‘90s,” laughed Tegan of Tegan and Sara during an exclusive pre-performance interview. The duo took them through some of their 90’s favorites.