Tag: Coachella

Oingo Boingo’s Danny Elfman gets ‘Happy’ with first new solo music in 33 years

Oingo Boingo’s Danny Elfman gets ‘Happy’ with first new solo music in 33 years

Former Oingo Boingo frontman and famed film composer Danny Elfman today debuted his first solo music in 36 years — and first rock music since his band’s 1994 swan song — in the form of “Happy,” a characteristically twisted song he’d meant to debut at his planned performance at this year’s Coachella festival.

Danny Elfman re-records Oingo Boingo’s ‘Running on a Treadmill’ while in isolation

Danny Elfman re-records Oingo Boingo’s ‘Running on a Treadmill’ while in isolation

The announcement that Danny Elfman would perform a career-spanning set at Coachella had fans buzzing about what Oingo Boingo material he might resurrect, a question still hanging in the air with the Southern California music festival pushed to October over coronavirus concerns. Watch it here.

Oingo Boingo’s Danny Elfman to perform at Coachella music festival in April

Oingo Boingo’s Danny Elfman to perform at Coachella music festival in April

Former Oingo Boingo frontman and Oscar-nominated film composer Danny Elfman will make a rare concert appearance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April, appearing on a bill toppped by headliners Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean. Details right here.

David Byrne and 164 other musical acts to play the Coachella festival this year

David Byrne and 164 other musical acts to play the Coachella festival this year

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival unveiled the mammoth lineup for its two-weekend extravaganza this April, a bill that features legendary Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and 164 other musical acts, some whose names are written in really, really small type. Check out the full lineup, people.

Watch: New Order closes Coachella main set with a glorious 9-minute ‘Temptation’

Watch: New Order closes Coachella main set with a glorious 9-minute ‘Temptation’

With the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in full swing, the event’s organizers continue to upload stellar-quality pro-shot video clips to the fest’s YouTube channel — including this footage of New Order’s 9-minute run through “Temptation” that closed its main set last Sunday night.

LIVE: Watch New Order’s performance at the first weekend of the Coachella festival

LIVE: Watch New Order’s performance at the first weekend of the Coachella festival

New Order’s set from the closing night of the first weekend of the Coachella festival is streaming right now (10:40 p.m. Pacific) on the fest’s YouTube channel. Check out the full performance below. (And if you tune in late, you can scroll backward on the YouTube player and watch from the beginning.)