Dinosaur Jr used its slot on Sunday during the closing day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival’s first weekend to tear through a 10-song, 45-minute set, hitting early fan faves, highlights of the band’s Barlow-less ’90s output and a nugget from pre-Dino Jr outfit Deep Wound.
The reunited Dead Can Dance was one of the last acts to perform on Sunday night to close the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, performing an 11 p.m. set in what seemed like a windstorm. If you missed the official webcast, you can now watch the full 55-minute performance.
With a week to kill in Los Angeles between appearances at the Coachella festival, New Order popped up on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last night to perform its classic single “Bizarre Love Triangle” on air plus treated fans to a bonus web-only version of “I’ll Stay With You,” the opening track off its just-released ‘Lost Sirens.’
The documentary chronicling the rise, fall and improbable resurrection of The Stone Roses hits U.K. theaters in June, and now fans finally can get their first glimpse of “The Stone Roses: Made of Stone” via the official trailer. Directed by Shane Meadows, the film will premiere May 30 in Manchester.
Nick Cave is pulling double-duty at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, performing both with this on-hiatus band Grinderman and his long-running crew The Bad Seeds. While the full Grinderman webcast from Friday night has yet to surface, Sunday night’s thrilling Bad Seeds performance has
As we wait for a capture of the full webcast of New Order’s Saturday night set at Coachella to surface — hint, hint — we can offer a couple clips from the official broadcast as a way to tide fans over: the frog-assisted “Perfect Kiss,” posted above and courtesy the festival itself, as well as latter-day rocker “Crystal.”
Social Distortion epitomize Southern California, so it’s good to see Mike Ness and Co. bring their pure rock to Coachella this weekend. You can now watch the band’s full 40-minute set — which closes, naturally, with run through Johnny Cash’s classic “Ring of Fire” — right here via this ripped-from-the-webcast footage.
Trent Reznor’s reunited Nine Inch Nails will be filling festival bills around the world later this summer, but Coachella snagged what may end up being a rare appearance by his new band, How to Destroy Angels, which brought an impressive visual component to its set late Friday night.
The reunited Violent Femmes — Gordon Gano, Victor DeLorenzo and Brian Ritchie — played their first show in five years Saturday when the band used its Coachella slot to perform its beloved 1983 debut album front-to-back. You can now watch the full set via this capture of the festival’s webcast.
The choice of The Stone Roses as a Coachella headliner this year has been one of the festival’s more controversial moves, from the initial “Who is New Order?” barrage to instant postmortems of Friday night’s less-than-packed closing set from Ian Brown and Co.
There may have been no Smiths reunion at Coachella once again this year, but they were there in spirit as guitarist Johnny Marr played the festival’s first day, whipping out three classics by his former band — including the indelible “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out,” which you can see here.
The first of Coachella’s two weekends kicks off tonight in the California desert, and, once again, the massive festival is livestreaming some of its lineup’s sets via YouTube. Below you can seen the highlight of this year’s webcast schedule, which includes New Order, Johnny Marr, the reunited Violent Femmes and more.
The Cure and New Order each will return to North America this summer, as both bands were announced this week as headliners at Montreal’s three-day Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts in early August — a billing that will put the two legendary acts just hours away from Chicago, which hosts Lollapalooza that same weekend.