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Coachella Cruise Sets Sail in December

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The Coachella Music and Arts Festival is hitting the high seas. The popular music festival is launching two cruises that will set sail in December. The first, a three-day cruise to the Bahamas kicks off  December 16th, while a separate four-day cruise to Jamaica will began on December 19th. The cruises will take place on [...]

Coachella Festival Will Likely Remain in Indio

Despite recent reports, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will likely remain in Indio, CA in 2014. Indio city councilman Sam Torres had proposed a new admissions tax that would cost the festival an estimated $4 million each year. Promoter Goldenvoice threatened to move Coachella, as well as the also Indio-based Stagecoach festival, to [...]

Tupac Sales Increase by 571 Percent After Hologram’s Coachella Performance

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Virtual Tupac’s performance at Coachella has jumped started the late rapper’s record sales.  According to Billboard, sales for Tupac’s 1998 album “Greatest Hits” increased by 571 percent, landing the album in the Billboard 200 for the first time since 2000. “Hail Mary” — the track performed by the hologram at Coachella– was downloaded 13,000 times [...]

Tupac Hologram: A Blast from the Past or a Preview of the Future?

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If you asked me a year ago which would come first, seeing Tupac perform sixteen years after his death or flying cars, I would have said confidently, “flying cars, of course.” Then came the rumors that Pac would be making an appearance at Coachella 2012 alongside Dr.Dre and Snoop Dogg. I still didn’t believe it. [...]

We Called It!: Michael Jackson’s Hologram May Tour with Jackson 5

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I hope you all listen to the podcast, because we totally, totally called this one. Less than a week ago, too. Pat us on the back, damn it. After Tupac set Coachella on fire post-mortem as a hologram, started rumours about a tour and thrilled his mother, the ghostly rapper looks like he’s about to [...]

Coachella Announces All-Hologram Lineup

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This lineup could be a reality one day, thanks to the success of virtual Tupac’s Coachella performance. All kidding aside, Dr. Dre is seriously considering taking VP (Virtual Pac) on tour, and he even spoke to TMZ about raising a few more singers from the dead. Kudos to Aux TV for this hilarious poster.

Dr. Dre Talks Jimmy Hendrix and Marvin Gaye Holograms

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TMZ caught up Dr. Dre for his take on how the public has received the posthumous hologram performance of Tupac Shakur last weekend at Coachella. “Great…perfect…we’re gonna have a good time (again) this Sunday.” says Dre. As part of a team developing the technology, he sees more advancements in making the 2 dimensional image rendered [...]

Download Pixies Coachella ’04 EP for Free

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In light of the most recent Coachella weekend, the legendary Pixies have announced a free download of the best of the band’s Coachella set from 2004. For free you say? How could anyone say no? You can’t. The set itself went down in history as one of the most celebrated performance’s of the festivals history, [...]