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In Pictures: Coachella Festival (Day 1) in Indio, CA

The first part of a newly expanded Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival kicked off without a hitch yesterday (4/13) at the festival's longtime home base of Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA, near Palm Springs. The first of a newly expanded Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival kicked off without a hitch yesterday (4/13) at the festival's longtime home base of Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA, near Palm Springs.

SXSW: Neon Indian at Fader Fort

Indie electro-pop outfit Neon Indian revved up an otherwise relaxing afternoon at the Levi's Fader Fort today (3/18) with their crafty combination of samples, synths, keys and other effects that re-created an often-forgotten type of beat buried in the '80s.