How By Covering Coachella 2012, I’ll Be Part of a Music Legacy

I am stupid excited for Coachella.  I was absolutely giddy upon the arrival of my Coachella 2012 Pass Box and offered to provide free Coachella coverage for a music site that couldn’t send one of their own writers. My friend Jess Weisensell happens to be an editor for Epitonic and introduced me to some of their content managers.

Epitonic began in 2009 and was one of the first music discovery and editorial sites.  Epitonic posted free and legal MP3s available for streaming and download (a legit alternative to Napster), working directly with thousands of artists and labels (sounding earlier similar to certain popular music streaming sites now a la Spotify and Rdio). However, because of financial difficulties, the site was shut down in 2004. Continue reading “How By Covering Coachella 2012, I’ll Be Part of a Music Legacy”

Arrival of My Coachella 2012 Pass Box Leaves More Questions Than Answers

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As if all the guides for how to dress, what to do, and who to see at Coachella haven’t already made future festival goers long for the weekend they have been looking forward to for months, the miniature replica of the Coachella 2012 Festival grounds has arrived for thousands of people who purchased their passes only to remind them that the real thing is still months away. Continue reading “Arrival of My Coachella 2012 Pass Box Leaves More Questions Than Answers”

At the End of Dreary Winter, We Have Coachella To Look Forward To

After the new year, the rest of winter is a long dreary period that feels never-ending. With the only upcoming holidays being national holidays that only equate to a day off from work (though you are not sure why) or those where you are commemorating/commiserating with a loved one/friends, the latter with plenty of booze (both St. Patrick’s Day and Valentine’s Day), the endless winter days seem shorter because the cold and darkness keep you inside for days on end.  The best thing to do is not let the chilly weather affect your disposition and instead make plans for the rest of the year, plans which can include one of the best (albeit mainstream) music festivals that takes place in southern California, Coachella.

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