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2018 Coachella Line-Up

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2018 Coachella Line-Up

Read about this year’s Coachella artists to decide whose performances you’ll be attending.

Eminem

Steven Poole, Reporter

Eminem started rapping when he was 14 years old and made his first debut album called “Infinite,” which was released in Nov. 1996. Eminem's first big hit was “The Real Slim Shady,” which was produced in 2000. The movie “8 Mile” was based on Eminem’s lifestyle and how he grew up to become the rapper he is today. Eminem's most popular song is “Lose Yourself.” Eminem will be playing on Sunda...

MAGIC GIANT

Christian Rodriguez, Features Editor

Magic Giant, stylized as MAGIC GIANT, is an indie folk band from Los Angeles, California. Established by Austin Bisnow, Zambrick Li and Brian Zaghi in 2014, MAGIC GIANT has since released a self-titled EP and their first studio album, “In the Wind.” Each band member can play several different instruments, ranging from synthesizers to mandolins. Their use of traditional string instruments lends a warm...

San Holo

Christian Rodriguez, Features Editor

Dutch DJ and producer Sander van Dijck, better known by his stage name San Holo, will be bringing his future bass sound to the Coachella this year. After studying music production in college, he began ghost producing for other musicians. Dijck started releasing music under the name San Holo in 2013 after his ghost-produced tracks were met with positive attention, and gained popularity when his remi...

Carl Craig

Christian Rodriguez, Features Editor

Detroit-based electronic producer Carl Craig is frequently credited as “one of the most important names in the Detroit second generation of techno musicians.” Craig’s music takes influence from classic jazz and has been greatly influential to a number of genres including techno, soul, drum and bass, and house. In 2014, Craig and fellow artists, Kyle Hall and Moodymann, established Detroit Love with t...

Louis the Child

Thao Nguyen, Assistant Editor

Louis the Child is a Chicago-based DJ and production duo consisting of Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett. The two attended the same high school and worked as musicians, but met at a Madeon concert. They initially performed at small venues between 2013 and 2014. In 2015, their popularity rose after releasing their single, “It’s Strange.” They were noticed by Taylor Swift when she featured them on...

ODESZA

Thao Nguyen, Assistant Editor

ODESZA is an American electronic duo from Seattle consisting of Harrison Mills a.k.a. Catacombkid and Clayton Knight aka BeachesBeaches. They both met during their freshman year at Western Washington University but didn’t start collaborating musically until their senior year in 2012. Before reaching the mainstream, their debut album “Summer’s Gone” reached critical acclaim in the underground elec...

KYLE

Thao Nguyen, Assistant Editor

SuperDuperKyle or KYLE, is an American rapper from Ventura, Calif. He started singing at the age of six and was writing and performing his own songs by elementary school. SuperDuperKyle began rapping at the age of thirteen and began recording music after being inspired by Kid Cudi’s “Man on The Moon.” While in high school, he recorded music on his aunt’s computer and released mixtapes in 2010. ...

Daniel Caesar

Thao Nguyen, Assistant Editor

Daniel Caesar is a Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter. He independently built a fanbase by releasing two critically acclaimed EPs: “Praise Break” and “Pilgrim’s Paradise.” His EPs were ranked number 19 on the “20 Best R&B Albums of 2014” by Rolling Stone. Caesar released his debut album, “Freudian,” in August 2017. Months after releasing his debut album, Caesar scored two Gr...

LP

Bailey Franklin, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Laura Pergolizzi, also known as LP, is an American singer-songwriter. Pergolizzi has also written songs for other artists such as Cher, Rihanna, and The Backstreet Boys. Her music can be described as indie punk rock. She has been in the music industry since 2001 and has released four albums and one EP. Watch her perform at Coachella on Sunday, April 15 and 22. Most Recent Album: “Lost On You” L...

Bleachers

Bailey Franklin, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Described as indie pop rock and/ or new wave, Bleachers is the stage name of Jack Anoff, former bassist of Fun. He started working on “Strange Desire” while on tour with Fun. The project was a secret until the release of his first song, “I Wanna Get Better” on Feb. 18, 2014. His second album was released on June 2, 2017. Five of his songs were also featured in the movie, “Love, Simon,” w...

BØRNS

Bailey Franklin, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Garrett Clark Borns, also known as BØRNS, is a 26-year-old singer and songwriter from Michigan. From a young age, Borns immersed himself in the arts and at age 10, he was performing as a professional magician. In high school, he performed first as a cover band and then collaborated with two others, Kevin Kozel and Scott Pellogram, as The Garrett Borns Trio. In 2012, under his legal name, he releas...

SZA

Mariana Escatell, Editor-in-Chief

Solána Rowe, better known as SZA, released her first album “Ctrl” in June 2017. Though it seemed like her first album wasn’t going to get much hype, she managed to take her album to the top of the R&B charts. SZA later collaborated with rappers Kendrick Lamar and Travis Scott, which helped her find her own place in the music industry. In the wake of her album’s success, during an interview wi...

Miguel

Mariana Escatell, Editor-in-Chief

In 2004, Miguel was signed by Black Ice, an independent record label. He released his first album, “Young & Free,” in 2006. Black Ice did not release the entire album and only released one single, “Getcha Hands Up.” Miguel later left the label in 2006 and he now self-promotes. This year, Miguel was on the soundtrack for the “Coco,” which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature...

Beyoncé

Mariana Escatell, Editor-in-Chief

The long-awaited experience of finally seeing Queen B performing at Coachella is slowly coming to a close. Due to her pregnancy last year, she had to pull out of the festival last minute – crushing all of our puny hearts. This year, she is back and better than ever. Beyoncé released her first album, “Dangerously in Love” in 2003, which sold a million copies and also won five Grammys. Ever since, she has bee...

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