Coachella: 10 Bands To Watch
Florence Welch performs on stage at Shepherds Bush Empire on September 29, 2009 in London, England. Redferns

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The Whitest Boy Alive

Gobi Tent; Friday, 11:55

As part of the band Kings of Convenience, singer/guitarist Erlend Øye pays homage to the earnest sound and songs of Simon and Garfunkel. But with his other band, the Berlin-based Whitest Boy Alive, he puts his wispy vocals to a minimal funky dance beat. This is the rare treat, a chance to catch the band on its first, brief U.S. tour.

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