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Dangerbird recording artist Fitz and the Tantrums were hard to miss as they passed through the beer gardens, lead vocalist Michael Fitzpatrick clad in an all red suit, joined by members of their management team, Lisa Nupoff and Brian Klein (I’m in Music).
Songwriter Ryan Tedder of One Republic has written songs for the likes of Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson, Hilary Duff, Far East Movement and many other. Biz caught up with him and Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso at Coachella before their set to talk about their collaborative single "Calling" which was an EDM anthem at this year’s Miami Music Week and also got the scoop on songwriting in airplane bathrooms.
DJs, bands, songwriters, music biz personnel and David Hasselhoff -- you never quite know who you're going to run into at Coachella. Here, in the California desert, the line between performer, audience, weird art sculpture and Baywatch star can quickly blur...