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Coachella continued Saturday with a set from Danny Brown, who also sat in with El-P, while Glassnote's Marc Nicolas explained how he signed Robert DeLong to Glassnote Record, and Benny Benassi, Allen Stone and Skrillex all were spotted backstage.
Coachella's wall-to-wall artists and industry sightings continued Saturday from New Order, who just played Peru and sampled the country's delicacies; to Bat For Lashes seen sipping coffee-flavored coconut water; to Warner Bros. Records Kenny Ochoa who enthused about new signings Skaters and The Rubens. Plus Hot Chip, Guards, ADA's Jamie Rosenberg, Ben Howard, Vintage Trouble and way more.
A massive crowd packed Coachella’s Outdoor Stage on Friday to catch a glimpse of hip-hop legends, Jurassic 5 who reunited on site to play their first show together since their 2007 breakup. Prior to the set, we caught up with the band, who was backstage prepping with their management team.
Coachella kicked off on Friday as thousands arrived at the Empire Polo Club grounds. The chatter of the day was all about How To Destroy Angeles vs. The Stone Roses -- both playing at the same time on opposite stages -- how everyone needed more sunscreen, and that Pharrell was walking around on site.