Live from Coachella: Is There a Band Cooler than the Yeah Yeah Yeahs? Honestly?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs. So great. Right now they're doing "Maps." You know, from that video game Rock Band! That picture is from them doing "Cheated Hearts." They were just on Saturday Night Live eight days ago (with host Zac Efron! OMG!) and here they are at Coachella. Pretty cool. I raved about their new album just a few weeks ago in the Weekly, and they did plenty of tracks from that: "Dull Life." "Zero." "Skeletons." And of course, Karen O is wearing a fetching glittery gold outfit. At least it looked gold from my vantage point--hard to get too close at this point. "They don't love you like I love you." You tell 'em, O!
Totally got all Sweded up earlier: Lykke Li and Peter Bjorn & John. Lykke Li even got on stage with PB&J, filling in for what's her name from the Concretes on "Young Folks." PB&J graduated from one of the tents two years ago to the main stage (kind of a motif this year, see: Black Keys, M.I.A., etc.) and brought it as much as a rather mellow Swedish pop band can bring it (which, don't get me wrong, is kind of a lot!). They did "Lay It Down" from the new album, some stuff from Writer's Block like "Amsterdam" (and "Young Folks," as you know by now). Good set.
YYYs doing "Heads Will Roll" right now, now. Probably should go rock out to that. Mmhmm.