music festivals

Music Festivals Have A Serious Women Representation Problem, Which Is Not Cool And Not Surprising

Music festival season is upon us and the music industry is once again living up to its bad rep of being blatantly sexist and misogynistic. Although half of the festival attendees are women, The Huffington Post recently published a piece titled “Music Festivals’ Glaring Women Problem” where they break down the numbers on how many women… More »


Even Cops Hate EDM: New LA Taskforce Seeks To Shut Festivals Down

This past Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion to implement a task force that will investigate and enforce safety surrounding EDM (electronic dance music) festivals.

The task-force will form it’s own safety super-group, including members from the sheriff’s department, fire department, health services, and public health. Despite concerns… More »


Do Not Want: Ironic $400 Feather Headdress

Coachella just kicked off music festival season, which means ironic teepees, face paint, and other ridiculous ripoffs of Native American culture abound. Take, for example, this feathered headdress, which is currently being sold by Free People for $438. Cultural appropriation issues aside, how annoying would it be to stand behind someone wearing this during a show? More »


In Defense Of Lilith Fair

In 1997, you couldn’t have paid me to go to Lilith Fair. Sarah McLachlan, Paula Cole, the Indigo Girls—all undeniably talented, but not even slightly to my taste. What was up with all the emo singer/songwriters? And, ugh, were they really using an image of a naked woman with a flower growing out of her… More »


Hunter Makes Wellington Boots For The Hard-Core Festival-Goer

Wellington boots are such popular footwear for summer music festivals, like Bonnaroo in Tennessee and Glastonbury in England where mud and dirt abound, that Hunter decided to create a special “Festival” take on the basic rubber boot. These badass wellies, which feature crocodile-stamped panels and silver-tone rivets, resemble tough-looking motorcycle boots. In our opinion, these… More »


Tuesday Quickies!

Watermelon is the new Viagra, only with seeds! [Asylum]
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves named their little baby boy Levi. Sigh. Cooter Adonis was sooo much cuter. Oh well. [DListed]
Peephole panties offer “butt cleavage.”[Tango]
What to expect at sex therapy. [Dear Sugar]
How to navigate the bar like, uh, one of The Frisky editors. More »


Slideshow: Musical Mayem At The Glastonbury Festival

Ahh, Glastonbury, the ultimate U.K. musical festival where regular folk hobnob with Kate Moss and risk getting punched in the face by Amy Winehouse. How we wish we could have gone and hung out this past weekend, checking out performances by everyone from Duffy to Jay-Z. Unforch, we will have to settle for the next… More »


Slideshow: Bands Rock Out At Coachella

Didn’t make it to Coachella this year? No worries! We have a slideshow that’s almost as good as actually being there. Well, sorta.
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