In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss Coachella and the history of music festivals.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- The Coachella music festival has become a major cultural and commercial event. We all drew on this BBC chronology of music festivals, and Natalia referred to this piece in High Times. Neil referenced this Bloomberg article about the urbanization of music festivals and this Los Angeles Magazine article about the city’s regional experience of music festivals.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia recommended the new Netflix documentary, White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie and Fitch.
- Neil discussed the film, The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
- Niki shared her latest CNN column, “’The First Lady’ is a Harsh Reminder of This Dissonant Truth.”