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A fan holds up a giant mask of Este Haim from the rock band HAIM at Coachella.

April 15, 2014 115 shots — from HAIM to Pharrell — of the festival that kicks off the summer concert season.

Kanye West performing in New York City, 2012

April 15, 2014 Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams has won the Pulitzer Prize for music with an homage to the sea called Become Ocean.

April 14, 2014 Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.


Big Boi (left) and Andre 3000 perform on stage at Coachella during the first stop on OutKast's reunion tour.

April 14, 2014 The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.


Rupa and the April Fishes' latest release, Live at the Independent, was recorded in concert at a San Francisco Walk Against Rape fundraiser.

April 13, 2014 When not touring the world with her band, Rupa Marya is an internist at a San Francisco hospital.


Jesse Winchester

April 11, 2014 Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.


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