The Good News: Sly Stone Actually Played Coachella. The Bad News: It Was Either "An Absolutely Sad Spectacle" Or "An Act Of Obliterating Rebellion"

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Pic by Lina Lecaro.
Ordinarily we here at SOTC have no great love for or interest in Coachella, given its considerable distance from... us. But monitoring the web chatter throughout the weekend was somewhat enjoyable anyway -- Sunday night's news that Phoenix's set was way, way better attended than Pavement's, for example, was tremendously cheering. But Sly Stone's repeatedly delayed, apparently completely bewildering set was probably the funniest incident to regard from afar.

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