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To cure a years-long case of writer’s block, Sting was forced to face up to some childhood demons. Maybe we can all handle a spot of introspection.

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Some people may just have rocked out. But for Emily McManus, a Mark Ronson DJ set was actually a four-hour seminar in pop music history, proving to a sweaty crowd that everything with a beat is connected to everything else.

In her latest performance, comedian Sarah Jones channels characters from THE FUTURE. Turns out, in the future, we’re still pretty much the same kinds of people we are today. Sure, we may wear robot fighting exoskeletons — but we’re still going to war and falling in love and arguing with our parents. And that’s great.

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One week after he turned 16, Cole Plante played the American Music Awards 40th anniversary pre-party. He’s also the youngest DJ ever invited to play Lollapalooza. We talked to him.