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instinct
03-07-2007, 04:18 PM
I must say, the lighting at Coachella at night is freaking awesome. I think it deserves it's own thread. I love how all the palm trees are lit up different colors, and how they have the projections playing on the beer tents and the HUGE projectors projecting on the Sahara tent. Not to mention the huge sky lights that all light up and hit together in the center at night and when you look up at night you feel like like you are in the middle. The Tesla coil is fucking terrific eye candy as well as the other art installations lit up. I really appreciate cool lighting effects and Coachella is not a let down. Let's not forget to mention the HUGE disco ball in the sahara tent.. I would love to see a 10W Yag laser during Tiesto's set on the main stage this year.

instinct
03-08-2007, 12:32 AM
Damn, I'm such a loser, I guess I am the only who appreciates the way the lights light up the night at coachella.

Boourns
03-08-2007, 01:37 AM
Shiny, flashy stuff is good times. I really dig the spotlights at night, even if they are never aligned.

crazzz2007
03-08-2007, 03:28 AM
Shiny, flashy stuff is good times. I really dig the spotlights at night, even if they are never aligned.

they were aligned perfectly in 2004

windscreen
03-08-2007, 03:46 AM
I agree with you, my first coachella in 2005 I couldn't believe how when the sun went down it was like you were in a completely different venue. To me its one of those things that make Coachella what it is.
I did miss the water droplets on the VIP tents last year though, they were cool!!!!

crazzz2007
03-08-2007, 03:51 AM
I must say, the lighting at Coachella at night is freaking awesome. I think it deserves it's own thread. I love how all the palm trees are lit up different colors, and how they have the projections playing on the beer tents and the HUGE projectors projecting on the Sahara tent.

i don't think they had the projections on the tents last year.

bartelby
03-08-2007, 06:01 AM
didn't they? i thought they had some on the sahara but sometimes the years get jumbled around in my head...

gaypalmsprings
03-08-2007, 06:02 AM
What about all those annoying disco balls in the Sahara tent?

TomAz
03-08-2007, 06:04 AM
the spotlights are really cool to look at when you're drunk and exhausted and laying on your back in the beer tent. They're really hard to get a picture of with a cheap camera though.

caco0283
03-08-2007, 06:23 AM
-5 points taken from Tom for not having a cool camera

total 15 points

instinct
03-08-2007, 10:01 PM
I think the spot lights would be pretty hard to angle them perfectly.. I love the venue at night. I wear my sunglasses at night.

Boourns
03-08-2007, 10:42 PM
the spotlights are really cool to look at when you're drunk and exhausted and laying on your back in the beer tent. They're really hard to get a picture of with a cheap camera though.

Or stoned. Very trippy.

I just got a Canon Powershot A540, but I don't think it will help me take a picture of something like that. I don't know how to take decent shots in the dark. At all. Anyone have any tips? The stupid cameras always end up focusing on the top of someone's head, so a band playing in the background is a total blur (no, not Blur, I wish), regardless of what was happening on the camera's screen.

suprefan
03-08-2007, 10:44 PM
What about all those annoying disco balls in the Sahara tent?

You know why those were there...

rage patton
03-08-2007, 10:50 PM
I think the spot lights would be pretty hard to angle them perfectly.. I love the venue at night. I wear my sunglasses at night.

I wear my sunglasses at night, so I can, so I can, watch you...
Anyone else up for a Corey Heart appearance at Coachella this year?
...
In peoples opinion, which group has put on the best lightshow so far at any Coachella? These outdoor light shows sound amazing! I cant wait!

Boourns
03-08-2007, 11:02 PM
As far as lightshows go...DAFT PUNK

rage patton
03-08-2007, 11:32 PM
As far as lightshows go...DAFT PUNK

I knew someone was gonna say that.
However, I mean outdoor shows. As in, Mainstage or outdoor stage performances. Who has had some spectacular lights to go along with the performance?

suprefan
03-08-2007, 11:39 PM
RADIOHEAD, Nine Inch Nails, Massive Attack had cool lighting. Depeche Mode had their full stage production so there was that too. The lighting on the Outdoor stage last year was awesome at night. I could see the lighting for like Mogwai and all that it was intense...

infect ME
03-08-2007, 11:44 PM
I don't know about lights or lasers, but TOOL has the best visuals of any band I've ever seen. Chet Zar is an amazing artist

tiffdud41
03-08-2007, 11:48 PM
I missed the tessla coil, hope to see it this year

Sexecutioner
03-09-2007, 01:48 PM
The lighting on the Outdoor stage last year was awesome at night. I could see the lighting for like Mogwai and all that it was intense...
I was also pretty impressed with the lights on the outdoor set last year. Atmosphere's set was pretty sweet.

I am getting a boner just thinking about coachella at night.

fatboy192
03-09-2007, 02:03 PM
my first coachella this year and i have to say from what i have seen in the pics it looks cooooolllllll as fuck at night!!! don't get any of that in the uk
do they use laser lights alot for the sets? i love it when they make a lazer ceiling with them, class as!!!

codytwo
03-09-2007, 02:10 PM
I missed the tessla coil, hope to see it this year

It was there.

amyzzz
03-09-2007, 02:28 PM
my first coachella this year and i have to say from what i have seen in the pics it looks cooooolllllll as fuck at night!!! don't get any of that in the uk
do they use laser lights alot for the sets? i love it when they make a lazer ceiling with them, class as!!!
Yeah, those lights made me wish I was more in the tent for Daft Punk. I was a little bit outside the tent, and I couldn't see the pyramid from my vantage point. (I heard about that later and saw the pics)

AEversW
03-09-2007, 02:40 PM
the outdoor stage was my favorite stage last year. The lighting was great! During the loud part of Mogwai fear Satan gave me chills.

suprefan
03-09-2007, 04:01 PM
I was also pretty impressed with the lights on the outdoor set last year. Atmosphere's set was pretty sweet.

I am getting a boner just thinking about coachella at night.


Yeah they have done an awesome job with the lighting for the Outdoor Theatre thet last couple years. If only it could be that good on the main...

jackstraw94086
03-09-2007, 04:04 PM
hippies are so much better at amusing lighting.



http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/09f8743e-b9a3-4025-ab6a-3e126d832ef.jpg
http://www.mccullagh.org/db9/1ds-10/uchronia-burning-man.jpg
http://www.zentropolis.com/logs_2006_09_16/Images/Belgium_Waffle.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/night1.jpg
http://photos.signonsandiego.com/gallery1.5/albums/040906burn/A3F005D9_3B96_4252_90EF_D071C5F81BFC_pobj_MINI_1.j pg
http://www.civicactions.com/system/files?file=connexus_night_2006.jpg
http://i.pbase.com/o4/15/484815/1/54655507.bm05010.jpg

full on idle
03-09-2007, 04:09 PM
oh hey's that bonnaroo?

AEversW
03-09-2007, 06:58 PM
i think thats burning man.

suprefan
03-09-2007, 07:38 PM
oh hey's that bonnaroo?



BURNING MAN SUCKA!!!

Can we just walk around Coachella with light sticks and spin fire?

jimmycrackcorn
03-09-2007, 10:12 PM
i liked whats been there in the past a lot... i hope there is NEW stuff this year

KenMixtape
03-09-2007, 11:00 PM
I was also pretty impressed with the lights on the outdoor set last year. Atmosphere's set was pretty sweet.

I am getting a boner just thinking about coachella at night.

The outdoor stage lighting was ridiculous last year. They definetely stepped it up.
How about the towers scattered throughout the fest with the multicolor LED style tube lights? I don't think they had those before.

fatboy192
03-10-2007, 01:36 AM
hippies are so much better at amusing lighting.



http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/09f8743e-b9a3-4025-ab6a-3e126d832ef.jpg
http://www.mccullagh.org/db9/1ds-10/uchronia-burning-man.jpg
http://www.zentropolis.com/logs_2006_09_16/Images/Belgium_Waffle.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/night1.jpg
http://photos.signonsandiego.com/gallery1.5/albums/040906burn/A3F005D9_3B96_4252_90EF_D071C5F81BFC_pobj_MINI_1.j pg
http://www.civicactions.com/system/files?file=connexus_night_2006.jpg
http://i.pbase.com/o4/15/484815/1/54655507.bm05010.jpg

is that coachella or somewhere else???

instinct
03-11-2007, 05:17 PM
is that coachella or somewhere else???

Yea, That's Coachella.

ediger
03-11-2007, 05:45 PM
hippies are so much better at amusing lighting.



http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/09f8743e-b9a3-4025-ab6a-3e126d832ef.jpg
http://www.mccullagh.org/db9/1ds-10/uchronia-burning-man.jpg
http://www.zentropolis.com/logs_2006_09_16/Images/Belgium_Waffle.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/night1.jpg
http://photos.signonsandiego.com/gallery1.5/albums/040906burn/A3F005D9_3B96_4252_90EF_D071C5F81BFC_pobj_MINI_1.j pg
http://www.civicactions.com/system/files?file=connexus_night_2006.jpg
http://i.pbase.com/o4/15/484815/1/54655507.bm05010.jpg

that looks incredible. I'm going to need a couple of extra memory cards for my camera...

fatboy192
03-12-2007, 09:49 AM
nope the guy that posted the pics said it's the burning man festival, disapointed!! i pm'ed him
Quote:
Originally Posted by fatboy192
are the pics you posted of coachella or somewhere else??
reply
burning man

http://www.burningman.com/

instinct
04-21-2010, 10:29 PM
bumP!

instinct
04-21-2010, 10:29 PM
Dude the burning man is in the photos.. I don't know anyone could take that serious.

seyrnon
04-21-2010, 10:37 PM
sahara roof LED's were pretty nice, not enough of them, but they were cool

PotVsKtl
04-21-2010, 11:11 PM
Art was weak.

boarderwoozel3
04-21-2010, 11:13 PM
Loved the main stage lighting and huge screens this year.