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    Re: Worst Perfomance?

    Also, sound issues aside, Youth Lagoon lost me. Yeah, I know, I know, he has a unique voice and he's not trying to sound like a classically trained singer - but live it sounded even more...
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    Re: Worst Perfomance?

    Agreed. Not sure if I'm noticing it more as I get older, but I've been to several Coachellas and it seemed like there were quite a few issues with the sound this year. Kinda disappointing because as...
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    Crazy Year-over-Year Housing increases

    So I got the quote today from lady that manages the same place we've stayed at the last 2 years. They want literally double what we paid only 2 years ago (2010) and 50% more than what we paid last...
  4. Palm Springs Shuttle Line - How long does it take?

    I took the La Quinta shuttle last year and if I remember correctly it was about 20-30 minutes from our pick up spot at the La Quinta Resort to the drop-off spot at the festival.

    This year I'm...
  5. Re: Coachella 2012 Announcement Tuesday May 31st @ 10am

    Exactly. Even for the smaller bands its not a bad deal. These bands get paid way more for a festival appearance than they do playing the crappy little rock-clubs they would normally play. Why not...
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    Re: Ooooerrr... fancy wristbands. Shipping soon as.

    I didn't realize the FDA had taken over airport security. I wonder what all those TSA agents are doing with their time now....testing out new boner pills?
  7. Re: SONG YOUR LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING THE MOST LIVE

    Kanye - The Good Life
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    Re: Lovers of Interpol Convene

    Never understood why people hate on Our Love to Admire. Pretty damn good album save for maybe one dud at the end (never cared for "Lighthouse" always thought it sounded like a poor version of a...
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    Re: ANIMAL FUCKING COLLECTIVE!!!

    Don't count on it. I think its maybe their best song....but as previously discussed, they don't necessarily play their best songs.
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    Re: ANIMAL FUCKING COLLECTIVE!!!

    Ehh, I both agree and disagree with you. I'm sure they are great guys. I agree, I'd rather hear any AC than none at all. I appreciate that they are playing in spite of family obligations. I also...
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    Re: ANIMAL FUCKING COLLECTIVE!!!

    I love the band, enjoy watching them live, and will definitely check them out this year. I don't even mind hearing a new song or two. I'd just prefer if it wasn't 1/2 of an already-shortened set....
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    Re: No "Chillwave" bands?

    I feel like Phantogram is border-line, or at least semi-similar to the bands mentioned.
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    Re: ANIMAL FUCKING COLLECTIVE!!!

    It's not so much that they were "new," its that they were unreleased. When I saw them play the MPP material at Coachella '08 that was the absolute first time I had heard those songs (and that was...
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    Re: ANIMAL FUCKING COLLECTIVE!!!

    Let's just hope the majority of their set is material they've already released. I remembered enjoying their last Coachella set, but was slightly disappointed as I didn't recognize half the...
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    Re: Jimmy ****ing Eat World

    As another Arizona boy I definitely have a soft spot for Jimmy Eat World. The timing was just perfect for me, Bleed American came out when I was a senior in high school...that whole album was...
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    Re: LOCAL H (for token 90s band) in 11'

    Pack Up the Cats is one of my favorite all-time albums.
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    Re: Biggest discoveries this weekend

    The Specials - had no interest in seeing them. Only caught their set because I was in the beer tent between the main stage and the outdoor. They really impressed me.
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    Re: Coachella 2010: Most underrated set?

    Spoon was killer. What a great set list - they picked some of their best tracks from each album.

    WHO MAKES YOUR MONEY?
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    Re: Top 5 Performances of Coachella 2010

    Thom Yorke
    Beach House
    Jay-Z
    Spoon
    Pavement
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem

    I think that's just how he is when he is drunk on Champagne, not when he's nervous....

    Let's be honest, dude was wasted. Not that it made for a bad show, however. The vocals on "I can Change"...
  21. Thread: Beach House

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    Re: Beach House

    I thought they were absolutely amazing. The lead singer was just nailing her vocal lines - not sure if it was the tent, or the reverb, or both - but the sound was so dreamy yet powerful at the same...
  22. Thread: DEERHUNTER

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    Re: DEERHUNTER

    They were great. I was so happy they played Cover Me into Agoraphobia.

    One of the new songs they played I really like...makes me excited for their next album
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    Re: Jay-Z Headlining

    Jay-Z just killed it. I am forever a fan. Best rapper alive!

    "On to the Next One" was just plain awesome...and I just about lost it when he played "Can I get a" - I hadn't heard that song in...
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    Re: Move the Heineken Tent!!

    I agree - that Heineken dome is totally unnecessary. Are there not already enough opportunities to watch crappy no-name DJ's at Coachella already???
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem

    That disco ball was awesome!!
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem

    If it was up to me I would have changed their setlist a bit - would like to have heard either "Someone Great" or "North American Scum" rather than "Losing My Edge" or "Pow"...but nevertheless it was...
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    Re: crazy things you've seen at coachella

    Saw more than one person this year climb to the top of the PA systems or the Crane (the art installation) and start swinging wildly around them holding on with one hand. I could barely watch - I was...
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    Re: Did Die Antwood just get added

    I just watched the Enter the Ninja video and can't tell if its a joke or not.
  29. Re: Stay postive - what's the worst Coachella set you have witnessed?

    Morrissey was pretty bad. What a pretentious d-bag.
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    Re: the do-lab needs to STFU

    I completely agree. It was pretty hard to enjoy Fleet Foxes' vocal harmonies with "BUMP BUMP BUMP BUMP BUMP" going on in the background.

    Does the Sahara Tent and the Dome not provide enough...
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    Re: La Quinta Legacy Villas: What's up?

    Has anyone that has stayed in the La Quinta Villas in the past rented through Bill Wilson? I supposedly have a reservation for this year but the guy is impossible to get a hold of. I'm starting to...
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    Re: The Best Back-To-Back Performance At Coachella?

    Not going to claim it was the best ever, but My Morning Jacket into Roger Waters was pretty awesome.

    Also liked Fleet Foxes into Band of Horses & YYY's into MBV

    There is a lot of potential for...
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    Re: Is 3 Days at Cochella to much Cochella?

    In the past I have worried a little bit about being too exhausted Sunday to enjoy the show...but each year I show up, the adrenaline gets pumping, and I have no problem making it through. I think 3...
  34. Thread: Beach House

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    Re: Beach House

    I can't wait to see Beach House, but first I'm going to vent a bit: How the hell are they billed so low?? I'm obviously a bit biased (big fan of Devotion and Teen Dream), but do they really deserve...
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    Re: Street Sweeper Social Club

    It would be nice if Morrello could write a riff outside of the pentatonic blues scale. He can obviously play guitar, why is he so content with playing the same tired riffs over and over and over and...
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    Re: Dirty Projectors!

    Here's what I was talking about....found the video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px96-3-E6-E&feature=related

    Pretty cool stuff.
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    Re: Dirty Projectors!

    I saw them just a few months ago, and I can tell you that they do an amazing job recreating the album in a live setting. I imagine they must spend a whole lot of time rehearsing in order to pull of...
  38. Thread: Tengo Pit

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    Re: Tengo Pit

    an "I have" Pit. Interesting.
  39. Re: lake cahuilla...

    There's a few ways to get there, but here's what I do:

    From the I-10W, exit on Golf Center Parkway (aka Auto Center Dr or Indio Center Dr) and go Left. Make a right on 46th ave, then a Left on...
  40. Re: lake cahuilla...

    Yeah, he was in the overflow area. We were hanging outside our tent on camping chairs and he came over to talk to us. He seemed nice enough at first...but the more he talked the more hammered we...
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    A shuttle would be awesome! I would be all over that....

    PS - If you are coming from San Jose, staying at Cahuilla in an RV, and your name is Martin, please stay away from my campsite. You were...
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    Re: OFFICIAL 2009 COACHELLA LINEUP...BEFORE IT GETS DELETED

    Please be fake. That lineup sucks.
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    Re: Vampire Weekend: Underwhelming Performance!

    I think anyone who has listened to their album should have known that they weren't going to be mind-blowing or anything. They play clean indie-pop music...flat bass guitar, clean guitars with...
  44. Thread: Autolux

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    Re: Autolux

    Yes, their guitar player was too cool for school.

    Otherwise, I'd say they were better than average. Not great, but good. All the songs off Future Perfect were done well...there were a couple...
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    Re: Animal Collective

    Why was there only 3 of them? I was under the impression there were 4 members.

    Awesome show though....I think the best word to describe it for me was 'mesmerizing'...They sometimes push the...
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    Re: Waters Conflicts

    What about Rick Wright? You guys talk like he doesn't exist.


    *EDIT - Woops....looks like there are two teams...Wright & Gilmour VS Waters and Mason. I really wish they'd resolve that conflict.
  47. Thread: Bamboo Waves

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    Re: Bamboo Waves

    Well someone found a link to the Big Rig Jig pretty quickly...

    Google search for Bamboo Waves is turning up nothing but posters and math equations.
  48. Thread: Bamboo Waves

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    Bamboo Waves

    What the hell is it?
  49. Re: lake cahuilla...

    I don't know if this is the same as the "PRIMITIVE" primitive area or what, but I just called and booked a spot for the "Equestrian" area (I'm guessing this explains the horse crap). According to...
  50. Thread: The Field

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    Re: The Field

    Never seen him live but I can say I listened to the album and it bored me to death and gave me a headache at the same time. I know electronic music is centered around loops and repetition, but this...
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