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    Re: Arcade Fire 2014

    They completely nailed this performance in every way they could have. Bravo, Arcade Fire.
  2. Thread: Muse

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    Re: Muse

    Muse will definitely be better weekend 2. Their crowd was on the smaller side (idk about smaller than Blur) especially before Pharrell's crowd wandered over, but some of that is because people left...
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    This.

    They'd never even consider booking Maroon 5 or Imagine Dragons. Calvin Harris and Martin Garrix are as bad if not worse. What hurts even more is acts like Basement Jaxx and Kraftwerk are...
  4. Re: Your top five acts of Coachella 2014 (Weekend One Edition)

    Chronological

    the Glitch Mob
    the Knife (#1)
    Darkside
    Beck
    Arcade Fire (#1a)

    Biggest surprise:
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    Re: Glow stick war 2014

    If Muse does open with New Born I think that's the best choice
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    I'm a pretty big Elton John fan and I've seen him twice before. Never been to roo but I can tell you Elton wouldn't go over great as a coachella headliner. It's not McCartney or waters with a big...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    I'm planning on making this my first Roo finally. I really wanted to go last year but I had to be in a friend's wedding that weekend. 2012 would have been awesome for Radiohead but I had already...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    That would seem to make sense but coachella conflicts some alike acts usually. I remember thinking the DJ Shadow vs modeselektor conflict in 2012 made no sense. Last year the disclosure vs prydz...
  9. Re: Who were you surprised to see NOT on the lineup?

    I know I'm not presenting new information to anyone but I just saw moderat is playing moogfest in nc the week after weekend 2.

    Seriously gv....wtf???
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    Re: 5 Smart-5 Dumb -5 Missed Bookings

    Not that my list is that much different than anyone else's but:

    5 Smart:
    Outkast: set the excitement level of the festival this year
    the Knife: Coachella is known for rare acts and they don't...
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    Re: 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread??

    I'm seeing a lot of people predict that Arcade Fire will start at 10:30 or 10:35. In 2011 they started at 11:20 thereby getting an hour and forty minutes. I'm just wondering why they'd get a...
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    Re: 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread??

    Gorillaz and dre played Sunday though. I doubt outkast would play unopposed on Friday. Not even Paul McCartney was unopposed.

    I could be wrong but weren't the cure also unopposed on Sunday?
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    Re: Your Opinions on the 2014 Lineup

    I get that but I have to assume if nin was in place of muse it would've sold out as well and it wouldn't seem so repetitive.
  14. Re: Who were you surprised to see NOT on the lineup?

    I really wanted moderat or trentemoller
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    Re: Your Opinions on the 2014 Lineup

    Ha, that's true. I've gone every year since 09 and I've never seen a year where there wasn't massive complaining. Even in 2010 people complained.

    To me it's a fine lineup, but simply replacing...
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    Re: 2014 Headliner Cheat Sheet

    Please tell me you aren't so dumb to believe that was real. They did that "skit" where they ask eminem to stay for one more song both weekends.
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    Re: Fake Posters Thread 2014

    Every festival Paul McCartney has done.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2013

    For British bands Glastonbury is bigger. And we could make an equally impressive list of bands who didn't tour when a member was injured.

    Setlist.fm says daft punk played doin it right with animal...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    i bought a ticket at the box office last year and there wasn't even a line, it was nowhere close to sold out.
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    Re: Predict The 2014 Headliners A Year In Advance

    and arctic monkeys are headlining this year. Could they headline coachella?


    the white stripes would certainly headline, I just don't think bc u headline Glastonbury u r an automatic US headliner
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    Re: Daft Punk 2013 Tour Dates.

    You think going from Paranoid Android to Treefingers is not alienating? Really? Taking guitar-driven alt-rock and changing it to electronic rock with no guitars or drums on certain tracks,...
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    Re: Daft Punk 2013 Tour Dates.

    The comparison between Kid A and RAM:

    -the record is more challenging then their previous work
    -the record was meant to be a reinvention; a change from their previous sound
    -the record is not...
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    Re: Daft Punk 2013 Tour Dates.

    Seems to me this album is going over a lot of people's heads. I think it's the Daft Punk version of Kid A: the idea being you aren't supposed to fall in love with it on the first listen. The...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Interesting he's throwing a couple of John songs in there. I don't remember him doing any John songs previously other than A Day in the Life (which is half his) --> Give Peace a Chance.
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    Re: FYF Fest 2013

    Sooo....Moderat was added to Electric Zoo the weekend after this. Is there any chance at Moderat at FYF, like in the SMD slot from last year?
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    Re: IRON MAIDEN 2014

    Since Coachella rarely books metal and PT apparently loves Maiden I wonder if one of these new GV autumn fests could be a metal version of Stagecoach with Maiden headlining. Seems like a metal fest...
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    Re: Shirts That Made You Go, "Ha. Ha."

    The best shirt I saw was weekend 2 at Hot Chip. Some guy was wearing a shirt that said "Daft Punk isn't coming"

    If you read these boards, I salute you.
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    Re: Top 5 sets from 2013 (Weekend 2 edition)

    From weekend 2, chronological:

    Alt-J
    Jurassic 5
    Blur
    Simian Mobile Disco
    Eric Prydz

    My top 5 from both weekends:
  29. Re: Who were the breakout bands of Coachella 2013? Who had the most acclaimed set?

    Everybody I talked to who saw Alt-J loved it and they had a massive crowd. Maybe they are getting a bit big for "breakout" status but that'd be my vote.
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    Re: Top five sets from 2013 (weekend one edition)

    Chronological:

    Jurassic 5
    How to Destroy Angels
    Booka Shade
    Tape Impala
    Pretty Lights

    HM:
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    Re: 2013 SET TIMES ARE LIVE

    Saturday Night Richie Hawtin vs New Order vs Sigur Ros vs Booka Shade vs Phoenix is rough
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    Re: Coachella joke on SNL

    Snl and super bowl halftime performances are almost always bad. Even radiohead and McCartney were bad on snl. It shouldn't discourage anyone from seeing phoenix.


    My favorite coachella joke on...
  33. Re: The Rolling Stones at STAPLES CENTER in LA right after Coachella

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/apr/04/charlies-watts-rolling-stones-drummer-interview

    Charlie Watts talking about how he hates playing festivals...maybe part of the reason for no Coachella:
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    Re: Music For Dummies aka EDM fans

    You could use this as evidence against any kind of music. I guarantee you the same crowd you describe above thinks Maroon 5 is the greatest band in the world. The "club kids" don't represent EDM...
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    Re: Music For Dummies aka EDM fans

    Very true, a lot of good electronic music isn't dancy.

    There's always pushback on new genres of music. The older generation didn't "get" the Beatles. Zeppelin was "just loud noise". The Pink...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I would love this.
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    Re: Ultra 15 / MMW / WMC

    http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/14/3286599/part-of-lighting-collapses-at.html

    Hopefully this does not affect the festival for you people going.
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    Re: David Lee Roth 2014

    Van Halen sucks. Nobody wants to hear jokey 80s hair metal on the polo fields.

    For the record Foo Fighters, No Doubt and Madonna never headlined Coachella.
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    Poll: Re: Worst Coachella Headliners

    I think I'm slowly starting to realize Dre/Snoop (in conjunction with the 2012 Sahara lineup) was the worst thing to ever happen to Coachella. I have to hear hologram jokes and hologram wishlists...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2013

    you mean ghost pirates
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2013

    It's good, I'm def thinking of going. It doesn't seem amazingly deep for my tastes but enough to keep me busy. Wondering if Bjork and Paul will have la dates.
  42. Re: Goldenvoice Presents Green Day LA Sports Arena April 18th...

    I would absolutely take rhcp over green day.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2013

    So no other acts playing...that's cool though. I might even prefer to take a nap sometime between 10-12 so I'm somewhat less tired come Monday. I would just be semi-disappointed if I didn't care...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2013

    I always try to do 1 or 2 big festivals in addition to Coachella; last year I did EDC and OSL. I have a Glastonbury ticket but considering the cost and PTO I would have to take I am definitely...
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    Re: Sasquatch 2013

    This is a good lineup...though not good enough to travel for considering coachella has most if the acts I'd want to see anyway. The only act I wish coachella got is the presets but we got a great...
  46. Re: There will be (Relevant) Add-ons / Surprises for sure, because...

    What? Passion pit is actually lower on the bill. Hot chip and vampire weekend moved up one spot. Yet you fail to mention Phoenix' "bump up". And other acts have dropped in "ranking" significantly...
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    Re: 2013 - Worst find so far.

    HAHA...Same here. On first glance I thought it said Moderat and I got excited. Then I realized it said "Modestep" and checked out who they were. Absolute garbage...but I bet they draw a crowd.
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    Re: Booka Shade!

    This is what I'm thinking. I really wish this could have been on Sunday.
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    Re: I for sure thought _______ was playing.

    There are definitely a few, but I am most shocked deadmau5 isn't closing the main one night.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Agreed. I also hate the Nokia Theater and I could totally see Bjork doing her residency there.

    I also rather enjoy the Palladium. I understand it has problems but I've had too many good times...
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