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    Re: Fatboy Slim 08 Vs Girl Talk 09

    don't even get me started. Saw her in '08. Waded deep into the crowd so I was in for the duration. WORST fucking coachella set ever. She sounds good on a cd but really how can you be so bad live...
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    Re: Ben Gibbard made a tremendous mistake

    QFT! and the coolest thing was he didn't try and do it all himself/ do a shitty job. Him & his crew put on an AMAZING set as all you peeps that were there can attest.
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    Re: Ben Gibbard made a tremendous mistake

    Guess you weren't there...your bad, more room for the rest of us.
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    Re: Complaining about Coachella

    I'll walk to my car over sitting in in it wanting to fall asleep w/ a/c, comfy seats and tunes anyday. Glad you made it out okay. Sat/ Sun I was prepared for a parkfest that never happened.
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    Re: Complaining about Coachella

    haha all that deadgrass sure did a number on resurrecting my allergies.

    so was parking waaay better this year or did I just fluke out? Last year we had one 2 hour + night leaving but this year...
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    Complaining about Coachella

    What is up w/ that? So many peeps bitching about stuff. If you can't have a totally awesome time down there in the desert rocking out to like a zillion bands playing every flavor of music, maybe...
  7. Re: How can none of you be talking about Gogol Bordello?

    din't that dude on the accordian during SOL rock? he actually made accordians look cool, he rocked it!!
  8. Re: How can none of you be talking about Gogol Bordello?

    Well if you spent your time grooving to bands from the beer tent, my sympathies for you............
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    Re: Top 10: of weekend

    that's why coachella rules- it's a totally special place every damn year. Always on my highlight reel!!!
  10. Re: The "I Saw Jack Johnson and Had a Good Time" Thread

    more w/ the lights? he had one of the coolest lightshows in the Sahara.
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    Re: Top 10: of weekend

    awesome writeup!! and I love the dedication you had to see the bands youwanted to be front & center for by plowing like 5 hours early. totally cool!
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    Re: Anyone catch Adam Freeland or Deadmau5???

    Freeland was one of my beautiful surprises on the weekend. He fucking killed it!
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    Re: One death confirmed related to festival

    My condolences Sarah. I hope you've got some good support right now.
    RIP Ben
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    Re: Top 10: of weekend

    I just love how diverse everyone's top 10's are. Isn't it amazing how many great sets there were over the weekend and the variety of fave acts boggles the mind. where else could you rock out to...
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    Re: Aphex Twin Setlist

    haha, so funny and so true cuz that's what I had thought & hoped for beforehand. I def liked what I heard- dude is wonderfully fucked up and I'm so glad he shared!!
  16. Thread: Aphex Twin

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    Re: Aphex Twin

    He was amazing. I only saw part of the set- had to leave cuz my friend felt like she was gonna have a seizure (so you know it was GOOD!!)- but yeah he's an acquired taste for sure. Sahara tent was...
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    Re: Top 10: of weekend

    nope, you were better off @ whatever set you were at instead of being in the Sahara thinking 'Why TF am I sticking around?'
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    Re: Top 10: of weekend

    Best

    1. Prince
    2. Roger Waters
    3. Fatboy Slim
    4. Goldfrapp
    5. Shout Out Louds
    6. My Morning Jacket
    7. Adam Freeland
    8. Aphex Twin
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    Poll: Re: Looking for love

    c'mon man, that's what the Purell stations are for.
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    Re: There Will Be Backlash

    Dude, Bonnaroo is pretty awesome! Totally different from Coachella but very awesome.
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    Re: I'm feeling this year's lineup.

    Bingo! A few years late but tell me will anyone be in a bad mood when Born Slippy starts???
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    Re: I'm feeling this year's lineup.

    YEAH. My first reaction to the lineup was "huh" re: the headliners, and once I read the whole thing I was totally stoked! Fatboy, Aesop, DCC, Kraftwerk, Roger, Gogol, Chromeo, Stars, Spiritualized,...
  23. Thread: Bonnaroo

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    Bonnaroo

    So I know how awesome Coachella is and am going to Bonnaroo but don't know much about it aside from the bands playing, 80K peeps in attendance & pretty much mandatory camping. anyone who has been...
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    Re: Worst of Coachella

    yeah they could proilly lose the dome. so many times @ the main stage I looked over @ the outdoor stage to see if that where the sound bleed was coming from- uh uh, it was the dome & that india tent...
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    Re: Worst of Coachella

    bummer dude/ dudette. I caught Peaches- totally dug it cuz she worked her ass off for the tepid crowd & was funny to boot- & the saw the tail end of JAMC and was lucky enough to catch the one tune...
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    Re: What bands have disappointed you?

    bingo. Weezer was a letdown- zero enthusiasm or charisma as they churned through the hits. but standing in the same close to the stage spot for Massive Attack (with Elizabeth Frasier!!!) & "the not...
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    Re: What was your favorite shirt at Coachella?

    saw lots of great ones:

    a dude in an Audioslave tee,
    "I love Coachella, I want to f*ck it"
    "Jesus is coming, but he pulls out"
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    Re: Best Surprise

    This is my church
    This is where I heal my hurts
    For tonight
    God is a DJ

    was def cool in the Sahara.
  29. Thread: Artist fees

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    Artist fees

    anyome know what the artists actually make for playing Coachella? You hafta figure there's $ 16 million in tickets sold & the budget for the event was $15 mil plus. They also expect to profit mid...
  30. Re: Artists I am Pretty sure will Never play Coachella

    what? where & when? and who is in the band- page, plant, bohman's kid & ??

    it'd be cool to see the Stones play Coachella but between their fee & all the rich SoCal peeps gobbling up & scalping...
  31. Re: Artists I am Pretty sure will Never play Coachella

    dude I love your posts. Deadpan over the 'Net might not work w/ the younguns'but us jaded rockers love it.
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    Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Wish you were here

    Anyone else blown away by how cool that was. The first few notes & then suddenlythe whole crowd starts singing the entire song? A song that came out in 1973!

    I think they were more stoked than...
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    Re: best non band things about coachella 07

    not having to wait for a portapottie ever was a total treat. That NEVER happens at a concert.
    all the funny tee shirts were a hoot too:

    "I love Coachella, I want to F*ck it"
    "Jesus is coming,...
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    Re: Worst of Coachella

    man o' man. Unless you got burned by the Will Call line, got beat up or robbed or had to get medical attention you really can't complain. I mean if 3 days rocking in the desert to such an awesome...
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    Now that's perseverence!

    cool. I knew there'd be some crazy f*ckers like you. If they're your fave, it's gotta be done. Very impressive.
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    Poll: Re: Coachella vets, do you prefer 3 days or 2?

    w3rd! 2 days, 3 days or a Coachella week it's a good time. But yeah I guess if you're camping they'd need a lot more shade & water otherwise peeps would start dying.
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    Reason #98 to always have spare water, never wear sandals or go barefoot at Coachella

    We caught the latter part of Sonic Youth to get in close for the next show (DJ Shadow). As we're getting closer peeps are leaving Sonic Youth and I barely see this dude coming towards me whose...
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    3 guys in speedos & tube socks

    How many other people saw these guys?
    They were so hilarious- also wearing fanny packs, dancing & bandanas striking all these Charlie's Angels poses. For how many girls were having pictures taken...
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    Re: Worst of Coachella

    yeah. I'm surprised at the hate. Her set was a pleasant surprise & totally entertaining. she was working her ass off up there!!! and the start of the set was perfect!
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    Re: Friday Will Callers Deserve Compensation

    It's worth a shot calling or (e)mailing Goldenvoice about it. I've heard in the past they've been resonably responsive to the occasional glitch in the music experience. I saw that line & felt for...
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    Re: Who were your TOP 3?

    rodrigo y gabriela
    regina spektor
    silversuns

    I'd never heard of the first 2 before and they blew me away. #3 was the closest to what I was hoping for from the bands I was stoked to see.

    Best...
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