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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    The Beatles were innovators

    Bob Dylan was an innovator

    Jimi Hendrix was an innovator

    My Bloody Valentine were innovators

    Radiohead were innovators
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    Re: best artist to see before 5pm?

    I would not recommend this because then you would be missing GOAT who were better than Austra

    From what I saw here are the can't miss early sets...

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    Goat
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    Agree entirely with this...it's not just the acts, it's the percentage of the audience gobbling up the tickets just to see those acts that's the biggest problem. But as I said in another thread, how...
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    Re: Annual summary of the awesome and not awesome

    This - First, whose going to buy vinyl that's been out in an un-airconditioned tent for days.

    Second, it's a significant disservice to the artists. I would typically blow about 200-300 bucks on...
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    The counter argument to this is that if Coachella totally caves in to the EDM the older rock acts and special reunions will stop coming back. If I'm In Living Color or Charlatan UK or Teenage...
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    Re: Advice from Wkend 1 to Wkend2

    As to QOTSA vs Mogwai - both were excellent, caught first 20 of Queens, all of Mogwai...I'd make it a game time decision...Queens came out rocking hard, Mogwai was as mellow a set as I saw all...
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    Re: Most Crowded/Least Crowded Sets

    This...it's identity check time...the money is there either way...do you want rock fans or dance fans...but it's going to take multiple years of keeping the dance act relegated to the Sahara and Yuma...
  8. Re: Your top five acts of Coachella 2014 (Weekend One Edition)

    Wow, feel like I attended a different festival than most of the rest of you. Thought the new AF songs played great, loved Reflector and the weirdness of Afterlife/Hey Orpheus, but for most of the...
  9. Thread: Bo Ningen

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    Re: Bo Ningen

    Yes - one of ten best sets of entire weekend - fluid, monstrously loud tracks that had shades of punk, metal, noise, shoe gaze, but like Boris hard to pin down.
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    Re: Best Sets: Saturday Week 1 Edition

    I don't know if it's just bad luck, but there's been a day of crap weather every week 1 since they went to the two week format. I agree I'd much rather deal with 105 degree weather. They should shift...
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    Best Sets: Saturday Week 1 Edition

    Weird Day, far less impressive than Friday overall, but stronger highlights.

    My favorites...

    1. Future Islands - fav set of fest, stretch of Tin Man into first four tracks off Singles so great!...
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    Re: Best sets..friday editiom

    Yeah, think it's also factor of band's constantly shifting lineup, set kicked in when they stopped playing the older material and locked in on Too True's best stuff...last four songs were awesome...
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    Re: Best sets..friday editiom

    Holding off on including Mats and Outkast as only caught 20 minutes of each set and saving for next week with my son, but do have to say Mats were awesome and Outkast, what I did see, we're fun , but...
  14. Prediction - Which Acts Deliver the Top 5 Sets For Each Day.

    Not a straight up who do you want to see most - The Replacements and The Knife are two of my top 3 Friday acts, but I have doubts either act will deliver one of the top five sets for Friday...
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  15. Re: do they change the schedule for weekend 2?

    Typically there are some slight shifts, but usually not with the major acts - the preplanned swap with Blur and Stone Roses being the obvious exception....Last year Vintage Trouble got moved up to...
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    Re: Worst Conflicts?

    Tickets are still available for Afghan Whigs at Pappy and Harriets Tomorrow night! Just a suggestion if you are in town already.
  17. Thread: SET TIMES!

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    Re: SET TIMES!

    As I'm sure they are...will be as sparsely attended as Throbbing Gristle, Scala & Kolancy Brothers and Black Mountain vs. Roger Waters, though probably won't reach Gregg Ginn levels.

    Total fuck...
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    Re: Who is stoked on these late adds?

    Nicholas Jarr Yuma set also added! These late adds are fucking great!
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    Re: Conflictchella 2014

    Stone Roses vs Grinderman all over again, except maybe even worse.

    In all honesty, to me the worst conflicts are early Saturday and Sunday - Foxygen/Graveyard/Drowners/Ty Segall/Temples...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    All this worry about conflicts between The Knife/Replacements/Outkast.

    Don't get me wrong, I'm positively stoked for all three, but I've got a sneaking suspicion when all is said and done, Goat,...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    All this worry about conflicts between The Knife/Replacements/Outkast.

    Don't get me wrong, I'm positively stoked for all three, but I've got a sneaking suspicion when all is said and done, Goat,...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    Seriously...this has been the best set time prediction year ever...great job Boourns, guedita, mikey, heartcooksbrain, and everyone else whose been pulling this info and and keeping the updates...
  23. Re: What is your number 4 act on day 2 that is likely to be in the Gobi around 4pm?

    Chvrches, Future Islands or Foxygen, though my guess is both Chvrches and Future Islands have outgrown the Gobi so Foxygen
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    Re: 2014 Poster Changes

    Gotta have Boourns back here...seen Warpaint multiple times, not a huge fan of them on record but they are an exceptional live act...if not the best set of the day they will definitely be in...
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    Re: SATURDAY- 2014 Set Times Predictions Thread

    Right Side of the bell curve band...best days already in the past...surprised to even see them on lineup, getting their dubious "Big Pink" 2nd Coachella stint before fading into oblivion.
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    Could totally see Dum Dum Girls on one of the outdoor stages that early in the day, even main...their sound is big enough.
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    I think the Knife's a special case production that plays much better in a more enclosed venue and if it's anything like Fever Ray will require extra time after preceding set to set up. Predictions...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    Or Knife really does end up closing the Mojave against Outkast, making probably flow Ferry 9:15-10:05 on Outdoor or Mojave, Replacements 10:05- 11:05 Main then Outkast 11:30 - End on Main, Knife...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    I doubt 2 Chainz, however mainstream popular, was one of the acts Coachella Brass were most concerned about keeping happy in that day's lineup.
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    Feeling very thankful about going both weekends right now...hope it doesn't happen for those that are only attending one...just remember, after that Tollett interview, it's pretty clear it's often...
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    Re: SATURDAY- 2014 Set Times Predictions Thread

    Coachella schedules same audience/genre artists against each other all the time - DBTs/Blitzen Trapper in '09, Goldfrapp/Santigold in '08, Animal Collective/Akron Family '08, Wire/Big Audio Dynamite...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2014

    Looks like a good time - thought Parquet Courts, Phosphorescent, White Denim only names we don't have on our bill that I'm cursing PT for not bringing in this year.

    White Denim must either be too...
  33. Re: What artists do you see getting more than 50 minutes?

    The Replacements - Bryan Ferry - Beck - Nas - NMH (not that they'll need it) - yes Queens Of The Stone Age - Pet Shop Boys.

    Don't see The Knife getting extra time if indeed they are playing before...
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    Re: J Roddy Walston and the Business

    Too bad, I've come to love those early hours...small crowds, no expectations, tons of discoveries that always surprise...there's a charge to seeing an unexpected great early set like Vintage Trouble,...
  35. Re: Now That You've Done Some Research, You're Top 5 Must Sees Each Day of 2014

    And Darkside is going to be freaking mobbed on Saturday in whatever tent they are playing
  36. Re: Now That You've Done Some Research, You're Top 5 Must Sees Each Day of 2014

    Playing the Wes Way...Bands I was pretty much unaware of prior to lineup's release that I now hope to catch

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    Bots
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    Poll: Re: Who is More Overrated: Radiohead or Arcade Fire?

    Both are bands deserving of high praise...I'm not sure Radiohead has much left in them...but in all of Rock History, few have a stronger overall discography.

    Arcade Fire, Funeral excepted, is just...
  38. Poll: Re: Saturday 2008 versus Friday 2014 (pre-fest)

    I do believe, with Jon Spencer, Goat, Knife, Bryan Ferry, Afghan Whigs, Outkast, and the Replacements, and many other fine undercard acts that depending on how they schedule...Friday '14 does have a...
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    Re: SUNDAY- 2014 Set Times Predictions Thread

    Deafheaven and Parquet Courts to cover...do it already PT, Sunday's undercard is weak sauce, near everyone wants them on the lineup, both are either presently touring or close to touring, and they...
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    Poll: Re: Worst "indie" newcomer of 2013

    I voted other because in all honesty, some of these mainstream/blog-buzz artists we're shitting on here like Chvrches and Alt-J released 2012/2013 albums far better to my ears than the 2013 releases...
  41. Re: Why Coachella? The Ever Increasing Music Festival Landscape

    Agree with all of this...will add two things.

    Not sure the line-ups are dropping off as much as so many other Festivals have jumped up following Coachella's lead and competing for the same top and...
  42. Re: Rate Those 2014 Artists You've Already Seen As Live Acts

    Can't promise for sure, but...they won't. Would make zero scheduling sense and I can't see either parties agent/reps (the real source behind a lot of the fest's worst conflicts over the years)...
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    Me thinks, given both are playing evening shows at Pappy & Harriets the night before that GV clearly helped booked, that The Afghan Whigs and especially Goat will be playing later in the day than we...
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    Re: The Rapture Break Up

    Wonderful live act...but from the standpoint of generating interesting new material, probably long overdue.
  45. Rate Those 2014 Artists You've Already Seen As Live Acts

    Did this thread last year...got some great feedback on it...haven't seen one started yet this year so thought I'd launch it up again for 2014.

    Big surprise for me this year is how few acts I've...
  46. Re: Sunday is now the Single Worst Day in Coachella History

    Saturday 2010 will be hard to beat for worst Coachella day ever...

    lost multiple acts to the Volcano (Frightened Rabbit in particular), overloaded with awful prog acts like Porcupine Tree, Coheed...
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    Re: If you go both weekends...

    I'm going both weekends for first time this year...going with friends weekend 1 with a heavy classic rock lean, and my son weekend 2 whose a rap fanatic...so my guess is that's how my two weeks will...
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    Re: Tollett interview Feb 21st 11am streamed

    Most interesting thing I read in to it was the discussion of set times...obviously a huge part of the negotiations...makes me think a lot of times those brutal conflicts are less PTs doing than...
  49. Re: Now That You've Done Some Research, You're Top 5 Must Sees Each Day of 2014

    This would be correct. Sorry for the poor choice of words.
  50. Thread: Bonnaroo 2014

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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    I felt this way a month ago...but this coachella unlike previous years has so many acts ive never caught before and I'm loving the jammy vibe of so many of the undercard rock acts...Goat /jon Spencer...
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