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    Default 3 acts you really hope play this year

    im just interested in who everyone wants to play and there are far too many threads on the old board! maybe not super headliner groups just ones you would love to see

    for me its:

    Arcade Fire
    i really love funeral and their new stuff sounds really good, plus they put on an amazing live show.

    Soulwax (nite versions)
    i saw these guys before in a tent and it was one of the most intense, amazing musical experiences ever. they woud make a brilliant sahara headliner.

    MEW
    ever since i heard and the glass handed kites i have been addicted to them, i imagine they would put on an incredible show too.

    anyway, thats my two cents, whats yours

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    Portishead, Air, something with Damon Albarn in it (Blur/Gorillaz/TGTBATQ).

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    The Shins: They've come through a couple of times over the years. This would be an ideal place and environment to see them.

    Morrissey: He would be a great presesnce on the main stage.

    Paul Weller: Coachella is the place for surprises and reunions. Not only would it be great to see Paul but even better if they had a Jam reunion.
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    Default Re: 3 acts you really hope play this year

    nice pick with Soulwax! I would like to see them alot too!

    but here are mine:

    The Chemical Brothers: Im a super fanboy whos never seen them live, new album out sometime this year.

    Portishead: A fantasic combination of hip hop, jazz, and blues. Their music is so good its creepy.

    A Tribe Called Quest: My favorite Hip Hop group, who I regret missing play live this past September. We got the Jazz, We got the Jazz.

    Rage Against The Machine (I know thats 4) got into them after their breakup, a reunion I would love to see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatbastard View Post
    The Shins: They've come through a couple of times over the years. This would be an ideal place and environment to see them.

    Morrissey: He would be a great presesnce on the main stage.

    Paul Weller: Coachella is the place for surprises and reunions. Not only would it be great to see Paul but even better if they had a Jam reunion.
    MORRISSEY would be bloody grand! He's playing in Pasadena on Feb 1. Are you going to that?

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    Portishead, Jarvis Cocker, Asobi Seksu

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    Portishead, Annuals, Grizzly Bear

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    Arcade Fire
    Interpol
    The Mars Volta
    The Dillinger Escape Plan(yeah 4th one but I think this will happen in 2008 since their new album comes out in September)

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    Daft Punk

    The Arcade Fire

    The Roots

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    i'd love to see

    unkle. with dj shadow and james lavelle
    boards of canada. just cuz
    basement jaxx. they had a new album out this year...i know its only been two years but its possible

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    I think electronic acts returning every couple of years isnt such a bad thing. The tough one is getting good electronic headliners because the rest sort themselves out usually.

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    The National
    The Hold Steady (but they're playing in Baltimore in March, so I can catch them then)
    and I liked the Portishead and A Tribe Called Quest mentions above, but I'll throw in Electric President to be different (unless a Talking Heads reunion was somehow possible, which it isn't)

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    Quote Originally Posted by CuervoPH View Post
    The National
    The Hold Steady (but they're playing in Baltimore in March, so I can catch them then)
    and I liked the Portishead and A Tribe Called Quest mentions above, but I'll throw in Electric President to be different (unless a Talking Heads reunion was somehow possible, which it isn't)
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    Tom Waits
    Lou Reed
    David Bowie

    That is all...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ardentbiscuit View Post
    Tom Waits
    Lou Reed
    David Bowie

    That is all...
    a little birdy told me that two of those three are playing.. and not the one who played Lolla this year..
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    Daft Punk will unveil its third member, Crush.

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    1. Jarvis Cocker
    2. Damon Albarn
    3. Air
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    Default Re: 3 acts you really hope play this year

    Arcade Fire, Explosions in the Sky, Boards of Canada

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    Quote Originally Posted by SometimesNJ View Post
    Arcade Fire, Explosions in the Sky, Boards of Canada
    I'm gonna go with these as well.

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    One act that I can totaly see playing at coachella would most deffinitly be Murder By Death. Their whole old west desert theme would fit in with the fest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dvdestrd View Post
    One act that I can totaly see playing at coachella would most deffinitly be Murder By Death. Their whole old west desert theme would fit in with the fest.
    i'm really hoping they'll be playing also, although i think it is unlikely

    so yea my hopes are..

    murder by death
    bjork
    and even tho i'm not really into them anymore i'd still like to see glassjaw at least once

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    The Thermals, Modest Mouse, Ghostface

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    arcade fire (can't see them enough)
    radiohead (ditto)
    basement jaxx - didn't see them in 2004 and its one of my biggest regrets...we were over at the cure's 'weak' set and looking longingly at all the people going crazy to the jaxx's set...arg

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    -Interpol
    -Doves
    -Sasha/Digweed

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    Default Re: 3 acts you really hope play this year

    Interpol
    Explosions in the Sky
    Arcade Fire

    I (almost) don't even care who plays. There is always someone I've never heard that blows me away and makes the entire trip worth it.

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    I swear I wrote my signature before I saw this thread!
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    Bands I'd love to see at Coachella '08: West Indian Girl, Menomena, The 88, Pigeon John

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    Default Re: 3 acts you really hope play this year

    Quote Originally Posted by knate View Post
    Interpol
    Explosions in the Sky
    Arcade Fire

    I (almost) don't even care who plays. There is always someone I've never heard that blows me away and makes the entire trip worth it.
    excellent suggestions knate, and I'm with you on the not caring part... it's not that I don't "care" it's more like, I trust GV to put something new in front of me that will blow my mind
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    Quote Originally Posted by knate View Post
    I (almost) don't even care who plays. There is always someone I've never heard that blows me away and makes the entire trip worth it.
    that was jamie lidell for me last year, did anyone else see him? WOW is all i can say

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    Band Of Horses, Department Of Eagles (which probably won't happen with Grizzly Bear playing already) and I Was A Cub Scout.

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    Justice This hot french duo is mandatory this year...

    Soulwax (Nite Versions) It would be ridiculous!

    Thom Yorke should be very interesting

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    Lemon Jelly
    Stone Roses
    The Smiths

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