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    SATURDAY, APRIL 26:

    OMG Can’t Wait


    Portishead – trip hop represent’n, been gone a while, never saw so can’t wait, seductive and haunted
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF-GvT8Clnk
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y26K...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OdUzETU6cI Sour Times is probably their best known


    Death Cab for Cutie, love Plans and Transatlanticism, bit of early stuff, heard early stuff is awesome too. (Postal service is a more electronic side project of Death Cab)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0hTJF7xqV0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfBw0IWwO5U
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6rDa...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tInDoGtKBs4


    Sasha & John Digweed – Northern Exposure is classic techno
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxV0q6dDuuQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAgJ515txvQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jyc7UQAs0zI – Digweed
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rL1k...eature=related - Digweed
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc-hlbrXqX0 - Sasha
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cUALGqUP70 – and absolutely nothing to do with them but damn go Gabriel n Dresden remix, just saw while browsing






    2nd group – Really like to catch

    Spiritualized – if definitely on Sat. They would make a great sunset band for Sat. If no conflicts with above 3, I’m down.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tABwY...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1ohmSeQELw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loVVK...eature=related

    Cold War Kids – indie band out of Fullerton (above Mulberry bar, dang I didn’t know that, I’ve drank and Karaoke’d there a bunch of times)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrrGKR8Xii4 loving this song
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rfDvpfC2bw

    Flogging Molly - Pogues esq, awesome, a ton of fun, Irish Punk, gotta love it. I might miss if conflicts, as it’s about the only band on the bill I’ve seen a bunch o times’. definitely more fun than is legal seeing this band, the crowd will go nuts, get off your ass and dance, mosh, skank, whateva but be cool to other festival go’ers
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JePJNCrxpcY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NW29q6C4Do – sorry bout the movie stuff, hard to find good quality version or not someone cleaning room and uploading with this song
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPhPDuapVko

    MGMT – fun electronic indie, expansive and trippy at times really loving the 1st link
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9GH-yvPHSY if they have a lot of songs like this I’d be pretty happy seeing em’
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7JthgTMHDU
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km4zJZpGajo live, the song is getting some radio exposure

    Boys Noize - DJ Alexander Ridha, this could be off the hook in the tent (I need to pick up Oi Oi Oi)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bqhY0xcTaM
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDQV_6BjOhM live, not best quality but picturing Sahara, off the hook
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2dYEi9-WsI – live again, tent
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4FPr...eature=related bit of Underworld for ya

    Cinematic Orchestra – electronic jazz downtempo type group, chill, Burnout is a neat track.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhHKfSFGdUI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvFiHvNsZLA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ed9CYDt99tA – just audio, great song thou, very downtempo lounge

    Dredg – progressive/alternative band, looking forward to them just from the board and links
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63APMZC8o7w penguins are cool’
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BMOqbFOXVk
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALJwgdaisio Bug Eyes live, song getting some play, penguin again, I dig it.


    Kavinsky – DJ and SebastiAn – DJ – Some online said Kavinsky isn’t so good DJ’n only producing and/or together there not as good as individually, still
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZNVqty8lDE – live, sick, love this one, not sure how into a lot of the crowd is but I liked it. If set sounds like this clip, I must be in the tent for the set
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQSHg-SJXR8
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBCC8LAR8F8 – Sebastian and Kavinsky both
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiQgcLHXayg
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOoRd...eature=related audio only
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksaa1AddbwY – Sebastian and Kavinsky both, crowd noise

    Rilo Kiley – straight ahead Indie rock, didn’t know I’d heard her songs before, until doing research, coo’
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6-W3fCUok8
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70oeD9_R6OU
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnuaM7w9ZnU

    Kraftwerk, legendary, historic, influencial electronic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXD6Gtinvbc
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXa9tXcMhXQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjEC4WDyd4M live performance stuff, might we see this type o’ display ?



    3rd group, want to see if able

    Yoav, on his my space says ‘Beck meets Buckley meets Bjork’. To me like Damien Rice meets Ravi Shankar. funky kinda dig it
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_GbUWnx7Lk Club Thing, coo’
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W3fpuhliMw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDM5uHT_34M – ok I’ve got a thing for Pixies covers

    St. Vincent – just her with guitar and mic. mellow singer, from last FM – ‘Signed to Beggars Banquet, St. Vincent is the band of singer-guitarist-composer Annie Clark. Hailed by the Boston Globe as an "adorably spunky guitar prodigy," 25 year-old Annie has been building a buzz opening… a member of Polyphonic Spree. Crazy talented guitarist
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-7ElAcBot4 Marry Me at a KCRW thingy
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFrCI...eature=related Your Lips Are Red
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKsNH...eature=related with a band in this clip

    Cafe Tacuba, grammy winning Latin band, pretty big
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWhTbX2S5BI – I dig this one
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24HNPZDfiz4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZDbdxNpK_0

    M.I.A. – interesting Dance Hall, electro fusion. Singer Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam British of Sri Lankin origin. “I got more records than the KGB”. Seems pretty fun and upbeat.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sei-eEjy4g Paper Planes song getting Indie 103.1 play lately, pretty addictive
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbGP0uTJDdw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBfXxCsKBXc


    120 Days – reminds me of Kasabian and reminds me a bit of Brit Pop but actually from Norway. Norway representing Sat
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh7gFUkpANk
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tDyh6dkMv0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydxzxpnSWpE

    Hot Chip - blowing up on the message boards, kinda dorky Electronic dance, spacey mellow and unique. People really down for the Hot Chip. Indie 103.1 is really playing em a lot lately.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHB9F8tvGVM
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtxAou8c28k
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3uqjuOg8xw

    Animal Collective – blowing up on the boards, experimental psych rock music that makes Sonic Youth seem inside the box, not sure I totally get, or what substances are appropriate for them. Bad stomach grinding acid perhaps for the 2nd link and 3rd. the first track Fireworks is kicking my butt, diggin’ it
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6KPDWNAPBU – Fireworks neat song, lyrics next to vid, more accessible than some, but afraid of the other tracks. “They make me feel that I'm only all I see sometimes” “That sacred night where we watched the fireworks”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnlMx...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9F5ZthSUcE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgCmM...eature=related


    Erol Alkan – techno, folks digging on Coachella message boards
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpyecSjLatY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7TCh...eature=related gotta have techno folks clip from Creamfields
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc7_mNZmgVs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eORNvM_iXBM

    Jamie T – Brit, according to wiki an award winning musician and similar to Artic Monkeys
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlhCJaAU44U
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd-rYRYaOhQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etcKVXsuk_o




    4th group, won’t catch but wouldn’t mind

    Carbon/Silicon, group of Mick Jones (the Clash, Big Audio dynamite), Tony James, can definitely hear Clash echoes. Links and few others I heard sounded a bit disappointing thou. I should move em’ to 3rd group out of respect.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7tD8AJrIZQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h0j_YxDXeY

    Junkie XL - DJ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcYD0HorUtM
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VOOwRNmPQE – from a game, just audio
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52g5ZOUr4FM – live, coldplay remix
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mna88rEht5U - live

    Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – Pavement singer, people appreciate his song writing, I should put him higher so message board folks don’t pimp slap me
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-GqgN00Kr0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25gZ0TmNLq0


    VHS or Beta, - retro rock, 3rd link reminds me a bit of early (17 Seconds type) Robert Smith
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6vJJh8F3Wg
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiViMiKjHWQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MBNyJlvdLY

    Institubes Paris Terror Club w/Surkin, Para One, Orgasmic – recommended on message boards
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZJp-B0uzBI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnoyB2K22r4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho5HRtRo7hU
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kp5CjCkG2Q
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBgDdCLBrR0 – remixing Daft Punk, good fit for Coachella fans

    Dwight Yoakam – country singer from way back, cool he’s at Coachella, don’t think I’ll be able to see though with likely conflicts.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w49kODK02Bw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZCNHnSJ1Fw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgFUUiiJfG4 I Want You to Want Me cover, had to put this or Suspicious Minds cover on, those are the rules


    James Zabiela – DJ, supposed to have really awesome technical skillz, might be lost on me thou
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViHJMEonZe0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7PxT6MoIGM
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZc7Ermx_w0 this from Kiev, raving in Ukraine, nice

    Calvin Harris – ‘at my front door, into my house song’
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jVCOumbXdU -
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh2oseTibx4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQwHniME_uE

    The Bird and the Bee – dour, melancholic anachronistic easy listening, elevator ride into hell feel. Kinda good for pre-Portisheading thou
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDlEXQaMBpk getting some exposure
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI3g9RaVkdY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSBmUBRyhXE

    Yelle – French singer, electro-pop, might be fun to dance too really, maybe they’ll have lessons
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiZn41KIQaI – guy pumping his shoes up before dancing is classic.
    http://www.youtu+be.com/watch?v=SbHJ36prOfg
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTvM6CCMDF4

    Islands – light indie pop, guessing folks that saw Vampire Weekend might check out
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpQwZ_gdE1w
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2SSIcG8FH4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2pB0...eature=related


    DeVotchKa – reminds me of David Byrne
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BtxhqfNnwY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFDBj22ms-k




    Mark Ronson, seemed to have a lot of covers and songs with guest vocalists, had trouble discerning what he might be like at Coachella. May be more known as producer. He produced Amy Winehouse, DJ’s, lots of widely varying opinions on the message boards (not touching this debate with 10’ pole).
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eEcLntc2sk Radiohead cover
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4kBr5WWiBM Smiths cover, couldn’t find Pixies

    New Young Pony Club – bubble pop, new wave inspired, 80’s vibe. According to Last FM mini bio, inspired by LCD Sound System. Electro is representing all over on Saturday.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yYAOUc7YBE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QT1V8a6Pymc
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8Bp1bCcZME live

    Uffie. – multinational, paris based 20 yr old, electro or nu-skool rap. Bubble gum rap ? Her boy friend DJ’s while she raps. I really should put her higher as she is fun and interesting. Hard to take young jet setting sweet voiced accented girl laboring to affect the language and attitude of gangster rap, seriously thou. Your rhymes are fresh and ya got a glock and popped, ya want to fuck, really… Imitating the attitude, language and style of hip hop through a foreign prism and reassembling the pieces, where it has lost any meaning or authenticity but are merely musical building blocks. Still it’s a fun reflection of the original source material. It’s like Hermione of Harry Potter is gonna hit the pipe and car jack someone.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDtFdwzyEbs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhTUOF9Qygc
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbHJ36prOfg live
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4H03C...eature=related – mix of Uffie songs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8WFz...eature=related – she’s not big on internet criticism, and wants to say she has fired a Glock at people
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQaSsbwhO-4 interview


    Grand Ole Party – lead singer drumming, educational for me, talented
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IyiHjRBsyw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzJo5R_2uj0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IyiHjRBsyw with lead singer drummin’, wouldn’t ya know it
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjOBu52u28o


    Little Brother – hip hop, like the ‘too the window, to the wall, skeet skeet’ Lil Jon rap reference in one of the songs
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkyEz...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx5YJK4BocY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wVMMmv8QPc

    Enter Shikari – Tool fans need to go somewhere. I think i'm a bit old for them, surprised there not just at festivals with My Chemical Romance and such. Bigger in UK, posthardcore, trancecoreor (trance and hardcore metal), sceamo perhaps. Definitely a mosh pit, maybe fires
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2gT1...eature=related at Reading Fest, nice, fact they played the festival saving them from the bottom group
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UWAzFOK4YA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4MiC67seUY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uimfKXgdUCQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYELuQdkte8 like this more than previous two, DNB, kinda trippy
    original flavor Shakira ? http://www.shakira.com/ or the new caffinated version ?





    The Suck group

    Scars on Broadway – Daron Malakian, guitar player of System of a Down, in band, hard to find, will be a surprise, I’m not so into System of a Down, which is presumably greater than sum of it’s parts, so saying no to a ‘part’ side project. If fan of SOAD or a choad, check it out.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-7Bzv2GFUg
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLxu2WrZ2AY

    Turbonegro - Marilyn Manson of Norway. Norway representing on Saturday. Costumes like the Village People, a sailor, and german officer, and an Alice Cooper singer. 3rd link is a bit Ramones sounding. Hope their not racist. Why did a band have to come from so far to suck, don’t we have enough bands that suck that we have to import them ? Very this is Spinal Tap. Chant for Berserker
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFYXP19e5KM
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m05jUsWIsJE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDEituSWztQ – live
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPJ_Z...eature=related Berserker

    Electric Touch,
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cDeeNMlO3I
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a4MJ...eature=related Come Together cover

    Man Man – like the enthusiasm and kooky carnival type feel of some Ozomotli or Boingo, yeah me too, sigh
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaeCi...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9biQA...eature=related
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0TbanMlBjg


    Akron/Family – name sounds like a cult. Folk Rock with jams, might be good, not my cup of tea, let’s go watch someone else do a sound check or find robots or trash can art, where’s Leonard Cohen
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KR85gYuKwI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoqqDIC_Mgw

    Bonde Do Role – latin, do the ‘hey oh’ song…, am I getting my head shook, whistle blown and shot of Tequila at a club in Tijuana ? no ? then why is this music on ?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgb6FxuaPQA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv8mZh3MHhA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QHt3WCHUGc

    The Teenagers – French light pop band lyric “I fucked my American cunt”, k, good. Battles with Yo ! Majesty for worst on the bill Saturday.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngHDYzhDBk4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JshkoBVFy3Y

    Yo! Majesty - k, went to the “Lil Kim’ and Peaches School for Young Ladies”. Note: Yo! Majesty might get in fights with audience members or naked. They will try to find me for writing this to burn me with a crack pipe.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pfQT7etnKg – delicate like porcelain
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXdQ4_2uw0c – one of them has her shirt off, mmmmmm kay
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BmMOgqYv7A – um not trying to find these or anything but shirt off again


    Just impressions of various bands, i'm sure there way off, shallow, poorly thought out and the like. Haven't seen most of the bands live so, take it for what its worth. Anyways, everyone doing their own research and has different taste, but thought i'd post. (Ducks from incoming flames)

    edit: moved Kraftwerk from 3rd to 2nd group
    Last edited by Hawkings; 02-27-2008 at 07:13 AM.
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