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    Cool Best Live Act you caught in 2006

    I've been jogging my memory to think up the best acts I saw this past year:
    1. Daft Punk/ Coachella 2006
    2. the Flaming Lips/ Sasquatch Fest
    3. ColdCut/ Coachella
    4. the Strokes/ Mesa Amphitheater/ Mesa A.Z. 3/21
    5. Stephen Makmus and the Jicks/ Sasquatch Fest
    6. the Unlimited Sunshine Tour [Cake, Gogol Bordello, Tegan & Sara] Phoenix, AZ
    7. the end of day one at SanDiego StreetScene [Wolmother, QOTSA, K.West]
    8. Block Party/ SanDiego StreetScene
    9. the end of the day one Vegoose/ [the Killers, Tom Petty] Las Vegas, N.V.
    10. BucketHead/ Vegoose
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    Daft Punk, The Wrens and Joanna Newsom (She was the best thing I've ever seen, only show better than Daft Punk for me.)
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    Default Re: Best Live Act you caught in 2006

    top ten?
    ok
    1.daft punk
    2.manu chao
    3.the flaming lips
    4.sigur ros
    5.basement jaxx
    6.nouvelle vague
    7.death cab
    8.tv on the radio
    9.of montreal
    10.beck

    honorable mentions: ladytron, peaches, tiesto, the crystal method, nortec, my morning jacket, bloc party, m.ward, sandra collins, !!!, franz ferdinand, massive attack, metric, the go!team

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    1. radiohead
    2. radiohead
    3. daft

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    Massive Attack (Coachella)

    The Pogues (The Fillmore, San Francisco)

    Better Than Ezra (The Independent, San Francisco)

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    The Secret Machines - Park West, Chicago - In The Round
    My Morning Jacket - Bonnaroo 2006 (3 hours)
    Daft Punk - Coachella 2006
    Foo Fighters - Auditorium Theater, Chicago - Acoustic Tour
    Radiohead - Bonnaroo 2006
    Wolfmother - Coachella 2006
    Muse - Aragon Ballroom, Chicago
    The Secret Machines - Lollapalooza After Party at Darkroom, Chicago
    The Prodigy - Congress Theater, Chicago
    Local H - Metro, Chicago
    Last edited by shotglass75; 01-30-2007 at 12:17 PM.

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    1 Daft Punk
    2 Radiohead
    3 Brian Jonestown Massacre

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    Bela fleck & the Flecktones (Acoustic Planet..so that includes Umphrees McGee)
    Tool (10,000 days)
    Ben Harper

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    The Pogues were awesome
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    Radiohead performing on a bay in San Diego...Effing Epic...

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    Massive Attack, Tool (twice, once @ coachella and once on their 10,000 days tour), Muse, GnR, OK Go..

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    1. Radiohead (LA june 29th)
    2. Sigur Ros (coachella)
    3. Mogwai (Coachella)
    4. The Rentals (LA)
    5. Bloc Party (Coachella)

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    Daft Punk for me hands down. Im listening to their live performance right now

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    i think everyone is gonna have Daft punk or radiohead as there no. 1

    1.DaftPunk(coachella)
    2.Yeah Yeah Yeahs(street scene)
    3.Elefant (the wiltern LA)
    4.Blonde Redhead(detour)
    5.Mickey avalon(neighborhood music fest)

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    1. tool
    2. tool
    3. tenacious d

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    Radiohead- Greek Theater in Berkeley
    TV on the Radio- Soho Music Club in Santa Barbara
    Sonic Youth - Empire Club in Sacramento
    Yo La Tengo - Fillmore in San Francisco
    Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks (actually in 2007) - Bimbo's 365 Club in San Francisco
    Daft Punk - Coachella
    Xiu Xiu - Hard to Find Showplace in Santa Barbara
    Blonde Redhead - Detour Festival in LA

    ...probably a lot more that I am forgetting at the moment

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    Daft Punk/Coachella 2006!!!!

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    1. Daft Punk @ Coachella
    2. Tool @ Staples, LA
    3. Infected Mushroom @ Vanguard, LA

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    Depeche mode:Coachella 2006
    Franz Ferdinand: coachella 2006
    Coheed and cambria: coachella 2006
    TOOL!: coachella 2006
    Daft Punk: coachella 2006
    Yeah Yeah Yeah: coachella 2006
    Wolfmother: First Day Of Street Scene 2006 (san diego)
    Bad Religion: First Day Of Street Scene 2006 (san diego)
    A.F.I: First Day Of Street Scene 2006 (san diego)
    Zoe: Desertica-Sunsound 2006 (mexicali,Mexico)

    i dont have so much money so i cath many amazing shows in Festivals
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    Tragically Hip (would be a great add)
    Yo La Tengo
    New Pornographers
    Wedding Present
    Broken Social Scene

    Disappointment: The Hold Steady
    Last edited by offyerhead; 01-30-2007 at 02:11 PM.

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    This isn't in order, but I will say that Daftpunk was the best show of last year for me.


    1) Daftpunk - Coachella (CA)

    2) Radiohead - Bonarroo (TN)

    3) Bloc Party - Stubbs BBQ (TX)

    4) Broken Social Scene - Stubbs BBQ (TX)

    5) Markus Schultz - WMC (FL)

    6) Muse - Austin City Limits (TX)

    7) Thievery Corporation - Stubbs BBQ (TX)

    8) Sigur Ros - Bass Concert Hall (TX)

    9) DJ Sasha - Global Gathering (EU)

    10) Armin van Buuren - Sensation (EU)

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    1. Murder City Devils--Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle

    2. The Rakes--El Corazon,Seattle

    3.The Black Angels/Jose Gonzales--KEXP 500 Club, Triple Door, Seattle

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    Default Re: Best Live Act you caught in 2006

    Top five would be
    secret machines,moshulu-aberdeen
    radiohead/beck,meadowbank stadium-edinburgh
    muse,aecc-aberdeen
    arab strap,tunnels-aberdeen
    kula shaker,cafe drummonds,aberdeen

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    Daft Punk (Coachella)
    Radiohead (San Diego)
    Zero 7 (House of Blues, San Diego)

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    These aren't really ranked. Well, a little but they're too different for me to really rank well.

    1. the Mountain Goats - Jul 29 at Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago
    2. My Morning Jacket - Apr 29 at Coachella, Indio
    3. Two Gallants - Oct 19 at the Casbah, San Diego
    4. Aesop Rock & Mr. Lif - Jul 30 at Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago
    5. the Thermals - Aug 21 at Modified Arts, Phoenix
    6. Daft Punk - Apr 29 at Coachella, Indio
    7. Mission of Burma - Jul 30 at Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago
    8. Tim Fite - Feb 26 at Plush, Tucson
    9. Hopewell - Jun 27 at Modified Arts, Phoenix
    10. the Wedding Present - Feb 26 at Plush, Tucson
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    The Pogues were awesome
    Where did you get to see them? I saw them in SF, and it was a fantastic show at a great venue.

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    Buckethead - SF, Tool - Fresno, Massive Attack - Coachella

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    Daft Punk
    Joanna Newsom
    Man Man
    A Silver Mt Zion
    The Knife
    Animal Collective
    Girl Talk
    TV on the Radio
    Manu Chao
    Liars
    Japanese New Music Festival (Ruins, AMT, etc)
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    Default Re: Best Live Act you caught in 2006

    Daft Punk - Coachella (easily best show of the year, and past few years for that matter)

    Massive Attack - Coachella

    Belle and Sebastian - 9:30 Club

    Sleater-Kinney - 9:30 Club

    The Dears - Coachella and ACL Festival

    My Morning Jacket - Coachella

    Neko Case - 9:30 Club

    Josh Ritter - Rams Head Tavern

    Phoenix - ACL Festival

    Nickel Creek - ACL Festival

    Sparklehorse - ACL Festival

    Decemberists - 9:30 Club

    Pernice Brothers - Black Cat
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    Radiohead
    Daft Punk
    Nine Inch Nails
    Lifetime
    Tool
    AFI(dont say anything unless you have seen them in a small venue)


    More to list but those come to mind first..

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