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    I figure everyone that has been to Coachella has at least one act they regret missing. I was wondering what some of your biggest regrets were?

    For me there is a few (despite the fact that I've only been 1 year):

    Vampire Weekend - Got to the fest late on Thursday night and wasn't able to get a wink of sleep. Went back to the campsite and slept on Friday after Them Crooked Vultures (which was at like 9PM). Tiredness was the only excuse to miss them and in hindsight, that isn't a very good excuse.

    Whitest Boy Alive - Same problem as with Vampire Weekend. I was just too tired to see them that day and I really wish I hadn't been. I heard they put on a killer set, which makes me even more upset that I missed it.

    2 Many DJs - A friend I was with insisted we see Tiesto because "he puts on an amazing live set". His set wasn't really that exciting and I wish I had just gone with my gut and seen what I wanted to see.
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    PLASTIKMAN - Will never forgive myself for this

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    Quote Originally Posted by discobotica View Post
    PLASTIKMAN - Will never forgive myself for this

    You didnt miss much

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    Quote Originally Posted by NachoCat View Post
    You didnt miss much
    I've heard different.........

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    PLASTIKMAN - Will never forgive myself for this
    same.
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    Bloc Party
    Deadmau5
    Fever Ray
    Whitest boy Alive
    Air
    Manu Chao
    Phoenix
    Vampire weekend
    ....... TiŽsto....haha..
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    07,08,09,10

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    Phoenix, Muse, Yann Tiersjen, but most of all, Lance Rock
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    Thought this said Of Mice & Men. Now THAT'S a scary thought...
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    Just don't schedule them anywhere near White Rabbits.

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    Public Enemy doing front to back Takes a Nation of Millions...

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    This thread is the story of my life

    2010:
    Mayer Hawthorne
    Beach House
    Whitest Boy Alive
    LCD Soundsystem-I know, I know!
    DJ Lance Rock
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    That sucks about Mayer Hawthorne tsweezy, he was one of my favorite discoveries that weekend
    Quote Originally Posted by pachucasunrise View Post
    Thought this said Of Mice & Men. Now THAT'S a scary thought...
    Quote Originally Posted by iantmcfarland View Post
    Just don't schedule them anywhere near White Rabbits.

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    That sucks about Mayer Hawthorne tsweezy, he was one of my favorite discoveries that weekend
    I went to Outside Lands for Mayer Hawthorne.
    He's one of my favorites (:

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    Yeah I really wanted to see him again there, I only ended up going Saturday, mainly for Gogol, Bassnectar, and the Strokes
    Quote Originally Posted by pachucasunrise View Post
    Thought this said Of Mice & Men. Now THAT'S a scary thought...
    Quote Originally Posted by iantmcfarland View Post
    Just don't schedule them anywhere near White Rabbits.

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    yeasayer

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    Fever Ray, Plastikman. I can't believe I skipped out on these. I saw the first 15 minutes of Fever Ray and while it looked AWESOME, I was so incredibly tired I ditched it. I will never do this again.

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    The Cure and Morissey

    bad. bad. move.
    saw that stupid etienne de cubesy instead.
    my music taste has changed immensely since my virgin coachella year of 09'

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    OMG for everyone who missed DJ Lance Rock, you missed like a total highlight of my weekend. So awesome.

    Biggest regret-chella was seeing Etienne De Crecy and not Roni Size =(
    COACHELLA 2014

    DAFT PUNK,... Ronald Jenkees! Outkast!! Prodigy! Faithless! Underworld! London Elektricity! (live set) Future Sound of London! DJ Yoda (DVJ Set!) Dillinja and Lemon D w/ the Valve Soundsystem, Ed Solo & Deekline! Dizzee Rascal!

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    I missed 2008 in its entirety. I really regret that, but it was just out of my control.

    I only caught Hot Chip's last song in 2010, wish I'd seen more.
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    for sure Whitest Boy Alive was my highlight last year, i also saw Mayer Hawthorne, The Cure, and Public Enemy...ha ha ha but in exchange I missed Deadmau5 set. I had seen twice before but I heard his Coachella set was way better. However, the worst miss will be this year cuz I was caught off gaurd with quickness of sell out of tickets....ugh...sigh

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    regret-chella 2010 - LCD soundsystem, SPOON, mayer hawthorne.

    whitest boy alive was the highlight for me as well. they are AMAZING live. i also loved passion pit, miike snow, and the gorillaz. i had the best time of my life!

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    2006--Gnarls Barkley, Daft Punk (don't ask, it still hurts to talk about it)

    2009--Throbbing Gristle (why did I stay at the Cure when I've seen them a ton?--husband came back with his eyes the size of saucers and I knew I had fucked up big)

    2010--Wow, nobody I guess! Well, Yeasayer but we were stuck in the gnarled ball of entry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yeahfontaine View Post
    2006--Daft Punk (don't ask, it still hurts to talk about it)
    well...
    hmm...
    COACHELLA 2014

    DAFT PUNK,... Ronald Jenkees! Outkast!! Prodigy! Faithless! Underworld! London Elektricity! (live set) Future Sound of London! DJ Yoda (DVJ Set!) Dillinja and Lemon D w/ the Valve Soundsystem, Ed Solo & Deekline! Dizzee Rascal!

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    2010 - Plastikman and Thom Yorke

    December 31 - Matthew Dear/The Sword/Pallbearer
    January 30 - Behemoth
    February 3 - Zola Jesus
    February 10 - 1349
    February 28 - A Place To Bury Strangers
    April 6 - Swans
    April 10-12 - Coachella
    April 17 - Clark/Nosaj Thing
    May 8-10 - Austin Psych Fest
    May 15-17 - Psycho California
    June 24-28 - Glastonbury

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    Fever Ray...Missed because the group who's rented house I was staying at was ready to leave shortly after Jay-Z started.

    The lamest part about the whole ordeal was that it wasn't until about 1:00 a.m. when we found out they accidentally only rented the house for Saturday and Sunday...

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    Skipping LCD for Imogen was a huge mistake last year
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    Yes, I made the same mistake...watching Imogen...what was up with her set? My biggest regret from last year was missing Jonsi for Julian, bah. Still bummed about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    Skipping LCD for Imogen was a huge mistake last year
    The party was at Little Dragon, anyway.

    Off the top of my head, these are the acts I regret not catching, whether due to them being scheduled at the same time as something more interesting or a screwup on my part.
    2004: Kraftwerk, all of the Sunday acts
    2005: New Order, The Chemical Brothers
    2006: Cat Power, Mogwai
    2007: The Jesus and Mary Chain
    2008: Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Akron/Family, Islands, The Raconteurs
    2009: Beirut, Throbbing Gristle, Gang Gang Dance, second half of Glass Candy, Jenny Lewis, Tinariwen
    2010: Jonsi, Echo & the Bunnymen, Them Crooked Vultures, the full Devo set (left after half an hour to catch some 2manydj's, but couldn't get into the tent), 2manydjs, Dirty Projectors, Camera Obscura, Pavement, Yann Tiersen
    10/16 Massive Attack @ Greek Theater (?), 10/18 Culture Collide, 10/26 Asobi Seksu & Slowdive @ Royale, 11/7 Warpaint @ Echoplex, 11/12 Blonde Redhead @ Fonda

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    holy shit at people who missed fever ray.

    -cut copy (08)
    -plump djs (09)
    -dj lance rock (10)
    -fatboy slim (08)

    these are acts i voluntarily missed. there are a few others i had to miss due to conflicts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vic Viper View Post
    holy shit at people who missed fever ray.
    -plump djs (09)
    -dj lance rock (10)
    Both amazingly sick ass sets.
    COACHELLA 2014

    DAFT PUNK,... Ronald Jenkees! Outkast!! Prodigy! Faithless! Underworld! London Elektricity! (live set) Future Sound of London! DJ Yoda (DVJ Set!) Dillinja and Lemon D w/ the Valve Soundsystem, Ed Solo & Deekline! Dizzee Rascal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vic Viper View Post
    holy shit at people who missed fever ray.

    -cut copy (08)
    -plump djs (09)
    -dj lance rock (10)
    -fatboy slim (08)

    these are acts i voluntarily missed. there are a few others i had to miss due to conflicts.
    You didn't miss much with Fatboy Slim. He didn't play anything recognizable, at least while I was there...I did leave early in protest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SUSHIXXXXX View Post
    You didn't miss much with Fatboy Slim. He didn't play anything recognizable, at least while I was there...I did leave early in protest.
    well, when you consider that what actually happened is my and gf decided to head back to camp early and fall asleep to the distant sounds of jack johnson...i can't actually decide if that's better or worse.


    p.s.- jack johnson should play the campgrounds every night; his soothing brand of light bro-rock is actually quite relaxing.
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