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    Prior (May) version below:
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    Friday: Aloe Blacc, ZZ Ward, Caravan Palace, MS MR, Bastille, OutKast, Grouplove, Kate Nash, HAIM, Jagwar Ma, Tom Odell, Neko Case
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    : Chvrches, Lorde, ,Foxygen, The Naked and Famous, Pharrell Williams, Muse, Empire of the Sun, Bombay Bicycle Club, Pet Shop Boys, Saints of Valory, Temples
    Sunday: Arcade Fire, Lana Del Rey, Frank Turner, John Newman, J Roddy Walston and the Business, Superchunk, STRFKR, Neutral Milk Hotel

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    Default Re: 2014 Headliner Cheat Sheet

    With a new album from Empire of the Sun coming I think it would be appropriate for them to be on there somewhere. They are as popular or more popular than some of the bands on the bottom right of the graph.

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    Gotye as headliner? Really?
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    Half the acts listed are not headliner worthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rasooli View Post
    Half the acts listed are not headliner worthy.
    see: 2013
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    I don't see the Chili Peppers on that cheat sheet, Wes.

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    MGMT and not Flaming Lips?
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    What, no chance of Gorillaz coming back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rasooli View Post
    Half the acts who headline are not headliner worthy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rasooli View Post
    Half the acts listed are not headliner worthy.
    I’ll challenge you on that. My goal was to cast a wide net while including some level of plausibility based on availability, popularity, and repetitiveness.

    The ‘Favorites’ bucket includes acts where there’s been a lot of recent discussion. I would agree that a few (but only a few) are not ‘headliner worthy’ in the eyes of most people. Those close to the center are no less headliner worthy that acts of recent years.

    I think most would agree that nearly all of the ‘Blockbusters’ and ‘Reunions and other Severe Longshots’ are headliner worthy.

    The ‘Poppy Rock’ and ‘Slightly Out of Genere’ categories were intended to be more comprehensive than anything else, showing the most talked about acts and those likely to be accepted as headliners towards the middle. Maybe a couple of those need to drop completely off (Gotye), but for the most part, they all have some level of plausibility. In fact, I should probably move most of the ‘Poppy Rock’ group back away from the center.

    The upper-right have all headlined already and although the years since they last headlined all vary, 2014 is too early for them to return.

    The bottom-right is clearly labeled that they are too small and it’s too soon to jump up to a headlining spot. This bucket is necessary though because of the (expected or unexpected) jumps we’ve seen in the past.

    Thinking though each of these buckets separately, I’d be interested to see what is not here, but worthy of inclusion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlayaDelWes View Post
    I In fact, I should probably move most of the ‘Poppy Rock’ group back away from the center.
    I dunno bout that, I thought you had it right, pretty much. Coldplay has already headlined so they are certainly 'plausible'. Green Day and Foo Fighters seem very plausible. MGMT etc? I could see one of them taking a Phoenix-like leap.
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    MGMT is definitely the band that will probably headline next that shouldnt really headline because they are shit.
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    ^When was the last time you heard a brand new MGMT song getting any popularity?

    So no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drewski27 View Post
    MGMT is definitely the band that will probably headline next that shouldnt really headline because they are shit.
    I'd hope enough of their fans have heard them live and realized they can't play worth a damn outside the studio.

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    Weren't they the band that started the whole Indian headdress nonsense? Ugh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NachoCat View Post
    With a new album from Empire of the Sun coming I think it would be appropriate for them to be on there somewhere. They are as popular or more popular than some of the bands on the bottom right of the graph.
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    Wait, where's Incubus?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kneuller View Post
    Wait, where's Incubus?
    Exactly...
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    Flaming Lips?

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    If their new album can churn out a series of AltNation chart-movers over the next 6-12 months, you can insert Vampire Weekend into that Black Keys slot on Friday night.
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    Kraftwerk is missing.
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    Okay I know there's always something to gripe about with these lists but...

    Cut/Copy? In fucking whose world? I'm not even sure that would be a Sahara headliner.
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    Death Cab For Lulzy
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    Cut Copy was my favorite set at Coachella 2011.I would be very happy and be at whatever stage they would be closing at if they were at Coachella again.
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    22 replies and Kraftwork seems like the only worthy omission. What else?
    Friday: Aloe Blacc, ZZ Ward, Caravan Palace, MS MR, Bastille, OutKast, Grouplove, Kate Nash, HAIM, Jagwar Ma, Tom Odell, Neko Case
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    Sunday: Arcade Fire, Lana Del Rey, Frank Turner, John Newman, J Roddy Walston and the Business, Superchunk, STRFKR, Neutral Milk Hotel

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    Iron Maiden :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlayaDelWes View Post
    22 replies and Kraftwork seems like the only worthy omission. What else?
    The Chemical Brothers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by santasutt View Post
    If their new album can churn out a series of AltNation chart-movers over the next 6-12 months, you can insert Vampire Weekend into that Black Keys slot on Friday night.
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    Stevie Wonder
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    Quote Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo View Post
    Stevie Wonder
    Even Stevie couldn't see that happening.
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