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    We're going to solve this mystery, eventually. WE HAVE TO.
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    Who's "we"?
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    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    royal we
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    Cara, wondering is dumb. Speculate! make shit up! that's what all the cool kids are doing these days.
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    Speculate? No. Methodical inquiry will lead to a "thought," that I'll share here. I've got a white board, some dry erase pens, and the internet at my fingertips. It should only take a few hours to review the concert history of every band that's ever played Coachella. Only then will I be able to think my thought.

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    For Lollapalooza. According to unattributed quote.
    Illinois Distric Attourney investigation was the source.

    http://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.c...y-clauses.html

    They also go into the Coachella rules.

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    Atta girl, Bumblebee
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    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Yeah, they go into Coachella in the article, but THE COACHELLA PARAGRAPH WASN'T POSTED. THE LOLLA ONE WAS.

    Do they not test for reading comprehension in whatever monkeyland you live in?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    Illinois Distric Attourney investigation was the source.
    Note: Distric Attourneys specialize specifically in radius clauses.

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Note: Distric Attourneys specialize specifically in radius clauses.
    Chicago promoters were mad 150 acts were "frozen" out of the area for 75% of the year. The DA agreed it was worth a closer look and lots of contractual details were made public.

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    Right, so the DA hired a Distric Attourney (they specialize in radius clauses) to investigate.

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    I wonder if radius clauses, when and if they do exist, apply to every artist booked for the festival. I wonder if there's ever exceptions to the radius clause.
    Every contract is negotiable, and sometimes acts are booked late in the game and they already have a local gig 1-2 months before the festival. Promoters should go easy on the bottom line acts so are aren't barred from LA or Chicago for 9 months.

    Leonard Cohen is the obvious one where he played LA the same weekend as Coachella 2009. Might have been a different promoter as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Note: Distric Attourneys specialize specifically in radius clauses.
    I kind of want to change my status from "Old School" to "Distric Attourney"
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    DO IT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    Every contract is negotiable, and sometimes acts are booked late in the game and they already have a local gig 1-2 months before the festival. Promoters should go easy on the bottom line acts so are aren't barred from LA or Chicago for 9 months.
    Where's the proof, though? It's like you want me to use common sense or something. I need definitive proof. Source link?

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Where's the proof, though? It's like you want me to use common sense or something. I need definitive proof. Source link?
    Jay-Z Coachella 2010 was a late booking and he had a March Staples arena gig.

    Several acts have played Xmas radio arena shows in LA after the quoted Dec 1st deadline.

    Metric and someone else had May gigs in Chicago before Lolla announced a couple years back. Metric also did some Big money corporate gig in Chicago about 2 weeks after the festival.

    Coachella have paid big money to the the "first" to announce something. Postal Service was announced prior to the delayed lineup drop to beat Primavera being first to announce. Coachella also got the first US show by the WEEKND which involved some NYC shows to get mysteriously postponed. I bet Portishead, Blur, Stone Roses, Radiohead 2004, Grinderman and maybe Suede were contracted as US exclusive shows in those years. They've had 5-6+ headliner give their shows tour openers.

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    What is your point, Bumblebee
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    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    I really highly doubt Coachella had the clout in 2004 to contractually require Radiohead to do their only show of 2004 there. I imagine it more went, "Oi, boys, these Coachellar people want us to play their bloody fest. We need quid?" "Bloody right!" "Cheerio!"

    And then they all stared at the floor and listened to Penderecki with a DnB drum beat beneath the composition.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    I really highly doubt Coachella had the clout in 2004 to contractually require Radiohead to do their only show of 2004 there. I imagine it more went, "Oi, boys, these Coachellar people want us to play their bloody fest. We need quid?" "Bloody right!" "Cheerio!"
    Radiohead did their US tour in 2003 then had some Australian dates in early 2004. Coachella was tacked onto the end of that - final date of the tour and only chance chance to see them in North America that calendar year.

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