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    Friday:
    The first thing I noticed as I walked into the festival were the differences: the new location for the entrance, more fences, new traffic-related stuff, the fact you had to get your own schedule pamphlet thing, etc. And the actual festival grounds had changed a bit as well, in terms of art (there seemed to be more, which is certainly a good thing) and other things. But my friend Nate and I arrived around 1:15ish so I could show him around and I could see the changes for myself. Around 2:00 we heard Flosstradamus starting across the field, and we went to watch. The 15 minutes I saw were certainly enjoyable, cool mash-ups.

    From there Nate and I walked over to the Mojave to get a spot for the Noisettes. I watched from the side of the soundboard and couldn’t see too well for parts, but they sounded great. Their guitar player can shred pretty fucking hard, which was kind of a surprise, and their singer is about 400 times better than Karen O because she can sing and doesn’t shriek all the fucking time. I want to catch this band in a club in the future. The reaction to their music was great. I didn’t get the whole setlist, but they played most of the tracks of their new record.

    I had time to kill till around 5:00, so Nate and I watched a few minutes of Charles Feelgood in the Sahara, which was boring. We decided to get food, so we went to the food area by the Outdoor Theater, where I had a good pulled pork sandwich. We watched/heard Nickel Creek and Satellite Party from where we were sitting. Nickel Creek sounded great, and Satellite Party sounded like a shredfest based on what snippets I caught. They did play “Stop”, which I was afraid of. But I don’t think they played “Jane Says” so I wasn’t too upset. At least I could hear “Stop” from the food court.

    Around 4:50 we walked over to the main stage to catch Silversun Pickups. They played a good enough set, the highlight being “Lazy Eye”, which surprised me. They didn’t play “Melatonin”, which was a bummer, but they sounded pretty good. The singer/guitar player continues to be one of the weirdest people ever. The setlist:

    Well-Thought Out Twinkles
    ?
    Rusted Wheel
    Little Lovers
    Future Foe Scenarios
    Kissing Families
    Three Seed
    Lazy Eye
    Common Reactor

    We decided to camp out for the Arctic Monkeys, which would provide a better spot for JAMC. They were easily my huge surprise of Friday. I enjoyed their first record, thought the second was over-produced but had good tunes, and thought their EP was great. But none of the records stood out, in terms of being really exciting. As a live act, the band is FANTASTIC. Extremely tight, surprisingly loud (had to have been the speakers at the Coachella stage), and energetic. I will not miss them in the future. Setlist:

    If You Found This, You're Probably Too Late
    Brainstorm
    Still Take You Home
    Dancing Shoes
    From the Ritz to the Rubble
    I Bet That You Look Good on the Dancefloor
    Teddy Picker
    If You Were There, Beware
    Fake Tales of San Francisco
    Do Me A Favour
    The View from the Afternoon
    Flourescent Adolescent
    When the Sun Goes Down
    Leave Before The Lights Come On
    A Certain Romance

    The Jesus and Mary Chain were fucking brilliant. I was standing pretty close to the front to the right of the stage and it was really loud and really good. They started a bit slow, and William fucked up briefly on “Far Gone and Out”, but otherwise they were great. I was disappointed it ended so soon. Oh yeah, Scarlett Johansson added nothing to “Just Like Honey”. Fuck that. I hope they come around again soon. The new song was great as well. William is too fucking cool also. He had a decent sense of humor about the whole gig, and seemed shocked by the crowd to an extent. Anyway, setlist:

    Never Understand
    Head On
    Far Gone and Out
    Sidewalking
    Snakedriver
    Happy When It Rains
    Some Candy Talking
    Between Planets
    Blues From A Gun
    Cracking Up
    All Things (new song)
    Teenage Lust
    Just Like Honey (w/ Scarlett Johansson)
    Reverence

    EDIT: I'm going to assume they played the same set as the Glasshouse, so I'll fill out the setlist

    From that set we went to watch Jarvis Cocker. He was quite late, so we grabbed some food (the chicken naanwich was good, I had one each day) and waited for him to start. When he played, he sounded good. His between song banter was funny. I would have enjoyed him more if he were on time. As for the setlist, all I remember is that he opened with "Fat Children", closed with "Cunts Are Still Running The World" and played "Black Magic" towards the end. Sounded good, but I guess my expectations were a little high.

    From there, we went to catch a portion of Faithless, as Sonic Youth were going to be late. They sounded pretty good, and I enjoyed hearing "God Is A DJ" before I left. The tent wasn't terribly crowded, but I don't think I saw it truly full the whole weekend.

    On the way back we heard one Sonic Youth tune from afar before heading over to listen to Bjork. I have to see her on her tour now, because she sounded awesome. Her band was great, she sounded great, her outfits were awesome, and the electronics guy (I forget his name) had the coolest toys I had ever seen. Very futuristic. "Earth Intruders" sounded amazing, as did the rest. I was pretty lazy on the setlist, so feel free to fill me in on what I missed. We left early as well, but heard stuff on the way out, and "Army Of Me" sounded killer. Setlist, courtesy of Brandon:

    Earth Intruders
    Hunter
    Oceania
    All Is Full Of Love
    Pleasure Is All Mine
    Joga
    Pagan Poetry
    Bachelorette
    Vokuro
    Army Of Me
    Innocence
    Wanderlust
    Hyperballad
    Pluto
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    Declare Independence


    Nate wanted to check out DJ Shadow as well, which was the initial reason for leaving Bjork early, but he was late, so we bounced. Friday was great. The weather was fairly decent, though it was pretty warm early in the day.

    Saturday:

    It was hot. Hottest I can remember since 04. But I'm sure it wasn't really. It just seemed that way.

    Started off with Pharoahe Monch. I don't know if it was the heat or what, but I wasn't into it. He was great when I saw him previously, but not so much at Coachella. It wasn't bad though. It's all relative.

    From Pharoahe Nate and I headed to The Fratellis and grabbed some shaved ice (from the food court by the Virgin Megastore, which was good. Not the one by the Outdoor Theater, which was bad shaved ice). The tent was way crowded, so we listened to the first song from outside and headed to the Sahara tent to lie down.

    Steve Aoki was spinning in the Sahara, and the best part was how he looked (a kind of Japanese hippie/Jesus hybrid). I don't know if it was the spot I was sitting in or what, but it sounded like he couldn't do mash ups to save his life, or beat match, or anything. But watching him was fun so whatever.

    We left the Sahara, caught "Flathead" as we walked by the Mojave again, Nate went elsewhere, and I went to watch the first part of Roky Erickson. He was very bluesy and both he and his band sounded top notch. Definitely didn't get any 13th Floor Elevator vibes from his set though, which was partially a bummer. But the four songs I heard were awesome...the other guitar player could really play.

    I left Roky early to see Hot Chip in the Mojave. They were a big surprise. I thought they would be good, but they exceeded my expectations. Really danceable, good energy, and played to a really packed Mojave tent that was digging it. Question: do they always sing the first verse from "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel at the beginning of "Boy From School"? They did today, and I thought that was cool. Anyway, first excellent set of Saturday for me.

    From there I went to see one of my guilty pleasures, Travis, on the main stage. They were really excited to be playing the festival. The new tunes sounded great, as did the old ones, and they were much heavier live than I expected. A really good live group though. They fucked up the beginning of "Driftwood" 3 times because the frontman's guitar was out of tune (his name escapes me at the moment. He made some comment about Hell probably consisting of tuning a 12 string for eternity, which I thought was funny and probably true. Anyone who has a 12 string knows what I mean. Anyway, they were great. I will definitely catch them again.

    I was convinced by Nate to watch The Decemberists, despite not really digging their albums. I watched with Gabe, Jennie, Keriann, Chris and the friends of said people. It was a lot of fun, and a really good sunset show. Definitely a relief from the heat, which was the worst of the weekend by far. Highlights included the band being eaten by a whale and a dance circle. A good festival set for sure. But no wedding! And I think I saw Alma and Steve after this set...I can't remember when I talked to them. Sue me.

    While the rest of the world went to watch The Arcade Fire, I met up with Valarie and Ryan for Ghostface Killah. He was fun for awhile (he played a bunch of Wu-Tang songs), but what he played was mostly snippets, and he just seemed like he was fucking around. I left when he brought a bunch of girls on stage to dance, because I wanted to hear music, not watch some dumb bitches try to act sexy.

    From Ghostface I went to the Gobi tent for Girl Talk. That set was quite the party. Everyone was dancing, there was confetti, balloons, people on stage, etc. While the mash-up work wasn't my favorite sometimes, the overall product was awesome. One of the most fun sets I experienced, in a totally packed Gobi tent.

    After Girl Talk I wanted to relax, so I went to the pretty empty Mojave to watch Sparklehorse. I saw Gabe, Jennie and John here, but they went to be true fans while I laid down on the grass and relaxed. The first couple of tunes sounded great, and I will definitely be checking this band out further in the future.

    If I had known Gotan Project would be a half hour late, I would have stayed at Sparklehorse. When they finally came out, they were exceptional. I loved the visuals and the all white motif going on on stage (in terms of outfits and whatnot). Really danceable but relaxing at the same time. People were either grooving or lying down (I was the latter), but enjoying it either way. The two guys doing electronics were on a raised white platform, while the string section and guitar and whatever were below them. Anyway, one of my favorites for the weekend. I can't wait till they come around again.

    Unfortunately, since Gotan were really fucking late, The Good, The Bad & The Queen were as well. I held out hope they wouldn't be quite so late, so I could justify missing The Black Keys, but they were and it sucked. I only caught "History Song" before I had to go. They were much more energetic live (especially Paul Simonon), with awesome visuals and stuff. The entire look of the band was great. Really dubby too. I hope they come around to SF...they had a string section. Fuck.

    On the way out, we caught Tiesto's uncreative wankery. While I think he sucks, there is something undeniably powerful about a ton of people dancing in an open field while someone is bumping loud music. It's just a shame it was him.

    Sunday:

    Sunday was the nicest weather of the weekend, and the best day bandwise. We got in to the festival a couple of songs into Lupe Fiasco's set, which we heard from outside. He was definitely a three-way tie for the best hip-hop set of the weekend. Really energetic with good stage presence, and best of all, he sounded good. A lot of fun.

    After Lupe, Nate and I went to the Outdoor Theater to listen to Mando Diao, who were pretty good. Again, a lot of energy, and I like the type of music they play, so it would take a lot for them to fuck it up for me. I would like to see them in a club...they were great.

    Nate left to go elsewhere and I watched The Coup from the food court, while having one of the crappy shaved ices (the other ones ruled) and some Thai food. They were very much a funk group live, and were really good. But I didn't watch the whole thing because...

    Explosions in the Sky were being ridiculous on the main stage. I had no intention of seeing them again, but they were totally fucking destroying it. So I watched it, and enjoyed it much more than the El Rey show. But it was no Mogwai 06. That was untouchable.

    After EITS I stuck around at the main stage and met up with Nate again for The Roots. I heard very little of their own material: they did their "Hip-hop isn't dead" medley thing, and a BRILLIANT 10 minute or so cover of Bob Dylan's "Masters of War", complete with drum solo. They were really tight and funky.

    I then ventured to a half-full Gobi tent for Konono No.1. Last year's Amadou & Mariam set taught me how awesome live world music is, and Konono were no exception. They played what I supposed amounted to 3 songs...the songs were lengthy, droning grooves that attracted a lot of people to the tent and had everyone dancing. I saw Bryan, Brandon, Kerrie, Greg, Ronnie, Gabe, Chris and Chris' friend (Thompson right?) at this set, and we had an excellent time. One of the best of the festival, and Konono are definitely on my "Don't Miss This Band in your area EVER" list now.

    After the awesome thumb-piano grooves of Konono, Brandon, Kerrie and myself went to watch the first part of Klaxons in the Mojave. They opened with "The Bouncer" and "Atlantis to Interzone", the two songs I really wanted to hear. I watched a third song as well (I can't remember the name right now). They had the tent moving. I will check them out when they inevitably come my way again. But the Outdoor Theater was calling...

    Placebo sounded very good from what I heard. The five songs were certainly concentrated on the newest release, which was just rereleased for whatever reason in America. The setlist for what I saw:

    Infra-Red
    Because I Want You
    Meds
    Drag
    Song To Say Goodbye
    Every Me Every You

    I proceeded to go to the main stage for my most anticipated set of the weekend, Crowded House. The douchebag contigent of RATM's fans were out in full force and started throwing shit. Ridiculously disrespectful and stupid. I want to see them in a club with a crowd that isn't comprised of fucktards. Fortunately, most of the crowd seemed to enjoy it. I saw Erik there as well, which was a plus. Brandon and Kerrie and John joined just in time for a nice singalong. They sounded great, and looked like they were having fun despite the bullshit. I felt bad for them but I'm sure they weren't bothered too much. Still a highlight, just on the strength of their playing. The singing was fantastic, per expectations. Setlist:

    When You Come
    World Where You Live
    Don't Dream It's Over
    Don't Stop Now
    Fall At Your Feet
    Silent House
    Private Universe
    Locked Out
    Something So Strong
    Better Be Home Soon

    I went to the Outdoor Theater next to watch Air, but they were taking forever. I grabbed a chicken naanwich for the third time over the weekend and ate that in the food court, expecting Air to start, but no dice. So I went to get a Belgian waffle and watched the first part of Manu Chao from afar. He sounded really good and energetic. I will hopefully catch him in SF at the end of the month. But what I really wanted to go see was the Sahara because of a certain British group...

    ...called Happy Mondays. As I arrived, Paul Van Dyk was finishing. He's not really my thing but sounded good enough. Anyway, the Mondays consisted of two guitars, keys, bass, Shaun Ryder on vocals, a black chick who can actually sing unlike Shaun Ryder on vocals, and a drummer. Bez couldn't make it due to a visa issue, which was a bummer, but a guy from the crowd jumped on stage for a song and danced to it. Security was cool about it. The Mondays sounded great. Everyone was dancing behind them, and Shaun seemed genuinely excited to be there, despite not moving really the entire show. Poor fucker has fried his brain. The guy who hopped on stage to dance shook his hand before he went back into the crowd, and Shaun looked like he really appreciated it. They sounded fantastic and had awesome energy. Also, I think the Factory Records dude introduced them. They also had some guy come on stage to sing a few songs. When they started "Step On", the crowd went apeshit. Amazing. Here is the setlist, which I copied because it was on the soundboard which I was standing by:

    Loose Fit
    Kinky Afro
    Rev (Black Grape)
    In The Blood
    Hallelujah
    Devients
    Jelly Bean
    Step On
    Angels N Whores
    24 Hour Party People

    Songs on setlist but not played due to time:
    Playground
    W.F.L.

    The last two I couldn't really see completely, but I think that's what they said. There was more to "Playground" than just that word, so any help would be nice. Also, I left after Angels N Whores and ran into both Adam Nikyo and Mrs. Nikyo on the way out. No Silas Nikyo, which was a bummer. We walked over to Rage, where I proceeded to punch both of them in the face as we parted so I could get into the mood.

    The crowd was ridiculous for Rage Against the Machine sizewise. I think it was bigger than the Pixies in 04, which has been my benchmark for large crowds. I'm going to be 100% honest: I thought the first two songs sucked. "Testify" especially. They just sounded off. They were more on for "Bulls On Parade", but the sound was terrible. Afterwards it really gelled and was awesome. But I couldn't help but be semi-disappointment. I guess if I had been in the thick of it I would have been more excited, but I was standing by the tripod since I had come from the Sahara tent. Anyway, setlist:

    Testify
    Bulls On Parade
    People Of The Sun
    Bombtrack
    Bullet In Your Head
    Know Your Enemy (no Maynard, imagine that!)
    Down Rodeo (THANK YOU BRANDON AGAIN...I wasn't paying close attention because I was purchasing an underwhelming churro)
    Guerrilla Radio
    Renegades
    Calm Like A Bomb
    Sleep Now In The Fire
    Wake Up

    Encore:
    Freedom
    Killing In The Name

    Also, what was with the stupid people with clown paint TP'ing the tripod? Good revolution guys. There was one with a hat that said "Suicide" (not the cool band). I wanted to punch him in the face. Anyway, those people sucked ass. As did the people throwing things during Crowded House. Fuck off cunts.

    Then we walked out. And reminisced about how it was over. I can't believe it's over again so soon. After this weekend, I can't imagine how two days ever felt like enough. Another amazing year. It sucks to have to go back to real life after the wonderful Coachella oasis that we all get to escape to for a little while.

    P.S. I really enjoyed seeing everyone/meeting new people at the preparty. I'm not surprised that everyone was thoroughly awesome and enjoyable to be around. I hope everyone else had as much fun as I did.

    P.S.S. Tessa, I saw Claire from Lost with her bf when I was walking to get a Belgian waffle after Air wouldn't start. She is tiny.
    Last edited by bballarl; 05-04-2007 at 04:58 PM. Reason: Brandon filled out some setlists, Dani filled me in on Mondays, Gabe helped with Silversun, Arctic Monkeys

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    This thread doesn't seem official enough.
    I'll take you. I can't promise to stay soft the whole time, though.

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    I officially name this the officially official in depth review of coachella 2007 so long as coachella 2007 is officially going on.God i'm bored, but i can't sleep because i'm too excited.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the909 View Post
    I officially name this the officially official in depth review of coachella 2007 so long as coachella 2007 is officially going on.God i'm bored, but i can't sleep because i'm too excited.
    me too

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    i had fun

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    A List

    Gillian Welch
    Sonic Youth
    Roky Erickson
    Arcade Fire

    these sets will define Coachella 07 for me

    B+ List
    New Pornographers
    Fountains of Wayne

    very enjoyable

    B List
    Noisettes

    fun

    B- List
    Nickel Creek

    funnish.

    C List
    Decemberists
    Arctic Monkeys

    Neither of these were bad, and I'm a fan of both bands, but they just didn't really connect. It could just be me, I was way back for most of both sets, laying in the grass.



    Incomplete with favorable impressions (meaning I only caught a part of the set but liked what I heard)
    Bjork (this was really good but SY ran late and I missed a good chunk and then heard the rest from way back)
    Pharoahe Monch

    Incomplete with unfavorable impressions
    Jarvis Cocker
    Rufus Wainwright
    RHCP


    These grades are all relative. I didn't see a bad set all weekend.
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    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    I envy your getting to see your A list. Would love to have seen any of them. I'm glad Fountains of Wayne got added to Virgin Festival line-up, though. At least I'll get to see them this year. Would you know if they did mostly stuff from the new album, or more of a mix of all their material? (I'd be happy either way).

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    i thought the decemberists connected quite nicely with the crowd. Especially during the mariners song.

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    like I said it was probably just me.
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    BEST THREAD EVER
    coachella vet: 02, 03, 06, 07, 08, 09......
    http://mrgwillgo.blogspot.com/

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    Glad its over...
    Something was missing.....
    just not the same.....call it evolution?
    or lack of planning, or everyone just pointing the finger and passing the buck?
    They call me to do a job, but now I need a different wrist band?
    I was OK yesterday but now I'm not good enough?
    Well kiss my ass! You called me.
    "Well, we ran out of those"....
    Thats not my fuckin problem.....
    But thats always your excuse....
    I know we are all tired...
    Maybe, next year will run smoother....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    like I said it was probably just me.
    nah - Adam and i left after 3 or 4 songs. we were bored. got a great spot for Arcade Fire, though!

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    What an amazing weekend. Full review is up now. I hope everyone enjoyed it and I can't wait for next year. Sniff.

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    Dude Andrew I didn't know you were gonna be there for Happy Mondays. I loved that set.
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    See how wrong you are, Tommy? Randy is agreeing with you.

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    It was unbelievable. And how the place went nuts for "Step On"? Fantastic. I wish I didn't leave early.

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    The crowd was really into it. Small, but really into it. By the end I was ten people from the front and I didn't get there early at all.

    Also I forget that you're one to really move around.
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    I like a lot of groups. I can't help myself. And I would have kicked myself if I missed the beginning of RATM.

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    By the way, any help with set lists would be great. I need completion/confirmation of the following:

    Silversun Pickups
    Arctic Monkeys
    The Jesus and Mary Chain
    Bjork

    Placebo
    Crowded House
    Happy Mondays
    Rage Against the Machine

    I believe that is all I noted down.

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    Brandon knows the Bjork setlist. I need to re-listen to those last two Happy Mondays songs to make sure they played them both. I have a feeling one got cut.
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    Okay, cause I just jotted down in my phone what it said on the set list given to the soundboard.

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    But what I really wanted to go see was the Sahara because of a certain British group...

    ...called Happy Mondays. As I arrived, Paul Van Dyk was finishing. He's not really my thing but sounded good enough. Anyway, the Mondays consisted of two guitars, keys, bass, Shaun Ryder on vocals, a black chick who can actually sing unlike Shaun Ryder on vocals, and a drummer. Bez couldn't make it due to a visa issue, which was a bummer, but a guy from the crowd jumped on stage for a song and danced to it. Security was cool about it. The Mondays sounded great. Everyone was dancing behind them, and Shaun seemed genuinely excited to be there, despite not moving really the entire show. Poor fucker has fried his brain. The guy who hopped on stage to dance shook his hand before he went back into the crowd, and Shaun looked like he really appreciated it. They sounded fantastic and had awesome energy. Also, I think the Factory Records dude introduced them. They also had some guy come on stage to sing a few songs. When they started "Step On", the crowd went apeshit. Amazing. Here is the setlist, which I copied because it was on the soundboard which I was standing by:
    Oh, I read but not closely enough, I guess. Yeah, that was Tony. And that was Mickey Avalon that came on stage to sing.
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    That RATM song I can't think of is bothering me. And the JAMC songs. I should know those.

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    Really Good
    Rage Against The Machine
    Peeping Tom [with introduction by Danny Devito]
    Explosions in the Sky [though they shouldve played the smaller stage]
    Jose Gonzales
    Arcade Fire
    Ghostface Killah
    Interpol

    Good Stuff

    Air [too bad it was cut short or it wouldve been great]
    Bjork
    DJ Shadow [did anyone else notice the ton of technical issues he was having?]
    Amy Winehouse
    Paul Van Dyk
    The Roots [too much medley, not enough songs]

    Not Bad
    Konono No. 1
    The Rapture
    RHCP
    Rufus Wainwright
    Hot Chip
    Silversun Pickups
    Tiesto

    Ugh
    Circa Survive
    The Fratellis
    Kaiser Chiefs
    that stupid tunnel thing that got smaller and smaller...only to lead out in a circle full of hippies being uninteresting. What a disappointment!
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    These are the bands I saw:


    I'll post reviews/comments later.
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    BJORK SET LIST


    Earth Intruders
    Hunter
    Oceania
    All Is Full Of Love
    Pleasure Is All Mine
    Joga
    Paegan Poetry
    Bachelorette
    Vokuro
    Army Of Me
    Innocence
    Wanderlust
    Hyperballad
    Pluto
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    Declare Independance




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    Goddamn that setlist is amazing. I was so happy with that whole show.
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    wait, didn't she play Isobel? I could have sworn she did.
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    I didn't hear it during what I heard, but I obviously missed some stuff on my initial setlist.

    I am still upset about Crowded House. At least they will tour this summer.

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    I think she played it toward the end. Maybe between Innocence and Wanderlust? I remember hearing it, but maybe i'm mad trippin'.
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