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12-08-2008, 08:22 AM
dang, couldnt find any acid for waters but had a baggy of some dried up shrooms and was rolling pretty good. my jaw was litterally dropped in complete awe the whole show. i still get the chills thinking about that sunday night. i almost got ranned over by the people holding the ropes that held the pig. they were shouting "move, Move" but i couldnt figure out what the fuck they were saying. I was like "what?" luckily my friend yanked me away. was there jets flying over during the show? i kept thinking we were getting invaded. i was scared and happy as fuck the whole time. hope i can score acid this year. i`m in socal , does any one else in socal have prob`s scoring acid. where would be a good spot to stand in hopes someone will pass by and give me some acid?

12-08-2008, 01:19 PM
The planes dropped Obama leaflets. It freaked me out too because neither of them were flying with lights and the leaflets looked like silvery powder as they fell so I thought we were getting dusted with some kind of drug. :P

12-08-2008, 04:44 PM

Set + Setting = Outcome of Your Trip

Set(Positive Coachella attitude) + Setting(The Indio Polo Field) = Awesome Trip

well said

frozen pilgrim
12-08-2008, 04:53 PM
that was my theory regarding my potential de-retirement from psychedelics in 2009

12-10-2008, 09:22 PM
how can you not be impress by roger water's show, simply amazing!!!

12-11-2008, 01:39 AM
So ...what do we all attribute to this thread's longevity? I personally don't get it. Hmmmm...

12-11-2008, 05:10 PM
So ...what do we all attribute to this thread's longevity? I personally don't get it. Hmmmm...

Was a great performance.

12-11-2008, 06:12 PM
Go stare at a disco ball, monkeys.

12-11-2008, 09:29 PM
I thought that was what you did? You left Waters for Justice right?

12-12-2008, 06:55 AM
Go stare at a disco ball, monkeys.

Dance Pole Monkey...Dance....(which is what you did at Justice funny enough)

01-25-2009, 08:05 PM
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frozen pilgrim
01-25-2009, 08:17 PM
leave this board immediately

01-26-2009, 07:06 AM
Quadraphonic sound playing Dark side of the moon...... sublime! , but i think Daft Punk takes the spot at the top of the pyramid.

01-26-2009, 02:07 PM
I remember, at the time, thinking that that was the best performance i had ever seen in my life (Waters).

Then i tripped during MMJ at the Chicago Theatre... oh my god....

Now, i will equate MMJ being better than Waters to the shrooms, for if i had been tripping for Waters like some around me were.. i dont know what i would have done.. There were many around me who i grew completely envious of as the show went on... For those who "just walked by and said meh", if you liked Floyd in the first place you would have been there in the front few rows after waiting FOREVER. That was part of what made it great, was the anticipation.. the moon slowly growing bigger and bigger, the little transistor radio on the screen being switched every few minutes to a new song... people went crazy over "you aint nothin' but a hound dog" for some reason.. hehe..

I don't know much about the availability of the stuff out there, was in the military as of last years show so i wouldn't have thought to look for it.. but i'm out now, and making my first trip back to southern cal from frrrrriiiigggiiddd Wisconsin.. Needless to say, come hell or high water, i won't be sober for this one no matter who the headliner is...

Crunchy Knuckles
01-26-2009, 02:19 PM
seen waters 4 times...and i can say that his performance at coachella was not the greatest. I've attended Coachella since 2001 and so far the GREATEST band performance yet, for me, was Radiohead in 2004!!!

weezy f baby
01-26-2009, 03:06 PM
I left Waters for Justice... but like after darkside as he started playing I think Brick In The Wall... I can't remember.

01-26-2009, 03:08 PM

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01-27-2009, 03:18 PM
For me it is a tie between the Waters show and Daft Punk. Both were fucking epic!

SP The Ghost
01-27-2009, 03:29 PM
I still don't regret my decision.

01-27-2009, 03:49 PM
I don't think there is one show that's the best. There are so many magic moments in Coachella history. It just depends on if you were there to experience it. You can't be everywhere at once so you are going to miss a good show whether you want to or not.

01-27-2009, 05:10 PM
Um yeah, I pretty much thought I was in a theatre for this show. And what was up with the magic pixie dust they dropped on us all? Life changing show all around and mind blowing in every way. Also, here's another photo my buddy took from that glorious evening.


Trick Loves The Kids
01-27-2009, 05:12 PM
For me it is a tie between the Waters show and Daft Punk. Both were fucking epic!

Yeah I'm changing my vote to this to compensate for being sober at Daft and the exact opposite of sober at Waters

01-27-2009, 05:13 PM
Whoa dude

01-27-2009, 11:56 PM
I have to agree with this thread. I didn't think Roger Waters was going to blow my mind. I love Pink Floyd. I miss David Gilmour. I wasn't stoned. There were a billion reasons why this shouldn't have worked.

But it did. Rock on, Roger Waters. You're my favorite headliner of Coachella based on entertainment value and surprise alone.

01-28-2009, 03:12 AM
Rogers put on one of the most eventful Life Experiences ever!




IT would be the greatest show ever!

or maybe Coachella 2006 Damien Jr. Gong Marley!

01-28-2009, 10:26 AM

Trick Loves The Kids
01-28-2009, 10:32 AM
Whoa dude

What's up man? You rollin'? Hey, do you know where I could get some more? Aww, alright. Thanks anyway, enjoy the rest of the festival.

01-28-2009, 10:50 AM

01-28-2009, 12:44 PM
I thought Portishead was even more stunning than Waters last year, especially if you strip away the theatrics and get down to the heart of the music. For instance compare the bootlegs. In terms of experience it is hard for me to choose though...seeing Dark Side performed in its entirety in such a setting was pure magic.

Portishead still performed way better IMHO. But what's the most fun I've ever had at any single Coachella show? Probably Justice -> LCD Soundsystem in '07...

01-28-2009, 01:41 PM
Coachella '08 was Amazing.

01-29-2009, 11:19 PM
Roger Waters was unfuckingbelievable! And the sound was completley engrossing to boot!

01-30-2009, 11:19 AM
Best show ever at the fest.

01-30-2009, 12:13 PM
Looks like no one will be at that caliber this year! Too Bad

10-24-2009, 07:32 PM
This show man. This freaking show.

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10-25-2009, 01:20 AM
I saw Roger Waters do this set at the Hollywood Bowl in Nov of 06 I believe. So I skipped Coachella, which I sort of regret. But then I had never seen Chromeo or SMD...

10-25-2009, 08:27 AM
you didn't miss much...he was lip singing.

10-25-2009, 09:57 AM
you didn't miss much...he was lip singing.

I believe the term is lip syncing.

11-02-2009, 08:16 AM

Coachella Bound
11-02-2009, 08:40 AM

11-02-2009, 07:37 PM

11-02-2009, 09:32 PM
I believe the term is lip syncing.

is it?! same thing none the less.

11-02-2009, 09:50 PM

Oh, your not kidding. Don't get me wrong Roger was dope (had to split his show with Murs so I didn't see it all) but damn dog, did you even go to Coachella 07? Four words

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE You know that shit killed game

11-02-2009, 10:15 PM
My Bloody Valentine was the best performance in Coachella history, not that dude from Pink Floyd, or anybody else, in my opinion.

LiKeBuTtAh !
11-04-2009, 11:36 AM
Yes! Epic in every way.
Noticing the satellite speakers encapsulating Coachella stage intrigued me and then to be encompassed by the 360' soundscape the during the set was the most fan-fucking-tastic thing ever! Even the intermission's rainforest/rainfall/whatev...prevented me from stepping one inch outside that world.

Drinkey McDrinkerstein
11-04-2009, 12:56 PM
is it?! same thing none the less.

uh...wouldn't "lip singing" just be singing? The key word is SYNC

12-14-2009, 09:50 PM
Roger Waters' Coachella performance was so inspiring I went back to college. I am now 6 months away from graduating. Thanks Goldenvoice

12-30-2009, 09:00 PM
2 words

Daft Punk

and if you think that roger waters was the best show in coachella history then you must have not seen that historic day in April in 2006 in the Sahara cause up to that point NOONE had seen anything like that!

12-30-2009, 09:14 PM
Yes! Epic in every way.
Noticing the satellite speakers encapsulating Coachella stage intrigued me and then to be encompassed by the 360' soundscape the during the set was the most fan-fucking-tastic thing ever! Even the intermission's rainforest/rainfall/whatev...prevented me from stepping one inch outside that world.

thats too funny...

i went over during those s rainforest sounds and i had the same feeling....

i may lord this is sick

best mind fuck of my life that set was


01-18-2010, 11:46 PM
Honestly, I walked by, stopped, and all I felt was... Meh.
i wasn't even there and i know you're wrong.

01-18-2010, 11:50 PM
great show