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    Re: Outside Lands 2015

    Hot Chip ending up on all these posters really makes me think they should have been the subheadliner promotion instead of Tame Impala (and I'm a big Tame Impala fan) at Coach this year if we were...
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    Re: 2015 Omissions = Late Adds Wishlist!

    Oh no way. And honestly I doubt we're getting anything beyond Peking Duk/Trippy Turtle acts. I really, really think this is an underwhelming lineup in terms of billing power (although I have more...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    For all the asinine Coachella discussions that occur here, it is beyond me how we never had "Where would Pixies be billed if they were on the poster?" as a thread.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Yeahhhh but it's Madeon. It will still be bouncy, happy, ecstasy friendly French EDM and the teens will eat it up. I just don't think it's the same thing as the drum & bass type acts where the live...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    I think for now we can still assume Sahara. I mean, Empire of the Sun was in Sahara last year. Until the last few years, plenty of "live" setups were put in the Sahara. Unless it is minimalist or...
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    Re: 2015 Omissions = Late Adds Wishlist!

    Also should be noted that his own poster only has Weekend 1, so guest appearance I think is much more likely. As much as they need adds (because of weak subheadliners and a missing 10 or so artists...
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    Re: 2015 Omissions = Late Adds Wishlist!

    Oh OK that makes sense. I was like, what are you guys seeing? The poster of the dates gives the Coachella range now.
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    Re: 2015 Omissions = Late Adds Wishlist!

    Guys it says 4-10-12, as in 4 10 through 12, not just Friday. This could mean Flying Lotus, could mean Tyler's set, could mean anything.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    Oh woah. I assumed B&S on the outdoor was pretty much a lock, but they very well could be in the Mojave. Never crossed my mind. I do not think Ratatat will play Mojave, and there is absolutely no...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Quotes are messing up today. Vance can play outdoor -- just think it will be earlier than where we have it now, even if by just one slot. Mac can easily play Mojave, if Little Dragon, Pixies,...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    [QUOTE=silver06;2978620]I'm not suggesting we change the Clashfinder, just officially opening up that we may have a "Brand New problem." They aren't playing the Gobi. The Outdoor is packed with good...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    I am a big Kasabian fan (at least live) and don't give a shit about Hozier, but if Hozier vs. Kasabian is a thing, Hozier is absolutely 100% the bigger draw of the two in America. Undeniably. Also,...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Marina is the most bizarrely overbilled artist on this entire lineup. She can play the Mojave comfortably but I suspect with her billing there is still a solid chance for the outdoor.
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    I am probably the only person on this forum who enjoys Florence and the Machine live, so there is no way in hell they qualify as overrated here.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    Over-analyzing without any idea is exactly what these threads are for.
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    To be fair, fIREHOSE was third line and played Gobi in 2012 at like 4:00, but I think we can write that off as a one-off.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    The energy around us was dead, dead, dead, but I found the set still enjoyable and fun. Like, people sitting down dead. But I think it was because it had just rained and people weren't in very high...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    Kasabian in the Mojave was an awesome, awesome party. I would love for them to be there again. But they've been in the Mojave at least once (and I think twice?). I think this is the year for them...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    All this negativity on my end aside, I couldn't get enough of the Versace Remix when that came out, so....
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    I find that super interesting, thanks! I'd love to see the other days. One thing -- can we go through and for the Sahara, rank the artists from 1-10 or whatever, with one being the highest billed...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Point is he is polarizing. Totally appropriate to headline Coachella, big enough, genre crossover enough, all that good stuff. Lots of people don't like him for valid reasons, lots of people like...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    He's a great lyricist but I don't like his music. Giving dues is not the same as enjoying.
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    I think St. Vincent is unarguably an extremely talented musician both live and on record, but I think the hyperbole that gets thrown around here for her live show is pretty intense...she has to go on...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    I bet Yuma vs. Sahara artists will know which they are playing since that will affect what set up they can bring with them (but not their time slot yet), and the biggest acts (like top 2 lines only,...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    But that's not completely true. He's definitely flirting with it as of late, as well as talks a lot about drugs in the same way that the kid on your freshman dorm floor did after he discovered weed...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    He does both. And they both annoy me. Especially because the relationship songs. It's like a bad 3:30am drunk text that went too far, but on record. He is really talented, but I just can't do the...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Oh totally. He has material for days and way more hits than people give him credit for. I actually think he's a deserving headliner unlike a lot of people (even though he's not my thing), and...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Definitely not Kanye or Jay-Z. You don't think with two monster collaborations, though, and her frequent Coachella attendance (and having performed as a guest at somebody's set already, I think...
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    Re: 2015 Omissions = Late Adds Wishlist!

    To be fair, they were scheduled directly against Big Audio Dynamite in one of the most egregious "same exact fanbase" conflicts this festival has ever pulled off.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    "COACHELLA GOING UP, ON A TUESDAYYYYYYYY"

    Also, given their friendship, tracks together, and her previous Coachella attendance record, Rihanna has potential. Not to mention his own festival sets...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    I find the back and forth between Drake's creepy/needy/desperate/obsessive "love" songs and his fake "goon" mentality frustrating and annoying, but damn if he does not kill it when he ends up on...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    I saw that! Good for them. Well it looks like all the other majors whiffed on that one, so still fairly rare unless a tour is announced. Somehow I don't see them ending up at Outside Lands or ACL,...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    I agree. But I think Friday/Saturday are like a big name or two on the subhead line away from being top tier, and so I don't get the complete hate for this year compared to, say, 2011 (another...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    It's stronger overall than any day of 2014 for me, too, where I had big name acts I was beyond thrilled to see but thought the undercard was just empty and with too much pop stuff. If this day had...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    Big Audio Dynamite vs Wire and Shadow vs. Modeselektor are just utterly bizarre given the fanbases. Saturday 2013 and Friday 2010 have to be the two worst nights for rare/hugely popular/acclaimed...
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    Re: So no Spoon?

    This one makes me sad because they seem to literally be playing every other festival. Seems like their live show wouldn't have been ready or they don't like the festival or something (although...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    I think Terje will be the bigger Coachella draw, but Ride vs. Terje seems unlikely based on what you said. I am really, really scared that Terje and AC/DC will overlap, at least partially. I just...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Technically Kaskade was second on his day and Guetta was first, but that doesn't diminish your point in the slightest.

    I do think here is where fanbase starts to matter though -- Bassnectar vs....
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    If we had to have all these big name cheesedick expensive DJs as "main stage" contenders this year, why couldn't we have just had the Eric Prydz EPIC hologram set? It's no Chemical Brothers, but...
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    The flow is almost always "off" on the main though. See Nas --> Death From Above 1979 --> Duran Duran --> The Strokes --> Kanye for the most bizarre case of clashing genres and fan bases.
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    I'm leaning toward this.
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    Because the #2 billed act playing at like 6:00 is even more unprecedented than having two DJs play back to back on the main. Florence playing at night on the outdoor in between a DJ and Drake would...
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    Although I guess those Ultra DJs are more than happy to play in that parking lot in the blazing sun, so who knows. Still think Kaskade --> Florence --> Drake seems the most likely, but that tweet is...
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    That's why you guys are the best. Only saw the Boiler Room set and it seemed to fit, but yeah if it's their live act there's no way.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    I don't disagree with your logic, especially about the biggest acts knowing their stages before the poster comes out and that being part of the contract (or at least Goldenvoice's pitch). I just...
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    To those who know electronic, could Tourist be in the Yuma? I watched a Boiler Room set on YouTube and it seemed like material for the Yuma, but this is so not my department so I'm interested to...
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    https://twitter.com/flo_tweet/status/553192741283577856
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    I'd actually be pretty open to this more if we had a 1:00 curfew. I would think both Guetta and Kaskade would want lights/lazers/fireworks/holograms type shows if they're playing the main and that...
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    Regardless, good eye GeoffreyB.
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    Somebody (Guedita?) proposed an interesting way that they could both be on the main, but with Florence confirming directly she's playing the main it foiled that, so I agree with you. Only one of the...
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