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  1. Re: BOTTLEROCK FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY BLOWS UP COACHELLA FESTIVAL

    They were there last year, too.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    I think the reasoning here is that Angello vs Travis is more of a fan base conflict than DJ Shadow vs Travis, right Mikey?
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    Since we have so few acts on this day, have we considered bumping everybody down a slot so that the non-Sahara tents are empty during the last hour of Radiohead?

    This is reminding me of the AC/DC...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    I'll convince you about Hans on the outdoor at a later date. ;)
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    I keep forgetting Crystal Castles is even on this lineup.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    I think WTLF is right in that Marshmello closing the Sahara seems most likely to me.

    Justice on main vs. Khaled, Lil Uzi Vert, or Galantis in the Sahara --> Porter/Madeon on the outdoor vs Khaled...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Which weekend? I watched the webcast Weekend 1 and it easily looked like the crowd was spilling well outside the tent. Weekend 2 I didn't go to the show, but as my wife and I walked toward the tent...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    Regardless of whether or not somebody seems like a "fit" for Sahara, at least half of our late night slots are going to go to acts that would have felt odd in the 2012-2015 Sahara run. Because WTLF...
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    Re: whose your top 10?

    This is a "big name" Coachella for me. In no real order once you get past the top two...

    Beyonce
    Hans Zimmer
    Floorplan
    Royksopp
    Roisin Murphy
    Radiohead
    Kendrick Lamar
    Bon Iver
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Totally disagree with this. He had some of the biggest hip-hop hits this year, but beyond hits, this man is the second biggest celebrity on this lineup to the 16-24 demographic at the moment. Tons...
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    Re: 2017 Discoveries

    I went to Major Lazer willingly last year. There's only so much you can expect of me.
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    Re: 2017 Discoveries

    Saturday is stupid. You and I are similar in that we have tastes that cross over to both electronic and hip-hop, and the day is overly stacked on both genres. Put them together and add Beyonce on...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    This is an idea I've been playing with as well. It's a different set-up than Mustard's show.
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    Re: 2017 Discoveries

    No. She doesn't, at least not recently.

    I actually think she'll be earlier, sort of where they've thrown Christine and the Queens/Yelle recently.
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    Re: 2017 Discoveries

    I've been going through this one really slowly, which has been nice.

    Floorplan is my favorite discovery, followed by Roisin Murphy and Royksopp. Royksopp never really worked for me in the past...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    FWIW I think Garrix confirmed on the main is what's throwing everyone off about Saturday, because that means Future or Bon Iver either won't be on the main, or on the main after dark.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    What's sort of funny is that on each day we have an act repeating their billing...The XX, Bon Iver, and Justice.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Honestly, I bet it's in his contract. My assumption is that the giant acts (headliners, subs, and big third names) know their stages/general slots ahead of time because it's part of the pitch and...
  19. Re: [Week 1 - 2017] Loners and First Timers "Official" Group.

    You may want to check out the Reddit, there are a ton of people on there in your situation. Lots of people on this board have been going for ages with big groups, and others don't even go anymore...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Hah, in a weird way I want them in the Sahara. They're just billed for main. Justice in the Sahara is just enough nostalgia for the 21 year old version of me to reappear, ignore the new album, and...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Personally I think it'll be Marshmello vs Kendrick to close, and then Lil Uzi Vert vs. Porter/Madeon.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    For what it's worth, the Reddit (which is wayyyyyyy closer to the actual demographics of the festival than the forum) lost their fucking mind over the booking.

    I think he'll draw a huge crowd at...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    See post #250 and #253, hah. Braun and I were talking about the earlier suggestion that Hans would play third to last, and you were talking about Hans being fourth. We all missed each other but are...
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    Re: Late add: Jamiroquai

    This is beyond bucket list for me, but my guess is that they are unwilling to trade down in billing/crowd size when they can easily play giant venues/prime festival slots all over Europe and South...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    This is admittedly mostly because I do not want to miss Floorplan but rarely make it in before 3:00 these days so I'm doing some major wishful thinking, but our Yuma acts seem to be starting way...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    More the vibe than the exact slot/order, but I hear you.



    Atta boy!
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    Re: Coachella 2018 Confirmations/Rumors

    Yeah but they had that kind of argument for OutKast ("if they reunite for a major festival, it'd be Bonnaroo because of the south") and that was like the one festival they didn't play.

    Plus I...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Yeah I can see how this would happen, too. My thought on New Order main is that it seems like a "promotion" from their Mojave closing slot. I sort of feel like they're due for a Duran Duran 2011...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Just realized, Mikey, that braun/myself/electrocute were going back and forth about the idea of Hans in the 3rd to last slot instead of Justice, and you're probably talking about Hans where you have...
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    Re: Coachella 2018 Confirmations/Rumors

    The thought that any act would prioritize Roo over Coachella at this point is a cute idea from a bygone age.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    Marina played at like 5:30 in the afternoon and was fourth to last. That was hardly sunset main. Kaskade got that slot, not Marina.

    And WOD was a total anomaly since all those acts switched days...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    While Justice could totally play the Sahara, I agree with braundiggity that we'd be crazy to predict it, given that third billing has consistently been on main. If we're aiming for accuracy, the #3...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    Yonce, Jaar, Moderat, Royksopp = guaranteed night, I agree with you here.
    Avalanches = Can totally be daytime.
    Roisin Murphy = Daytime is my guess purely based on how they slotted Yelle/Christine...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    The more I look at the pure insanity of conflicts on this day, the more I think the key to unlocking the tent order will be to decide which “rare acts”/”gets” GV won’t slot against each other.
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    Re: Set Times fuck ups from previous years

    Ab-Soul vs. Lil B vs. Action Bronson

    OFF! vs. Joyce Manor vs. The Orwells

    Fanbase cannibalizing at its worst.
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    Re: The lineup is incomplete.

    Still on the lineup, just on the hidden portion that will end up on the new stage, Guedita. It's like you didn't even read the OP's analysis.
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    Re: The lineup is incomplete.

    Courtney was definitely a late add, but Bo wasn't.
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    Re: The lineup is incomplete.

    If by rock add you mean "local punk act that will open up the Gobi at 11:45am", then yes, you're probably right.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    Just watched some live clips of Mac Miller, and even more positive he'll go against Radiohead.

    Live band, no light show or anything but works really well in the dark. Not my type of music...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    DJ Snake can conflict with any of the rappers. I get it that he has trap influences in his EDM, but it's not like the fanbase is identical, or even similar.

    Plus, with Future, Gucci, and...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    We always try to put the post-punk/emo/hardcore bands against the rap headliners and they always play tents at 2:00 while electronic acts close out the festival hah! Jai Wolf is a good idea.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    Bon Iver is surprisingly loud live, though. The XX will need the soundbleed protection, but I think Bon Iver will be fine against most acts.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SUNDAY

    When's the last time the outdoor wasn't silent for the Sunday headliner?

    Hint: 2009
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    I think we can.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    EOTS is essentially a light show masquerading as a band.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    48 acts vs. 56 on Friday 2016.

    Sort of like Friday 2015 when there were only 47 acts on the poster and we were like, "how the fuck are we going to fill out this day?"

    What happened there is...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: FRIDAY

    If you're sold on Preservation on main, it's not impossible to have Denzel play before them. It's not like he's billed high.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    Mura Masa strikes me as about the same type of popularity as Flume in 2014, and that was a disaster in a tent. It also doesn't help that we have literally no Sahara acts this day, so somebody needs...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2017

    Ultimately, Roo has the large scale budget that the up and comers don't though. They could conceivably land some big "gets" along the lines of Dave Matthews/Tim Reynolds, A Tribe Called Quest, Tool,...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2017

    The future is dubious for this festival anyway...they should have just doubled down on a "return to roots" lineup when there's so much floating around that could work. Flume/Big Gigantic/Pretty...
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