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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Obviously Rammstein/Sex Pistols/Clipse/Jets to Brazil are pipedreams, and the headliners have no evidence, but practically everybody else including many of the legacy acts (Giorgio, Leftfield,...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Thanks man! But they are just GeoffreyB's templates, I used sepia tones on some and changed the exposure and stuff to make them different colors. I did all the text on Microsoft Word...it's pretty...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Hey dude! I just emptied a bunch of them. I'd say yes -- but they are edited versions of GeoffreyB's that he gave me because he's rad. If he's cool with it, I'll shoot them over.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Saturday was such a pain in the ass. Sufjan threw the whole day off because Carrie and Lowell is such a quiet record, and Massive Attack would need to play after dark. The only other slot that made...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/3ZxOXSI.png
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    http://i.imgur.com/2f49aKP.png

    Surprise adds include 20 minute Rae Srummerd set, and Nina Kraviz, Odesza (DJ Set) in the Yuma. A...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I definitely thought about it, but I didn't want Kanye to repeat his 2011 slot. That was the same reason I put Chem Bros on Saturday, not Friday. Also, I can't think of a better closing act to a...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Of course I'm biased, but I keep going back to 2013 when you had Major Lazer, Dropkick Murphys, 2 Chainz, Janelle Monae, Danny Brown, Booka Shade, Rodriguez, Alex Care with that big radio hit,...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/AUYYdZ3.png

    Here is the new, thinned out version. I think it's far more within the realm of reason now, yet still a strong lineup (comparable to 2010 and 2013 level...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I'm removing a couple acts and switching the billing on the second lines to clean it up a bit. I'll have the updated one shortly. Thanks though! I was trying to think of "surprise" acts that...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah I get it. It's funny though, the bolded are all really active, touring, playing festivals, new albums, etc so actually none of those look particularly ridiculous by themselves, but it's a lot. ...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    What if I got rid of M83 (no news of them having an album coming out, just a pipedream), put Jack U on 2nd, made Slayer first name of third line, which would bump Charli XCX up to third?

    And then...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah it's a fairly top heavy lineup but I was shooting for 2013, when you had Bassnectar/Passion Pit/Knife Party/Pretty Lights/Moby on the third line and Of Monsters & Men/Violent Femmes/Local...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    How so? That's not a challenge, I'm curious. Some of the names are total leftfield choices but I thought it was fairly close to 2013's billed 2nd and 3rd line strengths.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/JTznGaD.png

    So fun making this. Set times coming shortly. Aiming for "best case realism" with a ton of artists expected to have albums 2015/2016, with some surprises.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah I can't see them in the 2nd slot with Coachella how it is now.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Give me a token Latin band or two and I'm pretty much there...what Latin band(s) would be touring or have a new album by next Coachella?
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    Re: Disclosure!!!

    They could also do the "Justice" #3, I think.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Thanks a ton, Guedita. Will make a fun weekend daytime research project and I bet I'll learn some good acts. I enjoyed discovering Marques Wyatt, Tale of Us, and Tiger & Woods this year through the...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Making a fake poster in general is a fairly silly exercise to begin with.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Theoretical question...if Chem Bros is on the main and an extremely untraditional act is on in the Sahara, what is good Yuma counter programming? Similarly, if two stages are closing out with an...
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    Thanks! I'm going for "best case but within the realm of realism" so those Sahara/Yuma names are super helpful. I'll scale down the Yuma if people think that's too stacked. I'm waiting a couple...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I'm just going to ask one last time because it looks like Conners updated his, but is anybody else not able to access the lineup generator site anymore?
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Anyway, is the lineup generator not working for anybody else? Went on to mess around with mine today and can't log in.

    Also, who do we see as Yuma/Sahara undercard contenders for next year? ...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Sia is second line without question, I think. Purity Ring and Death Grips I see as one of the top names of the third. Even on this year's weaker second lines I can't see them surpassing any of the...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    No, they wouldn't. Phish has already headlined major, comparable festivals to Coachella (Roo and Outside Lands, alongside Arcade Fire, Muse, RHCP, Radiohead, etc). Steely Dan has played a bunch of...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Conners, your whole second line could headline hah! I think the only spot for Mumford if they ever return is headliner. Good work, though.
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    The only thing about a Beyonce vs, say, Pearl Jam or Vampire Weekend or even her husband, is that a Beyonce concert is a huge perfectly rehearsed production. She's a complete perfectionist and her...
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    What? No way.
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    The Arcs in 2016

    http://pitchfork.com/news/59397-the-black-keys-dan-auerbach-launches-new-project-the-arcs-with-mayweatherpacquiao-inspired-single/

    Given Coachella's unabashed support of the Black Keys AND their...
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    Yeah Ian's article about Coachella lost me at the end, particularly on the hip-hop side of things. I actually think an act like Migos, Future, Young Thug etc would be welcome at Coachella if they...
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    I sort of agree, but what if it's two up and coming headliners and one gigantic pocket burning legendary act? Like Kendrick/Vampire Weekend/The Rolling Stones? I don't think it would look weak in...
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    They will assuredly be a headliner whenever the next album comes out.
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    I think a lot of yours are complete stretches to be honest (Wayne, Sheeran, JJ again, Diplo, Van Halen). Katy I would have laughed at until Paul T's interview on the subject, but I still find it...
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    Fair enough, but I still put her with Beck, Pavement, etc as seminal acts of an era that can no longer command top billing. And I think that's OK and doesn't diminish their legacy. Audiences change.
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    Also, The Chemical Brothers have to be thrown in, I think. They've already closed the main, have been a part of Coachella since day one, I can see GV putting them as the first electronic headliner...
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    Vampire Weekend would be a great headlining set. Personally I'm extremely partial to Arctic Monkeys but I think they are maybe an album (and a successful one) away from being a worthy headliner...
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    Bjork can't even subheadline Governor's Ball. No way. I respect her legacy and music as much as anybody, but that time has past.
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    Re: Top Five Sets of 2015 (Weekend One Edition)

    No real ranking, but here we go.

    Stromae - I deserve so much shit for hating on his random billing in the set times thread, this thing was pure theater, pure musicianship, so insanely impressive. ...
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    Re: What a shit show

    It's less about downtime for me, and more about bizarre placement. Caribou, for instance. Maybe the definition of a perfect late night act at Bonnarroo. Instead they throw him against Florence,...
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    Re: Florence broke her foot at Coachella...

    She is insanely slept on by "music nerds". She's wonderful. Her performance was great W1. W2 sounds absurdly special. Getting to hear the full How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful after the teaser...
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    Re: What a shit show

    Their schedule is an abject disaster of missed opportunities and five-way conflicts every year.
  42. Thread: Stromae

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    Re: Stromae

    Videos from Coachella:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdnXCqEgEOk


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJNGmtWcttQ&spfreload=1
    If anybody can find a video that shows the entirety of the...
  43. Thread: Stromae

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    Re: Stromae

    Also the way he incorporates traditional African melodies into Papaoutai is so ridiculously epic when you realize Papaoutai is about the lack of a father figure in his life because his dad was...
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    Re: Stromae

    The album is totally fine. But the live show is something else.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    It's not ridiculous. He is really popular. And has been for 5 years. Like everybody has already said.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    You're kidding, right? The guy's been pretty damn popular for about five years now.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Especially for rap, live show does not necessarily equal their artistic talent, as OutKast so depressingly proved weekend 1 of last year.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    I am not a fan of any of them, but that is a silly statement. Drake ----> Macklemore ----------------------------> Pitbull, roughly, in terms of music quality. Drake is by far the most talented and...
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    Stromae was legitimately excellent. Absolutely amazing in person. I was pretty drunk at this point but I'd say the crowd was heavy in the front half, sparse in the back, but really enjoying it.
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    Re: What a shit show

    Pleasantly surprised you all love Yelle. She was a total party but I assumed she was "boardie guilty pleasure we dare not mention" at best.

    This year's lineup was best for people like me...you...
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