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    What was the best and worst set you saw yesterday, either from actually being there or by juts watching the streams?

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    I saw 4 pretty amazing sets in a row, EMA -> James -> Gary Clark Jr -> Jimmy Cliff. 4 completely different styles of music, and all 4 just masterful. I don't know how to pick just one.

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    Was meh on M83 up until seeing them live last night. They blew me away.
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    What makes me qualified? I've watched EVERY fucking episode of American Idol, and every single episode of The Voice...Forget that I won departmental music awards when I was in the 8th grade choir.

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    The best in order for me...

    1. Jimmy Cliff
    2. James
    3. Madness
    4. Pulp
    5. Other Lives
    6. Swedish Fish Mafia
    7. Black Keys

    I didn't watch anything bad.
    Last edited by gaypalmsprings; 04-14-2012 at 09:42 AM.

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    Death Grips

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    I am still absorbing everything but it seems like:

    Madness
    The Rapture
    Refused
    AC/DC-Ride-FlyingLotus-ActionBronson-WuTangLtd-Interpol-TameImpala-LykkeLi-Caribou-Squarepusher-Kimbra-ReverendHortonHeat-SylvanEsso-Haerts-Eagulls-LosRakas-GhostofASaber

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    St.Vincent-Florence-BrandNew-Desaparecidos-OFF-ChicanoBatman-Mě-NightTerrorsOf1927-Drake... nah, just kidding, Fuck Drake

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    Refused
    Pulp
    Explosions In the Sky
    Jimmy Cliff

    In that order.
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    My list for next weekend is going like this:

    Other Lives
    Yuck
    James
    Gary Clark
    Jimmy Cliff
    Death Grips
    Arctic Monkeys
    Madness
    Pulp
    Rapture
    Black Keys
    Black Angels
    Refused
    Amon Tobin/Swedish House Mafia

    Tell me how awesome my band selection was

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    1) Amon Tobin
    2) Pulp
    3) Explosions
    4) Arctic Monkeys
    5) Jimmy Cliff
    6) Mazzy Star
    7) Breakbot
    8) James

    All fantastic performances.
    Ray LaMontagne - 9.14.16 - Comerica Theatre
    Kraftwerk - 9.15.16 - Orpheum Theatre
    Sigur Ros - 10.14.16 - Orpheum Theatre
    Coachella W2 - 4.21.17 - 4.23.17 - Empire Polo Grounds

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    Pulp was amazing! Death Grips blew me away too. We tried to see M83 but the crowd was too huge for the Mojave.. and as someone else said, the crowd there was total "brochella"

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    refused, pulp (stinks that the intro was so long though) and jimmy cliff were my favorites
    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    the best songs are the ones that dont remind you of anyone in particular yet still give you that utter euphoric contentedness of perfection in your mind, body and soul. keep them close.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    A bag of doritos > RHCP > getting kicked in the balls > Mumford & Sons > skinned alive > Macklemore
    Quote Originally Posted by elliottb View Post
    Ohh god, you guys are so fucking sensitive. Yes there is potential to get laid at Coachella if you camp or are willing to have sex against the fences by the Sahara.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arthurbang View Post
    Pulp was amazing! Death Grips blew me away too. We tried to see M83 but the crowd was too huge for the Mojave.. and as someone else said, the crowd there was total "brochella"
    i think the brochella award should go to the crowd for feed me. madeon was pretty overpacked, too. i guess i should just say the sahara in general.
    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    the best songs are the ones that dont remind you of anyone in particular yet still give you that utter euphoric contentedness of perfection in your mind, body and soul. keep them close.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    A bag of doritos > RHCP > getting kicked in the balls > Mumford & Sons > skinned alive > Macklemore
    Quote Originally Posted by elliottb View Post
    Ohh god, you guys are so fucking sensitive. Yes there is potential to get laid at Coachella if you camp or are willing to have sex against the fences by the Sahara.

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    How was the crowd for Pulp?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    I saw 4 pretty amazing sets in a row, EMA -> James -> Gary Clark Jr -> Jimmy Cliff. 4 completely different styles of music, and all 4 just masterful. I don't know how to pick just one.
    uhh i stood for ema for a few minutes and the feedback issues they were having were too much for me.
    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    the best songs are the ones that dont remind you of anyone in particular yet still give you that utter euphoric contentedness of perfection in your mind, body and soul. keep them close.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    A bag of doritos > RHCP > getting kicked in the balls > Mumford & Sons > skinned alive > Macklemore
    Quote Originally Posted by elliottb View Post
    Ohh god, you guys are so fucking sensitive. Yes there is potential to get laid at Coachella if you camp or are willing to have sex against the fences by the Sahara.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    How was the crowd for Pulp?
    decent. someone screamed for jarvis and then a bunch of people started mocking him, so it was kinda bro-y for a minute. but jarvis was funny... here's a grape.
    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    the best songs are the ones that dont remind you of anyone in particular yet still give you that utter euphoric contentedness of perfection in your mind, body and soul. keep them close.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    A bag of doritos > RHCP > getting kicked in the balls > Mumford & Sons > skinned alive > Macklemore
    Quote Originally Posted by elliottb View Post
    Ohh god, you guys are so fucking sensitive. Yes there is potential to get laid at Coachella if you camp or are willing to have sex against the fences by the Sahara.

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    M83 hands down. I didn't think the crowd was douche-y at all, but then I was in the middle of it.

    Pulp was also awesome.

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    The crowd for Pulp was smaller than I expected. My wife and I got there maybe 15 minutes before the show started and got a spot really close to the stage.

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    Refused! My favorite Coachella performance ever!

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    im so glad to hear everyone loved Refused...i was so worried about how they would sound after over a decade away...Dennis' voice is just astoundingly powerful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foucault View Post
    M83 hands down. I didn't think the crowd was douche-y at all, but then I was in the middle of it.
    Have to agree. M83 was awesome

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    From watching the stream: The Black Angels & Mazzy Star.

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    1. Pulp
    2. Black Angels
    3. Horrors
    4. Arctic Monkeys
    5. Jobot (do lab)
    6. James

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    Quote Originally Posted by citizenerased View Post
    From watching the stream: The Black Angels & Mazzy Star.
    i liked mazzy star but honestly i was a little disappointed... hope was somewhat off-putting. also the bass player looked an awful lot like the drummer for mbv
    Last edited by Grant; 04-14-2012 at 10:38 AM.
    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    the best songs are the ones that dont remind you of anyone in particular yet still give you that utter euphoric contentedness of perfection in your mind, body and soul. keep them close.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    A bag of doritos > RHCP > getting kicked in the balls > Mumford & Sons > skinned alive > Macklemore
    Quote Originally Posted by elliottb View Post
    Ohh god, you guys are so fucking sensitive. Yes there is potential to get laid at Coachella if you camp or are willing to have sex against the fences by the Sahara.

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    How was the crowd for James?

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    they seemed fun. i only caught a little bit. they let a bunch of people on the stage so that was cool.
    Quote Originally Posted by psychic friend View Post
    the best songs are the ones that dont remind you of anyone in particular yet still give you that utter euphoric contentedness of perfection in your mind, body and soul. keep them close.
    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    A bag of doritos > RHCP > getting kicked in the balls > Mumford & Sons > skinned alive > Macklemore
    Quote Originally Posted by elliottb View Post
    Ohh god, you guys are so fucking sensitive. Yes there is potential to get laid at Coachella if you camp or are willing to have sex against the fences by the Sahara.

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    Ooh thats cool! thanks grant.

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    Refused and The Rapture were my favorites. Refused was absolutely incredible and The Rapture were a great dance party
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    Jimmy cliff, M83
    I cried during. Jimmys first song.
    It was so great

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    I've noticed there's not been a mention of GIRLS, I would've that would be a highlight.

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    1. Refused
    2. Death Grips
    3. Pulp
    4. EMA
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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