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    How did you hear about the bands you're planning on seeing this year at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival?

    These are how I first heard or heard about various bands as much as I can recollect. This is about how these bands seep into your conscious knowledge.

    the Noisettes - Under the Radar
    Brother Ali - Coachella last time
    Tokyo Police Club - Keriann's mix
    Gillian Welch - Valarie
    Silversun Pickups - Sunset Junction 2003
    Digitalism - Coachella 2007
    the Jesus and Mary Chain - circa 1995
    Busdriver - Ash
    Jarvis Cocker - via Pulp via unknown media. Also Jennie's Pulp mix.
    Interpol - Brian
    Sonic Youth - Brian
    Bjork - I don't know.
    DJ Shadow - Ken

    Fields - mp3 blog
    the Charles Dukowski Sextet - still haven't heard.
    Regina Spektor - Valarie
    Hot Chip - Keriann's mix
    the New Pornographers - missed at Bumbershoot 2003, Greg's mix
    Peter Bjorn and John - mp3 blog
    Andrew Bird - Matt, maybe Valarie. Not sure.
    the Arcade Fire - various media sources and mp3 blogs
    Blonde Redhead - various media sources, Valarie's mix
    Sparklehorse - Brian
    the Black Keys - opened for Sleater-Kinney, 2003

    Anathallo - Coachella 2007
    Tapes 'n Tapes - Ash
    The Coup - Valarie
    Explosions in the Sky - mp3 blogs, various media sources
    Rodrigo y Gabriela - Valarie
    The Roots - Coachella last time
    Konono No 1 - Greg's mix
    Placebo - radio ("Pure Morning")
    Air - Coachella last time
    Happy Mondays - via Factory Records
    the Lemonheads - radio, 90s
    Spank Rock - Coachella 2007

    Rufus Wainwright - Jennie's mix
    Ghostface Killah - Valarie
    the Decemberists - Bumbershoot 2003
    I don't think I'm hosting a 2016 collaborative playlist.

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    You have a better memory than I do.

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    He probably saved them all thats why.

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    That was off the top of my head. And I switched out Lily Allen for Air because I forgot how I found out about her. That might be the worst reason ever for not seeing an artist at a festival.
    I don't think I'm hosting a 2016 collaborative playlist.

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    Noisettes-Saw them open for TV on the Radio
    Nickel Creek-My dad listens to them all the time
    Of Montreal-Indirectly because of Pot, who recommended Elephant 6 stuff in 04
    Silversun Pickups-Gabe, late last year probably
    Digitalism-Coachella 2007
    The Jesus and Mary Chain-Read about them on Allmusic in high school
    Jarvis Cocker-heard about Pulp thru my friend Blake, who's an anglophile
    Faithless-Heard that one song that was all over the radio in 2004, my friend bought their cd, he hated it and I enjoyed it
    Bjork-I bought Vespertine on a whim when it came out, even though I didn't like "It's Oh So Quiet," which I had seen on MTV many times.

    Pop Levi, Fields, Yeva-Never heard
    Steve Aoki-Courtney
    The Fratellis-Are they on a commercial? I don't think I've heard them
    Roky Erickson-I bought 13th Floor Elevators after seeing High Fidelity the first time
    Hot Chip-The DFA Remix album-I bought that for the Le Tigre remix, loved the others
    MSTRKRFT-Had a group of friends go to see Justice/MSTRKRFT on halloween, they burned me a mix of the two after the show
    The Decemberists-Saw Colin Meloy on campus in 04, and I really enjoyed his set
    Arcade Fire-Pitchfork
    LCD Soundsystem-I liked the Rapture so I bought the DFA Comp 2 and fell in love with Yeah (Crass version)
    The Rapture-I'd heard some things, so my brother got me their first full lenght for christmas in 03 (04?)
    The Good the Bad and The Queen-through my Blur fanhood

    Anathallo-My friend Kevin is in love with them
    Lupe Fiasco-A friend from last year kept playing the bootleg of his album and it stuck in my head
    Tapes 'N' Tapes-Pitchfork
    Grizzly Bear-Pitchfork
    Soulwax-Spin wrote an article about the bootleg trend of the early 00s, and I got some Soulwax/2ManyDJs mixes
    Konono No.1-Pitchfork review intrigued me
    Air-On my way to see the Distillers, I stopped by the only record store near my house, and on a whim bought Talkie Walkie because they were playing Coachella 04. I loved it.
    Manu Chao-I was finding any and all world music, and he was frequently referenced
    Happy Mondays-Andrew
    Rage Against the Machine-I got the self titled at a Sam Goody in 99 because they had mislabelled it as a single so it was a measly 4.99.

    Interpol-really good Spin review way back when
    Sonic Youth-I found Bad Moon Rising at a local thrift store in High School
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    Comedians saw a David Cross interview in The Arizona Republic
    Noisettes/Brother Ali/Tokyo Police Club all from here
    Satellite Party my friend Tom was working on "The Bold and the Beautiful" and accidentally walked into a soundstage where Perry was rehearsing w/Satellite Party.He said they were real good,better than Porno For Pyros.
    Of Montreal Silversun Pickups both from here
    Stephen Marley I'm familiar w/his relatives Arctic Monkeys the hype
    The Jesus and Mary Chain heard the first single("Upside Down") on Rodney on the Roq,and then saw their first US tour,at Safari Sam's in HB when I lived around the corner.
    Jarvis Cocker here
    Sonic Youth used to hear about their desert parties,and bought the "Death Valley 69" 45 when it came out,loved them ever since.
    Bjork from Rodney on the Roq playing the first Sugarcubes 45("Birthday")
    Gogol Bordello my brother saw them at Warped

    Fountains Of Wayne Tower Records magazine,the Power-Pop column
    Fratellis here
    Hot Chip Stef on here
    Peter,Bjorn & John here
    The Decemberists and !!! also here
    The Arcade Fire here
    Justice/Girl Talk both here
    Mike Relm/LCD Soundsystem here,as well
    The Good,The Bad & The Queen here
    Mika here
    Anathallo ditto
    Mando Diao guess what?here.
    The Coup/Grizzly Bear here from foi and here from someone
    Explosions In The Sky that movie
    Rodrigo y Gabriela here
    Konono No. 1 here
    Kaiser Chiefs here
    Willie Nelson probably first saw him on Johnny Cash's variety show when I was a little kid.Willie should be on Mount Rushmore,he's so familiar to us.
    Klaxons here
    Crowded House The Split Enz "I Got You" used to be my favorite video on MTV,followed the Finns career ever since
    Air breathing it since I was bornLily Allen hereHappy Mondays "24 hour party people" film
    Rage Against The Machine heard their first demo tape in my friend's car in '90 or '91,before they were signed.
    Infected Mushroom here
    (when I say here,it's most likely from one of FOI,yablo,Adam,Andrew,or mountmcabe's excellent mixes)
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    Quote Originally Posted by mountmccabe View Post
    the Jesus and Mary Chain - circa 1995
    Oh yeah,is this a joke?
    Quote Originally Posted by God
    Do you want to continue talking about Lizards?

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    Noisettes - Downloaded Don't Give Up off ages ago, then found the single for Burn on Itunes, didn't hear from them again till now. But now I see them everywhere.
    Amy Winehouse - Heard the hype about her before I heard the tunes, decided I'd pass, then heard Rehab and could not get it out of my head. Got the album after that and fell in love with the vintage sound and unique quality of her voice.
    Silversun Pickups- Had Kissing Families on a new music cd I got out of a Filter mag back in the summer of 05, didn't hear about them again til I heard they'd be opening for Snow Patrol on their tour this past March. Got Carnavas, loved it, made sure to get to the SP gigs early, rocked my ass off.
    Rufus Wainwright- Saw the video for April Fools (off the first album) in the middle of the night, you know when they actually play videos... adored it, bought album used at the wherehouse hahaha, loved it. Have bought every album since.
    Jarvis Cocker- Ummm he was in this little band called Pulp.... as soon as I heard Fat Children I knew his solo effort would be a smash.
    Arctic Monkeys- Way back before they even released a full album in the UK, some brit pals of mine send me some of their demos/singles. I was hooked from the opening chords of Bet You Look Good....
    Interpol- I think I first heard PDA on KROQ or something and had it on a mix tape... oh how things have changed, hahaha. I always liked it but for some reason never got the album. When Antics came out I stalled buying it but heard C'mere and had to buy it after that. Slowly, but surely became obsessed, then went back and bought Turn On The Bright Lights.

    The Cribs- Checked out Hey Scensters after a friends suggestion, loved it, bought the album.
    Fields- Researched them as a result of this fest and a review in spin I think.
    The Fratellis- Kept seeing their stuff in friends lastfm charts, got the album, loved it.
    Peter Bjorn and John- First saw thei name on the poster for this fest, then saw the vid for Young Folks on Subterrnean, bought the album.
    Hot Chip - Kept seeing it in friends last fm, bought the album
    Regina Spektor- Saw the video for US on VH1, thought she was stunningly beautiful as was her unique voice.
    Blonde Redhead- Got 23, for Coachella research purposes, surprised by how much I liked it.
    LCD Soundsytem- That Daft Punk is Playing song was playing in my head non-stop for like 6 months after I saw the video on subterrenean I think, love the new album lots.
    The Rapture- reccomendation from a friend was love from the intro of the first song (the most recent album, still need to get the older stuff)
    Kings Of Leon - That damn catchy as hell song The Bucket.
    Travis- Way back when I was still in High school saw a video for a little song called Why Does It Aalways Rain on Me. Been a fan girl ever since.
    The Decemberists- Had heard of them, but didn't really get into them for a long time. Then one day on a whim I downloaded Shiny, and adored it. Next came We Both Go Down Together and Engine Driver. Then slowly but surely I collected and fell in love with all their stuff. Seeing them live in October of last year only served to solidify my obsession.
    Arcade Fire- Randomly downloaded Rebellion for a mix cd I was making, love love loved it. Bought Funeral, took a while for the album to take hold, but once it did.... amazing. Got Neon Bible as soon it was out songs like My Body is a Cage and No Cars Go felt instantly familliar to me but new all at the same time, it was officially love.

    Mando Diao- Saw the video of God Knows on the Dive on Fuse, got Hurricane Bar, thought it was mediocre. Forgot about them a bit til I was going somewhere with my best friend and she was listening to their newest record, I was hooked after one listen.
    Teddybears- Downloaded Yours to Keep for free off Itunes loved it, realized they did that Cobrastyle song afterwards.
    Klaxons - A friend of mine is all obsessed with them and insisted I check them out. Watched the vid for Golden Skans and didn't quite no what to make of it. Forgot about them for a while, but gave them another try when I found out they'd be playing... Myths has been playing quite regularly on my ipod since then.
    CSS- Kept seeing them in my firends lastfm's, was intrigued by song titles like Let's Make Love and listen to Death From Above & Music is my Hot Hot Sex. Got the album, was obsessed after the first listen. Saw the video for Alala on subterrnean, decided this band is to fucking awesome. Since then have heard their music being blasted on several before show mixes and like 5 different concerts, makes for fun dancing time before the main act comes on.
    The Kooks- Listened to You Don't Love Me on the reccomendation of a friend loved it, followed it up with songs like Naive and Sofa Song and Want You Back, listened to them a lot summer of 06. Will be cool to see them live.
    Jose' Gonzalez- Yeah.... Heartbeats.
    Amos Lee - Saw him perform Keep It Loose, Keep it Tight on Conan. Loved his voice, got the album.
    Lily Allen- Another where I heard her hype before her music and tried to avoid it, but Smile is so fucking infectious I couldn't help but get the rest of the album.
    Damien Rice - Saw the video for Volcano on VH1 in the middle of the night ages and ages ago, love the sound of his and Lisa's voice together. Went out and bought the album the next day listened to it non-stop for like 3 months. Seeing him and Lisa do their thing live back in November 06 was nearly spiritual.
    Kaiser Chiefs- Randomly downloaded I Predict a Roit, loved it. Got Employment listened to it all through summer of 05', saw them live that fall was freaking blown away by their uber energetic live show.
    Air- Heard SexyBoy in that movie 10 Things I Hate About You, searched for ages to find out who did it.
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    The Fratellis-Are they on a commercial? I don't think I've heard them

    They are on an ipod commercial, also on a Vons commercial that played pre-superbowl this year.
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    noisettes -a friend loves them
    tokyo police club -coachella
    tilly and the wall -rilo kiley opener a few years a go
    silversun pickups -played with modest mouse with the shins show last year that couldnt catch
    arctic monkeys -myspace when the demo was still floating
    rufus wainwright -i hear everything jon brion does
    julieta venegas -tijuana no
    jesus and mary chain -lost in translation
    jarvis cocker -pulp cmon
    faithless -insomnia cant remember
    bjork -yeah......

    fields -coachella
    the cribs -coachella
    the fratellis -iphone keynote
    hot chip -this board last year
    mstrkrft -pitchfork last year
    peter bjorn and john -young folks video
    andrew bird -pitchfork last year
    !!! -detour
    the decemberists -cant remember. too long a go
    kings of leon -a friend loves them
    arcade fire -pitchfork 04
    justice -this board last year
    lcd soundsystem -i think the oc haha
    the rapture -mtv house of jelaous lover
    the good the bad and the queen -damon albarn

    mika -someone mentioned any other world for the finale of the oc and well i had to check it out
    tapes n tapes -pitchfork last year
    the kooks -mtv last year
    explosions in the sky -while digging up for mogwai sounding stuff....
    soulwax -the oc... wow
    css -openers for ladytron but couldnt attend
    placebo -cruel intentions
    air -the virgin suicides
    manu chao -was really big about 8 years a go
    rage -uh huh
    as predicted by nostradamus

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    Quote Originally Posted by breakjaw View Post
    Oh yeah,is this a joke?
    No, I was entirely serious. Same source for other bands like My Bloody Valentine and Spacemen 3.
    I don't think I'm hosting a 2016 collaborative playlist.

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    I've heard basically everyone, but the ones I'm not missing:


    Gillian Welch - free promotional cd from public radio station that was the soundtrack to a documentary.

    Busdriver - my sister's boyfriend

    El P - my friend Martin

    Bjork - MTV from this one summer I was grounded and only came out of my room late at night.


    Regina Spektor - LPTJ

    New Pornographers - Yabs 2005

    Decemberists - I can't remember, I think because Lely put a song of theirs on a mix once.

    Andrew Bird - Keriann and Jennie convinced me to go see him live when I hadn't heard him before.

    Ghostface - Wu Tang

    Blonde Redhead - A mix a friend made me with Equus on it, years ago.

    Girl Talk - Jackstraw

    Mike Relm - Jackstraw

    Good Bad Queen - Adam Nikyo

    The Coup - LPTJ

    Rodrigo y Gabriela - read an article, heard an mp3, fell for it

    The Roots - Adam Nikyo, Gabe, Brad

    Spank Rock - Brad

    The Lemonheads - I don't remember, I was in 6th or 7th grade.

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    Good topic, John.

    Tokyo Police Club - Coachella homework this year
    (end of) Satellite Party - Became a huge Jane's Addiction fan in 2003; they reunited, so I went and bought "Nothing's Shocking"....I'll watch Perry Farrell anytime
    Silversun Pickups - They were one of the first myspace bands to befriend me back in early 2005. Saw my first show the following August during their Spaceland residency....bought "Pikul" the next day, saw them every ensuing opportunity (ten and counting) until they got huge and started touring with shitty bands.
    (beginning of) Rufus Wainwright - Jennie
    Jesus and Mary Chain - Long heard the name bandied about as a Mogwai influence....checked them out when the line-up dropped
    Jarvis Cocker - Pulp, again from Jennie
    (first half of) Interpol - Randomly caught their set at the 2003 KROQ Weenie Roast.....blew me away.
    (second half of) Sonic Youth - Same thing with JAMC, only I checked them out years ago. Got a copy of "Daydream Nation" from my friend Ryan and never looked back.
    Bjork - I had heard about her for friend David finally broke me in about 3 years ago and hooked me up with "Homogenic"

    Fields - Coachella 2007 homework
    Pharoahe Monch - He was on that Mos Def song "Oh No!" back in...I want to say 2001.
    The Frames - The aforementioned David told me about them 4 years ago. Jennie and Tessa enforced it.
    Regina Spektor - Jennie
    (end of) Hot Chip - Chris
    The New Pornographers - Coachella '07 homework, due to Greg's enormous worship
    The Decemberists - Got "Her Majesty" as a gift a few years ago and wasn't impressed; gave "The Crane Wife" a shot based on Brandon's "best album of 2006" ranking and did a complete 180
    The Arcade Fire - After months of nauseating hype, I downloaded "Rebellion", "Laika", and "Wake Up" from in January 2005; tried to commit suicide when I realized I had just missed three Troubadour shows a week prior
    (first half of) Blonde Redhead - Heard about them when they opened for Interpol in 2004 (which I didn't see); saw them at Detour in October and was extremely impressed
    (second half of) Girl Talk - Brad/Chris/Tessa/everyone wouldn't shut up, so I gave it a shot. Not usually my style, but undeniably fun
    Sparklehorse - Coachella 2007 homework
    (first half of) The Rapture - I don't know, but I'm seeing them because Jennie and Ronnie will be there
    The Good, The Bad, & The Queen - Coachella 2007 homework

    Lupe Fiasco - My brother Ian
    Tapes N' Tapes - Adam
    The Coup - Greg
    Explosions in the Sky - My friend Seth
    The Roots - One of the first hip-hop groups I got into in '99. I heard they were live instrument and was instantly intrigued
    CSS - Jennie
    Willie Nelson - I think I read about him getting busted for drugs in Rolling Stone when I was a kid
    Placebo - Jennie sent me their cover of "Bigmouth Strikes Again"
    Air - Coachella 2005
    Manu Chao - Brad made a sweet live mix
    (end of) Damien Rice - Same as the Frames; David started it, Jennie and Tessa finished it. "Closer" didn't hurt
    Rage Against the Machine - I thought "Evil Empire" had a sick album cover in '96, so I gave it a shot. Loved them immediately.
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    Nick & Mallory from GoldenVoice and Anthony from Epic....
    Ive got the demons in me, Ive got to brush them all away.......

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