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The Coachella Update

April 1, 2010

MY Coachella update, that is 😉 Sometimes we need to have these nerdout moments. And sometimes when we have them, we also have blogs. So, sorry in advance if this bores you.

Well, in personnel news, I am kind of pissed that most of my friends appear to be *lame*, or they don’t want it badly enough, or don’t want to spend the money (blah blah blah!!!! that’s all I hear. haha) so now I have to get down to the festival alone, and then meet up with EJ once I have already assembled the camp site. Oh well. I would say this only diminishes my excitement overall by about 10%. Well, it could end up being a lot more depending who I find to ride down there with 😉

ANYWAY! Let us talk of band-age. I’ve gone through the lineup now checking out bands and finding the most promising stuff (according to my tastes, obviously) so now I’m making my priority lists, like a true festival nerd. Definitely going to write longer entries about some of them beforehand, too.

(sorry for the weird formatting. also, sadly I am not loser enough to link all these to their myspaces or whatever, you can find them easily with this neat thing called google. also these are pics I took from various things during last year’s fest.)

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FRIDAYAPRIL16: Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem,

Them Crooked Vultures, Vampire Weekend, Deadmau5, Public Image Limited, The Specials, Grizzly Bear, Passion Pit, Echo and the Bunnymen, Benny Benassi, Fever Ray, She & Him, Imogen Heap, Erol Alkan, The Avett Brothers, Calle 13, The Whitest Boy Alive, The Cribs, La Roux, Yeasayer, Lucero, DJ Lance Rock, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Proxy, Ra Ra Riot, Deer Tick, Wolfgang Gartner, Aeroplane, Iglu & Hartly, Sleigh Bells, P.O.S., Baroness, Hockey, Little Dragon, White Rabbits, Wale, Kate Miller-Heidke, As Tall as Lions, Jets Overhead, Alana Grace, Pablo Hassan, Ceu, Gil Scott-Heron, Street Sweeper Social Club, Perry Farrell vs. Steve Porter.

Hit list: LCD Soundsystem, La Roux, Yeasayer, Fever Ray, The Whitest Boy Alive, Aeroplane, Passion Pit, Little Dragon, Hockey, The Cribs, Deadmau5, Benny Benassi, Them Crooked Vultures, She & Him, Ra Ra Riot, Grizzly Bear, Sleigh Bells

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SATURDAYAPRIL17: Muse, Faith No More, Tiësto, MGMT, David

Guetta, The Dead Weather, Hot Chip, Devo, Coheed and Cambria, Kaskade, 2Many DJ’s, Major Lazer, Dirty Projectors, Gossip, Z-Trip, The xx, John Waters, Les Claypool, The Raveonettes, Mew, Sia, Camera Obscura, Tokyo Police Club, Porcupine Tree, Old Crow Medicine Show, Aterciopalados, Bassnectar, Frightened Rabbit, Dirty South, Flying Lotus, Corinne Bailey Rae, Pretty Lights, Shooter Jennings & Hierophant, RX Bandits, the almighty defenders, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros, Craze & Klever, Zoe, The Temper Trap, Portugal. The Man, Band of Skulls, Girls, Beach House, Steel Train, Frank Turner, Bad Lieutenant.

Hit list: Hot Chip, Devo, Gossip, Dead Weather, Pretty Lights, Portugal. The Man, Edward Sharpe, Muse, the xx, Band of Skulls, Camera Obscura, Girls, 2manyDJs, Mew, RX Bandits (maybe)

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SUNDAYAPRIL18: Gorillaz, Pavement, Thom Yorke,

Phoenix, Orbital, Spoon, Sly and the Family Stone, De La Soul, Julian Casablancas, Plastikman, Gary Numan, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Sunny Day Real Estate, Yo La Tengo, MUTEMATH, Deerhunter, Infected Mushroom, Club 75, Matt & Kim, The Big Pink, King Khan and the Shrines, Florence and the Machine, Yann Tiersen, Little Boots, Miike Snow, Talvin Singh, B.o.B., Babasonicos, Owen Pallett, The Glitch Mob, Mayer Hawthorne & the County, Local Natives, Rusko, The Middle East, Hadouken!, The Soft Pack, Kevin Devine, Paparazzi, Delphic, One EskimO, Jonsi, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

Hit list: Gorillaz, Miike Snow, Phoenix, Spoon, Florence & the Machine, Julian Casablancas, Little Boots, Delphic, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jonsi, Gary Numan, Matt & Kim, Sly & the Family Stone, Club 75, Mayer Hawthorne, The Soft Pack, King Khan & the Shrines, the Big Pink

Oooh man. Such a good freakin lineup. So excited.

SOOOO. EXCITED.

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