Coachella: Prince Added

PRINCE ADDED AS SATURDAY HEADLINER FOR 2008 COACHELLA FESTIVAL

Prince
Prince has joined this year's lineup for the ninth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA (Friday, April 25, Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27) as the headliner for the second night of the critically acclaimed festival.

The updated daily, Coachella lineup is below.

Tickets for COACHELLA are available via TicketMaster charge-by-phone lines at (213) 480-3232 and at all TicketMaster retail ticket centers or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are as follows: 3-day general admission: $269.00 + applicable service fees. Camping events: General admission camping: $55.00 per person + applicable service fees.


MASSIVE LINEUP FOR
2008 COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL REVEALED

Coachella 2007 by Forrest Reda
The ninth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - Friday, April 25, Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27 - was announced today at an event in Mexico City, a site chosen to spotlight the festival's strong outreach to Latin American fans this year.

The lineup for this year’s COACHELLA will feature:

FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend you, Yeah?, Minus the Bear, Spank Rock, dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Diplo, Adam Freeland, Santo Gold, Jens Lekman, John Butler Trio, Vampire Weekend, Dan Deacon, Architecture in Helsinki, Sandra Collins, Busy P, Cut Copy, Black Lips, Datarock, Professor Murder, Reverend and the Makers, The Bees, Porter, Rogue Wave, Modeselektor, American Bang, Lucky I Am.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26: Portishead, Kraftwerk, Death Cab for Cutie, Cafe Tacuba, Sasha & Digweed, Rilo Kiley, Dwight Yoakam, M.I.A., Hot Chip, Cold War Kids, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, DeVotchKa, Flogging Molly, Mark Ronson, Turbonegro, Scars on Broadway, Islands, Enter Shikari, Calvin Harris, Boyz Noize, Junkie XL, Cinematic Orchestra, Jamie T, The Teenagers, VHS or Beta, Carbon/silicon, Erol Alkan, Yo Majesty!, Little Brother, Bonde Do Role, St. Vincent, Akron Family, MGMT, Institubes DJs (Surkin, Para One and Orgasmic), James Zabiela, Sebastian, Kavinsky, Dredg, The Bird and the Bee, Grand Ole Party, New Young Pony Club, 120 Days, Yoav, Electric Touch, Uffie

SUNDAY, APRIL 27: Roger Waters (performing Dark Side of the Moon), Love & Rockets, My Morning Jacket, Spiritualized, Justice, Gogol Bordello, Chromeo, The Streets, Metric, Danny Tenaglia, Simian Mobile Disco, Booka Shade, Murs, Dmitri from Paris, Autolux, The Field, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Les Savy Fav, The Cool Kids, Sons & Daughters, Sia, Holy Fuck, Black Kids, Black Mountain, The Annuals, Kid Sister w/A-Trak, Man Man, Duffy, I'm from Barcelona, Manchester Orchestra, Deadmau5, The Horrors, Austin TV, Shout Out Louds, Plastiscines, Brett Dennen

Tickets for go on sale this Friday, January 25 at 10:00 AM (PST) via TicketMaster.

Coachella's organizers also confirmed dates for the All Points West Music & Arts Festival, set for August 8, 9 and 10 at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. No details beyond the festival dates have been announced but people can sign up for updates at the official site.


http://www.coachella.com/

[Published on: 4/9/08]

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Comments

PhatBoyRy Mon 1/21/2008 07:31PM
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PhatBoyRy

neat

BRabbit Mon 1/21/2008 07:57PM
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BRabbit

Cool. Waters will be spectacular. All points should be interesting.

johnnygoff starstarstarstar Mon 1/21/2008 08:18PM
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johnnygoff

alt/indie in mexico city - eghh...all right.

All points to 'All Points' showcasing a certain epic band from Oxford, UK, headlining.

would that mean we all get to decide how much we want to pay for tix?

just sayin.

articgtp star Mon 1/21/2008 08:21PM
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articgtp

this line-up sucks..... unless you like shitty indie, i mean i know most all of these bands and i dont know what the draw is? i guess thats choachella give the masses what they want and leave the cash at the door. waters is cool, sharon jones and the dap kings, kraftwerk,JBT,and mmj wow not even on days worth of cool stuff.

shackdude star Mon 1/21/2008 08:36PM
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BFD, Indie bands suck, $275 somthing like that? fugetabout

The1AndOnlyDJCT starstarstarstarstar Mon 1/21/2008 08:49PM
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RRtribe starstar Mon 1/21/2008 09:27PM
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RRtribe

Honestly, yea. Sort of an absense of epic in comparison with last year. I'd gladly pay Coachella's ticket price for something like the reunions that were going on last year.

1048 starstarstarstarstar Mon 1/21/2008 09:37PM
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1048

Kraftwerk? Fuck yes

incuboo Mon 1/21/2008 09:42PM
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I think we all here know you would go to Coachella if you were next door and had free tickets, you'd be an idiot not too. Quit trying to sound like there isn't at least one reason to go. If there isn't even one band on that list that you can't "get into" a little bit, then you shouldn't be listening to music in the first place.

dlightphul Mon 1/21/2008 10:38PM
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it's too bad that none of you are in to electronic music, b/c this lineup is actually quite nasty. consider: fatboy slim, modeselektor, sasha & digweed, m.i.a., boys noize, junkie xl, james zaviela, sebastian, justice, chromeo, simian mobile disco, booka shade!! are you kidding me? that's disgusting. and not even to speak of sharon & the daps, battles, portishead, waters, ETC. (and yes, kraftwerk). i'm sure some would criticize me for not including several other artists on this list...

jambeatnik Tue 1/22/2008 12:15AM
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jambeatnik

some unbelievable bands, but I agree that this lineup is somewhat weak in its overall collection of bands

RothburyWithCheese starstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 03:35AM
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Muffinman1 Tue 1/22/2008 03:39AM
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billydog712 Tue 1/22/2008 03:52AM
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$269?? You gotta be kidding. I agree, except for a couple decent bands, the rest is indie crap. It looks like the whole festival/jam scene is evolving into high ticket, lets try to be cool, junk band music festivals. I'll see ya all at All Good.

triad1 Tue 1/22/2008 05:15AM
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triad1

130 degrees for this lineup? No Thanks!

snappy Tue 1/22/2008 05:24AM
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snappy

I'd be interested to hear about some of these bands from people who've actually seen them. I'll start the ball rolling by saying both Les Savy Fav and Akron/Family spank most of the competition in the live setting. Truly unique experiences almost every time. And speaking of spank, Spank Rock is a good time in concert. Animal Collective is rarely less than interesting live, and reggae legend Linton Kwesi Johnson should be a trip in this setting. And heavy music fans are in for a treat with Turbonegro back on U.S. shores. For lovers of music in the archetypal sense there's a lot here to be jazzed about.

delaneyira star Tue 1/22/2008 06:50AM
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hometeamrocker Tue 1/22/2008 07:07AM
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hometeamrocker

What happened to the My Bloody Valentine reunion?

kirkbrew Tue 1/22/2008 07:49AM
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kirkbrew

Meh. Pretty interesting lineup, but the heat - no thanks!

Knock it down to MMJ, Raconteurs, The Breeders and Waters. Charge $100 for the whole day and I'm in.

chidodger Tue 1/22/2008 07:57AM
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chidodger

I get Waters Headlining, but Jack Johnson and Portishead ? ? ? when did Portishead ever have that big of a following ? ? Am I missing something here ? ? I'v only seen Jack Johnson at Bonnaroo a few years ago, and he got totally drowned out by all the other bands on different stages. This festival might end up being a disaster. anymore than $150 a ticket is a total rip-off for this.

moejoerisin Tue 1/22/2008 08:08AM
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moejoerisin

wow.. a bunch of close-minded posts from a bunch of people who have never even heard these artists' music? on a coachella thread on jambase?

surely i wasn't expecting that at all...

fordaj starstarstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 08:22AM
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theguykeator Tue 1/22/2008 08:49AM
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theguykeator

Waters is a greedy tool bag. Id rather watch Austrailian Floyd over him any day. At least they can still play their instruments. This is coming from a huge Floyd fan. Obscured By Clouds is a sick album but theres no way he would play that, talk about an album no one knows about. Who do you think drove up the price of addmision?

Jukebox Hero Tue 1/22/2008 08:51AM
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Jukebox Hero

I probably won't be able to swing the $280 ticket price, but this line-up is packed full of good acts. Anybody who has never listened to The Bees is really missing out. I think even the people on this site who ignorantly hate on most indie music would like them. fordaj- I've had my fingers crossed for a pavement reunion for years, but I just don't think it's gonna happen anytime soon. In the meantime, you should check out Malkmus and the Jicks. They write great songs and jam out more than Pavement ever did (which can be both good and bad) not to mention that their drummer (Janet Weiss from Sleater-Kinney) is a powerhouse and sexy as shit to boot.

gamecat starstar Tue 1/22/2008 08:59AM
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gamecat

The lineup is o.k. Something for everyone I guess.

The only problem I have is the ticket price.

270!? Come on now.

These festivals are starting to get out of control with the prices.

I can't wait to see what B-roo & the other fests are gonna charge this year.

fordaj Tue 1/22/2008 09:04AM
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$280 is high

jasonthehead starstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 09:07AM
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jasonthehead

Hating on this lineup only confirms you don't know jack about music.

jalew starstarstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 09:21AM
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jalew

I heard there's going to be a special late night Dwight Yokam vs. Battles DJ set!

lemonwheel44 Tue 1/22/2008 09:38AM
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iriesound311 star Tue 1/22/2008 09:49AM
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someone start Indiebase so we don't have to see these posts. Although I did see it posted on absolutepunk.net so I guess there's no stopping boring indie music posts.

Velz Tue 1/22/2008 09:54AM
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I'd go just for Booka Shade, they bring the heat anytime they play!

ScIFreak Tue 1/22/2008 10:09AM
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chidodger Tue 1/22/2008 10:42AM
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chidodger

This fest is gonna totally boost Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza ticket sales. This is worse than a Pitchfork line-up (you know, the fest that only "cool indie" people who don't like anyone to like the bands that they like play at. Last year they had Yoko Ono and a bunch of other "Indie rock darlings"). and whats with all these shitty bands that went away (breeders and portishead) that are trying to make a comeback now? It didn't work for the Gin Blossoms, and it's not gonna work for them. haha.

djseraphim starstarstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 11:12AM
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djseraphim

I get giddy inside reading this lineup... I can't wait for Coachella!!!!

blower Tue 1/22/2008 11:17AM
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Some decent acts, Waters of course rules. Gotta say though pretty B-rate lineup.

toeknee420 Tue 1/22/2008 11:55AM
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toeknee420

This confirms that Bonnaroo and Superfly are leading the way..... And that way is to book medocre acts and raise ticket prices without returning a higher level of product.

Festivals are just cash cows now. Bring in the heard, steer them from pen to pen, then back out when they're done with you. Just say no to MOOOOOOOOOOOO!

toeknee420 Tue 1/22/2008 11:57AM
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toeknee420

The only way to stop it is to stop going to festivals. I've taken a step back and just spend $40-$50 to see one act that I actually want to see, instead of $300 for 3 and a bunch of filler nonsense.

DISPERSE! THE VULTURES SMELL MONEY!!!!

gmoo Tue 1/22/2008 12:12PM
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gr8fulwaggs Tue 1/22/2008 12:29PM
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gr8fulwaggs

Whatever the tix cost, Portishead alone is worth it. I'd crawl through broken glass to see Portishead. It's just too bad they are not the same day as My Morning Jacket, for a single day ticket.

1radioheader starstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 01:26PM
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1radioheader

the line up isn't super weak, its just super weak for what is essentially a 300 buck ticket. . . .

jack johnson headlining over the breeders?????

Roger waters closing it down!!!!!

the streets, gogol bordello, and spiritualized on sunday!!!!!

nobody I'm excited about on saturday?????

i could see radiohead 5 times for the price of one cochella ticket. . . .

i could go to the All Good, Smilefest, and Wakarusa for the price of one cochella ticket. . . . .

overall thanks but NO THANKS

peanuthead1304 starstarstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 01:30PM
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I understand everyones tastes conflicts here, but this is a sub-par lineup with a few enticing highlights, its a shame to see what has happen to festival prices and marketing. (i go to 10k, allgood, and langerado)

chidodger Tue 1/22/2008 02:30PM
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I wonder if the Verve will play that song the Freshman (i know that's not their song, it's from that other shitty band from the late 90's). I thought those guys all got union jobs, and i coulda sworn those chicks from the breeders overdosed a few years ago. anyone that pays 280 a ticket for this needs their head examined.

BRabbit Tue 1/22/2008 03:11PM
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BRabbit

Radiohead may play All Points

sleewell starstar Tue 1/22/2008 03:24PM
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sleewell

weak.

HoodooVoodoo starstarstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 03:35PM
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HoodooVoodoo

Ha ha Daryl Strawberry! I believe the band that sings the Freshman was called The Verve Pipe. I think the song is supposed to be some guilty emo guy who feels guilty about his friend OD'ing on valium. What is a verve pipe? I honestly don't know, but maybe the guys in the band are a bunch of pipe smokers.

chidodger Tue 1/22/2008 04:04PM
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chidodger

really? for some reason I always thought it was about an alcoholic fratboy that got his bestfried's girlfriend pregnent and then beat the shit out of her. at least that's what I thought it was about when I was 14. isn't Verve a cheap men's cologne?

FreeHawk Tue 1/22/2008 04:20PM
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Lets see, few really good stuff.some ok stuff.some whack stuff.some stuff ive never heard of.some stuff that wont be around next year. No re-entry in a desert full of kids with tighter pants then those pussys in Kings of Leon that thinks indie rock is a genre of music and not thrown around just to market a trend. All for 300 a tix? GUess I was looking for a smartass answer and a point to get across but I have none. so GO have fun kids drink alot off expensive water borrow your older sisters jordache jeans and remember trends fade away like most of these bands.

pornofunk starstarstarstarstar Tue 1/22/2008 05:20PM
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pornofunk

** 150 garage bands + jack johnson/Roger Waters(so people dont think its a joke)+ $500 tickets = Coachella

- All the skin tight pants, black hair over 1 eye high-school kids post with the quickness.

Yamitai Tue 1/22/2008 06:08PM
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Yamitai

i think this is the one time where seeing minus's next to comments are a good thing. this coachella lineup is aweful and does not belong on jambase....get it JAMbase...not indiebase... GO SEE A REAL FESTIVAL!!

jerry07 Tue 1/22/2008 08:46PM
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jerry07

This shit is LAME

O yeah Ive seen waters play the dark side of the moon and it was kind of a disappointment

RothburyWithCheese star Tue 1/22/2008 08:50PM
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Yamitai Tue 1/22/2008 09:22PM
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Yamitai

liberals: i think it's just all the people who are into the festy and the lineup giving thumbs down to our comments. usually articles are meant for its specific audience, but it seems like jambase picked the wrong one...

GeorgieP Wed 1/23/2008 08:26AM
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GeorgieP

I'd be pretty pumped to see MMJ, but fuck it, I'll see 'em at Radio City. The rest is pretty wizzeak. The only way I'd go to this 3-day torture chamber of a festival is if they threw me a pouch full of rare coins and jewels....and possibly a camel.

USCTrojans4Life star Wed 1/23/2008 09:16AM
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USCTrojans4Life

LiberalsForMonkeys: You can count on one thumbs down on your posts from me, ALWAYS. Just for being the #1 jackass on the site.

DAJ star Wed 1/23/2008 09:50AM
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meh!

AZ~*Droo* Wed 1/23/2008 10:31AM
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AZ~*Droo*

sasha and digweed will be good! one of the best times with these guys at thr roo last yr!

moejoerisin Thu 1/24/2008 12:09PM
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i think this is a great line up.. and again, most people are just criticizing it because they haven't heard of the band.. some bunch of 'open-minded' music fans you guys are.. sure, it's a lot of money but if you don't want to pay it then don't go..

and for all the people making fun of the 'indie scene,' just remember that for every tight pant / black hair / emo glasses joke you can make about them, they probably have just as many patchwork / dreadlock / patchouli / hackey sack jokes.. stereotypes are stupid.

there's a LOT of good music that goes through coachella. if you're too ignorant and close-minded to at least give it a shot, then it's your loss.

FreeHawk Thu 1/24/2008 02:00PM
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I only like electronica when Im on chemicals. Stereotype would be a good name for a electronica act. Flame on hipsters and that includes the patchwork,dreadlock,patchouli,hackey sack kids too.

chidodger Thu 1/24/2008 02:00PM
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this line-up isn't as good as that Harley fest that was announced in Milwuakee. and, for the record, the Hippies have much better jokes about the depressed indie folk than the Indie crowd does about the friendly hippies (this could be because most of them are too cool to tell jokes.) Now go cry yourself to sleep while listening to your favorite Death Cab Hit Radio Single. ha. Death crap for cutsie blows portishead.

moejoerisin Thu 1/24/2008 02:26PM
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the fact that i'm offering a conflicting viewpoint doesn't make me an emo kid..

bluehoney star Thu 1/24/2008 02:52PM
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Wow three days of this sounds painful. You would probably have to pay me to see this lineup. Much respect to J Butler Trio, My Morning jacket, maybe even Dark side.. but I've never seen such an overpriced and unenlightening lineup. yuck

willie42o Fri 1/25/2008 11:54AM
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liberals thank you sooooo much for letting everyone know your "plans" on who you would see if you were going(which your not) we can all stop wandering now.

Danimal Sat 1/26/2008 01:47PM
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Danimal

$270 for that? Hilarious. And my girlfriend was just trying to tell me how much better west coast festivals are.

PhunkinDank Sun 1/27/2008 01:34PM
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PhunkinDank

Save your money, 10klf is where you need to be, one of the fastest growing fests out there. So come on up and join me in the northwoods of Minnesota.

schofizzl Sun 2/3/2008 02:48PM
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summercamp is better... or any fest where people will actually dance and smile instead of standing with arms crossed smoking a cigarette, trying to see the "show" around their haircut.

voodoochild0716 starstarstar Mon 4/7/2008 06:14PM
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10klf looks sorry (besides mmw with sco)...

some of these bands look really good, but i think the lollapalooza lineup is still better. and cheaper. and not as hot. and radiohead is playing...

RothburyWithCheese star Wed 4/9/2008 11:48AM
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Lenox Wed 4/9/2008 11:49AM
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Lenox

bahahahaha

RothburyWithCheese star Wed 4/9/2008 11:53AM
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j-bizzle Wed 4/9/2008 12:03PM
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j-bizzle

1). Prince - that is f'ing awesome!

2) Savage - Sunday is leaps and bounds better than Friday. Have you listened to spiritualized, justice, booka shade, the streets, holy f*ck? And of course MMJ.

And you always talk to Pink Floyd fans that don't know what meddle or OBC is? You keep some good company there bro. Not surprised.

SCIRGR84EVS Wed 4/9/2008 12:44PM
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are you sure those were Floyd fans you were talking to? are you sure it wasn't... nobody?

berba1 Wed 4/9/2008 12:47PM
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depreessing line up seriosly coachella you suck spiritualized is good mmj kratwerk waters i dunno theres other stuff but overall sounds like a pretty lame time.

EVERYBODY SHOULD SAY FUCK IT THIS YEAR AND GO TO BURNINGMAN

berba1 Wed 4/9/2008 12:50PM
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jasonthehead Tue 1/22/2008 09:07AM Hide +3 Votes

Hating on this lineup only confirms you don't know jack about music.

JASON THE HEAD IS AN IDIOT IF HE THINKS THAT A BUNCH OF INDY BANDS THAT WILL ALL SOUND VAGUELY SIMILAR WOULD BE A GOOD LINE UP AND IN MY OPINON SHOULD BE KICKED OFF JAMBASE

roberto767 starstarstarstarstar Wed 4/9/2008 12:56PM
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Hopefully Charlie Murphy will be at Coachella too. I would be down to see him play basketball with Prince...one on one!!!

HarlandEast Wed 4/9/2008 01:08PM
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I want to see Animal Collective

this fest isn't for me though

Jake. Wed 4/9/2008 01:14PM
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shoot the J....SHoot IT....thats game blouses

moethug Wed 4/9/2008 01:22PM
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moethug

i like meddle and i know who syd barret is yet my fav floyd albums are dark side and wish you were here, who wud ever have thought that...just because an album is popular doesnt mean it isnt great

carphishhead Wed 4/9/2008 01:26PM
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This is kinda wierd. Hardcore trance (Dan Deacon, Sasha and Digweed, Hot Chip, Justice, Booka Shade, Holy Fuck) vs. "hardcore" rock (Death Cab, Minus the Bear, Vampire weekend, etc). Not sure how that pans out.

deftone984 Wed 4/9/2008 01:26PM
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berba1, you are the absolute idiot. you're ignorance is laughable. this is one of the most unique and diverse lineups ever. incredible electronic music (they got fucking APHEX TWIN, sasha & digweed, simian mobile disco, booka shade, james zabiela, chromeo, deadmau5...), good hip hop (aesop rock, murs, little brother...) rock (raconteurs, gogol bordello, mmj, sons and daughters, flogging molly). what else do you want? roger waters and now prince. coachella's got something for everyone. except you, maybe. how can you possibly hate on this festival? just because its not a typical cookie cutter jamband lineup. news flash bro, coachella was never that type of festival and never will be. i hate to be a dick, but dont throw the first stone when you dont know have any idea what you are talking about. try broadening your horizons. it will be good for you. .02

SCIRGR84EVS Wed 4/9/2008 01:34PM
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the suggestion that Vampire Weekend and Death Cab For Cutie are hardcore rock just filled me with the incredible urge to put on black sabbath and crank it until my brain explodes.

fordaj starstarstarstarstar Wed 4/9/2008 01:43PM
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the suggestion that Dan Deacon is hardcore trance just filled me with the incredible urge to call carphishhead a douchebag.

All Loving Liberal White Guy Wed 4/9/2008 02:26PM
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All Loving Liberal White Guy

People always talk this and that about the music industry not having much money these days but where in the fuck does COACHELLA get the kind of money it does to renuite all these legendary alt rock acts and shit?

USCTrojans4Life starstarstar Wed 4/9/2008 03:04PM
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USCTrojans4Life

The lineup doesn't look that bad. As far as Pink Floyd goes, Animals rocks!!! I also love Saucerful of Secrets and Dark Side. LibsForMonkees is a jack@ss!!! His Pink Floyd fans are really Pink fans that is why they don't know about the band.

che676 starstarstarstarstar Wed 4/9/2008 03:05PM
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che676

Now Prince?! LOOKOUT!! That is going to be an amazing weekend, can't wait to read about it (sadly).

briank67 star Wed 4/9/2008 03:21PM
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briank67

i'm definitely not going to this but let's talk pink floyd! piper at the gates of dawn is amazing, but syd's solo stuff is frustratingly inconsistent. a saucerful of secrets is good, especially the title track. the film music they did in the late 60s/early 70s is pretty decent. atom heart mother is worth it for the title track alone, same with meddle and echoes. but DSOTM in my opinion is the most over-rated album ever...what a shame they changed things so much in 1972. if you want to get into 'early' floyd check out piper, then umma gumma, then go to yeeshkul.org and find some pre-'72 recordings. or the early '72 show where they gave up playing the DSOTM set and played the old epics instead...rant over!

psogator43 Wed 4/9/2008 03:57PM
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animals???

peaton Wed 4/9/2008 04:15PM
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peaton

Prince is one of the greatest performers ever. If you have never seen any live stuff, rent Sign O' The Times where sheila e bangs out a couple mean solos and prince his some unforgetabble notes. Even if you dont like his studio stuff or his commercial publicity, I'm pretty sure it is tough not to have fun at his show.

moethug Wed 4/9/2008 04:46PM
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moethug

dont hate on floyds later albums because they went progressive. the later albums were the most brilliant in my mind, i also like their early stuff but alot of it is just trippy sounds

Muffinman1 Wed 4/9/2008 05:55PM
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Muffinman1

You can't say dark side is bad beacus it's overplayed. It is one of the greatest albums ever recorded. But meddle is a great album, and I also love animals. But Brian67, your a fucking IDIOT. You don't sound that cool just beacuse you know older Pink Floyd albums, and to call DSOTM a shame, well my friend, that just makes you sound like a jack-ass. I feel confident in saying you no nothing about music.

Gary starstar Wed 4/9/2008 07:27PM
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Gary

Prince being added - not sure if that is a good thing or not.

What do others think?

Gary

http://www.festivalfriendly.com

rhythmic_randomness Thu 4/10/2008 05:37AM
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I guess Prince being added could be good or bad...depending on whether or not you like his music. Ya think? I know that the guy can melt the damn fretboard on a guitar. Anyhow, I could not resist but to jump in this Floyd conversation. I absolutely LOVE Pink Floyd. I think, though, that it may be a bit pompous to denounce someone's fanhood because they haven't been exposed to the band's entire catalogue. Actually it's quite assenine. I'd be willing to bet that most peoples' first exposure to the band was Dark Side or the Wall. Give people some time to grow. While it may suggest something about their level of fanhood, I wouldn't go as far as to say someone is not a fan, should they know a little less. My favorite albums are Meddle, Wish You Were Here, Animals, Dark Side of the Moon, the Wall, Saucerful Of Secrets, Umma Gumma and on...I'm not the biggest fan of what Syd Barrett wrote. Just my preference. I respect that anyone else's preference may differ.

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waters.. COOL.. the rest... YUKKKK..

mikemac9317 Thu 4/10/2008 07:59AM
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mikemac9317

Holy Shit, foraj got a thumbs up!

briank67 Thu 4/10/2008 10:31AM
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wow, muffinman, relax! besides spelling/punctuation, you have to work on recognizing explicitly-stated opinion. note how i said "in my opinion" in my post. i have just as much of a right to an opinion as you do; how was i trying to sound cool? and i never said "dark side is bad beacus (sic) is overplayed" and neither did liberalsformichaelsavage. i think it's a great album, and I THINK it's one of the great 'tragedies in music' that there seems to be no video footage of a live 1970s DSOTM performance. but i don't think it compares to their earlier work... I THINK it turned them away from being obscure and VERY experimental and turned them towards commercial/pop accessibility. even roger waters said in a 1968 interview that they fit a very small, specific audience: 'we should be playing small clubs...we couldn't use our lightshow because of all the cameras.' yeah i'm a nerd about pink floyd, but that quote really makes me feel bitter about how they changed in the 70s, especially by adding an increasingly huge backing band, something they really only used for AHM before (and that was, in my opinion, glorious!). and yeah i feel that roger waters is beating DSOTM into the ground by playing it again and again. ... but rhythmic_randomness has a good point--my first actual experience listening to floyd was piper at the gates of dawn, so i guess i'm biased to the stuff that seems to directly point at barrett as an influence--the EARLY pop music, and the pre-DSOTM acid space rock. ... and i never said DSOTM is a shame, i was saying it was a shame that their live show was completely overhauled to play DSOTM, something which i wouldn't agree with because as i've said i prefer the earlier stuff. muffinman you also shouldn't claim to be fact that which is subjective. DSOTM isn't "one of the greatest albums recorded" unless you base greatness on number of albums sold; it's just one of YOUR favorite albums, right? also: "your a fucking moron" is not fact, just an opinion (albeit a poorly written one). agree to disagree! you can probably tell i'm obsessed with pink floyd but i knew i'd get SOMEONE to argue about what i said; i just wish you had made a better argument =)

veale001 starstarstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 05:06PM
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this line-up is diverse and perfect. go to the a dark star remake if you dont like the progression of music and/or the future.

PooDolla Thu 4/10/2008 08:49PM
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PooDolla

How many indie kids does it take to screw in a light bulb? ... None, they like to cry in the dark.

All Loving Liberal White Guy Thu 4/10/2008 10:06PM
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All Loving Liberal White Guy

Hey PooDolla, did you see that joke on a popsicle stick?

incrediblematter Sat 4/12/2008 09:35AM
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this goes out to everyone that thinks this lineup slash festival sucks, your custys!!!!!! i dont think you looked at the line up right.... aphex twin!! portishead!!! prince, justice, a bunch of bands that never never tour... if i lived close i would be def going.... people that ragged this fest, go listen to your widespread garbage and all those garbage jambands that arent pushing music not saying all jambands are bull just pretty much all of them, so go have fun at all good fest, 10k,

incrediblematter Sat 4/12/2008 09:42AM
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one more thing, the disco biscuits hates everyone,

n-1 starstarstarstarstar Sun 4/13/2008 02:35PM
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this is not the full line up for the full line up see the coachella website

http://www.coachella.com/event/lineup they left out Curses and some others

KimMPLS Fri 4/18/2008 10:16AM
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KimMPLS

LOL you people are hilarious. You think the line up sucks? You obviously didn't note that after Prince was announced the fest sold out.

Enough with the indie/emo jokes. Such a sad sub culture it's not even worth mentioning...