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Coachella Lineup Announced, Tickets Onsale Now!

January 30, 2009 drainu182 1

The lineup for Coachella was announced today and it’s.. ehhh. The three main headliners are Paul McCartney, The Killers and The Cure. Throw in Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Amy Winehouse, TV On The Radio and Lupe Fiasco and you have a pretty eclective lineup for the weekend. I don’t think that I’ll be going tough.If I did go though to one day, it’d probably be the first day. Check out the links to get your tickets and the lineup below them:…

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The LA Times tells us what’s wrong with concert festivals

November 27, 2008 drainu182 0

You might remember the days when concert festivals used to rule and they pretty much made up your summer. You also might’ve noticed that lately they all seem to be waning in awesomeness. The LA Times wrote up a brief piece on why this is happening. Here are some factors:

1. They’re getting expensive. Why are these shows running $100 bucks or more?
2. They all have the same acts.
3. These bands tend to have radius clauses where they …

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Glastonbury Festival: Jay-Z kicks ass, Amy Winehouse punches fan, “usual show”

June 29, 2008 drainu182 0

This weekend they had some music festival in England where a bunch of rock bands and a rapper played. Unsurprisingly, the rapper was the best act on the bill. Jay-Z made Noel Gallagher look like a punk by covering Oasis’s Wonderwall and proceeding to mesmerize the crowd. Thanks to The Hip Hop Chronicle, you can read a full review with pictures and watch the entire set or just watch..

Wonderwall and 99 Problems

Amy Winehouse also punched a fan …