Way Too Early Coachella Must-Sees
I wanted to be the first person in the blogosphere to comment on what bands you should see at Coachella. So here goes.
The Aggrolites -- LA's best white boy reggae/soul/funk band. They wear cool clothes and know how to throw a dance party.
Thievery Corporation -- Maybe you know them, maybe you don't. The only time I went to Coachella (hello 2003), I saw these guys and they were great. Killer dance/groove stuff. Or maybe that was the weed talking.
Superchunk -- They're still around?
Bob Mould Band -- Worth seeing for the off off off off off chance he plays "Everything Falls Apart," which I'd bet he won't.
The Night Marchers -- John Reis' latest band. Most musicians get shittier as time goes on. For some reason, he gets better.
Paul McCartney -- Duh.
Morrissey -- Hey Morrissey, shit or get off the pot. We want the Smiths.
Leonard Cohen -- My girlfriend would kill me if I didn't mention her favorite Canadian singer/songwriter.
Crystal Method -- Watch out for the brown acid, maaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnn.
Amy Winehouse -- Insert your own joke here.
The Cure -- If I was ever going to slit my wrists in a bathtub like some romantic noir flick, Disintegration would be playing in the background.
Public Enemy -- I'm fully aware that it's 2009, not 1989, but shouldn't their name be bigger on the flyer?
I reserve the right to add to this list up until the festival closes April 19.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Orange County, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.