This isn't real life.While
this rather tired adage can be used to describe many a pleasantry, it
can probably be best applied to music festivals: two to four days of eschewing
responsibility; hordes of bands you give a shit about; Class A to Z drugs
at every turn; probably the only situation other than holing up in your
bedroom for a weekend in which hygiene doesn't much matter.
this would be deserving of a "SSIA" but my God, look at this video.
Yes, that video above which makes it seem like I'm about to embark on
the most extreme weekend of my life. The one that's only about
27-minutes and three screaming Juggalos shy of doubling as one of those Gathering infomercials that we here in the Phoenix office will never, ever
Timing is everything here at Coachella, and on the first day, we sometimes had it and sometimes did not. We had it when Alice Glass leaped over our Phoenix/WFNX photographer during CRYSTAL CASTLES' monster performance of "Baptism" (video of that in a bit) and we didn't have it when we missed the Killers unannounced reunion during an encore of Brandon Flowers' set.
But it was mildly surprising, as the stand-out tracks and their eventual remixes from 2008’s sterling In Ghost Colours album — “Lights & Music,” “Hearts On Fire” — can still be heard most indie and electro clubs from here to Melbourne.