My initial reaction was one of mild disappointment, but really, there are hella bands on that list that I love, that I know put on excellent shows, or that I have heard put on excellent shows. I imagine once the late adds come in, on whatever level they may be, the lineup will look a bit more well rounded (R.I.P. Loud Friday.)
Speaking of loud: kinda disappointed in the lack of heavier music this year, especially since we seemed to be trending in that direction with Torche/Red Fang in 2013 and Deafheaven/Sandrider last year.
Just to bring it up again: i think TV on The Radio is a pretty likely headliner candidate. I see them in the same position the National was in late 2013, where people weren't sure if they were quite up to that status yet. But they last played in 09, and this new album is about as dancey/stadium-ready as they've ever been.
At the very least, I bet they're one of the Primavera crossovers next year.
Man, Old Man EL-P is so much more considerate than Young Man EL-P was. Can't even beef properly. "I think it's a good nature thing, I love this guy's music...SUCK MY DICK...with no disrespect." That better have lead into All Due Respect.
very pleased that we do this so early. keeps the fantasies fresh. Also, Sasquatch 2015 should be interesting for the sole reason of this year's double-festival debacle. I bet it's just the one weekend and four days again this year.
I'll eat my hat if Spoon don't subheadline a night. and to answer your question, it's a delightful little yarmulke and it'll probably go down easy.
In that vein, I'm wondering how much of the lineup next year will consist of Julysquatch reparations. I get that it's a business and these things happen but still. I wouldn't be surprised to see Cloud Nothings, Foxygen, Action Bronson, and maybe hopefully please Fuck Buttons on the bill
DFA1979 also would not leave me shocked, but would leave me happy. I'll reiterate it as many times as you'll let me: their set at 2011 was one of my favourite Squatch shows period. And The Physical World is my sex jam at the moment.
I expect someone from the TDE crew will make an appearance...and in terms of rap, Shabazz Palaces are due for another appearance. Maybe main stage this time?
Would be very down for either Foo Fighters or Modest Mouse to return to headline, but it was only three years ago that they both did 2011...
and then these have all crossed my mind:
Yeasayer Ratking Freddie Gibbs and Madlib Sun Kil Moon Run the Jewels Cashmere Cat Flying Lotus Iceage Ty Segall FKA twigs Tobacco Chromeo King Tuff BADBADNOTGOOD Floor Mastodon
It's less the phrase itself that bugs me - if it did I'd probably never watch The Matrix again. Moreso it's the fact that having been not too impressed with Cut Copy's recorded material, I was at least expecting an exceptional spectacle (ala our mutual friend Panda Bear,) not just the album name as a backdrop. I stayed for about twenty minutes, and perhaps if they were an instrumental group I'd dig 'em more, but it's the vocals and lyrics man...I just can't ignore them enough to enjoy the band.
That said, simplistic lyrics doesn't always equal a bad song, and lord knows I enjoyed the shit out of some ridiculous stuff over the weekend. I ain't tryna throw that dirty wet blanket over anybody's festivities. Again: hope everybody had a fantastic time, whatever that may mean.
No, you are definitely being dickish when you're saying stuff like "How can anyone above the age of thirteen take this band seriously?".
big time! hence my more thorough explanation of my dissatisfaction, with (hopefully) 75% less dickishness. like i said, i'm not exactly the definition of refined musical taste over here, just disappointed with what i saw/don't really get the appeal.
i'd also like to nominate that moment when Dallas Green brought the newly-engaged couple onstage, and the guy went for the kiss and the girl totally gave him the cheek as Most Awkward Onstage Moment...though I'm sure there's a dozen others.