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The list of people performing at Coachella 2011 came out this week.  It’s interesting to me that they would put some bands in bigger letters than others when some of the better bands are actually the guys in point 4 font on the poster.  Kings of Leon?  Really?  They had one good year…  Don’t waste your time listening to “Use Somebody” when you could be listening to some other awesome bands.

And Kanye… I mean, his performances shouldn’t come as any surprise to anyone.  Plus, he will sing all of his new stuff, but none of it is really that good (in my opinion).

I went through the poster and strategically pulled out who (if you are going) should not miss!

If I could, I would LOVE to see any of the artists below live.  I’ve included their music videos (and a playlist at the bottom!) so you can see what kind of performers they actually are:

Robyn – Dancing on my Own Video and Dancehall Queen Video
Brandon Flowers – Only the Young Video
Afrojack (ft. Eva Simons) – Take Over Control Video
Marina & the Diamonds – Oh No Video
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs Video
Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man Video
Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream Video (and let’s not forget the Wiz Khalifa version here)
Cage the Elephant – Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked Video
The Swell Season – The Moon
Two Door Cinema Club – Something Good Can Work Video
Tallest Man on Earth – King of Spain Video
Freelance Whales – Generator (Second Floor) Video
Wiz Khalifa – Say Yeah Video (then) and Black & Yellow Video (now)
Ratatat – Seventeen Years Video
Duck Sauce – Barbara Streisand Video … and the one with Sid the Kid Video
Tinie Tempah – Pass Out Video
Riva Starr – I Was Drunk Video
fun. – Walking the Dog Video
Ellie Goulding – Your Song Video <– Love her…
Rye Rye – Shake It to the Ground Video
Eliza Doolittle – Skinny Genes Video

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