That's right, it's Coachella time, kids. But if you didn't buy the overpriced ticket immediately, you aren't there. Neither am I, but I was there last year.
(I wasn't too thrilled about this year's line-up in general anyway, especially the three headliners - Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, and Kanye West - three of the biggest symbols of what's currently WRONG with music today.....)
On the occasion of the bad 2011 Coachella, let us fondly recall the Coachella 2010 of days gone by...
thissmallplanet video of Coachella 2010 Jack White Doing Van Morrison
thissmallplanet video of Coachella 2010 Jack White/The Dead Weather/Alison Mosshart "Will There Be Enough Water?"
Drummer Brad Wilk joined bandmate Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine on this jam with Boots Riley and Street Sweeper Social Club (a cover of the LL Cool J classic):
thissmallplanet video of Tom Morello "Mama Said Knock You Out"
Tom Morello/Street Sweeper Social Club "Promenade" Coachella 2010
thissmallplanet video of Tom Morello/Street Sweeper Social Club's cover of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes"
My blog post about Day 1 of last year's festival: