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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Top Five Reasons Outside Lands Is Better Than Coachella

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The paltry crowd for Company Flow at Coachella.
  • The paltry crowd for Company Flow at Coachella.

2. Coachella's reunions are overrated

The reunion performances that Coachella has become famous for proved to be largely about generating Internet buzz. Gotye played to an audience that was overflowing on either side of the Mojave stage Sunday evening, while Company Flow's final performance together at the Gobi Stage drew an abysmal audience both weekends. No one seemed to be moshing to At The Drive In's reunion after 11 years on hiatus. It seemed like more Coachella kids came for the nonstop half-naked party and No. 1 hits than the supposedly much-anticipated bands.

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