Ok so ACL just released their lineup (hello, Lionel Richie, like literally the only one I want to see) and I was wondering based on other festivals/tour announcements if we could try to deduce some early clues as to who might be playing FFF8. If FFF8 happens.
Any guesses? I am hoping for The Postal Service even though I'm already seeing them in June.
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I've been making a pretty detailed list, pretty much since the fest ended last year (mostly because I want to own Guess the Fest this year) and there are a few things that strike me as "sure bets" or, at the very least, "pretty safe guesses":
-- Neutral Milk Hotel (their recently announced reunion dates have space for F3F and this would be a great catch for the Orange Stage, although not necessarily a headliner)
-- How to Destroy Angels/NIN (neither one is playing ACL and I could easily see either one headline, especially given HTDA's intense live show. I don't think NIN is too big for F3F, since Slayer played in '11)
-- The Breeders (perhaps just wishful thinking, but I feel that they'll be there this year)
-- The Flaming Lips (I was actually pretty surprised that they weren't on the ACL lineup. I could see them either doing a regular set or something like all of Yoshimi)
-- Baroness (I would be utterly flabbergasted if they weren't on the lineup)
-- Ghost BC (I'm really feeling this one)
Those are a few of them. Can't wait for them to re-open the blogs: there's so much to discuss!
I heard Pelican & KEN Mode may be on tour together - Cooper from Pushmen/Bad Powers told me they are both trying to get involved - maybe Narrows, I think they were interested in playing the Black Stage...
...have you seen the lineup for FYF in L.A.?
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