Coachella 2014 Band and Drug Pairings Guide

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Band: The Knife
Drug: DMT
When it comes to the mindfuckery that the Dreijr siblings choreograph into their live set--a "communal/political/conceptual/imaginational workout experience," aptly put by their press materials--hallucinogens are a must. An LSD trip is too lengthy an ordeal for a Friday night show, but a quick-hitting DMT session will spin you 'round nicely without getting too strung out, leaving the door open for hard-partying the following evenings.


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Band: Pet Shop Boys
Drugs: Amyl nitrates + Ketamine
The Pet Shop Boys' synthy thump has soundtracked gay-club boogie nights across the globe for 30 years. After a few years of rumored Coachella appearances, what better way to celebrate than with a slutty, sweaty, popper-fueled dancefloor fling, followed by a trip down the k-hole in homage to the duo's 2001 musical, Closer to Heaven?

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31 comments
karma69usa
karma69usa

First of all, it's Michael STIPE, and being lucky enough to live in Athens, Ga, I don't have to leave my town to go to crappella music festivals like this one anyway, so there's that.

labmonkey
labmonkey

Very irresponsible article, certainly plenty of know-nothing kids go to Coachella every year and indulge in drugs but you should really think about the kind of experience they will have in this environment and really if you want to talk about drugs go to burning man and stop being a drug-poser....

dubyadawg
dubyadawg topcommenter

Awesome and hella funny!  If you have not done Coachella, shut it!  Lots of drugs already make their way in.  Coachella should sell booth space to various drug vendors for the festival.  The booths can offer drug/band pairing advice and a price sheet.  Discounts for university students!  LOVE IT!  


taidodinh
taidodinh

be fun there ready to rock out

Bny Nguyen
Bny Nguyen

Why would OC weekly write this terrible article? Running out of things to write about?

Cameron Reed
Cameron Reed

While this was obviously tongue-in-cheek, it is kind of sad to think that this is really what Coachella has become.

OC Weekly
OC Weekly

Is satire is always lost on you or just today?

Dollene Dicaza
Dollene Dicaza

I'm going now getting ready... C u Ozzie and the rest of Orange County girls like any other fest is about fun !!!! dude just be safe $$$$$

Niko Babic
Niko Babic

Fear & Loathing in Coachella....We can't stop here, its Bat for Lashes country!

Kelly Hughes Davis
Kelly Hughes Davis

I "let" my kid go to Burning Man (he's 25, thus the quotes), but I hope he doesn't tell me he's going to Coachella too! A mom can only worry so much.

Kathleen O'Brien
Kathleen O'Brien

Hmmmm. Not very smart. Encourage alcohol and drug pairings? Completely irresponsible.

Kevin Ells
Kevin Ells

Pretty much nailed it. I also know this is humor.

Nida Akhter Bharmal
Nida Akhter Bharmal

Is this article for real? Why would anyone promote something so ridiculous... Yeah it's at your own risk but to make it sound like an acceptable way of living is outrageous!

Lisa Fletcher
Lisa Fletcher

Really? Expect some people to mix these with devastating effect.

Raffi Zaki
Raffi Zaki

nah im going to Lucidity Festivals this weekend which is what original coachella used to be like before it became a top40 brofest 8) inb4 hipster

BadMuthafucka
BadMuthafucka

@labmonkey Burning Man is an even harsher environment for drug taking. For pros only. Go hard or go home.

labmonkey
labmonkey

@BadMuthafucka @labmonkey  Its a harsher but also more inductive environment no corporate sponsors, and plenty of more experienced trippers to rely on as well as organizations that seek to educate people on the matter like the zendo project

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