Coachella News Part Deux





More news has already surfaced surrounding the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. One headlining act has been confirmed for the first night of the event, which takes place over the weekend of April 29. And the band is… drum roll please… Depeche Mode! Yes gang, frontman Dave Gahan has announced that they will be co-headlining the event. Rumors of other bands have been popping up all over the internet, including Sigur Ros, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand and even Roxy Music, but we’ll believe it when we see it. The announcement of the lineup is still weeks away.

As mentioned in the Tripwire yesterday, a documentary is on the way about the music festival, simply titled Coachella. The film will make its debut at a Los Angeles premiere at the Orpheum Theatre on January 19, 2006. It was directed by Drew Thomas and produced by Goldenvoice, featuring two hours of the finest moments from Coachella’s history. Here is the complete list of performers included on the film:

The Arcade Fire
Belle & Sebastian
Bjork
Bright Eyes
The Chemical Brothers
The Crystal Method
Fischerspooner
The Flaming Lips
Iggy & The Stooges
Kool Keith
The Mars Volta
Morrissey
Nu-Mark & Cut Chemist
Oasis
Pixies
The Polyphonic Spree
Prodigy
Radiohead
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Roni Size
Saul Williams
Spearhead
Squarepusher
The White Stripes
Zero 7



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Coachella News Part Deux