40 Best Things We Saw at Coachella 2015

Rock reunions, desert dance parties and a generation-spanning kiss: the most memorable moments from Weekend One

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Best Bizarre Ride: The Gaslamp Killer
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Best Bizarre Ride: The Gaslamp Killer

If you're familiar with the blistering DJ sets of the Low End Theory linchpin, you might have been shocked by the arrangement on display for the Gaslamp Killer Experience, including a 14-piece orchestra melding bass music with Turkish psych-rock. It revealed the latest iteration of the ferocious TGK as bandleader and conductor — maybe like Beirut, the Bomb Squad, and Syd Barrett coming together after an afternoon huffing DMT; mournful Levantine brass blending with Björk, Burning Man and Bali dance routines. Then there's the Killer himself, writhing and barking to the crowd, "We all feel darkness sometimes, but the darkness in my soul is very fucking real." He danced in a tie-dye tanktop and dropped to the floor growling. It was soul music from the most charcoal corners of the mind. The bad trip and the good trip fused into one bizarre ride

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