Coachella 2014's Worst Moments

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Timothy Norris
Coachella's first weekend was amazing this year! Except when it wasn't. Here are the parts of the festival that rubbed us the wrong way.

Saturday Night dust storm
Conditions may not have been as bad as they were during last year's Red Hot Chili Peppers set, but Saturday night's dusty conditions were still pretty awful. The winds started picking up when the sun started going down, and by dusk, the sky had turned a coffee-stain brown and festivalgoers were wiping desert residue from their eyeglasses and exposed skin. Dust gets everywhere -- in the cracks of your smartphone, for starters, and then, later, in your scalp, nose, and bronchial tubes. It's a disgusting affair and a reminder to bring a handkerchief next time. -Adam Lovinus

See also: Coachella 2014's Best Moments

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Ben Westhoff
Blow-Up Sex Dolls

The trend at Coachella this year was blow-up sex dolls. No, seriously, a number of people had them and were attempting to bat them around the crowd like beach balls or crowd-surf them. All of the ones we saw were male; some were African-American, and some were Caucasian, like the one above, which got punctured during Neutral Milk Hotel's set before being abandoned. Check out its flaccid sex doll dick. -Ben Westhoff

Meatheads Moshing During the Pixies

We're not against mosh pits by any means. That said, there's a time and place for ramming your sweaty, shirtless beer belly into other people, and during the Pixies set in an overcrowded tent isn't it. But that's what a handful of burly dudes did Saturday night during every single song -- even the acoustic ones. The crowd around them wasn't into their toes being trampled or getting elbows to the face, but the bros didn't let that get in the way of their good time. Save it for Mötorhead, dudes. -Taylor Hamby

See also: Coachella 2014's 50 Most Beautiful People


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3 comments
Maciel Vargas
Maciel Vargas

So... what does Mangum being the sensitive introvert have to do with him not wanting people to record his performance?

Erin Maguire
Erin Maguire

I thought you guys were about Miami entertainment...

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