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Coachella 2014: Empire of the Sun brings pomp and circumstance to the rave tent
Coachella 2014: Empire of the Sun brings pomp and circumstance to the rave tent

You couldn’t really blame Luke Steele for being annoyed. At this point, the frontman for the Australian synth-pop dance outfit Empire of the Sun is probably more than a little tired of being upstaged by a certain robot mask-wearing electronic music act. And Empire of the Sun’s prime-time Saturday night gig in Coachella’s Sahara Tent had this misfortune of being programmed against a buzzy set by Pharrell Williams on the festival’s Outdoor Stage that had many in the crowd of 90,000 paying attendees wondering if his frequent collaborators Daft Punk would turn up as surprise guests for the multi-platinum-selling producer-turned-performer’s Weekend 2 rendition of his chart-topping single with...

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