^
Keep New Times Free
4

Top Ten Dance Moves at Coachella 2012 in Animated GIF!

See "Crossfade's Top Ten Dance Moves at Ultra Music Festival in Animated GIF!" -- plus LA Weekly's West Coast Sound for tons more Coachella 2012 coverage.

At Coachella, folks come from all over the world to lose themselves in the music. They'll employ almost anything in this quest. But mostly drugs.

Some of the folks below have taken too many, some are badly in need of a buzz, but all are our favorite awkward Coachella dancers. We're not trying to diss; people like them make the experience so much fun. Three cheers to Nanette Gonzales and Taylor Hamby, who helped put this post together, and the dubstep at the Do LaB stage, without which most of these moves would not be possible. -Ben Weshoff

10. Touch the Sky, Touch the Floor

It almost looks like the ladies above spent a few minutes rehearsing these power moves beforehand, but then were like,"Nah, we'll just do what comes natural."

9. Come Fly Away With Me

There's nothing like a cape to give a man the sense that he can fly. Up up and away with you, fine-feathered friend.

8. Inner-Tubin'

Her gesticulations say "straight gangsta," while her outfit and accessories cry out for stronger role models.

7. Bucking bronco

There's something subliminally seductive about a man waving around a stuffed horsie-head on a stick. Actually, come to think of it, not really.

6. Twirly-Bird

Everything, from her outfit to her choreography to the flying puff balls speak to something of which we have absolutely no idea.

5. Bro-step

Forget fratstep, Bro-step is where you twist and glide as gentle and carefree as if Skrillex himself were cheering you on in heaven.

4. The Mad Conducta

We want to be this guy's friend. Seriously. Write to Ben Westhoff care of the Weekly, and tell us where you want to hang out, and when. The first fifteen drinks are on us.

3. Genie In A Bottle

She can make your dreams come true, but be careful what you wish for.

2. The Merrill Garbus Waltz

These two were spotted busting moves at the Tune-Yards' set. In their defense, they were the best dancers in the entire crowd.

1. The Tiny-Ponytail Trot

Mothers, lock up your daughters. No, seriously, drug test them fortnightly and don't let them go to liberal arts colleges.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

See also:

*"What My Spirit Hood Means To Me": Coachella-Goers Explain

*Coachella: The Black Lips' Cole Alexander Goes Full Monty, Plays Guitar With His Ding-Dong

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.