2024 Grimes Coachella DJ Set

2024 Grimes Coachella DJ Set

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Updated Apr 15, 2024 at 02:00PM EDT by Mateus.

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2024 Grimes Coachella DJ Set refers to a set performed by Canadian musician Grimes at the 2024 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which was marked by technical failures that forced her to cut short the performance. Online, netizens shared memes and jokes about the singer's failed DJ set.


On April 13th, 2024, Canadian musician Grimes faced technical failures during her DJ set at the 2024 Choacella Festival, as her songs were playing at double speed. X[1] user @shane1409 posted one of the earliest mentions about Grimes’ tracks being "at double tempo" alongside a video [deleted for copyright issues] of the set, which amassed more than 10 million views and 25,000 likes since posted on April 14th.

X Shane @shane1409 Follow Grimes' tracks are at double tempo for some reason and she's tried to explain like 6 times now she can't mix them on the fly This media has been disabled in response to a report by the copyright owner. 12:04 AM Apr 14, 2024

On the same day, TikTok[2] user @__tiktokdetective__ uploaded the clip showing Grimes having technical issues with her set, which amassed more than 1.3 million plays and 54,900 likes in a day.

@__tiktokdetective__ Grimes’ tracks are at double tempo for some reason and she’s tried to explain like 6 times #grimes #coachella #fail ♬ original sound – TikTok Detective


As the singer performed her DJ set at Coachella, memes and jokes about it went viral on social media. For instance, on April 14th, 2024, X[3] user @ambermyself posted a GIF (shown below) from the Ma 2019 film paired with the caption "Frank Ocean seeing everyone say grimes had the worst Coachella performance of all time," which amassed more than 43,000 likes and 2,800 retweets in a day.

On April 15th, 2024, TikTok[4] user @eskei83 explained what likely happened during Grimes's Coachella DJ set (shown below, left), which garnered over 460,000 plays and 17,000 likes in a few hours. On April 14th, TikTok[5] user @materialmorg also commented on the singer's failed DJ set (shown below, right), which amassed roughly 143,000 plays and 3,300 likes in a day.

@eskei83 here is what happened to #grimes during #coachella ♬ original sound – ESKEI83
@materialmorg Yiiiiikes. #grimes #coachella2024 #coachella #fail #embarrassing #popculture #popculturenews #hottake ♬ original sound – Material Morgan 🍉

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[1] X – shane1409

[2] TikTok – tiktokdetective

[3] X – ambermyself

[4] TikTok – eskei83

[5] TikTok – materialmorg

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