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    I sure as shit wouldn't have bet on Jack Johnson as a headliner.
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    Oh, and fuck Coldplay with a chainsaw.
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    Didn't Jack Johnson (well, his people) have it up on his site that he was playing Fuji on the Sunday? It's down now and only makes reference to the whole weekend, which tells me one of two things:...
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    Ha. Well, the Arcade Fire news perks things up. I'm not the world's biggest AF fan, but they're supposed to be good live, and I'd take them over Kanye six days a week and twice on Sunday.

    Now if...
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    Man, if we can't trust the internet these days, what can we trust?
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    Still nothing doing on Jisan's official site, but I did find this. If true, we know Arctic Monkeys isn't happening because of Summer Sonic, and some others like the Chems and CSS have played Fuji...
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    There's probably nothing to it, but why does Outkast's official tour page make no mention of Fuji?

    Then again, if this review is to be believed, we wouldn't be missing much.
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    This might give some indication of their Fuji show. I doubt they'll keep this to the White, but who knows.

    Of course, they could be bumped to headliner....
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    New announcement is up. Seems to be one of those announcements mostly meant to flesh out the Japanese lineup.
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    Is that what they said? Shame. They're not my favorite, but I hear they put on a good show.
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    Considering they've had Roxy Music, Faces, John Fogerty, Paul Weller, Ray Davies, etc., why the hell not.

    However, one fogey we won't be getting is Elton John. He's in Monaco that weekend. Of...
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOo

    They played Fuji in 2011. Let's hope that's too recent and that sane minds prevail.
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    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Smash gets what they deserve for that dumb, dumb move.



    I don't think Beck, Disclosure or Major Lazer would be big enough for a headline spot, esp. the latter two. (This is...
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    Saw him in Hong Kong during an all-too-short set. I'd love for him to play.



    It would please me immensely for this to happen. Even a second-rate headliner scrambled together at the last minute...
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    Gypsy accordion music? To the Orange Court you go. They'll probably play the Mokudo Tei and Cafe de Paris, too. They're now my front-runner over Inspector Cluzo for the most performances award.
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    Biggest news of an otherwise smallish lineup announcement.
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    So, these guys are playing in the UK on Jul 20, with no later dates announced as of yet....
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    Yeah, probably Thu or Fri. My guess is that they won't name the third headliner until mid-April or earl May. I think that's when they announced the Cure last year, but I can't exactly remember.
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    Is it just me, or is that audience almost completely male?
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    They played Fuji in 2007. Not headlining, but still. Though I guess that was back before they completely sold out.
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    I noticed yesterday that Kings of Leon are rumored to be headlining Lollapalooza, which is Aug 1-3. The latest tour date listed on their website so far is Belgium on July 6. That gives them plenty of...
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    I was thinking of him more as the final White headliner/ Green subheadliner. There's still hope!
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    OK, now I have no idea about the White headliner/ Green subheadliner thing.

    I'm a little happier with this announcement. I'm also surprised Outkast isn't headlining (as it appears) -- not big...
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    Because I'm assuming Basement Jaxx is a White Stage headliner, given their placement on the poster and their Green Stage performance last time, I think it means Kanye's playing Saturday since I'm...
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    Well, in the meantime, could we start petitioning Smash to get these gals?
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2014

    It's usually every two weeks, so I'm guessing maybe a week from tomorrow, i.e. Friday the 14th.

    If BJ, FF and MSP are White headliners, then that means we've only got one headliner announcement...
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    I think they might have Basement Jaxx as a White headliner across from Jack Johnson or someone else besides Kanye. I suppose I could see FF leading into Kanye, given that they're one of the danciest...
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    Dammit, dammit, dammit. I really liked the other one more. I could give a flying fuck about Kanye West, Jack Johnson's anodyne, I like FF but not a lot (and I just saw them in December), and Basement...
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    I just realized that the National tour page I posted, listing them playing Splendour on Jul 27, is for last year. Oopsie.
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    OK, last thought on this possibly fake lineup: What's up with all the punk? I hadn't heard of Anti-flag or The Men before, but then I found out they're both punk bands to go along with The Exploited...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2014

    Just noticed that Pearl Jam uses that logo at the top of their website. Also, they have no conflicting tour dates listed.
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    Also, if this lineup is for real, the Exploited might not be on the bill anymore.
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    I can't tell you whether Pearl Jam is likely or not, but the way I read that lineup, they and Arcade Fire would be headliners while Beck would be a White Stage headliner, a la Skrillex last year....
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    Mogwai's typically had late-afternoon slots at Fuji, but who knows. They were on the Green Stage last time so maybe they'd get a 7ish slot on the White this time around. I'd also be very interested...
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    I forgot Stephen Malkmus has some new stuff out too … they played Fuji in 2008. Another possibility. Arcade Fire still has nothing confirmed that would conflict with Fuji's dates. I'm blindly...
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    Well, there goes any reasonable hope for Neutral Milk Hotel -- they'll be on the US east coast on the Friday.
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    Boooooooooooooo.
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    Ahh, OK. Think I got it. Most sites have two fields, one for the URL and one for the text.

    So let's see if this news about Afghan Whigs works.
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    Oh, and does anyone know how to make URL links with regular text?
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    Friday night headliner?

    http://www.americanmary.com/tour.php

    By the way, the Primavera Sound lineup is just magnificent:...
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    I've seen Azealia Banks and Metronomy in HK, and the 1975 (just did Clockenflap in HK) don't do anything for me. I'd love to see Beck at Fuji. I think he appeared a year or two before I started...
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    Then there's the news that Morrissey's got a new one coming out in the second half of the year. So, we can expect the return of These Charming Men.
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    But that's a new address, right? Or has that one always been there, but just never in English? The one I've always used is smash-uk.com/frf[year]. So I kept going through the Smash UK site and...
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    Fuji Rock Festival 2014

    I'm jumping the gun here, since they haven't even announced the dates yet. (WTH, Smash? WE'RE TWO WEEKS INTO THE NEW YEAR ALREADY.) But I think we can assume it's July 25-27.

    Early contenders:
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    Huh -- don't know how I missed this. My turn....

    Best Friday act
    Fuji was very front-loaded for me this year, so it's too bad I only get to pick one on Fri. I thought MBV was more listenable than...
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    I predict it will rain. But I do not have an informed view.
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    Well, "hate" is a strong word. I even have their first album. I guess they're inoffensive. And I knew when they were named to the lineup, they'd be inevitable, especially since a couple of my friends...
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    K, here's mine.

    I have a sneaking suspicion I'm going to get led away from Big Willie and Lotus on Sunday and over to the %*$#&^! Mumfords and Vampire Weekend. There's just not much for me between...
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    What I WISH I could do Sun AM is wake up early for a 45-minute talk on energy. Oh, wait.
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    Maybe Smash did it to show Fun -- I refuse to give them their egregious punctuation -- what a real band sounds like.



    Sounds like they're even better for me than you. My biggest casualties are...
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