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  1. Thread: FYF 2014

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    As for future FYFs, I will continue to go, but I prefer Chinatown to Exposition Park, the stages this year were too far to run too. I get in line early to avoid the later waiting in line for hours...
  2. Thread: FYF 2014

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    My favorite band performances for FYF:
    1. a TIE between the Strokes and Slowdive, I cannot decide, and that is a rarity
    2. Real Estate
    3. HAIM
    4. Mac Demarco
    5. Tycho
    Slowdive and the Strokes...
  3. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Here is the Strokes setlist:
    Barely Legal
    Welcome to Japan
    Killing Lies
    OWT
    Automatic Stop
    The End has no End
    Razorblade
    Machu Pichu
    Under Control
  4. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Travel smart: take Metro, but for a better Metro, join the Bus Riders union, not the wimpy Southern California Transit Advocates or the Transit Coalition. Only the BRU has successfully sued MTA to...
  5. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Actually, Stout is my favorite burger restaurant in L.A., there is one in Hollywood and one in Studio City.
  6. Thread: FYF 2014

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    What band was that taken during?
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    I have never had to duck so many times during the Strokes set because the crowd surfing never seemed to end.
  8. Thread: FYF 2014

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    That is why I get in line at 7AM, and I was NOT the first person in line.
  9. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I LOVED FYF this year, I was able to get the setlist for both the Strokes and for Slowdive. Two keepers there.
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    Desert Stars Festival

    This Desert Stars Festival looks like a cool festival on October 3 and October 4, 2014 in Pioneertown at Pappy and Harriet's. The announced bands so far are the following:
    The Dandy Warhols, Little...
  11. Re: JAY Z's 2014 Made In America Festival ~ LOS ANGELES EDITION!

    I want to see a total of ZERO bands playing. I would rather give that money to charity.
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    Viva Pomona 2014

    The Viva Pomona lineup for 2014 is awesome and only $20 a day.
    July 19, 2014: !!!, Porter, the Garden, Puro Instinct, Speak, Upset, El Mato A Un Policia Motorizado, So Many Wizards, Haunted Summer,...
  13. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I agree 100%
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    There are some Democrats in the California state legislature pushing to give all workers 3 days of paid sick leave, but the stupid Republicans oppose this. Everyone in California should sign a...
  15. Thread: 2015 wish list

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    Re: 2015 wish list

    I loved watching her drum, she had passion, even if she looked exhausted half the time.
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    Re: I'm not going to Coachella because

    Very true, I wanted to keep that person at their word.
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    Re: Why don't black people go to Coachella?

    PF is not black.
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    Re: Sleigh Bells=amazing!

    There were two bands scheduled to go on after Sleigh Bells at that stage, and during the commotion, there were rumors that the stage would have to be cancelled for the night. However, the situation...
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    Re: I'm not going to Coachella because

    I guess you haven't gone since.
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    Re: Sleigh Bells=amazing!

    RIght when SLeigh Bells ended, the security kept pushing everybody back. I never found out if they found the top part of that kid's finger. His brother was freaking out, he kept yelling "that's my...
  21. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Yeah, I saw Ride and Slowdive at the Anaconda (formerly the Graduate) in Spring 1992. They used to have a kick ass burger stand called McBurley's at that time. I was in student government during my...
  22. Thread: FYF 2014

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    pwnd
    Tense of pwn.

    An internet chat language variety/version of the word "owned", used in the sence of beating/defeating/outclassing someone. Usually used in games such as Counter-strike or on...
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    Re: The Jesus and Mary Chain for 2015

    Did anyone see them at the House of Blues in the late 1990s in West Hollywoodd when the two brothers got in a fistfight onstage after playing for only 11 minutes? One of my good friends was there for...
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    Re: The Jesus and Mary Chain for 2015

    They were so good at the last Coachella.
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    Re: Sleigh Bells=amazing!

    I was at that show, a kid at the rail lost part of his finger when the two adjoining rails were pushed together and it shot blood all over my brand new shirt. They had to stop the show for 15 minutes...
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    Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have any fun?

    That couldn't be me. I have lived in the same 900 square foot one-bedroom apartment in Sherman Oaks, California since March 1995 (thank you rent control). As for smell, most people smell standing...
  27. Thread: well FUCK!!!

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    Re: well FUCK!!!

    I have no idea, a thread with the word "fuck" often gets my attention.
  28. Thread: FYF 2014

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    https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-university-search/university-of-southern-california
    Greek Life

    25%
    Men who join fraternities
    19%
    Women who join sororities
    I was shocked, but only...
  29. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I have a MASTERS degree from CSULB, class of 1994. Also a baccalaureate degree from UCSB, class of 1992. Both degrees are in political science.
  30. Thread: well FUCK!!!

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    Re: well FUCK!!!

    Christina Ricci was hot back than, she competed with Mena Suvari for my late 90s "hottest crush"
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    Re: 2015 Advance Sale Friday May 16th at 10am

    $26, from $349 to $375. $26 multiplied by 160,000 people (80,000 per weekend) gives Goldenvoice an additional $2,080,000 allowing a budget bring in SLowdive for 2015, and maybe Sleater Kinney.
  32. Thread: well FUCK!!!

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    I was jealous of Casper because he got to hang out with Christina Ricci before she got strung out on various substances.
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    Poll: Re: What weekend are you going in 2015?

    Both weeks, so I can see TWICE AS MANY BANDS.
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    Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have any fun?

    I have fun, trust me. Unless I have to put up with a shitty band like Awolnation or something like that.
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    Re: a MICHAEL JACKSON thread

    Michael Jackson was a boring talk shot on KABC. On the plus side, at least he was not right wing.
  36. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Maybe the Jesus and Maty Chain will be there, they are doing a tour playing "Psychocandy" live for its 30th anniversary.
  37. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I prefer a university that is 99% FRAT FREE!!!!! I don't have to buy my friends. Those frats should stick to Lolla and EDC with their parent's trust fund.
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    Re: We're in the midst of a Kenado

    Now I am at the library at CSU Northridge.
  39. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Anyone see Ariel Pink at the Echo last night? He played with Geneva Jacuzzi, that was a trippy performance.
  40. Re: Lana Del Rey fans teach a course in being a terrible crowd

    COuldn't save the "X Factor", could you? Hell, couldn't save "Community" either". I hate a world where "Community" gets cancelled but Yoshinoya is still in business. America is so lame sometimes.
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    Re: Question about Presales for 2015

    Have a friend you trust do it for you. Make arrangements. Remember the motto of the Boy Scouts of America: "Be prepared".
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    Re: WARNING - UBER RIP OFF

    Folks, if you can, walking is better than that overpriced UBER. If possible walk. If not, find a cheaper ride alternative. UBER should get its head out of its greedy capitalistic ass, or B.K. in a...
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    Re: Old Timer / Reunion Wish List For 2015

    We know Ethyl Meatplow will never reunite at Coachella. R.I.P.
  44. Thread: 2015 wish list

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    Re: 2015 wish list

    Much of your list is decent, but Best Coast is painfully overrated. I am still upset Bethany Cosentino fired that drummer who quit the Vivain Girls to join Best Coast.
  45. Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have anything of substance to say?

    This isn't the Chicago of of "voting early and voting often". Mayor Daley is long dead.
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    Re: The What does Kroqken look like thread??

    Definitely weekend 1.
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    Re: Hangout 2014 May 15-18

    I have no desire to go to Alabama for any reason whatsoever. It would have to take something like a Smiths reunion to get me to go there. However, why have the Flaming Lips played this festival more...
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    Re: The What does Kroqken look like thread??

    Oh yeah, I should have known by the older crowd of mostly dudes in the audience. That guy to the right of me was weirder than me.
  49. Thread: FYF 2014

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    maybe they will book some bands from Burger Records and Lollipop Records.
  50. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I was at that show, they were amazing. They have changed their lineup by a couple of people since that show.
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