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    Re: HARD Day of the Dead 2014

    For Weekend 1, you are not exaggerating at all. Tent was ~ 1/8 full, I ran over from Phoenix for 20 minutes after deciding my friends chose wrong and while fantastic, felt kinda weird not having more...
  2. Thread: FYF 2014

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    He said more "statement" is coming later in the week (one post down on the FB page) - will be interesting to see what else they say.
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    Barely went into the arena (especially after seeing the cluster on Saturday) - to everyone who was at Darkside, I salute you, b/c I'm sure you had a great time AND Murder City Devils was wiiide open...
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    I have no idea - but did you really get in at 2:10 with no wait? We cut the line at about that time and it still took ~35-40 min to get in with snaked line + congestion at security check.
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    FYF just posted this on their twitter:

    chloedancer ‏@chloedancer 3m
    @FYFFEST What are your plans to decrease the wait time to get into the festival? Trying to plan our day.

    ‏@FYFFEST...
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    Have been to the last 5 FYFs...this one was bar none the worst, sans musical acts. Dare I say the HARD site in El Monte would have probably been a better choice than USC...

    Only caught the last...
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    This is my problem with the last time I saw John Talabot (DJ set a couple years ago) - went expecting more of his stuff, got none. Love him on record, skipping him at FYF (all-in for Blood Brothers...
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    Re: Drive Like Jehu - the Bar Pink facebook (owned by John Reis) says its only a 5 song, 30 minute set - while still very cool, not sure it's worth traveling to from out of town unless you're a super...
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    See you guys at The Trees on Sunday (although will catch end of Daniel Avery after POTUS). Darkside will probably be amazing but gonna have to skip, MCD into Blood Brothers is pretty great.
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    Re: Hard Summer 2014

    Exactly. Mixed feelings re: crowds, 2ManyDJs did not seem to mind at all (left right at end to meet up with friends, everyone was at Clockwork...that was the biggest crowd I saw all weekend). Tiga...
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    Re: Hard Summer 2014

    Heard RL Grime + What So Not "Tell Me" at LEAST 6x. Didn't totally mind.
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    Re: Hard Summer 2014

    Left at 8 on Sunday...getting too old for these (but still had fun).

    Saturday: Cutting Rustie's set by ~20 min was kind of lame (his set was just ok...Lunice was kind of fun with his energy),...
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    Totally ok with this - money goes to charity and hopefully a longer set for Run the Jewels, would be fun to get to hear a lot of the new stuff. Skateistan is a cool charity as well, watch the promo...
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    Check your credit card bill. Sure you purchased only 2?
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    Re: Hard Summer 2014

    Sorta bummed that 2manydjs is on the main stage during the day...then again, they are right after A-Trak, so makes it pretty convenient to stick around (although sure the friends will bounce). Rustie...
  16. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Just watched first 5 episodes - it's bonkers, but not really in a good way. This show tests the limit of what I'm willing to sit through for the occasional perfect, dumb joke (a la the Rutger Hauer...
  17. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Had no idea Wilfred S4 had already started - seems like FX has done a shitty job promoting it (and switched it to FXX, hence my DVR no longer picking it up automatically). Consider this night toast...
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    Not totally sure about this - suppose it depends on how you define "high demand". Would imagine it's just as crowded as American Nightmare was a couple years back (they had not put out an album since...
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    Here's hoping, didn't enjoy his DJ set (think it was?) last year as much as his record.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Me too. Someone please post if it starts working for them?
  21. Re: The Thread To Request Deep Cuts Recommendations

    This. Have listened to a couple bootlegs before and loved them, but the very little I've sampled of their studio stuff has sounded a bit stale in comparison. We all know Heavy Metal Drummer, I recall...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Yea, although I didn't catch much of them. Sounded good from the little that I heard.
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    Simian Mobile Disco were fantastic last night @ Pappy and Harriets. Only about 300-400 people there, if that. The new album started a bit slow, but the last 45 minutes of their main set were great,...
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    Weird review...no idea why but I immediately thought of this thread. Also weird that this review does not read anything like as high as the album scores are.
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    Re: Worst Perfomance?

    Has to be Julian's set - met up a genuinely nice person at his set who, 10 minutes in, was cursing his name and begging to leave. I kind of dug it in a "what's gonna happen next" kind of way.

    For...
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    Re: Pappy & Harriet's

    Shit, really? Think it will be this crowded Saturday? I am making the trip from LA (likely solo), would be great to meet some SMD fans out there, pm me if you guys organize something.
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    Re: Hard Summer 2014

    Tiga vs. Audion and Rustie will be fun. Some other overly familiar names that are usually entertaining. Definitely a weird/weak line-up but that's apparently going to be the norm going forward with...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Saw some of the setlists from their opening slots, not their best IMO. Give it a full set and hearing Daylight, The Nurse Who Loved Me, Stuck on You, Let it Drip, etc. Hoping they decide to bust out...
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    Re: Hard Summer 2014

    I bet SBTRKT is there, his set got cut 30 minutes short last year b/c he was running late from the airport.

    Sub Focus live (if it's live) will be fun, totally agree with the above poster, his new...
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    Re: Mogwai is My Friend

    Fun set last night, lots of talking/yelling though. Good setlist for this tour. Was actually hoping for Auto Rock but they played it a couple years ago at the Fonda so I guess it's in rotation for...
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    Re: Mogwai is My Friend

    Tomorrow night is going to be awesome - a full Mogwai set in the right state is a thing of glory. So happy to see the encore they have been doing lately, sounds awesome. Factory Floor as an opener is...
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    Re: Best and Worst Crowds of the Weekend?

    Flume was a shitshow, Classixx was also ridiculously crowded. Outkast was obviously a massive crowd but very little was against them.

    Best crowds were Arcade Fire (last show of the weekend,...
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    Re: Loudest band of 2014?

    Julian's set was by far the loudest I heard this last weekend. I was actually digging it, but that was the set we chose to meet up with friends for (hoping he'd play a Strokes song or two) and they...
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    Re: Most Crowded/Least Crowded Sets

    There's never going to be an even distribution of the crowd at Coachella - that being said, I was really surprised at some of the crowds that were empty. Felt like all my "must-sees" were very...
  35. Re: Your top five acts of Coachella 2014 (Weekend One Edition)

    1. Arcade Fire - epic, perfect ending.
    2. QotSA - perfect intro, criminally underattended.
    3. Warpaint - like the band on record but live it's a whole different dynamic, they won over my wife (who...
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    Re: Upgrades to the Yuma tent?

    Definitely did not feel like the Sahara at all for the acts we saw - sounds was pretty good (caught Aeroplane and Laurent Garnier), no complaints at all, tons of room then. Heard Hot Since 82 got a...
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    Re: Best improvements of 2014

    The craft beer garden was a fantastic addition. A bit hidden (never seemed too crowded) and had some very decent beers on tap. The little restaurant in the back was nice if you needed a bit of time...
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    Re: Security line Sunday

    Day parking security was fantastic this year - absolutely no complaints. Helps getting there before 130-2 every day, though.
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    Re: Arcade Fire 2014

    Arcade Fire = fucking fantastic tonight. Did the right setlist for the night, brought Debbie Harry for Heart of Glass + transitioned straight into Sprawl II. At the end of the set the band paraded...
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    Re: Best Sets: Saturday Week 1 Edition

    QotSA - absolutely brought it
    Warpaint - fantastic, mesmerizing set at the perfect time
    Darkside - was awesome, weird pockets in the crowd though that were not into it at all
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    Re: Muse

    Sound was really tough for this one - was next to soundboard and it cut in and out just due to the wind. Gotta try to avoid the mainstage when the wind is going.
  42. Is the Gobi bigger than the Mojave this year?

    Our group thought that the Gobi at least feels bigger this year compared to the Mojave - wondering if other people had the same thought. Also seemed like the Mojave had consistently thinner crowds...
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    Re: Best sets..friday editiom

    Best:
    1. Bonobo
    2. Flume
    3. Wye Oak

    Caravan Palace didn't do it for me - not loud enough to hear all the little eccentricities. Agree with what others said, the end of Dum Dum Girls was fun....
  44. Re: Your Attention, Please!: The Afghan Whigs are Playing Coachella

    Were you the one that told them to fucking leave if they didn't like it? Thank you if so, I was standing right next to them (was trying to tell them to chill but to no use) and they were on a whole...
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    Re: CHVRCHES

    From a crowding perspective, I kind of get it - seems like everyone I know wants to check them out, and I like the album. Have listened to them live a bit and it seems like her voice doesn't come...
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    Re: [+] DAUGHTER 2014

    Kind of a late timeslot for them, no? And in the Mojave vs. in the Gobi?

    Call me psyched, but will be getting there early to hopefully get close/minimize sound bleed. Selfishly hope people are at...
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    Re: Conflictchella 2014

    Afghan Whigs vs. Neko Case
    QotSA vs. Mogwai - depends on how close I can get for Queens, if not Mogwai
    Muse vs. DPlan vs. Tiga
    Daughter vs. Beck - but only b/c Beck

    Not a bad year at all!
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Did not feel any of the earthquake last night while Speedy Ortiz was on (they were mixed pretty loud) - thank God, later learned the chandeliers at the El Rey were rocking pretty good from it...
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  49. Re: Your Attention, Please!: The Afghan Whigs are Playing Coachella

    The new song The Lottery is cool, although it sort of sounds like they are going for a U2-esque sound with that lead. I am not listening on great speakers, but Greg's vocals sound a bit ragged as...
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    I think the main reason I wasn't feeling it as much was because of the sound system...just used to a louder/more direct system. I didn't see them barbecuing - dammit. That would have been clutch. Bar...
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