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    Re: WILL CALL IS A STUPID MESS

    Hi PF, do you know what time scale the e-mails are being sent over because I haven't had mine as yet.
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    Re: Arctic Monkeys on tour.

    The Exeter gig last night was great. Alex Turner was much more talkative between songs than I've seen him and the new tracks are sounding good - especially Teddy Picker and If You Were There,...
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    Re: Arctic Monkeys on tour.

    I'm off to see them tonight in Exeter. Seen them live twice before and they were great both times - will report back on how the new songs are working out tomorrow.
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    Re: Why isnt friday sold out??

    I completely disagree with the first post. Friday is by far the weakest in my opinion - only about 4 sets I want to see compared to around 10 on the other 2 days. Here's hoping for a few Friday...
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    Re: Need help from our Brit friends please.

    Cardiff is about 150 miles from London, straight down the M4 motorway (mind the toll bridge on the way there - 5.20) It is only about 2 and a half hours from London by train and (depending on last...
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    Re: The Good, the Bad, and the Queen: any fans?

    The show I went to was a bit like a Britsh Garden Fete - set had a lot of bunting - and rather than a proper support they had a compere and variety acts (comedian, piano player, acrobats and the...
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    Re: Picking up tickets from willcall

    I'm coming from overseas but not camping. Is there any way I will be able to pick up my 3 day passes on the Thursday? The reason I ask is that the length of the willcall queue is very unpredictable...
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    Re: The Good, the Bad, and the Queen: any fans?

    Saw them in Bristol a couple of months ago and will certainly be making the effort to see them again. Final encore was Guns of Brixton with Paul Simonon singing and playing guitar.
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    Re: Set Times-Unofficial

    I got an e-mail from Kaiser Chiefs yesterday saying they would be playing early Sunday evening (didn't say which stage though).
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    Re: Records in your collection that sucks

    Embarrassingly I have to own up to the 12" of Live is Life by Opus which I had to buy as a result of losing a bet at school and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby which my sister bought me as a "novelty"...
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    Re: Coachella Bands You'd Like To Know More About

    The Feeling are a UK pop band who are most commonly compared in sound to ELO.
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    Re: top 5 acts you KNOW you'll miss

    1) Peaches (saw her supporting Suede at the Royal Festival Hall and was probably the worst act I have ever seen)
    2) RATM
    3) RHCP
    4) Bjork
    5) Tiesto
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    Re: who else should i see?

    If you like Arctic Monkeys make sure you see The Cribs on Saturday.
  14. Thread: AIR my god!

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    Re: AIR my god!

    And if you don't like Rage?
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    Re: how can i get a hard copy of my ticket?

    There haven't been wristbands in the past and this year it is still separate tickets so looks like you will have to queue at opening every day to make really sure.
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    Re: HELP - Which album ???

    Go get yourself:

    The Cribs - The New Fellas
    Klaxons - Myths of the Near Future
    Soulwax - Nite Versions
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    Re: Huge gap between crowd and main stage?

    There isn't a large gap between the crowd and the main stage but the crowd at the front (from the mixing desk forwards) is split in two by barriers so that film cameras can move around to give...
  18. Thread: Drinking

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    Re: Drinking

    Although, of course, you can't go to the campsite between bands at Coachella because once you are inside the festival area for the day that is it - no ins and outs allowed.
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    Re: Drinking

    The drinking areas have separate entrances and exits btw. The drinking area near the main stage usually has a sponsored cigarette tent where you might get some freebies if you are a smoker.
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    Re: Drinking

    They check that everyone entering the drinking areas has a wristband to confirm they are over 21 (you have to queue to get these once you get into the festival and show photo ID - my tip is to queue...
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    Re: Flyers on windshields of cars in parking lot

    I hate the flyers. Hate, hate, hate.
  22. Thread: Pulp Reunion..

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    Poll: Re: Pulp Reunion..

    I'd love to see it but I voted no because it certainly won't be happening for this year's Coachella. Steve Mackey is a staple of the live Jarvis band and Richard Hawley and Candida have played at...
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    Re: HAS ANYONE HEARD...

    I saw the Archie Bronson Outfit supporting Clearlake last year in Taunton and frankly they bored me. Three beardy guys making a racket for half an hour in an uninspiring kind of way (and yeah they...
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    Poll: Re: TICKETS-TICKETS-TICKETS

    There are usually a very small number of tickets put on sale at the box office on site on the morining of each day of the festival.
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    Re: How long is your plane ride?

    Three hour drive to London, UK then about 10 hours London to Phoenix direct flight. Going for 2 weeks with Coachella weekend in the middle.
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    Re: Austin City Limits festival

    The best I've had, although I've not had many. I'm a Brit and BBQ to us means underdone sausages and beefburgers cooked out back on the patio while sheltering under an umbrella, cursing the British...
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    Re: Capacity of the Main Stages

    Rage will be on the main stage. The Sahara doesn't hold anywhere near 60,000.
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    Re: Austin City Limits festival

    I went to ACL in 2005 and the heat was more brutal than Coachella in 2004. That year ACL had 4 stages, 2 of which were live at any one time (i.e. bands start on 2 stages then when they finish bands...
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    Re: a question for thirst drunks....

    From memory the bars inside the venue have beer, wine and a limited number of cocktails. Must be 21 to buy and queue up for a wristband before you can get into the bar areas (not allowed to take...
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    Re: Golf...

    Not usually. Clubs are another prohibited item along with Flags.
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    Re: UK people changing currency

    You can usually get a very good rate at travelex.co.uk - you order online then pick up your money at a travelex kiosk at the airport and laugh at all the people who are walking up and getting the...
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    Re: tickets selling quick!! info..

    Having been to both, the Glastonbury site is about ten times the size of Coachella - it takes at least 20 minutes to walk from one side of Glastonbury to the other. Away from the stages Glastonbury...
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    Re: UK people changing currency

    Got mine at the end of last year at about $1.92 to 1
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    Re: What bands to start listening to????????

    You'd have to be mad to miss the Cribs
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    Re: Does cocker perform pulp material these days?

    He hasn't done on recent dates to promote the new album - tends to chuck in a cover version instead (Bowie's Space Oddity and Hawkwind's Silver Machine were played at different dates).
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    Re: Alcohol at Coachella

    Usual selection is beer, wine and a choice of 4 or 5 different cocktails
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    Re: UK, whats the best way to collect tickets?

    Usually the venue box office, but at Coachella its a portakabin with about ten windows with a person behind each one to find your tickets (they usually have it organised so that window 1 is surnames...
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    Re: UK, whats the best way to collect tickets?

    Yeah, I don't think Ticketmaster let you print your own tickets or mail them if you live outside the USA, so picking up at willcall is the only option - this is what I've done for the last 3 years. ...
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    Re: 3 Day v. Single Day

    I had two separate tickets in 05 and 06.
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    Re: won't you please, please help me

    We fly into Phoenix or LA then drive. Don't think there is any transport arranged for people to get to site so if you don't have your own transport the best bet is camping. There are plenty of...
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    Re: won't you please, please help me

    Me and the missus will be going (fourth year running). The site is on the edge of Palm Springs and it's associated suburbs at the edge of the desert on a huge Polo field. There aren't a lot of...
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