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    Re: Heineken Dome 2014

    It was kind of.... bright. I never made it back after dark, but I wondered whether they'd be able to do projections onto the ceiling in there (which were always great in the dome).

    It's big...
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    Re: Arcade Fire 2014

    Was he dropping some New Order knowledge during Afterlife... singing the chorus from Temptation... or did I dream it? Good band, cool jackets, great live shows. 2nd coolest non-spherical mirror ball...
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    Re: Heineken Dome 2014

    It's been a completely different roster in the dome between the two weekends for the past two years .
  4. Thread: Mogwai

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    Re: Mogwai

    2014 Nominee for Most Polite Performers (Duo or Group)... your man will say thank you between every song, and give at least one lengthy and sincere outpouring of his appreciation and gratitude for...
  5. Thread: Jurassic 5

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    Re: Jurassic 5

    Best party of the weekend. I was all in for Blur, and Foals are my favorite band right now, but there was no doubt J5 were gonna tear it up. Glad I got two weekends and a Foals show in SD to do it...
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    Re: Wristband Symbols

    Star (blue band) are "Guests" of the festival (more very important than VIPs).
  7. Thread: OMD

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    Re: OMD

    Echoing some of the replies here, I left the Faint early to head over to Wu Tang, and stopped for a bit because Tesla Girls was sounding so good. They introduced the next song (Metroland?) with...
  8. Thread: Yuma = fail

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    Re: Yuma = fail

    I would change nothing except ban drinks going in. Wasters spilling water and chucking empty bottles on the hardwood was my only complaint. Lines were fine/comparable to the HDome and nobody is...
  9. Thread: Wu Tang Clan

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    Re: Wu Tang Clan

    fuckin California squadron comin through
  10. Re: NEW PRESETS ALBUM DROPPING ON SEPTEMBER 14!!!

    US leg of their 2012 tour will be in October, which makes it less likely they're back in the spring (but not impossible, I guess):

    The Presets 2012 Tour Dates:
    09/29 – Brisbane, AU @ Parklife...
  11. Re: Shuttle/pass combo - how to designate which shuttle line?

    http://www.coachella.com/faq2013.html#passes

    * GA/Shuttle combo - Allows entrance into the venue, parking lots & camping areas and comes with a shuttle pass to the venue from the Tennis Garden....
  12. Re: Are people with the 'not likely' message getting tickets eventually

    The "You will likely not be directed to the purchase page prior to sell out." is bullshit. Also, the standby page is bullshit... you're not in a queue, and it doesn't take people in order, it's just...
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    Re: Simian Mobile Disco--New Album: Unpatterns

    Looks like DJ sets for both west coast shows on this tour (Avalon in LA and Mezzanine in SF).

    FYF last year was my first chance seeing them live. They reawakened a part of my brain that age and...
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    Re: Funny things you saw/overheard

    * Funny girl in an Alpha Chi Something sweatshirt at the main stage weekend 1 (before Justice maybe?) was just rambling with her friends about nonsense and all I heard was:

    "Kirby Puckett!!!...
  15. Re: What were the biggest weekend 1 / weekend 2 differences?

    By Sunday on Weekend 2 the grass had pretty much had it, especially in the Sahara (hard to spot any green left).

    Mainstage and Outdoor seems like they had sign-language interpreters pretty much...
  16. Thread: MAPS 2012

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    Re: MAPS 2012

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    Re: + + + TOP 3 CONFLICTS +++

    Kaiser Chiefs vs. Buzzcocks
    Santigold vs. Seun Kuti
    and DJ Shadow vs. Modeselektor

    would probably make me upset if I weren't going both weekends.
  18. Re: Have: Wk#2 Tennis Garden Shuttle Pass; Need: Wk#1 Tennis Garden Pass (San Diego/O

    Made my trade, so this is closed. Thanks. See you in the tents.
  19. Have: Wk#2 Tennis Garden Shuttle Pass; Need: Wk#1 Tennis Garden Pass (San Diego/OC)

    I have two Weekend #2 Tennis Garden line Shuttle Passes to trade.

    I'm looking for one Weekend #1 Tennis Garden line Shuttle Pass.

    I'd prefer to swap in person and I'm in San Diego, but willing...
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    Re: San Diego Shows

    LADYTRON
    Friday September 23rd, House of Blues
    online pre-sale is here:
    https://tixx1.artistarena.com/ladytron/
    Username: ladytron
    Password: tickets
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    Re: COLDCUT for 2012?

    All about it
  22. Re: Who denied Vanessa Hudgens the drugs she wanted?

    What is that wrapped around her upper arm? Is that to expose a vein for intravenous injection of hard drugs? I remember about that from DARE classes.
  23. Thread: Presets!

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    Re: Presets!

    Everybody who ended Sunday on the Trent-Rat-Left-Presets dance party scored full points, and anybody who even got to see part of the Presets to close it out went home happy.
  24. Thread: 5 Gum

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    Re: 5 Gum

    I got a high five from a random girl when she saw me putting my gum back into the wrapper and putting it in my pocket to throw away later. She said something about my mother, but in a complimentary...
  25. Thread: LEFTFIELD

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    Re: LEFTFIELD

    That's Jess Mills (http://jessmills.co.uk/), and even though she's not the original vocalist for Original, she's OG.
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    Re: The Mojave is the new Sahara

    and the Presets were so obviously the best way to end the festival that I even saw Kanye dancing in there at one point because HE knew to skip his own show for them.
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    Re: The Mojave is the new Sahara

    Leftfield should have been given the Sahara soundsystem to let rip and start an earthquake of bass, but I'm happy they got dissed because Trentemøller -> Ratatat -> Leftfield -> the Presets in the...
  28. Thread: Yelle 2011

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    Re: Yelle 2011

    I wish I'd got a better shot of it from the ferris wheel, but her tent was busted open, overflowing, and spilling out the everyone happy vibe wickedy wicked wick wic bang!
  29. Thread: 2011 Setlists

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    Re: 2011 Setlists

    don't quote me 100% on the order:

    LEFTFIELD
    Song of Life
    Storm 3000
    Black Flute
    Original
    Afro-Left
    Afrika Shox
    Space Shanty
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    Re: ok..what about worst show??

    I convinced my friends to wait for a bit after Sander Kleinenberg to watch a minute of Joachim Garraud's keytar comedy routine. He did not disappoint. The one-finger Daft Punk medley was a highlight,...
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    Re: GV, please open up 51st and Monroe to bikes

    Had a great time this year, and the security & other staff were on their game and did a top job, but the one complaint was the pointless pedestrian routes.

    There is no justifiable reason at all...
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    Re: Best Route from San Diego?

    I prefer 15 / 215 / 60 / 10

    It's not much different, time-wise, and going through the windmills (especially on the way back) beats the valley view, for me. Plus, winding through the mountains...
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    Re: Coachella amps up security

    "Borderline riot situation?!?" Wait until the merch tent runs out of Skrillex lunchboxes, then talk to me about borderline riot situations.
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    Re: The Map is Out

    http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/AeqSKe/www.thecreatorsproject.com/blog/coachella-2011-muti-randolph-takes-on-the-sahara-dance-tent

    Hard to tell from this if the Deep Screen is gonna be part of the...
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    Re: SET TIMES ARE UP!!!!!!

    The map legend says you can "Fill any empty container with free drinking water in any of our four Hydration Centers." Nice one, Coachella.
  36. Re: Has Anyone Ever Worn a Face Mask to Coachella?

    I'm gonna wear a spiderman face mask, but only so people with think I'm Bob Rifo and I can get back stage.
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    Re: WTF where are my tickets?!

    Just look the part... like putting little flags on your limousine so people know you're the goddamn Ambassador to Morocco and won't mess with your car.
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    Re: WTF where are my tickets?!

    This seems to be a recurring theme on this message board: cynical regulars complaining that oblivious newcomers are too stupid to have figured this out.

    Maybe it would be a good idea if the...
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    Re: Treasure Island festival 2011

    You're in luck, since their inevitable vanishing act from popularity/public consciousness should be starting any time now.
  40. Thread: Larger Tents!

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    Re: Larger Tents!

    Pure Filth won't be in that dome, surely. That's the dome of safety and recuperation that normally sits near the entrance (you can see it in PDW's photo of the grounds from 2009, near the top of the...
  41. Thread: Wristbands?

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    Re: Wristbands?

    Uh oh.... when I got mine it was addressed to Terry Lewis, so I think I got your friend's by mistake.
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    Re: SET TIME PREDICTIONS 2011 - SUNDAY

    from Foursquare's Coachella page:
    https://foursquare.com/coachella
    "If the Gobi feels bigger, that's because it is. It's now as big as last year's Mojave."

    Trentemøller to cløse Gøbi!!!

    I...
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    Re: Who will print my Coachella poster designs?

    I cannot print them; I can smile while I look at them, though.
    These people can print them:
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    Re: Toddlers and Parking

    I prefer the Heineken Dome as a cool off spot during the heat of the day. It's completely sealed in with A/C. However, it is an alcohol area, so I don't know for sure, but I suspect they wouldn't...
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    Re: coachella map layout?

    Will I be permitted inside the 1-mile perimeter after I get my refund?
  46. Thread: Rebecca Black

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    Re: Rebecca Black

    1GaKaGwch0U

    (still better than anything Kanye West ever did)
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    Re: SET TIME PREDICTIONS 2011 - SUNDAY

    PIL's crowd started pitiful and got smaller as soon as it was obvious they were not gonna let up on no-holds-barred eardrum-scraping set of their noisiest classics. The (marginally) tuneful "hits"...
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    Re: SET TIME PREDICTIONS 2011 - SUNDAY

    If you're going by area, it's Kings of Leon
    If you're going by length, it's Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
    If you're going by popularity, it's probably MEN (men are pretty popular, like almost...
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    Re: Book Coachella!

    How much would it cost me to book Daft Punk to play at my house?

    I could set them up. I'll get everybody's PA, and put all the furniture in the garage. Sarah's girlfriend said she'll work the door.
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    Re: Who Popped Your Coachella Cherry?

    My introduction to the wonderful & frightening world of Coachella was witnessing the tragic defeat of the Naked Wizard by evil Police taser magic as we were headed to the Sahara on Friday 2009 to...
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