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    Re: Gathering of the Juggalos 2014

    Oh man, I remember seeing Static-X in SF at least 10 years ago during the Family Values tour, of all things. I was walking out of a goth/industrial club w/ my friend, and some guy came up and went...
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 Live Stream

    Dude, the lead kid in Unlocking Truth is a stone-cold killer.

    :eye daggers: "This song is called 'Free As You Wanna Be' :shreds his face off:
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 Live Stream

    I love that the lead singer of Superchunk still sounds 15
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 Live Stream

    Ah, Empire of the Sun live. Such a stupid guilty pleasure. Going to watch them on the stream so I can catch QotSA instead when i'm there next weekend.
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 Live Stream

    so is the fact that the Sahara is packed for Carnage a sign that even with the relatively "lackluster" mainstream techno lineup in comparison to some prior years, there's still a huge Chella...
  6. Re: HOLY SH*T! The Knife was amazing tonight!

    Man, i'd seen pictures, but this is some "Captain Kirk can't leave the planet until the royal family shows him the celebratory dances of their people, and he somehow ends up agreeing to marry the...
  7. Re: MGMT or Cajmere? Arcade Fire or Motorhead or Netsky or Disclosure or Duck Sauce?

    Disclosure will probably be over by the time Netsky starts, so that's not even really a conflict. Duck Sauce you can see often enough in other venues that it's not that big of a deal to miss them.
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 16 & WMC 2014

    Yeah, the deadmau5 set, trolling stuff aside, was pretty great. Way darker than you'd expect, especially for a festival headline set. You can tell he's getting back into techno. Not that many "big...
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 16 & WMC 2014

    Wait, does the dude in Krewella not even 'perform' with them at shows anymore? It's just the two chicks in front of backing tracks? Or is the live feed somehow obfuscating his very existence?
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 16 & WMC 2014

    Gah. Garrix is just so... boring. Boring boring boring. I'm no huge "anti mainstream EDM" guy or anything, but dear god this is dull. Same tempo, same builds, same drum patterns, same sounds, etc...
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    Re: Osheaga 2014

    Osheaga is pretty well done. I went in 2011 and 2012. It's in a huge island park right in the middle of Montreal; you can just take the subway there and back; super convenient (although the subway...
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    Re: Burning Man 2014: Caravansary

    Got my tix on Wed through the directed sale. Going to be Burning Man #6 for me. Last year started going w/ AutoSub out of Boston. We're right on the Esplanade, have a big dome where we do aerial silk...
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    Re: Burning Man 2013

    Woo-hoo, ticket showed up yesterday. I'm heading back home, and I switched camps this year. Used to be with Playa Surfers (*great* group out of LA, they're the group bringing the massive Tiki Island...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    And... two weekend 2 passes bought! That was pretty painless.
  15. Re: Weekend Two 2013 - wasn't this the best one yet?

    Yeah, this was my 12th one and it's definitely up there in my favorites. Nothing was too crowded, never had to wait long for shuttles or to get through security, all the acts I wanted to see started...
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    Re: LIVE STREAM DISCUSSION

    Okay, this Moby set looks crazy fun. A nice antidote to all the slowwwww trap and dubstep.
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    Re: LIVE STREAM DISCUSSION

    Holy &@^# that's a lot of people at Bassnectar. That new Sahara tent must be absolutely huge.
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    Re: Predict the most oversold stages

    I think Janelle Monae is going to be crazy packed. Especially the second half of her set when basically the *only* other stage going is Hawtin in Yuma.

    I'd also say Grimes is going to get crazy...
  19. Re: Goldenvoice and Arts & Crafts Present

    There will probably be significant overlap in the lineups of this new fest and Osheaga (which is a fantastic festival) up in Montreal, which runs 8/2-4. I guess if bands schedule it right they could...
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    Re: Boston Calling 2013 5.25-5.26

    Ra Ra Riot are from Syracuse, so there's a bit of local-esque homerism at play. They generally sell out the Palladium every time they play here. Although now that their smoking hot cellist has left...
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    Boston Calling 2013 5.25-5.26

    So this just got announced:

    http://bostoncalling.com/
    http://bostoncalling.com/wp-content/uploads/thumbnail.jpg

    Right in the middle of downtown Boston at City Hall. Hmm.

    (I'll definitely be...
  22. Re: Coachella Meltdown - Who Will It Be in 2013?

    In one of the earlier years I remember Ant (the DJ in Atmosphere) get increasingly pissed that the heat was warping his records, to the point where he started throwing them ninja-star style at the...
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    Re: Burning Man 2013

    Yup. And even with the ticket fiasco last year, it was *trivial* to find face-value-to-below-face Burning Man tickets in SF and LA in the week leading up to the event.

    Now i've got my choice to...
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    Re: 2013 - Worst find so far.

    Man, I would give anything to see an Evens "kid show" where he berates the child audience in full-on Fugazi fashion.

    "I saw you two guys earlier at the consumer truck and you were eating your ice...
  25. Re: Recommendations please: Visually Appealing Shows... a la Empire of the Sun...

    Infected Mushroom's new touring setup is pretty cool. I saw it last week and it looks better in person than it does in the YT clips.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AvjTkExkgM
    They also upgraded...
  26. Re: Rate The 2013 Acts You've Already Seen As Live Performers

    I'm going to skip all the acts I've seen that I thought were just "OK", and instead focus in on the ones that were way above or way below expectations.

    Do. Not. Miss.
    - Sigur Ros. They destroy...
  27. Re: Scalper heaven: already 2,000 Coachella tickets on StubHub (and counting)

    Yeah, the prices will fall to reasonable levels very quickly. You could get tix at face value for weekend 1 in the week leading up to it last year, and tix for below face value for weekend 2 in the...
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    Re: FRONT GATE TICKETS = JOKE

    yeah, got past billing page, then it crashed, then it told me I was completely logged out, and now i've had to completely start over, and it's frozen looking for tickets that almost certainly aren't...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Now I just got a page telling me I have been logged out. DOUBLE BUSH LEAGUE, GV
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    yup, got past billing page, then delivery page wouldn't load, system timed out; can't get anything to load now.

    BUSH LEAGUE, GV
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    Re: Who managed to get a ticket ?

    got past the billing page, delivery page wouldn't load, and now the system appears to have crashed. awesome.
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    Re: Wu Tang Clan

    I think we need to pick one of them and become some sort of unofficial fan club with signs and chanting. Let's make U-God's day. Maybe we all wear golden armbands or something?

    But yeah, Wu-Tang...
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    Re: METRIC

    Saw them do a headlining set at Osheaga festival up in Montreal last August, and I was really pleasantly surprised at how well they filled a "main stage" / "headliner" sort of set. Felt like they...
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    Re: POLICA 2013

    Saw them live at Osheaga last August, a pretty fun set. Dual drummers live give it a nice foundation.
  35. Re: THE STONE ROSES --- This is why they're fucking headlining.

    I wish I was making this conversation up

    friend: "Stone Roses? That'll be cool. I think I saw a clip of them playing Glastonbury where they had a whole black chorus up there, and this massive...
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    Re: BILL YOUR COACHELLA 2013

    I'll bite:

    http://i.imgur.com/t6b67ZY.jpg
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    Re: Burning Man 2013

    Just as the Coachella message board doesn't represent 99% of the average Coachella-going populace, eplaya doesn't represent 99% of the average burner. It's a great resource, but it's not necessarily...
  38. Re: Your top 5 performances from 2012 (weekend two edition)

    This was a great Coachella all-around, it's hard to pick 5:

    - Refused
    - Dre & Snoop
    - Hives
    - Pulp
    - Company Flow
  39. Re: that was hands down theworst display of EDM ever.....

    DEMF/Movement for techno and house goodness with relatively little cheese. Drawback is you lose the visual spectacle.
    If you want really abstract / experimental stuff along with surreal A/V...
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    Re: AMON TOBIN: ISAM

    I'd actually advise against it. For the full ISAM effect you actually want to be a little bit back. Too close and the video projections are too... video-projection-y. Kind of like how you don't want...
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    Re: Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

    Man, if they made a Nate Dogg hologram, they need to commercialize it ASAP. Imagine having a portable Nate Dogg Hologram you could bring with you everywhere do sing hooks and random breakdowns now...
  42. Re: Things That Will Not Be Overheard At Coachella 2012

    "I was in the Sahara all weekend, and I never heard 'Levels' once! What the hell?"
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    Re: Osheaga 2012

    Pulled the trigger and bought a ticket today, even though none of my normal festival friends sound all that interested in coming along (Coachella is enough for them I think). Luckily it's just a...
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    Re: Osheaga 2012

    Oh man, I may be seeing half these bands at Coachella anyway, but I am so down for Osheaga. I've never been, but I love Montreal, and

    (a) Montreal in August is quite nice
    (b) festival + poutine =...
  45. New pedestrian plan kills "Secret Garden" parking, right?

    We've been using the "Secret Garden" lot the last few years (don't mind a little extra walk at the beginning of the day to avoid the total traffic cluster@&#% getting out of the official lots at the...
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    Re: EDC Las Vegas 2012

    Dave Clarke's "Fabric 60" mix is also super-choice. It's a bit all over the place, with some straight up techno, some really dark techno, even some darkwave-y gothic sort of tunes, but it all flows...
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    Re: Méa - Late Add

    This is just the same stuff as Jupiter's Ring, or Whitestarr, any number of really small, "doing someone a favor" acts that always end up playing at 12:30. It happens every year.
  48. Psybient Soiree 3/30-4/1 , Hallucinogen Live, Shpongle, Ott, Phutureprimitive, etc

    Anyone heard anything about this?

    http://rocknrollresort.com/v2/

    It's held at some resort in New York, basically you get a room, meal plan, and then everything happens on-site.

    Some new...
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    Re: Burning Man 2012

    Mal*Mart is coming back this year, that crazy 6-story tall multi-purpose thing that might have skipped 2011. Playa Surfers are definitely going to be there with the motorized surfboards.
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    Re: Things Coachella should bring back

    They need to bring the Flaming Lotus Girls art projects back. Serpent Mother was totally jaw-dropping.
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