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  1. Thread: Reddit

    by arthurbang
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    Re: Reddit

    Thanks for all these suggestions. I just started using reddit, mostly to promote my website/blog and the specific subreddits are a really good tool for bringing people to the site.
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2014

    My wife and I are going to Japan for the first time in October. Now I wish we had gone for Fuji Rock instead.
  3. Thread: Spotify

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    Re: Spotify

    I think I posted here before but I've been adding some Spotify playlists to my site on a weekly basis, and I thought people here would enjoy them too. Every week I do an hour long playlist with a...
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    Re: Jenny Lewis 2015

    I think she'll be there. Every year my wife and I have seen her in concert (Rilo Kiley, Jenny & Johnny, solo) she's also been at Coachella within the same year, not to mention Postal Service last...
  5. Thread: Weird Al

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    Re: Weird Al

    Al's always been surprisingly good at rapping ("Amish Paradise", "White and Nerdy", "Couch Potato")... Congrats BTW to Al for his first ever #1 album in his 30+ year career.
  6. Thread: Weird Al

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    Re: Weird Al

    Yes! A Coachella appearance would be great. He says he's going on a huge world tour in 2015. My first concert was also Al, back in 1985 at the Greek Theater.

    By the way, the Pixies style-parody...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Got 4 LPs this week...

    Sia - 1000 Forms Of Fear
    Hot Chip - One Life Stand
    Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
    Courtney Barnett - The Double EP
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I'm actually having a frustrating experience with What's My Rupture records. I ordered the Parquet Courts album "Light Up Gold" on vinyl from the record label site about a month ago (mostly because...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I guess Demon Days is OOP right? I was looking online and only found the self-titled, and Plastic Beach on vinyl.
  10. Re: Late Add Request: FAITH NO MORE (FNM threads will be merged here)

    Can't wait to get recorded versions of any new material... I saw the videos from today, but the sound quality is not great!
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Picked up Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal on vinyl this weekend. For what it's worth, there's a download code inside, even though it's not mentioned on the packaging.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I was only wondering because the cleaning kit that Crosley sells (available on Amazon) comes with a cleaning brush and "cleaning solution" but if you look at the bottle, it turns out it's only...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    So, you use distilled water and what would you wipe them down with? I guess a cloth would work.

    I've noticed that a few recent LPs I've purchased have skipped, even on first plays (Tune-Yards,...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    What are some of your recommendations for liquid cleaning your vinyl LPs? Should I use a distilled water, regular water, or would some other form of liquid be better?
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Just pre-ordered the new Jenny Lewis album "The Voyager" on vinyl through Amazon. It's on her site for the same price, but they want $7-8 for shipping.

    I was hoping the new Sia would be out on...
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    Sticky: Re: Festival Supreme 2013

    Ticket prices have been announced in the press releases, but not on the actual site. $99 for a single day pass, or $250 for VIP.
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    Sticky: Re: Festival Supreme 2013

    Yes. I will be buying tickets tomorrow. Sales are through frontgate.com so I'm wondering if there would be a payment plan, as they surprisingly had for FYF this year... If so, I may get the VIP...
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    Poll: Re: Should Coachella do away with pre-sale?

    That's a great idea! I would do this every year.
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    Re: weekend one or two?

    Agreed... 2015 will be my 3rd year in a row of doing weekend 2
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    Re: Payment Plan Issues

    The payment plan definitely showed up for my weekend 2 order but I was keeping an eye out for it... There's no way I could have afforded the entire thing right now.
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    So, I'm assuming that no matter what sells out today, they are still holding a block of tickets for the general onsale in January?
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    I'm really surprised it's selling as fast as it is, but I guess I shouldn't be...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Same here... bought mine around 10:12 for weekend two
  24. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Presidents of the USA!
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    Re: 2015 wish list

    Based on album releases, and other current tour dates, I'd expect to see:

    The Black Keys
    Jack White
    Tune-Yards
    Spoon
    Jenny Lewis
    St. Vincent
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    It could be that it isn't necessarily sold out, but just not on sale this far in advance... it's always hard to say...

    I did however find some hotels searching tonight that didn't come up for me...
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    Re: Question about Presales for 2015

    I was at my sister in law's college graduation last year during the onsale for 2014 presale and I did the whole purchase on an iPhone. I did get booted a few times though, and had to completely...
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    Some sites won't let me even select the weekend 2 dates yet, but for those that do have them listed, the prices are a lot more than normal... I've been staying down in Palm Springs for the past 7 or...
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    Re: Security Personnel Incompetence

    Umbrellas are my pet peeve for Coachella security... My wife ends up buying one every year because we don't want to risk them not letting us bring one in. They haven't been on the not-allowed list...
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    Re: Security Personnel Incompetence

    My only complaint every year is that when they are doing the bag searches and pat-downs, it's completely different depending on which person you get conducting the search. They still rarely let...
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    Re: Mr Little Jeans

    I saw her at a free show near South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa a couple of years ago with Wildcat Wildcat and Gardens and Villa. At the time, she had only released a couple of covers. I'll have to...
  32. Poll: Re: ~~ Official 2014 Lineup Approval Rating ~~ (POST-fest)

    I'm still rating it average... it was a "good" Coachella for me, but I've been to better. My wife and I usually have 7 or 8 bands a day we are excited to see. This year that's about all we were...
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    Re: Win Butler is a twat

    I don't know how many people eventually ended up at the main stage for Beck and Arcade Fire, because I was near the front, but the crowd for Calvin Harris was one of the largest I've ever seen at...
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    Re: Win Butler is a twat

    I don't know how many people eventually ended up at the main stage for Beck and Arcade Fire, because I was near the front, but the crowd for Calvin Harris was one of the largest I've ever seen at...
  35. Re: deadmau5 slams Arcade Fire for EDM diss at Coachella

    I side with Arcade Fire on this one... As "talented" as some of these DJ's might be at home, or in the studio, they are literally doing next to nothing at these festivals but hitting play on an...
  36. Re: Is Coachella Usually This Dangerously Packed?

    I'm not sure what year was the most crowded (it probably WAS 2010) but this year was far from crowded. But that doesn't mean that certain stages won't get full from time to time. I didn't make it...
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    Re: Question about Presales for 2015

    And the nice thing about the presale is that it usually goes on for several days, maybe a full week, before they stop and save the rest of the tickets for when the lineup comes out in January. It's...
  38. Thread: BECK

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    Re: BECK

    Beck has an amazing live band.... they've been with him for awhile. The keyboardist, Roger Joseph Manning Jr., is from one of my favorite 90's bands Jellyfish.
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    Re: Question about Presales for 2015

    Last year was around May 21st or so... They've done it in May for at least the last two years, and then when you do the layaway, it breaks it down in manageable monthly payments.
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    Re: Win Butler is a twat

    I don't think I've seen a band as polarizing as Arcade Fire on here... as an AF fan, I don't even understand how we could all be watching the same show and having such different opinions. For me, I...
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    Re: Weekend 1 vs Weekend 2

    Same for my wife and I... we were sad to see such a huge crowd for a "DJ" who might as well have just recorded his entire set at home and just pressed play.. Then they all left and we got a good spot...
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    Poll: Re: Do you think Coachella needs a 4th day?

    I've been wanting a 4th day for awhile now, but only because the 3 days go by too fast for me... That's not to say that 4 days wouldn't feel exactly the same, but I like what someone else...
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    Re: COACHELLA 2014 MERCHANDISE

    I wanted the shoes they were selling in the boutique but I'm a size 13 and the lady at the counter said they only came in size 11 or smaller. Where's the love for those of us with big feet?

    My...
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    Re: crazy things you've seen at coachella

    I have a co-worker with hair that's about that same length... She's probably in her early 20's and when you ask her about it, she'll tell you that she's never had a haircut... *blinks*
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    Re: My 1st Coachella.....a magical experience

    This was my 10th, and while not the best, it was definitely far from the worst... Sunday was my favorite day, by far...
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    Re: Funny things you saw/overheard

    A couple of things that stood out to me...

    When leaving Blood Orange's set yesterday, I heard a guy tell his girlfriend, "Man, that Blood Orange is the ORANGIEST!"

    And then on Saturday, I...
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    Re: list of all the surprise guests

    I don't know anything about Chance, but Childish Gambino does appear on her album, and vice versa...
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    Re: list of all the surprise guests

    Classixx had the same guests as week 1... YACHT, Nancy Whang and Sarah Chernoff
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    Re: Celebs you've met @ past coachella

    Didn't "meet" them but spotted Busy Phillips and Dave Foley in the VIP during Future Islands set...
  50. Thread: BECK

    by arthurbang
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    Re: BECK

    E-Pro
    Loser
    Black Tambourine
    One Foot In The Grave
    Devil's Haircut
    Sissyneck w/ Billie Jean
    Soldier Jane
    Blue Moon
    Lost Cause
    Debra
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