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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    I could've gotten an Ocean Grove B&B for $300 for the entire weekend+ in Asbury Park. Now it's gonna be $300/night, or whatever kind of hike the Ace involves. Not happy at all.
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Sigh. Raised eyebrows obviously don't carry the same dismissive weight they once did.
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    hopeful != confident
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    In a response on their Band of Horses show thread on FB: "Yes unfortunately Sharon Van Etten is no longer able to play, new additions will be announced this Friday."

    /cue People's Eyebrow
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Probably as part of the comedy stage. He'll show up somewhere in the undercard before Louis CK closes the show.
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    Re: In depth review of Coachella 2007

    http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w148/desphrs/title-pic.jpg


    A personal travel diary, event overview, and concert rundown of the first -- and best? -- festival of the 2007 season.

    This is...
  7. Thread: bjorks set

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    Re: bjorks set

    Same here. Second half (more beats) was the better half. Overall a very good show, possibly great, certainly didn't blow me away.
  8. Thread: !!! kicked ass

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    Re: !!! kicked ass

    Agreed. Followed closely by Cornelius.
  9. Re: I got my brains bashed in by Soulwax last night...

    Indie-stiffs? Dude, Soulwax' opening date in Philly they had kids rushing the stage. (I should know, I was in the front bracing myself and pushing them back.)

    They played their entire set, live...
  10. Re: Which Artist do you think is going to bomb this year?

    Looking at the lineup, if Goldenvoice were as in tune with crowd vibes as one would hope, they'd put the Roots on right before Rage. One infuses politics with hip-hop; the other, vice versa; both put...
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    Re: Lake Cahuilla Soundsystem/"Playlist"?

    I guess it would depend on whomever's behind the wheels of steel -- or the iPod wheels -- at any given time, eh?
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    Lake Cahuilla Soundsystem/"Playlist"?

    Anyone at Lake Cahuilla bringing a PA or other sound system for the purposes of entertaining their area or those of surrounding campers?

    I was wondering if there was any interest in setting up...
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    Re: Cool Urb Coachella Article

    Just FYI, that DJ John Beaver -- who was quoted on page 2 of the article -- just joined the message boards and has two of those continuous Coachella mixes (with artists from this year's lineup)...
  14. Re: the libertines have reunited. BOOK 'EM DAN(I)O!

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/fa/Danno.jpg

    Hawaii Five-O. Badaassss. And it's "Dan-o," roight?
  15. Thread: SOULWAX

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    Re: SOULWAX

    The kickoff Philly date is actually an instance of one of (hometown boy!) Dave P's other regular parties, Making Time. It includes...

    Soulwax (doing Nite Versions and 2 Many DJ's sets)
    The...
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    Re: Bloc Party's New Album

    I dare say if you have a problem with the sounds on A Weekend in the City, producer Jacknife Lee should shoulder at least some of the blame.
  17. Re: A young'uns guide to purusing extensive artist discographies

    Introducing BOARDS OF CANADA: Orange!

    So, why the hell does everyone and their auntie want Boards of Canada to play Coachella? Two reasons: (1.) Their music is a stunning lo-fi take on (primarily)...
  18. Re: A young'uns guide to purusing extensive artist discographies

    Introducing THE ORB: We're pastie to be grill you!

    Innovators of the ambient-_____ genre post-Madchester (some would fill in the blank with "house," some with "dub"), slowing down rave beats and...
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    Re: Ratatat Hip Hop

    I have Ratatat's remixes of Kanye West and Memphis Bleek. Not bad at all.
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    Re: Bloc Party's New Album

    Silent Alarm and A Weekend in the City are both great, for different reasons. With Silent Alarm it was the production -- the buzzsaw guitars, Matt Tong sounding like he was using 7 hands to pound 3...
  21. Re: A young'uns guide to purusing extensive artist discographies

    Gotcha.

    I hereby claim THE ORB in the name of this thread. Watch for it.
  22. Re: A young'uns guide to purusing extensive artist discographies

    OK. I'm thoroughly confuzzled.

    I have probably six artists I could write about and sound like I have a good half of a brain, at least.

    Do I mention them all here and then do them?

    Do I do...
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    Re: Anybody down with TMBG?

    Um, did someone say "Fountains of Wayne"? ;)

    Although I think a Coachella set might be too short for TMBG, I think they'd make a great addition.
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    Poll: Re: Which Rental Car?

    I'll vouch for the Focus, having driven one in the past.

    And yah, they've grown a bit since I drove it, so I'd call it mid-size.
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    Re: Who popped your cherry?

    O werd? Neil was my first show too, right around the same age. Thankfully I noticed no brain-scarring panties. For me at the time it was all about "Heartlight," "Jonathan Livingston Seagull," and...
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    Re: To Anyone Who Doesn't Girl Talk

    If anyone's looking for something like what's been described here in terms of music sourced from the music of others, but without it sounding like Grandmaster Flash on speed, go watch Richie Hawtin's...
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    Re: Underworld US Tour 2007

    I'm so glad this thread is in the Lounge where it belongs, unlike that Daft-Punk-everywhere-except-Coachella monstrosity in the Lineup section.

    UW at Central Park, eh? If they don't play Coachella...
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    Re: tell me what to eat

    I will second the motion on beef jerky. I lived on it when camping at the '05 fest.
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    Re: Who Are Your Most Elusive Live Acts?

    Radiohead
    The Roots (and I live in Philly! WTF!)
    Genesis (I may have to skip the new reunion tour, too)
  30. Thread: Car Rentals

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    Re: Car Rentals

    I can't speak for prepaid credit cards, but if you're coming from out of town (e.g., flying into LAX) and can show Alamo Rent-a-Car a round-trip plane/train/ship ticket, the check card thing will...
  31. Re: The Official "I got my Ducat E mail today" Thread

    Ding!
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    Re: what to expect? view of coachella/map

    They also had one for the Outdoor Theatre. I watched Bloc Party's set from it.
  33. Re: If You Could Have Sex With One Musician Performing at Coachella

    The New Pornographers' Neko Case (NSFW - ganked from the Hot or Not thread)
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    Re: WHO IS YOUR ALL TME FAVORITE BAND?

    R.E.M.
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    Re: Daft Punk...Not at Coachella but Playing US

    Good Christ, 5 pages on a band that's not even playing Coachella this year?
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    Re: The ten crap acts of Coachella

    If everyone took this attitude this might actually be a half-decent thread. Having said that...

    Tapes'n'Tapes
    Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Amy Winehouse
    Stephen Marley ft. Junior Gong
    Kings of Leon...
  37. Thread: 1000 mile club

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    Re: 1000 mile club

    (Philly -> LA) + (LA -> Indio) = 2,738 miles
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    Re: Has it ever rained during the festival?

    Famous last words. :winkiss
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    Re: A thread for old people

    IAWTC. Neil Diamond is money.

    Speaking of money, I spent my Social Security on VIP passes.
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    Re: A thread for old people

    U KIDZ GET OFF MI LAWN
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    Re: does going to coachella by yourself suck?

    this post = $
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    Re: if you like .... you might like...

    SCORE! That's what we're talkin'bout...

    That's good for 3!
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    Re: "In the Dance Tent"

    Reasons for the Underworld buzz:

    - "RiverRun Project" online releases throughout 2005-06
    - Recent Billboard interview about "exotic location" performances (I paraphrase) in 2007-08
    - Breaking &...
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    Re: Anyone seen Peeping Tom live?

    I saw PT open for Gnarls Barkley in Philly. Solid, but the crowd wasn't into it -- not sure if it was Patton fans who aren't digging his trip-hop vibe or Gnarls fans who were like "Peeping who?"

    I...
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    Re: saddest day in america

    Curious. "Twice"? Define plz.
  46. Re: A Question for the coachella staff! and a salute from mexico

    PF, I actually think you're wrong here. There was also a handicapped-access platform at the Outdoor Theater last year -- I was on it for Bloc Party's set.
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    Re: Best Show You've Ever Been To!

    Daft Punk, Coachella '06. Best I've ever seen, no contest, nothing in the same league, others aren't even playing the same sport.

    After that, in no particular order:

    M.I.A. - Coachella '05...
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    Re: THE STONE ROSES!!!

    This year the part of the Stone Roses will be played by Happy Mondays. ;)
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    Re: RHCP on the Grammys

    The best things about RHCP's performance were Flea's LA Lakers warmup outfit and "Love to Ornette Coleman" -- coz the ceremony sure didn't show him any...
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    Re: groups being added to coachella discussion..

    Have you seen Stewart Copeland's Everyone Stares movie? Asia creamed their collective pants over the Police... if they make to that part of the world I expect a repeat.
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