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    Re: Outstanding in The Field

    I seem to recall last year was supposed to be your last year for a while. :)
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    Re: Advice from Wkend 1 to Wkend2

    After attending the last 5 years this year I watched the webcast so take that FWIW. I'm not a techno guy at all, but I really liked Calvin Harris' set. I probably wouldn't have watched if I was there...
  3. Re: Your top five acts of Coachella 2014 (Weekend One Edition)

    1. The Pixies - really loved their setlist and Frank Black's voice sounded perfect.
    2. Bryan Ferry - totally amazing. really great song selection, though it seemed like he only played half or less...
  4. Re: The Unsung Heroes Of Coachella 2014

    Word. Watched the webcast for the first time this year after attending the last 5. The sound and production have been fantastic.
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    Re: Pet Shop Boys!!!!

    Agreed. PSB were brilliant. I've never seen so many costume changes in one set.
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    Re: Pixies Added Saturday!

    The Pixies were freaking amazing. Having seen them multiple times I'm glad they went with some less popular tracks (Nimrod Son and Ed is Dead were highlights for me). Best show of the festival so far...
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    Re: Best sets..friday editiom

    Attended since 2009. Weekend 1 since they've split, so I've never watched the webcast. First year watching it exclusively. Of the sets I watched, Jagwar Ma and Bryan Ferry were the best. Jagwar Ma...
  8. Re: Jagwar Ma: It's finally going to happen!

    Loved their set. Way better than the first time I saw them (SF, Rickshaw Stop). Maybe the fact that I was watching the webcast from my desk, rather than in stifling heat dealing with the sound bleed...
  9. The Replacements aren't on the webcast?

    What the what? After attending the last 5 years, I decided to take a pass this year, mostly due to the lukewarm lineup and the hassle of finding accommodations. Never having really watched the...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Anyone remember when the schedule was announced last year? Was thinking it was some time in June.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I quite like Battle Born. Of course, I'm also a big fan of Journey-style overly-grandiose rock ballads. It's a personal weakness.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    people are morons. they should definitely wait until it sells out completely. :)
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

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    Wonder how soon is "very soon". Seems like a virtual lock it will be before 4/15 like it usually is.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    GAMH and the Fillmore are the best, and extended to Oakland I'd include the Fox. The floor on the Fox is the best, esp since they have all the tiers where its super easy to see over the rest of the...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I did the same, since it was my first time using the app. Was comforted by next screen showing it was inclusive of fees.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Pulled two with the app. Did not get through with computer.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Bruce and Kayne would be two great gets. Would also love to see Elton John as the third. (bro, you're going to play in Tennessee but not SF? What the actual fuck?)
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Question about VIP. I've gone one day (non-VIP) last two years. It seemed like last year there was expanded VIP viewing at the "main" stage area (The one where The National and Sir Paul played). As...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Not far now. Looking like we'll have the lineup drop mid-April.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Um, Paul McCartney headlined one day. I do concur with your point how having the RHCP anywhere near the lineup can stain the entire festival, but Friday last year was amazing (especially The National...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    I never said that there were any Bonnaroo exclusives. I was responding to a post disclaiming The Knife as an exclusive. Though as far as I know Damon Albarn is not touring. At least not in the U.S....
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    Because their popularity isn't peaking? They played over Tom Waits (!) at Bridge School, playing a prominent spot here, headlining Sasquatch. Next year, they'll go back to being just another shitty...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    Yeah, but who could blame them for skipping the middle of the U.S. Anyone who would otherwise hinge their decision on the Knife will have an ample chance to see them.
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    Re: Will this year have the worst crowd?

    THIS. Especially the crowds at Florence and Grizzly Bear and on the weekend days.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    None that I know of. They are touring and playing tons of dates, including two in SF, so not in any way exclusive.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    They are a rock band who's popularity is peaking and about to fall off a cliff, ala Kings of Leon.
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    Re: Coachella vs. Bonnaroo

    Bonnaroo's lineup is like a holocaust of shitty jam bands and festival retreads, amirite?
    Some people are morons and should not reproduce.
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    Re: Coachella vs. Bonnaroo

    your opinion is bad and you should feel bad. But hey, if I were still a 25 year old tool (Muse rocks!!) I might share your opinion.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    No doubt. Same with MGMT before them. And QOTSA is this years Kings of Leon.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    I think the Bonnaroo lineup is stronger than Coachella this year - at least for me. By FAR better than the 2013 lineup. Kanye, Damon, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Phosphorescent, Elton freaking John....
  31. Re: Aftermarket seems cooler than last year

    continuing to drop btw. tix for both weekends are sub-$450 on eBay now.
  32. Re: FRIDAY Is The Single Best Day In Coachella History

    Friday is definitely the best day. I think Friday 09 might have been even better - Cage the Elephant, Los Campensinos, Ting Tings (naked wizard!), Franz Ferdinand, Leonard Cohen, Morrissey, Paul...
  33. Re: Aftermarket seems cooler than last year

    on ebay, not stubhub. here are just the first few closed auctions I pulled up

    $520
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  34. Aftermarket seems cooler than last year

    For all the grousing about last year's lineup (stone roses, oh, the horror), the aftermarket prices for tix right after the show sold out was solidly between $550-600/ticket.

    This year with the...
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    Re: Who Are Your Top 10 For 2014?

    Top 10:

    1. Afghan Whigs
    2. The Knife
    3. Arcade Fire
    4. Neutral Milk Hotel
    5. Pet Shop Boys
    6. Frank Turner
    7. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
    8. The Replacements
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    Re: Your Opinions on the 2014 Lineup

    THIS. Headliners are better on the whole than 2012. If I hadn't seen Arcade Fire and Muse to death I'd be more jazzed. The undercard this year is the weakest since I can remember (I've been attending...
  37. Re: Jagwar Ma: It's finally going to happen!

    One of my favorite albums of the year. MADCHESTER FOREVER!
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    Re: No one has mentioned THE CULT

    Honestly the first time I saw the lineup, I thought it was Cults. Friday is by far the best day (Afghan Whigs, Replacements, the Cult, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Bastille, Waxahatchee, Bryan...
  39. Re: The 2014 Lineup Sucks!!! Bitch about it here!!!

    Lazy bookings, too many retread bands. There are undoubtedly lots of great acts, I've just seen them all before, either at prior years Coachella or local shows in and around SF. I suppose its unreal...
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    Re: Frank Turner

    I'm likely not going to go because I'm not that psyched by the lineup, but Frank Turner is the Truth. He's an amazing live performer with a ton of great songs. Run, not walk to his set.
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    Re: Your Opinions on the 2014 Lineup

    The main weakness of the lineup is that almost every act is a repeat from the last 5 years. There are no 'bucket list' bands for me like the Stone Roses last year. I love Arcade Fire and think their...
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    Re: London Grammar for 2014

    I'm more surprised when those up and coming British/Euro "it" bands DON'T play Coachella. I think Chvrches, Lorde, and Bastille are a mortal lock.
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    Re: Fake Posters Thread 2014

    I met Justine a month ago or so and she says there is no chance that Elastica reforms. Though it would be awesome.

    My company is about to IPO, but I don't think I'll make enough to live my dream...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Could you be talking about the entrance at 30th/Fulton. It's where the shuttle dumps off the folks who parked off site at the Bill Graham Civic and is smack in the middle of the festival (just a...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Paul was incredible. Blew his 2009 set at Coachella out of the water. I thought the National were fantastic but I agree with the previous poster there was absolutely no energy for their set. I loved...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Yeah - I'm loving Sunday. Foals, Dawes, Hall & Oates, Willie Nelson, Emile Sande, Camper Van Beethoven/Cracker. Of course I just turned 40.
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    Re: Glastonbury anyone?

    Thanks so much for this! Only seen Portishead and the Stones full sets so far, so hopefully they'll keep these up for a week or so.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Bought a three day pass. Thinking of avoiding Saturday. Years ago it was just three single day tickets, which made it easy to sell one or more and keep the one you wanted to go for.

    Anyone know if...
  49. Re: To the whiners: Tickets to both weekends available -- no waiting.

    You buckle down and buy them again this year Gunz? Or are you sticking to your 'No Royskopp, no attendance' pledge.
  50. Re: Top 5 sets from 2013 (Weekend 2 edition)

    Wait, the Chili Peppers didn't play Scar Tissue weekend 1? I thought it was one of their biggest hits. I'm the farthest thing from a RHCP fan and that is one of the 5 or 6 songs by them I know.
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