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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    With Alt J as "headliners" that day on Orange? My guess would be Priest will headline on Orange that night, DFA1979 will close black.
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Can anyone that's been to the Chicago one comment on the VIP? We don't drink alcohol so the drink tickets are meaningless to us - we just care about the viewing areas. Are they terrible like FFF or...
  3. Thread: Bonnaroo 2014

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    Re: Bonnaroo 2014

    Maybe it is an NYC thing, because I agree with Spooks. I like this lineup best of the big fest American lineups so far. And I was also underwhelmed by Coachella's lineup for the first time since I...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    Lovely writeup!

    I went as well and very much enjoyed the fest. There were a few problems (biggest was yellow tent was too small for who they booked there) but it didn't really get in the way of me...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    My plan so far--

    Thursday Night -- The Tontons/Kurt Vile @ Mohawk --> Pop 1280 @ Beerland

    Friday -- Probably sleep in/relaxed breakfast but arrive in time to catch Mac Demarco --> Patton Oswalt...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    http://us.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/category.jsp?id=AFTERFEST&10182013&cm_mmc=Social-_-TW-_-20131021-_-afterfest

    That Simian Mobile Disco show at ACL Live is back now with Twin Shadow....
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    Full schedule (Nites and fest) is now available via the FFF app.

    I just took a glance - Tenacious D is on the Yellow Stage not even headlining (?!). Sparks and Bill Callahan also on Yellow Stage....
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    As a geek that likes to obsess about the schedule for as long as possible, that's great news for me!

    Also my plane ticket to Austin is for Tuesday to Tuesday but my lodging isn't reserved until...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    They've sort of amended that since -



    I realize this sort of directly contradicts what they wrote yesterday. Though I was most excited about the schedule, I'm also interested to see what...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2013

    Agree 100%. Also, this is the 2nd year in a row the Outside Lands thread post-fest has become about people attacking those who choose to criticize with suggestions like 'lower your expectations' and...
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    Re: First City Festival 2013 ( Monterey Ca)

    I did google before I wrote that, I swear! Superfly's website header says "Superfly Presents: Bonnaroo - Outside Lands - Great Googamooga -- www.superflypresents.com/

    Even if they have nothing to...
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    Re: First City Festival 2013 ( Monterey Ca)

    I hope it makes it for selfish reasons. I have lots of friends in SF so I've been looking here on this board at their music fest threads to go to one next year. Bottle Rock looks doomed (and...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    I bought early bird so for me it's an extra $200. But yeah that's how I understand it. My guess is they may announce some big Nites shows to get people to spring for it for that reason (you get...
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    Re: Mountain Oasis Music Festival

    Google suggested to me capacity at the places was...

    US Cellular Arena - 7700
    Thomas Wolfe Theater - 2500
    Orange Peel - 1100
    Diane Waltham Theater - 500
    Asheville Music Hall - 400

    I'd love...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    I agree I'm not sure it's hostile so much as 'not giving a shit.'

    Though this news from 2 months ago is also interesting - especially combined with the latest news:
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    http://www.kutnews.org/post/turf-improvements-could-close-auditorium-shores-year

    Any idea where it would move to? Would it be cancelled? I literally just bought plane tickets to this...
  17. Re: (WE1) general admission 3-day pass for $325

    Weekend one is down to $250 on Stubhub. And they give you a refund/try to replace if it's bunk. So I am not so certain anyone should want your offer.
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Interesting! But then if we assume the current Camber Sands weekends are breaking/even-making a profit (I think a safe assumption?), what is the difference between doing it in the UK & doing it here...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    I kinda like playing "if I was throwing an ATP-style music festival.' I think their biggest mistake was not finding a space like the one they have in the UK. It's simple there - sell all the rooms...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    In the psych fest thread new capacity is stated at 8k. ATP was around 3k so it's nearly triple. Also while I like the psych fest lineup you're wrong to say it's comparable/superior to an ATP lineup...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest (ATX) 2012

    Early bird tix now on sale for 2013 - just bought mine
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    RE: Asbury Lanes --- I agree with everything you wrote about Asbury; I also loved it and also got in to everything I wanted to see (by being there just a little early). I think if they had stayed...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Big thanks to Spooks for finding cheap last minute 3 days passes to this.

    I'd only attended Asbury previously so that's my only comparison.

    Positives -

    * Great sound on both stages. The...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    from Jonathan Toubin's Facebook -



    A quick google showed me Liberty Hall is the basement bar at the Ace Hotel, which is about 3 miles from the festival site.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2012

    I think I understood his point and I agree. Your point of view ("I have a great time at every music festival I go to. I dislike complaints" to paraphrase) is boring at best and hurtful at worst to...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    I admit I was being a bit 'half empty' in my prior post. However, non-headliners at Convention Hall sounded fairly terrible and there is no Paramount Theater at this new venue and I'm worried about...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    I was convinced away as was my gf and friends. I'm seeing Godspeed in Hudson. There's nothing special about a festival in NYC. Now they're just denying great bands the ability to headline at great...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Last year at ATP Asbury headliners played either 1hr 15min (Jeff Mangum, Bonnie Prince Billy), 90 minutes (Portishead, A Silver Mt. Zion) to 2 hours (Swans). Bands before headliners tended to be 45...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    ATP Reschedules IBYM Tokyo

    Posted today. First Magnum UK event rescheduled and now this one. Makes me nervous to ever buy plane tickets for an ATP event.

    Unrelated, but as someone that's...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    If they are the Sunday headliner then they'll be at the Convention Hall. Who wants the nonsense repeated that happened with Jeff Mangum last year because he was in the Paramount?

    I assume (hope?)...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Anyone else think they are (or were) trying to get Slayer for Friday night like IBYM London?

    As much as I'd enjoy seeing Slayer perform "Reign In Blood," I'll be a bit relieved if this doesn't...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    From a comment (by ATP) on the Wall of ATP's FB page yesterday about the Asbury Park announcement - "All Tomorrow's Parties - Still locking in confirmations so will be a few more days yet, sorry to...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Are they really needed? The area has decent enough food, even inside the convention center. It seemed unnecessary.

    Also count me in as being furious at The Empress for nearly tripling their...
  34. Thread: Moogfest 2011

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    Re: Moogfest 2011

    Great photos.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I love this summary of him. Though I always sensed something a little pro-consumer/pro-advertising about his whole schtick. Unlike, say, Banksy, who I think is legitimately conscious of class...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Got the Swans LP "My Father..." which ended up being signed on the back by Michael Gira. Which was a nice, happy bonus.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Yes. I'm furious with myself for not saying something as it was happening. Just not my nature, really.

    Favorite set was Swans.

    Left Convention Hall after first Chavez song because the sound...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Just announced shellac playing 2nd show at asbury lanes tomorrow - 12:15 door 12:45 show
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    My gf tells me we were more 3:20/3:25 - we were right at the beginning of the paramount stairs. No - no one I was standing with on line was seated near us that I noticed.

    It's sort of worse to me...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Did anyone else get screwed with the Jeff Mangum tix/seats? We did. Here's what happened:

    Email we got from ATP said tickets would be given out first come/first serve for Jeff Mangum at checkin,...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    It hadn't (I don't think). Nice! Good news. :-)
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    http://www.atpfestival.com/events/ibymasburypark/view/timesasb.php

    Schedule on the website linked above has two discrepancies with the card - The Mangum set on the website remains 1:15 long and...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Full joking!

    I think what cs5000 said - more specifically I think they'll move over People of the North to earlier in the day and push Public Enemy against Mt. Zion. Which makes Sunday pretty...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I really hope this doesn't end up creating a Public Enemy / Thee Silver Mt. Zion conflict.

    Though, since Portisheads' (former?) drummer played with Radiohead on SNL in NYC last night, I'll accept...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/000047378E2F938C?artistid=1551481&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1

    With password 'bonus' I just pulled Row N. So people buying these Jeff Mangum Sunday Ticketmaster...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I'm curious about this specifically with Jeff Mangum to BPB. With (likely) all 1600 people moving from the Paramount to Convention Hall at the end of Mangum's set, will BPB's set be delayed to allow...
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    Re: Virgin Mobile Free Fest 2011

    We had a good time as well. Great sound, decent lineup, stadium-event type food (bad; very overpriced). Got early and camped in good Pavilion stage seats the whole time since we were more...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Saw Hannibal Buress tonight. Very, very funny. Friday is easily the most packed day of ATP for me music-wise, so I surely won't be seeing him because of a conflict - but if your music tastes don't...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    You can have my Empress reservation if you'd be so kind as to buy my 2 tickets at face value.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    New Mogwai EP available to listen here -

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2011/sep/07/mogwai-earth-division-ep-stream?CMP=twt_gu

    I was quite unimpressed with their new album (and a...
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