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    Re: WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY EATING/CRAVING?

    I had to make some breakfast this morning to calm my frayed nerves after the fucking construction woke me up for the fourth day in a row, so I had some applewood smoked bacon, cheesy scrambled eggs...
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    Re: Believe in the Steve - JustSteve

    You always know the creepiest things to say.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I was down in Long Beach to see P-Funk this weekend (they rocked the house) and I stopped by Amoeba to check out the dollar bin. Came away with:

    Deep Purple - In Rock
    Deep Purple - Burn
    Leonard...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    Anyone in the LA area should head out to Montebello sometime and visit J&S No. 3 to try the best breakfast burritos. They're super cheap, they're so flavorful and they are open 24/7/365. I think...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    I've got a Cismontane Flanders Red and Kern Just Outstanding in the fridge. Yesterday I picked up a six pack of June Lake Brewing's Deer Beer Brown, which is killer. They just started bottling...
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    Re: Believe in the Steve - JustSteve

    Good luck. That's pretty thrilling news.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    When I bought mine they had them on the showroom with a cloth basket in each slot, so basically it was an Ikea filing cabinet. As soon as I saw it I thought records.
  8. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    That last one looks like a killer two-fer.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I don't know why I rarely jump on his records right when they come out. Usually I wait a few months then am floored. Well, I'm midway through Manipulator, and I am floored. Today was a very good...
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    Re: Nvm Humanity is doomed

    Apparently a few years ago an 8-year old boy shot himself in the head when his dad let him test out an uzi. The recoil was so intense that it went straight back to him. The video that the networks...
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    Re: Nvm Humanity is doomed

    I think that's the real difference though. I learned how to shoot around that age, but no reasonable adult would ever take a kid that young (or most teenagers, for that matter) to shoot an uzi with...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    Eggs comprised many of the first dishes I learned to cook well. Poorly cooked eggs are terrible.
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    Yes. Yes.
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    Re: The Default Thread

    After 10am, no dice.
  15. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Pinback has been excellent every time I've seen them. They're such a tight band.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I'm just finishing up Merchandise's new one, After the End. I didn't much care for their last two releases despite some bright spots, mostly because they sounded so thin and rigid. That has...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    Not odd, but sounds pretty conservative. No potatoes? Cheese? Beans? Sauces? Those things make the breakfast burrito for me.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    THat does look excellent.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Expedit, although they may have changed the name when they changed the design somewhat?
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    Remember when silence was?
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    At least one member of that band is in a fun, drunk thrash band called Municipal Waste. Iron Reagan rips it.
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    You remember how instruments ruined music because they were tools rather than just the pure expression of the human voice?

    Remember how scales ruined the essence that is one note?
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I bet Coldplay did.
  24. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Good luck with that. They very rarely play shows. Yet another reason that everyone should have caught them.

    But yeah, they're absolutely excellent live. I've seen them three times and each show...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    I just realized that, even if I get this job I recently interviewed for, my first payday in a few months will be October 1st. So I may have to come celebrate that at Hardly Strictly.
  26. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I prefer Echo Park to Chinatown.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Lose by Cymbals Eat Guitars is pretty good. It's got a fairly disparate sound, jumping between 90s indie/emo, acoustic rock stuff, guitar heroics and one song that sounds straight out of the 80s. ...
  28. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I more thought it was because, while good, Joyce Manor isn't on the same level as Slint, so there was really no reason to see them at FYF.
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    That is exactly why I've gone back to FYF so many times and why I have such devotion to them. Back when it was just an Echo/Echoplex/Jensen Rec thing, it was a smallish group of very similar-minded...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    The first R film I saw was definitely Fargo. Parents made us cover our eyes during the sex scene but we were allowed to watch the wood-chipper scene. Afterwards, my mom remarked that it would have...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    That looks to me like Oberst is curating a stage.
  32. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Welcome.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Water! Now two for the price of three!
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Hahaha. I have noticed the same thing whenever I've seen them play that song.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Hmmm...
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    I just realized that tmach might be a reference to me and not tmac?

    I'm part Cherokee, boi.
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    Re: Courtney's Guide to Etiquette

    So, on that note:

    My best friend is getting married in two weeks (to someone that we've both been friends with for nearly a decade now.) I am broke beyond broke, and in large part because I'm...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    If they're print-em-outs you can just download the PDFs and email them to someone.

    If it weren't a 5 hour drive I'd take one from you in a heartbeat, and I'm wiped out as hell right now.
  39. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I've had lobster rolls in Maine, and Cousins' does a roll every bit as good as the ones you get over there.
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    Do you guys remember when recorded music ruined music and how we listen to it forever? Or how the microphone completely destroyed the integrity of any true performers? Or how electric instruments...
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    Who cares?
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    My dad likes a majority of those bands.
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    I don't really think they want to be boring at all.
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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    Damn, I didn't know Courtney Barnett was owned by Guedita.
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    Re: New Aphex Twin Album: SYRO

    The regular 3xLP is up for presale at either $31.99 or $32.99, I can't recall which. That price is for the super-limited version.
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    Beat Happening is always a selling point for me.
  47. Thread: Hiking!!

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    Re: Hiking!!

    Damn dude! With Mono in the name I should be close, but I feel like that's probably an 8+ hour drive away?

    Edit: Looks like it's about 30 miles from where I live, and it'd take me 7 hours to get...
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    Re: What is your "Best Of"?

    Parliament

    P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)
    Bop Gun
    Do That Stuff
    Up For the Downstroke
    Doctor Funkenstein
    Give Up The Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucka)
    Funkentelechy
    I've Been Watching You...
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    Re: What is your "Best Of"?

    I mean, I disagree there, but I Would Hurt A Fly is probably the best thing Built To Spill will ever record, and one of the best songs of the 90s.
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    Re: What is your "Best Of"?

    From an old, ridiculous video my friend used to play all the time.
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