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    Re: Are we losing humanity in music?

    I am glad that rock has become more niche oriented. There are so many more bands for me to like. And it is easier to see them close up live.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    I won tickets to Sunday on the specblog.com. I'm still trying to decide if it's worth going even for free. Violent Femmes would be cool, but saw them at Coachella. Maybe Kongos and I'm sorta of...
  3. Re: JAPANDROIDS. A great band that you should probably go see.

    I was just thinking I should put Celebration Rock on.
  4. Re: Your Top 5 Songs of the Summer - 2014 Edition

    Slip and Slide - Samuel L Cool J
    Jealous (I Ain't With It) - Chromeo
    Miserable - Tokyo Police Club
    Simple and Sure - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
    Lazaretto - Jack White

    And probably Ain't...
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    Re: Local Music in Your Area

    Neighborhood Creep, do you like Romantica? They're one of my favorites from your neck of the woods. I think their singer Ben Kyle is doing it solo now.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I really like when he goes Woah! at 1:47 in Red Eyes.
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    Re: a MICHAEL JACKSON thread

    Xscape is actually a lot of fun. A Place With No Name is my fave after one listen.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I don't need a happy song, but I was hoping for something that moves a bit. Give me a 'Get Some' or two, not happy, but up tempo. Lykke Li has such a unique voice, nine moody ballads seems like a...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I'm listening to Sun Kil Moon's Benji on spotify for the second time. I'm not sure I want to add this to my library or really acknowledge it too much. It is just so heartbreakingly beautiful. Or...
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    Re: a MICHAEL JACKSON thread

    It's pretty good, but I can see why it didn't make it onto an album.
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    Re: Local Music in Your Area

    Taylor Upsahl (Phoenix, AZ) - 14 year old singer-songwriter with a nice acoustic cover of Alt-J's Breezeblocks:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0STwnLYtnB0

    Listen to her full length on...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    And More! better be awesome or I'm staying home.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Full line-up is up now.

    http://www.summerendsmusicfestival.info/
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Hold Steady tickets purchased!
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Well, my curiosity is piqued. With the names mentioned so far, it sounds like a move in the right direction for Phoenix festivals at least.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Come see Vinyl Station with me this Thursday at Crescent.


    http://vimeo.com/90507182
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    Re: Local Music in Your Area

    Vinyl Station (Phoenix, AZ) - Two piece, singer-songwriter/rock band. Phoenicians, go see them them this Thursday at Crescent.


    http://vimeo.com/90507182
  18. Thread: Neko Case

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    Re: Neko Case

    Kelly Hogan. Yeah, she can sing.
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    Re: The National

    Not very.

    I'd love a National headlining set, but going on before the headliner would be more likely. At least they need to move over to the main.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Chvrches was fun last night. Sold out show at the Marquee and the big crowd was into it. The singer's voice sounded good live. She said it was their first time in Arizona, but she knew about it...
  21. Re: Weekend 2, Day 3, the last self indulgent diatribe

    I care, thanks for the write-up. I appreciate a take from anyone that was there. Much better than a list.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I hate to damn it with faint praise, but The War on Drugs's album is one of those that is really nice to start out the work day with.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I get what you are saying. It's not Americana like the genre, but Americana like embodying something American. More of a fuller, produced classic rock sound, than the more spare indie rock of their...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I'm digging the new Pains of Being Pure at Heart. It's a lot more fun than their self-titled.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Anyone going to The Naked and Famous tonight?
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Thanks. As a Mates of State fan, I'm digging this.
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    Re: My Sunday Writeup: This Just In...

    Appreciate the write ups, particularly this one.
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 Live Stream

    I couldn't get it on my TV with my Roku. It might be worth getting chromecast just for festival streams.

    Found Arcade Fire's set on YouTube. Great all the way to the end.
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    Re: Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 Live Stream

    The rebroadcast shut down and I was only part way through Arcade Fire. At least I got Power Out > Rebellion (Lies).
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    Re: Webcast Conflicts

    Says can't play on this device for me.
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    Re: Jagwar Ma: It's finally going to happen!

    On a computer at your desk, always the best way to enjoy live music. But, yeah, I liked their set, too.
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    Re: Weekend 2. Never again.

    This. Plus another week with the set times.
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    Re: Current Most Popular Acts in the App

    Set times could be the reason. They're only straight up against Future Islands and Dillon Francis.
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    Re: Bill Your 2014 Lineup

    Neko Case
    Grouplove - Girl Talk
    OutKast - Jagwar Ma - Haim - Chromeo - The Replacements - ZZ Ward - MS MR

    Chvrches
    Lorde - Banks
    Pixies - Julian Casablancas - Sleigh Bells - The Head And The...
  35. Thread: Spotify

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    Re: Spotify

    Folders have been around for a while. What I want to know is when they are going to add the rest of Aaliyah's catalog. I've got Age Ain't Nothing But A Number.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    This happened at Black Lips, too. He was cool, though, smiling and keeping the barrier in place and helping crowd surfers down.
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    Re: The dreaded wife / girlfriend conflict

    Always have your significant other pick what you see when you are 50/50 on a conflict or don't have a strong opinion. Better shot of getting your important sets later.
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    Re: Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA

    On Friday and Sunday, you have to choose between the #2 and #3 acts. That's rough. Otherwise, they've laid it out pretty well.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    The Black Lips were great. They brought a saxophone player our for Family Tree and Boys in the Wood, which was a nice bonus. The new stuff did sound great and they played the older stuff I wanted to...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    To actually be recognizable, I will wear a green JJ's cantina shirt. My other distinguishing characteristics: tall, white. I'm looking forward to this show. I'm digging Underneath the Rainbow....
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Anyone going to Black Lips tonight? I will be the guy wearing a shirt. Say hi.
  42. Re: Why coachella is better than all other festivals .

    It is in driving distance form my house .
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    93.9 KWSS Independent Radio

    Anyone else listen? I stumbled onto 93.9 a couple weeks ago. They play indie/alternative and mix in local bands, which is cool. I've heard Black Carl, Dry River Yacht Club, Black Moods, and others....
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    1. Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers
    2. The Hold Steady
    3. Tokyo Police Club
    4. Black Lips
    5. The War On Drugs
    6. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
    7. Angel Olsen
    8. Drive-By Truckers
    9. St....
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    Re: SATURDAY- 2014 Set Times Predictions Thread

    Coming of Age is such a bore.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I usually try to avoid Malkmus, but Chartjunk is great. Thanks for starting this again.
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    I use iTunes as I am a big fan of smart playlists. I use spotify to check new stuff out and it ends up as a repository for stuff not worth adding to my library.

    I discover new stuff here mainly....
  48. Thread: Misc. Art

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    Re: Misc. Art

    Wow, nice work. I really like the color one.
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    Hey billy, you should take this /?user=01gmg6.j4 out of the link. That way we don't have to see your mediocre taste. ;) And what, not interested in anybody on Sunday?
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    Re: Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA

    Man, this festival is built for me. I'd like to see basically everything in the first 12 lines. If I wasn't broke, I'd be buying plane tickets.
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