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    Re: U2 Discussion 2014

    No one should expect a masterpiece from U2 these days, but no way in hell is this worse than or even close to as bad as NLOTH, which was basically the pinnacle of pompous Eno garbage (and I say that...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    They're guaranteeing a Darkside reunion at a future FYF? Sweet.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I thought Grimes' sound was pretty muddled, but that was the only set I had a sound problem with. Granted, I was really far back.

    Sunday main stage aside, which was a god awful crowd, I also had...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    FYF knew they fucked up Saturday, and I assume Sean was both disappointed and angry too. But even with everything they improved Sunday (i.e. all of it), I still missed my toxic cloud of dust in LA...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    One more gripe I forgot about yesterday - for all the overzealous security guards, what was with none of them stopping people from sitting ON TOP OF the barricades surrounding the sound booth at the...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I still feel like the arena's gonna be hellish for Darkside, but at least they're doing something.


    Yep, I now realize I accidentally did the same thing. Walking in from the north side, you...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    It sounds like I seriously lucked out yesterday in multiple ways. Taking the metro, I walked right up to where the line on the street was entering the stupidly small opening in the fence at 39th, so...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    The lobster truck with the lobster skewers sounds really fucking good, so probably that, because we non-rich people can't have nice things.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Happy to see such a large food truck selection. I don't know how it was last year, but I felt the food choices in 2012 were terrible.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Seriously? I like Haim, but seriously? Though if you think that's bad, The Strokes will have all-day campers guaranteed. Though they might cook on the hot pavement. Your best chance for a "good spot"...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Julian Casablancas' solo set.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Conflicts aren't too crushing for me. I can live with missing Phoenix and only seeing half of Caribou. Though I guess some of it depends on how burnt out I get from running back and forth from the...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    That's gonna be a really fun bottleneck of people moving from the main stage to the exit at the end of each night.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Tears for Fears
    The Wiltern
    Tue, Sep 23rd

    Placebo
    Club Nokia
    Fri, Oct 24th
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Headlined.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I know they're not an exciting choice in the slightest, but the ultimate festival whores known as The Black Keys have somehow not headlined yet. And they have a new album out.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Agreed. Even though like Coachella, I moaned about the OSL lineup a bit, both look better in retrospect given how weak so many other festivals look this year. No one else got Petty.

    Did anyone...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I ended up seeing Jenny Lewis in light of Chvrches' cancellation, whose projects I've always liked but never loved, but that cancellation seemed to be all I heard people talking about all day. Not...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    While I highly disagree with whoever said Warpaint aren't very good live, that was probably my least favorite set I've caught from them. They should've been on the Sutro. Friday in general was a...
  20. Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    Hearing "Ocean of Noise" made me quite happy last night. Looks like that's also the end of the Reflektor tour run for me, so great show to go out on.
  21. Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    Pssh, Deacon brought the house down last night. Much more so than the disappointingly middling crowd response for The Unicorns. But people went wild for Deacon.

    Didn't go the first night so I'm...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I was a bit disappointed at first, but if that extra void means a longer time for a band like Slowdive or Interpol (unfortunately, we don't know what bands were planned for Death Grips' stage), I'll...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    FYF Twitter says Strokes show is not true.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Yeah, I'm a bit worried about that Warpaint crowd, just because in my experiences, any stage Tegan and Sara is playing tends to attract the worst people in the world (i.e. Blackberry-twiddling...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I'm thinking of doing that, but that's only because I've seen both Kanye and AM before. If AM is too packed in at that bottleneck, I'll walk back to Kanye.
    Can't speak for Flume, but having seen...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I can't stop laughing at that tweet. I hope all those stupid fucks have to keep wearing it for the next month.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    No comedy this year unfortunately. They replied to a FB post and said that it didn't work out with the venue change, but it'll be back next year.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Had that issue in 2012 when I realized months later that I stupidly put the wrong address. That was when the event was ticketed, so they sent me new ones easily, but since it's wristbands this year,...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I thought Courtney Barnett was great at Coachella.

    Still, you're gonna miss several great acts no matter what you do that Sunday afternoon.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    The songs off AM are decent live, but with only 75 minutes, I feel like they'll go light on the older material. Having seen Tegan and Sara a few times, their current tour is their worst, so I'll be...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    No email yet for me either.

    And if we're still discussing Blood Orange, go see him by all means possible. Haven't seen him in a few years (Coachella had a conflict) but I plan on fixing that here.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    That's what I'm thinking. Probably gonna do Lykke Li because I have a feeling she'll stop touring well before Spoon does, who don't even have their new album out yet.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I knew Spoon vs. Lykke Li was probably inevitable, but still, fuck.

    Minimal complaints for Friday and Saturday, though.
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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Ooof, this looks sad:
    http://instagram.com/p/qneesmlz79/
    http://instagram.com/p/qnXB0kFnX-/
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    While this year selling out seemed inevitable, I think the quickness (less than a month, if I recall?) caught a lot of people off-guard, so I'm glad many of you got another chance after all without...
  36. Re: "Classic" songs that you could go without hearing for 10 years.

    Okay fair enough. Mainly meant Genesis and his solo stuff.
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    Anything Phil Collins has ever touched.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I'm honestly pretty excited for Lewis Black, and also happy he'll be on the Friday, which is easily my emptiest day.

    Night shows...yeah, I'll echo everyone else's thoughts. Skip. Was really hoping...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Cool, thanks. I've ridden the Metro before, just not that particular line, though I'm not sure my card is still lying around anywhere.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Ranger Dave says Barbary lineup tomorrow as well. Lauren Lapkus tweeted that she'll be on there.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I'm always sketchy about parking in the USC area for a number of reasons. Usually I'll suck up and pay a hefty parking fee (like for Shrine shows), but for two days, I might do the Metro. I've never...
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    Re: interpol return to studio

    New track is decent. I think everyone, including the band themselves, realizes they'll never recapture the greatness of the first two albums, but these first two fairly upbeat tracks are preferable...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    For what it's worth, Pink Mountaintops are now once again listed on the site, so who fucking knows.
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    Re: Sunset Strip Music Festival 2013

    Wow, they actually churned out a non-terrible lineup for once. Not quite enough to get me there for the price, but I hope it continues moving in this direction.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    TV on the Radio now confirmed in lineup video, even though they weren't listed with the original press release.

    I'm kinda undecided about this. Not a bad lineup, but I've seen most of it.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    I forgot that OK Go actually makes music to accompany their music videos. Probably because it's not very good.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    Yeah, I love the shit out of the Arctic Monkeys, but even at fests here they're "headlining" this year, they're a 2nd line headliner and will be on the smaller of the two main stages at Lolla and...
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    Re: UPCOMING SHOWS ON KIMMEL

    Had car trouble the day of Sia's 2011 performance, so hopefully I can make this one, though the Spoon one is more important.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Same, I've got a few people on Twitter and such who've never been to a festival before and are just gonna camp out all day on the rail for The Strokes. I would tell them that kills the entire point...
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    I was thrilled to learn Owen Pallett was opening this show...until I saw that Spoon is opening down in SD.
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