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  1. Thread: PONO 2014

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    Re: PONO 2014

    I've been watching this story for awhile. The player itself seems pretty cool, although kind of ugly and bulky, I don't see it catching on outside of an audiophile community. If they use .flac...
  2. Thread: DEMF 2013

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    Re: DEMF 2013

    Konkrete Jungle is a Drum & Bass night in NYC with chapters across the USA. I would assume Konkrete Jungle Detroit would be the local Detroit Drum & Bass guys playing.
  3. Thread: 4k TV

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    Re: 4k TV

    You can't really go by store demos. They probably had motion processing jacked up or the demo was super compressed. I've looked at the Sony 4Ks at a Best Buy and have been nothing short of amazed.
  4. Thread: 4k TV

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    Re: 4k TV

    Also HDMI 2.0 just hit which has the capability of 32 channels of audio, the future looks super HD :)
  5. Thread: 4k TV

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    Re: 4k TV

    All the industry buzz I've been reading predicts 4K prices to overtake 1080p TV price points by the end of 2014. I think 8K is a ways off, especially since broadcast TV won't even hit 1080p anytime...
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    Re: Educate Others On The 2014 Lineup

    Her first two albums were more in the vein of Lily Allen but she completely switched her style around back to a 90s riot grrl sound a few years ago. What she plays now is her most recent album and...
  7. Re: When did Goldenvoice officially start hating dubstep?

    You didn't qualify what you thought was good dubstep.
  8. Re: When did Goldenvoice officially start hating dubstep?

    Netsky will be playing both drum & bass and dubstep live. You also have Adventure club. Dubstep is just fizzling out in popularity everywhere. It happens to every form of electronic music...
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    Re: Educate Others On The 2014 Lineup

    He's playing with his live band so these examples aren't entirely accurate. It'll mostly be material from his last album and new stuff. Don't expect to hear many of his older tracks live (including...
  10. Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    It's actually a trick first used in 1993 and has been utilized many times over the past two decades.

    For a complete list (maybe you have extra music you don't know about)
    ...
  11. Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    There is a pregap hidden track before track 1 on the CD version only. It's 10 minutes of outtakes spliced together played backwards. The only way to actually access the track on a CD player (if...
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    Re: Daft Punk 2013 Tour Dates.

    Before Jeff K moved out to LA to work for Groove he worked at a station in Dallas and ran a mix show called Edge Club. Edge Club began broadcasting in 1991 and this show is what exposed me to dance...
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    Re: Daft Punk 2013 Tour Dates.

    Hardly anyone. I knew plenty of people who thought Daft Punk were super cheesy at the time. The late 90s were not kind to house in general, it was a dead genre for the most part. Breakbeats,...
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    Re: EDC Las Vegas 2013

    At the time Altern8 were bigger than The Prodigy until Altern8 split up in 1993.
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    Re: EDC Las Vegas 2013

    Altern 8. That's insane, lol. I doubt many people under 35 even recognize the name.
  16. Thread: GRIMES 2013

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    Re: GRIMES 2013

    I loved her set weekend 1. I was pretty close to the stage so I did not experience any sound bleed or other issues others have reported. Her set was one of my favorites of the festival.
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    Re: Yuma tent is going to blow minds.

    I had to wait in line to see Maya Jane Coles. It took 15 minutes at most to get in and the line was pretty long.
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    Re: Hey, Weekend 2, don't skip Roni Size

    About 30 minutes. It was fine when they were playing d&b but then it went into dubstep and electro and I got bored and left. Dirtyphonics boring me is less offensive than Roni Size playing a cheese...
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    Re: Hey, Weekend 2, don't skip Roni Size

    I thought he was terrible. My single biggest disappointment of the weekend.
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    Re: Worst Perfomance?

    His track selection was awful. Nearly every track was several years old and I don't want to hear Roni play cheeseball jump up from 2010 or old dubstep either. This is one of the guys who was a...
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    Re: Worst Perfomance?

    Roni Size was a huge let down for me. He played a total cheese ball set of mostly corn ball jump up tracks from several years ago. His overuse of effects was mind blowing. He killed practically...
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    Re: Dead Can Dance!

    Loved their set. They sounded fantastic. I was about five or six rows back from the stage. I think the wind/dust added to their set. It was a very tiny crowd but magical experience.
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    Re: Top five sets from 2013 (weekend one edition)

    Blur
    The Postal Service
    Dead Can Dance
    Grimes
    Maya Jane Coles
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    Re: Record Store Day 2013

    Vinyl is both singular and plural. I see this misused all the time. You can say I bought some vinyl, I have a lot of vinyl, or I spend all my money on vinyl. Saying/typing "vinyls" just kinda...
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    Re: 2013 - Worst find so far.

    Triceratops cook muffin purple in octagon.
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    Re: 2013 - Worst find so far.

    Josh, I am right there with you. Unicorn Kid isn't that bad. It's fun, it's goofy, it makes you smile. I'd rather listen to this any day of the week than the snoozefest that is Seth Troxler.
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    Re: Your Top Ten Acts - 2013

    Dead Can Dance
    Blur
    Stone Roses
    Beach House
    Wild Nothing
    Grimes
    Purity Ring
    Postal Service
    Maya Jane Coles
    Rodriguez
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    Re: Conflictchella 2013: Your Greatest Fears

    Dead Can Dance vs Maya Jane Coles
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    Re: Moby Live? Roni Size live?

    ^ Thanks.
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    Re: Moby Live? Roni Size live?

    Unless a Reprazent pops up next to Roni Size I would assume it's a DJ set. Roni Size is a person. Roni Size Reprazent is a band.
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    Re: Moby Live? Roni Size live?

    Unless a Reprazent pops up next to Roni Size I would assume it's a DJ set.

    Moby used to be awful live (when he made decent music in the early 90s). It was him with a DAT machine playing pretty...
  32. Thread: Seth Troxler

    by Donaldj
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    Re: Seth Troxler

    RZ6yGCf8XeI

    Hopefully he stays more sober for Coachella than this night.
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    Re: Parov Stelar Band

    I haven't see a Moby "live" set since about 1995 but back then it was him jumping around and screaming to all of his music playing off DAT tape. I assume he's gotten better but I'd rather see him DJ.
  34. Thread: Sahara 2013

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    Re: Sahara 2013

    You missed Maya Jane Coles on Sunday.
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    Re: Best Female vocalists on the lineup?

    Lisa Gerrard - Dead Can Dance. She's on a different level than the others you mentioned.
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    Re: Dead Can Dance!

    My number one set of the weekend. I'm so so excited to see them. I just hope they get a night slot and a stage with incredible sound.
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    Re: Andy Stott 2013

    This guy is so ridiculously boring. The most over hyped electronic act I've seen tossed around since Art Department.
  38. Re: NETSKY @ Coachella 2013 PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEE>>>>>!!!!!!

    He has been playing nearly the same set for a year. His sets are maybe half d&b right now. He plays everything from Snoop Dog to Knife Party to The Beastie Boys. He was better when he was just...
  39. Thread: Beach House

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    Re: Beach House

    Bloom is the first Beach House album I listened to and I vastly prefer it to Teen Dream or their other material.
  40. Re: NETSKY @ Coachella 2013 PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEE>>>>>!!!!!!

    Netsky would be great but his newer material isn't as good as his older stuff. I know it's cliche to say but it's true.
  41. Thread: Uffies Got It!

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    Re: Uffies Got It!

    I like Pop The Glock.
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    Re: EDC Las Vegas 2012

    Skrillex is way bigger than the basspod stage. If Skrillex was a special guest he would probably play the mainstage, plus he is playing Bonnaroo isn't he? My guess is the special guest is Pendulum.
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    Re: Need More TRANCE Music At Coachella!!

    I really like Mat Zo from what I've heard.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5LLRY4n1pM
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    Re: Need More TRANCE Music At Coachella!!

    Pretty much.
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    Re: Need More TRANCE Music At Coachella!!

    Sasha didn't play any Trance in 2011.

    I'd like to see Mat Zo.

    I miss Trance that sounded like this.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rYDzmp53II
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    Re: AMON TOBIN: ISAM

    ISAM is an experimental album. If you're familiar with the album ISAM or like experimental electronic music it's a must see live experience. If you go in wanting dance music, or a dj set it will...
  47. Thread: SUB FOCUS

    by Donaldj
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    Re: SUB FOCUS

    Conrad is among the best, if not the best MC in d&b. I've heard he isn't allowed into the USA right now because of a recent scandal with a underage girl but I haven't seen it confirmed anywhere.
  48. Thread: SUB FOCUS

    by Donaldj
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    Re: SUB FOCUS

    I was around in the 90s and I disagree. It's kind of an insult to say that this music requires an MC to pump up the crowd and that the music can't do it on it's own.
  49. Thread: High Contrast

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    Re: High Contrast

    Sweet, thanks! This is the most recent one I did. http://soundcloud.com/housewerk/housewerk-000105 I recorded it for my friends at http://housewerkla.com/
  50. Thread: High Contrast

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    Re: High Contrast

    hahahahaha, oh man. Not many people will get that joke.
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