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    Re: Air to make up for last year

    and what were you expecting? shaun ryder can barely remember his own lyrics without a teleprompter. i was surprised they even showed up, and it was a pretty tight show if you were fucked up
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    Re: APHEX TWIN CONFLICTS

    Ya seriously, I hope the organizers take this into account. The Verve doesn't seem likely to tour the USA widely, and Aphex Twin practically never does concerts. Maybe Jack(off) Johnson fans would go...
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    Re: Mark Ronson. Confused>?

    he's a former model who spins records. and he's from a wealthy family with connections in the music business. so he knows people and he's pretty. and he DJ's at celebrity weddings so a bunch of rich...
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    Re: Predictions..Do Lab and Dome???

    ya seriously, there are enough electro acts this year... we just need some spaced out shit. I'm all for bringing The Orb back, and Hallucinogen/Shpongle too. Maybe Man With No Name, some old...
  5. Re: The Official Dance/Trance/Electro DJ's Poll 08'

    all right, i really don't know why people toss "EDM" around but don't know what it means. kraftwerk is electronic, yes, but it's probably more like synthpop. as for does it offend you, yeah and stuff...
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    Re: Vampire Weekend...

    Speaking of clueless hipster music critics, tne fucking NEW YORK TIMES just had a section by a reviewer hyping Vampire Weekend as his "favorite record of 2008." I mean, the NYT is good for classical...
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    Blunt wrappers in line?

    Does anybody remember standing in the security line to get into the venue grounds on Sunday 2007 and this guy showed up with like 100 blunt wraps which he proceeded to disperse amongst the people...
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    Re: WHERE THE FUCK IS UNDERWORLD???

    Yeah there were a few people dancing up front... I was in one of the middle boxes, there were some yuppies in the box nextdoor getting TRASHED on wine. They apparently weren't that sure how to feel...
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    Re: The Verve on VH1 one hit wonders

    SHUT THE FUCK UP! What the hell are you people talking about. If you don't know what a band's called, it'd take less time to look it up online than wallow, moaning, in your ignorance on a festival...
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    Re: WHERE THE FUCK IS UNDERWORLD???

    Yeah, I second this. They need to return to SoCal for a proper show. The Hollywood Bowl was pretty tight, but it was a yuppie fest with expensive seats (the audience was SEATED). We need some more...
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    Re: Does it offend you, Yeah?

    this is just another indie-electro band. shit, if you want to dance and get "rowdy" just go to a DJ Hive concert. DIOFY is just jumping on the dance-rock bandwagon that has been thoroughly ridden for...
  12. Re: Justice Billed Over Fatboy Slim: Is nothing impervious to hype?

    WTF Fatboy Slim didn't usher anything in. I will say he had this sort of timeless brand of feel-good funky dance music, but he wasn't influential at all. Read some magazines... As for nu/progressive...
  13. Re: Justice Billed Over Fatboy Slim: Is nothing impervious to hype?

    NO- that's totally wrong. He definitely did a lot to turn EDM into background music for frat parties... lots of chill funk samples, etc. But I deny that Fatboy has had much of an impact on EDM- by...
  14. Re: Justice Billed Over Fatboy Slim: Is nothing impervious to hype?

    Wow... sounds like a challenge! I like a lot of more obscure stuff: Acen, Cygnus X, Astral Projection, Prana, etc. Hallucinogen/Shpongle too, lots of stuff like that that's well known among certain...
  15. Re: Justice Billed Over Fatboy Slim: Is nothing impervious to hype?

    I didn't say you were dismissing all electronic music, I just took issue with your implication that all popular electronic music (whether Underworld or "big beat") is the same. Compare some shit like...
  16. Re: Justice Billed Over Fatboy Slim: Is nothing impervious to hype?

    Well, I'm not going to argue about Oblivion With Bells since it's obviously not their best, but that doesn't change the fact that Underworld is classic. I don't know what you mean by "it's the same...
  17. Re: Justice Billed Over Fatboy Slim: Is nothing impervious to hype?

    WTF you ignorant dumbass? Underworld never had anything to do with big beat (that was all crystal method, fatboy slim, some chem. bros, etc.)... they're more old-school trance. I don't think Fatboy...
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    Re: Any Drum & Bass @ Coachella 2007?

    No, its not all EDM this year, and you can't call an alternative rock band EDM. I will allow that, so far as this recent indie/electro movement goes, Justice, Digitalism, and that sort are EDM. LCD...
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    Re: Any Drum & Bass @ Coachella 2007?

    No... fuck you! Coachella this year already has enough alternative rock/dance punky bands... I think some real EDM is needed to balance that hipster contingent out. Unless we get The Prodigy or...
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    Re: Fat Boy Slim Off?

    WTF are you on, stupid bitch? Fatboy Slim only played to a quarter of a million people in Brighton. Granted, he's a few years out of style, but he rocks, and is far more popular and arguably better...
  21. Thread: Mark Ronson

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    Re: Mark Ronson

    He's just some party DJ/producer... lots of shit for celebrity weddings, etc. Guy's some trust fund brat too- clearly it doesn't take much beyond familial wealth and good looks to get far in his game.
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    Re: What is Breeders were Headling ?

    At least this guy didn't just dismiss The Verve altogether, but I gotta say- Urban Hymns (Bittersweet Symphony, and the other tracks you mentioned) is great, but A Storm In Heaven (earlier album) is...
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    Re: The Orb Disaster Of 2001

    I really think Coachella, being in the desert, should get into the psytrance/rave and trippy vibe a bit more, and hold off on the snotty electro-pop acts. Sasha & Digweed is a good start... Massive...
  24. Re: What are some quintessential albums to listen to for Coach?

    For Sasha & Digweed, check out Northern Exposure 1 or 2 (not expeditions), and for their more recent style see any of John Digweed's Global Underground Hong Kong or Los Angeles... they've changed a...
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    Re: portishead and kraftwerk both headlining

    I just want to point out: to all of you uninformed plebians that are questioning Kraftwerk's status as a headliner, let me remind you that Kraftwerk basically INVENTED electronic music. Their...
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    Re: Vampire Weekend?!

    Damn, this Yablonowitz character sure seems angry. Why all the rage? Maybe he should smoke marijuana and masturbate more frequently...

    I'm not going to deny that people have different levels of...
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    Re: Vampire Weekend?!

    Hey, I was just putting my opinion out there and trying to back it up. You're just some troll with an internet addiction.
    Incidentally, I DO think that people often like music because they're told...
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    Re: Vampire Weekend?!

    Since my last post, I have seen the error of my ways.
    I will purchase tight jeans, a quirky yet fashionable sweater-top from Goodwill, and nerd-chic glasses with dark plastic rims.
    I will quote...
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    Re: Vampire Weekend?!

    Wait... if you love Fall Out Boy, aren't you attacking yourself with your pretentious and misguided rant? I'll tell you what's a perfect example of the cannibalistic culture of indie music: Vampire...
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    Re: Vampire Weekend?!

    Well, thanks for the empathy, but I don't really mind if some people disagree with me. I was bringing them up because I don't think they are a good band, rather, they're a dumbed-down version of...
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    Vampire Weekend?!

    I don't get what all the fuss is about Vampire Weekend? They just seem like a bunch of Ivy League grads who are good at marketing themselves as a hipster band... I can't believe that with all the...
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    Re: Sasha & Digweed???

    Sonicifyouwantit, don't be ignorant. That was a clip from an OK movie from 2000 that Digweed had a cameo in- nothing to do with Sasha & Digweed. In any case, their style has evolved recently to the...
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    Re: The Orb Disaster Of 2001

    Oh my god! I'm so surprised to see that Coachella people know The Orb... I started listening to these guys a few years ago (basically going chronologically through the albums, starting with...
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    Re: Curious, worse conflicts?

    Saturday: Portishead and Kraftwerk conflicting would be a problem because I'll bet both would draw on a similar, chilled-out crowd.
    Sunday: Roger Waters and Justice really shouldn't be at the same...
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    Re: Fuck You Jack Johnson

    That's one of the dumbest comparisons I've ever heard... Yes, neither Jackoff Johnson nor Portishead are high-energy, but they're different. Jackoff is just some bro with an acoustic guitar who...
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    Re: ELECTRO HEAVY!!!!! My Thoughts on it.

    There's a difference between electronic dance music and this electro-indie-rock shit that's going around: I saw The Rapture as an opening act and they were terrible: the worst of the rock and...
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    Poll: Re: Chemical Brothers!

    well yes, I'd love to have the Chem. Bros or Underworld (preferably both!)... I think it'd bring some diversity to the Coachella crowd anyways, instead of a bunch of hipster Pitchfork kids
  38. Thread: THE VERVE

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    Poll: Re: THE VERVE

    I have to say, the Verve is more than a "brit-pop" band; they're way different from oasis, blur, pulp, etc... their early stuff (not bittersweet symphony) is way more like my bloody valentine
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    Re: Who Could Realistically Be Added?

    The Prodigy just announced they're co-headlining a festival (w/ the Chem. Bros) in the UK this summer, so they're definitely back in action. Underworld would be great too.
    I don't see what My Bloody...
  40. Thread: kate nash added

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    Re: kate nash added

    Well I didn't think this would happen, but this addition to the line-up actually makes me even more annoyed with Coachella than I already was... As if I really have any interest in ANOTHER...
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    Re: Recycle Program 08

    what?! you spoiled bitch! it's 105 degrees out there and they're already giving out water, you really want them to have to run more generators just to chill your water?! seriously- water's going to...
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    Re: arrested at coachella

    seriously, unless your drug activities at a concert take place in the middle of a crowd, you're asking for trouble. I don't get the impression that coachella wants to bust everyone for drugs (given...
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    Poll: Re: Roger Waters or David Gilmore?

    If you actually listen to the Pink Floyd albums, they haven't had a very uniforms sound. I think that's been due to the varying emphases on their members: first Barrett (Piper At The Gates of Dawn,...
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    I think normalone75 is not only wrong but lacking in musical taste. I personally think Fatboy Slim is a little past his prime and I'm not a huge fan but am looking forward to it. As for The Verve,...
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    Poll: Re: Roger Waters or David Gilmore?

    Yeah, just to step into this debate, I think "chuckycanuck" and "thelastgreatman" are either wrong or have missed the point. While Gilmour had more vocals up through "Wish You Were Here", Waters...
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    Re: "Late Additions"

    i dunno what you're on about "cracker", but coachella changes things up all the time (headliners have included rage and portishead... how's that for variety?). jack johnson isn't change, it's just a...
  47. Thread: Broachella

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    Re: Broachella

    In all seriousness, that's not a bad idea... Coachella seems to have its feet in two camps already: the indie/bro rock crowd (Jack Johnson, the vast numbers of generic hipster...
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    Re: Fuck You Jack Johnson

    I agree with this... To be fair, while I despise Jack Johnson (like Dave Matthews, it's simplistic bro-rock without any depth... and JJ's lack of depth isn't helped by being a lone dude with an...
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    Re: Roger Waters' Bloated Pig Spawned Punk

    Animals-era Pink Floyd was an example of the "sorry state of rock?" Respect the past and wank off!
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    Re: Jersey gets Radiohead. We get shit.

    Ridiculous to compare some bro with a guitar to RATM. If your post is indicative of the musical tastes of Coachella fans, I'm not surprised about the line-up.
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