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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    I take back every bad thing I said about the 3-day format. Ultra felt much more like a legitimate destination festival this year and I'd be happy to go all three days again next year.
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Second day was way better! Crowds were nice it was easy enough to get to the front of any stage. Cut Copy and Moby were impressive (considering my expectations.) Sasha ruled as well. His Vortek LED...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Festival grounds were an insane clusterfuck when I first got in. Caco warned us it would be crowded and he wasn't kidding.

    I found that the Carl Cox is tent is much easier to navigate if you go...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Good call on Pleasurekraft board, I love their sound. Any other ideas for Sunday?

    Is there a meetup being arranged at all btw?
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Here's how it looks for me:

    Friday = couldn't be better

    Laurent -> Royksopp -> Trentemoller -> Carl Cox

    Saturday = clusterfuck

    Fedde Le Grand -> Boys Noize -> Cut Copy -> Last bit of...
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    Carl Cox is so good at these things that he really does transcend his genre. The energy in the room is always incredibly intense and he's just the best possible MC, yelling "ALRIGHT MIAMI, LETS DO...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    1. In my experience, clubs aren't dicks at WMC/Ultra afterparties. Dress code is super lax and if anything it's just a long line that would be remedied if you had tickets.

    If you're going to...
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    No, the Carl Cox tent is parallel to the highway/causeway at the North end of the park. I drove that this weekend and it looks like no tent I've ever seen, absolutely giant ceiling. I wonder what the...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Caco, have you seen them build the "Tower of Ultra" stage yet?

    If this UMF Korea preview is any indication, I'm assuming it's a giant projection screen elevated at least 10-15 off the ground, is...
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    Dude, I know. I've been trying to see Laurent for years and as soon as I heard this was going to be a live set I knew I couldn't skip that day.

    That whole Friday for me is rare acts I've always...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Friday Ultra usually opens at 4 or 5. I think the Carl Cox tent is the best way of estimating time. Loco Dice is probably getting a 2 hour set. Laurent is likely getting a 2.5 hour set and Coxy is...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Looks like it. Same kind of thing that happened with Gui Boratto, they just disappeared off the lineup.
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Holy good god fuck yes! I am so in.

    Are we going to do it to the Chems or Underworld?

    What Chems song would it be? I vote Escape Velocity!
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    What exactly is a Glowruption and can I be a part of it?
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    Re: Who Popped Your Coachella Cherry?

    M83 in 2005. It was pretty special.
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    Whoa I still can't imagine how this would work. Does this mean the Main Stage is now where the Carl Cox usually is? I'm not a huge fan of the current Ultra layout so this may end up being okay.
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Good points on everything.

    I don't trip but I wonder what day you'd do it. I would guess Friday is best for Royksopp, Laurent Garnier live and Trentemoller, but that's just me. Underworld to Sasha...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    On another note, Caco can you find out if Gui Boratto cancelled for sunday?
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Okay fuckface, let's dance.



    I don't know if that's supposed to be what I'm saying or if that's you saying that you only care about older kids? Whatever it is, awesome comment bro. Consider me...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    It is a stupid conversation, lets all just have a good time, worry about ourselves and see what the hell happens. I got feisty cause I didn't think what I said was worthy of ridicule (but this is the...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Awesome joke Zimmy, I promise you I've never heard that one before.
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    I have three day tickets, I live across the street and I'm going all three days.

    Ultra isn't Coachella or Bonnaroo (or any destination festival primarily attended by adults) and it's stupid to...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Laugh all you want, Caco.

    Pretend that there isn't a high contingent of the stupid ass 16 year old kids that attend Ultra. WMC can get away with 5 days because clubs don't let stupid kids inside....
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Last year I bought a one-day outside for 200 fucking dollars because it wouldn't get any lower. It's safe to say that there will be pretty high demand for Ultra tickets post-selling out.

    I also do...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Whoa whoa, what the hell happened to Gui Boratto's name on the lineup?

    Did he drop out?

    (I've been chasing that SOB for like three years now, he only plays WMC at ridiculously inconvenient...
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    Re: WMC 2011/ ULTRA 13

    Karin would be awesome but amazingly unlikely, I would think.

    As for who Afrobeta should open for, I think this is a band that's way too often booked with the wrong kind of band. I saw them the...
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    There's no way Jane's plays, Perry should be way too fucking busy that week to make that happen.
  28. Re: Your Thoughts on Who Will Replace the Beastie Boys in Each of the Festivals

    APW: Muse, Killers, Kings of Leon, Wilco or Pearl Jam.

    They all start touring the week after (idk about pearl jam) and are sort of near the east coast (in KoL's case they're in NY that day). I...
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    No way Bowie could get shit together in 11-days. If it's a surprise, it's gotta be a surprise that's played at least one show in the last year.

    Also I'm betting that if we get a new headliner that...
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    Nas is playing a Rock The Bells date that night.
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    Finding a band who's willing to play the biggest festival in the biggest music market in the U.S. for a headliner's paycheck (plus inconvenience fees, no doubt) is probably not as hard as say,...
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    Also for the record: I have literally zero desire to see Jay Z again.

    They put this up on the homepage now:
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    I don't hate KOL but I think people who bought tickets to see the Beastie Boys will. I bet we get Jay-Z (beastie boys friendly, no current tour, new album out soon, from the city, did a ton of...
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    Also I don't expect moving one act to another day, seeing as they wouldn't want to screw two days.
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    My guess is we get something hip hop to appease the heads, but it'd be nice to get Sufjan, since he's just sitting on his ass in Brooklyn looking at himself in a mirror.
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    Since the Beastie Boys cancelled, what are they going to do on Friday?

    Is there precedent for making this kind of replacement?
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    Re: All Points West 2009 Thread

    When the hell did we get a schedule last year? Is it week of like Coachella?
  38. Re: Blackswan's Album Leak Thread

    the Jay Reatard is fucking excellent. Best album leak in a long time (and I wasn't expecting much.)
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    I'm a little more interested in knowing whether the Julian Plenti is any good.

    That single that came out awhile back was awful.
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    Instinctively, I think you're wrong, even though I've never heard any SHM. But hey I'm open to the possibility that yes, I did miss the best show at UMF.

    Conversely, have you ever seen Deadmau5...
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    Re: the best moment in music

    Hearing a coldly mechanical track tell me that it loves me on Music Has The Right To Children
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    Re: the best moment in music

    When the bells of Aerodynamic suddenly become the fanfares of One More Time in a Daft Punk live show.
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    Okay, so the whole day was a little bit of a mixed bag for me.

    The Presets were great live. I loved when a hired dancer tried to go onstage and the Presets guy said "get this fucking girl off the...
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    Nice, dude! This one's going to be tough for me. I'm glad that I'm going to see Cut Copy when I'm less fucked up and not 9 o clock style-fucked up.

    Simian closing is a little-bit fucked up but...
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    Dope! So that's what I can see from my balcony. I was wondering what that stage was.
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    Hey Aphx, are you going to be using party favors both days? That's honestly the reason I bowed out of day 1. I prefer to save my energy and supplies for the one.
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    so... question. Can the peeps going to Friday see if the set times are posted for Saturday?

    I so fucking wish they gave out the fucking times ahead of this damn show.
  48. Re: Miami Winter Music Conference 2009 March 24-29

    Hey man, worry not about this when it comes to WMC. Clubs don't tend to act like clubs during WMC. There's practically no dress code (but at the same time, don't do something stupid like show up to a...
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    hey trancehiphop, I wish you would have asked last week. A few of my friends signed up and got tickets yesterday.

    I say either e-mail Bacardi and say you're covering it for some bs publication or...
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    Re: Ultra Music Festival 2009

    Yo Aphex, my crew and I (The Last Mejia included) are heading out from my place at like 3:30 as well. My building is the one right in front of the Mover exit before the Bicentennial.

    If you want...
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