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  1. Re: Lets collectively, drunkenly, come to a consensus about the 70s

    Rust Never Sleeps also great 70s release from Neil Young.

    But I don't know anything off hand that can touch the Elvis Costello trio of My Aim Is True, This Year's Model and Armed Forces for...
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    Of course. New World Record came out in 1976. The re-recording of The Move's Do Ya alone makes it great.
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    Great seeing you and TallChris. Awesome show but after that deluge of sound, I am looking forward to a nice quiet weekend.
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    Oh ya. Can't wait!

    Did anyone go tonight? If so, mind posting set times?
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    In for DFA at the Regent. Pretty nice surprise!
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    I enjoyed the show, but felt like Elvis' orchestral arrangements were hit and miss and the show dragged a bit because of it. Veronica's great chorus, for example, fell pretty flat due to...
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    Excited for Ben Folds/Elvis Costello tonight. Anyone go to last night's show? How was it?
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    Yup- great news!
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    Re: NIN tour dates

    Sit down... during a Nine Inch Nails show? WTH?
  10. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Now that I've seen Slint, I have to agree. I like Joyce Manor ok and was planning to see them. But after seeing TallGuy's post about Slint in Upcoming Shows and running into Drinkey (who was...
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    Re: NIN tour dates

    Back atcha, Omar! Sorry we didn't get some time. I spotted you well into the show. Actually, I spotted your girlfriend first! She's so cool. Tell her I said 'hi' (and sorry for being sucky at...
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    Want to chime in and say how great last night was. Both Soundgarden and NIN were terrific, but especially NIN. This is the best performance I have seen from them. It was also the closest I have been...
  13. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Right there with ya. I normally show better judgment... normally. Hell, I didn't even drink much yesterday, I'm just plain sore- my dogs are barkin!

    Good performances yesterday from The Blood...
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    Haha- yea. No better way to kill 3 hours of waiting in line in the hot sun than with bacon wrapped, porky goodness. Extra peppers, of course!
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    Glad to see the seats have been opened. Restores my hope in seeing Darkside.



    Oh ya, Boris was a hoot! Loved that set. Super over the top with all the fog, and the drummer crowd surfing at the...
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    Not being snarky- you boardies are a tough bunch! I freely admit to pretty much giving up the ghost on the whole thing today and made the call to leave, only to make it work at the last minute thanks...
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    Zack you're my hero!
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Edit- NVM. What Zack said.
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    In the pit for Tame Impala at The Shrine!
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    Late release of Pool tickets for NIN Bowl show if anyone needs one.
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    No big conflicts for me. Can't wait for Blood Brothers and Darkside. And I have ticket for Slowdive at the Ace to alleviate the Caribou conflict... but gotta say, Slowdive->Tycho->Boris->Ty Segall...
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    Yay for Tame Impala coming back to LA! Good news indeed.
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    I'll see your Almanac, and raise you some Cascade. I got a Sang Noir and maybe a Bubonic Plague on a shelf here I think.
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    Looks like work is going to interfere with my Foxygen plans tonight. Would anyone here like my ticket? PM me.
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    Well this sucks.

    RIP
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    Paul was great last night. I thought sound was good, considering size of the place. Some echoing but good job by the sound guys overall.

    I think setlist-wise Coachella edged out last night. Plus,...
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    That's how I'm rolling. Ya getting out is going to be a disaster no matter what. Pre-gaming at Wurstkuche if anyone is in the area early. Heading over around 4pm.
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    Damn I am stoked for Paul McCartney tomorrow. Who else is gonna be there?
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    Seconded on the Iron Press. Good craft beer selection. I tried one of their waffle/chicken thingies last time I was there. It's good.
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    Re: The NHL Thread

    http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004CFDBA679225?did=kings

    Levi'sŪ Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
    Sat, Feb. 21, 2015 07:00 PM
    
    Section C117, Row 13, Seat 9
    Section C117, Row 13, Seat 10

    See...
  31. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Thank all that is fuk for the craft beer announcement. I'm not sure I could handle Stella/Heineken for the entire thing. Of course... we'll always have bags o whiskey. Warm bags of whiskey.
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    Re: FITCHELLA 2015! LETS DO THIS THING!

    Seems weight loss is a big motivator for working out and getting fit. I get it. But it wasn't for me. I just like being active and it makes me feel good. That said, I am down to 177 lbs. Dropped 21...
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    Best show in the many times I have seen them from the Bunnymen tonight. Or at least the best one since the 80s during their prime. Even Mac agreed saying he thought it was their best show ever here....
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    Nope. Just short for Echo and the Bunnymen. The opening act was some guy solo on an acoustic guitar. He was ok. But I don't need to see him again. He went on at 8:20.
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    Kinda depends on what time I get off work. But if I can make it, I'll come look for ya there! Bunnies came on last night at 9:25pm, btw. So thinking it'll be about the same tomorrow.
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    Good show by the Bunnies tonight. Observatory was sold out and uncomfortably hot. One of the subs went out early and most of Bed Bugs and Ballyhoo sounded like someone was beating on a wet piece of...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Plus

    -Choose from 50% off in our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens restaurant (up to $50 value) OR 40%-50% off on merchandise at our Stone Company Store (up to $200 value!). Your call.

    -$10...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Well, ok. But in fairness, they're offering something in return for your money. If they were just asking for money from me, I'd probably pass. But 1.5 liters of specialty beer at $30 doesn't seem...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    I was mulling over that Alesmith one too. Out of curiosity, what is the chief complaint about what they're doing with this initiative? Just the pricing?
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Hopefully not a repost but came across this today on Fark

    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/stone-groundbreaking-collaborations-the-campaign-for-cross-planetary-brewing

    Interesting way to...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Thanks for the suggestions guys. Y'all are the bees knees.
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    I've hit that Total Wine up before. Yea it is pretty cool there. I get into Charlotte really early on a Friday red eye and have to jet straight up to Hendersonville. Helping my dad with his campaign...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Gimme some top recommends while I am there, gazer. I'd research it but have a feeling you know a few off hand (plus I am feelin kinda lazy)
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    Thanks for the heads up on this Zack. I am in East Flat Rock, NC for Labor Day. I'm going to head over with my brother.
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    I've really been going off on El Segundo Brewery IPAs recently. Didn't realize they were so close to work. About a 5 minute drive. I picked up a growler earlier the week before and have been picking...
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    Think I mentioned earlier but one of the acts I am most excited about is The Blood Brothers. I saw them open up for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs years ago and they were great. Lots of high screechy vocals,...
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    Tycho is terrific live. Caught him down at the Constellation Room a while back and was very impressed. Definitely a must see for me at FYF.
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    Ya, it's bad. It's pretty much a stone mausoleum. Concrete everywhere. The sound system is average at best on a good day. The acoustics tie back to all that concrete- bad, bad, bad. Still, I have...
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    Honestly, my initial reason for staying away from FYF was the thought of seeing anything inside the Sports Arena again. Now that the Forum is all prettied up, the Sports Arena is easily the worst...
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    Snagged one too. Yippee
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