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    As I'm still in Japan, enjoying the last days of my holiday, I'll wait until I'm home to do this. But I am excited to do so, as this years Fuji was one of my favourite years. It just gets better and...
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    Considering there's photo proof, I'd say there's no bridge. Unless they've managed to put in a new bridge before the port-a-loo area, in less than a year and during a ski season (highly doubtful)....
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    Another search now yields completely contrary reports, with expected rain all weekend according to one snow site... Perhaps it's too early to know (and always too much to assume anything aha)
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    Anyone have informed word on the weather forecast for the weekend? I understand the volatility of weather systems and inaccuracy of weather predictions, thus I'll be prepared for most anything, but...
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    The Radiohead / At the Drive In clash was definitely the worst. Knowing I'd never see At The Drive In again if I missed them and yet still choosing Radiohead definitely paid off, but I'll never watch...
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    Friday is almost totally free of clashes for me, except Jungle and The Orb, as well as EYE and Floating Points & Darkside overlaps. Hopefully I'll get up to Day Dreaming for the firsrt time before...
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    Not sure what gweilo's mad about, likely the cop out of a last announcement, but is anyone else being asked for a username and password in order to view the timetables? I can't get into them at all!...
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    Oh yeah, I completely forgot about just how early the Cafe de Paris does finish up. Speaking of which, is there anything better than witnessing drunk punters attempting to navigate that ever-muddy...
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    Yes, I too wish they'd have booked a replacement instead of just bumping up Franz. I don't know where I'll end up Friday night, as there's not a lot that catches my interest. I'll probably end up...
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    Aha you predicted almost all of those yourself so well done to you, sir! As for that original 'leaked' lineup poster which I so surely put at least some degree of faith in....
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    Not too glad about that, but I may be the only one. Just seems to me this band acts so cutting edge and ahead of the curve when for me, each of their albums to date reflects current trends done...
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    It's definitely odd that London Grammar did cancel, considering they're still playing their SITG act and sideshows on either side of their Fuji date. I'd say they just didn't want to push themselves...
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    I had no interest in seeing London Grammar so I'm happy Disclosure replaced them, and I'll likely see them just to suss out the hype. I'm also very interested to see The Pogues live. I'm also...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-ge02pyFK0

    So much groove on this beat, hopefully this is slotted 3am Red Marquee
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    Shame about Yamantaka // Sonic Titan. Hopefully there's still some treats in the next announcement. I'm also excited to see what movies will be chosen this year. There's often only one of the three...
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    If it were an Australian festival, I would agree whole-heartedly with your speculation of holding back big names in order to get more money. Mind you almost no Australian festival nowadays (unless...
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    Oh and no lineup release after all. I guess it's three-weekly from now. Maybe they're just busy finalising the bookings for the greatest bands anyone would ever want to see in the greatest lineup...
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    Not sure which article you're speaking of, but I understand most festivals try to secure acts that generally aren't touring closely around the festival dates as to increase the exclusivity or...
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    http://taicoclub.com/14/7th/

    This looks sick, would love to have gone (although I'm not currently in the country).
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    I would be happy if nearly any one of those bands mentioned above were added. Mac DeMarco would be great to see, as would Blood Orange and Cloud Nothings. I really hope there's still some beef in the...
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    That's the best piece of music journalism ever written. So incredible.
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    Dino jr will slay any venue they're given. I've seen them in a small pub-type venue with less than 1000 people and they commanded it. Before that I'd seen them in front of about 10000 and again,...
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    If it wasn't already certain, Lily Allen will not be playing Fuji (hoo-rah!) aha
    She's just announced a couple side shows in Australia for SITG, on hte 24th and 25th July. I know some people don't...
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    sounds perfect for the orb to me
    I'm psyched on a bunch of the Friday additions, Floating Points, DJ EYE, Temples, The Orb, Nabowa all great.
    Also, Boom Pan, Mr. Scruff, downy and Buffalo Daughter...
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    I'm still hanging out to see MGMT, who still haven't added any dates after about July 19 or something. They were meant to play the visual accompaniment to the new album last year at fuji but...
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    Exactly! I figured maybe smash was busy announcing the cancellation of the Korean valley festival...
    I figure this week's a sure bet. I'd also love to see Interpol, and just about every day...
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    Considering Slowdive, my bet is on a headline spot in the RM, and I'd like that. White Stage would look better for them, but considering Basement Jaxx are likely closing out the White, would they put...
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    http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140424000791

    Finally some word on Valley Rock, but the word is that there'll be no word this year. I hope this doesn't mean a return to 2012 crowd numbers,...
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    Nothing?
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    I've never experience this mysterious 'sunday night closer', but it seems fun from previous years. It must have run quite late though? And I've noticed in previous years a lot of people leave, if not...
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    Wouldn't mind having seen Afghan Whigs reunion tour, but I'm not bummed out.
    So tomorrow's lineup, I suspect we'll see the addition of Lily Allen. Perhaps we'll see two or three more international...
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    Beck just added a bunch more dates to his US summer tour, so he's almost certainly not playing Fuji (if there was any hope still left for him to play). I say 'almost certainly' because technically...
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    I read this and thought just about the exact same thing. I didn't really want to hear that he wasn't nice, but I'll also still see them aha

    Also, Robert Glasper Experiment was added to...
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    Yeah, I know he's only mid-50s or something now, but you know, surely he can't have much longer? Perhaps we'll find out if The Pogues are on this coming lineup, but I think if the Pogues were playing...
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    I haven't seen anything similar but I'd definitely be interested to see the Pogues. I'm not a huge fan, but I can appreciate their music and cult status as arguably the greatest celtic punk ever. A...
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    Please don't stop hating on Coldplay, ever
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    Surprised to hear you enjoyed Lily, so I guess I may have to just give her a chance if she is added and there's nothing else on. That's also a very fair point you made regarding Lily as a Green stage...
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    Although I am a tiny bit disappointed they decided to move Franz up instead of finding a replacement, at least it's a safe bet and we haven't ended up with Coldplay ahaha. I'm really excited to see...
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    Yeah, I found the same problem with the lineup page. You actually could scroll across through each day and the bands down at the bottom of the page, but it was a stupid system that's meant to display...
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    Splendour in the Grass was announced just now. I'd say punters will be somewhat disappointed, especially after seeing all their rumours and hype-mills surrounding the internationals and headliners...
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    Every damn year, I get to thinking there's a possibility that Belle & Sebastian will play (as every year they play at least a couple festivals and have played Fuji in the past) and then every year -...
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    I'm no expert on the accommodation around the festival but I do know plenty of people opt to stay out of the camping grounds each year. I believe either gweilo or Blue Stapler helped me out with a...
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    So who think we'll get an artist release this week? Or not, due to Arcade Fire's announcement last week?
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    Oh yeah, of course. Forgot Jack was meant to be on Sunday.
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    Someone may have already known this or at least speculated it, but OutKast have confirmed they're playing Sunday night at Fuji / Friday night at SITG. I'd say OutKast will close out the White Stage...
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    If that was the case, this year would definitely be a difficult year for figuring out headliners from subs. Slowdive even manage to fill headline spots in European festivals, so it really would be a...
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    I kind of remember Jack Johnson's site saying that also. As you mentioned with Fuji's history of putting the biggest band on Friday night, which I didn't actually know about until I checked the Fuji...
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    Also, having to unfortunately still consider Coldplay as a possibility, they've just announced a six-show world tour as promotion, I imagine, for their new album. I guess even they realise most...
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    Yeah the Black Keys would round out a pretty solid headline bill. People on the SITG forums and Facebook page are convinced Black Keys are playing SITG, almost always with OutKast and a third...
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    Is there a legitimate competition between Fuji and Summersonic? Sure, Summersonic book some cool bands almost every year, even this year I would have loved to see Arctic Monkeys and The Horrors. But,...
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