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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    FYF Twitter says Strokes show is not true.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Yeah, I'm a bit worried about that Warpaint crowd, just because in my experiences, any stage Tegan and Sara is playing tends to attract the worst people in the world (i.e. Blackberry-twiddling...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I'm thinking of doing that, but that's only because I've seen both Kanye and AM before. If AM is too packed in at that bottleneck, I'll walk back to Kanye.
    Can't speak for Flume, but having seen...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I can't stop laughing at that tweet. I hope all those stupid fucks have to keep wearing it for the next month.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    No comedy this year unfortunately. They replied to a FB post and said that it didn't work out with the venue change, but it'll be back next year.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Had that issue in 2012 when I realized months later that I stupidly put the wrong address. That was when the event was ticketed, so they sent me new ones easily, but since it's wristbands this year,...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I thought Courtney Barnett was great at Coachella.

    Still, you're gonna miss several great acts no matter what you do that Sunday afternoon.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    The songs off AM are decent live, but with only 75 minutes, I feel like they'll go light on the older material. Having seen Tegan and Sara a few times, their current tour is their worst, so I'll be...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    No email yet for me either.

    And if we're still discussing Blood Orange, go see him by all means possible. Haven't seen him in a few years (Coachella had a conflict) but I plan on fixing that here.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    That's what I'm thinking. Probably gonna do Lykke Li because I have a feeling she'll stop touring well before Spoon does, who don't even have their new album out yet.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I knew Spoon vs. Lykke Li was probably inevitable, but still, fuck.

    Minimal complaints for Friday and Saturday, though.
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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Ooof, this looks sad:
    http://instagram.com/p/qneesmlz79/
    http://instagram.com/p/qnXB0kFnX-/
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    While this year selling out seemed inevitable, I think the quickness (less than a month, if I recall?) caught a lot of people off-guard, so I'm glad many of you got another chance after all without...
  14. Re: "Classic" songs that you could go without hearing for 10 years.

    Okay fair enough. Mainly meant Genesis and his solo stuff.
  15. Re: "Classic" songs that you could go without hearing for 10 years.

    Anything Phil Collins has ever touched.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I'm honestly pretty excited for Lewis Black, and also happy he'll be on the Friday, which is easily my emptiest day.

    Night shows...yeah, I'll echo everyone else's thoughts. Skip. Was really hoping...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Cool, thanks. I've ridden the Metro before, just not that particular line, though I'm not sure my card is still lying around anywhere.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    Ranger Dave says Barbary lineup tomorrow as well. Lauren Lapkus tweeted that she'll be on there.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I'm always sketchy about parking in the USC area for a number of reasons. Usually I'll suck up and pay a hefty parking fee (like for Shrine shows), but for two days, I might do the Metro. I've never...
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    Re: interpol return to studio

    New track is decent. I think everyone, including the band themselves, realizes they'll never recapture the greatness of the first two albums, but these first two fairly upbeat tracks are preferable...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    For what it's worth, Pink Mountaintops are now once again listed on the site, so who fucking knows.
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    Re: Sunset Strip Music Festival 2013

    Wow, they actually churned out a non-terrible lineup for once. Not quite enough to get me there for the price, but I hope it continues moving in this direction.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    TV on the Radio now confirmed in lineup video, even though they weren't listed with the original press release.

    I'm kinda undecided about this. Not a bad lineup, but I've seen most of it.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    I forgot that OK Go actually makes music to accompany their music videos. Probably because it's not very good.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    Yeah, I love the shit out of the Arctic Monkeys, but even at fests here they're "headlining" this year, they're a 2nd line headliner and will be on the smaller of the two main stages at Lolla and...
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    Re: UPCOMING SHOWS ON KIMMEL

    Had car trouble the day of Sia's 2011 performance, so hopefully I can make this one, though the Spoon one is more important.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Same, I've got a few people on Twitter and such who've never been to a festival before and are just gonna camp out all day on the rail for The Strokes. I would tell them that kills the entire point...
  28. Re: SANTA BARBARA ARCADE FIRE @ S.B. BOWL AUGUST 4th.

    I was thrilled to learn Owen Pallett was opening this show...until I saw that Spoon is opening down in SD.
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    Re: My Brightest Diamond?

    A Thousand Shark's Teeth is really good. I thought All Things Will Unwind was still decent, just not as good as the previous two.

    Looking forward to this.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I actually really enjoyed the Strokes at Coachella 2011. My only real complaint was the Kanye campers. I hate their last few albums as much as anyone else (actually, they have some die-hard defenders...
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    Poll: Re: Sitting up on someone's shoulders?

    They weren't on each other's team.

    *ahem*

    Thread may be over 7 years old, but still as annoying a practice as ever. "I can't see, so I'm going to punish everyone else so they can't see! Point...
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    Re: Artists playing consecutive years?

    The only ones off the top of my head in the last 5 years (and I'm sure there's a couple more) are Disclosure, Sleigh Bells, and The Black Keys. Obviously Disclosure blew up over the last year, while...
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    Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    The Rolling Stones
    Roger Waters
    Pearl Jam
    The Verve (probably not happening)
    Doves
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I can go solo to FYF but not to other festivals, and I think that's mainly cause I don't have to travel for FYF. Staying at my own house at night doesn't cost me a thing. And with other fests, I have...
  35. Re: Interpol and The Strokes making a return next year?

    I like The Strokes, but I think it would be extremely lame of Goldenvoice to book them as headliners for both festivals. Plus, after how awful his solo set was last month, Julian deserves a 5-year...
  36. Re: JAY Z's 2014 Made In America Festival ~ LOS ANGELES EDITION!

    The same fucked up reality where the top name is Imagine Dragons.
  37. Re: JAY Z's 2014 Made In America Festival ~ LOS ANGELES EDITION!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    The Philly lineup is awful, but at least there's 3-4 acts I care about on it. This is basically the KROQ Epicenter, plus John Mayer to attract a few more 14-year-old girls.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Whoa, I forgot what it was like to have an easy Front Gate experience.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Oh nice, great news for me since my paycheck is late this week. (Of course, assuming we can actually find the payment plan...)
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Like 0.0001%

    Interpol will almost certainly play right beforehand, same stage.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    It's just one sale, but it's stress-free. Last year, I don't think it sold out until the day of, and I'm not even sure it sold out at all in previous years. That said, it probably will this year. The...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Can't wait. Like The Strokes, they haven't released a good album for a decade, but I'm probably more excited for Interpol than The Strokes anyway.
  43. Re: forced to buy festival pass + shuttle combo, can i sell the shuttle passes?

    You can find people on this forum to sell them to in January. I know that personally, I'm not sure where I'll be staying yet for next year so I'm not sure right now if I'll need a shuttle pass or...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Hell, this is the first time in 4 years they didn't book Simian Mobile Disco.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    I'm okay with wristbands. I can't remember if FYF sent one or two tickets the last couple years, but keeping your ticket safe and non-crumpled at multi-day fests like Outside Lands is a pain.

    ...
  46. Re: No luck on pre-sale this year, now what?

    The good news for you is that if you're hell-bent on weekend 1 (and honestly, wouldn't you rather go weekend 2 than not go at all?), they obviously put a cap on how many pre-sale passes were sold...
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    Re: THE BLACK KEYS

    Their tour is well outside the radius clause, though. They're heavily rumored for Made In America LA.
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    Re: Payment Plan Issues

    Granted, Coachella's Facebook comments are also still idiocy like "Why would you sell passes before a lineup? What festival in the world does that?", but in this instance, their anger is justified.
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    Re: Payment Plan Issues

    I'm pretty upset with this. My phone got through the waiting room before any of my computer browsers did. You can't zoom out on the mobile site, so there was absolutely no way for me to see a payment...
  50. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    I went in feeling confident and stress-free since I've done this so many times for various festivals. Turned out to be one of the more annoying Front Gate experiences I've had. Finally got through on...
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