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    Re: THE Replacements.

    Bummer. I was looking forward to that set since January. Would not have been happy.
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    Re: THE Replacements.

    Twitter feed suggests that Paul didn't play at all last night. What happened?
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    Re: Broken Bells - Best Part of Friday

    I really enjoyed their set, though truth be told I kept looking at my watch thinking "38 minutes till the Replacements."

    They sounded great and Mercer is a real pro.

    The white stands in the...
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    Re: AKS Weekend 2 Viewing Thread

    Watching Friday's show right now. Looks like a bigger crowd for Neko Case. A different demographic for W2 perhaps?
  5. Thread: Video Feed

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    Re: Video Feed

    The old farts have directv:)
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    Re: Video Feed

    Can't help with online link, but it's on Directv 340.
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    Re: Video Feed

    And the Biebs!
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    Video Feed

    Ok. The video feed says it will be "live" but it also appears to say that it doesn't start until 6:00 our time. Since Grouplove hits the stage in an hour and they are part of the feed, it seems...
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    Re: THE Replacements.

    Feeling like a hundred bucks, exchanging good lucks face to face.
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    http://i60.tinypic.com/15p07b6.jpg
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    I suggest you re-read my post. Nowhere in my post did I attack your beloved Calvin directly. And you're right, I haven't listened to his stuff (although I probably have been unknowingly inundated...
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    There are innovators that sell a shitload of records (Beatles, Sinatra, Jay-Z) and innovators that are just as brilliant that don't (VU, Patti Smith). There are vapid, talentless pukes that sell...
  13. Re: So, What Act is Gonna Be the Trainwreck of Coachella 2014?

    Winnah!
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    Re: Coachella message board demographics

    barely older than Tom's Cardinals' jerseys looked; not as old as Santasutt
    white as can be
    m, though I'm sure I was a back-up singer on Phil Spector recordings in my previous life
    City: Bay...
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    Re: Does anyone else have a post Coachella cold?

    I am only suffering from withdrawals and sadness
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    Re: What boardies did you meet/see?

    Oh, I had left by this time.
  17. Re: Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Sahara tent

    corn holes
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    Re: Win Butler is a twat

    It's the old saying of you never want to meet your heroes.
  19. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Since there are about 4-5 Coachella/FYF overlaps, from this year's lineup I would really like to see Temples, Foxygen, J. Roddy and Graveyard.
  20. Re: The Grand Attempt at a Group Shot of Our Happy Little Family: 2014 Edition!!

    #23
  21. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Are dates confirmed for Aug. 23-24?

    Never mind. Just saw a tweet that said 129 days till the fest.
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    Re: What boardies did you meet/see?

    Santasutt
    guedita (and thomthom?)
    TomAz (felt like I was meeting a celeb)
    algunz and her hubby
    sonnyboy

    Enjoyed knocking a couple back with you guys.
  23. Thread: Craft Beer?

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    Re: Craft Beer?

    Lots and lots of IPAs, Pale Ales and the dark stuff. Golden Road Hef and lager were both stellar. Big Daddy Amber was solid.
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    Re: Merchandise 2014

    A couple things:

    Know what the f*ck you want when you get to the front.

    If you are a tweener size, ask the dude to bring you two sizes so you can see which one fits you.

    If you are...
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    Re: THE Replacements.

    From what I heard from the dudes from Minny next to me, the answer is not in quite a while.
  26. Thread: THE CULT!

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    Re: THE CULT!

    This totally blew. Couldn't agree more with the poster above that Ian totally phoned it in. For a guy that's been around, his performance was very unprofessional. The crowd's reaction after Rain...
  27. Thread: AFI

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    Re: AFI

    Only caught the last three songs, but these guys were tight, energetic, loud and good. Don't pick this time to hit the beer tent if you have a hole in your schedule.
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    Re: Best and Worst Crowds of the Weekend?

    Best: Future Islands, Jagwar Ma, Arcade Fire (everyone singing, grooving, clapping, woh-oh-oh-ing), Frank Turner (he had em whupped into a frenzy), Preservation Hall Jazz Band (very appreciative of...
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    Re: the Toy Dolls

    ^^^
    Second that. They had some shtick that was almost vaudevillian (confetti out of an oversized bottle of Lambrusco?). I also felt bad for them when they did a couple of mini sing-alongs that no...
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    Re: It's time to get rid of the "EDM" cheese.

    I must say that I encountered almost no douche-chella this year. Reading these posts, it appears to be a product of the shows I saw. The most potential douche-ness was getting close at Arcade Fire....
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    Re: Motörhead!!!!

    My son was on the rail for Motorhead and had the same thought after coming over to AF.
  32. Thread: 2015 Dates?

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    Re: 2015 Dates?

    This is one way to get my wife to attend.
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    Re: Artist Signings?

    I actually had a nice email exchange with the Zia people. They essentially said it was their deal as they were concentrating on getting a store off the ground and couldn't spare the manpower. ...
  34. Thread: Bo Ningen

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    Re: Bo Ningen

    Damn. Didn't make it. My son slept in and wanted his iHOP badly.
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    Re: SUNDAY OVERCROWDED WEEKEND ONE

    Same here. Farthest back I was before NMH was about 6 people deep. I was awestruck at the rush into Calvin. I was trying to find a word that is the opposite of "exodus" because that's what that...
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    Re: Arcade Fire 2014

    That's my working (or hopeful) hypothesis. I hope you're right. The bottom line is that they need a critical mass of their "core" artists (i.e., stuff that people other than the "I just wanna see...
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    Re: NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL!

    It started at 7.30, so probably just after. My mind is playing tricks on me. I recall it being light out at the start but that song was clearly in the dark. Regardless, your post is 100% correct.
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    Re: NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL!

    I would disagree:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iokxGCPgxvY
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    Re: THE Replacements.

    That's a pretty good pick right there, though Left of the Dial was pretty amazing too. My son managed to get on the rail and switched spots with me, a gesture for which I will always be grateful. I...
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    Re: Weak Ass Crowdchella

    My only concern, though, is that this is the future of Coachella. It seems like they would sell this place out if Calvin, Lana and Lorde were the headliners and no artist was allowed in with a...
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    Room for Improvement

    Overall, very well done, GV. A few comments/suggestions, and these are pretty minor:

    1. Maybe a 1-2 minute grace period for artists that go a bit over. Cutting off Beck and Fishbone was a bit...
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    Re: [+] DAUGHTER 2014

    Mesmerizing, but I must admit I was thinking about how much I was looking forward to Arcade Fire.
  43. Re: Was the wind really as bad as the weather reports stated?

    I regretted not bringing clear eye-wear. Felt like someone sandpapered my eyes. Maybe I'll get some Kareem goggles or some Skrilly glasses next year.
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    Re: NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL!

    So, I don't want to be the iconoclast, but what is up with Mangum and these guys? I must admit to not being a huge fan (their ascent coincided with my musical dark period brought on by new...
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    Re: NMH and Calvin Harris

    I don't doubt it. Though admittedly I don't see a ton of headliners, the only other bigger crowd I ever saw was Jay-Z back in '10. For an old rocker like myself, that (the CH crowd) was a sad but...
  46. Re: Your top five acts of Coachella 2014 (Weekend One Edition)

    Unfortunately, this is the demo of the festival these days. The people posting here are in a small minority of the tastes of the total attendees. Motorhead was half-empty (my son got on the rail),...
  47. Re: My Saturday Writeup: Mmmmmmm Beer Mmmmmmm

    We got there about 10 minutes before the start and were about halfway between soundboard and stage, or close enough for my son to mosh and then get scolded by some late 20-something dude, who was...
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    Re: Best improvements of 2014

    2nd on the craft brew area (especially tipping a couple with you algunz). Piping in music from Outdoor or Main might help offset the Yuma thump, though.

    They really kept the bros and the "I just...
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    Re: Traffic on I-10 leaving is a nightmare

    What time did you leave? I left the grounds at 1 am and hit no traffic.
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    Re: Artist Signings?

    doble. sorry
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