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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    I want to revise as well. The past few years have been great and my tastes have refined:

    1. Fugazi
    2. Husker Du
    3. Black Sabbath (C'mon finances!)
    4. Television
    5. Outkast
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    Oh yeah, so can either version of Black Flag count? Or does Rollins need to be involved.

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    Rollins doesn't need to be involved. I wouldn't include FLAG, as Greg Ginn was and is Black Flag in my mind. I could see many people considering FLAG as a great Black Flag show, and I'm super excited to see them, but without Ginn it's not Black Flag.

    Just so happens that Black Flag exists again, so that's easily answered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spooks View Post
    1. Fugazi
    2. Bikini Kill
    3. The Avalanches
    4. Tom Waits
    5. Unwound
    6. Husker Du
    7. the Talking Heads
    8. the Fall
    9. the Sugarcubes
    10. Silkworm
    Adding 5 more!
    1. Talk Talk
    2. The Replacements
    3. Boards of Canada
    4. The Birthday Party
    5. David Bowie

    10/3 M.A.N.D.Y. @ ?
    10/4 Liars/The Blood Brothers @ Summerstage
    10/4 KiNK/Atom™/Tin Man @ Output
    10/5 The Blood Brothers @ Warsaw


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    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
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    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    Sorry man, The Birthday Party will never happen. Rowland S. Howard kicked the bucket a few years ago, and he was an essential part of the act. I'd loved to have seen them.
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    Oh man, if ATP ever got Talk Talk to do a Laughing Stock DLB set...I'd fly anywhere...
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    10/10 - Thurston Moore/Sebadoh - Echoplex (?)
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    10/13 - Oren Ambarchi - Jewels Catch One


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    Seconded, moved and voted on by the committee. That would be astounding.

    I'm pretty sure they've offered a large amount of money though, and Hollis doesn't seem to have any interest in doing it. And probably, just honestly, wouldn't be able to. So much of that album was made by editing down long improvised sections painstakingly. But dear god, if it ever happened...
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutterbutter View Post
    Led Zeppelin (would kill for)
    The White Stripes
    LCD Soundsystem
    David Bowie
    The Rolling Stones


    When I think about it, I dont really have a dying urge to see the white stripes having seen Jack White do his current live thing live which was amazing, but something about it just gets to me having plans to go to that last forum show. I wouldnt turn it down though thats for sure.

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    Talking Heads
    LCD Soundsystem
    Devo
    The National
    White Stripes
    Daft Punk *ducks for cover*
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    Yeah, I would put Daft Punk in the now open spot on my top 5. The energy is going to be wild when they do come back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    I want to revise as well. The past few years have been great and my tastes have refined:

    1. Fugazi
    2. Husker Du
    3. Black Sabbath (C'mon finances!)
    4. Television
    5. Outkast
    I really hope you can cross off Black Sabbath in the next couple of months.
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    October 29 - The Melvins
    November 7-9 - Fun Fun Fun Fest
    November 18 - Slayer

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    Quote Originally Posted by stuporfly View Post
    1. Beastie Boys - back before they released 'Licensed to Ill,' Beastie Boys were on the bill as support act to PiL at the Beacon Theatre in NYC. I was 15, and I'd already heard "Cookie Puss" and "She's On It," and was pretty stoked for their set. Sadly, they never showed, so we were treated to 90 minutes of soundchecking PiL's drum kit. Boom!...Boom-boom! Since then, I've missed countless opportunities to see one of my favorite bands. Perhaps I'll remedy that one day.

    2. The Smiths - I know this probably breaks the original poster's protocol, but I'm citing past missed chances. I'd tickets to see the Smiths at Radio City Music Hall, but Little Lord Morrissey had a hangnail or something equally traumatic, so they canceled. Then the Smiths split up. The end.

    3. Radiohead - I've heard good things about these youn go-getters.

    4. David Bowie - That would be rad.

    5. The Stone Roses - it's still possible, right? Right?
    1. Fuck...

    2. It'll never happen.

    3. Nipped this one in the bud a couple times since. They're alright.

    4. It'll never happen.

    5. Thanks to Coachella for helping fulfill this one for me. I would still like to see them in the UK, though, as this set was kind of a let down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Sorry man, The Birthday Party will never happen. Rowland S. Howard kicked the bucket a few years ago, and he was an essential part of the act. I'd loved to have seen them.
    I had no idea. RIP Rowland S. Howard

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    10/4 KiNK/Atom™/Tin Man @ Output
    10/5 The Blood Brothers @ Warsaw


    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
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    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    The White Stripes
    Daft Punk
    Outkast
    David Gilmour (surviving members of Floyd, i've seen Waters solo)
    Led Zeppelin

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    1. Brian Eno (also Roxy with Eno)
    2. Nick Cave
    3. Einsturzende Neubauten
    4. Loop
    5. Scratch Acid

    Or something. That's excluding unlikely reunions, recluses, and general other unlikelies.
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    That last Gilmour On An Island/ Darkside Of The Moon tour was incredible. Everybody but Roger (& Sid of course) was there. I went to the first show in Chicago. Afterwards I seriously contemplated sleeping in my car and trying to find a scalped ticket for the next night.
    "Oh this uncertainty is taking me over"

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    outkast (highly doubt it will ever happen)
    the talking heads (highly doubt this one as well)
    kraftwerk (have almost seen them a few times)
    the knife (hopefully next year)
    a tribe called quest (who the heck knows)

    bands that would have been on my list and then amazingly happened over the last few years: desaparecidos, the specials, pulp, at the drive-in, gorillaz, godspeed you black emperor.

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    The White Stripes (was going to see them at ACL '07 but then they cancelled, dammit)
    Cocteau Twins
    Aphex Twin
    Blur (wasn't willing to pay $300+ to see them this year)
    Daft Punk

    I saw Bowie on the Area 2 tour in 2002 with Moby, Busta Rhymes, and Blue Man Group. Played a great 90-minute set.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    Bowie
    Erasure
    The Knife
    The Smiths
    Madonna (seriously her goddamn shows are so expensive and sell out so fast, I'll probably never go)
    1. This could still happen
    2. Crossed off
    3. Will be crossed off in September
    4. Not happening
    5. Maybe someday if I can stand to cough up the money
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    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    5. Maybe someday if I can stand to cough up the money
    I would've loved to have seen Madonna back in the 90's or even when she toured for Ray of Light, but she never came to our area. Since then, her recent music has become uninteresting, when she finally played our area on the last tour I didn't bother going.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    Reunions (all members living):
    1 The Smiths
    2 The Talking Heads
    3 The White Stripes
    4 Husker Du
    5 Galaxie 500

    Possibilities:
    1 Neutral Milk Hotel
    2 Daft Punk
    3 The Knife
    4 Shabazz Palaces
    5 Television

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    Quote Originally Posted by nationocean View Post
    Royksopp (seen twice now!)
    Outkast
    Tool (always seem to miss them)
    Soul Coughing (never happening)
    Jay Z (coachella)

    edit: and wait, I walked by Jay Z and saw a couple of songs at coach. so yeah, that's good enough for me..

    Pixies
    Outkast
    Tool
    Alice in Chains
    iamwhoiamwhoami
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    Quote Originally Posted by shoegazer76 View Post
    That last Gilmour On An Island/ Darkside Of The Moon tour was incredible. Everybody but Roger (& Sid of course) was there. I went to the first show in Chicago. Afterwards I seriously contemplated sleeping in my car and trying to find a scalped ticket for the next night.
    Nick Mason wasn't there. Just Gilmour and Wright.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    1. Brian Eno (also Roxy with Eno)
    2. Nick Cave
    3. Einsturzende Neubauten
    4. Loop
    5. Scratch Acid

    Or something. That's excluding unlikely reunions, recluses, and general other unlikelies.
    I would love to see Einsturzende Neubauten....Didnt they actually come around recently, or are going on tour soon?...im gonna investigate
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    Quote Originally Posted by shoegazer76 View Post
    That last Gilmour On An Island/ Darkside Of The Moon tour was incredible. Everybody but Roger (& Sid of course) was there. I went to the first show in Chicago. Afterwards I seriously contemplated sleeping in my car and trying to find a scalped ticket for the next night.
    Amazing show. absolutely fucking amazing. The fact that gilmour played Echoes in its entirety was so fucking Incredible, not to mention the on an island album is a complete masterpiece. one of my favorite shows of all time. hands down. No mason though. Very happy I got to see Rick Wright before he passed
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    Quote Originally Posted by nationocean View Post
    Soul Coughing (Please Book them Coachella!!! PLEASE!)
    I don't think that's going to happen soon:

    http://blogs.villagevoice.com/music/...rview_mike.php
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    ^ i guess it would be great if he could just play the songs but it sounds like he doesn't have the full rights to do it. very disappointing that some of the most inventive song writing comes from such an ugly band filled with drugs and hate.. oh well..

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    Quote Originally Posted by brando4n82 View Post
    I would love to see Einsturzende Neubauten....Didnt they actually come around recently, or are going on tour soon?...im gonna investigate
    The US wouldn't let them in or something so they cancelled their tour a few years ago.
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    That pissed me off so badly. I had a ticket to see them and was so stoked.
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    I remember passing on Einsturzende Neubauten because I was low on money, so I was kind of relieved they cancelled (thinking they'd come back soonish).

    2013 has taken care of some major itches I needed to scratch:
    Boris
    Man or Astroman?
    Tinariwen
    Mark Kozelek
    Sun Ra Arkestra (8/4)

    Hmm... off the top of my head I can only come up with Elephant 6 acts:
    Neutral Milk Hotel
    Apples in Stereo
    Circulatory System
    Elf Power
    The Gerbils
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