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    I remember running into a lot of europeans at after parties, not any really at the fest. It could be that I was just more... chatty... at the parties.

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    Safe travels, fucknuts.
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    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Broadcasting again this weekend I assume?

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    This weekend was completely ridiculously awesome.
    Last edited by Wheres the beef?; 05-29-2012 at 02:53 AM.

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    Sick.
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    I am so glad I made the last minute decision to go to this on Saturday. What a great weekend. Completely makes up for the piss poor dance lineup at Coachella this year. Great vibe, great music, UNREAL after parties.

    Carl Craig, Damien Lazarus, Maceo Plex, Sneak, Dopplereffekt on the Underground Stage (fucking dungeon of doom!!!)Tenaglia on a boat for a 6+ hour set, and complete debauchery at the Circo Loco party on Saturday until the cops came to shut it down.

    Public Enemy saying "This ain't no mutha fucking hologram!!!" was pretty funny if you ask me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shotglass75 View Post
    I am so glad I made the last minute decision to go to this on Saturday. What a great weekend. Completely makes up for the piss poor dance lineup at Coachella this year. Great vibe, great music, UNREAL after parties.

    Carl Craig, Damien Lazarus, Maceo Plex, Sneak, Dopplereffekt on the Underground Stage (fucking dungeon of doom!!!)Tenaglia on a boat for a 6+ hour set, and complete debauchery at the Circo Loco party on Saturday until the cops came to shut it down.

    Public Enemy saying "This ain't no mutha fucking hologram!!!" was pretty funny if you ask me.
    Oh yeah?

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    Perfect DEMF. Even the wrong choices were right choices. Less than 12 hours sleep from Friday morning to Monday night. Too much amazing music to even list off highlights. Weird times. Old Miami. Slows. The best damned rave crew in the motherfucking world. Undoubtedly my favorite weekend of the year once again.
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    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    The only wrong choice was to miss it.
    "How long will this last, this delicious feeling of being alive, of having penetrated the veil which hides beauty and the wonders of celestial vistas? It doesn't matter, as there can be nothing but gratitude for even a glimpse of what exists for those who can become open to it."

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    Joris Voorn b2b with Nic Fanciulli was the sexiest 2 hours of tech house I've heard in a long time.

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    Everyone be on the look out for set recordings.
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    Patrick, are you going to give this a proper write up?
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    Will somebody trade their bow ticket for my stern ticket? I have this thing where I get seasick if I'm on the wrong side of the engine room, and it works better with my schedule to be on the front end of the changing time zone.

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    I may try. Last year I was far more composed and coherent enough to give things proper evaluation. This year I was a lot more sloppy.
    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    Deservedly so, glad you were able to make it up there.
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    Will somebody trade their bow ticket for my stern ticket? I have this thing where I get seasick if I'm on the wrong side of the engine room, and it works better with my schedule to be on the front end of the changing time zone.

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    Sickwrecked

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Salva dropped Ludacris's "Fantasy" at the Red Bull stage.

    The Red Bull stage is where they play the heavy stuff.

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    I'm feeling pretty good other than being a bit tired and hoarse. I feel like I went a lot harder this year yet managed better and came out of the weekend not feeling cracked out. This was a perfect festival for me in so many ways. "Even the wrong choices were right choices," Patrick, that is spot on.

    Let's see..
    Friday was a family day for me, but I had a great time hanging out with everyone at the hotel once I got back downtown. More fun than I would have had at Life & Death I think.

    Saturday... we saw (a small part of) Actress, Greg Wilson, Todd Terje, Photek, Derrick Carter, and SBTRKT. We'd planned to see Roni Size but left because we were hammered. I do wish my sibs and I hadn't gotten so blasted because I'm really fuzzy on most of Saturday other than Greg Wilson and Todd Terje.

    On Sunday, Patrick, Adam, and I were at Shit Show before the doors opened and caught 5+ hours of great music. Daniel Bell into/overlapping with DVS1, into Public Lover... I'd never heard Till von Sein but really enjoyed his set. Kollektiv Turmstrasse was the perfect way to end the party before hanging out at the hotel for a few hours. Had a great day at the festival with some downtime early in the day to share some unforgettable moments with friends. Tiger & Woods, Dopplereffekt, Ian Pooley, Mathew Jonson were the sets I focused on, though I browsed more. KMS 25 Sunday night was everything I hoped it would be. Dark, sweaty, a little undercrowded. So many weird/wonderful moments in that place. Ben Sims, 69 (Carl Craig), Inner City, Kevin Saunderson & Derrick May... plus a few minutes of Terrence Parker and Mike Huckaby.

    I'm so glad a few of you trusted Patrick and me and headed to Old Miami first thing on Monday morning. I will never forget seeing Ryan's face as he walked in and handed his $10 admission to the dapper gentleman working the door (Seth Troxler ). Sitting in the lawn in the shade listening to old soul records having bloody marys, sangria, and Ghettoblasters over breakfast with my friends was the absolute perfect way to wind down that crazy 35 hour marathon. It would have been nice to see more acts there (I only caught Footprintz) but,...

    Monday was a little more mellow for me. Took a long nap to refresh and then headed into the fest for Radio Slave and Chris Liebing. I spent a few hours at the Made in Detroit stage, alternating between dancing my ass off to Plaslaiko and Pullen, and chilling out under the Stargate watching people breakdance. I know there were other great acts on, but for my last night in Detroit, there was no place I'd rather be. From there, I caught a little of Saunderson's set (good, but I HAD to go back to Stacey Pullen) and all of Jeff Mills. While there were some problems with Mills's set, I loved the track selection and watching/dancing from the top of the ampitheater and seeing how hard the crowd was dancing the whole set was just.. amazing.

    Tuesday was fucking perfect too, Slow's and Old Miami again and a few last hours with friends. I wound up getting stuck in Detroit another night due to our flights getting delayed so many times, but I finally got home last night at around 11, and I already wish I could go back.

    I met a ton of really cool people, was blessed to be able to spend so much time with friends. I can't believe that not only did my family come back to the fest again this year, but they are buying presale weeekend tickets when they go on sale for 2013. There were a lot of after party tickets that went unused but I'm SO happy with the ones I focused on. (The only ones I'd really wanted to try - Circo Loco, Rare Form - I heard had pretty serious issues). Sunday was one of the most perfect days of music I've ever had.

    I am really, really elated by the way this thing keeps growing in my circle of friends. In 2003, a bunch of my SF "raver" type friends went to Detroit on Memorial Day weekend for an electronic music festival. I couldn't quite understand why they'd want to take a vacation in Detroit. After meeting Patrick and Matt and hearing about their experience in 2010, a few of us decided to take the plunge. This year, there were about 100 of us, I think. I can't wait to see how many make the trip in 2013.

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    I'm upset that I'm not laying on the grass at Old Miami with Ghetto Blasters being poured into my mouth right now. But I'll deal with it.

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Ghettoblasters, I thought, fit the vibe of the party perfectly.

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    Highlights for me...

    Getting kicked out of shitshow
    Sailor moon glowstick twirl
    Forza wearing a sweatshirt to kms and almost passing out
    And of course the dj xanex disco funkathon every night on floor 7 of the doubletree.


    Seriously though, wall to wall 10/10 sets and the cheapest 3 day traveling festival adventure ive ever had. There is no way i am not going back next year.
    "How long will this last, this delicious feeling of being alive, of having penetrated the veil which hides beauty and the wonders of celestial vistas? It doesn't matter, as there can be nothing but gratitude for even a glimpse of what exists for those who can become open to it."

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    M.C. K3TAMEAN

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Kevin Saunderson playing out Green Velvet's Flash was a personal moment of excitement for me.

    Also: Todd Terje playing Inspector Norse.

    4/20: Godflesh, Cut Hands @ DNA Lounge
    4/21: The Men @ Rickshaw Stop
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/10: Joey Anderson @ TBA
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom
    6/27: Fuck Buttons @ The Independent
    6/28: Robyn & Royksopp @ Bill Graham

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    Best set: Joris Voorn b2b Nic Fanciuli
    Most disappointing set: Maceo Plex
    Highlight of the weekend: My meltdown at Old Miami

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    NEVER FORGET


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    I cant even really pick a best set, there were so many... Also if something was mediocre 3 other stages or parties were minutes away.
    "How long will this last, this delicious feeling of being alive, of having penetrated the veil which hides beauty and the wonders of celestial vistas? It doesn't matter, as there can be nothing but gratitude for even a glimpse of what exists for those who can become open to it."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wheres the beef? View Post
    Best set: Joris Voorn b2b Nic Fanciuli
    Most disappointing set: Maceo Plex
    Highlight of the weekend: My meltdown at Old Miami
    Unsurprising. Did you have high expectations? He's always been a rubbish DJ imo.

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    I concur. The only reason maceo plex gets worst set was because I had built it up too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ross1492 View Post
    Unsurprising. Did you have high expectations? He's always been a rubbish DJ imo.

    I did. I think part of the problem is that I love his productions but he never plays them in his dj sets. That's my main complaint (if you can even call it one).

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