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    Anyone else thinking of heading to Montreal this year? I went last year and it was a blast. Such a beautiful place to hold a festival, and Montreal is such a great city.

    Being held August 3-5th, same weekend as Lollapalooza, so I'm assuming there will be a lot of crossover.

    The Black Keys, M83, Justice, The Shins and Florence and the Machine are already confirmed. Full lineup comes out Tuesday!

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    I went in 2010 and had a blast. It was pretty special getting to see Arcade Fire headlining a hometown show.

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    This really is a great festival. I'm either doing this or Lolla this year, and I would rather do Osheaga, but it's all line up dependent. Young the Giant is also confirmed.

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    Easily the best fest in Canada.

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    Bloc Party have confirmed themselves via twitter. Official lineup announcement tonight at 10p.m. EST

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    Looks like Feist is confirmed, according to her website

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    Love It!

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    Will MGMT ever go away?
    9/10 Swans @ Roxy, 9/17 Karen O at Masonic Lodge, 9/19 Tokimonsta @ El Rey, 9/20 Chvrches @ Tower Theatre, 9/30 Cibo Matto @ the Roxy, 10/3-4 Desert Stars, 10/9 Zola Jesus @ El Rey, 10/16 Massive Attack @ Greek Theater, 10/22-25 CMJ, 10/26 Asobi Seksu & Slowdive @ Royale

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    huoratronnnn
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    meh. Sigur Rós is the only thing that really stands out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    Will MGMT ever go away?
    Really you see a line up full of good bands and you single out MGMT?

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    Interesting mix.

    Pemberton (7/18-20) ~ FYF (8/22-23)

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    This is a fantastic line up.
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    People still care about Metric?

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    They do in Canada

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sushov23 View Post
    Really you see a line up full of good bands and you single out MGMT?
    Don't get me wrong, this is nice, but still. It's funny because yesterday I was debating this year's festies with someone and I said "one of the best things about this year is that MGMT has finally retreated."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phunkevil View Post
    People still care about Metric?
    Yea maybe if Broken Social Scene was on the line up, this would look little bit more interesting. But other than Sigur Ros, Amadou & Mariam and Little Dragon, I wouldn't go out of my way to see any of the other artists even if they're touring on their own...

    Lolla don't disappoint me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phunkevil View Post
    People still care about Metric?
    Actually, their popularity has been on the rise the last few years. So long as the new album doesn't disappoint, it will continue to do so.
    9/10 Swans @ Roxy, 9/17 Karen O at Masonic Lodge, 9/19 Tokimonsta @ El Rey, 9/20 Chvrches @ Tower Theatre, 9/30 Cibo Matto @ the Roxy, 10/3-4 Desert Stars, 10/9 Zola Jesus @ El Rey, 10/16 Massive Attack @ Greek Theater, 10/22-25 CMJ, 10/26 Asobi Seksu & Slowdive @ Royale

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    That's a fun card. Makes up for having to miss last year.

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    I love that undercard and hopefully Lolla has at least half of it this year.

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    I hope OSL also gets Sigur Ros, Metric, Zola Jesus, and Snoop would be fun to see again.
    9/10 Swans @ Roxy, 9/17 Karen O at Masonic Lodge, 9/19 Tokimonsta @ El Rey, 9/20 Chvrches @ Tower Theatre, 9/30 Cibo Matto @ the Roxy, 10/3-4 Desert Stars, 10/9 Zola Jesus @ El Rey, 10/16 Massive Attack @ Greek Theater, 10/22-25 CMJ, 10/26 Asobi Seksu & Slowdive @ Royale

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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    meh. Sigur Rós is the only thing that really stands out.
    Garbage, Franz and Bloc Party are pretty fucking fantastic and this is first North American festival that has booked any of them this year
    I hope all three end up at Lolla.

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    HUORATRON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!


    Fuckin great lineup for Montreal! I hope half these acts are at Lollapalooza
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    ConcertGoer, any idea why the Lolla discussion forum has been down the last couple of hours?

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    No idea. The lineup isn't coming out for several weeks so that can't be the reason.

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    ^it's really pissing me off.

    Anyway, not a bad line up and all. Apart from a couple good acts it's mostly recycled indie bands. Osheaga always has some good late adds, though

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    Quote Originally Posted by concertgoer View Post
    Garbage, Franz and Bloc Party are pretty fucking fantastic and this is first North American festival that has booked any of them this year
    I hope all three end up at Lolla.
    i'm sure they will.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leyser View Post
    ^it's really pissing me off.

    Anyway, not a bad line up and all. Apart from a couple good acts it's mostly recycled indie bands. Osheaga always has some good late adds, though
    Leyser who were the late adds last year?

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