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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    My favorite of the year so far.

    I like everything Paul Thomas Anderson has done, Magnolia most of all. For me it's his magnum opus, and perhaps my favorite film of the many (probably thousands by...
  2. Thread: Bernie 2016?

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    Re: Bernie 2016?

    Miroir Noir, I see the Clinton campaign (and Hillary herself) in much the same way as you do. And the leftist critiques, too.

    Thanks for the thoughtful and articulate way you put it -- I'm more...
  3. Thread: Bernie 2016?

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    Re: Bernie 2016?

    Miroir Noir is (unsurprisingly) correct on all accounts here.

    Bernie Sanders’ policies would certainly be good for the country, particularly his prescriptions on “bread and butter” issues...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2015

    It's a fun little divey place with good sound and a decent bar (friendly bartenders). Nice place for a show. I've seen the capacity listed as 350-400, but it seemed smaller than that to me.
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    Well, the first 5 seasons have all started in April, so that would be a good guess.

    However, HBO has moved the starting month of their series shows plenty of times before, plus there's a thought...
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    Something less than 3 years have transpired in the books so far (and the HBO show, now that it's caught up). In the books the child characters (essentially, the Stark kids and Cersei's/Jaime's...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Umm, maybe I shouldn't say this and possibly kill a good (and free) thing, but you can park in the gravel lot on 2nd Ave. just a bit north of the Crescent (and directly north of the ASU lot) adjacent...
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    Re: COCOROSIE TO RETURN AT COACHELLA 2016

    Fucking perfect. On target, with nothing overwrought, particularly considering the OP's essentially minor misdeeds. Fairly restrained even, I'd say. You did not disappoint.
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    Re: COCOROSIE TO RETURN AT COACHELLA 2016

    Yeah, really like Cocorosie, especially their earlier stuff. I agree their later stuff is too polished -- Zola Jesus was similarly too-polished on her latest album, which was not nearly as good as...
  10. Re: It's raining prog-rock bass guitar legends

    Fuck, had no idea he was ill. One of my favorite bands from high school and college days (I'm only a few years younger than the age Chris checked out). Glad I got to see them perform a couple times...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    As the President put it, Love Wins.

    Fuck all the bigots, their bitter tears of anger and frustration somehow taste so sweet.
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Bad week for Fat Tony Scalia, and all the teeming hordes of bigoted fascist fucks whose fucked-up worldview aligns with his (very much including the current clown car cavalcade of Republican...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Thanks, guedita.

    Silent Servant is doing a show at the Monarch in SF on Friday, 7/17. Caught him at a show in Phoenix a couple weeks ago with a number of other good techno artists (like Shifted)...
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    Jon Snow is dead, both in the Game of Thrones and in the books.

    However, it is almost certain he will be brought back to life by Melisandre through the agency of her god of Light (R’hllor –...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Thanks for posting that! Like these guys but haven’t caught them live yet, and the Independent’s a pretty groovy venue that's a not-hard walk from the BART.

    Any opinion on when/if they might sell...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Great night of techno this past Sunday at the Monarch downtown (upstairs, entry off the back alley; downstairs in the main room with entry off Washington was some mix of shitty hip hop and cheesy...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    I'm having one right now. Really, really enjoying it, too (even though it's just a Fat Tire). You can have a beer at my workplace at lunchtime, just don't be super blatant about it. Flying to...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Yeah, just got my 2 WE2 GA tix with car camping via my phone after being in "standby" for an hour and twenty minutes. Neither one of my 2 computers on any browser (Chrome, Firefox, or IE) ever even...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    In the waiting room for WE2 ("the vibey-est") on my Android (Verizon) since 11. Won't go anywhere on either computer via the hyperlink no matter how many tries.

    Not sangiune.

    StubHub, I guess.
  20. Re: The Thread In Which We Post Our Facebook Friends' Annoying Status Updates

    Nah, man, there's no "switch" that goes off at 30, or any age, really. In my 6 decades of experience I've found that people can sometimes change significantly; moving, say, from intolerance and...
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    Poll: Re: Will you buy the 2016 pre-sale?

    You'd think they would have made provisions to deal with this, but I'm not sanguine.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Pre-Sale dates?

    Email just in from GV:

    Pre-sale this Thursday (June 4th) at 11am PDT.
  23. Thread: 2016 dates ?

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    Re: 2016 dates ?

    Suspicion confirmed.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    7/17 - Cold Cave @ Mezzanine
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    Re: Advice On Milking California Unemployment

    There are a handful of decent southern Indian places in Phoenix. Yeah, they've got dosas.

    Hope the job search goes well -- you looking in this benighted backwater?
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    AZ dude crashing the Nor Cal/SF thread here to say how stoked I am to have tix for both Shifted (6/7) and SHXCXCHCXSH (6/24) in Phoenix. Saw both mentioned here a page or so back as coming to SF,...
  27. Re: words people use that make you realize they are a douchebag

    Yeah, maybe I shouldn't be calling for arguing about music here anyway considering my Coachella forum "career" began so ignominiously with me getting my ass royally kicked by you, guedita, and others...
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    Poll: Re: Will you buy the 2016 pre-sale?

    My wife and I have mostly done the VMT thing each year and stayed at one of those over-priced resorts. In '09 it was like $2200 all in for two; in '13 they were around $3000 for two.

    This year...
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    Poll: Re: Will you buy the 2016 pre-sale?

    How would you be buying pre-sale if you're waiting on the lineup? Pre-sale's very likely next Friday (May 22nd). The lineup's not out till like January 5th (that's my guess). Do you mean you are...
  30. Re: words people use that make you realize they are a douchebag

    Umm… not sure what the jackstraw vitriol regarding insubordnat’s comment is all about. You guys have some history or something?

    I read insubordnat as – first – simply confirming what I and...
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    Gribbz, where's "here"?
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    Not just a California (or southern California) thing to put “the” in front of highway designations. As LickTheLizard states, it’s common here in AZ, too (maybe because we’re just a poor, backwater...
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    Re: Cocainechella? Really?

    Yep.

    Weed, molly, LSD, shrooms, some combination thereof – all good for a music festival, in my experience. Fun and uplifting psychoactives, basically, and much better than alcohol, which tends...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Pre-Sale dates?

    The pre-sale in 2013 for 2014 was on May 24th; last year it was on May 16th. Both Fridays, 10 am PDT.

    That may give some guidance.
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Tried to do the lottery ticket thing a couple times, couldn't get in. Heard they changed that so it's better now.

    One of these years, perhaps (better be soon, I think). Wife's not interested,...
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Yeah, I'm with you manalive. I figure camping at Coachella helps provide the full experience, definitely. It's just taken me this long to convince my wife because, well, we're old. Plus, she's a...
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Yeah, sorry I missed Adam Freeland with you, too. Heard from others that was a great set. Was busy being sonically-devastated by Swans at the time, and ended up just laying down on the grass for...
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Nah -- a legend in my own mind, maybe (ok, not even there). Like my wife says, "60 going on 25. But, really, you're 60". Just not ready to go too damn gentle into that good night; not yet, anyway....
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Enjoyed the hell out of the Do Lab this year and last -- glad they moved it to the new location, much better than in the middle of the fields. I thought last year's installation was more...
  40. Re: The Grand Attempt at a Group Shot of Our Happy Little Family: 2015 Edition!!

    Hey, it was great meeting you and the others (hated cutting Perfume Genius' set short, though)! Met you again at the beer barn later that day (I think it was later on Saturday -- it's all starting...
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    Re: Axwell Ingrosso Weekend 2 Set Speech

    Dude, your trolling on the Swedish House Mafia Duo topic -- in several threads -- is cracking me right the fuck up.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    Swans had the smallest crowd, which was too bad because the music was awesome.

    Duke Dumont had the biggest crowd of any set I attended. Didn't even try to be in the Sahara, but danced with a...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    In no particular order:

    Swans
    Squarepusher
    Caribou
    Tycho
    Duke Dumont


    HM:
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    Re: What a shit show

    Nope, not a shit show. Not at all. Unless you ended your fest with Drake, and why the hell would you do that?

    Caught 12-14 acts each day WE2 (fair number of split sets to get that many, of...
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    Re: How was Gesaffelstein?

    Thanks to all for the recs. Ancient Methods I know (and really enjoy). German, once again (seems appropriate, I guess).

    Maybe I have heard some of these others already and just don't know it. ...
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    Re: How was Gesaffelstein?

    Tnanks, guedita, for those recommendations. I knew of Orphx, but not the others.

    I really enjoy what I think of overall as "darkwave" music, which covers a number of genres/sub-genres and bands...
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    Damn, those were the only Sahara sets I even considered attending WE2. I figured Ratatat's crowd would not be filled with the usual Sahara children (expected they would move over to the Outdoor for...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Modest Mouse WE1 2013 blew chunks, and I really like Modest Mouse. Probably my biggest disappointment ever at Coachella. And Isaac Brock did some of the lamest, most cringe-worthy banter between...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    For me, moving Jon Hopkins up to start at 7:15 means removing the conflict with the War on Drugs, so I'll get to see them both now (ok, now he conflicts with both Lykke Li and Interpol, but I'm still...
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Anybody know if Whitehorse and/or Patricio & Shawni are worth checking out?

    I don't have any must-sees on the schedule Friday early until the Allah-Las at 2, so I'm thinking of starting my fest...
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