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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I was so stoked to find Cafe Reggio by Holiday available on Discogs in the US. Had a friend pick it up for me at Mono Records to avoid any shipping disasters.
    The Life Pursuit was repressed last...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    And Viet Cong at the Rickshaw is sold out. Welp.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    This year's lineup is probably the best yet. So sad to miss it. Hopefully the Mummies come out for Total Trash Halloween!
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Don't feel I've paid attention to this half decade as much as I did 2005-2009. Here's what I got:

    1. Grinderman Grinderman 2 (2010)
    2. Beach House Bloom (2012)
    3. Yo La Tengo Fade (2013)...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    OMG

    https://bleep.com/broadcast#
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I'm guessing you're in Santa Ana when you go to Orange County? If so, check out Left of the Dial and Mass Media Records next time.
  7. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Plotting a summer vacation around this. BOS-KEF purchased. I'm not sure if this will have the best lineup that aligns to my taste, but this is still a great bill in a wonderful setting. Excited to...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I love listening to Verve sessions on Sunday mornings.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Also, Belle & Sebastian are playing the Greek on 4/12. It's a GA show and tickets are $50. I'm thinking tickets will either be available the day of the show, or scalpers will be selling them under...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Perhaps the best setlist I've seen them perform. So they already did Transmissions in Minneapolis and plan to do Clouds there, too. I may be fanboy enough to travel for that.



    I've been on the...
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    Re: Top 10 Shows/Sets Of 2014

    Never thought I'd get to see Neutral Milk Hotel, Cat Stevens, or Rocketship. Let alone in the same year.
    I finally got to see Elf Power and Phantom Surfers as well.
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    Re: Top 10 Shows/Sets Of 2014

    Neutral Milk Hotel - Moshed like a jackass to "Holland, 1945" at the Fox; The Hollywood Bowl show was perfection.
    St. Vincent - 2014 was her year, right? Right.
    Yo La Tengo - Consistently amazing....
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    And that's why you clear your PMs.
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    I'm pretty sure Homeroom delivers. I can host a record club on the 27th.
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    I'm down the street from there. Bring some change and we can hit up 1234 Go and Stranded Records.
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    Nah, I'm avoiding records shops so that I can focus on buying Xmas junk for others.
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    So, I totally lucked out with Robin as my secret Santa.

    http://oi62.tinypic.com/opppfn.jpg

    She bought me dinner (vegan mac n cheese).

    http://oi60.tinypic.com/35be6pe.jpg

    And dessert...
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    Sent my gift. I couldn't figure out a good thing to get, so instead I got creative with the presentation. Also, postage nearly cost as much as the gift itself because I don't know how to money.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    "Party Police" is my favorite track. The way her voice cracks towards the end always gets me. Bummer they played up here on Thanksgiving weekend.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I just got around to Alvvays' eponymous debut. Now that's indie pop done right. The lyrics are Camera Obscura clever and the music falls somewhere between Sarah and Slumberland. It's been on repeat...
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    Re: In Memoriam 2014

    I thought this would be about board members that were banned and/or scared away by that fedora guy.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Perfect Pussy/Joanna Gruesome 7" arrived today. So good.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    It's risky trading for pitching prospects, but on the surface it's a good deal. They have to have something bigger in mind.

    Howie was my favorite. :( Anyone want Hamilton?
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    The original pressings of each of those still fetch some really good money.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Got me The Life Pursuit and Push Barman to Open Old Woinds reissues. Man, I love dancing to Belle and Sebastian.
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    Fyi, if any of you overachievers are my Santa, I set my address as my folks' place so I won't see the gift until Xmas. Unless of course my dad mistakenly opens my mail and tells me about it.
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    I can swing by before heading over to Rickshaw to catch North American Scum cover Talking Heads.
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    Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    It's raining Chesperito:
    http://m.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-30256054
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    Re: The San Francisco Thread

    Nick's Lounge on Adeline close to Ashby Bart. No private rooms, but a good variety of songs. There's lots of regulars.
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    Re: The San Francisco Thread

    There's a karaoke bar in Berkeley with a great selection - lots of Leonard Cohen - but it's just a depressing place to be. Regardless of circumstances, with just a bit of alcohol I will happily...
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    Re: The San Francisco Thread

    I generally dislike karaoke, but I did dance karaoke at the Rickshaw a while back. I performed "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and totally killed it. RIP Whitney.
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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    Whoa. That'd be an aural assault. Swans were quite whelming for me at IBYM 2011 (gasp!) so I'd like to give them another go.
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    GY!BE and the Field have put on two of the best performances I've seen. And Loop was easily the loudest band I've seen indoors. I can dig this.
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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    13 more names announced for the festival tomorrow. So far 3 of them have been revealed on Facebook: Iceage, Mudhoney, and Ghostigital.

    I have a feeling there won't be many Belle and...
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    Re: 2014 Secret Santa Thread

    1) What is your favorite color?
    Anything pastel

    2) What is your T-shirt size?
    XL

    3) What is your favorite animal (if you want something with an animal on it)?
    Dog

    4) If you would like to...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Nope. Got me a $7 slice the other day. Vegan options are usually a pricier, but that's still ridiculous. It hit the spot, though, and I washed it down with an Obsidian Stout. I'm not complaining.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    I'm really hoping the Royals complete the postseason sweep. For Paul Rudd.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    See, I just can't stand the Giants. And I'm not really a Dodgers fan. Maybe I'll always be a Southern Californian at heart.

    Anyway, the Giants are magic in the playoffs and can easily take another...
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    That was the balkiest balk that ever balked.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    I gave up being a traditionalist when third-to-first became a balk. Might as well have a DH.
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    Re: 2015 Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame Nominations

    Moz would probably appear if Joan Jett and Lou Reed are also inducted. And the only song I bet he'd perform is "Satellite of Love." I'd really like to hear/read his thoughts on each of the nominees.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Whoa! Thanks for the heads up!
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    Totally agree about Nels Cline's contribution to Cibo Matto.

    Yo La Tengo were as incredible as usual. It got tough focusing on the music when they got quiet, but drunken douchiness is always hard...
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    Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2014

    Set up camp at the Arrow Stage. Currently at Waxahatchee and then bouncing around to Thao before returning to base. Love Fridays at HSB. And this lineup is a great cherry on top.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I won't be able to make it to Belle and Sebastian in LA next Tuesday. :( I have a balcony ticket for sale, $45. PM me!
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    3,000 hits and a .300+ career batting average ain't no joke. But with respect to Jeter's place in the record book, Olbermann's pretty on point.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__UJ9VZB508
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    Re: Sacramento Launch 2014

    If I lived in Sacramento, Sunday would be worth it just for the main stage. Yacht into Blondie sounds so good.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    My understanding is that Expedit wasn't really made for vinyl. I chose the Amoeba storage units for my records and they are really sturdy.
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