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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Love your top three lines for each day - taking whole family this year, so headliners would be awesome - Stones For Wife and I, Bon Iver for Me, Beyonce would be a thrill for my teenage daughter, but...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    Not all female but I'd add Hop Along to this already distinguished list - without question the year of the woman so far.
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    My sarcasm meter is faltering, but if not a joke, that's a get back on the map as best festival in the world trio of headliners. One can hope.

    So my guess is with the money left after that...
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    Re: What is your "Best Of"?

    Love Top Ten

    1. Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark And Hilldale
    2. Seven & Seven Is
    3. Alone Again Or
    4. A House Is Not A Motel
    5. I'm With You
    6. You Set The Scene
    7....
  5. Thread: the cribs

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    Re: the cribs

    Personally you didn't miss much Caught the first half of their set then Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams was much better
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    Breaking it down.

    1. One of U2/The Rolling Stones/Bruce Springsteen/Metallica/Iron Maiden/Stevie Wonder/Neil Young for the Big Name define the lineup revered old-timer slot
    2. Kendrick Lamar or...
  7. Re: Would we say that Coachella 2015's most enjoyed artist was....

    Seconded - but Caribou was awesome
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2015

    Halfway Mark - Think Kendrick will top things at end but still processing.

    1. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love.
    2. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit.
    3. To...
  9. Thread: 2016 Wishlist

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    Re: 2016 Wishlist

    Absolutely

    Always Forget a few - adding Wilco, Sleadford Mods, Ex-Hex to my list
  10. Thread: 2016 Wishlist

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    Re: 2016 Wishlist

    Possible Headliners - I'd take any of
    Tool
    U2
    Bruce Springsteen
    Stevie Wonder
    NIN
    The Rolling Stones
    Elton John
    The National
    Eminem
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    Re: Possible Headliners For 2016 By Genre

    This! Beyonce, JT, Mariah Carey - just too much of a manufactured artist vibe - not saying they're not talented - just that not far enough removed from a Simon Cowell type feel.

    The type of...
  12. Thread: Swan 2015!!!

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    Re: Swan 2015!!!

    Yes - what was interesting comparing their week 2 set to the show I caught at Roxy in October was how even on those songs they shaved time - At Roxy, Thors gong intro into Frankie is about 4-6...
  13. Thread: Swan 2015!!!

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    Re: Swan 2015!!!

    They were awesome, but boy there was some "Whiplash" style nastiness going on between MG and Christoph after Christoph ran off to get a stool. My sense is Gira runs that band much like James Brown,...
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    U2
    Mumford or Vampire Weekend
    Kendrick Lamar
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    Re: What a shit show

    Though smaller acts, I actually thought Sunday Day had the best eclectic scheduling flow of three - at least for me which went - Sloan - Night Terrors - Chicano Batman - Saint Motel - Angel Olsen -...
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    Top Individual Song Performances Weekend 2

    What are the single song Performances that stood head and shoulders above the rest for you. The absolute peaks of the fest!

    For Me

    Friday
    Low Desert Punk - Brandt Bjork
    Fergus Gallery -...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    1. AC/DC - best actual headliner performance since Stone Roses/Blur weekend 2
    2. Steely Dan - Sounded fantastic, awesome set list.
    3. Swans - The "Whiplash" style badgering Gira was laying on...
  18. Thread: 2015 SET TIMES

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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    This...was willing to skip War On Drugs for Jon as have recently seen WOD and caught their live stream but can't miss Lykke (whom I've never seen) for a Jon...bummed...only major change but it took...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Or they could just cut the number of electronic acts in half, triple the legendary/80s/classic rock acts for three to four years straight, and go back to attracting audiences that will attend sets...
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    What was Swans Set List - Was it Frankie M, A Little God In My Hands and Cloud of Unknowing like they did at another short show a few nights before?
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    Re: 2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Last year - Top 5 sets of the day threads were filling up to pages within an hour or two after day had ended...so based on past years, yes...everyone going must have moved to twitter
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    Re: 2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Thx for getting things going
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    2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Come on Week 1ers, Traffic on these message boards has been anemic this year...if it weren't for the stay at home crowd watching the live streams, us week 2ers, would have virtually no info at all.
    ...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Anyone with any sense and any energy left at Midnight on Saturday should be in the Gobi getting epically pummeled by Swans - it's the easiest no contest set decision of any hour of the festival save...
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    Re: Weekend One - Friday

    They sounded awful on the Live Stream - even worse than in '11 and that was just a so-so set sound quality-wise. Didn't seem nearly as into it this time around though.
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    Re: the good Reverend Horton Heat

    Been catching a lot, my thoughts

    Actually like Lykke the best of day...Alabama Shakes solid performers but really only have a few good songs, all of which ran in succession at the end of their...
  27. Re: In your experience, how accurate are the set times?

    I've encountered many early starts where bands get going 3-5 minutes before time over the last few year - I actually think it's a bigger issue to worry about than late starts - if you've got a set...
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    Re: Post your tentative schedule

    Friday

    12:00 - 12:20 - Reun Brothers
    12:20 - 12:40 - The Ghost Of A Sabre Tooth Tiger
    12:40 - 12:50 - Haerts
    12:55 - 1:15 - Eagulls
    1:20 - 1:40 - Brant Bjork
    1:40 - 2:10 - Rev Horton Heat...
  29. Thread: 2015 SET TIMES

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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    Ride was given the tent that matched the size of the crowd they will draw.

    Overall - a lot of 10/15 minute overlaps but only two I'm fucked out of seeing are Talabot and Hopkins in the Yuma.
  30. Re: 5 Song You Can't Wait/Hope To Hear at Coachella 2015

    1. Swans - Screen Shot
    2. Belle & Sebastian - The State I'm In
    3. Jack White - Girl, You Have No Faith In Medicine
    4. Parquet Courts - Pretty Machines (Since the aren't playing Tears O' Plenty or...
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    Poll: Re: How Many Sets Do You See on an Average Day?

    I usually see more than 20 acts a day - I'm there purely for the music, get there when gates open every morning, rarely stop in the beer tents, only grab food walking between sets...can barely...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    No it won't - they'll drop Frankie and go with A Little God In My Hands, Just A Little Boy, and Bring the Sun/Black Hole Medley - book it as their set list.

    But have to say, with every iteration...
  33. Re: The Weeknd Closing Out Main Stage Over Jack White???

    i love it. Then Swans can close out the Gobi with Minimal Conflict - I know set times thread has Swans leading into Kasabian but no way does Swans go anywhere but the Gobi...they'll only fill that...
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    Re: Belle & Sebastian 2015

    Just wish they were working off a Stronger setlist at present - catching them in Pomona the night before week 2 to ease conflicts Saturday, but the songs they're anchoring their recent performances...
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    No - Left Hand Free's a fun, quirky garage number, but a totally atypical representation of the album, the rest of it, aside from maybe first few minutes of Intro and Hunger Of The Pine is so...
  36. Re: Your Top Ten Favorite Albums By the Artists On The 2015 Lineup

    1. Swans - The Seer
    2. The White Stripes - Elephant
    3. AC/DC - Back In Black
    4. Swans - To Be Kind
    5. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
    6. Belle & Sebastian - Tigermilk
    7. War On Drugs - Lost In...
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Kinks Syndrome - none of their albums ever land high enough on an aggregate poll because everyone has a different favorite.

    And on other matters - Icedkeg - you are just awesome for doing...
  38. Re: The "Worst Possible/Potential Conflicts" Thread 2015

    Saturday - Swans vs Belle & Sebastian vs Jack White

    Friday - Ghostface & Raek vs AC/DC

    Sunday - lineup is so thin this day as long as St. Vincent doesn't overlap with Built To Spill it's...
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    Re: PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2015

    My Bad guys,

    Did search and nothing came up, the scrolled through later pages and found Heart Cook's already started thread...please ignore.
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    PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2015

    Surprised no one has posted on this yet...looks to me like one of the best lineups they've ever put together.

    Wilco - Chance The Rapper - Sleater-Kinney headliners

    Notables they got that we...
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    Re: Belle & Sebastian 2015

    Tigermilk's always been my personal Fav...but agree, if liking the poppier stuff...The Life Pursuit is a fun one.
  42. Thread: Ride!!!!!!

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    Re: Ride!!!!!!

    No Seagull, Damn.
  43. Re: Post Your 2015 Coachella Itinerary & Suggestions

    Too funny. Such a small world.
  44. Re: Post Your 2015 Coachella Itinerary & Suggestions

    Wednesday April 15 - Leave work at Sunset-Gower Studios, walk two blocks to Hollywood Paladium - See Replacements
    Thursday April 16th - Leave work mid-afternoon, arrive at Fox Theatre Pomona - See...
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    Re: Top 5 Acts from Bottom 3 Lines

    Charles Bradley
    Perfume Genius
    Sturgil Simpson
    Cloud Nothings
    Rev Horton Heat

    Hon Mentions to Angel Olsen, Eagulls, Allah-Lahs, Saint Motel
  46. Re: If you could add one band to this years lineup, who would it be?

    The Men - Evenings will play out fine...it's some daytime, non-emo rock on Sunday I want added
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    Re: Dream Set Lists 2015

    I'm knowingly in the distinct minority here, but Oxygen is my least favorite track on To Be Kind, still like it a lot, just my favorite thing about the album is all the nuanced details that weave in...
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    Re: Dream Set Lists 2015

    Gotta add Big Balls, otherwise just about perfect.
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    Dream Set Lists 2015

    Go ahead, for any artist in 2015 lineup you're stoked to see...what's your dream set list.

    I'll start things off with...

    Swans (Given 90 Minutes)

    Screen Shot
    The Apostate
    A Little God In...
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    Re: Who will be this year's sleeper? 2015

    I'm Starting with the non-Annie Saints.

    Saint Motel
    St. Paul and the Broken Bones
    St. Lucia (a young M83)

    Then to that will add

    Eagulls
    Night Terrors of 1927
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