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  1. Re: Who hasn't ever played Coachella that you'd like to see in 15?

    There are so many bands I would nominate to play Coachella: Here are five: Froth, the War on Drugs, Cherry Glazer, the Parquet Courts, the Strypes.
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    Re: Coachella 2015: I wanna start a rumor...

    Three bands that should play Coachella: the Parquet Courts, the War on Drugs, the Strypes
  3. Re: kroqken appears on Loveline 11/17/2014, bashes guest band AFI in studio

    She is a manager there, I believe because I saw her telling other employees there what to do. As for AFI, while I am certainly not a fan of theirs, I did not really bash them, they just happened to...
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    Re: Coachella 2015: I wanna start a rumor...

    An upcoming band I would like to see at Coachella is Cherry Glazer. Also another upcoming band I would love to see there is Froth.
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    Re: We're in the midst of a Kenado

    Actually, the Pineapple Grill in that episode was in Sherman Oaks, CA on Van Nuys Blvd. Contestants do not pick the location, the producers do. That bar is still there. I don't think I have ever been...
  6. Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have anything of substance to say?

    I was asked to go on that show and the song was picked for me. It was an easy $100.
  7. Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have anything of substance to say?

    I don't work for KROQ. "KROQ Ken" is a nickname I have had since high school way back when
  8. Poll: Re: Will Coachella go to a Glastonbury style way of selling tickets next year?

    I hope not, even though I hate scalpers!
  9. Thread: Ride 2015

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    Re: Ride 2015

    What is this 'brochella"? I could not find that word on Urban Dictionary.
  10. Thread: Ride 2015

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    Re: Ride 2015

    I read an interview on NME with Andy Bell and Mark Gardener of Ride, they said when they play live, 90% of their material will be off the earlier EP and the first two LPs. That alone should make...
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    Re: Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3 / Minus 5

    I prefer Peter Buck in the Baseball Project. As for Robyn Hitchcock, Coachella should reunite his earlier band the Soft Boys
  12. Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have anything of substance to say?

    Well, you could always read the new Andrew Dice Clay autobiography to kill some time.
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    Re: Front Gate Messed up my Payment Plan

    Thanks goodness I paid for them all up front, but good luck to those facing customer service problems.
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    Re: WARNING - UBER RIP OFF

    The problem wiht Uber and Lyft and Sidecar is there is no faire meter, so no one knows how much the ride is until you are billed later. In a regular taxi, you see the price the whole way, and it is...
  15. Thread: Ride 2015

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    Re: Ride 2015

    Ride's album "Nowhere" is one of my favorite albums of all time, if they played that album in its entirety, and a few other songs, it would be epic.
  16. Thread: Ride 2015

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    Ride 2015

    Hey Goldenvoice, please book the recently reunited band Ride for Coachella 2015, they are one of the best bands of all time. Andy Bell helped get the group back together after Beady Eye broke up, and...
  17. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    As for future FYFs, I will continue to go, but I prefer Chinatown to Exposition Park, the stages this year were too far to run too. I get in line early to avoid the later waiting in line for hours...
  18. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    My favorite band performances for FYF:
    1. a TIE between the Strokes and Slowdive, I cannot decide, and that is a rarity
    2. Real Estate
    3. HAIM
    4. Mac Demarco
    5. Tycho
    Slowdive and the Strokes...
  19. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Here is the Strokes setlist:
    Barely Legal
    Welcome to Japan
    Killing Lies
    OWT
    Automatic Stop
    The End has no End
    Razorblade
    Machu Pichu
    Under Control
  20. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Travel smart: take Metro, but for a better Metro, join the Bus Riders union, not the wimpy Southern California Transit Advocates or the Transit Coalition. Only the BRU has successfully sued MTA to...
  21. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Actually, Stout is my favorite burger restaurant in L.A., there is one in Hollywood and one in Studio City.
  22. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    What band was that taken during?
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    Re: FYF 2014

    I have never had to duck so many times during the Strokes set because the crowd surfing never seemed to end.
  24. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    That is why I get in line at 7AM, and I was NOT the first person in line.
  25. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    I LOVED FYF this year, I was able to get the setlist for both the Strokes and for Slowdive. Two keepers there.
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    Desert Stars Festival

    This Desert Stars Festival looks like a cool festival on October 3 and October 4, 2014 in Pioneertown at Pappy and Harriet's. The announced bands so far are the following:
    The Dandy Warhols, Little...
  27. Re: JAY Z's 2014 Made In America Festival ~ LOS ANGELES EDITION!

    I want to see a total of ZERO bands playing. I would rather give that money to charity.
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    Viva Pomona 2014

    The Viva Pomona lineup for 2014 is awesome and only $20 a day.
    July 19, 2014: !!!, Porter, the Garden, Puro Instinct, Speak, Upset, El Mato A Un Policia Motorizado, So Many Wizards, Haunted Summer,...
  29. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I agree 100%
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    There are some Democrats in the California state legislature pushing to give all workers 3 days of paid sick leave, but the stupid Republicans oppose this. Everyone in California should sign a...
  31. Thread: 2015 wish list

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    Re: 2015 wish list

    I loved watching her drum, she had passion, even if she looked exhausted half the time.
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    Re: I'm not going to Coachella because

    Very true, I wanted to keep that person at their word.
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    Re: Why don't black people go to Coachella?

    PF is not black.
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    Re: Sleigh Bells=amazing!

    There were two bands scheduled to go on after Sleigh Bells at that stage, and during the commotion, there were rumors that the stage would have to be cancelled for the night. However, the situation...
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    Re: I'm not going to Coachella because

    I guess you haven't gone since.
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    Re: Sleigh Bells=amazing!

    RIght when SLeigh Bells ended, the security kept pushing everybody back. I never found out if they found the top part of that kid's finger. His brother was freaking out, he kept yelling "that's my...
  37. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Yeah, I saw Ride and Slowdive at the Anaconda (formerly the Graduate) in Spring 1992. They used to have a kick ass burger stand called McBurley's at that time. I was in student government during my...
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    Re: FYF 2014

    pwnd
    Tense of pwn.

    An internet chat language variety/version of the word "owned", used in the sence of beating/defeating/outclassing someone. Usually used in games such as Counter-strike or on...
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    Re: The Jesus and Mary Chain for 2015

    Did anyone see them at the House of Blues in the late 1990s in West Hollywoodd when the two brothers got in a fistfight onstage after playing for only 11 minutes? One of my good friends was there for...
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    Re: The Jesus and Mary Chain for 2015

    They were so good at the last Coachella.
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    Re: Sleigh Bells=amazing!

    I was at that show, a kid at the rail lost part of his finger when the two adjoining rails were pushed together and it shot blood all over my brand new shirt. They had to stop the show for 15 minutes...
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    Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have any fun?

    That couldn't be me. I have lived in the same 900 square foot one-bedroom apartment in Sherman Oaks, California since March 1995 (thank you rent control). As for smell, most people smell standing...
  43. Thread: well FUCK!!!

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    Re: well FUCK!!!

    I have no idea, a thread with the word "fuck" often gets my attention.
  44. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-university-search/university-of-southern-california
    Greek Life

    25%
    Men who join fraternities
    19%
    Women who join sororities
    I was shocked, but only...
  45. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    I have a MASTERS degree from CSULB, class of 1994. Also a baccalaureate degree from UCSB, class of 1992. Both degrees are in political science.
  46. Thread: well FUCK!!!

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    Re: well FUCK!!!

    Christina Ricci was hot back than, she competed with Mena Suvari for my late 90s "hottest crush"
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    Re: 2015 Advance Sale Friday May 16th at 10am

    $26, from $349 to $375. $26 multiplied by 160,000 people (80,000 per weekend) gives Goldenvoice an additional $2,080,000 allowing a budget bring in SLowdive for 2015, and maybe Sleater Kinney.
  48. Thread: well FUCK!!!

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    Re: well FUCK!!!

    I was jealous of Casper because he got to hang out with Christina Ricci before she got strung out on various substances.
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    Poll: Re: What weekend are you going in 2015?

    Both weeks, so I can see TWICE AS MANY BANDS.
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    Poll: Re: Does kroqken ever have any fun?

    I have fun, trust me. Unless I have to put up with a shitty band like Awolnation or something like that.
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