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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I thought they were excellent. Great musicianship, good audience interaction, eclectic selection of songs. Very enjoyable way to start the day.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    shut out. Damn.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2015

    Where will all the d'bags hang out, then?
  4. Thread: the cribs

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    Re: the cribs

    I love the "mosh pit" at about 2:57. Two people jumped into each other. Hardcore baby!!
  5. Thread: FYF 2015

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    We can only hope. Terrible venue.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    That would not suck. Slayer at midnight in the Mojave! 10,000 Maniacs on the Outdoor at 7 pm! I first saw them at roof of Ackerman Ballroom at UCLA for a lunchtime concert in 1985 - when I was...
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    Oh and I'm glad they looped it in with a pledge drive. Fitting I guess to eviscerate something I really liked and combine it with something I already disliked.
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    I'm now an official convert to Burgerama. This is not the same festival anymore.
  9. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Wouldn't say "complete 180." They improved some things but there were some structural issues not remediable in a day: not nearly enough vendors leading to 10-20 minute lines just for a beer or...
  10. Re: Guess how many FAKE IDs confiscated weekend 1?

    Next year he can drive. Just sayin'
  11. Re: Guess how many FAKE IDs confiscated weekend 1?

    No way. My 15 year-old son and I have gone for 7 years. Maybe under 18 must have a parent with them.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Love the one with Slayer. Midnight Mojave set would blow the fabric walls right off
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    Re: Florence broke her foot at Coachella...

    Not by anyone that saw the show.
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    Re: 2016 Wishlist

    This is a wish list, but I'll try to be realistic

    Guadalcanal Diary
    Dream Syndicate
    Shannon & The Clams
    Dick Dale
    Nick Waterhouse (overdue)
    Tijuana Panthers
    Cayucas
    Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr
  15. Thread: the Orwells

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    Re: the Orwells

    I only have a couple of pictures of Mario crowd surfing near me.
    http://i58.tinypic.com/9uq05k.jpg
  16. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    My Old School was in my top five songs of the weekend. Could not scream "oh no, William and Mary won't do" any louder.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    Gobi sound was decent for Ruen Brothers and Ride on Friday but they must've had the B team in there on Sat/Sun because P-Courts, Jehu, Swans, and even Sturgill had sound issues.

    You would think...
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    Re: What boardies did you meet/see?

    Oh, I forgot crombrenner, who I actually coached in little league a "few" years back.
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    Re: What a shit show

    This. Yeah, there was a gap (for guitar dudes like me), but I met a couple of boardies, a couple of dudes from the old hood and a couple of old dudes (like me) watching hoops and talking about Zep...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    Not mentioned a lot here, but that was an absolute blast. Walked over after Florence finished and danced what was left of my tired and blistered feet off. Fitz isn't any group that's gonna make...
  21. Thread: the cribs

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    Re: the cribs

    Totally agree. Was lukewarm on them but decided to check them out on Santasutt's insistence/persistence. I'm glad I followed his advice. They far exceeded expectations. We Share the Same Skies...
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    Re: Dear Fans of the Weeknd:

    And, if you're their with your GF, you have to stand right behind her with a prison-picture-style look on your face, pretending not to enjoy anything, while she posts on Instagram (is that passe...
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    Re: Coachella 2015 - How many steps?

    According to the blisters on my toes, the answer is "a lot."
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    Re: Corporate Headquarters Hippos!!

    A little too anti-"the man" for me. The butterfly fascinated me, though. Must've had something in my crib like that.
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    Re: What boardies did you meet/see?

    Hung through several cold ones with Santasutt. Chilled with sonnyboy at Built to Spill. Good hang with both.
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Aren't they on the casino/county fair circuit nowadays?
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    I wish/hope you are right, but judging by the demographics and apparent tastes of the vast majority of attendees, I don't think it would even be on their radar. If I'm wrong, then there is hope for...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    I think a TH headline would draw the same size crowd as Steely Dan at the Outdoor (albeit with me on the rail). The hordes of kiddies racing back from Kaskade to their safety den at the Sahara would...
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    Re: Bad Religion

    Agreed. Great set for both. Did not expect the Bad Religion lead singer to look like a guy who dropped off his youngest kid at college.
  30. Thread: Mac Demarco

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    Re: Mac Demarco

    Looked like he and the band were pretty baked. Bass was too loud, too. Not his best day.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    If only TomAz was on the board.
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    It was good to meet you Sonnyboy.
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    Re: What a shit show

    Handbags at 20 paces you guys.
  34. Re: AC/DC: how GV will make everyone eat crow. A suggestions thread

    That's an amazing sound they get. They are good at what they do.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    I suspect if you asked every attendee at this show that was under 20, they'll say it was the best thing they ever saw.
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    Re: War on Drugs!!!

    They easily could have filled that 4.30-6.30 spot.

    Bottom line is that they were great as usual. This was probably the biggest week of their lives and they rose to the occasion.
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    Re: Coachella pulled a fast one this year...

    That was me that gave you a free beer! (and to be fair, it was reciprocated. I have a fuzzy recollection of significant "reciprocation")
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    Re: List of guest artists 2015

    Father John Misty did "Love Hurts" with Florence. It did not suck.
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    Re: Florence broke her foot at Coachella...

    Beautiful set. Worst thing was that it was only 45 minutes.
  40. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    I agree. This was my first weekend 2 and I'm sold. A lot more old dudes like me just into the music. Sound was mostly good, logistics were great too. I would hope they let the headliners headline...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    Tough to limit it to 5:

    War on Drugs
    Steely Dan
    Belle&Sebastian
    Jack White
    Tie between St. Paul, Sturgill, Rev. Heat and Chicano Batman.
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    Re: Drive Like Jehu

    I tried really hard, but couldn't get into it. Not terrible, just not great. Sound was little muddled, too.
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    Dear Fans of the Weeknd:

    Were you raised in a barn? Was there any parental involvement at all? Were things like courtesy, manners and taking turns not emphasized in your house?

    Just so you know, it was not going to...
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    Re: WEEKEND 2 BOARDIES!!!

    Prizzint, Murray.

    Santa and I are having a crafty or two after Allah-Las. I'll probably head down there after Chuck Bradley too. I'll be in tie-dye and my TomAz commemorative floppy hat.
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    I will take the laboring oar in performing some careful, time-consuming research on this issue this weekend. You're welcome.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Well, I took a very unscientific sampling at my son's HS volleyball game and every single high schooler that went was raving about his performance. That's probably his demo and this boardie/music...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    Looks like they yanked the tweet (phrasing). And now a new tweet
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    Other Reviews Needed

    I haven't seen any for these acts (I haven't looked at every thread, mind you) and was curious:

    Orwells
    Chicano Batman
    OFF!
    Angel Olsen
    Built to Spill
    Allah-Las
    Ruen Brothers
    HAERTS
  49. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    Not sure what the setlist complaints are.

    Bodhisattva
    Black Friday
    Aja
    Daddy Don't Live in That New York City No More
    Hey Nineteen
    Show Biz Kids
    Josie
    My Old School
  50. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    How close to the rail can you get if you get there 10-15 minutes before the set starts (wanting to not miss too much of Lykke Li).
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