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    Re: Treasure Island 2015

    So you're saying my dream of reliving 2011 by grinding with my wife to Call Your Girlfriend is unfounded?!?
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    Re: Treasure Island 2015

    Oh word? That's actually pretty lame.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Dude, I would LOVE to see those.
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2015

    I agree.

    Atomic Bomb! sounds great right now. Belle and Sebastian sounds fine, nothing amazing. Jon Hamm was throwing gummi bears in Stuart's mouth, though...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2015

    Watching the webcast now, and have officially tricked two of the channels to show the acts on Tennessee time simply by changing my laptop's time preferences. My Morning Jacket sounding aight, Atomic...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Nice one, GeoffB. Pretty poster, probably the right "balance" of big acts. Seems almost too poppy/radio but then again, I guess 2014 was too. I just don't see Fetty Wap, Tove-Lo, Miguel, Young...
  7. Re: Side Projects, Solo Performances, Aliases, Supergroups 2016

    We might as well reserve a slot on the fifth line, because The Arcs seems completely inevitable...combining GV's rabid love of side projects and The Black Keys.

    Some upcoming "super groups" of...
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    Re: Treasure Island 2015

    Also admittedly as one of the people going crazy over it, I only see like six shows a year or whatever and so if you're moderately plugged in to a local concert scene you've probably seen all of...
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    Re: Treasure Island 2015

    I'd argue that deadmau5 is getting there, with Governor's Ball and Bonnaroo under his belt. Not that I think he will, of course.
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    Re: Treasure Island 2015

    The National would be a Coachella sub. I love them probably more than they are actually worth loving, but they could not hold a headlining slot. Indie cred isn't as big as Arcade Fire, and not one...
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    Re: Treasure Island 2015

    WHOA. Granted I am a National fanboy but this is infinitely more exciting than I was expecting. For my tastes anyway, this is their most compelling lineup in years and years. I will for sure be...
  12. Re: Stupid Needless Price-Gouging Bait-and-Switch 2016 Shuttle Pass Sale Thread

    You either understand that they are required to sell that many passes to hold their event there, or you don't. This has been explained literally a thousand times. If they don't force the stragglers...
  13. Re: Stupid Needless Price-Gouging Bait-and-Switch 2016 Shuttle Pass Sale Thread

    Spare them the perfectly logical explanations. If they don't understand real world economics and event operations by now, they never will.
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    Re: Guess the 2016 Lineup A Year In Advance

    Guys, Janet? Seriously? I am as big a fan of the janet./Velvet Rope era as anybody, but come on. She has not made a song or album that her fanbase likes in over 15 years, let alone one that the...
  15. Re: Stupid Needless Price-Gouging Bait-and-Switch 2016 Shuttle Pass Sale Thread

    Yes, I can. GV needs to sell "X" shuttle passes per the permit to hold their event. There is actual demand for "Y" passes. Therefore, GV sells "X-Y" once all "no shuttle pass" and "voluntary...
  16. Re: Stupid Needless Price-Gouging Bait-and-Switch 2016 Shuttle Pass Sale Thread

    Nah



    Correct
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    Taking you briefly off ignore to respond to this, GV doesn't do it. The city requires this of them. Of course it doesn't alleviate traffic. This is not Goldenvoice's decision, it is the city of...
  18. Re: Stupid Needless Price-Gouging Bait-and-Switch 2016 Shuttle Pass Sale Thread

    This stuff drives me crazy every year. The city or region (I forget which) mandates that if Coachella wants to hold their event there, they need to sell "X" amount of shuttle passes to reduce...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    We used the hotel packages through Valley Travel, and got Weekend 2 at our first choice hotel instantly. Super easy. See people Weekend 2! Will be my first time going this week (we have a...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    SET TIME RAD PEEPZ -- I'm indeed going Weekend 2 next year, so GeoffB and Mikey, finally get to meet you dudes! Guedita, we just need you now!
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I don't know...that's a pretty significant reunion, one that would draw people to Coachella solely for that act. That's a rabid fanbase that would be itching to see them. ATDI and Refused had...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I think Fugazi would be closer to ATDI billing than Refused. I think I had a fake where I put them as the second name on the second line a couple years back.

    I also think A Perfect Circle would...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    But seriously, good work GeoffreyB. Nice poster.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Both Ian MacKaye AND Brendan Canty played Coachella in 2013 with The Evens and Deathfix, respectively.



    #LATEADD
  25. Re: Acts that are so obviously going to play next year

    Chemical Brothers
    Flume
    Major Lazer
    Thomas Jack/Tchami for the Sahara

    And I'm going to say Leon Bridges, Shamir, and Tobias Jesso Jr. for the undercard, for sure.

    I'm reserving comment on...
  26. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Not only is it fun and gets you so excited for the event, but it helps get you familiar with not only the music of the acts you don't know, but what their live show is like also. When I participate...
  27. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Ugh the emergence of GeoffreyB's fake set time templates is making me jealous of all you guys. I'll be lurking this thread, for sure.

    I like this lineup, but am definitely surprised at far it's...
  28. Thread: FYF 2015

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    That honestly sounds like a blast.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah but I'm saying I'm pretty sure you could accomplish the same turnout with A-/B+ DJs than three or four A+ DJs. You really don't think the same kids would have showed up if it was Kaskade,...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    We do every year. But, the following acts will have new albums out before/right after Coachella or have just released a new album OR a reunion tour/announcement, many of which have not started their...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Moderat is playing the Gobi Sunday night, my man. There are two posters here...the second one is a thinned out version of the first, and I added Moderat and the GO! Team to replace bigger acts.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I think all the majors will look really stacked at the 2nd and 3rd lines next year (headliners, I don't know yet). If you only got a third of the available acts, that's still a strong lineup. It's...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Obviously Rammstein/Sex Pistols/Clipse/Jets to Brazil are pipedreams, and the headliners have no evidence, but practically everybody else including many of the legacy acts (Giorgio, Leftfield,...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Thanks man! But they are just GeoffreyB's templates, I used sepia tones on some and changed the exposure and stuff to make them different colors. I did all the text on Microsoft Word...it's pretty...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Hey dude! I just emptied a bunch of them. I'd say yes -- but they are edited versions of GeoffreyB's that he gave me because he's rad. If he's cool with it, I'll shoot them over.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Saturday was such a pain in the ass. Sufjan threw the whole day off because Carrie and Lowell is such a quiet record, and Massive Attack would need to play after dark. The only other slot that made...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/3ZxOXSI.png
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    http://i.imgur.com/2f49aKP.png

    Surprise adds include 20 minute Rae Srummerd set, and Nina Kraviz, Odesza (DJ Set) in the Yuma. A...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I definitely thought about it, but I didn't want Kanye to repeat his 2011 slot. That was the same reason I put Chem Bros on Saturday, not Friday. Also, I can't think of a better closing act to a...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Of course I'm biased, but I keep going back to 2013 when you had Major Lazer, Dropkick Murphys, 2 Chainz, Janelle Monae, Danny Brown, Booka Shade, Rodriguez, Alex Care with that big radio hit,...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/AUYYdZ3.png

    Here is the new, thinned out version. I think it's far more within the realm of reason now, yet still a strong lineup (comparable to 2010 and 2013 level...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    I'm removing a couple acts and switching the billing on the second lines to clean it up a bit. I'll have the updated one shortly. Thanks though! I was trying to think of "surprise" acts that...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah I get it. It's funny though, the bolded are all really active, touring, playing festivals, new albums, etc so actually none of those look particularly ridiculous by themselves, but it's a lot. ...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    What if I got rid of M83 (no news of them having an album coming out, just a pipedream), put Jack U on 2nd, made Slayer first name of third line, which would bump Charli XCX up to third?

    And then...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah it's a fairly top heavy lineup but I was shooting for 2013, when you had Bassnectar/Passion Pit/Knife Party/Pretty Lights/Moby on the third line and Of Monsters & Men/Violent Femmes/Local...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    How so? That's not a challenge, I'm curious. Some of the names are total leftfield choices but I thought it was fairly close to 2013's billed 2nd and 3rd line strengths.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/JTznGaD.png

    So fun making this. Set times coming shortly. Aiming for "best case realism" with a ton of artists expected to have albums 2015/2016, with some surprises.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Yeah I can't see them in the 2nd slot with Coachella how it is now.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Give me a token Latin band or two and I'm pretty much there...what Latin band(s) would be touring or have a new album by next Coachella?
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    Re: Disclosure!!!

    They could also do the "Justice" #3, I think.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Thanks a ton, Guedita. Will make a fun weekend daytime research project and I bet I'll learn some good acts. I enjoyed discovering Marques Wyatt, Tale of Us, and Tiger & Woods this year through the...
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