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  1. Thread: FYF 2015

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    They allowed Frank to "re-sign on"? That is somewhat understandable but totally bizarre. Also - if Bjork was the original headliner, guess they would have had a Saturday cancelled headliner no matter...
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    Can't help but feel like I screwed up the weekend when nostalgia got the better of me and I ventured down to Bloc Party rather than catch half of each of Savages/Jon Hopkins - that one bugs me.
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    The floor wasn't shut off yesterday at all, you just had to know where to go in. There are big letters that say "FLOOR" as you walk by the back/main entrance to the Sports Arena. Also props to that...
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    That was a fun setlist. Opening with Good Times was a nice surprise, that run through from Fire It Up to the end was highly enjoyable. Talked with a bunch of people that were at Tame Impala a few...
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    Ah, they just re-posted it online with the app's set times. Agree re: loss of techno, definitely a bummer. But - heard good things about Bonobo's Do Lab (I think) set W1 this year.
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    FlyLo will get a nice crowd spilling over from RTJ if his set time is right in the app (although the FB posting just now says 930-1030), hope FB is right - Jon Hopkins in between RTJ and Bloc Party...
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    Ah, yea I see that now. That's terrible. Selfishly I'd like them to give SMD more time + end earlier so we can make the last metro back out west...
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    Wow, fuck. If that's true FYF Saturday is all turnover...Sean tweeted earlier that Joy Orbison was doing an extended set to cover for Ben UFO, hard to imagine that Joy then calls him back and goes...
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    I think so. Although it is definitely last minute so perhaps not, about 1 in 5 people last year were wearing Strokes shirts...
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    This. Also - the Kanye show will easily be the most crowded set at an FYF ever, have to see some of it but my God it's going to be packed...
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    They played a fest last weekend in Omaha so they're in the country.
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    Well per the FYF twitter Joy Orbison will be doing an extended set to fill-in for Ben UFO missing - I'm game for that before Bloc Party.
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    Obviously depends on if this would even be in your wheelhouse but Bloc Party "This Modern Love"...s/be towards end of the set + half-way through the night so if it doesn't go well, you know, just...
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    This lineup at the old downtown site would be just fine with me tbh - I just dislike Expo Park. Lineup could use a few more punk/guitar-centric young bands but it's still going to be fun. I'm just...
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    Yep, this - don't recall it. Unless you're thinking of the VIP area that I think was over there, maybe they had better beer.

    Also - this new Deerhunter...making me prettttty bummed they are not...
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    Dumb question - where was the 2nd craft beer garden last year (other than the one by the entrance/Lawn Stage)?
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    My single day wristbands for Saturday have "SAT" on them...so not sure where you're getting this from.
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    Set times are pretty good - staying in the Arena from 8 onwards looks tempting...

    Metz->Kaytranada->RTJ->Booze/Food->Savages->Bloc Party->Jon Hopkins->SMD

    Need to get some of the ice cream that...
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    You're right - definitely not as rowdy as other crowds, I meant more just intoxicated/on things (when we were walking in the first thing we got blasted with was some circle of people smoking at least...
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    Wow, had no idea. Thanks for the write-up! Does every show there have this set-up or just last night? Also "audience etiquette"...think that's just a function of allowing in everything under the sun...
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    Second this. Expected it to be an amazing show - 110% came through. Hollywood Forever's sound has always been great to my ears, that helped as well. I didn't enjoy them as much as I would have liked...
  22. Thread: FYF 2015

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    So who's the special guest for the Rhonda Saturday night FYF party? Thinking it's Dixon or Nico Jaar based on billing, presume it is someone related to FYF...
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    Re: San Diego Shows

    Good time at the Built to Spill show last night, I always forget how relatively sloshed SD crowds are vs. LA/other spots - usually a good time and people are feeling it. I am not the biggest Built to...
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    Re: Bonnaroo 2015

    As an MMJ homer I thought their set last night was fantastic (basing this from the webcast I'm now re-watching) - basically full of rock songs, no folk/acoustics to be heard of. Couldn't be more...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Got it - very helpful.

    Man, with the currency exchange where it's at, that regular ticket looks insanely cheap.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    This is the year I finally go to this...Amy + Audrey doing comedy acts alone gets me there, but add in RFTC, Darkness and all the other amazingness on this line-up (forgot about Richard Cheese, I bet...
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    Re: Glastonbury 2015

    JESUS is playing the Heaven stage. Cute, Glastonbury, very cute.
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 10 Year Anniversary!!!

    Booked a hotel room on spec just in case this line-up is as good as I'm hoping it is...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Very solid line-up. Hopefully a sign of good things to come for the FFF line-up...
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    Re: Android Phones

    Maybe a bit off-topic but anyone using the app Viper4AndroidFX for playing music on a rooted Android? I downloaded it last night and it has improved the sound quality coming through my S6 200%. Just...
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    Re: Electric Picnic 2015

    Are My Morning Jacket really not that popular in Ireland? Billed behind Mac DeMarco...
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    Yea Modest Mouse wasn't bad at all, hadn't seen the Ticketfly waiting page before... Looking forward to the campy-ness of "Bury Me With It" in a cemetary!
  33. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Glad it worked for everyone else!
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    I see everyone saying it was smooth; in Chrome it timed out more than 5x on certain pages, seemed very glitchy. Still got through but took some waiting (was on page at 12 on the dot).
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    Kinda blase about the line-up and went to look at First City's line-up - did not realize they had shut down. Bummer, this might have been the year I checked it out!

    On the one hand, this new...
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    -I could see Kaytranada, Schlohmo or SMD outside before Jon Hopkins - based on his Yuma set I think he's gotta be indoors.
    -Cold Cave has gotta be earlier IMO. Move them to the Trees + move JAMC to...
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    This + the FYF on-sale at the same time (just trying for single-day there...) - too bad re: timing. Expensive concert ticket month with the MMJ tickets from earlier this week...
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    Wait, a perfect FYF-fit, SoCal (I realize Rick is in NYC) band actually WANTED to play and FYF didn't book them?!?! This is beyond frustrating.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    You mean by the lack of tour dates during August, or are you seeing a different page than I am? I would love an LA Siriusmo/Modeselektor date...
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    Re: Desert Daze 2015

    This is pretty much how I remember the Warpaint set, fun stuff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pflcE5ssGoM
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Fanclub pre-sale was a success re: My Morning Jacket - pit for SB Bowl show was easy, clicked over to Shrine pit right after and it had just sold out (but still pulled Orchestra seats so pleased)....
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    While Moderat are great, I was kind of hoping a Modeselektor album was coming up next...their facebook has them in the studio since early March. Alright, Moderat!
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    Re: Desert Daze 2015

    The Jive Joint stage was pretty interesting...literally as one of the bands was playing, people were driving through the area trying to get to camping. The band didn't know what to do...so just kept...
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    Re: Desert Daze 2015

    All I gotta say is - you fucked up if you didn't make your way out to the desert for this. The most low-key music experience I've ever had (festivals), by far - the size of the main site was tiny,...
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    Re: Desert Daze 2015

    Individual, non-organizer posts on FB Event walls are kinda hard to see, to be fair. I thought Budos would be interesting but happy to have Failure/Warpaint get additional time, Failure in particular...
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    Re: Desert Daze 2015

    I asked on the page for longer set times for Failure/Warpaint/RJD2 and they responded saying that was (basically) the plan. https://www.facebook.com/moonblockparty?fref=nf
  47. Thread: FYF 2015

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    I would say Desaparecidos, Glassjaw, Thrice, Beach Slang, Knapsack, Girlpool, Cave In/Mutoid Man and Pianos Become the Teeth could all fit comfortably. No way American Nightmare plays again, right?
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    I realize it's a few weeks before and that more than a few of the bands playing it are East Coast bands, but would be very ok with a few of these bands stopping through FYF:
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    Re: Desert Daze 2015

    50% off these tickets is such a steal. Happy to support at full price, but this line-up is fantastic for a little post-Chella wkd - surprised it doesn't draw more.
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    Re: Hollywoood Bowl 2015 Season

    Pulled decent (K2, row 10) seats for St. Vincent via the fanclub pre-sale - I'm not sure if I've ever sat that close, I hope the sound is even a little bit crisper than it is up in the last two...
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