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  1. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    Re: Primavera 2015

    The festival is fairly out of town, I'd highly recommend just staying in town because you can walk to everything from central Porto like the port caves and attractions. There is a bus that leaves...
  2. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    Sorry just saw this. Port caves are just what they call the warehouses where the make and age the port. They aren't really caves, though they are kinda carved into the side of the hill. You can go on...
  3. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    You should probably just go to Porto if you've been to Barcelona before. I like Barcelona, but I have little desire to go back soon; but I'm already trying to convince friends to go to Porto again...
  4. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I really feel like they did a great job booking fogey acts this year. String Cheese, Weezer, Jane's Addiction, Alice Cooper, Charles Bradley, Galactic, Paul Oakenfold, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, De...
  5. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Quick little review since I have 40 minutes to kill.

    This year was not as good as last year, but I figured that was going to be pretty much impossible since last year was my favourite festival...
  6. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I can't believe they got Broken Social Scene to come across the continent to play an almost 2 hour one-off set. I'm probably hyping it in my head too much but I think it is going to be something...
  7. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I'm betting the full flex express just takes over Basecamp that day. There's basically no other EDM that day so it would make sense. Jack U will probably be before Kendrick I'm assuming. Putting them...
  8. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Also Cheech and Chong for health reasons. Yung Lean as well?
  9. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Those are some stellar adds. Alice fucking Cooper!?! Ludacris? BSS!

    I love this damn festival, can't wait.
  10. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Here's hoping the forest fire around there doesn't get too much bigger and threaten the fest. I'm sure they'll do their best to keep it away from town but considering that it's a major cause of the...
  11. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    Getting to Porto is really easy. Our flight from Barcelona to Porto was less than 100 euros with a checked bag and there is public transport so and from both airports to that's cheap as well. For me...
  12. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    I just wanted to pop in and say that I had a blast at Primavera and pretty much agree with what everyone else said. However NOS in Porto is better in just about every way. Sure the lineup was half...
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    Pemberton in July, but it's just a DJ set.
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    Yikes. I wasn't planning on going again this year and this lineup certainly isn't helping change my mind. For what it's worth I got tickets for $200 on stubhub the week before the festival last year....
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    Re: Worst camping neiohbers in 7 years.

    I've made long time friends at camping festivals, some of which I'm going to Europe with in a few weeks. That alone is worth the risk of a few shifty neighbours for me. Throw in the ability to go in...
  16. Thread: Swan 2015!!!

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    Re: Swan 2015!!!

    My friend who knows their music pretty well said they played two new songs (as in, not on any released album). However he could have been wrong because they basically re-work their songs for their...
  17. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    That's cool they got Daphni. Will the announce who the 'very special guest' is beforehand or is it kind of just a show up and see type deal? If it's the latter hopefully they do a better job keeping...
  18. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I'm pretty sure Tiesto will draw a bigger crowd than J Cole, but that being said I really don't know much about either of their fan bases.

    I reeeaallllyy hope they ditch the unopposed headliners...
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    Re: Showering at Campsite

    Great advertisement, and right after the festival too!

    On a related note the showers in lot 10 died at around 9am on Sunday (W2) as I was just applying soap. Luckily the pressure kept water going...
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    Re: What a shit show

    While I admit my braincells are still far from working at full capacity, I said the exact opposite of "Coachella worked this gap in intentionally". I said



    Of course they didn't put that gap in...
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    Re: What a shit show

    This is basically what I did. I would have liked to see Royal Blood but there was pretty much a direct overlap. Nothing at all seemed interesting until Jungle (and I just saw them at the block party...
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    Re: What a shit show

    After a little time to think I've pretty much decided that unless they pull an amazing line up next year that may have been my last Coachella. Everything about it was more or less the same as...
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    I tried to PM this to you but your inbox is full. Sorry for clogging up this thread.

    My co-worker has El Dorado for Weekend 2 but cant make it. I said I would bring it down with me and try to sell...
  24. Re: Not a scalper, wk2 unregistered wristband 220 dollars

    Where are you located?
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Probably because they didn't fuck around by doing dumb shit like putting Lana Del Ray, Lorde or Pharrell on there. People who wanted to be up closer for those were showing up an hour or two early,...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    None of the feeds are working for me. I kind of wanted to see how much worse that was going to get but I should also probably go to bed.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I can't even switch away from Drake. I have the biggest smile on my face. It's so bad and I don't understand how people are enjoying this at all. It's just too fucking funny. The crowd is singing...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I feel like if I was in the right state of mind and Gaslamp Killer didn't talk so much I could actually enjoy that set. I'm be at Kasabian though.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    This isn't even a question. She might be my favourite touring act right now.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Too bad Stroame is a direct overlap with St Vincent because this is kind of awesome.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I don't understand this at all. That being said I have seen Tame Impala play (in my mind) a better set and I have never seen Terje and I likely won't get the chance to again any time soon.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Lykke Li was basically playing the same set as I saw last year and now she's covering a song I pretty much hate? Yeah, not going to regret missing her for Shakes -> Gorgon.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Well she's on now.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Easily Porter just because he decided half way through he was going to ignore the crowd and they had no idea how to respond.

    Where the hell is Lykke Li? I'm probably going to miss her so I would...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Killing me. I guess I can start packing for weekend 2 like I planned.

    Is it 10:30 yet?
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Nero is hilarious. They keep looking very seriously at what the other guy is doing like they are cheating on a test.

    The production on the outdoor seems to have been stepped up though, both for...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    At Sasquatch 2013 their instruments didn't show up and they played 3 hours late on the tiny stage with basically no visuals and I was blown away. This... not so much. So far anyway.
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    My problem is I can't not see at least a little of Gorgon after seeing that set. It was pure fire. I just hope their crowd isn't stupid huge now that everyone is going to be expecting Jennifer Hudson...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Did the same thing. For about 6 seconds I was like "Azealia looks and sounds a lot different..."
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Gorgon City looks fantastic. I saw Lykke Li last year, Interpol and Caribou I'll be seeing at Prima... I guess I could split this set with Steely Dan.

    This is why I should do weekend 1. I have...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    This is what I thought too, but then the feed ended. I guess there could have been an encore, but I can only think of a couple encores that I know of at Coachella, and all of them were the final set...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I didn't watch all of the Shakes feed, but did they not play 'Hold On'? Seemed to end kind of abruptly, and gives me the impression they got cut off.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Yes. I thought they sounded like it could be fun until they started singing.

    Also this other girl who is singing now seems way too high.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    You might be right... I just don't see this beating the experience I had seeing them last year.

    Either way, weed.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    War on Drugs sound great but I just don't think they work as well on a huge stage in the daylight. Their music is made for a crappy old club with half the crowd smoking weed.
  46. Re: In your experience, how accurate are the set times?

    I seem to remember Hot Chip being like 8 minutes early weekend 1 in 2013. Either that or my watch was running a bit slow. I had to listen to the first half of Motion Sickness from the terrace while I...
  47. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    They just don't seem to be enjoying themselves at all. They play the same songs in the same order every night. It's just a job for them. They sound good, but they just don't seem to be having any...
  48. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    While I don't really have much love for Jane's or Weezer (Blue album is still great though) on record any more, the last time I saw each of them they put on a great show. I wish I could say the same...
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    Re: Sasquatch 2015!!!

    You realize there is a whole other thread for Sasquatch, right? Though admittedly it say 2014 on it still. You'll be camping since there are basically no hotel options around. You'll need an RV if...
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    Re: DIDNT BUY CAR CAMPING AND NOW I NEED ONE!

    Here's the only way to do it that I can see. If anyone has a camping pass then they obviously bought a wristband too, right? So, if you can find a camping pass on Craigslist then when you buy it, you...
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