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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2015

    Just checked the forecast for today and apparently there's a tornado watch until 9pm tonight :( Fingers crossed the weather cooperates.
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2015

    Nope, but I left early, around 12:30am. It might be more difficult to get out if you stay until the very end.
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2015

    Most of it is dry (for now...), but there are still some areas that are wet, especially in the tent.
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2015

    Friday was the day I wanted to see almost every band, so I spent most of the day watching partial sets. Caught all of Survive and Indian Jewelry, both were awesome. Spiritualized was putting me to...
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2015

    ...Looks like I'll be seeing a lot of partial sets in the evening :(
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    That's interesting. I walked up to the rail behind it for the middle part of AC/DC's set during weekend 1, and although there were a bunch of people in the front and on the right, most of it was...
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    Re: What a shit show

    Not sure why some people are surprised by a mid-day dearth of bands they like on Saturday. Although I found bands to see all day long this year, there's almost always been a bit of a dead zone for me...
  8. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2015

    I hope they improve crowd flow over previous years...
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    Re: Funny things you saw/overheard

    Some people were fucking behind the curtains lining one of the tents, and it was incredibly obvious. They finished surprisingly quickly, and were greeted with a round of applause upon exiting.
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    More thoughts after weekend 2:

    Pros
    -It may be just me, but it appears that the artist/industry/whatever sections for the stages other than the main were decreased in size slightly and moved...
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    Squarepusher's crowd Friday night seemed smaller than the crowd for Until the Ribbon Breaks the next morning, but it gave me more room to dance. Gorgon City, on the other hand, was a total shit show....
  12. Re: Coachella pro tip: weekend two is always better. Less hype. Better sets

    I went to both weekends this year, and did not notice a major difference in crowd behavior between weekends. Everyone was fairly polite for once, and although I ran into a few rude people, that...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    If anyone is still looking for the Ministry Trax! Box, they still have some copies left on the Cleopatra records website. I'm glad I thought to check the label's site instead of buying from Discogs;...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    Marina and the Diamonds
    Todd Terje and the Olsens
    Tycho
    Squarepusher
    Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich + Fussible
    HM: Fitz and the Tantrums, Erol Alkan, Clean Bandit
  15. Re: Coachella is now a MASTER of Customer Experience

    I think they were still setting things up last minute; I overheard one of the staff say something about there being too much heavy equipment still out on the grounds to let us in.
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    Re: List of guest artists 2015

    Joey Badass was on stage for two songs with Kiesza.
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    Pros
    -Smoother entry.
    -The parking attendants actually knew what they were doing from the beginning of day 1.
    -Security and staff were a lot more cheerful than last year.
    -The way the set times...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Maybe it's also to do with the kind of rock acts they are booking? I thought AC/DC's crowd was on the small side for a headlining set, and I was surprised by how small Royal Blood's crowd was given...
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    Re: Headliner Crowd Sizes?

    I only saw part of AC/DC, but it wasn't very crowded in the area to the left of the stage. Mostly just people chilling on the grass pretty spread out from each other. I was able to walk right up to...
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    Re: What 2015 Coachella merch is there?

    There was a few other shirts, including one with the astronaut helmet on it, and blue bandanas with the sun design as well.
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    Re: Top Five Sets of 2015 (Weekend One Edition)

    1. Yelle
    2. Caribou
    3. Ratatat
    4. Gessafelstein
    5. Stromae

    Kiesza, Brand New, and Lykke Li were also pretty epic.
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    Marina and the Diamonds

    Anyone else looking forward to Marina and the Diamonds? I've unfortunately missed her the times she's toured through my area so I'm really excited about seeing her live for the first time.

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    Re: So... Sloan.

    Kinda surprised that people outside of Canada aren't familiar with them. I remember this song being played on the radio here in California quite a lot when it came out in the early 2000s.

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    Re: Your top 10 must-sees for 2015

    1. Marina and the Diamonds
    2. Squarepusher
    3. Ratatat
    4. Bad Religion
    5. Florence + the Machine
    6. Ride
    7. Sloan
    8. Jack White
    9. Tame Impala
    10. Panda Bear
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2014

    Was my first time going, and I had a great time. Acts that are obviously enjoying themselves, a mellow atmosphere, lack of obnoxious security guards, and not crowded at all! :) It reminds me a lot of...
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    Re: Do You Still Know Song Lyrics?

    Well, I'm 26 and I agree with what's been said about music being more disposable these days, and I also think that a lot of music today just doesn't emphasize strong vocals in general. I grew up...
  27. Re: Artists You Had Chance to Catch But Skipped & Now Question/Kick Yourself For Miss

    Daft Punk - 2006 :( Ran out of energy and left early that day instead of staying for their set. Saw them twice on their 2007 tour, but still wish I had been there for that show...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2014

    Thanks so much for posting this! I was able to find the Tears for Fears record I was still looking for.
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    Re: Funny things you saw/overheard

    Said by the teenage girl behind me at Lana: "Oh my god she just took off her shoes! (cue creepy voice) That's why I love her!"
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I for one enjoyed the lack of standing, meant I could see the stage from back in row V.
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    Re: Who Are Your Top 10 For 2014?

    1. Pet Shop Boys
    2. Darkside
    3. The Replacements
    4. Fatboy Slim
    5. Warpaint
    6. AFI
    7. Bryan Ferry
    8. The Knife
    9. Queens of the Stone Age
    10. Outkast
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    Re: 2014 Poster Changes

    Bicep moved from second to last Saturday to second to last Sunday.
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    Re: Pet Shop Boys!!!!

    Really looking forward to seeing them again, their show at the Shrine was one of the best shows I saw last year.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86PKEnxkrHk
  34. Thread: AFI

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    Re: AFI

    Hopefully it'll be like their show at the Fonda last year, which had a decent number of older songs. I went out of nostalgia for my high-school days and was surprised at how good they still are.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Hopefully you're right, I'd much rather sit anyway :)
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Orchestra V... Guess I'll just wear my platforms and hope for the best.
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    Re: Bring some Japanese music to Coachella.

    I'd love to see more acts from Japan, or from Asia in general. I'm actually surprised there haven't been more acts from Korea, given the rise in popularity of K-Pop overseas.
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    Re: Kraftwerk MoMA Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

    In for Computer World. Front Orchestra AA :)
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    Re: Kraftwerk MoMA Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

    The suspense is killing me.
  40. Re: Predict the Exact Date of 2014 Lineup Release

    I hope it comes out early this year, but I predict Monday, January 27.
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2014

    This looks really tempting. Any good bands on the bottom half of the lineup? I don't recognize most of the names...
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    Re: Does anyone else have a post Coachella cold?

    Even with the dust storm, I felt fine after weekend 1, but two days after weekend 2 my nose is starting to run and I keep sneezing :( My commute is gonna be FUN tomorrow...
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    Re: The Fruttare Hangout

    That place was awesome :) Free ice cream, air conditioning, and it was a surprisingly peaceful place to relax in between bands.
  44. Re: List your compliments and grievances here for them to fix (or not) for next year.

    I went both weekends and didn't particularly notice any improvements made for weekend 2, but there were definitely new problems with security. Coming in on the purple path I got searched two separate...
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    Re: The Dust Has Become Really Horrible

    I went into the Sahara this Saturday, and there wasn't even any dead grass in there anymore, it was all just sand and dirt :nono
  46. Re: Wherein I Identify the Art in the Yuma Tent

    3 is Conversion on the Way to Damascus
  47. Re: List your compliments and grievances here for them to fix (or not) for next year.

    Good
    -Getting through the security check only took a few minutes
    -Parking lot attendants this year knew how to do their jobs
    -The wooden ADA path
    -The cat merch
    -This year's art
    -The large...
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    Poll: Re: Worst Conflicts 2013 edition...

    The Stone Roses and How to Destroy Angels :nono
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    Re: Conflictchella 2013: Your Greatest Fears

    -Having so many bands on the second and third lines on Saturday conflict that I can't see all the ones I want, even going both weekends
    -Having to watch Red Hot Chili Peppers' set because there's...
  50. Re: Your Face When You Saw the Lineup: 2013 Edition

    When I saw the headliners I was like
    http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lq0ajmZwc51qlq05h.gif

    But then I saw the rest and then I was like
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