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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Boomtown Rats would be an improvement on this piece of shit lineup.
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    I guess Ash and Owl City are the highlights this time around, so if you like them, congratulations. Me, I'm indifferent so...bleh. I like toe and Charan Po Rantan a lot, but I'm obviously not paying...
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    And to put a more positive spin on this, I bitched and moaned and complained about the lineup in 2014 as well, but I'll be damned if I didn't see some awesome shows that year. Granted, the lineup so...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    I was about to post something along the lines of:



    But you guys have guilted me out of making such a negative remark. Except I kind of did, didn't I? Damnit. Sorry.

    One more tip regarding...
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    Re: Summer Sonic - Tokyo/Osaka

    I'm usually the last person to defend Summer Sonic because, well, a lot of it is indefensible, but I think 2009 actually had a pretty good lineup if you ignore those headliners (and Limp Bizkit...and...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    The Naeba Shokudo stage is only a stage in the evening (it's part of the Naeba Shokudo lounge during the day), and it's located in that thicket of trees between the World Restaurant and the Red...
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    Ha. They're actually a familiar name at rock festivals in Japan, so I don't think most people over here will be taken aback at seeing them in the lineup. I think they've done Fuji before too. I view...
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    Oh yeah, I forgot that you attended Fuji the year he played.

    I saw about thirty minutes of his set in 2012, and I thought he was actually pretty good. Without that experience, I probably would've...
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    Honestly, if I were to remove a headliner to make space for Blur, I'd get rid of Muse not Noel. Although I realize I'm the only guy here who wouldn't mind seeing Noel.

    And I like Blur and would...
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    Everybody who saw him when he last played Fuji (before you or I started going) says that he was a complete asshole, so that might have something to do with it. I'm hoping I can catch him at an early...
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    I'm still holding out hope that it will be Belle & Sebastian at White across from Muse, although I know deadmau5 probably makes more sense. We know that Ride will play the Green Stage before Noel...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Goddamnit.
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    Well if we're just mentioning random bands we want to see who are free that weekend, this is my contribution. Bring them over, make sure they don't conflict with Ride or Belle & Sebastian, and I'll...
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    I guess I was wrong about deadmau5.
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    I can live with that festival conflicting with Fuji, although admittedly, that probably has more to do with my ignorance than anything else. I only recognize about seven or eight of the acts on that...
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    It's not exciting at all. At least not for me. Two of them are pretty huge though, and I won't blame Smash for booking them in an attempt to get more people to attend the festival.

    They probably...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Noel Gallagher also toured Japan earlier in 2012, but that didn't stop Fuji Rock from selling out the day he played...

    The Foo Fighters will be playing the Korean festival as well, so I think it...
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    I urge you guys to keep calm. As upsetting as this may be to many of you, it is simply not worth it to destroy your computer or mobile device over this.

    Are we good now? Composed? Ready to take it...
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    Re: Summer Sonic - Tokyo/Osaka

    I'm probably not the right guy to ask, since I'm in a position where I can just stroll out to the local convenience store and buy my tickets there when they go on general sale. I have no idea how...
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    Re: Summer Sonic - Tokyo/Osaka

    New additions:

    Cody Simpson
    Darlia
    Pretty Vicious
    Wolf Alice
    Nothing But Thieves

    Prodigy got added to Summer Sonic proper in Osaka as well, so depending on how the schedule works out, maybe...
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    Welcome aboard hachi. Can I assume that you're a Fuji Rock regular?

    I had to miss Belle And Sebastian in 2010 because they clashed with Massive Attack. Here's hoping their scheduling will be a...
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    Re: Summer Sonic - Tokyo/Osaka

    I looked it up, and last year it was late March.
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    My Belle And Sebastian prayers have been answered.
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    Noel Gallagher has a new album coming out. I'm just sayin'.
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    Come to Fuji Rock!
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Summer Sonic: Ariana Grande, Olly Murs, Bleachers, Cast, Clean Bandit, Modestep

    Sonic Mania: Krewella, Boys Noize, Destructo
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    gweilo - I looked it up, and it actually is an onsen. Too bad I stuck to the showers (except for that Thursday night), but I just didn't feel like going into the tub in the morning. I don't know if...
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    The final two songs of that album ("Time Machine" and "OX4") ain't too bad either. And thanks for the info on the Rhino reissue. It is kind of expensive, but maybe I can find a cheaper used copy at a...
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    Awesome. Glad to hear that.

    Nowhere is one of my favorite albums of all time. Words cannot describe how much I love that little record, or how excited I am to see them. That being said, I feel...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Yep. Gonna buy your ticket now?
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    I like their band name (if not the music), that's for sure, although it may not quite reach the WTF heights of someone like 原爆オナニーズ.

    Don't worry, the Japanese acts will be forthcoming eventually....
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Neither are being billed as headliners. It'll be interesting to see where they put Motorhead. Green sub before FF, or are they big enough in Japan for that kind of slot? Not sure.
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Fuck yeah Ride!!!!

    And wow, Motorhead is totally out of the blue.
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    I think Blur would command a pretty big price in Japan. They're huge here, and they know it. Tickets for their Budokan show last year sold out in a single day.

    I was wondering the same thing as...
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    Are Roxette still around? Because I'd like to see them.
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    Don't look at me, I'm not the one who brought it up!
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    I don't think the Japanese audience would make that kind of distinction. But no, their following probably isn't that large here, and I imagine a majority of the fanbase are too old to brave the...
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    The Replacements have been on my radar. I've always thought they were a bit under-appreciated in Japan, and it would be just like Smash to take it upon themselves to rectify that by giving them...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    mrhand - Thanks! I wonder why they're being such a tease.



    I've only been to Summer Sonic a couple of times, but whenever I go I just commute from home because I live in Tokyo. The venue is...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    This is a technicality, but Prodigy is playing Sonic Mania to be precise, not Summer Sonic proper. Sonic Mania is an all-nighter event held the night before SS at the aforementioned convention...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    I guess I was referring more to the fact that Summer Sonic seems to have a lot more first-timers than Fuji. I'm still in "wait and see" mode, and am certainly not going to make a decision on whether...
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    Some of the major stages are located inside an indoor convention center with air conditioning, so at least there's that. The outdoor stages and facilities can get hellishly hot though (unless it...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    And now just watch Fuji announce RHCP as their third headliner...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    I have to admit, Summer Sonic's lineup seems a lot more inspired than Fuji's at this point.



    The Chems make a lot more sense for Summer Sonic than Fuji. With Fuji there would've been the whole...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Summer Sonic's first lineup is set to go out a little over an hour from now, although like Fuji it'll only be in smaller installments. Unlike Fuji though, they do tend to front-load their...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    Yeah, I remember Macy Gray came to Fuji fairly recently, though I forgot who it was with.

    Honestly, Galactic could play any of the main five stages at this point. They were at Green the last time...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    So does this mean that we'll be getting smaller announcements every Friday?

    Johnny Marr
    Jenny Lewis
    Ryan Adams
    Galactic featuring Macy Gray
    Twenty One Pilots

    I like this one a little bit...
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    Summer Sonic will release its first set of acts next Monday. Praying to dear God that they don't get Ride...



    Might I tempt you?
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    WindmillWindmill - Awesome. What year(s) did you attend btw? Are you going this year as well?



    This might be just me, but any calories I burn from all the walking tend to be offset by the fact...
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    Re: Fuji Rock Festival 2015

    And can we all agree that it looks likely that Johnny Marr will be the subheadliner playing the Green Stage before Muse?
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