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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Wanted to check out X doing Los Angeles with the Blasters and Mike Watt but had other commitments. Anyone here attend? Would love to hear a review.
  2. Re: which is easier coming from LA or Las Vegas?

    I've posted this elsewhere, but if you're going to do that drive and have some extra time, get off the 15 at Cima Road and (if you have outdoor plumbing) use the urinal at the Shell station (trust...
  3. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate Tickets SUCKS Thread, 2016 Presale Edition

    footixy: first I'm the brown guy now I'm a "regular person"

    ...this regular person who lives in the hood has never failed at obtaining weekend 1 tix since 05



    W2 those years had more of a...
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Has Bruce done any other festivals except Glasto? I would think he likes to play in front of true believers rather than a festival crowd. I think he'd have a good time poking fun at the Coachella...
  5. Re: Stupid Needless Price-Gouging Bait-and-Switch 2016 Shuttle Pass Sale Thread

    Are the passes that come with shuttle different or labeled as such or do you get the "regular" pass with a different token/ticket that operates as shuttle pass? If the latter, why not just sell it,...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Waited till 12:06 for W1. Got W2 within about 15 minutes. I need a drink.
  7. Re: Acts that are so obviously going to play next year

    Would they dare bring back Modest Mouse? I could see Beach House as a sub. Dawes and Joy Formidable appear due for repeats too.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I thought they were excellent. Great musicianship, good audience interaction, eclectic selection of songs. Very enjoyable way to start the day.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    shut out. Damn.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2015

    Where will all the d'bags hang out, then?
  11. Thread: the cribs

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    Re: the cribs

    I love the "mosh pit" at about 2:57. Two people jumped into each other. Hardcore baby!!
  12. Thread: FYF 2015

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    We can only hope. Terrible venue.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    That would not suck. Slayer at midnight in the Mojave! 10,000 Maniacs on the Outdoor at 7 pm! I first saw them at roof of Ackerman Ballroom at UCLA for a lunchtime concert in 1985 - when I was...
  14. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Oh and I'm glad they looped it in with a pledge drive. Fitting I guess to eviscerate something I really liked and combine it with something I already disliked.
  15. Thread: FYF 2015

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    I'm now an official convert to Burgerama. This is not the same festival anymore.
  16. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Wouldn't say "complete 180." They improved some things but there were some structural issues not remediable in a day: not nearly enough vendors leading to 10-20 minute lines just for a beer or...
  17. Re: Guess how many FAKE IDs confiscated weekend 1?

    Next year he can drive. Just sayin'
  18. Re: Guess how many FAKE IDs confiscated weekend 1?

    No way. My 15 year-old son and I have gone for 7 years. Maybe under 18 must have a parent with them.
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    Re: Coachella 2016 Fake Poster Thread

    Love the one with Slayer. Midnight Mojave set would blow the fabric walls right off
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    Re: Florence broke her foot at Coachella...

    Not by anyone that saw the show.
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    Re: 2016 Wishlist

    This is a wish list, but I'll try to be realistic

    Guadalcanal Diary
    Dream Syndicate
    Shannon & The Clams
    Dick Dale
    Nick Waterhouse (overdue)
    Tijuana Panthers
    Cayucas
    Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr
  22. Thread: the Orwells

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    Re: the Orwells

    I only have a couple of pictures of Mario crowd surfing near me.
    http://i58.tinypic.com/9uq05k.jpg
  23. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    My Old School was in my top five songs of the weekend. Could not scream "oh no, William and Mary won't do" any louder.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    Gobi sound was decent for Ruen Brothers and Ride on Friday but they must've had the B team in there on Sat/Sun because P-Courts, Jehu, Swans, and even Sturgill had sound issues.

    You would think...
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    Re: What boardies did you meet/see?

    Oh, I forgot crombrenner, who I actually coached in little league a "few" years back.
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    Re: What a shit show

    This. Yeah, there was a gap (for guitar dudes like me), but I met a couple of boardies, a couple of dudes from the old hood and a couple of old dudes (like me) watching hoops and talking about Zep...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    Not mentioned a lot here, but that was an absolute blast. Walked over after Florence finished and danced what was left of my tired and blistered feet off. Fitz isn't any group that's gonna make...
  28. Thread: the cribs

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    Re: the cribs

    Totally agree. Was lukewarm on them but decided to check them out on Santasutt's insistence/persistence. I'm glad I followed his advice. They far exceeded expectations. We Share the Same Skies...
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    Re: Dear Fans of the Weeknd:

    And, if you're their with your GF, you have to stand right behind her with a prison-picture-style look on your face, pretending not to enjoy anything, while she posts on Instagram (is that passe...
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    Re: Coachella 2015 - How many steps?

    According to the blisters on my toes, the answer is "a lot."
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    Re: Corporate Headquarters Hippos!!

    A little too anti-"the man" for me. The butterfly fascinated me, though. Must've had something in my crib like that.
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    Re: What boardies did you meet/see?

    Hung through several cold ones with Santasutt. Chilled with sonnyboy at Built to Spill. Good hang with both.
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Aren't they on the casino/county fair circuit nowadays?
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    I wish/hope you are right, but judging by the demographics and apparent tastes of the vast majority of attendees, I don't think it would even be on their radar. If I'm wrong, then there is hope for...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    I think a TH headline would draw the same size crowd as Steely Dan at the Outdoor (albeit with me on the rail). The hordes of kiddies racing back from Kaskade to their safety den at the Sahara would...
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    Re: Bad Religion

    Agreed. Great set for both. Did not expect the Bad Religion lead singer to look like a guy who dropped off his youngest kid at college.
  37. Thread: Mac Demarco

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    Re: Mac Demarco

    Looked like he and the band were pretty baked. Bass was too loud, too. Not his best day.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    If only TomAz was on the board.
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    It was good to meet you Sonnyboy.
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    Re: What a shit show

    Handbags at 20 paces you guys.
  41. Re: AC/DC: how GV will make everyone eat crow. A suggestions thread

    That's an amazing sound they get. They are good at what they do.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    I suspect if you asked every attendee at this show that was under 20, they'll say it was the best thing they ever saw.
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    Re: War on Drugs!!!

    They easily could have filled that 4.30-6.30 spot.

    Bottom line is that they were great as usual. This was probably the biggest week of their lives and they rose to the occasion.
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    Re: Coachella pulled a fast one this year...

    That was me that gave you a free beer! (and to be fair, it was reciprocated. I have a fuzzy recollection of significant "reciprocation")
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    Re: List of guest artists 2015

    Father John Misty did "Love Hurts" with Florence. It did not suck.
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    Re: Florence broke her foot at Coachella...

    Beautiful set. Worst thing was that it was only 45 minutes.
  47. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    I agree. This was my first weekend 2 and I'm sold. A lot more old dudes like me just into the music. Sound was mostly good, logistics were great too. I would hope they let the headliners headline...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    Tough to limit it to 5:

    War on Drugs
    Steely Dan
    Belle&Sebastian
    Jack White
    Tie between St. Paul, Sturgill, Rev. Heat and Chicano Batman.
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    Re: Drive Like Jehu

    I tried really hard, but couldn't get into it. Not terrible, just not great. Sound was little muddled, too.
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    Dear Fans of the Weeknd:

    Were you raised in a barn? Was there any parental involvement at all? Were things like courtesy, manners and taking turns not emphasized in your house?

    Just so you know, it was not going to...
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