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    Re: 2016 YouTube Live Stream

    Instead of boosting attendance by 25k why not just do a full-on, both weekend, every-stage PPV experience of both regular video and VR/360.

    Wouldn't take much extra investment over what the...
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    Re: Despacio needs to be there every year

    The sad thing is that Yuma used to be more like Despacio insofar as the setup was meant to encourage dancing and not having everyone staring in one direction at a DJ on a stage. I was bummed to see...
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    Re: Early Acts Not to Miss

    Algiers 100%. It's honestly not even close both in terms of music and performance.

    Just one example of the latter: the lead singer broke his tambourine on his hand, that's how intense the energy...
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    Re: Was anyone's set actually notable?

    Algiers was a fucking revelation.
  5. Thread: 2016 Weather

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    Re: 2016 Weather

    Damn...if they end up with a dustchella for the 3rd time in 4 years they should really rethink this whole mid-April festival thing. Push all 3 fests back one week to avoid this unsettled April...
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    Improved and fast! Well done sir.

    Seriously, if you know a time you'll be in a certain beer garden (craft or otherwise) let us know and barring any conflict I can try to make it happen. Not on...
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    In any case, the market never "tanked" - it dipped somewhat over a month, hovered in breakeven territory (for sellers) and then in the final 5-7 days rebounded.
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    Oh man, the sellers are slaughtering the "market tank" buyers! Even VIP has rebounded nicely on Stubhub. And it seems based on the precipitous drop in available tickets - from a glance doesn't seem...
  9. Re: Anyone else excited to see some REAL HOUSE on Sunday with Calvin Harris?

    This. But now that PF is playing along, I'm thinking more like a trolltastic stage play created to distract us from the fact that fest maps haven't been updated and set times maybe will be pushed to...
  10. Thread: 2016 Weather

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    Re: 2016 Weather

    Wunderground has it peaking in the low to mid 20 mph and ending by sundown, so maybe if it's a bit less wind plus recent rain = no dust? One can hope (but bring my scarf and respro just in case)
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    Re: 2016 Weather

    Wind still a factor Thursday and Friday...

    COOLER FOR THURSDAY
    AND FRIDAY WITH STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
    DESERTS AND SMALL CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION AS A LOW PRESSURE
    SYSTEM...
  12. Re: 62,000-person expansion OK'd for Coachella, Stagecoach

    Oh he means like the old Gobi? Good idea Paul.

    Also great idea to add 25,000 people and then make a stage for 500. Sure that will work out great.
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    Re: 2016 Weather

    Ok let's get dustchella out or the way while y'all be setting up camp...

    FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...THE GFS HAS TRENDED SOMEWHAT TOWARDS THE
    ECMWF IN TERMS OF BEING A LITTLE FARTHER NORTH AND MORE...
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    Seller and buyers both getting screwed on Butt Rub, buyers a bit more. Seller barely breaks even and buyer pays in the mid-500s. The legalized scalping house is the only winner.
  15. Thread: M83

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    Re: M83

    Ahh...I can feel the crowd thinning out already...just in time for him to bring out Steve Vai...
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    ^ thirded (although kinda a premature bump in my opinion)

    At this point it I owe Sexecutioner a trip to the hospital to get his stomach pumped due to too much craft beer...I don't know how many...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2016: FRIDAY

    It is happening

    You cannot stop the forces of history. It is not coincidence that you just used one of the words in the "final" LCD album title.

    It is in the hearts and minds of all, for the...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2016: FRIDAY

    At the risk of saying something that was on page 26...but maybe no one has actually thought of this...?....

    LCD in the Sahara. Jack U on Main.

    It's gonna be 2007 all over again bitches! The...
  19. Thread: M83

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    Re: M83

    I hope they play a majority from this album. Not only is it good but the Midnight City-only peeps won't last 3 songs. Lots of space will open up.
  20. Thread: 2016 Weather

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    Re: 2016 Weather

    They actually updated this afternoon:

    GFS TRENDED TOWARD THE ECMWF SHOWING THE BRUNT OF THIS
    PASSING NORTH OF THE REGION...BUT THERE HAS NOT BEEN RUN TO RUN
    CONSISTENCE WITH THIS SCENARIO SO...
  21. Thread: 2016 Weather

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    Re: 2016 Weather

    You realize the write up is for .DISCUSSION...FOR EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING ORANGE...
    SAN DIEGO...WESTERN RIVERSIDE AND SOUTHWESTERN SAN BERNARDINO
    COUNTIES...

    right?
    ...
  22. Re: 62,000-person expansion OK'd for Coachella, Stagecoach

    First, keep in mind the pain experienced in the jump to 75k which was bad (regardless of the fence cutters).

    When did they add the Terrace? I know Yuma came in 2013. I mean in general the sets...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2016: SUNDAY

    Maybe but I'd bet Heineken paid him a pretty penny and probably deal with their talent payments outside of GV, so no need for some discounted package and thus vaulting him to the top. Not to mention...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2016: SUNDAY

    Honestly, thank god for this. "Yes youngens, please go to the Heineken House for DJ Premier and Diplo. Ignore that little tent you saw walking in that was playing old people's dance music. Nothing to...
  25. Thread: 2016 Weather

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    Re: 2016 Weather

    NWS is starting to address next weekend a bit more, with no consensus apparently.

    "THE GFS AND EURO MODELS HAVE BEEN SHOWING A
    REAL POWERFUL DIGGING TROUGH AROUND THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK...BUT ARE...
  26. Re: 62,000-person expansion OK'd for Coachella, Stagecoach

    Jesus. Flat out greed on all sides.

    5 Coachellas? Really? That's why there's nearly 4000 tickets (combined) still available on Stubhub alone?

    It almost makes me hope for the inevitable drying...
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    It's not as easy to get a snapshot of what's happening by looking at craigslist, but are the prices there a lot lower? I got mine, so merely spectating. Of course you're trading lower prices on CL...
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    Market is holding pretty strong here for W1. Seems like fairly high volume and prices are drifting a bit north of $450 after being a bit lower a few days ago. In fact only seeing 3 sales below 450...
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    Re: 2016 Weather

    I've always thought 2004 was the hottest (and did not attend 2012 W2 so I don't think about it) but a look at the history tells me I'm wrong. Still 102.9 was pretty brutal, especially in a...
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    Re: 2016 Weather

    If it is possible to have a bit of rain and yet remain in the mid-80s, that would be ok. But if it goes in the direction of Coldchella 2012 (high in the low 70s) that would put a bit of a damper on...
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    A few $400 W1 ones sold today, and a few more at $415 and looks like volume is pretty high (around 70 sold when I counted last an hour or so ago). So you just gotta be checking it frequently...at...
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    Re: 25k more people at Coachella? Nope.

    I've not been to Glastonbury, so in your experience it's not less enjoyable (whether at the "big" performances or the overall facilities) because they have more room and more stages?

    And you...
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    Re: 25k more people at Coachella? Nope.

    I find it hard to believe there were 15,000 people who sneaked in, and even that article concedes that their max was 90k but they were expecting much less than that (75-80) so clearly there was some...
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    Re: 25k more people at Coachella? Nope.

    If you look at the satellite image, they are pretty hemmed in to the east and a fair bit to the west. South of Ave 52 is also not an option. However there is some room for expansion maybe in the...
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    25k more people at Coachella? Nope.

    I think this would end Coachella for me. The first increase was bad enough. Hopefully Indio doesn't pass it.

    http://m.kesq.com/news/thousands-more-at-coachella-and-stagecoach/38793680
  36. Thread: Bicycles

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    Re: Bicycles

    Lack of bike racks isn't a major issue. At least compared to the shitty dirt paths you have to share with pedestrians on your ride in and out (from the north at least). Which I/we have bitched about...
  37. Thread: Safari Tent

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    Re: Safari Tent

    Safari gets you access to those little slivers of "front stage" at every stage. Only thing in front of you is another sliver for press photogs. Of course, this is the same section that Guest Passes...
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    Re: New LCD Soundsystem album on the way!!!

    Yr city is heartening.
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    Re: New LCD Soundsystem album on the way!!!

    So they subbed SoS/space jam for Freeakout and that was it?
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    Re: New LCD Soundsystem album on the way!!!

    Is it really different? My social media monitoring seems to show its been Innocuous, I can change, daft punk, and us v them so far...
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    Appears the same set list is being played again tonight...
  42. Thread: 2016 Stuff

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    Re: 2016 Stuff

    Absolut has had a presence in that beer garden for a number of years now (or at least 2). Before that it was a Red Bull speakeasy where I remember having to undergo a ridiculous charade with a hired...
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    Re: Earth Day Wedding

    Does the officiant get a free VIP pass or are you looking for not only an already ordained officiant but an already ordained VIP?
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    Re: New LCD Soundsystem album on the way!!!

    I disagree. Re-read the letter. He's saying in early 2015 he realized he had a ton of songs. He's saying that at some point Pat and Nancy said "let's make a record." Finally he says, "we’re releasing...
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    Yeah for as talented and "no bullshit" as they are, they definitely seem to lock into a set list and just play it without variation for one tour (at least that's what I seem to remember). It would be...
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    They tried to play I Can Change, not One Touch.

    I hope they drop NY I Love You... for Coachella. It's a time suck, we don't care out here, and lyrics are out of date (as James admitted last night...
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    When was the last time they even played Beat Connection? I don't think they played it during the "last" shows not even on that entire last tour...

    I like how they played Freak Out, that would be...
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    I wasn't there...just from what I saw on some Periscope broadcasts and Instagram clips. But definitely no new songs were played.
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    No new songs despite James' claims of having tons of em...

    Sounded in top form though.
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    Re: VIP Tickets not worth it

    Always appreciate the resurrection of funny old threads that my lurker ass misses the first time around.



    Not sure what you're talking about, I sold my VIPs this year for a tidy profit, you...
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