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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I have so many great memories tied to the 930. Great venue and easily one of the best staffs of any venue I've ever dealt with as either a patron, promoter or performer. Just watch your proximity to...
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    Saw Glen Hansard do a small thing for KCRW last night. Fantastic show. Hadn't seen him solo before, only as The Swell Season (and those shows were great as well). Highly recommend catching him on his...
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    Re: UPCOMING SHOWS ON KIMMEL

    Generally it's the same day. There are exceptions. For instance, earlier this year I went to an Afghan Whigs taping that didn't air for like two or three months! But those tend to be the exception...
  4. Re: THE GAMING HARDWARE THREAD: PS4 - WII U - XBone - PS3 - 360 - WII

    The fun thing is, every time they patch it, they seem to fuck something else up. There was one mission in particular which glitched out on me and from what I read that only started as of the 1.07...
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    Finally beat The Witcher 3... and while I enjoyed it a good deal... Jesus that has to be one of the buggiest damned games that I've played!
  6. Thread: FYF 2015

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    There was definitely craft beer in the area by the arena under the bridge last year, but it ran out fairly quickly on both days.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    incorrect.
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    Yeah, I'm setting up alerts on their twitter so I can snag it myself, as I expect this one will sell out pretty quickly.
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    Seems relevant for a gaming thread on a music forum:
    Mondo is releasing a gorgeous 4xLP set of the soundtrack from The Last of Us on Wednesday. I've only snagged two of their vinyl releases so far....
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    Two weeks have gone by, and it looks like the grand cost of the show at the Bowl is that I've lost some of the feeling in one of my fingers, and can no longer fully bend the top knuckle of my middle...
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    Show was great! Ended up in the ER afterwards cause I completely sliced up my hand during Unicorn (missed whatever they played between that an Back 2 the Wild as a result of being in the first aid...
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    I've been trying to see Basement Jaxx live for 15 years and every time they've brought their live show to the states I've had something prohibit me from seeing them. Hell, I even went to Europe once...
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    Re: Hollywoood Bowl 2015 Season

    I've also never had a problem bringing in flasks of whiskey.
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    Re: Hollywoood Bowl 2015 Season

    There was no chance this was going to come close to selling out, particularly when you consider how the crowd flocked away from them last time they played in LA (which... seriously... kids these...
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    I'd really be more interested in seeing video of gameplay from the FFVII remake as opposed to just a cinematic trailer... Also curious as to how long the timed exclusivity is there...
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    Interesting, apparently you'll be able to apply mods created for Fallout on a PC to the Xbox One version...

    Xbox version will also include Fallout 3... Wonder to what end that's going to be...
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    I never buy physical copies of games anymore... And have never bought collector's editions of games even when I did buy physical copies... Totally just pre-ordered the Pip-Boy Edition of Fallout 4! ...
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    November 10th! I can live with that!
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    Yeah I saw this while the wife and I were overseas on vacation. I am now super excited for tonight, hoping for a release date. If they can have this out in time for the holiday season that would be...
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    The Witcher is sitting on my Xbox, taunting me... But I know that starting now would be silly, since I'll barely be able to get in to it before my wife and I head out on a three week vacation.
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    I just don't want to get my hopes up until I see something official. But given how Fallout 3 is easily my favorite game of all time, I desperately want it to happen!
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    Has there been any confirmation that this is actually happening yet? Or are we still just assuming Fallout 4 is going to be announced?
  23. Thread: FYF 2015

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    I don't know if it was discussed more after I turned off KCRW... but he recognized that there were a lot of issues last year... Of course, he stated that those issues had a lot to do with "everybody...
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    Then again... considering they are also celebrating the 10th anniversary of being terrible live...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Thanks guys!
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    For anyone who has been to a show at Hollywood Forever:
    They say free parking on their website, but is that generally a clusterfuck or easy enough to take advantage of?
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    I think if I didn't have the whole wife and kid thing, I'd definitely be hitting up the Merriweather show (since I have a ton of friends and family in DC)... So I can't blame you for considering...
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    Although, to Friday's credit... you also had Danny Devito walking around stage randomly in a hat and handkerchief completely covering his face. And while that had no bearing on the set or...
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    Yeah, Land of Sunshine and Chinese Arithmetic on that night were nice to get to hear. Also, Bordin was in better form on Thursday. Which was most apparent on Evidence as when they played that the...
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    Because I'm super OCD about the most inconsequential things. Was going over the setlists from the three nights at The Wiltern to see how they broke down in terms of differences. 19 songs on Wednesday...
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    It's a different opener every night. And one thing you have to give Faith No More credit for... They always choose interesting openers.
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    Re: Leftfield and The Chemical Brothers for 2016

    It's not just the idiots who attend though, it's the consistently terrible logistical organization of the event every year. I mean, it's so bad that I know of artists who've nearly missed their sets...
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    Re: Leftfield and The Chemical Brothers for 2016

    Yeah.... As much as I love the Chemical Brothers, I need something bigger to endure that giant clusterfuck of an event.
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    Glad to see The Real Thing getting some love in last night's SF setlist beyond "Epic" (Which I get was their big hit, but it's not even in the top 5 from that album). And given the differences...
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    By that point I already had tickets for Thursday and Friday (pit for Thursday and floor for Friday). Was just debating on Wednesday night.... And, well... Since my wife didn't protest when I made the...
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    Re: Top Five Sets of 2015 (Weekend One Edition)

    Top 5, in no particular order:
    St Vincent
    Bad Religion
    Gorgon City
    Todd Terje
    St Paul & The Broken Bones

    Honorable mention: Reverend Horton Heat

    Biggest disappointment: FKA Twigs
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    The thing is, I don't even know if it was straight up a technical issue. Because her vocals pretty much seemed to come in and out. It may have been a problem with her translating her wispy vocals in...
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    Seriously tempted to attend all three nights at the Wiltern... Would probably be a bit irresponsible of me, particularly given how many shows I'm already going to in April... but man... Given their...
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    If Morrisey were on the bill there'd have to be something pretty amazing to make up for it... He's about the only act a festival could book that would have me inclined to skip the whole damned thing....
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Although that ended up with quite a few changes as the weekend progressed.
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    Re: Leftfield and The Chemical Brothers for 2016

    I missing the part of travel from the UK to Japan which "makes sense" for a US gig.
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    Re: Bjork is back (with a 30ft pendulum)

    Finally got my shipping notice today!
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    I recall quite a few breaks producers making the jump to "electro house"... and it seems that the few who didn't were quick to jump on dubstep when that became big ;)
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Yeah. I remembered listening to some of that stuff of his at the time and was severely overwhelmed.

    Had a conversation with a friend of mine who does bookings and she made an observation that a...
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    I'm kind of surprised by all the Adam Freeland love here... Never had strong feelings about him, but I've always remembered him being a bit of a trainwreck and all the breaks heads I know hating him...
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    This! I find it interesting because every time I see someone rave about these games and then describe what they like about it, it just sounds like anything but fun to me.

    Which is cool. Different...
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    Re: Can we get some adds

    In this case I think any radius clause from the Bowl booking would matter more... Because it's unlikely the Bowl will sell out for this.
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    Re: Leftfield and The Chemical Brothers for 2016

    That would be awesome and slightly infuriating, since my group has decided that this year is our last and we are moving on to "greener" pastures for our yearly big festival trip for 2016.
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    Re: Bjork is back (with a 30ft pendulum)

    Thanks for the info guys. I sent them an email yesterday. Hopefully I'll hear something back sooner as opposed to later.
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    Re: Bjork is back (with a 30ft pendulum)

    Slightly tangential, but has anyone who ordered the colored vinyl releases received theirs yet? Or any sort of update on their order? I saw something which made me think to follow up on this today as...
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