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    Re: The Official Tucson Concert Awareness Thread

    I see Guy woke this thread up again a few weeks back. I’ll chime in with a little:

    Some friends of mine playing April 10th (Friday night) at the Surly Wench Pub on 4th.

    Alter Der Ruine,...
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Yeah, I found the fences by the Do Lab to be the best place to sit, too. Nice to have something to lean your back up against. That’s mostly where my wife would hang when we were at the Do Lab (she...
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    Re: Bay Area shows 3/24 & 3/25

    Thanks for the link to Housepitality, guedita, I’ll be sure to check it out. Looking forward to catching them at f8 on a subsequent trip, too. I ended up bugging out early and catching a plane back...
  4. Thread: Schedule

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    Re: Schedule

    And here's hoping Sexecutioner does his schedule spreadsheet again this year once the schedule's published. Better layout than GV's bottom to top format.
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    I don’t recall any shaded benches at the Do Lab last year. Those multi-colored mushroom-like structures provided what little mid-day shade there was, but there were no benches at them. As conners...
  6. Thread: Yes

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    Re: Yes

    One of my very favorite bands from the long ago time. Caught them the first time in ’75 on their Relayer tour; one of my best concert memories from the 70s (and I caught a lot of great bands back...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Agree about Psyko Steve, looking forward to some shows there.
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    Poll: Re: Coachella Age Demographics for 2014

    I’m almost to Social Security eligibility, so of course I’m too fucking old for Coachella. I’ll continue to go anyway for the foreseeable, don’t give a shit how ridiculous that may be.

    "You have...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Caught completely different acts from Lick and Fig (the ones I listed just above, except we bounced over to Pomo at Bar Smith from Twin Shadow instead of back to the Crescent for Stone Foxes) and had...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Thanks for the chuckle!

    6PM - Brian Chartrand (Fillmore Vig)
    7PM - Bear State (Crescent)
    8PM - The Velvet Teen (Crescent)
    9PM - Bogan Via (Masonic Temple)
    9:40PM - Twin Shadow...
  11. Re: The "Worst Possible/Potential Conflicts" Thread 2015

    A suggestion – instead of bouncing early, I recommend sticking around after St. Vincent for Odesza if they close the Gobi while Drake sucks on the main stage. That’ll be a fun dance party to finish...
  12. Re: The "Worst Possible/Potential Conflicts" Thread 2015

    If the set times prediction threads are given credence (and I think they should be, particularly for the end of the day) then Friday looks pretty bad for collisions and too-close sets to me.

    Tame...
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    Re: Need suggestions for Sunday.

    I don’t know, Sunday doesn’t seem that unbalanced to me.

    The Orwells (decent garage rock played by children) are ok – caught their set at Life is Beautiful last fall, which was fine, but then...
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    Re: Need suggestions for Sunday.

    Almost all the acts listed by everyone so far I would second, particularly:

    Panda Bear (you like Tycho – who’s great – you’ll like Panda Bear)
    Mac DeMarco
    Tiger and Woods (definitely listen to...
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    Re: Bay Area shows 3/24 & 3/25

    Perhaps my sarcasm-detection meter was set on "extra-sensitive" and I mis-read.

    If so, I humbly apologize, Mr. Creep, for being the unfriendly one.
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    Re: Bay Area shows 3/24 & 3/25

    Yeah, Sfweekly (I’m sure there are others).

    The key words in my post were “recommend” and “off the top of your head”.

    Appreciate the friendly interaction, though. That’s what this board is...
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    Re: Educate Others On The 2015 Lineup

    So Parquet Courts and Parkay Quarts are the same band, huh? I caught Parkay Quarts on the TV the other day and thought some band was just being snarky with the obvious sorta homonym-thing. Artists...
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    Re: Bay Area shows 3/24 & 3/25

    Caught Echosmith at Life is Beautiful last year. Like a real-life Partridge Family band or something.

    Actually, they were pretty good, especially considering some of them are barely out of HS,...
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    Re: Bay Area shows 3/24 & 3/25

    Thanks muchly, guedita.

    Tim Hecker and Oren Ambarchi sound right up my alley, but I am unfamiliar with them, so I appreciate the recommendation. I’ll be sure to check them out (heard good things...
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    Bay Area shows 3/24 & 3/25

    Any Bay Area denizens know of any concerts (or DJ performances) you would recommend in the general area on March 24th and 25th? I’ll be in your neck of the woods on business from AZ and would like...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Hey, zachattacks, hope you were able to make the Zola Jesus concert at the Crescent last Friday because it was fantastic, one of the best shows I’ve caught in some time. She’s got tremendous energy,...
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    Love this festival, too. First two were great fun.

    I’m from Phoenix, so I’m all right with the heat (I actually like hot weather). Majority of the LIB fest-goers first two years seem to have...
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    LIB just announced their dates for 2015, and they’re at the end of September this time (9/25, 26, & 27) instead of the end of October like before.

    So the weather will likely be much more like...
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    Re: What a shit show

    Thanks, dude. I'm off the ledge now, or soapbox or whatever.
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    Re: What a shit show

    Holy shit! Is this still the case? I started buying VIP passes a few years ago because of this unnecessary bullshit (don’t give a fuck about the stupid VIP areas inside). No double security checks...
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Thanks, that's what I figured. Not likely to be particularly sober is mostly why I asked.
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    Re: Just announced shows in San Francisco

    Love Purity Ring, but they’re bypassing AZ (where I live) on their tour, so I decided to combine a work trip – we’re working on a project in the Walnut Creek area – with PR’s show in Oakland. Got tix...
  28. Poll: Re: do you require your guests to remove their shoes in your home? (excl. mud/snow sh

    I am solidly in the “no, do whatever you want, who fucking cares?” camp for my place. I’m in Phoenix, so mud and (certainly) snow are never a factor, it’s just dusty as hell all year long.

    My...
  29. Re: The Thread Where We Agree That Tame Impala Will Be The Best Thing on the Main

    Yeah, I'm with you in full oppostion to Scottioc's take on that Sunday in 2013 at the outdoor. Great set of acts right through to Tame Impala, before the sandstorm came in hard and we moved over to...
  30. Thread: Tycho

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    Re: Tycho

    An excellent artist of beautiful and atmospheric dreamlike instrumental electronic music, who takes it up a notch with a small (3-piece) band for live performances. Caught him (them) several times...
  31. Re: Most hilariously annoying/bad discoveries of 2015

    I didn't know that either, but i do know Flume put on a great set last year at Coachella, one of the highlights of that fest for me (even though I've never been packed in so tight in the Gobi -- we...
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    Poll: Re: Who on the lineup is the biggest Dick Poop?

    No, man. Drake is horrible, yes, but Guetta is worse.
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Yeah, that's pretty much what I thought when this came up last week, so I bought the $15 (plus fees) early bird tix. Though there are some other worthwhile acts in there, too. Like the Stone...
  34. Re: It (might) be raining legendary electronic krautrock pioneers

    Damn.

    I listened to and fell in love with Tangerine Dream’s music as a young man in the early 70s; the first instrumental electronic music I ever heard. To this day they are my favorite...
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    Re: Those that prefer Rock - Here's my List

    You "prefer" rock, but Swans is not on your list. And Milky Chance is.

    Major FAIL.
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    Re: Can we get some adds

    I’d like to see Purity Ring added. Their second album is out in March, they haven’t performed live in like a year, and they don’t have any 2015 tour dates out yet.

    They’ve pre-released a couple...
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    Re: Questions from a coachella newbie.

    1. Indian Wells Tennis Garden (a couple miles SW of the Shadow RV park) is a park and ride location for the shuttle, with a fairly large parking lot (free parking). It should be about a 15 minute...
  38. Thread: Veterans?

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    Poll: Re: Veterans?

    Huh… much of this both fits my situation and fairly closely matches my outlook.

    This will be my 7th year, too, and I don’t necessarily consider myself a “veteran” either (for me that would be...
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    Re: 2015 Omissions = Late Adds Wishlist!

    Trust
    Pallbearer
    London Grammar (really thought they'd be on the lineup)
    TV on the Radio
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    Re: Your top 10 must-sees for 2015

    First 10:
    Swans
    Flying Lotus
    Tame Impala
    Jon Hopkins
    Yelle
    St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    Belle and Sebastian
    Squarepusher
  41. Thread: Odesza

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    Re: Odesza

    Odesza’s midnight set in the Do Lab weekend 2 last year (right after Darkside’s wonderful performance in the Gobi) was one of that fest’s highlights for me. Fantastic way to end Saturday night.
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    Re: Coachella 2015: I wanna start a rumor...

    Odesza’s excellent midnight set on Saturday weekend 2 had a pretty large crowd (for the Do Lab). 400 or even 500 or so.

    TEED in the same time slot weekend 1 had fewer, but still at least 300....
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Swans at the Crescent on Monday, April 13th (they’re in Tucson at Club Congress the night before; very much expect them to be at Coachella, too). Awesome band, highly recommend, bring earplugs if...
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    Re: Coachella 2015: I wanna start a rumor...

    Swans are touring the Southwest in early April, with a show scheduled in Albuquerque on Thursday, April 9th, and the next after that (just announced) at the Club Congress in Tucson on Sunday the...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Thanks for the kind offer, thelastgreatman, but sorry, I don’t swing that way (not that there’s anything wrong with it).

    I’ll play anyway, though:

    Mussolini is always right.

    How’s that?
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    I notice you didn’t attempt to refudiate a single one of my points.

    And your claim of being “embarrassed when right wing extremists say dumb things in the media” is not credible except in the...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    I didn’t use the term “fascist” casually – I meant it sincerely and seriously. It’s also correctly seen as a pejorative term, and I meant that, too – people ought to recoil at the notion that someone...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Hey Packer, ya fucking fascist. I’ll quote from a comment you made to me a couple weeks back in response to me writing that the federal debt is not, as you fascists pretend, “crushing us” (how,...
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    Re: General Phoenix Area Shows

    Agree with your comments about Flying Lotus at the Marquee last Tuesday night. That was a great show, and though the music is the thing, as you said, the very trippy visuals projected onto the two...
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    Re: Coachella 2015: I wanna start a rumor...

    Fair enough, I get what you’re saying. Music classifications often have somewhat fuzzy boundaries, but to me (in the minority, I suppose) I still find Mogwai “heavy” in general. Lot of heavier...
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