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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Tried to do the lottery ticket thing a couple times, couldn't get in. Heard they changed that so it's better now.

    One of these years, perhaps (better be soon, I think). Wife's not interested,...
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Yeah, I'm with you manalive. I figure camping at Coachella helps provide the full experience, definitely. It's just taken me this long to convince my wife because, well, we're old. Plus, she's a...
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Yeah, sorry I missed Adam Freeland with you, too. Heard from others that was a great set. Was busy being sonically-devastated by Swans at the time, and ended up just laying down on the grass for...
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Nah -- a legend in my own mind, maybe (ok, not even there). Like my wife says, "60 going on 25. But, really, you're 60". Just not ready to go too damn gentle into that good night; not yet, anyway....
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    Re: Do Lab Appreciation

    Enjoyed the hell out of the Do Lab this year and last -- glad they moved it to the new location, much better than in the middle of the fields. I thought last year's installation was more...
  6. Re: The Grand Attempt at a Group Shot of Our Happy Little Family: 2015 Edition!!

    Hey, it was great meeting you and the others (hated cutting Perfume Genius' set short, though)! Met you again at the beer barn later that day (I think it was later on Saturday -- it's all starting...
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    Re: Axwell Ingrosso Weekend 2 Set Speech

    Dude, your trolling on the Swedish House Mafia Duo topic -- in several threads -- is cracking me right the fuck up.
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    Swans had the smallest crowd, which was too bad because the music was awesome.

    Duke Dumont had the biggest crowd of any set I attended. Didn't even try to be in the Sahara, but danced with a...
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    Re: Weekend 2 top 5 acts

    In no particular order:

    Swans
    Squarepusher
    Caribou
    Tycho
    Duke Dumont


    HM:
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    Re: What a shit show

    Nope, not a shit show. Not at all. Unless you ended your fest with Drake, and why the hell would you do that?

    Caught 12-14 acts each day WE2 (fair number of split sets to get that many, of...
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    Re: How was Gesaffelstein?

    Thanks to all for the recs. Ancient Methods I know (and really enjoy). German, once again (seems appropriate, I guess).

    Maybe I have heard some of these others already and just don't know it. ...
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    Re: How was Gesaffelstein?

    Tnanks, guedita, for those recommendations. I knew of Orphx, but not the others.

    I really enjoy what I think of overall as "darkwave" music, which covers a number of genres/sub-genres and bands...
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    Re: The good and the bad of it

    Damn, those were the only Sahara sets I even considered attending WE2. I figured Ratatat's crowd would not be filled with the usual Sahara children (expected they would move over to the Outdoor for...
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Modest Mouse WE1 2013 blew chunks, and I really like Modest Mouse. Probably my biggest disappointment ever at Coachella. And Isaac Brock did some of the lamest, most cringe-worthy banter between...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    For me, moving Jon Hopkins up to start at 7:15 means removing the conflict with the War on Drugs, so I'll get to see them both now (ok, now he conflicts with both Lykke Li and Interpol, but I'm still...
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Anybody know if Whitehorse and/or Patricio & Shawni are worth checking out?

    I don't have any must-sees on the schedule Friday early until the Allah-Las at 2, so I'm thinking of starting my fest...
  17. Thread: Swan 2015!!!

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    Re: Swan 2015!!!

    Swans also killed it in Phoenix this past Monday night. I’ve caught them several times now going back to the 80s, and this performance was the pinnacle so far for me. As ialvarado2 put it, 2-1/2...
  18. Thread: lockers??????

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    Re: lockers??????

    Ridiculous last year, yes, even though we were there early. Hadn't been like this in previous years, not sure how they fucked it up so bad.

    So, any WE1 locker-users -- did they have their shit...
  19. Re: Coachella is now a MASTER of Customer Experience

    So, security not too bad -- not practically strip-searching and being assholes like before, and thus causing line jam-ups?

    That, and the double security pass-thrus at GA for those of us using...
  20. Re: The Grand Attempt at a Group Shot of Our Happy Little Family: 2015 Edition!!

    I'm with conners for WE2, including keeping the same 2:10 Saturday time. The butterfly would be cool for the pic, of course, but the likelihood of getting a group of scattered people to an...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    We'll definitely meet-up, conners. If not the monkey/bear thing then wherever is chosen for the pic (at 2:10 it's not hard to get around the Polo grounds pretty quickly most anywhere, though I'd...
  22. Thread: Steely Dan

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    Re: Steely Dan

    I suppose I’m dead-center for the Steely Dan demographic – they started and became popular during my college years. Some of their well-known songs form a good part of the soundtrack of my young life...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    Yeah, I'll check in on the board pic (2:10 Saturday at some monkey or bear art-thing by the Gobi, I understand) so I'd love to catch up with you in person there. Right after Parquet Courts in the...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    I'm thinking of doing the same thing myself, now. I love Swans, but I'm catching them in Phoenix next Monday (the 13th) and ending Saturday night at a dance party at the Do Lab (like Odesza last...
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    Thanks a ton for doing this once again, SEX!

    Appreciate the effort put into other schedules here, but yours is hands-down the best. Left to right, all three days on one page, easy to read even...
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    Absolutely, SEXECUTIONER'S schedule rocks! Been using SEX's schedule (left to right, like we read, not bottom to top) a few years now and I always get a number of good comments about it when others...
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    Re: The 2015 MLB Thread

    Guy, you an Indians fan?
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    Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    This isn’t at all surprising to you, is it (I’m not supposing it is)? Though it's particularly galling when it's demonstrated by those who ought to know better.

    The most pig-ignorant among us...
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    Re: Which set will have the biggest dance party?

    Looking forward to Todd Terje, definitely.

    Guedita, you dissed Odesza a few days back over on the Do Lab thread as being “that type of utterly bland blend of ambient house-electronica with female...
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    Poll: Re: Where are you staying? 2015

    Staying this year at the new Holiday Inn Express just off the 10 by the Golf Center Pkwy exit. For like a little over $100/night. Won't get that rate again for Coachella, no way. Shuttle in from...
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    Poll: Re: 2015 FINAL ROLL CALL

    In. WE2. 7th consecutive Coachella.

    Did both weekends last year (first time) and that was fun. Santa Barbara in between was fun, too (had never been). Traffic on the 10 west on Monday after...
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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...
  35. 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 donít 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...
  37. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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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