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    Re: Kasabian's set

    I thought it was really, really easy to get a spot in the tent. 10 minutes early should be more than enough to get there. For me, their last time at Coachella was magical, this time was very solid....
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    Re: ...More like "ASS-CADE"...

    I would go with Stromae here personally, knowing little about him but understanding he doesn't make his way over here that often. St. Vincent was fantastic but if you've never seen her before I feel...
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    Re: Craft Beer Barn Lineup

    I personally wasn't super impressed with the beer offering this year; it was solid, so definitely worth the (mutiple) trips(s), but lacked a San Diego presence that I was surprised to see. I enjoyed...
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    Re: 2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Friday: AC/DC, Caribou (entrancing), Azealia Banks (singing voice sounded great), Jon Hopkins (shorter set but he went right into some good stuff), Tame Impala (main stage sound did them right;...
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    Re: Top Five Sets of 2015 (Weekend One Edition)

    1. AC/DC (has to be)
    2. Drive Like Jehu (playing to that thin/pathetic of a crowd made me appreciate that performance even more, they sounded unreal)
    3. Desparecidos (the extra time was great, feel...
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    Re: ...More like "ASS-CADE"...

    Although I only have a passing interest in Kaskade (had a phase where I loved his stuff 3-4 years ago), I thought his set sounded good. It looked good. That's pretty much all you can expect from him...
  7. Thread: BRAND NEW

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    Re: BRAND NEW

    This was an awesome set. Everyone there was really into it...I couldn't help but sing along a little bit. Closing with Yeah was unexpected and pleasingly cathartic. Not to be missed during W2 if you...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    The Outdoor was (i) sparesely populated and (ii) quiet. The sound bleed was insane for Jenny Lewis while Marina was on, I attribute that to the style of music variation but not clear. I only caught a...
  9. Re: AC/DC: how GV will make everyone eat crow. A suggestions thread

    AC/DC was unreal - Angus in particular surprised the hell out of me, aside from a little off-timing on a couple songs he was incredible. It was not a very crowded set at all, we comfortably walked up...
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    Re: Post your tentative schedule

    In a way I'm cool with it, but it's super bizarre...I've thorougly enjoyed the few times I've caught him in the past. Even if they had a grudge against him putting him right before A-Trak was what...
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    Thanks for providing these each year, they always are helpful to help gameplan...
  12. Re: In your experience, how accurate are the set times?

    Pretty rare that acts go on significantly early. The only one I can really think of is Kasabian 2013 Wk1, and that was only a few minutes early...
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    Re: Conflict Advice?

    1: If you are a fan of both I'd go with Ezra, Action's new record is flat + him live outside in the heat last time at Coachella was a (fun) shitshow...
    2: Azealia was good a few years back in a...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Agreed, silly timeslot. Wonder if he has another show that night...I (probably like a few others) got into him as a result of the line-up and so wasn't following him until January. I'm sure he'll be...
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    Re: Post your tentative schedule

    Friday:
    Craze 12:15-12:50 (bizarrely early)
    Eagulls 12:55-1:35
    Cloud Nothings 1:55-2:40
    Action Bronson 2:45-3:20 (doubt he makes it his full set)
    ---BEER BARN---
    Azealia Banks 5:00-5:30
    Erol...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Mainly meant back-line, keys you can have a few set-up...back-line takes the longest to switch out, in 10 mins you could easily move pedalboards/mic placement and maybe even add a keyboard but...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    They would more likely just be sharing the same gear, no?
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    The Desaparecidos and Gesaffelstein 70 min sets feel odd. Pretty happy to take both of them, though.
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    Re: Custom Set Time Templates

    They are on the same page as the other set times, right below...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    The end time on Friday is 1AM, right? Other than Alesso these set times are either totally bizarre...or we are in for a full-on AC/DC show!!! (sadly I fear the former)

    Erol Alkan->Jon Hopkins is a...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    RTJ->Kasabian = party of the weekend! Also Kasabian being in the same exact slot as last time; very odd

    That Tyler->Floss->SHM combo is an abomination.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    -What an underwhelming set of options to close out the festival...I figured I'd have to miss Kaytranada but I guess he wins!
    -That Brand New vs. Ben Klock vs. Madeon vs. Til Von Sein conflict -...
  23. Thread: Maps are up

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    Re: Maps are up

    Is the 1B Day Parking lot, from people's experience, (i) a lot that fills up much quicker or (ii) has an easier time exiting at night? Just curious, did not realize there was day parking over there...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    If anyone would like a face-value ($27.50, I'll eat fees) Drive Like Jehu ticket for tomorrow, please PM me and you can pick up from my friend at the venue - sometimes you get so excited for a show...
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    Re: New restrooms

    Could someone circle them up then on the aerial map - I would love to know where these are + had no clue they were there last year... http://i.imgur.com/YLxtQZT.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    He's still on the poster...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIME PREDICTION CONTEST

    FRIDAY
    Main Stage: Alabama Shakes
    Main Stage: Ride
    Main Stage: Interpol
    Main Stage: Tame Impala
    Main Stage: AC/DC
    Outdoor Closer: Nero
    Mojave Closer: Squarepusher
    Gobi Closer: Action Bronson...
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    Re: To those with wedding rings/bands

    I actually don't want my wife to wear hers (why even risk losing that, even if we have insurance on it) so not going to wear mine this year (married last year).
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    Honest question (and I don't disagree with your argument and I'm also a fan) - when was the last time a top-5 listing played exactly the same timeslot/stage placement? Interpol's set in 2011 was 7:25...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    For argument's sake - you don't think the fact that (i) they just played FYF main stage in fall, (ii) did a very thorough, national tour that played a few shows in SoCal and (iii) put out a bit of a...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    I love these posts every year -

    -Interpol in the same slot/stage as the last time they played (basically)? They seem like the most likely Pixies-ish candidate for a Mojave slot (maybe move...
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    Re: Who will be this year's sleeper? 2015

    Falling down the Jon Hopkins k-hole of goodness...this will be the surprise.

    This has to be in a tent opposite AC/DC, right? The setlists thread has this at 2:15...that is way too early for this...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    My bad. Last time I was there was summer 2013, it had been no booze for the better part of 15 years of shows there...that's a great development though. DLJ is gonna need a beer or three.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Guessing folks have said but Glasshouse = no booze, just be prepared. Few decent spots in the area.

    Those DLJ tickets were too easy to get...it will be a fantastic show! I hope they're doing a...
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    Re: Your top 10 must-sees for 2015

    A few of these acts go even higher just due to novelty, I feel like there's so many repeats for me on this line-up...

    1. AC/DC
    2. Circa Survive
    3. Kasabian (so much fun. Mojave 2012, I am...
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    Re: Squarepusher should be in the Sahara

    They have to keep up with whatever Ultra does, and they have managed to do pretty ok. Totally second the above, hoping for some counter-programming (again - really enjoyed the 20-30 min of Big...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Going to Barca vs Cordoba 12/20...just to see Camp Nou (and to package with the Talabot show in his home country...hoping it has a better vibe than the couple of times I have caught him in LA). I...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Any non-tourist suggestions for Barcelona from people's travel experiences (figure there are more than a few who have been to Primavera out there)? Doing a day/night trip there a few Saturdays from...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Bummed it was his last show of the tour, still remember that set in the polo fields...definitely chalking up the poor attendance to it being the day of maybe the biggest travel day of the year in a...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    DFA was fantastic. The Regent is a sweaty place. I can't imagine folks going to MSTRKRFT after that, I was exhausted.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Show was good but crowd was lacking IMO. Echoplex just seemed like a weird place for all those great guest spots to go down. They brought it as usual but least favorite show I've seen of theirs other...
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    Re: QUEENS of the STONE age appreciation thread

    The show was awesome - the floor had a ton of legit fans (props to the Pulp Fiction couple that was rocking out with us) and the sound was great...for Queens. Which is kind of all that mattered, but...
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    Re: QUEENS of the STONE age appreciation thread

    For anyone considering Blackout - it was a separate ticket that you had to purchase (scheduling was through EventBrite, you have to have the confirmation to get in) - I would be surprised if they're...
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    Re: QUEENS of the STONE age appreciation thread

    So - who's going to the Halloween show? I'm psyched for it, hoping it's a big set + seeing Nick do some songs with the band is going to be awesome. Just bought a ticket to the Blackout house as well,...
  45. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    E-mailed today and gave passes for Angel Olsen show on 12/4 - pretty nice of them, all things considered. A bit of faith restored.
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Really liked Interpol at FYF (and am a fan), but they were bordering on boring tonight...not sure what it was, flow of set or what, but they started out great and it just felt too predictable/slow...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Run The Jewels/DFA back-to-back...going to be ruckus.
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    Re: HARD Day of the Dead 2014

    For Weekend 1, you are not exaggerating at all. Tent was ~ 1/8 full, I ran over from Phoenix for 20 minutes after deciding my friends chose wrong and while fantastic, felt kinda weird not having more...
  49. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    He said more "statement" is coming later in the week (one post down on the FB page) - will be interesting to see what else they say.
  50. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Re: FYF 2014

    Barely went into the arena (especially after seeing the cluster on Saturday) - to everyone who was at Darkside, I salute you, b/c I'm sure you had a great time AND Murder City Devils was wiiide open...
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