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  1. Thread: Yes

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    Re: Yes

    We shelled out for the Meet and Greet when they came through Calgary last year. I got to tell Geoff Downes that my first Yes concert was also his first Yes concert. That was cool.
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    Re: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    I did see Charles Bradley (mentioned above) at CFMF in 2012. I'd see him again. I swear he was still shaking hands with the crowd while the next act was underway.
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    Re: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    Letterman from earlier this week:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qajImAWrTVA

    Missed them at the Calgary Folk Festival last year, so hoping for no conflicts.
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    Re: 2014 Poster Changes

    There are often slight font size and other formatting changes which can easily mask material changes.
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    Re: So... Sloan.

    I was under the same impression, but somebody online corrected me and said they do actually play it a fair bit. Here's some crappy iPhone video I recorded of them playing it in 2012.

    ...
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    Re: A top 111 Coachella Pictures thread

    Nice job, sir. Always appreciate you taking the time to post your shots.
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    Re: Sled Island 2014

    Samantha Savage Smith is playing again this year. She's a local girl whose last album was on Arts & Crafts, and she got a little bit of a push from them. It's been two years since then, however, and...
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    Re: X-Fest in Calgary August 30-31/2014

    This will be cool. I didn't know The Smalls in the day, but I've been a Corb Lund fan for a while and find the juxtaposition in his career interesting.
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    Re: Sled Island 2014

    Which are some of the bands you're looking forward to? I haven't had much chance to research all the bands I've never heard of before.
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    Re: Sled Island 2014

    Kathleen Hanna and Julie Ruin cancel due to a Lyme disease recurrence:

    http://www.sledisland.com/slog/2014/5/13/kathleen-hannas-sled-island-appearances-cancelled
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    Re: Old Timer / Reunion Wish List For 2015

    Pond (the one from Portland)
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    Re: Did anyone see James Vincent McMorrow?

    It was a quality set for an appreciative crowd. Great way to start the day if Bo Ningen is not your thing.
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    Re: Best and Worst Crowds of the Weekend?

    The STRFKR crowd was pretty good. It had to be, what with the crowd surfing sumo wrestlers, the crowd surfing astronaut in a rubber dinghy, and the blow up sex dolls handed out.
  14. Thread: Superchunk!

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    Re: Superchunk!

    Mac still bounces around like he's a teenager.
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    Re: Sled Island 2014

    Can I recommend Royal Canoe? Yes, I will recommend Royal Canoe.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bT07pdWl5kw


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DclI9DwEtGQ
  16. Thread: Superchunk!

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    Re: Superchunk!

    Jason Narducy has been touring with them. He's backed Bob Mould (at Coachella maybe?), Telekinesis, Guided By Voices. Saw him with Superchunk at Sled Island last year. Although Laura was missed, they...
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    Re: It's raining ghost busting doctors

    Growing up in Ontario in the '70s, television could be a wasteland of Canadian content. SCTV was a breath of fresh air. He'll always be Moe Green to me.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ShyYHPSrEM
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    Re: True Detective

    Slate's television critic made essentially the same argument today.
  19. Thread: NFL Time

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    Re: NFL Time

    Here's a summary of the report written by someone who has written a fair bit about bullying.
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    Re: True Detective

    Here's a pretty extensive interview with Nic Pizzolatto.
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    Re: True Detective

    Matthew McConaughey is fantastic in this. Woody Harrelson is nicely restrained. And the plot is a really nice slow burn.

    The creator also wrote a couple "The Killing" scripts. I haven't seen that...
  22. Thread: CHVRCHES

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    Re: CHVRCHES

    Nevermind... Just posted the same KEXP performance without refreshing the page.
  23. Thread: Wye Oak

    by BobCaygeon
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    Re: Wye Oak

    Apparently their new album will feature Jenn on the piano more than the guitar.

    http://www.spin.com/articles/wye-oak-new-album-2014-guitar-interview/
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    Re: 2014 Poster Changes

    I wrote one years ago, and it was awesome. Last year it grabbed the poster when it appeared briefly about an hour before it appeared to stay. So that was cool.

    Unfortunately this year they are...
  25. Thread: Superchunk!

    by BobCaygeon
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    Re: Superchunk!

    This is a good live session, in case you need to catch up on some of their new songs.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtBCcp5PlUw

    I've seen them twice now, and I'm looking forward to a third...
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    Re: Downton Abbey

    If you're a fan, you have to see Gosford Park:
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280707/?ref_=nv_sr_1

    Written by Julian Fellowes. Much of the same feel as Downton, but less of a soap opera.
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    Re: Peter Gabriel

    Please go on.
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    Re: Bombay Bicycle Club

    You are way more observant than I...
  29. Thread: New Order

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    Re: New Order

    I sang so much my voice was hoarse on Sunday.
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    Re: It's Raining Chicago Movie Critics

    This is a letter Ebert wrote to a young girl who would go on to be the movie critic at Slate:...
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    Re: >> Shovels & Rope

    Saw them in Calgary last night, opening for Lucero. They were in fine form. I think I'll catch them again.

    Recommended.
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    Re: MEET AND GREET???

    Los Campesinos were a lot of fun in their signing session. Seven people in the band, so it took quite a while to get through. They signed a setlist for us.
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    Re: MEET AND GREET???

    I can't even imagine what this will be like.
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    Re: Coachella 2013 Artists on Daytrotter

    A Wild Belle session went up today. I've updated the first post.
  35. Thread: GRIMES 2013

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    Re: GRIMES 2013

    What about natural insemination? What would that result in?
  36. Re: Your top 5 acts from the bottom three lines of the poster

    Polica
    Purity Ring
    Shovels & Rope
    The Wombats
    Cloud Nothings
  37. Thread: GRIMES 2013

    by BobCaygeon
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    Re: GRIMES 2013

    What were the three? I remember Sled Island, and maybe something at the Republik? What else was there?

    We are due.
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    Re: 2013 - Saturday Set Time Predictions

    The Wombats have stated they're in the Mojave:
    http://www.facebook.com/thewombatsuk?ref=ts&fref=ts
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    Re: Chick bands below the radar?

    Purity Ring

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOlwYR9VNlc
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    Re: Feel-Good Song Of Coachella 2013

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFXnGLfopjE
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    Re: Coachella 2013 Artists on Daytrotter

    An interesting conversation with Mr. Daytrotter.

    http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack/music-lovers-heaven-a-chat-w-daytrotter-founder-sean-moeller/
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    Re: Coachella 2013 Artists on Daytrotter

    I'm up to 1926 Daytrotter downloads in my library. iTunes tells me that's 4.4 days of music. Just the "Welcome to Daytrotter" tracks are 42 minutes.
  43. Thread: The Wombats

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    Re: The Wombats

    I find it hilarious that "Kill the Director" is about a bad movie.
  44. Thread: The Wombats

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    Re: The Wombats

    Rats. I did not need to pick up another conflict on Saturday, but it appears I have...
  45. Thread: The Wombats

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    The Wombats

    Don't really know these guys, but this one song is somehow in my library and I've always liked it:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x89n7i43zZg

    And a song called "Let's Dance to Joy Division"...
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    Re: Early Set Time Predictions 2013

    I understand that it is rough, but starting the Gobi at 9:30am is funny. Only because it might be necessary.
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    Re: Best Female vocalists on the lineup?

    Purity Ring
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    Re: Coachella 2013 Artists on Daytrotter

    Here's an Inside Daytrotter article on Spinner: Inside Daytrotter: Live Session Entrepreneurs Holding Strong After Six Years

    Their Facebook page: Daytrotter
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    Coachella 2013 Artists on Daytrotter

    Daytrotter (www.daytrotter.com) is a music studio that posts live-to-tape recordings of gazillions of different artists. Normally, 25 new recordings of sessions are posted each week, with sessions...
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    Re: Please, Nick, Play Some Murder Ballads.

    Now l'm at the hairdressers
    People watch me as they move past
    A guy wearing plastic antlers
    Presses his bum against the glass
    Now l'm down on my hands and knees
    And it's so fucking hot!
    Someone...
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