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  1. Re: THE GAMING HARDWARE THREAD: PS4 - WII U - XBone - PS3 - 360 - WII

    I hate you if you don't want to play Fallout 4 based on today's 5 minutes of gameplay video.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I kept expecting to be wowed by Inside Out but it never happened. The emotion characters were just so flat - so one note - that I just wanted to get back to the little girl's drama. It looked great,...
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    Re: Let's talk about Beck, man

    Shocking. I was under the impression that Beck did some psychedelic funk like... two decades ago. But maybe not.
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    I'm in for W1 since Florence and the Mouse are at Voodoo. Viva la Weekend One!
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2014

    Sunday is almost always weak in this fest, but Deadmau5 was good last time he played Voodoo, so I'm going to assume he'll think of himself as the festival's real closer and put on a good time. I'll...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    This is the thing that shocked me about ACL. Having gone to a few Lollapaloozas in the sprawling Grant Park and being told it was the red-headed stepchild of ACL, I expected a huge, beautiful park...
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    Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I have to ask if this is sarcasm. The best part of Deadwood was the rampant, meandering monologues.

    You know, since nothing else happened. And usually there was an accompanying blowjob.
  8. Re: THE GAMING HARDWARE THREAD: PS4 - WII U - XBone - PS3 - 360 - WII

    Yeah, I'm playing that. ALL of that. Bring it!

    (Side note: I may wait until the second or third patch after my crazy adventures with New Vegas and Skyrim bugs, but I will play it.)
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    What's unique about it is that he brings all those influences together in a way that's actually better than most of what other musicians are doing. So maybe he's not the best garage rocker... or the...
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    Yeah, but we have no idea what the real story is. The article I posted claimed it was related to the sound... and never mind that the next day he played a normal-length show at the same venue. Or...
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    Except this guy's facts are wrong? Even his initial basis is way off... 40 mins does not equal 55, and if you know of a band who hasn't ended a show early, I don't know who they are. Every artists...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 10 Year Anniversary!!!

    Patton used to be on the Coachella poster every other year with a different act, so yeah.... right? Peeping Tom, Mike Patton v. Rahzel, Faith No More, yeah? All within a few years?
  13. Re: THE GAMING HARDWARE THREAD: PS4 - WII U - XBone - PS3 - 360 - WII

    If someone here needs a Dreamcast I can send you mine for the cost of shipping.

    For honest. I ain't playing it, and I got no time to deal with Craigslist lunatics.
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    Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I love the new season. The cameos are fun, the cast is engaged, and while it's not exactly the same as before, it's far from the final season of Scrubs or some such bad nonsense.
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    Re: The Cooking Thread

    This weekend is all about party food. I made a big batch of candied bacon today - more tomorrow in preparation for a Friday party... and then it's goat cheese stuffed peppadew peppers for Sunday (the...
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2014

    Well, there's almost always a major rapper on the poster, whether they're in the top 3 or not (except 2012) - 2014 had Outkast, 2013 had Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who were the hottest names going at...
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2014

    I can see literally no chance that happens. They have a pretty standard rocker/rocker/rapper/edm thing going, it's pretty much a yearly standard.

    So sure, it could be Stevie/Imagine...
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    Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 10 Year Anniversary!!!

    Has any lineup this year been worth the wait? Worst. Festival. Year. Ever.
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    Re: St. Louis LOUFEST!

    Billy Idol makes it worth $50. (Well, Billy Idol plus $20 worth of other spare bands.) He's a damn fine legacy performer! But hell no worth $80 or whatever.
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    Re: St. Louis LOUFEST!

    I've never been, but I bit at tickets for $50. With the FFF and Loufest lineups both dropping this week, I'll either have a full travel schedule for the fall... or a bunch of tickets to sell. Hoping...
  21. Re: THE GAMING HARDWARE THREAD: PS4 - WII U - XBone - PS3 - 360 - WII

    I played through the Wolfenstein game, but I totally don't get the hero worship. I guess because it didn't suck it's truly notable?

    Anyhow, Bioshock 1 is amazing and was a true game-changer... and...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I just re-watched The Fantastic Mr. Fox and Singles the last two nights. I never realized Jarvis Cocker did the silly "Petey" song in Mr. Fox, that was a delight. And the Singles in-film soundtrack...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    So what are we betting on as headliner matchups at this point? I really have no idea, except I don't think Foos are closing the fest due to scheduling, so that's likely Drake's job.

    Foos v. The...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    Well, official lineup is official. At least we have the breakdown of artists on each weekend to reflect on, but those hoping the leak was wrong... sorry!
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    I'd be thrilled if Drake was locked up.

    As it is, it's just a damn fine excuse to be on the other side of the park.
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    I don't agree with the weak lineup crowd as regards subs and lower lineup bands, but the headliners are atrocious. If Drake were Kanye, it'd be better. If Florence, Strokes, Modest Mouse, etc... were...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    (If the leak is accurate...)

    FOO FIGHTERS
    DRAKE
    THE STROKES
    THE WEEKND
    DISCLOSURE
    DEADMAU5
    BASSNECTAR
    ALT-J
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Herein come the spoilers for the four year old art film "The Skin I Live In". But my specific comments are probably in line with what you're saying and come to mind with the current Jennerism of our...
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    Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Yeah, I'm older than most of the posters here, so when I was a kid it was all Star Wars - Cincinnati Reds (grew up in Ohio in the Pete Rose/Johnny Bench days) - Bruce Jenner on a Wheaties box for...
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    I know everyone feels like they have to share their *shocking* opinions - and here's mine:

    If you think Jack's show or Jack's solo records show he's soft, is running out of steam, etc... that's a...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    Yeah, I don't either, but the lack of Texas (or even Southern) concert dates and the opening in their schedule combined with their obvious cash-grabbing "final tour" type status means it could...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    So I'm adding a rundown to maybes and stuff on the front page. For fun.

    CONFIRMED ACTS:
    Hozier

    EXTREMELY LIKELY ACTS BASED ON SCHEDULE:
    Foo Fighters
    alt-J
    Echosmith
    Twenty-One Pilots
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    Well, my girlfriend will be happy about that. And if they're not in the Top 6, they can be just about anybody I've heard of and I'm okay with it. LOL.
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    There are also a million bikes parked there, and bike parking slots. And I don't know where the Doubletree is exactly, but there are shuttles from a couple of locations that are shockingly not...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    Hahahaha I saw that and LOL'd as well.

    The only disc I picked up was Citizen Dick - "Touch Me I'm Dick". On the back of the disc (there's no B-side) they have a pressing of Matt Dillon's...
  36. Re: Star Wars Ep. 7 coming soon to a theater near you.

    I get it. You don't have a point, and you have nothing positive to say about anything. When WAS the last positive comment you made? 2014?
  37. Re: Star Wars Ep. 7 coming soon to a theater near you.

    How was that line lame? It echoed the similar line from the originals and it *is* the central theme of those movies.
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    Re: Action Bronson is a rap singer. He's legit.

    I do not get the love for this guy at ALL. No speed, no fury, not any more humor than any local G. And he looks like crap.

    Do not want.
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    One of the fun annual moments on the Coachella board - when boardies suddenly gush over the headliner they didn't get the last year or two, as though they've suddenly discovered something new and...
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    Re: Steely Dan

    This thread reminds me of Pavement.... completely opposite opinions on everything. "They sucked out loud..." "They were amazing!" "They looked bored and didn't seem to know how to play their...
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    Re: Austin City Limits 2015

    In news sure to excite nobody, Mumford and Sons have announced their US tour that ends a month before ACL and has NO Texas (or anywhere around Texas) dates. I suppose they may announce more dates...
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2014

    So, the folks at Inforoo are squawking about Black Sabbath at Voodoo, since they're playing their "last show ever" at the end of November and they haven't played Voodoo in 20 years. I saw Ozzy there...
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    Re: Austin, TX thread

    I'm gonna guess you found something to do. ;) The 6th Street scene is always fun but touristy - apparently the East side of 6th is more hip... and Rainey Street is cool. I'm nerdy, so I might go do...
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Thought I'd mention that Lcd - This is Happening (and a bunch of other Lcd) is available on Amazon Prime music if any of the lurkers haven't heard a legit copy. Beach House is too.... but no Kanye or...
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    Re: Austin, TX thread

    Driving now, but I'll hit this up tomorrow. How many folks are you? Regular drinkers or drunks? :)
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    Re: Austin, TX thread

    Nice, I'll be there too, and I'm moving there as soon as I lock down my work environment (or at least start pulling some local cases). This driving from Dallas to Austin every weekend is gettin' old...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I think maybe saying you hated it was overstating just a tad.

    Like I mentioned, Joss claims this is the Avengers movie he's always wanted to make (the new one), so maybe it will surpass your...
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Hahaha touche'. But then again, everyone really liked it.

    Looking back.. they didn't love it. 8.6, which is probably low for that record. And this:

    "And while it's somewhat heartening to hear...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Faith No More added 10 more dates, on sale tomorrow. Happy to see they're getting to Texas, and I will definitely be there in Austin.

    July 26 Austin Music Hall Austin, TX United States Get Tickets...
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    Re: The Band Breakup/Reunion Rumors Thread

    Totally with you on that. Great band, good debut album. It's my house-cleanin' music. LOL.

    Re: Ride... I don't get the shoegaze thing. Which isn't to say I tried to get it - it just somehow...
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