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  1. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Wasn't 2012 City and Colour AND Tragically Hip? 2013 had no Canadian headliners.
  2. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I just realized their headliners follow almost exactly the same formula from last year.

    Super radio friendly artist that is fairly new: Sam Smith / Bruno Mars
    Sorta 'indie' but actually totally...
  3. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Hahaha holy hell that is even worse than last year. Rest assured they will still get a good amount of sales to people with too much money who just want to see a couple bands.

    I can't see this...
  4. Re: What were the biggest weekend 1 / weekend 2 differences?

    I went to both last year and actually liked weekend 2 more. Almost every single crowd seemed a bit smaller and a bit less douchey. Seems like weekend 1 has a few more celebrities and therefore their...
  5. Re: If You Could Have Sex With One Musician Performing at Coachella

    And you would just watch?
  6. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Thanks for doing that, I like your wishful list.

    I've pretty much resigned myself that the lineup won't be as good as last year, because no festival has been that great so far. I just hope they...
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    Re: Rate The 2015 Acts You've Seen As Live Artists

    Tame Impala Sasquatch 2013 their instruments showed up 2 hours late so they played a different stage. Still sounded fantastic. A
    Interpol Pemberton 2008. They sounded great, but they aren't very...
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    Re: Swans are not dead

    I saw them a few months ago and they played 7 songs in just over 2 hours. An hour would be like 3 songs.
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    Re: What a shit show

    He bled on his guitar. Dude puts an awesome show and the band(s) that he has with him are great as well.
  10. Re: AC/DC: how GV will make everyone eat crow. A suggestions thread

    If half of these things happen I could actually see myself enjoying this set, even though I can't really stand ACDC after around 5 songs in a row.
  11. Thread: So... Sloan.

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    Re: So... Sloan.

    Saw em at Pemberton last year for the first time (I don't know how that happened, I'm a bad Canadian), they put on a pretty good show. I'd heard other people say they sucked live though, so I guess...
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    Re: What a shit show

    Lol wut

    "Dance music is having yet another big day with David Guetta, Kaskade, Kygo, Duke Dumont, Marina and the Diamonds, Madeon, Odesza and J.E.S&S"
  13. Re: Your Face When You Saw the Lineup: 2015 Edition

    http://www.picgifs.com/reaction-gifs/reaction-gifs/bored-meh/bored013.gif

    Pretty lame. Don't know what I was expecting, but it wasn't this.
  14. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Got my presale tickets. Came to $353 Canadian ($306 American) with camping, which is cheaper than just festival passes for Sasquatch or Squamish last year without camping. Unless they totally tank...
  15. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Considering what an amazing time I had this year I'll be buying presale tickets for this and holding off on Sasquatch until the lineup comes out.
  16. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    It wasn't too unreasonable in my opinion. Sasquatch comes to almost $400 cdn and Squamish was $350 just for the festival pass without camping.

    I don't know how it went for everyone, but I didn't...
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    I've been to lots of fests that have single day wristbands, so I don't think that will be be a reason to stop them from having day passes.

    I'd guess there will be some indication one way or the...
  18. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I think the main reason it sold so poorly is that they took forever to release the lineup and everyone already had their festival plans for the summer. Most festivals in the area had their lineup out...
  19. Re: Shambhala Music Festival 2014 Initial Lineup

    NO PEA I WAS BUSY GETTING ELBOWED BY EMINEM FANS IN SQUAMISH THANKS FOR RUBBING IT IN!
  20. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    I think it's somewhat lineup dependent. There were at least an extra 5000 people there on Sunday, and I'm betting 90% of them were there for Eminem and pretty much only Eminem. I don't have much...
  21. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    I was there last year too. While the crowds weren't the best, they were still way better than this year. It also didn't bother me as much because tickets were something like $110, not. $350 like this...
  22. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    My brain is pretty mush right now so bare with me if this is a bit rambling. That was hands down the worst festival experience I have ever had in 20ish camping music festivals.

    The crowds were...
  23. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Screw brand loyalty. I'm more a 'what have you done for me lately' kind of person, and Pemberton has been my favourite festival this year, which has included both Coachellas and Sasquatch.
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  24. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Squamish 2010 to 2012 was actually not that poorly organized. True there wasn't much to do, but tickets were cheap so you couldn't really complain. 2013 was a disaster getting into camping but the...
  25. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Yup, I'd take last years lineup again over that, and last year tickets were $100 if you got them early.
  26. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I'm going to Squamish, somewhat against my will. I promised a friend I'd go before the lineup I'd go because that's where a big group of us met a few years ago. She lives in England now and bought...
  27. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Sleep before 2 was probably possible. We were really close, but I think a pair of ear plugs would have made it pretty easy, that being said I never tried to sleep before 2. The sets were only about...
  28. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I'll echo Duke Silver's comments (good meeting you by the way!)

    Getting into parking was a breeze. Just drive right in, absolutely no wait whatsoever. The walk from parking to camping was a...
  29. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I'd guess 20,000 people, but who the fuck knows really. They probably won't release actual numbers until well after the festival.
  30. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Tough thing is I've seen the Femmes twice recently, but haven't seen TVoTR in 4 years.

    Same deal for me with the Lips. Only seen em twice. First at Pemby 2008 and it was one of the best shows...
  31. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Holy fucking long sets.

    Nasty conflicts:

    Norm Macdonald vs Above and Beyond. Normally music wins over comedy at festivals, but I think Norm Macdonald is one of the funniest people on the...
  32. Thread: Motörhead!!!!

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    Re: Motörhead!!!!

    I couldn't name 5 of their songs, but Motorhead was amazing. Saw their full set both weekends. That drum solo was one of the most impressive pieces of musicianship I have ever seen live, it looked...
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    Re: post Coachella sickness

    I've figured out the cure. I did both weekends this year because I hate my body, and the key is to just not stop drinking all at once. In between weekends I still had a couple beers a day and got...
  34. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    If Metric is the big name waiting in the wings it's game over for this festival.

    If they are just another act on the lineup then who cares. As much as I like Metric, I've seen them 7 times...
  35. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    The first one also announced a lineup at the same time they announced the festival. If it is already this bad before they even release a lineup you really have to question what the rest of the...
  36. Thread: Set time reveal

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    Re: Set time reveal

    What? So Skrillex is on ~930? This makes very little sense to me, he's billed higher than both of those acts.
  37. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    This sentence hurts my brain. So, he owes the fans because traffic was bad? That sounds like Pemberton's fault, not his. It isn't his fault the festival was a disorganized clusterfuck.

    Also, due...
  38. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I guess it could be Prince, and then I would probably have to go. I kind of assumed the starfish + paper clip + lightning bolt was one artist since there were plus signs connecting them all (like...
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    Re: your #1 worst act to NOT see on the lienup

    As a casual reader of the boards, this is my favourite thread and therefore I have bad taste.

    Am I doing it right?
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Yeah I thought the two weekend thing was a bad idea from the get go since there has never been a huge demand for Sasquatch tickets, save for last year, and that was only because of Mumford and Co.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Well I'm pretty fucking crushed. I knew sales would not be great for July since a lot of the usual Sasquatch crowd doesn't give a shit about the headliners, but I never expected them to actually...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    I think weekend 2 isn't selling very well, but I haven't heard anything about cancelling it. Doing refunds for that would be a disaster.

    I'm quite looking forward to a half sold Sasquatch with...
  43. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I wouldn't call it a hiatus. Live Nation put on one, it was a massive failure financially and they never did it again. This is basically a whole new festival, the only things that are the same is the...
  44. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Yeah... except a little company called Live Nation held a festival there 6 years ago. There's even a picture of it in the article. You guys didn't 'come up' with anything, you just took over a failed...
  45. Thread: ICE ICE ICE

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    Re: ICE ICE ICE

    That makes sense, since normal ice will probably not keep those things frozen.

    Using dry ice to keep regular ice cold for later use makes very little sense. It might work, but that is a huge...
  46. Thread: ICE ICE ICE

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    Re: ICE ICE ICE

    Here is a helpful tip: Your plan is crazy.

    You want to bring an extra cooler, fill it with dry ice AND normal ice, and move said normal ice out of the dry ice cooler into the food and drink...
  47. Thread: ICE ICE ICE

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    Re: ICE ICE ICE

    I don't think you understand how dry ice works.
  48. Thread: BUYING TICKETS

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    Re: BUYING TICKETS

    I will buy your reasonably priced weekend 1 ticket.
  49. Thread: Work 9 to 5.

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    Re: Work 9 to 5.

    How has no one made a joke about Austin City Limits yet?
  50. Re: Two awesome girls looking for a camping spot to share!

    You're right, I should have just gone with this:

    http://0-media-cdn.foolz.us/ffuuka/board/tg/image/1381/04/1381047374007.jpg
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