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  1. Thread: 2015 SET TIMES

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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    This...was willing to skip War On Drugs for Jon as have recently seen WOD and caught their live stream but can't miss Lykke (whom I've never seen) for a Jon...bummed...only major change but it took...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Or they could just cut the number of electronic acts in half, triple the legendary/80s/classic rock acts for three to four years straight, and go back to attracting audiences that will attend sets...
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    Re: Smallest and biggest crowds?

    What was Swans Set List - Was it Frankie M, A Little God In My Hands and Cloud of Unknowing like they did at another short show a few nights before?
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    Re: 2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Last year - Top 5 sets of the day threads were filling up to pages within an hour or two after day had ended...so based on past years, yes...everyone going must have moved to twitter
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    Re: 2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Thx for getting things going
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    2015 Week 1 - Top Five Acts For Each Day

    Come on Week 1ers, Traffic on these message boards has been anemic this year...if it weren't for the stay at home crowd watching the live streams, us week 2ers, would have virtually no info at all.
    ...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Anyone with any sense and any energy left at Midnight on Saturday should be in the Gobi getting epically pummeled by Swans - it's the easiest no contest set decision of any hour of the festival save...
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    Re: Weekend One - Friday

    They sounded awful on the Live Stream - even worse than in '11 and that was just a so-so set sound quality-wise. Didn't seem nearly as into it this time around though.
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    Re: the good Reverend Horton Heat

    Been catching a lot, my thoughts

    Actually like Lykke the best of day...Alabama Shakes solid performers but really only have a few good songs, all of which ran in succession at the end of their...
  10. Re: In your experience, how accurate are the set times?

    I've encountered many early starts where bands get going 3-5 minutes before time over the last few year - I actually think it's a bigger issue to worry about than late starts - if you've got a set...
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    Re: Post your tentative schedule

    Friday

    12:00 - 12:20 - Reun Brothers
    12:20 - 12:40 - The Ghost Of A Sabre Tooth Tiger
    12:40 - 12:50 - Haerts
    12:55 - 1:15 - Eagulls
    1:20 - 1:40 - Brant Bjork
    1:40 - 2:10 - Rev Horton Heat...
  12. Thread: 2015 SET TIMES

    by IlliniQ
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    Ride was given the tent that matched the size of the crowd they will draw.

    Overall - a lot of 10/15 minute overlaps but only two I'm fucked out of seeing are Talabot and Hopkins in the Yuma.
  13. Re: 5 Song You Can't Wait/Hope To Hear at Coachella 2015

    1. Swans - Screen Shot
    2. Belle & Sebastian - The State I'm In
    3. Jack White - Girl, You Have No Faith In Medicine
    4. Parquet Courts - Pretty Machines (Since the aren't playing Tears O' Plenty or...
  14. Poll: Re: How Many Sets Do You See on an Average Day?

    I usually see more than 20 acts a day - I'm there purely for the music, get there when gates open every morning, rarely stop in the beer tents, only grab food walking between sets...can barely...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    No it won't - they'll drop Frankie and go with A Little God In My Hands, Just A Little Boy, and Bring the Sun/Black Hole Medley - book it as their set list.

    But have to say, with every iteration...
  16. Re: The Weeknd Closing Out Main Stage Over Jack White???

    i love it. Then Swans can close out the Gobi with Minimal Conflict - I know set times thread has Swans leading into Kasabian but no way does Swans go anywhere but the Gobi...they'll only fill that...
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    Re: Belle & Sebastian 2015

    Just wish they were working off a Stronger setlist at present - catching them in Pomona the night before week 2 to ease conflicts Saturday, but the songs they're anchoring their recent performances...
  18. Re: Your Top Ten Favorite Albums By the Artists On The 2015 Lineup

    No - Left Hand Free's a fun, quirky garage number, but a totally atypical representation of the album, the rest of it, aside from maybe first few minutes of Intro and Hunger Of The Pine is so...
  19. Re: Your Top Ten Favorite Albums By the Artists On The 2015 Lineup

    1. Swans - The Seer
    2. The White Stripes - Elephant
    3. AC/DC - Back In Black
    4. Swans - To Be Kind
    5. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
    6. Belle & Sebastian - Tigermilk
    7. War On Drugs - Lost In...
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Kinks Syndrome - none of their albums ever land high enough on an aggregate poll because everyone has a different favorite.

    And on other matters - Icedkeg - you are just awesome for doing...
  21. Re: The "Worst Possible/Potential Conflicts" Thread 2015

    Saturday - Swans vs Belle & Sebastian vs Jack White

    Friday - Ghostface & Raek vs AC/DC

    Sunday - lineup is so thin this day as long as St. Vincent doesn't overlap with Built To Spill it's...
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    Re: PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2015

    My Bad guys,

    Did search and nothing came up, the scrolled through later pages and found Heart Cook's already started thread...please ignore.
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    PITCHFORK FESTIVAL 2015

    Surprised no one has posted on this yet...looks to me like one of the best lineups they've ever put together.

    Wilco - Chance The Rapper - Sleater-Kinney headliners

    Notables they got that we...
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    Re: Belle & Sebastian 2015

    Tigermilk's always been my personal Fav...but agree, if liking the poppier stuff...The Life Pursuit is a fun one.
  25. Thread: Ride!!!!!!

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    Re: Ride!!!!!!

    No Seagull, Damn.
  26. Re: Post Your 2015 Coachella Itinerary & Suggestions

    Too funny. Such a small world.
  27. Re: Post Your 2015 Coachella Itinerary & Suggestions

    Wednesday April 15 - Leave work at Sunset-Gower Studios, walk two blocks to Hollywood Paladium - See Replacements
    Thursday April 16th - Leave work mid-afternoon, arrive at Fox Theatre Pomona - See...
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    Re: Top 5 Acts from Bottom 3 Lines

    Charles Bradley
    Perfume Genius
    Sturgil Simpson
    Cloud Nothings
    Rev Horton Heat

    Hon Mentions to Angel Olsen, Eagulls, Allah-Lahs, Saint Motel
  29. Re: If you could add one band to this years lineup, who would it be?

    The Men - Evenings will play out fine...it's some daytime, non-emo rock on Sunday I want added
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    Re: Dream Set Lists 2015

    I'm knowingly in the distinct minority here, but Oxygen is my least favorite track on To Be Kind, still like it a lot, just my favorite thing about the album is all the nuanced details that weave in...
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    Re: Dream Set Lists 2015

    Gotta add Big Balls, otherwise just about perfect.
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    Dream Set Lists 2015

    Go ahead, for any artist in 2015 lineup you're stoked to see...what's your dream set list.

    I'll start things off with...

    Swans (Given 90 Minutes)

    Screen Shot
    The Apostate
    A Little God In...
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    Re: Who will be this year's sleeper? 2015

    I'm Starting with the non-Annie Saints.

    Saint Motel
    St. Paul and the Broken Bones
    St. Lucia (a young M83)

    Then to that will add

    Eagulls
    Night Terrors of 1927
  34. Re: Who is the most overrated set by the people of this forum?

    This...sound great, wooden personalities. Still worth checking out, but when were talking overrated (as opposed to bad, which they are decidedly not),they get my vote.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    Mikey1313666 Thanks so much for all the time and effort you put into this...just one request.

    When the actual set times do come out for week 1...can you update the clash finder grids to match? ...
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    Re: Let's talk about Beck, man

    No shit - Love the guys skills as a producer, but Kanye needs to pick better fights.

    If it had been Black Messiah or Run The Jewels 2 losing to Morning Phase, maybe I'd listen, but Queen Bee, no.
  37. Thread: Grammys

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    Re: Grammys

    No - there is no aspect of the Grammys that isn't a joke, less meaningful in my eyes than the Golden Globes as far as a mark of genuine quality - Oscar's/Emmy's have their own major issues, but at...
  38. Re: Who is the #1, can't miss, front row set for you?

    Friday - Steely Dan / AC/DC tie
    Saturday - Parquet Courts (Only because I've seen Swans/War On Drugs recently and am seeing B&S at Fox Pomona just before weekend 2), otherwise would be Swans....
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    Re: Peking Duk and Trippy Turtle added to Friday

    Yeah, just have a sense conflicts are going to be bad across the board this year...no reason why, just a sense.
  40. Re: 5 smart -5 dumb -5 missed bookings (2015 edition)

    Totally forgot about Television...can we pair with Jesus and Mary Chain?
  41. Re: 5 smart -5 dumb -5 missed bookings (2015 edition)

    Smart

    1. Jon Hopkins/Parquet Courts/Swans/John Talabot - all grouped as one as all are corrections on obvious whiffs from last year.
    All still welcome additions, though it sucks that Parquet...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    I think Swans Closes the Gobi, not the Mojave...won't draw large enough crowd...and let's have a DJ close the main stage...that separates Swans and Jack White
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Forgot about this one...probably my favorite psych/garage album of decade - Contraption/Soul Desert just such a great tune.
  44. Thread: Primavera 2015

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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Nice, nice lineup - feel like a lot of the indie/rock undercard bookings are what we should have expected if the attitude of Coachella management '08-'10 still prevailed.

    Gotta love Patti Smith...
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Interesting...small sample pool, but not one top 25 mention of Channel Orange, which sits number two on decade at acclaimedmusic.net.

    Not surprised though, it's an excellent album, but always felt...
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    Re: Albums where the BEST song is the LAST song!

    Big arguments given other tracks on my first two albums but I suggest...

    Highway 61 Revisited - Desolation Row
    The Band - King Harvest (Has Surely Come)

    Then

    The Stone Roses (British...
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    Re: so... we are halfway through the 2010s...

    Wow, here's a first stab, which would probably change tomorrow - found for me top 20 was pretty easy, but then choices for 21-25 could just as easily come from the many honorable mentions I felt I...
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    Re: Can we get some adds

    All great choices, to which I would add Hookworms & The Men & White Denim - lineup needs more rock, Cowboy Junkies/Tom Waits/Tears For Fears/Sleater-Kinney/Charltans UK etc...lineup is short a...
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    Re: your top 10 songs of the 2015 lineup

    Belle & Sebastian - The Shape I'm In
    Swans - The Apostate
    War On Drugs - An Ocean Between The Waves
    Parquet Courts - Tears O' Plenty
    Jon Hopkins - Immunity
    Steely Dan - Reelin In The Years
    ACDC...
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    Re: your top 10 songs of the 2015 lineup

    Belle & Sebastian - The Shape I'm In
    Swans - The Apostate
    War On Drugs - An Ocean Between The Waves
    Parquet Courts - Tears O' Plenty
    Jon Hopkins - Immunity
    Steely Dan - Reelin In The Years
    ACDC...
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