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  1. Re: Top 10 Songs You're Looking Forward to Hearing; 10 You Wish You'd Hear

    Top Ten Songs I'm Fairly Sure I'll Be Hearing

    1. Pressure Drop - Toots & The Maytals
    2. Vincent - Car Seat Headrest
    3. Since I Left You - The Avalanches
    4. I - Kendrick Lamar
    5. Silhouettes -...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2017 Releases

    If you've never heard of Jens before then you've got some wonderful back catalog to work through if your interest is piqued - he's kind of an old fashioned crooner, but for my money one of the better...
  3. Your Choice For The 10 Best Albums Represented In This Year's Line - plus any HMs

    Didn't think it would be as lopsided and one artist dominated as it is this year for me - but Radiohead truly is this class of this year's lineup...

    1. OK Computer - Radiohead
    2. In Rainbows -...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2017: SATURDAY

    Think you're very close on this one - but I hate it - not that many acts I care about seeing on this day, but they are all very logical counterprograms against each other - hoping Avalanches land in...
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    Re: The lineup is incomplete.

    Courtney Barnett was a late add first time she played!
  6. Thread: Bonnaroo 2017

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    Re: Bonnaroo 2017

    Kiwanuka and Kevin Morby are the only two artists they got and we didn't that I wish we had this year.

    Kiwanuka would be top five in this year's entire Coachella lineup for me personally if he...
  7. Re: New Music/Albums that are Out/Upcoming from Coachella '17 artists

    From Metacritic Upcoming Release Date Listing - Actually seems like a smaller pool of upcoming releases from festival bookings than we usually see.

    13 January 2017

    Bonobo - Migration
    Sohn -...
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    Re: Can't believe this lineup sold out

    You must be more of a electronic/hip hop/pop person cause from an old-timer/more rock oriented perspective Sunday is by far the strongest day this year. I've got twice as many high priority acts...
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    Re: 2017 Discoveries

    Finding fewer new acts that I'm moving into must see so far than I have in most past years, but these 7 previously unknown to me acts strike me as cool/fun/promising

    1. Interrupters
    2. Los...
  10. Rate The 2017 Artists You've Already Seen As Live Artists

    Surprised, even though line-up is very repeat heavy this year, how few I've caught, so hoping the rest of you can fill in most of the blanks.

    My take on those few I've seen.

    Radiohead - A- -...
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    Re: whose your top 10?

    Sticking with exclusively acts haven't seen before for my top ten....

    1. Car Seat Headrest - Love catching younger acts right on the heels of their fantastic breakthrough albums that you know will...
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2016

    Guedita and Silver06 - thanks for the recs - I've familiar with most of the titles on Silver's list and a lot of them, esp.. Mitski, Hotelier, and Pinegrove follow very closely in my year end...
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2016

    lol - but I think she's actually echoing my sentiment
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2016

    1. Teens Of Denial - Car Seat Headrest
    2. Skeleton Tree - Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
    3. My Woman - Angel Olsen
    4. Lemonade - Beyonce
    5. A Moon Shaped Pool - Radiohead
    6. Love & Hate - Michael...
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    Re: Coachella 2017 fake posters thread

    No question - mind-numbingly dull. Don't hate the guys music (don't love it, but he's got a few decent tracks) but man did he mail that set in.
  16. Thread: 2017 Wishlist

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    Re: 2017 Wishlist

    I don't know - the confirmations so far seem especially brutal this year with so many less than inspiring multiple repeat acts that are hardly promoting their best material right now - Warpaint, Cage...
  17. Thread: 2017 Wishlist

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    Re: 2017 Wishlist

    Wasn't going to attend this year, and I know it's a big time cliche, but based on confirmations I've seen so far, I does feel like 2017 may be the worst lineup ever, at least for fans like me of rock...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    I wouldn't say it peaked, but I would submit '67 was the single best calendar year Rock Music has seen to date - '71 maybe generated a few more all-time classic albums - but for combination of great...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    Maybe, but I think if they do it next year - you'll see a very similar pattern - here's why. I'm generalizing, but People in their 40s/50s/60s with kids/more demanding higher end jobs plan their...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    I'm sure many of you have been speculating about possible future lineups - does seem to be two or three years worth of artists in each decade before the acts just get too small time to justify the...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    Weekend Two Thoughts,

    Pros - The Shows - Really felt all six artists delivered close to what they are capable of giving at this present time - Felt Neil, The Who and Roger least impacted by the...
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    Re: Concern on Desert Trip Weekend 2 Passes

    thx -
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    Concern on Desert Trip Weekend 2 Passes

    Hey all, just curious...bought three section N4 weekend tickets off of stub hub from 2 separate sellers - both came with Lanyard tickets for the right seats but just GA wristbands - have I been...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    See your friends it'll be cheaper and more rewarding - It's awesome you enjoyed so much you'd consider going back but you've already experienced Desert Trip - Dylan and Young are the only two acts...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    Curious Folks,

    What are your three favorite albums from each of these greats (perfect for an LA to Indio Drive) - in show order I'd go

    Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited, Bringing It All Back...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    1. Neil Young - The one artist at Desert Trip I've never seen before - don't expect him to deliver best set - but most excited
    2. Stones - Been 20 years since I last saw them.
    3. McCartney - Even...
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    Re: Desert Trip 2016

    Is there any word on end times for each night - is it the standard Coachella 1am,1am, 12am business or is it more open ended for this fest?
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    Re: Rank These "Classic" Headliners

    1. The Rolling Stones - Think Bruce and U2 at this present day are the best live acts of the bunch, but time is running out for The Rolling Stones and no other band on the list can top their song...
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    Re: How do y'all do it???!!!!!!

    The First Coachella is almost guaranteed to be your favorite regardless of the lineup, just such a heady rush the first time - it has it's flaws like all festivals, but among them, it is very close...
  30. Thread: Coachella 2017

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    Re: Coachella 2017

    God No - I loved their first headlining set but let's be honest - this is a band that rather than growing in stature/accomplishment has gotten less interesting and whose limitations become more...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    This is in no way a comment on your assessment of this specific album, as I haven't heard it yet, but to me, shoving the vocals way to the front is an encouraging sign - for one, it tells me the band...
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    Re: The Pitchfork News/reviews thread

    Things were bound to come back to earth - Gira's output over the bulk of his career has been all over the map from a quality standpoint - hitting three home runs in a row was very unlikely - haven't...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Thx
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    Re: Tell Us About 2016 Releases

    Haven't heard it yet but was just jumping on this thread to see if anyone else had commented after the surprise of seeing this morning on albumoftheyear and metacritic that it's getting very solid to...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    Great stuff as always - agree with you and Bmack on The Doors - Twenty-five years ago when their music was still playing out of 80% of the white male freshmen collegiate dorm rooms around the country...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    As always Soul, really thoughtful reviews with a ton of great insights - do have a few "agree to disagrees" with this batch though.

    1) Methinks you are being a tad too harsh on EC. I get it, he...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    What a great set of reviews - really fantastic, thoughtful stuff.

    Question on Headquarters - have never heard but is Porpoise Song on that one or is Headquarters not related to Monkees movie Head?...
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    Re: Make a Single CD of Favorite Songs Ever

    On any given day half these songs would change but at this moment here's what I'm feeling.

    And couldn't go w just one - had to make it a two CD collection


    1. Heroin - Velvet Underground
    2....
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    Re: Hot On The Footsteps Of GNR in 2016

    I am far from young but I find braundiggity's comments spot on. Thought nothing of Skid Row then, and think nothing of a reunion now and most of my late40s early 50s friends who still go to festivals...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    Don't waste your time - if you haven't bonded with Moby Grape yet, you won't - its pleasures are fairly immediate for those who connect with it. I love it, immensely, but then the late 60s...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    On Country Joe - a fun album from the period, but like you, not sure it deserves inclusion on this list. Unlike you, I actually enjoy some of the era-specific songs the best, Superbird cracks me up...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    My sentiments exactly...Sgt. Peppers was probably their boldest, most aggressively groundbreaking album from a production standpoint...but I've always felt it has the weakest overall set of songs of...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    May not be as hard as you think, as the band went through a pretty big stylistic transformation over that period - Something Else is near perfect, a masterful refinement of what Funny Face started,...
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    Re: 1,001 Albums To Hear Before You Die

    Loving this thread, Soul Discharge, and your opinions - even though I love Dylan (and have been pounding through Cohen's 60s discography of late and don't think there's any comparison between the two...
  45. Did LCD Soundsystem's Meager Crowd Suggest Changes Booking Headliners Going Forward

    Just a thought that popped into my head - but I was shocked how small LCD's crowd was, especially given the massive size of their crowd as subheads just six years earlier, and wonder if this pertains...
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    Re: Coachella Mega Concert with the Stones, Macca, Dylan and more??

    Dylan's been awful live for decades now, completely unintelligible and even in his prime wasn't able to muster the performance power of others on this list.

    Will be embarrassing how enormously the...
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    Re: Which 2016 undercard acts will blow up?

    Haelos
    Algiers
    Young Fathers
    Anderson Paak
    Lapsley

    Thought Dead Ships were awesome but hard to see what genre niche they market to, just kinda good old fashioned rock.
  48. Thread: Coachella 2017

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    Re: Coachella 2017

    This - Eminem is to High School Suburban Boys across america these last twenty years what Led Zeppelin was to the same demographic group in the 70s and 80s.
  49. Re: Prince 2008! Who was there? Share your memory.

    One of three best sets I've ever seen at Coachella (Waters & McCartney being the other two), and Prince is without question the most commanding individual live performer I have seen in my lifetime -...
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    Re: Top 5 per day/Top 10 overall?

    Friday was possibly the most disappointing Coachella day I have ever experienced. There have been worse days - (That Saturday in 2010 was brutal, don't think Sunday this year was any better), but...
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