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  1. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Fun facts:

    Original two headliners were going to be Bjork & Moz.
    Frank Ocean gave mixed signals throughout the buildup to the fest, no one was ever sure he was gonna make it.
    When Frank...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    I really struggle with keeping Royal Thunder and Royal Headache separate in my mind.
  3. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Sufjan was so amazing I forgot to clap multiple times. Eugene, Fourth of July and the extended outro of Blue Bucket of Gold were all breathtaking. A definite contender for my show of the year.
  4. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Saw him outdoors at Pemberton last year - he had a minimal setup but he still killed it. Might've been because it was just a one-off show, but I think he's grown a lot as a performer since Coachella.
  5. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Apparently the lineup was supposed to drop today but a couple names pulled out last minute. My money's on Death Grips.
  6. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Announcement Wednesday morning on KCRW.
  7. Re: TomAz's Official, Ugly, Totally Threatening Titus Andronicus Misery Slog

    What a beautiful morning it is.
  8. Thread: FYF 2015

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    D'Angelo is happening too.
  9. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Wow Tobias Jesso Jr. tonight at the Bootleg was absolutely fantastic. He had a full backing band (apparently they're all in a local band Duk) with horns and strings and they blew the place away....
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    Really enjoyed Ryley when I saw him at OV, NPR just started a First Listen for those who haven't DLed it yet.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Hell yes. Love Craig Thompson & this album was huge for me back in the day.
  12. Re: Commentary on the Dynamic Top Albums of 2015 thread

    I can't believe how good 2015 is so far. I haven't followed music super closely for very long, but judging from the current releases + what's coming down the pipe for the rest of the year and I think...
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    Mid-Year

    1. Twerps - Range Anxiety
    2. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
    3. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
    4. Tobias Jesso Jr. - Goon
    5. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And...
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    Finally finishing 2014. I figure Black Messiah will eventually rise higher, but I still haven't fully unpacked it.

    1. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
    2. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
    3. Rodrigo Amarante -...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I got a Ghibli comp from Mondo that was excellent (and beautifully packaged), and I was super happy to add Of Montreal's Cherry Peel to my collection, but I think my favorite 2014 purchase wasn't...
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    Re: I Just Don't Get the Hype

    I'm not sure I can articulate why, but The Halo Benders got me into Beat Happening more than anything.

    Edit: FEELS beat me to it.
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    Seriously. I'm not super well versed in the VU's live output, but it blew me away when I heard it. Does anyone know if it's getting a vinyl release?
  18. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Pretty much. There are exceptions every once in a while, but 99% of the time, tickets are either GV/FYF, Los Globos/Jewels Catch One (I guess this is technically Chuch on York), or...
  19. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Origami sells all GV/FYF shows, including the Roxy.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Really been enjoying the new HOMESHAKE album, In The Shower. Done by Mac DeMarco's guitarist, Peter Sagar, it's lounge-y lo-fi pop that fits in easily between Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Connan...
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    Excited to dive into all the things I missed this year/didn't give enough time in the next month or so. Hopefully it shakes up my list a lot, 2014 has been a little stale for me.
  22. Re: The Thread Where You Name an Artist and Someone Else Recommends an Album

    Epic is my favorite of hers and where I started with her, but I suspect quite a few people would recommend Tramp instead. Either one is perfectly fine.
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    All artists/genres I don't usually react positively to. Although I expect Ought and RDJ will be in my top albums after a few more listens.
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    I don't know if you meant to imply your listening had fallen off by using the past tense, but that's the exact relationship I've had with the album: haven't revisited it much but can't really justify...
  25. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Pure speculation, but OV got some promo materials for SYRO this week that I believe are intended as pre-order rewards. That plus their history of listening parties makes me think it might be one of...
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    If you like Zentropy, you'd probably enjoy Quarterbacks. They're in the same universe (tour mates, Double Double Whammy label etc) as Frankie Cosmos and make similar music. It goes acoustic where...
  27. Thread: FYF 2014

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    FYF/Goldenvoice also run Festival Supreme, which was created by Tenacious D. That'd be my guess.
  28. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Spoon was so great. Really happy to see them play Black Like Me and the new stuff sounded tight.
  29. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I won't be able to go and am looking to unload at least one wristband. $375 OBO. I'm in L.A and can make a trip somewhere if needed.
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    My first half of 2014 post got too long. Here's my halfway to end-of-year list for future edits.

    1. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
    2. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
    3. Beck - Morning Phase
    4. Andrew Bird...
  31. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Welp, there ya go. We just sold our last 2 tickets.
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    If it's any indicator, Origami Vinyl is just about sold out of tickets and it doesn't sound like we'll be getting any more allocation.
  33. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    God two nights of B&S is tempting.

    EDIT: I'm in. Fuck yes.
  34. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Onsale was a little scary, but I'm in for Belle & Sebastian!
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    For those of you that were looking to pick up the Elastica S/t reissue on RSD, it's finally coming out tomorrow.
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    Re: The Thread To Request Deep Cuts Recommendations

    Yeah, The Whole Love was a really pleasant surprise for me in 2011 and hasn't faded much in the years since.
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    Re: The Thread To Request Deep Cuts Recommendations

    Did you not enjoy The Whole Love? I actually had the hardest time narrowing down my "deep cuts" for that album.
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    Re: The Thread To Request Deep Cuts Recommendations

    Some of my favorite Wilco deeper cuts and fan favorites that aren't singles. Only album I haven't visited is Mermaid Vol. III

    My faves
    AM:
    I Must Be High
    Passenger Side

    Being There:...
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    True. However, it only just got released in the U.S a couple weeks ago so if we're going by physical releases, it is a U.S 2014 album. Also given the type of coverage she's been getting in the last 4...
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    :cat
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    Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    1. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
    2. Beck - Morning Phase
    3. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
    4. Andrew Bird - I Want to See Pulaski at Night
    5. Courtney Barnett - The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas
    6. Real...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Quite possibly, I've been the intern since December. Were you at RSD? I was the guy with the sad job of updating the line with what we had sold out of.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    There's roughly 300 that are still in RSD stock as of today, so I think it'd be worth calling your record store and asking them to order it for the shop.
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    Re: Record Store Day 2014

    Walking up to Origami this morning and the De La Soul/Dilla folks were absolutely rabid, most had been there since 8-9pm the night before. Does anyone know what time people were lining up at Amoeba?
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Sun Ra was one of the first 5 records we sold out of at Origami this morning.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Man this is just sad.
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    Re: Record Store Day 2014

    The Elastica pressing got super messed up. I believe its been pushed back to May.
  48. Re: Blackswan's thread about secret stuff we pretend doesnt exist & shouldn't talk ab

    Does anyone have a link to the Frankie Cosmos album?
  49. Re: The Thread Where You Name an Artist and Someone Else Recommends an Album

    I've had an impossible time trying to figure out Pete Seeger -- any thoughts on where to start?
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Yeah that was a remarkably stupid comment on my part.
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