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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Got passes to weekend 2 after waiting for about 40 minutes
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    Re: Non-Inflated Hotel Rates For 2017

    I've gone every year since 2006 and I truly miss the hotel rates $100 a night (or under). While the price of the festival hasn't gone up MUCH over the years, I sure feel it when I go to book a hotel...
  3. Thread: 2016 Merch

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    Re: 2016 Merch

    Two hour wait to buy merch? When did you go? I waited the longest at midday Friday (in the hot sun) but still waited only about 20 minutes, then my wife and I bought additional items on Saturday and...
  4. Thread: Sia

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    Re: Sia

    Yeah, I'm pretty sure that none of the performers onstage (including Maddie) were the same as the ones on the monitors. It was a great performance, but I still prefer "pre-Titanium Sia" to the...
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    Re: LUSH DROPPING OUT?

    I don't know that much about Lush but I enjoyed their set. Would there be a reason why they WOULDN'T play "Ladykillers"? I know it's not their usual style per se, but it's probably their biggest...
  6. Thread: Apple Pay

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    Re: Apple Pay

    I'm bringing cash as usual but I might use Apple Pay if it's convenient, depending on the circumstances
  7. Thread: Apple Pay

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    Re: Apple Pay

    I was wondering if we'd get some reports from weekend one... I guess "all vendors" and "leave your cash at home" isn't exactly accurate
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    Re: Record Store Day 2016

    They no longer have Zia records but there is STILL a record store on-site selling RSD titles. I bought them there at the festival the last two years. I believe that at least last year the Coachella...
  9. Thread: De Lux

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    Re: De Lux

    Saw De Lux in Long Beach a few months ago.. great show... Definitely hear the Talking Heads influence/comparison
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    Get me excited for Friday

    Since there's a Sunday thread going, I'll admit that Friday is the weakest day of the festival for me... Anyone have any suggestions from the lesser known acts on the lineup? Most of the artists I'd...
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    Re: Get me excited for Sunday

    And this one too...

    Miike Snow - Heart Is Full


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWJHK0JT_Xc
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    Re: 2016 Lineup is here!!!

    For me this is a return to form in terms of the type of lineup I expect from Coachella... I've been disappointed with the last couple of years, other than with a handful of acts, but this one seems...
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    Re: The 2016 Disappointment Thread

    If you feel that way, you obviously don't know Sia ... I'll admit that her new "pop persona" is fairly weak but her back catalog makes her worthy of that spot alone. I've seen her 3 times in concert...
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    Re: Get me excited for Sunday

    Friday is the weakest for me.... Here are some options for Sunday...

    De Lux - Living In An Open Place


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFBBggA6lj8

    Tei Shi - Bassically
  15. Re: What Major Rumors has Consequence of Sound Gotten Right/Wrong?

    I don't really know how often they've been wrong, but I know in past years, I feel like they've been right most of the time... In fact, enough so that when I saw the LCD rumor, my first thought was...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    That's true! Thanks for the heads up on Amoeba.com selling the RSD titles... Usually they don't go up that fast! I was just able to order Ween through their site, since the record store I went to...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    I posted this on a reddit thread a minute ago, but the price differences today are somewhat discouraging. Bull Moose online lists the Garbage LP with a suggested retail of $39... I paid $43 at my...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    Went to Fingerprints in Long Beach, CA this morning.... I really wanted The Pod by Ween but they didn't receive it (yet... they took phone numbers in case they get it in)... so I picked up Garbage...
  19. Thread: Spotify

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    Re: Spotify

    My Discover Weekly from last week was spot on. It was the first one I'd listened to. I'd heard of about 95% of the bands but not necessarily the songs it played, and I enjoyed almost everything....
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Listened to the new Veruca Salt on Spotify yesterday, and would totally buy it on vinyl but it doesn't look like they released an LP. I wonder if it's just been delayed due to not having enough...
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    Re: Goldenvoice, get your shit together.

    It's always been like this... as someone stated in the annual "Frontgate sucks" thread, it seems like it just chooses people at random out of the waiting room, so you could be there for 10 minutes or...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Coachella posted 15 minutes ago that the advance sale has ended... I guess that means they are all gone (?)
  23. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate Tickets SUCKS Thread, 2016 Presale Edition

    My biggest issue with the waiting room year after year is that there is no priority for people who got in right at 11... there's no reason why I should have been able to pull up the link on my phone...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    That was my experience too...

    Thanks to whoever posted the Amex link though... A friend of mine got tickets using it... Apparently there are no payment plans or camping using it though...
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    Got my W2 tickets at around 11:09 ... Had actually opened the waiting room on both computers at home and then a few minutes later tried getting on via my iPhone. The iPhone was the first one to get...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Got the new Hot Chip LP in the mail today... Kind of gimmicky but every album cover for the pre-order was in a different color (I can't remember how many shades they said were used). The one I got...
  27. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Re: FYF 2015

    I wonder how many single day tickets there will be? I am mostly interested in Sunday. Anyone know?

    Also, is the payment plan only for the two day pass or is it for single day as well... I would...
  28. Re: Late Add Request: FAITH NO MORE (FNM threads will be merged here)

    I'll be there.... This will be my 4th or 5th time seeing them since the early 90's. Bought my tickets on StubHub so I hope it's legit.
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    Re: Who else caught the Coachella flu?

    I posted before, but I got a cold about a week before W2 and I still have it. It's almost been 2 weeks and it might be worse now that it's been the whole time I've had it. Coachella was fun for my...
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    Re: Coachella 2015 - How many steps?

    Saturday - 19,459
    Sunday - 18, 904

    Didn't make it to Friday this year... Both days showed about 9 miles. I remember last year my wife's UpBand had us doing about 12-13 miles each day.
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    I was excited for Jack White, and my wife had never seen him live (I'd seen The White Stripes 3 times) but by the time he took the stage, we only stayed for the first 3 songs or so, and just couldn't...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    At this point I think I'm only really looking for the Father John Misty "Honeybee" single, but I think that's pretty much a lost cause at this point.
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    Re: Bad Religion

    Oh yeah, they've been around forever, and this is the first time I've seen them live. Even though I'm a long-time fan, I'll admit that I mostly know their "radio hits". The first half of the set...
  34. Thread: Mac Demarco

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    Re: Mac Demarco

    It wasn't REALLY Matthew McConaughey though...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    I'm not sure if they do mail order, but Fingerprints in Long Beach, CA still has Courtney Barnett - "Kim's Caravan" .... I went earlier and they had a few on the shelves (they had posted on their...
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    Re: VIP Viewing Areas

    I don't know why I always just assumed those viewing areas were also VIP... Okay, well then it's probably not worth the extra money then...
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    VIP Viewing Areas

    This year's Coachella was my wife and my 10th year going in a row. We've always done GA but were thinking of splurging for VIP next year. Up until this weekend, I always assumed that the area...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    I was at Coachella this weekend so I don't know if they just got a smaller assortment of products, but by the time my wife and I got there most of the titles we wanted were gone (including Father...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2015

    So, since my wife and I can't make it to the festival until Saturday, I hear they're going to put some of the RSD titles out on Friday... I just hope they have some of the good stuff left over when...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Solo material as opposed to what? Fleet Foxes? He was basically just their drummer. He's pretty much always been solo, previously releasing albums as J. Tillman
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    What a class act!
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Get down, Charles Bradley! CONFUSION!
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Watching this on my Apple TV it looks like it's able to be run back to a specific time, like last year... After this Charles Bradley set, I'm going to try to run it back to 5:30 to watch it again...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Saw Charles Bradley live at FYF and blew me away. I love his version of Nirvana's "Stay" but I don't think he does it live. I'm sad I'll have to miss his set next weekend but this is the next best...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Sounds like a lot of you are missing Charles Bradley... He's always amazing! On channel 1 now.
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    Re: Webcast schedule is up!!

    This is what happened for my wife and I a couple of years back with a Hot Chip/Grizzly Bear/Yeasayer conflict (who had the bright idea of putting those 3 on at the same time anyway?). On the...
  47. Re: In your experience, how accurate are the set times?

    Same here.... Weekend 2 ever since, and everything has run smoothly.
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    Re: Courtney Barnett Club

    I'm loving the new album, but the Double EP was great too.
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    Re: Coachella on TV and radio this year?

    Great! I enjoyed the coverage last year, and re-watched the one with the complete Beck and Arcade Fire sets several times after... Unfortunately, I got a new DVR at some point this year and no longer...
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    Re: How come no adds?

    Historically, how many late adds have been revealed when the set times come out? Aren't most of them typically announced between January and April?
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