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  1. Thread: FYF 2016

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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2016

    They just finished auctioning off all the stuff inside (chairs, signs, etc) a week ago, so they are probably pretty close to starting. Wonder if they'll wait until after FYF to start. Either way...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    Does anyone need 1 or 2 3-day tickets? My plans have changed and my wife and I can no longer go. Selling for 390 each (about $5 off face). PM me if interested. I'm in LA, but can send them up to...
  3. Thread: FYF 2016

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    Anybody know how the "FYF ticket holder" pre-sale is going to work? FYF mentioned it in a couple tweets but of course no explanation of what you need.

    Edit: Nevermind, PWs were in the 2nd email...
  4. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    There's also a bunch of cool artist happenings going on in conjunction with this. One of my neighbors is recreating a conceptual art piece he did back in 2013 where he wore Ray Manzarek's wardrobe...
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    Glad somebody else recognized her outfit as Jacksonian. Great episode and crazy to think that Miguel Sapochnik directed both of these last episodes.
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    Cheaper to visit the UK and EU, more expensive to visit Japan. Also cheaper to get a mortgage here or re-finance an existing loan.
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    Re: It's raining Ticketbastard

    Looks like all Irvine shows are now off the settlement list of events. Fucking bullshit, as to be expected.

    But on the plus side, was able to get 4 tickets for Black Sabbath in AZ with just one...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Good point. Also, there are only state run liquor stores in Iceland which are extremely expensive, so if you plan on buying alcohol, try to buy duty free at your departure airport or while leaving...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Was the Chuck Norris grill anything worth checking out? It was closed for the week we were there.
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    This is all in Reykjavik.

    For bars check out

    Hurra
    Mikkeller Reykjavik
    Lebowski Bar (must do, great fun, and lots of chances at free drinks since they have a prize wheel there)
    101 hotel
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  11. Thread: Coachella 2017

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    Re: Coachella 2017

    But Arcade Fire's shows were announced after Coachella. Besides Jay-Z, I can't think of anyone offhand who has had a show that close in LA prior to Coachella, and I believe he was a fill-in for a...
  12. Thread: FITCHELLA 2017

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    Re: FITCHELLA 2017

    Everyone who meets the bet's goal wins. They pool all the money then just pay out the winners (with DietBet taking a cut). You're guaranteed to at least get all of your money back as long as you...
  13. Thread: FITCHELLA 2017

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    Re: FITCHELLA 2017

    Ever try some of the pastas made from beans/other low glycemic foods? Some of them are surprisingly good and they would fit into low/slow carb type diets. I'm a fan of adzuki and black bean pastas.
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    I got up at 2AM to get tickets (very similar to Coachella, but their system is actually more sophisticated). It was after the restaurant moved to Japan for a season, so I'm sure there was a lot more...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    There's good transit throughout most of Scandanavia so getting between cities is pretty easy. I would highly recommend going to Louisiana Museum (modern museum set in mid-century modern building 30...
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    Re: Beer. Not shit beer. Good beer.

    Mikkeller Barcelona would be a good place to start. I'm sure the bartenders there would have some other good recommendations. They will probably all speak excellent English from what I've seen at...
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    Re: It's raining Ticketbastard

    Yeah this one seems like a pretty egregious settlement, since you have to buy something else from them in order to get the benefit of the settlement. Therefore,this doesn't dis-incentivize them to...
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    Re: Hillary love-fest 2016...

    Trump's heterodoxy seems to be coming to an end on those issues. At least until he mentions them off the cuff next time and has to walk them back again. But his formalized policies are going to be...
  19. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Presale: Thursday 10am - 10pm
    Password: HOPE
  20. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I think it's 6K or so. It's a pretty crappy venue actually that gets great bands who should play elsewhere (PJ, Portishead, etc). Basically a big GA room with a large balcony for VIP. Wish she was...
  21. Thread: Desert Trip 2016

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    Sticky: Re: Coachella Mega Concert with the Stones, Macca, Dylan and more??

    One better system I've seen is for Noma (restaurant in Copenhagen). They put up a couple of months worth of reservations up a at a time, so it has a similar concept to a concert on-sale. You log...
  22. Thread: Desert Trip 2016

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    Sticky: Re: Coachella Mega Concert with the Stones, Macca, Dylan and more??

    I just got in and regular GA for weekend 2 is sold out but GA+shuttle passes are still available.
  23. Thread: Desert Trip 2016

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    Sticky: Re: Coachella Mega Concert with the Stones, Macca, Dylan and more??

    There was no presale, but for AmEx platnium members they will be buying tickets on their behalf at the beginning of the onsale for members who've asked already (I assume it's a separate process then...
  24. Thread: Desert Trip 2016

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    Sticky: Re: Coachella Mega Concert with the Stones, Macca, Dylan and more??

    Wonder what's going to happen with white space south of the sound board. Can't imagine they'll leave it empty. You'd have a pretty decent view of either of the screens from most places in that area.
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    Re: Talking Heads reforming for 2017

    Yeah, that album still holds up for me and the choreography and live arrangements of the show were great.
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    Re: Hollywood Bowl 2016 Season

    Van Morrison is playing with Tom Jones as a guest. Are either of them worth seeing live these days?

    http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/lease-event-van-morrison-special-guest-tom-jones/2016-10-13
  27. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Van Morrison at the Hollywood Bowl with Tom Jones - October 13, Presale Monday at 10AM
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    Re: Weekend 2 convert

    Seems like Weekend 2 had some issues with singers' voices, specifically Sufjan (he sounded very hoarse on the live feed) and Chris Stapleton. Seems to be a gamble for either weekend.
  29. Thread: Coachella 2017

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    Re: Coachella 2017

    I think she's (Lorde) not really big enough for 2nd line this time around even. She's 2014's Halsey, some big one hit wonder pop act, who's high placement on the lineup will look foolish in a couple...
  30. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Re: FYF 2015

    The area around USC isn't that great or tourist friendly. Also classes begin a week before, so there won't be much empty housing. Downtown or anywhere close to the Expo light rail line (esp Culver...
  31. Thread: Hard Summer 16

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    Re: Hard Summer 16

    It was on ticketmaster (noticed it while looking for single day Bowl tix), but now seems to be gone. With both them and Drake out, anyone got an inkling who's going to headline? Should we assume...
  32. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Nosebleeds are $100/ticket. Yeesh.....
  33. Re: Where is the closest spot to park and walk into the festival?

    You have to leave each night (or they tow you I believe). So yes, there will be space on Sunday.
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    Re: Lots of pickpockets this year.

    I believe many people claimed (esp on Reddit) that they noticed the missing phone relatively soon after and tried to call it but the phone was turned off, which might indicate a theft.
  35. Re: Where is the closest spot to park and walk into the festival?

    Avenue 52 halfway between Monroe & Madison St is where lots 14 and 15 are.

    https://coachella-2014-site.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/31143517/C16-Directions3-from-10.png
  36. Thread: Desert Trip 2016

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    Sticky: Re: Coachella Mega Concert with the Stones, Macca, Dylan and more??

    I call BS on the 7mm/headliner note. The Who's venue grosses are about 1.25mm/night (and that includes all the platinum/silver/meet & greet tickets that probably can't exist at a festival). Maybe...
  37. Thread: Hard Summer 16

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    Re: Hard Summer 16

    Too big for Expo Park (sans Colliseum) or are they festival non-grata because of drug OD issues?
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    Re: Top 5 per day/Top 10 overall?

    1. LCD Soundsystem
    2. Sia
    3. Foals
    4. Sufjan Stevens
    5. Underworld
    6. Courtney Barnett
    7. Ice Cube
    8. Anderson Paak
    9. Miike Snow
    10. 2manydjs
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    Re: Dust mask recommendations

    They have them on Amazon Prime so delivery before Friday should be doable. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=original+buff
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    Re: A Timeline of How EDM's Bubble Burst

    This story could also be sub-titled "Robert Sillerman is a moron"
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    If you're worried, buy through Stubhub. People can sell them now, even though they don't have the wristbands in hand. They (Stubhub) guarantee the ticket and usually will have replacements at hand...
  42. Thread: Upcoming Shows

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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I believe that one died a while ago due to Irvine politicos' complaints.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    Thanks, may not be able to go Friday, so trying to figure out logistics of giving it to a friend for the day.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    Does anyone know if they still send you 3 individual tickets for each day (if you get hard tickets)? Or is it just a wristband now for the whole weekend?
  45. Thread: FYF 2015

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    Re: FYF 2015

    A few on twitter have mentioned Iggy Pop but I haven't heard that yet.
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    Re: Restaurants on the way from LA?

    Doesn't have alcohol (it's essentially a food stand), but Crazy Coyote has some excellent tacos. Get the steak and the fish. It's located just west of the Cabazon outlets as well.

    In PS, Birba...
  47. Thread: King of Limbs...

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    Re: King of Limbs...

    Now the checkout page says "The pre-sale allocation for this event is sold out."
  48. Thread: King of Limbs...

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    Re: King of Limbs...

    Ameeps, could you please send me the link too? Thanks!
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    ELO maybe? They don't have anything announced in the US besides 3 LA shows in September. Have to assume they are doing some other shows here this summer/fall. They would seem to be a good fit for...
  50. Thread: King of Limbs...

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    Re: King of Limbs...

    Where are you guys seeing the presale/WASTE sale info? I'm looking on http://www.wasteheadquarters.com/schedule and there doesn't seem to be anything except links to AXS, unless I'm missing...
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