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    Noel Gallagher has a new album coming out. I'm just sayin'.
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    Come to Fuji Rock!
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    Summer Sonic: Ariana Grande, Olly Murs, Bleachers, Cast, Clean Bandit, Modestep

    Sonic Mania: Krewella, Boys Noize, Destructo
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    gweilo - I looked it up, and it actually is an onsen. Too bad I stuck to the showers (except for that Thursday night), but I just didn't feel like going into the tub in the morning. I don't know if...
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    The final two songs of that album ("Time Machine" and "OX4") ain't too bad either. And thanks for the info on the Rhino reissue. It is kind of expensive, but maybe I can find a cheaper used copy at a...
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    Awesome. Glad to hear that.

    Nowhere is one of my favorite albums of all time. Words cannot describe how much I love that little record, or how excited I am to see them. That being said, I feel...
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    Yep. Gonna buy your ticket now?
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    I like their band name (if not the music), that's for sure, although it may not quite reach the WTF heights of someone like 原爆オナニーズ.

    Don't worry, the Japanese acts will be forthcoming eventually....
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    Neither are being billed as headliners. It'll be interesting to see where they put Motorhead. Green sub before FF, or are they big enough in Japan for that kind of slot? Not sure.
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    Fuck yeah Ride!!!!

    And wow, Motorhead is totally out of the blue.
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    I think Blur would command a pretty big price in Japan. They're huge here, and they know it. Tickets for their Budokan show last year sold out in a single day.

    I was wondering the same thing as...
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    Are Roxette still around? Because I'd like to see them.
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    Don't look at me, I'm not the one who brought it up!
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    I don't think the Japanese audience would make that kind of distinction. But no, their following probably isn't that large here, and I imagine a majority of the fanbase are too old to brave the...
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    The Replacements have been on my radar. I've always thought they were a bit under-appreciated in Japan, and it would be just like Smash to take it upon themselves to rectify that by giving them...
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    mrhand - Thanks! I wonder why they're being such a tease.



    I've only been to Summer Sonic a couple of times, but whenever I go I just commute from home because I live in Tokyo. The venue is...
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    This is a technicality, but Prodigy is playing Sonic Mania to be precise, not Summer Sonic proper. Sonic Mania is an all-nighter event held the night before SS at the aforementioned convention...
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    I guess I was referring more to the fact that Summer Sonic seems to have a lot more first-timers than Fuji. I'm still in "wait and see" mode, and am certainly not going to make a decision on whether...
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    Some of the major stages are located inside an indoor convention center with air conditioning, so at least there's that. The outdoor stages and facilities can get hellishly hot though (unless it...
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    And now just watch Fuji announce RHCP as their third headliner...
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    I have to admit, Summer Sonic's lineup seems a lot more inspired than Fuji's at this point.



    The Chems make a lot more sense for Summer Sonic than Fuji. With Fuji there would've been the whole...
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    Summer Sonic's first lineup is set to go out a little over an hour from now, although like Fuji it'll only be in smaller installments. Unlike Fuji though, they do tend to front-load their...
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    Yeah, I remember Macy Gray came to Fuji fairly recently, though I forgot who it was with.

    Honestly, Galactic could play any of the main five stages at this point. They were at Green the last time...
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    So does this mean that we'll be getting smaller announcements every Friday?

    Johnny Marr
    Jenny Lewis
    Ryan Adams
    Galactic featuring Macy Gray
    Twenty One Pilots

    I like this one a little bit...
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    Summer Sonic will release its first set of acts next Monday. Praying to dear God that they don't get Ride...



    Might I tempt you?
    ...
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    WindmillWindmill - Awesome. What year(s) did you attend btw? Are you going this year as well?



    This might be just me, but any calories I burn from all the walking tend to be offset by the fact...
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    And can we all agree that it looks likely that Johnny Marr will be the subheadliner playing the Green Stage before Muse?
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    The Red Marquee and the Green Stage are pretty close to each other - it'll only take you several minutes to get from one to the other. It'll be another ten minutes or so to get from the Green Stage...
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    I'd be down with a meet-up, although the festival site is so sprawling with different people off to see different things that I don't know if it would be logistically possible to get everyone to...
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    You should probably add about forty-five minutes to that estimate, because the bus will make multiple rest-area stops for the passengers to relieve themselves, buy and eat stuff etc.

    Anyway, I...
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    I'm pretty sure it doesn't, although I suppose I can see how some people might value not having to wait for the shuttle bus at Echigo Yuzawa. I just think that the bus being more expensive than the...
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    Yeah, and add to that the fact that you need to figure out where in Shinjuku you need to go (I'm assuming it's that square near the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, which probably isn't that...
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    Yeah, those fares seem ridiculous. I mean, it would be cheaper just to take the shinkansen, which makes no sense. I'm genuinely puzzled as to why it's so expensive. Do they have an open bar or...
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    Al & Mel - Funny, I could've sworn that three-day tickets sold out in 2012, and the only one that didn't sell out was the single-day ticket for Friday. I think (although I'm not 100% sure) it sold...
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    Less than ten percent, would be my unscientific guess.
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    The crowd will be larger than last year, surely, but I don't know if we'll see 2012 levels. As popular as Muse and FF are, both bands have played Fuji Rock multiple times before, unlike Radiohead and...
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    Perfect. We'll get a repeat of last year's Pogues.
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    Bleh. I could care less about Muse and Foo Fighters, and I've never liked the Happy Mondays ever in my life. And Ringo Sheena is a huge star in Japan so she'll definitely take a Green sub or White...
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    I just looked it up, and that Tokyo show is promoted by Smash. So radius/exclusivity shouldn't be an issue at all. Seems pretty suspicious if you ask me!
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    Sorry, I just noticed that the website says that the 先行発売(advance sales) will begin on February 7, not 一般発売 (general sales). I cannot for the life of me remember what the difference was between 先行発売...
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    Ha. I guess that's what happens when you have kanji in your language with multiple meanings. "48 hours until the first lineup announcement!" would probably be a more accurate translation. So it could...
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    Whoa. Shit. Fuck.

    https://twitter.com/fujirock_jp/status/560256136037662720

    Translation: 48 hours until the announcement of the first set of acts.
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    The film lineup this year is going to be every episode of that HBO show they did spread out over two nights. I'm calling it right now.
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    She doesn't look so bad for her age.
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    We have our first (unofficial) confirmation. If reports are to be believed, FKA twigs confirmed at a Tokyo show that she will be playing at Fuji.

    And yeah, my money is on Ride being either a Green...
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    You and me both. Woo-hoo!

    Edit: Well actually mine was e-plus not Lawson but same thing.
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    Yeah, I think he'd totally rock it. If Rick can't make it, I'll settle for Debbie Gibson. But obviously, campy 80s music is more Summer Sonic's forte, not Fuji's.

    Beef Jerky - If you speak...
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    Early bird is 34,800 JPY for three days, not including camping and parking. If you want a camping ticket to go with it (which I know you don't, Elektrotek, but there might be people reading this who...
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    Oh man, that's a shame :( Well, for your sake, I hope that the lineup this year will feature all those acts that I want to see but you don't. Like, I don't know, Rick Astley? But I shouldn't presume...
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    Yeah, okay, so I completely missed this yesterday, but it looks like the shuttle bus from Echigo Yuzawa to the festival site, previously free, will now cost 500 JPY. However, they've lowered the...
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