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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Not counting comedian tours and things like that, it only happened to me once...
    Kylie Minogue on her last US tour. Scored it for the DC date. Worked out well because the artist presale for the tour...
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    Not really.... Cause you may be able to get away with one new song, but an event like that still requires being pretty much nothing but "the hits."
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    Not that I watched it, or could give two flying shits about Coldplay...

    But, let's be honest... Super Bowl half time show is not exactly the gig to play new material at...
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    Because there are NEVER terrible artists with complete douchebags for fans that play in New York!

    (Note: I am not passing judgment on Phish fans here... Just assuming that's what Spooks was going...
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    Well I've now solved the mystery of why AXS sucks so bad... Something I never needed to look in to before...

    I just had to install Flash on a new computer so I could get to their waiting room...
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    I was having the exact same experience... Opened up another browser window and ran through it again... Closed out the first window that hung for 20 minutes after I got a confirmation number in the...
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    Just tried again and got two GA floor tickets for Underworld... But that was such a shitty experience... As is nearly every single fucking time I use them. You'd think that over the last couple of...
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    The app forces me to sign in again during the ticket purchasing process and then just goes blank on me.
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    FUCK AXS!

    And fuck Goldenvoice for using AXS as their ticket provider
  10. Thread: FYF 2015

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    I was wondering why everyone seemed so excited about it being at Expo Park again this year!
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    At first I thought that this was a typo... And then I thought... wait... could it be that there's a RHCP cover band consisting of bagpipe players... And then I looked it up and found it was SO......
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    HOT DAMN!
    Got two tickets to Lush's show at The Roxy!
    (And a ticket for the show in SF, just in case!!!)
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    See... Maybe it was indicative of the time when they first came up, but I just don't get the "CDs were ok/nothing special" angle... Because I remember a buddy of mine I used to DJ with being like "I...
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    Re: LCD Soundsystem - Explain it!

    I think in the right situation either way can hold true...

    I mean, my two favorite moments seeing LCD are relatively opposite ends of the Spectrum:
    2005 - Co-headlining tour with MIA at the 930...
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    Actually it may still be ticketfly... cause the details on the axs page specifically reference ticketfly, and the link from the Roxy calendar goes here:...
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    Shit... I wasn't even thinking about the AXS factor...

    Now I'm just going to be stressed for the rest of the week.
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    I know there's the Coachella factor... But jesus the Roxy is crazy small compared to pretty much every other stop on this tour... (or at least, comparing it to the venues I am familiar with)......
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    Not been doing much by way of multiplayer stuff myself either, but I'm on Xbox One: Spiggums
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    Woah... I had somehow missed this! Thanks for the heads up!
  20. Thread: Lush!!!!

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    Re: Lush!!!!

    I mean... I'm kinda digging the mom look she's got going right now ;)
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    Re: Lush!!!!

    Or you could just find Ciao! for a solid cross section of their career.

    This is probably the only thing which has me a little salty about skipping Coachella this year. (There are other big gets...
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    Re: Epic Post Break Up Songs

    Kind of surprised neither of these seem to have been mentioned in the thread already (granted, there are a lot of dead links here now)... But these were required listening for me when I've had...
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    That strikes me as less restrictive than her last show at The Greek here.
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    Last time I saw Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies opened for them and that was a great show...

    Of course, that was also in '92... so that's not really a great indicator of what to expect today. And...
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    And with that... Totally glad I didn't snag a ticket...
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    I tried to grab a ticket when they actually put those $3 tickets up and didn't manage to snag one. Tickets went pretty fast. So even if you did notice in time, you probably wouldn't have managed...
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    Re: Tool touring this summer...

    Well that was as futile an exercise as I expected it to be!
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    Yeah... I'm about 24 hours in.. Hit a couple of odd bugs... A few times where my character seems frozen in dialogue even though the conversation is over... All in all though I'm absolutely loving the...
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    Circling back on this for a second... Just because last night's Garbage show at The Greek was a reminder why JustSteve's no nosebleeds policy, which I DO also tend to have (honestly, I never attend...
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    or maybe the amount WAS $6 and I've just drank a lot since then, distorting my recollections... We ARE talking 20 years ago, after all.
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    Honestly surprised to see a $6 ticket price for them. The club I DJed at in college tried to book them and their $5 policy was pretty much "this is the way it is or no way at all". Their deal was...
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    And, yeah, I feel that "can't explore music through a live setting" thing... I constantly remark, as I look at old ticket stubs from 92 on, that my son is never going to be able to get the same...
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    But even comparing tickets on "big venues"... Case in point... top MSG ticket for The Cure? $130 vs the Bowl's $200.
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    fucking Christ... I really can't justify $400 (+fees) on concert tickets right now since we're in the process of buying a house. I feel like the cost of shows at the Bowl has increased substantially...
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    Prince can make the whole "in the round" thing work!

    But then.. I don't know that there's much Prince couldn't make work.
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    Re: Electric Picnic 2015

    Anyone go? Had some questions I was hoping I could get some help with as I plan for EP 2016. Last time I went was 2006 and it was an absolute blast.
    Curious about their loyalty program and...
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    Jesus am I ever super fucking jealous of those who made it to the Troubadour last night.
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    Re: Hollywoood Bowl 2015 Season

    Sold Out = 15 sections with seats available?
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    I have so many great memories tied to the 930. Great venue and easily one of the best staffs of any venue I've ever dealt with as either a patron, promoter or performer. Just watch your proximity to...
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    Saw Glen Hansard do a small thing for KCRW last night. Fantastic show. Hadn't seen him solo before, only as The Swell Season (and those shows were great as well). Highly recommend catching him on his...
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    Re: UPCOMING SHOWS ON KIMMEL

    Generally it's the same day. There are exceptions. For instance, earlier this year I went to an Afghan Whigs taping that didn't air for like two or three months! But those tend to be the exception...
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    The fun thing is, every time they patch it, they seem to fuck something else up. There was one mission in particular which glitched out on me and from what I read that only started as of the 1.07...
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    Finally beat The Witcher 3... and while I enjoyed it a good deal... Jesus that has to be one of the buggiest damned games that I've played!
  44. Thread: FYF 2015

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    There was definitely craft beer in the area by the arena under the bridge last year, but it ran out fairly quickly on both days.
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    incorrect.
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    Yeah, I'm setting up alerts on their twitter so I can snag it myself, as I expect this one will sell out pretty quickly.
  47. Re: THE GAMING HARDWARE THREAD: PS4 - WII U - XBone - PS3 - 360 - WII

    Seems relevant for a gaming thread on a music forum:
    Mondo is releasing a gorgeous 4xLP set of the soundtrack from The Last of Us on Wednesday. I've only snagged two of their vinyl releases so far....
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    Two weeks have gone by, and it looks like the grand cost of the show at the Bowl is that I've lost some of the feeling in one of my fingers, and can no longer fully bend the top knuckle of my middle...
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    Show was great! Ended up in the ER afterwards cause I completely sliced up my hand during Unicorn (missed whatever they played between that an Back 2 the Wild as a result of being in the first aid...
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    Re: A Basement Jaxx thread

    I've been trying to see Basement Jaxx live for 15 years and every time they've brought their live show to the states I've had something prohibit me from seeing them. Hell, I even went to Europe once...
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