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  1. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    From the reading it looks like their funding source(I believe it was a public arts fund) didn't happen this year - so not exactly a business-as-usual problem but given the state of affairs there I...
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    Bring your swimsuit, the bowers & wilkens stage now has beach access: http://www.primaverasound.es/beachClub

    Also, a bunch of new names(incl Bob Mould DJ)
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    don't be a baby, the beers are fine, just wipe off the top
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    https://mobile.twitter.com/Primavera_Sound/status/720008896702783488

    Avalanches was real!?
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    Sheds some light on "Primavera Al Raval"
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    Porto crowds are pretty decent - most people who aren't paying as close of attention to the music will hang further from the stage in the grass. Big sets late at night can be a bit drunker though -...
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    I'm sure you've all found out that full passes are sold out. Only day tickets left

    Re: show times - Last year's clashfinder: http://clashfinder.com/s/psis15/
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    Re: Primavera 2016

    It doesn't usually sell out, but I've anecdotally noticed a strong uptick in interest for this one so who knows
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    For my money, that unofficial day lineup poster came out really quick to be a fake with a joke inserted into it, but I don't think I should get my hopes up - just one more tough clash
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    I bought a full festival but I'm considering trying to upgrade to VIP. I'm usually nowhere near the main stage but this year seems like it may be different
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Looks like I'm in for another year
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    The homepage is updated to have a live video of a sitting spaceship... Has to be soon
  13. Thread: Bloc. 2015

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    Re: Bloc. 2015

    Really excited for this.
  14. Re: All Tomorrow's Parties 2.0 Curated by Drive Like Jehu

    This is the week after Stewart Lee if anyone wants to take an extended vacation to the north of the UK. Unfortunately I'm too busy to make it over to this one - It's probably the curator I've been...
  15. Re: ATP Nightmare Before Christmas 2015 - Curated by Jake and Dinos Chapman & ATP

    Too early to tell for Iceland, work-wise. I'd love to go back, though - for a cheap enough flight it would be hard to pass up
  16. Re: ATP Nightmare Before Christmas 2015 - Curated by Jake and Dinos Chapman & ATP

    Go figure I just bought a chalet this morning. Anyone else headed over? Unfortunately I chose this one as the Stewart Lee one won't be working out for me, timing wise - but that lineup is really...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    1. A lot of phones got stolen at Primavera Barcelona last year, it would suck to have to work out the remaining 4 weeks without. 2. I stay in an AirBNB in the Gothic region and always have a great...
  18. Thread: Big Ears 2016

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    Re: Big Ears 2016

    Yes, I've gone to the last two years and have my tickets to this upcoming one - which has a fucking incredible lineup I might add(But they always do). The festival itself is decent - not my favorite...
  19. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    Interesting that they've moved to Friday-Saturday-Sunday. Luckily, given its proximity to the 4th it's still decent for US travelers
  20. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    The wristbands were due to customs holding up the 2015 shipment
  21. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    I also made it to this, and I have to say I really had a blast. Pretty much all of the international bands were on the main stage, meaning I had zero clashes, minus Swans accidentally playing their...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    I tend to go without and just use wifi
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Here is a clashfinder, btw: http://clashfinder.com/s/ps15/
    My quick-run through is here: http://clashfinder.com/s/ps15/?user=jj&
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    First come first serve with wristband. It really isn't too difficult to get in if you show up early. If you have a VIP ticket you can reserve a spot for first access. The only show I didn't get into...
  25. Re: ATP Nightmare Before Christmas 2015 - Curated by Jake and Dinos Chapman & ATP

    Comets on Fire was at one of the End of Eras but it was a one-off reunion thing iirc.

    Compared to the original NBC, which would easily be worth a trip over, this lineup is fairly weak to start....
  26. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    One of my favorites by Bardo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSRzonK_6zo
  27. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    Wish me luck all, I bought my flight and ticket last night in expectation of the lineup
    Today they added Public Enemy, Swans, Bardo Pond and Lightning Bolt along with a lot of Icelanders.
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    Re: Berlin Atonal 2015

    I don't remember what a full ticket was, but I want to say the opening night(Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians, Imaginary Softwoods, and Monoton) was about 35€, then the other 4 nights were sold...
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    Re: Berlin Atonal 2015

    I went last year on a whim, it was a blast. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll be able to make it this year.
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Should be fun enough. Definitely not all the bands that I wanted to come over from Barcelona(and very few additions) but each day has some good stuff. That being said it sucks that i'll probably have...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Transit situation really isn't that bad - the shows go on, with decent acts, until far beyond when the metro starts back up - Personally, I would just not leave the festival. Just as long as you're...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    We got an AirBNB in the El Raval neighborhood last year. Moved closer to the L4 this year (Jaume I stop, El Born). Subway wasn't a problem at all and I much preferred the apartment(with washers,...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Porto lineup next friday
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    Re: Big Ears Festival 2015

    Just added:
    Tydondai Braxton(!!) performing Hive
    Silver Apples
    Loscil
    Little Annie
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    Re: Big Ears Festival 2015

    Also, Max Richter will be performing both nights - one night with the already-announced performance of the Recomposed: Vivaldi's Four Seasons and a performance of his music for HBO's The Leftovers...
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    Re: Big Ears Festival 2015

    Fans of Kronos Quartet rejoice:
    http://bigearsfestival.tumblr.com/post/109417709422/9-a-medley-of-collaborations-with-the-kronos


    Namely:
    - Terry Riley's The Cusp of Magic with Wu Man
    - A...
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    Re: Big Ears Festival 2015

    Some notable ones, I imagine(ie, Terry Riley, Max Richter, Harold Budd).
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    FYI, Heineken is the beer partner, not Estrella. Food-wise, there was a decent-sized food court with both the standard fair food and some local truck-type options(good coffee, a bocadillo, some...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Club Shows:
    MONDAY 25th
    Sala Apolo: Iceage Umberto & Antoni Maiovvi

    TUESDAY 26th
    Sala Apolo: Boreals D.D Dumbo Ibeyi Ratking

    WEDNESDAY 27th
    Parc del Frum: Albert Hammond, Jr, ...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    The lineup is really great, but I'll admit that it is definitely lacking in the aspect of having some bands that are hard enough to see to justify the travel. Last year had NMH, Slowdive, Loop, The...
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    Re: Big Ears Festival 2015

    Additions:
    Omar Souleyman
    Bing & Ruth
    William Tyler
    Ryley Walker
    Wu Man

    Also revealed, Nils Cline will be performing with the painter Norton Wisdom under the Stained Radiance moniker:...
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    Big Ears Festival 2015

    March 27-29
    Knoxville, TN

    Noticed there was no thread. Very much a blast - brought to you by AC Entertainment(bonaroo, forecastle), a festival whose lineup has no business being in Knoxville, but...
  43. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    Me too. I'm considering grabbing a space at Keflavik B&B in case I have a few others with me
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Unfortunately I'll be meeting with clients at the exact time of the lineup announcement, but, when has Primavera ever failed us at any of the above? The lineup announcer app is a game, so I assume...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    NOS is the one in Portugal. Also, I feel they'd put her on the list for Barcelona, after announcing her for NOS, if she was going to play there. Who knows, though.

    I am really hoping for...
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    Re: Primavera 2015

    Here's the list of confirmations I've seen so far:
    The Strokes
    Ride
    Belle & Sebastian
    The New Pornographers
    Swans
    Mudhoney
    Sun Kill Moon
    Strand of Oaks
    Gui Boratto
  47. Thread: ATP: Iceland

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    Re: ATP: Iceland

    I'm a glutton for punishment.

    I bought a hotel room for this one - I've wanted to go to Iceland & have heard great things about their version of ATP(Also heard that ATP's involvement from a...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    Sonofhal: Dash did take the money, though. I have the Paypal charge to prove it: http://cl.ly/image/3m3f1E2K0n0o

    The exclusivity is in reference to The Van Pelt unfortunately and I believe it's...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    sonofhal: Working in the ticketing industry, my best guess is that Dash took the money for tickets and offered ATP an advance on the event, with an expectation that ATP would pay it back on certain...
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    Re: ATP / IBYM 2012 - Asbury Park, NJ

    The cancellation sucks but ATP is getting really pummeled over the refund issue - the blame of which mostly appears to lie on their primary ticketer, Dash. They changed the terms of sale after...
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