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    Re: White. Jack White.

    Spoiler alert: The reason they don't like it is because it doesn't sound exactly like The White Stripes.
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    Re: What a shit show

    If you had two brain cells to rub together, you may realize that nobody is saying Coachella worked this gap in intentionally. But there's two ways you can handle such a thing: make the best of it,...
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    Re: The Band Breakup/Reunion Rumors Thread

    Fuck. Yes.

    I'm in favor of any band that has Dave Grohl behind the drum kit where he truly belongs.
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    Re: What a shit show

    That's exactly what I did, except instead of scratching my ass or seeing Jungle, I realized that it was the ONE break I was going to have all day, so I used that time to get a snack, refill my water,...
  5. Re: The Thread Where We Agree That Tame Impala Will Be The Best Thing on the Main

    I think he was trying to be funny but ended up landing on awkward instead.
  6. Re: Coachella pro tip: weekend two is always better. Less hype. Better sets

    Clearly, a situation that could only EVER happen this way, and will never happen in the reverse order.
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    Re: Who's Getting Invited Back?

    Take it serious, Corona!

    I think the artist most likely to come back with better placement is the caterpillar/butterfly thing, that was so cool this year!
  8. Re: Coachella pro tip: weekend two is always better. Less hype. Better sets

    GuyInTucson laying out the wisdom.

    I personally had only one crowd problem this year weekend one, with assholes shoving and kicking people to try to move forward for Lykke Li. Other than that,...
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    No, it was a not-so-subtle advert for people to subscribe to Tidal.
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    But it's sacred in the same way that Scientology is sacred, wherein you only get to the upper echelons of sanctity after you pay a shit load of money. It's not sacred like those bullshit free...
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    Maybe he's still good and you're just a moron?
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    It doesn't matter, because as Miroir Noir has said, it's not going to happen because David Byrne has no interest whatsoever in doing it. And that great motivator of band reunions, "oh shit I'm broke...
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    Re: What a shit show

    That I'll definitely agree with, Sunday night ended too early. Fitz coming on after St. Vincent was bullshit, they haven't earned half what she has and her set deserved a good 80 minutes at least.
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    Re: Dear Fans of the Weeknd:

    Yep, an artist with shit fans for sure. Almost as bad as Lana Del Rey fans.
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    Re: What a shit show

    There was a gap in the middle, to be sure. It was an hour and 45 minutes, not 3 hours. After Bad Religion, who were great, Yelle, who was also great, was on at 6. That gap was a little bit larger...
  16. Re: Coachella pro tip: weekend two is always better. Less hype. Better sets

    From what I saw on AXS it seemed like Jack White was better weekend 2. On the other hand, weekend 1 didn't have any problems with the septic tanks turning part of the field into shitmud, so, pick...
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    Re: What a shit show

    AC/DC delivered as a headliner, the other two were fairly weak, but you're dead wrong about Saturday. It was by far the busiest day. Yes, there was too much terrible mainstream EDM. That trend is...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2015 Releases

    The new Braids album, Deep In The Iris, is streaming on NPR's First Listen this week. I must say I found it rather disappointing, showing very few flashes of the fire and brilliance that made me...
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    Re: Swan 2015!!!

    :rotfl:rotfl

    These guys were never going to draw a huge crowd, but I can say that last weekend they didn't seem to care, they brought it 100% anyway.
  20. Re: Tidal - Jay Z's New Hi Fi Music Streaming Service

    I haven't used it, but I can't say that what I've been hearing has been favorable. I'm not sure why people would say that though, considering that it appears they just blatantly jacked Spotify's UI,...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    Ooh, ooh, I've got dibs on being the grumpy old man who complains about bros this time!
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    Re: Muse teases next Coachella appearance

    Even I think it would be too much too soon, and I actually like Muse as a live band.

    Still, if GV has to choose between them and, say Mumford & Sons, I'd rather have Muse again.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Anyone familiar with AC/DC's draconian policies on the distribution of their work will not be at all surprised that they don't want to be streamed.
  24. Re: Anyone else pregnant or bringing a pregnant GF?

    If she just found out 2 weeks ago, she can't be very far along. I can't imagine this is going to be much of a problem unless she's completely dependent on alcohol to have a good time, in which case...
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    Re: Most surprisingly good sets, W1

    Ryan Adams is the one who impressed me unexpectedly. I find his recorded work to be pretty... well, boring, but I decided to stay and see him mostly because I had nowhere better to be between Jenny...
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    Re: Why have they not banned Headdresses

    Shit, guys, Wikipedia tells me that the oldest pair of pants that we've found are from China. Everybody who isn't Chinese, take your pants off, that's offensive cultural appropriation you shitlords.
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    Re: Lykke Li's gonna be the SHIT! watch!

    And I am personally just fine with that, I thought her set last weekend was phenomenal.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    The Gorillaz were disappointing in the extreme but if you honestly think they're worse than Drake or Jack Johnson then I just don't know how to respond to that. The Gorillaz were far more boring...
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    Re: Pushing and Overcrowding?

    I got a couple of pushy people at St. Vincent but they were just photographers trying to get a good shot, once they got it they went away. This was on the right side of the stage.
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    Re: Is there no Drake thread?

    Sly and the Family Stone.

    Although that might be in the Hall of Fame instead depending on your criteria.
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    Re: Coachella pulled a fast one this year...

    Special guests who matter: Blake Sennett when he came out to do Portions For Foxes with Jenny Lewis.

    Special guests who don't matter: Literally everyone else, fuck this shit.
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    Re: Other Reviews Needed

    Angel Olsen: Sounded great musically. Her stage banter was a little... awkward. I think she was going for funny and didn't quite get there.

    Allah-Las: Pretty great "sit on the grass and relax"...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    That's insane, and also, if music is cyclical then I'm ready for this part of the cycle to fuck off and die.
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    Re: Pushing and Overcrowding?

    I didn't get a lot of this, but Lykke Li was pretty bad in this regard. I'm forced to conclude that her fans are assholes.
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    Re: Top Five Sets of 2015 (Weekend One Edition)

    1. St. Vincent BY FAR
    The rest of these are in no particular order:
    2. Jenny Lewis
    3. Lykke Li
    4. Bad Religion
    5. Kasabian

    Edit: Fuck I forgot about Yelle and Belle & Sebastian too. ...
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    Re: Empty Outdoor Theatre

    In a lot of ways it was, I found myself there a lot over the weekend. Lot of great sets and easy to get great spots.

    Hopefully Weekend 2 people will have watched the St. Vincent live stream and...
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    Re: And The Boards Go Silent...

    In the exact same boat. Not sure why I even bothered showing up to work, I've definitely already checked out.
  38. Re: What is the #1 moment you can't wait for this year?

    Right now the moment I'm most looking forward to is 5 PM today, the moment that I can leave work, go home, and start packing.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    2012's Sunday was FAR worse for me. Lissie -> Band of Skulls -> The Growlers -> Wild Flag and then nothing until At The Drive In. I actually left after Wild Flag because I didn't want to see ATDI...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    Sunday is okay. It's the weakest day of this year, to be sure, but there have definitely bee worse days in the past.
  41. Re: In your experience, how accurate are the set times?

    There are slightly early starts sometimes, but it's usually smaller artists who aren't popular enough to have their heads up their ass yet.
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    Re: CA Water Restrictions vs. dust and grass

    I've never actually had nopales despite being born and raised in San Diego, AKA Even Newer Mexico. What is the texture like? I always thought they'd be slimy, like okra, which is why I've never...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    I don't drink alcohol though, so I guess it's "nap on the grass" time haha.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    Anyone have any suggestions about what's worth seeing between Bad Religion and Yelle for someone who is more rock focused? That's like and hour and a half of downtime, I should at least try to fill...
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    I won't speak for the rest of this, but bands playing actual instruments seems to make them LESS of a draw among Coachella's current demographic.
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    Re: 2015 SET TIMES

    I'm sorry to hear about everyone's painful conflicts. We've all been there, I can empathize.

    But not this year. Holy shit. This schedule almost could not have worked out better for me. I'm...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Time Predictions 2015: FRIDAY

    Maybe it's Paul T's way to try to get people who normally don't care about hip hop to branch out and try something new?

    I'll be branching out over to the merch booth around that time I reckon.
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SUNDAY

    So happy Sturgill Simpson is not conflicting with anyone I care about after all, I'm really happy that I get to catch his set. Jenny Lewis -> Ryan Adams on the same stage, just as we all SAID would...
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    Re: Post your tentative schedule

    So far looking like:

    FRI:

    Reverend Horton Heat (might do something before that if I get there early enough, but none of it's really jumping out at me)
    Allah-Las
    Filler, not sure what will go...
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    Sticky: Re: Set Times Predictions: SATURDAY

    I don't know who's life I saved in a past life to deserve this. I can't believe that Yelle, Belle and Sebastian, Kasabian, Jack White, and Swans are all coexisting with only one five minute overlap....
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