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    Default Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    I think what she is referring to at this point is the fact that all you have to do is tweet with the hashtag and you are in (up through 4pm today). 100% of the people have entered have won and people who entered more than once won each time with no judgement on quality or number of likes or retweets.
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    What makes me qualified? I've watched EVERY fucking episode of American Idol, and every single episode of The Voice...Forget that I won departmental music awards when I was in the 8th grade choir.

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    Still cool though. If I didn't have work I'd probably make the drive out there

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlayaDelWes View Post
    I think what she is referring to at this point is the fact that all you have to do is tweet with the hashtag and you are in (up through 4pm today). 100% of the people have entered have won and people who entered more than once won each time with no judgement on quality or number of likes or retweets.
    Gotcha. This whole music experiment social media thing was stupid. Interesting that Arcade Fire can't even "sell out" a free show. I wonder what the capacity for the concert area is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canexplain View Post
    To you guys I say Wat?????????? Off to ?????? ....... cr****
    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    It's hard to argue with that.

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    I always think of Billie Jean whenever I hear that intro bassline in We Exist. Love it. After a second full listen, the track that really popped out at me was You Already Know. So good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    I don't know where you would get the idea that your negative opinion of an Arcade Fire album would somehow be offensive to me. Nor do I understand why you think I would feel inferior because Arcade Fire isn't doing one of these limited-engagement secret warm up shows in the smaller city that I live in.

    Oh wait, yes I do: you are someone who ties their identity and meaning in life to the ongoing perceived cultural relevance of the music they listen to, as well as their ability to get tickets to relevant shows.


    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Now that Arcade Fire is crazy popular I can't like them anymore. I mean, what would my peers at Brooklyn Vegan say?
    Crazy popular?! While you were listening to Korn and alternative/nu-metal bands in high school, they were killing it on the Outdoor Theater!

    ps They sold out nyc summerstage show (5000 capacity) 8 years ago (even before neon bible came out) in less than a week. Bowie came out and played Queen Bitch & Wake Up with them. Bryan probably saw them at Troubadour or somewhere else to that size in LA and I bet he'll tell you the same thing. New Arcade Fire is not very good if you have been listening to them since Funeral days



    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Spooks is into underground dance music, now, anyway. Trend setters gotta go where trend setters gotta go.
    Totally. Because Cassy is underground dance music to someone living in Sunnyvale! God I love you Cara!

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    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
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    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    .....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dj12inches View Post
    What makes me qualified? I've watched EVERY fucking episode of American Idol, and every single episode of The Voice...Forget that I won departmental music awards when I was in the 8th grade choir.

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    Default Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    Spooks I can safely say that no one cares about your opinion of the new album.

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    Also, I don't live in Sunnyvale anymore. So you'll have to adjust your geographically based musical knowledge insults. Or you know, understand blatant sarcasm. YOUR CHOICE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by concertgoer View Post
    Spooks I can safely say that no one cares about your opinion
    Fixed
    Quote Originally Posted by canexplain View Post
    To you guys I say Wat?????????? Off to ?????? ....... cr****
    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    It's hard to argue with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlayaDelWes View Post
    100% of the people have entered have won and people who entered more than once won each time with no judgement on quality or number of likes or retweets.
    now I feel extra shitty for not winning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scenicworld View Post
    now I feel extra shitty for not winning.
    Enter the latest "challenge". It's super easy.

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    I did! I guess I can send a couple more.
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    Follow the MTV Iggy twitter account too. They don't tell you it's a requirement, but it can't hurt. Just unfollow after you win.

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    I hope the parking lot is massive because this sounds like it's going to be a clusterfuck
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    I'm sure it'll be fine.

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    Seriously doubt they are supplying parking of any kind of even a place to pay for it.

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    I don't think that's what Frank meant. The crowd will be in the parking lot to watch the show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    I always think of Billie Jean whenever I hear that intro bassline in We Exist.
    Same here.
    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Has Pitchfork revealed it's top 200 covers by Arcade Fire yet?

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    from a hollywood traffic website

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12 noon - 9:00 p.m.

    All lanes of Vine Street, between Hollywood Blvd. and Yucca St., will be closed. Additionally, southbound lanes of Argyle Ave., between Hollywood Blvd. and Yucca St., will be closed.

    if AF go on at 6:30 we can expect at least a good 1 hr set.

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    The capacity is 2500 according to Grimy Goods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ameeps View Post
    The capacity is 2500 according to Grimy Goods.
    I saw that. A "secret show" that ends up having over double the capacity of the Fonda.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    I saw that. A "secret show" that ends up having over double the capacity of the Fonda.
    What a cash grab! I love how they're playing outside the Capitol Record when they're signed to one of the best indie labels around

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Help me decide what to wear to the show I'm going to tonight, everyone. I'll post pics of my six different potential outfits in a second.
    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    What is it about a band you love unconditionally that makes you adore them? Otherwise I'm going to just rip all over your shitty taste in bad bands.

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    It's a free show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlayaDelWes View Post
    I think what she is referring to at this point is the fact that all you have to do is tweet with the hashtag and you are in (up through 4pm today). 100% of the people have entered have won and people who entered more than once won each time with no judgement on quality or number of likes or retweets.
    sounds about right. I randomly just got through on a tweet i sent yesterday. Im guessing this "costume" enforcement will be pretty relaxed if theres going to be 2500 people there?

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    Default Re: MissingPerson's Official Lovely Non-Threatening Arcade Fire Joy Parade.

    I'm sure non-costumed attendees will get properly fire-hosed.

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    They'll stick all your party-poopers in the back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spooks View Post
    What a cash grab! I love how they're playing outside the Capitol Record when they're signed to one of the best indie labels around
    They're with Merge, but you know that the album is being distributed by Universal and promoted by Capitol, right?

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    They're not indie enough to maintain spooks attention.

    Also, what in the giant fuck are you talking about?

    Quote Originally Posted by Spooks View Post
    Crazy popular?! While you were listening to Korn and alternative/nu-metal bands in high school, they were killing it on the Outdoor Theater!
    edit: Also Spooks, you've made it pretty clear that you haven't cared for anything they've done since Funeral so why do you continue to spend so much energy following this band. You're 1 for 4 in liking their albums. It might be time to move on.
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