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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Quote Originally Posted by betao View Post
    Sigur Ros
    Dead Can Dance
    Massive Attack
    Sad Lovers & Giants
    Bauhaus


    honorable mentions:

    Boards of Canada
    Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
    Clan of Xymox
    Spacemen 3
    The Knife
    The Sisters of Mercy
    New Order
    Scott Walker
    Bark Psychosis
    And a bunch of other postpunk/new wave acts that hardly ever tour.
    I really miss Bark Psychosis. They'd easily be in my top 10 live acts of all time.
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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    I could listen to them forever. Did you ever see them, Hal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by betao View Post
    Hell yeah man! I started with Talk About The Weather (their first album) and loved it. From there, I guess just go in order (next is Paint Your Wagon, then Nothing Wrong).
    Thanks for the tip, I'm going to do just that. Cheers!

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    Nice thread.

    1. Portishead
    2. Blur
    3. PJ Harvey
    4. The Pretenders (or just Chrissie)
    5. Cat Power

    Bowie would be atop my list, but that just gets less and less likely every year.

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Updating to check off Godspeed and remove Belong out of suspicion that they would be a massive disappointment.

    Never Seen
    Tom Waits
    Lou Reed (in any incarnation but preferably with John Cale and Maureen Tucker)
    David Bowie
    Rene Hell
    Bee Mask

    My list is getting a little thin. I've seen almost everyone that's hugely important to me.
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    1. Daft Punk
    2. Autechre
    3. Flaming Lips (going to fix that next month)
    4. Amon Tobin
    5. Plastikman
    Quote Originally Posted by darkjustice View Post
    this mix is tripping me out
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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    1. Prince



    2. Daft Punk
    3. Nine Inch Nails
    4. Outkast
    5. Rolling Stones

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    1. Modest Mouse (next week woo!)
    2. Kings of Convenience
    3. The Knife
    4. Sufjan Stevens
    5. Daft Punk

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorkfish View Post
    These would be a thrill, but will never happen:
    David Bowie
    Son Lux
    The Avalanches
    Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    Fugazi

    bonus 5:
    The Unicorns
    Therapy?
    Death From Above 1979
    Neutral Milk Hotel (kinda)
    Soft Pink Truth
    Slowly but surely.
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    The Knife
    Bjork
    Prince
    Outkast
    Daft Punk

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Seems like you're going to have a good next two years, tmac
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    9/14/16 - Wilco @ Theatre at Ace Hotel // 9/18/16 - Kraftwerk @ Hollywood Bowl

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    The Knife
    The White Stripes
    Brian Eno
    David Bowie
    Tom Waits

    Bonus: Outkast (I've seen Big Boi do Outkast songs live twice which softens the blow)

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    Bjork
    The Knife
    Nine Inch Nails
    Aphex Twin
    The Avalanches
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    Trombone Shorty>Fishbone>Poolside>Scuba>Rudimental>Blood Orange>ill-Esha>Aluna George>Little Dragon>The Toy Dolls>Lana Del Rey> Beck>Motorhead>Netsky>Arcade Fire

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    1.Modest Mouse
    2.Nine Inch Nails
    3.Daft Punk
    4.Queens of The Stoneage
    5.Blur

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    The Knife
    The Knife
    Massive Attack
    Radiohead
    White Stripes
    Last edited by gmoneyak; 04-03-2013 at 11:43 AM.


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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Fugazi
    Husker Du
    Pavement
    Faust
    Unwound
    Well, I got to see Pavement at least.

    C'mon Unwound. Lets do this thing.
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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Kicking myself for not having gone to see Faust at Redcat last October.
    last.fm
    8/7/16 - Sufjan Stevens @ Hollywood Bowl // 8/8/16 - Radiohead @ Shrine // 8/8/16 - Boris @ Regent
    9/14/16 - Wilco @ Theatre at Ace Hotel // 9/18/16 - Kraftwerk @ Hollywood Bowl

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    Kicking myself for not having gone to see Faust at Redcat last October.
    What?! I didn't hear about that.
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    Remember Hitler? I don't but here we are again .. cr****

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Nine Inch Nails
    The Police
    Oasis
    Depeche Mode
    U2
    Blue Man Group in LV

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    I am ashamed to admit my number 1. I'm a huge fan, and simply haven't made the effort to travel.

    The Replacements
    Husker Du
    Talking Heads
    The Rolling Stones
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    To you guys I say Wat?????????? Off to ?????? ....... cr****
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    It's hard to argue with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    What?! I didn't hear about that.
    I actually found out about it after the fact myself
    http://www.redcat.org/event/faust
    last.fm
    8/7/16 - Sufjan Stevens @ Hollywood Bowl // 8/8/16 - Radiohead @ Shrine // 8/8/16 - Boris @ Regent
    9/14/16 - Wilco @ Theatre at Ace Hotel // 9/18/16 - Kraftwerk @ Hollywood Bowl

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    I am ashamed to admit my number 1. I'm a huge fan, and simply haven't made the effort to travel.

    The Replacements
    Husker Du
    Talking Heads
    The Rolling Stones
    Don't worry, i am sure Papa Roach will make it to SLC someday
    last.fm
    8/7/16 - Sufjan Stevens @ Hollywood Bowl // 8/8/16 - Radiohead @ Shrine // 8/8/16 - Boris @ Regent
    9/14/16 - Wilco @ Theatre at Ace Hotel // 9/18/16 - Kraftwerk @ Hollywood Bowl

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    It will be their (and my) last resort.
    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 Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    I actually found out about it after the fact myself
    http://www.redcat.org/event/faust
    I was gonna flip seeing that both them AND Cecil Taylor played there, but apparently Taylor rescheduled. Still pissed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    The Stooges
    Lou Reed
    David Bowie
    Deerhunter
    The Buzzcocks
    so i got 2/5ths of that knocked out. Fucking Lou Reed though. god damn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmac View Post
    Prince
    Where the hell were you during the 21 show run at the forum/hob/troub ?? He should be top of the list. Amazing performer and musician.

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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (not for long!)
    2. Fugazi
    3. Joanna Newsom
    4. Sonic Youth
    5. Dinosaur Jr. (not for long!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountmccabe View Post
    the Magnetic Fields
    Michael Gira
    Nick Cave
    PJ Harvey
    Low
    4/5. I saw Michael Gira as Swans at ATP Asbury Park and was one of the best sets I've ever seen. PJ Harvey was awesome at Coachella 2011, we traveled to Boston to see the Magnetic Fields (after their NYC date sold out) and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds was last Friday. I am pretty sure Low played NYC recently (though I could be wrong) and I've skipped them. Not sure they'd be on the top of my list anymore.

    Quote Originally Posted by mountmccabe View Post
    Part of me thinks that getting Jason and Peter back together would be tougher than most any other reunion out there.

    But, yeah. Seeing Spacemen 3 would be amazing.

    I tended to stick to artists that tour regularly. The following is the list of the top 5 artists that got kicked off due to those criteria:

    Spacemen 3
    Neutral Milk Hotel
    The Velvet Undergound
    Talking Heads
    The Smiths


    I also left off artists that I haven't seen because they are dinosaurs and command a billion dollars a ticket. This is also known as the "Please Headline Coachella List."

    Neil Young
    Bob Dylan (a little over a month and I'll have to edit)
    David Bowie
    Peter Gabriel
    Ryan Adams
    I am counting Jeff Mangum for Neutral Milk Hotel, which was at ATP and Coachella; the other 4 bands have yet to reunite. I saw Dylan at the AZ State Fair (as I knew I would) when I wrote that and have since, true to form, skipped Neil Young (with Patti Smith!) and Peter Gabriel gigs due to not wanting to pay for them.
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    Default Re: Top 5 Bands You Haven't Seen Live

    Led Zeppelin (would kill for)
    The White Stripes
    LCD Soundsystem
    David Bowie
    The Rolling Stones

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    Bucket list bands:
    1. Talking Heads
    2. The Smiths
    3. Bowie
    4. Led Zeppelin
    5. ABBA
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