Post by Accelerated Jeff on Jan 15, 2014 13:17:13 GMT -5
Foster is getting pushed right up lineups, headliner/sub-headliner with only one album and another on the way. This new album must be pretty good if promoters are staking that much in them this early in their career. I mean it wasn't long ago that they were playing to a packed yeti stage.
Another thought is that it is good to see Modest Mouse on at least one lineup(Hangout) considering that their new album should be out this year at some point, if it doesn't go the way of Dre's detox and become vaporware.
As it is, there are at least another 10 albums I wish I could have fit on there. 2013 has been such a great year for music.
This is a really good point, looking through my list, the difference between my top 10 and top 100 seems to be less than in years past. I could snip any 10 albums in my top 100 and be happy with the list.
Post by Accelerated Jeff on Dec 4, 2013 15:33:36 GMT -5
20. CHVRCHES - The Bones of What You Believe 19. The National - Trouble Will Find Me 18. Telekinesis - Dormarion 17. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito 16. Baths – Obsidian 15. Kanye West - Yeezus 14. The Cave Singers - Naomi 13. Local Natives - Hummingbird 12. Washed Out – Paracosm 11. Brown Bird - Fits of Reason 10. Capital Cities - In A Tidal Wave of Mystery 9. Rose Windows - The Sun Dogs 8. Sigur Rós - Kveikur 7. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 6. Surfer Blood - Pythons 5. Arcade Fire – Reflektor 4. Bonobo - The North Borders 3. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City 2. Starfucker - Miracle Mile 1. Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends
Post by Accelerated Jeff on Nov 26, 2013 14:38:10 GMT -5
If you go to the sasquatchfestival.com site and click on buy tickets it takes you to a tickemaster site that has links that lead to the live nation purchase site where you will see, Event Info | Onsale Times | Price Range | Ticket Limits , click on the bolded link and it has a little popup that lists price.
I was standing at a bus stop smoking a cigarette a couple of weeks ago. A woman in her fifties came up to the bus stop and stood five feet downwind from me. Trying to be polite, I moved five feet downwind of her so I wouldn't be huffing acrid lungsmoke into her face. As if trying to prove a point, she then moved again -- back to five feet downwind of me. Then she started bitching at me for smoking. I told her that I was obviously trying not to smoke at her, and then I told her this: If you're going to have a bitchfit every fucking time you walk past a person smoking on the sidewalk, you are going to have a very long and unhappy life.
My point, in this context, being this: if you're going to take it as a personal attack every time someone talks shit about a band you like, be prepared to feel like you are under siege at all fucking times. I didn't call you a fucking plebian, cheese. All I have said is that I don't like Arcade Fire, and -- ostensibly more interesting, even to a fan -- I have said why I don't like Arcade Fire. If that's not why we're here, then I don't fucking know why we're here (READ: that's why we're here and if that's not why YOU'RE here, you can fuck off).
If I was talking shit to you personally, I can guaran-fucking-a-frog-on-a-cracker-tee that there wouldn't be any ambiguity about it. You would know. I am also entirely certain that if you spent half as much time listening to the music that I enjoy as I have spent listening to the bullshit that you listen to all day, you'd hate it at least as much as I hate Arcade Fire. I imagine you'd have something to say about it, too, and I would welcome that.
If you want to sit around with a group of people that just wants to jack each other off while they congratulate each other on how much they all like Arcade Fire, then go here: forums.arcadefire.net/ Otherwise, stop quoting your history 101 textbook at me and grow another layer of skin.
My apologies, my intent was not to put words in your mouth or to insinuate that you were personally attacking me. You are more than right that you have made your opinions on that specific band very clear. Maybe it is my general lack of intelligence that makes me speak in a self-deprecating nature, and it comes off like I am taking offense to a difference of opinion.
My intention with that comment was just to bring focus back to the idea that the great thing about music festivals is that we don't all have to focus on the bands or groups that we don't like, because there are plenty of other activities/bands/dj's performing elsewhere so in effect there is something for everyone to enjoy. That is what my post was trying to highlight, the fun part of coming back together after the festival and talking about who saw what and getting everyone's take on the weekend because there are tens of thousands of stories that can be shared and they are all different.
I probably should step back and lurk more because I feel like I truly am not smart enough to converse with you and some of the others here because I am always either annoying someone or saying something that is unclear and perceived as being butt hurt about being attacked or making a comment that is attacking in nature. I now understand more than ever that during the offseason this forum is a gathering point for a small group of friends and due to actions of my own I am only on the outside looking in and that I should step back until we get closer to the pre-sale and the time lineup news starts coming out and more people start to filter in.
Thanks for taking the time to educate me and to clarify your opinions and I never meant any disrespect to you or anyone else who posts here.
Post by Accelerated Jeff on Oct 3, 2013 12:12:16 GMT -5
Well that is the beauty of Sasquatch, all of us plebs without a thought in our heads can go watch Arcade Fire, if they are even booked since we are still talking in hypotheticals, and you and the other patricians can go watch whatever is booked at the Bigfoot or Dance Tent. Then we call all argue about how stupid we all are after the festival, as is tradition.
I'd have to agree that Arcade Fire will definitely be a headlining machine next festival circuit, which increases their Sasquatch chances. I know people here hate them, but I'd personally love that having never seen them.
Arcade Fire are great, their show in 2005 is still one of my favorite Sasquatch experiences. Their new songs are really solid, and I would love to see them at the Gorge again.