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5 hours ago, kingcrawler said:

 

 

Didn’t Massive Attack pull out of Down the Rabbit Hole last year? I figured they were more likely to headline there again.

yeah I thought that but I read on festileaks the other day that they were looking unlikely for DTRH now. Think they've got two dates the same weekend 

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On 9/11/2017 at 10:50 AM, DiscothequeDave said:

Tame Impala / LCD Soundsystem / The National.

Tame Impala just announced for Mad Cool

I might have my first ever complete correct headliner prediction!

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1 hour ago, DiscothequeDave said:

Tame Impala just announced for Mad Cool

I might have my first ever complete correct headliner prediction!

Don't jinx it!

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that would be massive for this fest. looks like they're growing each year and they can become better than lowlands

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They're just guessing lol

15/12 Triggerfinger -> Wrong
08/12 Arsenal -> Wrong
24/11 LCD Soundsystem -> Wrong

Only thing what was right was Gorillaz and you could see that announcement coming from a mile away.

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37 minutes ago, arcuse said:

They're just guessing lol

15/12 Triggerfinger -> Wrong
08/12 Arsenal -> Wrong
24/11 LCD Soundsystem -> Wrong

Only thing what was right was Gorillaz and you could see that announcement coming from a mile away.

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Thanks for the clarification. ;)

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2 hours ago, neacaisa said:

that would be massive for this fest. looks like they're growing each year and they can become better than lowlands

Arctics have already headlined it 

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25 minutes ago, the wonderwhy said:

Arctics have already headlined it 

That was before being catapulted to worldwide headline status though. Having Arctics headlining a festival of this capacity (with Pinkpop and Lowlands being contenders) is at least on par with the Radiohead booking last year.

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1 hour ago, Dietediet said:

That was before being catapulted to worldwide headline status though. Having Arctics headlining a festival of this capacity (with Pinkpop and Lowlands being contenders) is at least on par with the Radiohead booking last year.

In 2014? They haven't grown significantly since then- they've been away for most of that time! 

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I hope if AM are there I hope they announce it soon so I can start trying to convince friends to come with me!

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6 hours ago, the wonderwhy said:

In 2014? They haven't grown significantly since then- they've been away for most of that time! 

I think bands grow while they're away more often than they grow during active periods. Just a hunch tho rather than a tested theory.

Anyway, there does seem to be an extra layer of excitement for Arctic Monkeys this time. Seems like everyone's fucking mad about them now with the amount people that are hoping they play the festival they're off to, and those people have probably already been bored shitless by their typical festival set before. This evening alone they've been compared to Radiohead for this and Daft Punk for Primavera, and I wouldn't have ever though Arctic Monkeys would be held in such high regard at either festival. Genuinely seem like the biggest band in the world.

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10 hours ago, dentalplan said:

I think bands grow while they're away more often than they grow during active periods. Just a hunch tho rather than a tested theory.

Anyway, there does seem to be an extra layer of excitement for Arctic Monkeys this time. Seems like everyone's fucking mad about them now with the amount people that are hoping they play the festival they're off to, and those people have probably already been bored shitless by their typical festival set before. This evening alone they've been compared to Radiohead for this and Daft Punk for Primavera, and I wouldn't have ever though Arctic Monkeys would be held in such high regard at either festival. Genuinely seem like the biggest band in the world.

Seen AM several times on festivals and I've been underwhelmed each time. Last time (2014 at Roskilde) was better, but still not amazing, so I do not get the hype either. They have a shitload of great songs, but do not seem to be able to translate into a truly amazing liveshow for some reason. I doubt I'll go see it next time I get a chance at a festival.

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3 hours ago, jonathansoegaard said:

Seen AM several times on festivals and I've been underwhelmed each time. Last time (2014 at Roskilde) was better, but still not amazing, so I do not get the hype either. They have a shitload of great songs, but do not seem to be able to translate into a truly amazing liveshow for some reason. I doubt I'll go see it next time I get a chance at a festival.

The lead singer is an arrogant twat, that's the reason.

Seen em twice. Once at Old Trafford which is probably the worst gig I've ever been to (rough crowd and terrible organisation didn't help) and at Pukkelpop 2009 where they just couldn't be arsed, and it showed.

I'm not in a hurry to see them again.

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6 hours ago, jonathansoegaard said:

Seen AM several times on festivals and I've been underwhelmed each time. Last time (2014 at Roskilde) was better, but still not amazing, so I do not get the hype either. They have a shitload of great songs, but do not seem to be able to translate into a truly amazing liveshow for some reason. I doubt I'll go see it next time I get a chance at a festival.

I wonder if they're the sort of band that are better suited smaller venues (or shorter sets), I was blown away seeing them at King Tuts and the Barrowlands, 

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19 hours ago, DiscothequeDave said:

The lead singer is an arrogant twat, that's the reason.

A-fucking-men. Finally someone who shares my opinion :D

Saw them a copule of years ago, their AM tour... Already missed the era of their good shows for 2-3 years. Alex standing mostly in one place for most of the show, doing his weird hip moves thinking about how much of a sex symbol for 14 year olds he is.

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11 minutes ago, clasher said:

A-fucking-men. Finally someone who shares my opinion :D

Saw them a copule of years ago, their AM tour... Already missed the era of their good shows for 2-3 years. Alex standing mostly in one place for most of the show, doing his weird hip moves thinking about how much of a sex symbol for 14 year olds he is.

I used to be a massive fan of them. Never gone off a band so quickly.

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Honestly wouldn't mind seeing them at Mad Cool next year, although I expect to be let down...

This BKS lineup - with Arctics or without - seems rather uninspired so far. just my opinion of course.

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2 hours ago, clasher said:

Honestly wouldn't mind seeing them at Mad Cool next year, although I expect to be let down...

This BKS lineup - with Arctics or without - seems rather uninspired so far. just my opinion of course.

I feel the same. A fan for years but never seen AM live. Comments from several threads lowered my expectations significantly. 

From the previous years I trust BKS with giving us an interesting undercard. A lot is yet to come of course, but hiphop isn't doing it for me.

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3 hours ago, clasher said:

Alex standing mostly in one place for most of the show, doing his weird hip moves thinking about how much of a sex symbol for 14 year olds he is.

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23 hours ago, DiscothequeDave said:

Seen em twice. Once at Old Trafford which is probably the worst gig I've ever been to (rough crowd and terrible organisation didn't help) and at Pukkelpop 2009 where they just couldn't be arsed, and it showed.

I'm not in a hurry to see them again.

 

Need to come and see them in Sheff! Their Leeds Fest performance in 2009 was a low point for me. But Sheffield a few years later when they did their own mini-fest day was amazing and Glasto 2013 was decent. 

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On a completely different matter but would anyone be able to direct me to any Dutch ticket swap / resale sites where I might be able to enquire about camper van tickets? Travelling from the UK and have a weekend ticket but camper van tickets are sold out. I was at BKS 2016 in my van and had no problem getting a camper van ticket several weeks after they went on sale. Has the size / popularity of the festival increased significantly over the last year or two? Radiohead's fault?! Thanks. 

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10 minutes ago, Claggy said:

On a completely different matter but would anyone be able to direct me to any Dutch ticket swap / resale sites where I might be able to enquire about camper van tickets? Travelling from the UK and have a weekend ticket but camper van tickets are sold out. I was at BKS 2016 in my van and had no problem getting a camper van ticket several weeks after they went on sale. Has the size / popularity of the festival increased significantly over the last year or two? Radiohead's fault?! Thanks. 

I think the best chances to get a ticket would be here:

https://www.ticketswap.nl/best-kept-secret-festival

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Thanks. I did try this site and you can only login through your  Facebook account and I don't have one. I will ask a friend to try logging in through their account and have a look. Thanks again. 

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