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  1. 7 hours ago, FLB said:

    Cineramageddon

    Wednesday - Guest DJ 20:30 - 21:45

    Thursday - Guest DJ 17:30 - 18:30

    Thursday - Guest DJ 20:00 - 21:00

    Thursday - Guest DJ 21:00 - 22:00

    Thursday - Guest DJ 23:40 - 00:40

    Friday - Guest DJ for Hostile 17:10 - 18:00

    Friday - Guest DJ 19:30 - 20:30

    Friday - Guest DJ 20:30 - 21:45

    Saturday - Guest DJ 18:30 - 19:00

    Saturday - Guest DJ 20:30 - 21:35

    Sunday - Guest DJ 20:30 - 21:30

    Here you goScreenshot_20220618-090755_Instagram.thumb.jpg.3232256e7dd2311253e98f364c730de5.jpg

  2. Good year for late nights it looks like.  No hot hot morning sun to force you awake and out of your tent, for us non-fresh/black types, so hopefully able to get recharged and make the most of our Glastonburys.

    But it could all change!

  3. 18 minutes ago, zeppelin said:

    Kikagaku Moyo are turning into one of my absolute must-sees. 

    First thing on could be tricky depending on how Friday night goes though... 

    Popped into my head that they'd be great later on at The Crows Nest.

    Really hope that happens now I've thought about it.

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  4. 2 minutes ago, Longdrop Bum Grapes said:

    I booked some tickets for mates in resale. The lead booker has had despatch email saying he’s getting 4 tickets?  Anyone know if that’s right as I’d expect all to be sent to individual’s addresses?

    1 transaction - 1 delivery fee - 1 delivery

  5. From the official site's West Holts page"

    "Bicep are bringing the most spectacular production we’ve ever hosted and will pull off a closing party to remember."

    It's gonna be the full beans.

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  6. As good a thread as any to mention that the official website's section for The Park was updated again at some point, and confirms Tricketts Bar will return at the top of the hill

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  7. Hooray!

    It's always a bit of a scare when an area as sacred to Glastonbury lovers as The Glade announces there's gonna be any kind of change.

    But that's part of what makes the festival continually so good, always the same, always different.

    Now then, just looking at the map, and the fact it seems the Spike no longer has acts of its own...

    Is the newly rebuilt Spike Bar actually going to be a balcony viewing area for the new position of Glade's main stage?? because I love the idea of that, and how it could meld with the Glade's atmosphere.

  8. So do we still reckon there's a chance of them coming up north on the weekend, or do busy schedules dictate otherwise? 

    They had to announce this show, with it being streamed etc, so that doesn't rule anything out.

    Think I'll head to Manc on Sunday anyway, a few heads, including two Doves, spinning vinyl on the roof of Yes from the afternoon.

  9. It seems to me that that article completely misunderstands what was actually being discussed.

    "Front-of-house drug testing" is what some other festivals have, a public-facing tent in which punters can come and make sure what they're holding is safe.

    Not, as the article kind of insinuates in the first paragraph, a vial of piss to be submitted and analysed before you can get your wristband!

    Interesting, though, that it is the festival that doesn't want a tent for The LOOP, or whoever, stationed somewhere. I always thought the council would be the ones resisting that..

    And also interesting that the festival's security guy thinks front-of-house testing doesn't work as a deterrent/makes things noticeably safer, in his experience.

  10. With talk about how smaller areas could be improved, I really don't think it'll be long until Pyramid mk.4(3? 5?) is built. A bigger one, able to accommodate larger production, larger screens.

    The current one is close to 25 years old after all.

  11. With Avalanches' latest album We Will Always Love You being a bit of deeper experience than Wildflower, it seems apt that they've gone back to more of a DJ set live show.

    And with them playing what I expect to be the sunset slot on the Park Saturday night, it could create a vibe like that of Jamie xx in 2015.  However, they can be hit and miss, so it's tempting to have Saturday be the night I hang out with a big group of friends at the Pyramid, and ensure a good spot for Macca.

    They usually never allow themselves to be filmed, so here's a rare chance to see what we could be in for from Coachella:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWN3p6gtBi4

    There's 20 minutes of footage if you go back to 6:52am, so back 6 and a half hours or so to catch it.

    Looks mint tbh.

  12. 5 minutes ago, Ddiamondd said:

    I'm not a huge fan of Lookout Kid as a single — it's a bit Starbucksy MOR for me on record, although mileage may vary — but from last night's evidence it carries beautifully on stage.

    This has confused me, sorry, has it been released?

  13. 3 hours ago, The60ftOctopus said:

    2. Confidence Man - TILT

    ConMan is April

    For me:
     

    1. Destroyer - Labyrinthitis
    2. Bodega - Broken Equipment
    3. Yumi Zouma - Present Tense

    Honourable Mention to Charlotte Adigery & Bolis Pupul - Topical Dancer

    Four great albums.

  14. 16 minutes ago, Dukeicon said:

    Interesting. Strange that the descriptions of both are exactly the same if they are different!

    After looking into it, even though they have nearly the same name, this Festival Apple Cider might be different to the Festival Apple Still Cider I've had.

    Would be weird if it had a distinctly un-Brothers taste though, so who knows.

  15. No, Brothers Festival Apple Cider is an existing product, that I enjoy. It is not the same as Malletts cider, which I tried in order to ensure their Glastonbury 2019 competition, (and all I won was this most t shirt) which I didn't enjoy.

     

    I had a couple of cartons of the Brothers stuff on the coach down, the last time I was at the festival in 2017. It looked more like a carton of juice than any kind of alcohol, so I know even a strict coach driver wouldn't notice.

     

    So yes, this is proper Brothers gorgeous sweet stuff.

     

    Edit: I say that. But what I had was their festival apple still cider.. You'd think it'd have the same basic taste thought right?

  16. 2 minutes ago, MaxPower said:

    Oh that’s concerning for me, could they be a headliner (and therefore against Kendrick?) they were 3rd down on West Holts in 2017 and had a fairly successful album since then. 

    Kendrick is Sunday.

    I'm expecting an Avalanches-Gallagher clash. I was looking forward to a nice Saturday evening settled in front of the Pyramid, but Avs are one of my big faves.

  17. I love how The Lightning II gradually gets faster as it goes on.

    They did the same thing on the best Album 1, Track 1 in music history, Tunnels, which is part of why you get the dopamine rush at the magic parts of the song.

    Of course, they're known for big tempo changes, like in Wake Up, but this is more subtle.

    (edit: I don't just mean The Lightning II is faster than The Lightning I either 😄 )

    Fun way to really drive home that forward motion feeling the song has.

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