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    Glastonbury 2017 is finally here!

    How's your prep going? Have you been before? Who are you looking forward to seeing?

    This thread will be live throughout Glasto, so get grooving and get posting! Tell us what you're up to and who you're loving at the festival.

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    As much as I'm not a fan of Glastonbury, some of the stages do look immense.

    Anyone looking for a great live show, go and see Dreadzone. Simply wonderful music, festival favourites.
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    (Original post by Tubbz)
    As much as I'm not a fan of Glastonbury, some of the stages do look immense.

    Anyone looking for a great live show, go and see Dreadzone. Simply wonderful music, festival favourites.
    It's my first time going actually! How come you're not a fan?

    Just Googled Dreadzone - it sounds really interesting! I might check them out.
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    (Original post by BlinkyBill)
    It's my first time going actually! How come you're not a fan?

    Just Googled Dreadzone - it sounds really interesting! I might check them out.
    The bigger the festival, the higher the proportion of d!ckheads.

    At smaller festivals (which make up most of the smaller stages at Glastonbury) you tend only to get people who want to enjoy themselves, rather than people who have gone along for the sake of telling people they're at Glastonbury.

    I find people at smaller festivals know how to conduct themselves better, you struggle to find idiots at small festivals, while they seem to be in abundance at larger festivals.

    As I say, can't speak from personal experience of Glastonbury itself, but I've always enjoyed smaller festivals compared to the massive corporate ones.
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    Gosh Elbow are good. :woohoo:
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    (Original post by Tubbz)
    The bigger the festival, the higher the proportion of d!ckheads.

    At smaller festivals (which make up most of the smaller stages at Glastonbury) you tend only to get people who want to enjoy themselves, rather than people who have gone along for the sake of telling people they're at Glastonbury.

    I find people at smaller festivals know how to conduct themselves better, you struggle to find idiots at small festivals, while they seem to be in abundance at larger festivals.

    As I say, can't speak from personal experience of Glastonbury itself, but I've always enjoyed smaller festivals compared to the massive corporate ones.
    Kind of agree with you here, I had a day ticket to a festival where Kooks were headlining and the crowd were awful people. Shoving each other, pouring drinks on each other and being aggressive. Smaller gigs are so much more enjoyable
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    Anyway WHO'S WATCHInG RADIOHEAD :love:


    Thom yorke is an absolute babe. Hope he does the lotus flower dance

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    (Original post by Bezoar)
    Anyway WHO'S WATCHInG RADIOHEAD :love:


    Thom yorke is an absolute babe. Hope he does the lotus flower dance

    They really are fantastic tonight, completely absorbed.
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    What happened to hippie counter culture? :'(
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    (Original post by Bezoar)
    Anyway WHO'S WATCHInG RADIOHEAD :love:


    Thom yorke is an absolute babe. Hope he does the lotus flower dance

    Screw that. It's all about dizzy rascal
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Screw that. It's all about dizzy rascal
    Get out.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    What happened to hippie counter culture? :'(
    It's all still here. It isn't televised though - the BBC crews never venture south of the railway line (except to the sanitised Park area).
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    They really are fantastic tonight, completely absorbed.
    Im absolutely buzzing that they're doing all the old stuff. ****ing love Radiohead this has made my revision so much better tonight
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    (Original post by Bezoar)
    Get out.
    I am out...in a field in Pilton watching lively music instead of radiohead.

    I saw radiohead headline glasto 20 years ago. They were naff live then (loved their albums but it's not music for sharing IMO) and there's 4-5 better options on the lineup tonight.

    Dizzy was absolutely amazing.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    It's all still here. It isn't televised though - the BBC crews never venture south of the railway line (except to the sanitised Park area).
    It got comodified by capitalism :yucky:
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    (Original post by PQ)
    I am out...in a field in Pilton watching lively music instead of radiohead.

    I saw radiohead headline glasto 20 years ago. They were naff live then (loved their albums but it's not music for sharing IMO) and there's 4-5 better options on the lineup tonight.

    Dizzy was absolutely amazing.
    Na get out I can feel the atmosphere from my tv screen! Don't get me wrong I love dizzee but if I had the choice I'd choose Radiohead every time
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    It got comodified by capitalism :yucky:
    An event which donates millions every year to Oxfam, Greenpeace and Wateraid, has a mainstage presence for CND and has nearly 1/3 of attendees gaining access through working?

    Trust me the hippies are still here.
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    (Original post by Bezoar)
    Na get out I can feel the atmosphere from my tv screen! Don't get me wrong I love dizzee but if I had the choice I'd choose Radiohead every time
    You can feel the atmosphere from your tv screen better than I can stood in the middle of the crowds :confused:
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    (Original post by PQ)
    You can feel the atmosphere from your tv screen better than I can stood in the middle of the crowds :confused:
    :lol: I didn't say that! just said I can feel the Radiohead atmosphere just from watching on tv and it looks amazing. Everyone has their own preferences for live music I guess haha
 
 
 
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