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Subsonic Music Festival is back for it’s 4th year at the glorious Riverwood Downs Mountain Valley Resort in Barrington Tops. We are positively thrilled to be bringing you this unique festival experience for another year, and we hope to see all of the usual suspects there, plus some new...

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This. The last thing I want to see at a festival is a kid. Get a sitter or don't bother at all. I hate this selfish, entitled way of thinking where we all have to adjust to a life decision you parents made. Fuck off.

Yeah definitely an overinflated sense of self-importance.
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was i drunk at the time?

You may have been.
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So how many of these up tight people who are saying that subsonic is no place for a child have actually been to the festival?
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Yea I was also wondering that.
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The only time I saw the festival offensively loose was when I wandered over to the market stage at 6am one morning. Woowwee. I'm pretty sure I entered the 5th dimension.
...what does that even mean?!
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Other than that, I think it all seemed pretty chilled.
...what does that even mean?!
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The only time I saw the festival offensively loose was when I wandered over to the market stage at 6am one morning. Woowwee. I'm pretty sure I entered the 5th dimension.

Sorry, I misplaced my pants that morning.


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I just remember queuing to get into a portaloo behind a young family and the kid running out crying and refusing to go back in.... I switched to a different line. God knows what was in there
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I just remember queuing to get into a portaloo behind a young family and the kid running out crying and refusing to go back in.... I switched to a different line. God knows what was in there

Must have been the brostep stage

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It was about 10 pm Saturday night too. Piss the bed or have nightmares about the toilet. Your choice kiddo
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Did any of you go down the night before last year (Thursday).. ?
If so, was there many others that did it?
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Some of my mates did, they said it was good. You would get the pick of the camp sites, a day to adjust and be able to relax the next day while everyone else is rushing to set their tents up.

Not sure how many there were, but judging by their campsite I would say a few as they were a little way back.
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^ also based on the EPIC traffic jam that happened friday night i'm consiudering that day before thing this year too. Note that isn't a whinge re traffice jam, it's inevitable just i'd rather like not to get stuck int he bottle neck again myself.

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^ also based on the EPIC traffic jam that happened friday night i'm consiudering that day before thing this year too. Note that isn't a whinge re traffice jam, it's inevitable just i'd rather like not to get stuck int he bottle neck again myself.

Apparently it's because a lot of door sales happened, which is fairly unexpected for that kind of gig.
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Jesus. Came in here to have a read of what I hoped would be hype, and it's bitching about whether children should be allowed.

FFS people, chill.

Saw kids last year (with earmuffs) and must say while a bit startling at first, their parents clearly had the situation well and truly under control. In fact, sitting in that big fuck off tent on the Sunday morning listening to the epic sunrise set while little kids bopped around, one of the highlights of the weekend. Like I said back then, if you could bottle the emotion in that room and supply it to everyone, the world would be a better place. That applies to Subsonic generally; such a good vibe.

For those of you that have a problem with it because it somehow may impinge on your ability to get totally loose and reckless as fuck, well im sure there are some people that preferred that you didn't do that either.

End game, it's up to the individual. The only thing anyone should ask of you is that show some respect to the people around you, regardless of their size, age, or state of mind.

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Good post.
to continue on from your favourite highlight; mine was sitting on the giant log on the left of the mainstage for hours on the Friday night watching the world go by. I made dozens of great acquaintances who popped up to say hello and have a chat before hitting the dancefloor again.

I miss my log
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Ah yes, the log. Heard plenty of good things about said log.
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the kid running out crying and refusing to go back in....
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Too early to start getting shit for subsonic? Nah

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For those of you that have a problem with it because it somehow may impinge on your ability to get totally loose and reckless as fuck, well im sure there are some people that preferred that you didn't do that either.

Here's me thinking there was a "rape tent" with blokes pissing in each others mouths, a bloke with his pants around his ankles mumbling "conundrum" to a tent and multiple people declaring it a space cadet convention. Sorry I must have the wrong festival.
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^I've seen much more twisted shit than that on Oxford st.

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Here's me thinking there was a "rape tent" with blokes pissing in each others mouths, a bloke with his pants around his ankles mumbling "conundrum" to a tent and multiple people declaring it a space cadet convention. Sorry I must have the wrong festival.

Just to clarify, have you been to said festival?
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Eclipse first act announcements out today. Yes, it looks just like every rainbow for the past 5 years, but plenty of artists to choose from for the SS crew...


http://www.eclipse2012.com/act_announcements
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Eclipse first act announcements out today. Yes, it looks just like every rainbow for the past 5 years, but plenty of artists to choose from for the SS crew...


http://www.eclipse2012.com/act_announcements

Exactly what I thought when I saw it...
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I think I might make the pilgrimage down for this...
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Brand new mix from Nadja Lind on the Subsonic podcast.....

http://subsonicmusic.podomatic.com/

All the tracks are produced by herself and Klartraum

She definately gets my vote for playing at the festival in 2012
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I am surprised nobody is mentioning "Flowjob"....
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I am surprised nobody is mentioning "Flowjob"....

One of my favorite artists, but not really in line with this festival? He's a progressive psy act.
The last album experimented slightly more downtempo in a sound that would've suited but he's said he's going back to the rolling basslines and keeping Flowjob as a prog trance act in future. (He's still doing the deeper stuff under a new alias to be called "No Job").

Am hoping he's out for the Eclipse Festival in November given it's meant to have a shitload of Iboga acts.
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Had tickets to go last year but ended up having to bail at the last minute. Very disappointed. Won't be making the same mistake this year. Wouldn't mind seeing any of these:

Ulrich Schnauss
Jon Hopkins
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Fuck I want to see Rhombus live, I can just tell from their tracks it would be killer..





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Had tickets to go last year but ended up having to bail at the last minute. Very disappointed. Won't be making the same mistake this year. Wouldn't mind seeing any of these:

Ulrich Schnauss
Jon Hopkins
Bjørn Torske
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Had tickets to go last year but ended up having to bail at the last minute. Very disappointed. Won't be making the same mistake this year. Wouldn't mind seeing any of these:

Ulrich Schnauss
Jon Hopkins
Bjørn Torske
BNJMN
Lawrence
Sven Weissman
Saschienne

Ulrich Schnauss or Jon Hopkins would be fuckin cool.
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yeah I know flowjob is progressive psy thats y i want them to play @ subsonic... well Perfect stranger played there last year... how would ya descrip their style ... btw it be sweet to c perfect stranger again this year..

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One of my favorite artists, but not really in line with this festival? He's a progressive psy act.
The last album experimented slightly more downtempo in a sound that would've suited but he's said he's going back to the rolling basslines and keeping Flowjob as a prog trance act in future. (He's still doing the deeper stuff under a new alias to be called "No Job").

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Listening to tracks from Microtrauma tonight and can't help but think these guys would be perfect for Subsonic...
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Listening to tracks from Microtrauma tonight and can't help but think these guys would be perfect for Subsonic...

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So I bought my tickets like a month ago.. how long until they are supposed to be delivered?
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So I bought my tickets like a month ago.. how long until they are supposed to be delivered?

Not for quite some time - I'm sure it was written/explained on their site somewhere.
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Fair enough, don't know why I expected tickets to be made already anyway..

Didn't see anything on the website other than "put money here".
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Fair enough, don't know why I expected tickets to be made already anyway..

Didn't see anything on the website other than "put money here".

That works? Hmm, I must use this technique for evil, monetary gain methinks

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Not exactly sure if it would suit the festival, but listening to anjunadeep04 would love to see James grant, jaytech or even Vincenzo get a set. Would be grand down at the river stage.
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So how does Subsonic compare to Strawberry Fields, if anyone goes to both
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