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  • dubvulture

    This is one of my biggest concert regrets. I got really good seats and scalped them.

    September 2010
  • Karatekick

    I bet this was epic.

    March 2009
  • JhonnyC323

    i agree with most of you that i also felt that "more" feeling at the end..but nonetheless it was thee best concert ive been to..and im a die hard fan as well..loved every min of it

    March 2009
  • thispastweek

    im still really surprised they didnt play beauties can die, it seemed like an obvious choice

    March 2009
  • PopMonster

    I have mixed feelings about this show. M83 is one of my favorite bands (my #3, in fact), so naturally I was so excited to hear that Anthony would be playing a collaboration with the LA Phil. The show in it's entirety felt short, and subsequently left me wanting more. The "more" I desired was M83. He had a good, albeit brief, solo performance in the first half, which was followed by a powerful, strings-only orchestral piece. The last quarter of the show saw the only time when M83 and the Phil played together, and it was amazing. What I thought was most amazing was the live performance of M83's remix of Bloc Party's Pioneers (which happens to be my most scrobbled song). However, the performance of that song (as well as the few others I recognized) seemed severely lackluster in comparison to the recording, despite the additional live chorus. All be told, I left the theater happy about the uncommon concert experience, but also, I expected more from M83.

    March 2009
  • grifftastic

    Missed opportunity to do something really special. I found most of it tedious.

    March 2009
  • vntnslcno

    i was impressed the bloc party remix made it for me i really enjoyed the whole thing. the solo section the phil section and the combination at the end. id like to know what the set was in the beginning im trying to find some songs that he played and i cant find them in my library. i am not a die hard fan but i will deff try to see him again when he is back in LA.

    March 2009
  • njosnavelinx

    I'm kind of surprised people didn't enjoy the show. I thought it was great, even though the couple next to me were obnoxious during the L.A. Phil's solo portion, mimicking the conductor and whispering and giggling the whole time. Have you never been to an orchestra performance? And the multiple boys I saw at the show in jeans, t-shirts and trucker hats definitely irritated me as well. But when it came to the music, I thought it was great! I'm not a diehard M83 fan and I went just as much to see the L.A. Phil has I did them, though, so perhaps if I were a long-time, diehard fan I would've had more invested. As it was though, I really enjoyed myself and thought the individual sets and the group set were all really lovely and moving.

    March 2009
  • IMADEUS

    After seeing M83 put on one of the best performances of last year at the Fonda, I was convinced playing with the LA Philharmonic was going to be another highlight. Unfortunately it only made Gonzales look like a hack with a midi controller and a laptop. While it wasn't total disappointment, it was hardly the show I expected. La Mer was definitely the highlight of the evening for me.

    March 2009
  • Hamed888

    Peter Cheng, I believe the female singer was Morgan Kibby. I thought the show overall was underwhelming. The opening set was good, I'd never heard those songs before and they were awesome! Does anyone know what that was? The closing set was disappointing. The choir needed like 50 more people. I thought playing with the LA Phil would make M83 sound even more epic than they already are. Instead, they somehow managed to sound small and weak.

    March 2009
  • Riffraffselbow

    Was cool. Never seen them before, not really my type of music. Some of the people in the audience were real assholes; D54-56 ORCW, I'm calling you out. Taking pictures is one thing, take pictures every 20 seconds, with the "beep-beep" noise enabled is lame, some people were trying to enjoy the concert. Over all, however, people were more respectful than I expected. Concert was great. First set (M83 solo) was not my cup of tea, but I'm sure you M83 fans enjoyed it. First arrangement by Phil was... different. Almost like trance/techno. La Mer was nice, as always. Final set was the main attraction, IMO. First song in final set was decent, 2nd (the one with the intro and outro monologue) was... okay. 3rd song sucked, but the 4th was good and the final song more than made up for any shortcomings in the rest of the concert. Ahhhh, ahhhh, ahhhh, ahhhh, folks!

    March 2009
  • LunaMax4

    Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!

    March 2009
  • XocXkillsX

    At last the day has arrived see you guys there:)....now i'm counting down to Mogwai in May!!

    March 2009
  • ikillz0mbies

    who ever is going to this, you are all very lucky! have a good time!

    March 2009
  • lascivit

    btw, the third act will not include songs from the current album :dies:

    March 2009
  • lascivit

    there is going to be 3 acts! first act consists of Anthony Gonzalez. the phil will take over the second playing Debussy's La Mer. the third act will be both Anthony and the phil. I NEED TICKETS!!!

    March 2009
  • danesoto

    isn't it plausible that their solo set will feature a lot of material from saturdays=youth? at least that's what I hope.

    March 2009
  • slicknog

    Yupp! I'm there. Kinda want more "Saturdays = Youth" but oh well, still gonna be sick: http://www.wreckthetapedeck.com/2009/m83-this-saturday-the-philharmonic/

    March 2009
  • NIMANGOS

    SO excited!

    March 2009
  • lovesmesumcake

    @birdonawire: I'm really glad. I feel like the tracks off of M83 and Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts would sound far better with an orchestra than the S=Y songs would. Still I hope they play a lot of Before The Dawn Heals Us songs...

    March 2009
  • thispastweek

    my dream has come true, they're going to play lower your eyelids with a freakin orchestra

    March 2009
  • englishinvader

    I wish I could see this, sounds amazing. I hope for a live recording to be put out there somewhere so I can get a taste.

    February 2009
  • wernamhogg

    my tickets for this are under lock and key in my wifes underwear....

    February 2009
  • dubvulture

    had to sell my tickets. they were really good seats too. =(

    February 2009
  • lovesmesumcake

    I was lucky enough to see them at the Fonda. SO. EFFING. INCREDIBLE.

    February 2009
  • licoricepizza

    They played a sold out show @ the Fonda, which is small, this past November. And before that, the Echoplex, which is tiny. Am really happy for them. Each time they get a larger fanbase (it looks like) and bigger venues, much to their credit and that amazing new record.

    February 2009
  • Hamed888

    See you all there!

    February 2009
  • chelsea_spohn

    waaah i wanango

    February 2009
  • P3L1CAN

    Was lucky enough to get tickets for this...it's going to be awesome. The LA Philharmonic with big synth sounds...I saw them play with the Decemberists at the Hollywood Bowl and it was amazing.

    February 2009
  • thispastweek

    the new album did bring them a huge new fanbase in america though

    February 2009
  • Jimmert

    well I went to see them in amsterdam in the paradiso (fits about 1000 people) and there were 200 people there. max. those who are going to this: have a blast. looking forward to the DVD.

    February 2009
  • Jimmert

    I had no idea m83 was so huge in america. or is it just a small venue?

    February 2009
  • NoClueWhoYouAre

    i absolutely cannot believe I can't get tickets for this. My heart is officially broken. ughhhhhhhhhhhhh

    February 2009
  • greenplastic875

    Fuck me. I should have bought tickets when I had the opportunity to do so.

    February 2009
  • brockbrock

    ATTENDING. I can't believe this is happening to me.

    February 2009
  • rockacello

    I can't believe it sold out either and I've lost 2 ebay auctions to assholes. oh well... live cd perhaps?? please??

    February 2009
  • HexInfinity

    Wow. Never expected it to be sold out.

    February 2009
  • milkcowmani

    Live DVD for less fortunate. Plz kthanx. ;D

    February 2009
  • dubvulture

    damn, the ebay prices are ridiculous

    January 2009
  • katieevans

    how the fuck i s tht posible!!!?!?! it cant be sold out.. oh my god julius nd i have to go this isnt fair.....

    January 2009
  • katieevans

    why cant i get tickets. :(

    January 2009
  • XocXkillsX

    Just got my tickets!

    January 2009
  • njosnavelinx

    I bought my tickets at exactly 10am this morning and they were still some of the worst seats in the house.... I can't believe all the good seats sold out during presale. I would've assumed they would've allocated some tickets for the general sale. Dammit. :( Oh well, at least I'm going.

    January 2009
  • ikillz0mbies

    i just found out about this today.....

    January 2009
  • njosnavelinx

    Darn, all the seats better than terrace-level allotted for the presale are gone already.... I guess I'll just take my chances on Friday!

    January 2009
  • JhonnyC323

    got mine!!

    January 2009
  • hijosu

    presale password is "digital shades"

    January 2009
  • dubvulture

    got my tix! the seating chart on laphil.com is so snazzy.

    January 2009
  • thispastweek

    Digital Shades

    January 2009
  • IamAWLsome

    neeed presale password!

    January 2009