Monthly Archives: September 2008

It's a Roky Erickson Halloween Again

For all of you that weren’t fortunate enough to catch Roky Erickson last Halloween, the psychedelic rock pioneer will be ghouling all out again this October. Touring with Texas’ very own The Black Angels, a pretty groovy band on the rise, Roky is currently in the studio with these boys. Lucky for them, they’ll be […]

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Bob Gruen's "Rockers"

You’ve heard about him in almost every legit rock n’ roll documentary or book. This man is one of the best photographers out there that captured a definitive time in rock n’ roll and punk, allowing us all to understand and admire. Too bad there’s such a few amount of musicians today with that revolutionary […]

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Thrash on Your iphone With Touch Grind

The iphone is one crazy fuckin device, with far too many capabilites, it’s almost creepy. Yet another way to waste valuable time: play a sweet skateboarding game on you iphone. Sweden’s Illusion Labs brings you Touch Grind. The game is unique in which finger gestures are used for control, similar to the motion of the […]

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Kings of Leon – Only by the Night

I remember my girls and I used to chill with a fun group of guys a few years back in my wild San Diego days. Whenever we chilled with them, it was always a circus. They were unique and quite the tastemakers. I recall them sporting their moustaches and grizzly beards way back when it […]

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Peep Pierre André Senizergues' Diggs

He’s basically the most well-known French important in the skateboarding industry, CEO and founder of etnies along with all the other goodies coming from the Sole Tech family. Check out the article the LA Times (Home and Garden) wrote and shot on this cool cat, Pierre. From living in a “Ford Econoline van” to the […]

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New York Magazine's 40th Anniversary

Check out the good tunes being blasted at New York magazine’s 40th anniversary! For their over-the-hill celebration they have two great bands you’re not gonna wanna miss, so if you’re in the NYC or can make it, I’d check this shit out: The National and Grizzly Bear (if you like Grizzly Bear or TV On […]

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In Memory of Van Wastell

His memory lives on. Check out the sweet footy Deluxe has put out of a past Krooked kronicles Premier Tour. As always lots of sick shredding, funny hijinks and of course, the man who’s life is being celebrated, Van Wastell. Good stuff, peep it now!

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The Last Shadow Puppets

Retro, seductive, smooth, melodic, hip, flowy, sensual…. I could conjure up plenty more adjectives to describe for this record but I’ll refrain: The Last Shadow Puppets. For anyone whose familiar with the fantastic foppish foursome The Arctic Monkeys (if you’re not for christ’s sake get the hell outta the cave!), you’ll recognize instantly Alex Turner’s […]

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From Motorhead to Mexico

Well the drunk dirtballs sure came out for this show! Motorhead went off last Wednesday at the House of Blues, San Diego, proving through and through to be one of the best metal bands to grace this wretched world: Lemmy is God. He is one bad ass Brit, tight leggings and all. I was a […]

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Etnies GvR Goes Digital

Sole Tech just keeps getting bigger and better, spreading it’s seed through every outlet. The 5th annual etnies GvR (Goofy Vs Regular) has hooked up with EA (Electronic Arts) to make it’s video game debut. I wonder if their infamous after-party will be a part of the game: sex, alcohol and rock n roll! Read […]

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