Monthly Archives: August 2009

Sunset Junction 2009 is This Weekend!

You know, LA a really is the place to be—especially for MUSIC! In case you forgot, Sunset Junction is this weekend! Making it a total festival weekend with Sunset Junction and both Long Beach’s Busker Fest and Fidotrust Festival! Sunset Junction’s hot-on-the-heels of it’s 29th year and by far one of the best, most eccentric […]

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FREE Cold War Kids Show This Weekend in Long Beach!

Summer is the season for music festivals, both big and small there’s been a great set for us all. Want to see the Cold War Kids for FREE? As part of the SAM Summer Concert series, Busker Fest goes off this Friday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District. With […]

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Treasure Island Music Festival Night Shows

Going off at the Independent you won’t want to miss these killer Treasure Island Music Festival night shows! Get the party started the Thursday, Oct. 15, before the dance madness ensues with Pretty Lights and DJ Rootz. You can purchase $20 advance tickets or pay $22 day of the event. Close up your Treasure Island […]

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The Great éScape Tour!

Looks like éS is embarking on yet another sweet tour. Going Euro, check the team out in “The Great éScape Tour!” They’ll be shredding up the cities in the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and France. Featuring Bobby Worest, Rodrigo TX, Danny Garcia, Mike Anderson, Justin Eldridge, and Rick McCrank, check out the video below for tour […]

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"Weekend Pacifists" Art Exhibit Featuring Chris Pastras

“Weekend Pacifists”, opening August 22nd at Subliminal Projects, showcases five artists whose lives and works have crisscrossed the skateboarding and lowbrow art worlds throughout the better part of the ’90s and ’00s. Collectively, their art is dotted with both whimsy and sociopolitics, not exactly the voice of a generation but mabe justa voice of a […]

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“Temporary Pleasure” by Simian Mobile Disco – Album Review

Producing and remixing those luscious electro beats, English DJ duo, Simian Mobile Disco is back at it with their second studio album “Temporary Pleasure.” The new album is mellow on the instrumentals and heavy on the catchy vocals featuring an impressive set of vocal collaborations. Talk about an album filled with songs that stick to […]

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Original Stranglers Front Man Hugh Cornwell Releases New Album, “Hooverdam,” For FREE!

Hugh Cornwell is a man of the people. The original vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter for punk and new-wave legends The Stranglers, has made his new album, “Hooverdam,” available for free download to anyone and everyone… right now! The music is available worldwide from Hugh’s website www.hughcornwell.com, which can be viewed in twelve languages. Why […]

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BREAKFAST SHOW w/ Silk Flowers and High Places

Taking day drinking to the next level, with coffee and OJ that is (bring a flask?)! The party starts at 11a.m. at the The Breakfast Show on Sunday, August 23. Presented by FYF Fest and Eagle Rock Music Festival get ready for some cool experimental tunes and all-you-can-eat tasty vegan treats. PS-Make sure you take […]

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Miguel Migs Presents Get Salted Volume 2 – FREE MP3 Download

Groovalicious, sexy, sweet! Those are the three words that come to mind when I think of Miguel Migs’ new album “Get Salted Volume 2.” It’s been four years since Migs released the critically acclaimed Get Salted compilation on his own Salted Records. A lot’s happened since the landmark release – Migs wrote and recorded an […]

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Free Tickets to FYF Fest W/ Black Lips

Alright ya’ll, here’s your chance to score some pretty sweet tickets to one of LA’s hottest music festival, FYF Fest! CONTEST #1: SUMMER DAYZ ROAD TRIP Write a paragraph to FYF telling them why you want to get away. The best letter will receive the following: $300 For Gas $200 Cash 2 Nights at a […]

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