Monthly Archives: September 2009

Hardcore Rappers Onyx Hatin’ on Blakroc (The Black Keys and Damon Dash’s New Project)

If you aint’ gettin’ hated on you ain’t doing a enough good job. I guess The Black Keys and Damon Dash, along with everyone collaborating on the Blakroc project must be doing a pretty damn good job! The hatorade is already going down fast. Yesterday, Patrick Carney, the amazing drummer of The Black Keys tweeted […]

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What’s Going On This Weekend LA?

Fall may be upon us, but the sun never stops shining in So Cal. It’s a great weekend for some outdoor action. One of skateboarding’s funnest contests is this weekend, the Vans Downtown Showdown. But before that, check out the wild ridonkulous action at the Red Bull Soapbox Races! As always, a shit load of […]

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“Summer of Fear” by Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson

Brooklyn’s emotive indie crooner, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson (MBAR) made quite the impression last summer with his self-titled debut album. With members of Grizzly Bear and TV On The Radio’s, Kyp Malone assisting in the creation, they’ve once again come through to lend their skills to his second studio album, “Summer of Fear.” Moving from […]

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“Yo Gabba Gabba! Music Is Awesome!” Cool Music, For Cool Kids.

Want cool music for your kiddies? And no I’m not talking about Karen O’s “All is Love” for “Where The Wild Things Are.” Although I absolutely adore that song. When I first got the press release and album advance for “Yo Gabba Gabba! Music Is Awesome!” I automatically thought it had something to do with […]

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Fool’s Gold Release Official “Surprise Hotel Video”

LA’s Fool’s Gold has come out with their official video to their amazingly awesome song, “Surprise Hotel.” It’s wet n’ wild and looks like heaps of fun! Especially for the old cheesy farts frolicking in the video with bikini clad babes. [youtube= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0wPNow3ymc] Their vibrant dance anthem “Surprise Hotel” is almost five minutes of sheer […]

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2009 Vans Downtown Showdown!

It’s that time of year again, for one of the funnest and most creative skateboarding contests around! The Vans Downtown Showdown is gearing up for another D.I.Y night of shreddful destruction at the world-famous Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. Featuring: Girl, Toy Machine, Creature, Black Label, Sk8mafia, Blind, Flip, Zoo York, and Foundation, witness all […]

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Transworld SKATEboarding's Eric Stricker R.I.P.

Wow, this is truly sad news. I’m a bit in shock. May Eric Stricker rest in peace. That guy was truly awesome and always a fun, and more than nice person to be around. My thoughts go out to his lovely wife, family, friends and the TWS family. From TransworldSKATEboarding.com “Today we bring you the […]

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The Sway Machinery at The Sanctuary at Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco

Jewish, cantorial and inde rock? What the fuck … that just doesn’t sound right. Well apparently is sounded amazing this past Saturday, Sept. 19 when The Sway Machinery performed at The Sanctuary at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. Featuring Members of Balkan Beat Box, Arcade Fire and Beirut, it was a powerful night of music. […]

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The Dodos at Amoeba Music San Francisco

Looks like The Dodos made time on their busy tour schedule to hit up Amoeba Music in San Francisco. No surprise there, considering they hail from this historic city quickly rising as a spawning ground for indie rock. In support of their new album “Time To Die,” The Dodos played a killer show this past […]

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Bobby Birdman Preps New Album, “New Moods”

Now this is some shit I can get down to. But wait, who the fuck is  Bobby Birdman? I’m not familiar with this guy and I hoped he cleared his moniker with Tony Hawk or that one rapper dude, but damn he’s got quite the alluring vocals. Drawn like hot buttah over a phat lobster […]

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