Monthly Archives: September 2009

Austin’s Brazos Unveil Cover Art and Tracklisting For “Phosphorescent Blues”

Delivering vocals as sweet as sugar sprinkled over delicate rhythms and soothing melodies, Austin’s latest indie sensation, Brazos, are trotting their way to our hearts with their delicious sound. Brazos began as the solo recording project of songwriter Martin Crane, who debuted his smart, lyrical songs in late 2007 with the acclaimed EPs “Feeding Frenzy” […]

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Interview: Wolf & Cub’s Joel Byrne

Who chose the name Wolf & Cub? Why? Well it was the best of a bad bunch and it was the only one we could all agree on. I stole it from a Japanese comic book, and later a film series, called ‘Lone Wolf & Cub’. So I named my band after a comic book […]

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Skatebook – Mike Vallely Edition

I’ve seen my share of skaters come and go. I’ve heard the words, “I’ll never quit skating” countless times just to find out the person who said that has quit skating. What was it that brought them to the breaking point of just stopping? Was it girlfriends, serious injuries, “growing up” and getting a “real […]

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2009 Red Bull Soapbox Race!

You’ve seen the commercials, you’ve seen the flyers, but have you witnessed the ridonkulous action? No, well neither have I but I’ve heard nothing but goods about this crazy race of fun. Red Bull Soapbox Race is set to speed through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Forty-two teams are gearing up to race down […]

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Bridezilla at the Echo

After reviewing their EP, I already knew these lil Aussies barely out of high school were quite the talent. As for their live performance this past Thursday night at the Echo, well, uh … they were excellent. Front woman, Holiday Carmen-Sparks’ vocals are ever-so enchanting even more so when she’s standing less than three feet […]

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What’ Going on This Weekend LA?

A beautiful weekend ahead of us in Los Angeles, actually all of Cali for that matter. There’s lot of good shows going on this weekend! Too bad I won’t be attending any of them, although Bridezilla and Model/Actress at the Echo last night were top-notch! It’s wedding bells for me this weekend in one of […]

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METRIC OFFERS FREE REMIX OF "SICK MUSE" BY ADAM FREELAND ON HYPE MACHINE!‏

Adam Freeland has done a killer remix of Metric’s song “Sick Muse” from their album “Fantasies.” Metric partnered up with Hype Machine and are offering the song as a FREE download in the site’s first ever download promotion. Get the goods here!

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LA’s Silversun Pickups to Headline LA Weekly NEW Festival “LA 101”

Touring left and right, Silversun Pickups are set to headline LA Weekly’s debut festival, “LA 101” on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Joining Silversun will be the adorable Matt & Kim and Portland’s drone rockers, the Dandy Warhols. Tickets go on sale this Saturday at 1 p.m. via Live Nation. Get on it! […]

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FREE MGMT, Santigold and Silversun Pickups Shows as Part of KIA Soul Collective!

All you gotta do is test-drive a KIA Soul in order to get your FREE pair of concert tickets! How sweet is that? The KIA Soul Collective celebrates music, film, design, entrepreneur spirit and gaming. They’re coming to 10 cities this summer and fall and taking over for four days of free music, art and […]

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Jónsi & Alex Coloring Competition!

Yay! This kind of creative fun makes me feel like a kid again! Jónsi & Alex have just launched a fun coloring competition on their Web site jonsiandalex.com. Get out your pencils, crayons and brushes and color in an original drawing from Jónsi & Alex’s Coloring Book. Send in the colored-in picture and Jónsi & […]

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