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Nikki Lau to Smash a Giant Piñata Living Room at Medicine Agency

San Francisco’s Medicine Agency always delivers a pretty rockin’ selection of edgy and hip shows—shows for the more eclectic and bored of the same humdrum visuals.  This Friday, Nov. 20 you’re gonna wanna witness this destructively friendly event. Nikki Lau will be smashing a giant piñata living room at Medicine Agency. Whoever said piñatas were […]

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The Strange Boys Making Moves With New Label, Tour and Album

If you have yet to check out the Strange Boys, you best get on it. These guys are pretty rockin’ and are sittin’ pretty on my hot list. We recently caught them at FYF Fest where they brought out members of Mika Miko (Jenna) and Darker My Love out for a killer set. Set to […]

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Deer Tick Announces New iTunes Exclusive EP, “More Fuel For the Fire”

As the title would suggest, Deer Tick’s “More Fuel for the Fire” EP tops off an explosive 2009 for the band that released Rolling Stone’s “country-rock breakthrough of the year” nine months earlier. Taken mostly from a month-long recording session in upstate New York nicknamed “The Black Dirt Sessions”, “More Fuel for the Fire” features […]

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The Wierd Festival 2009

Wierd Records, Brooklyn and Killing Spree, Los Angeles Present: The Wierd Festival 2009!! Check it out LA, some cool rockin’, electro and industrial music comin’ your way at these uber hip, artsy fartsy events. Be sure to check out Blacklist and Martial Canterel on Saturday night! It all kicks off today! Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009! […]

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The Soft Pack to Release Debut Album in February 2010

I remember catching the guys back in my San Diego days when they were called The Muslims. Looks like the chaps have done exceedingly well as The Soft Pack, playing shows all across the globe and touring with both the Breeders and Franz Ferdinand. The Soft Pack will release their self-titled, debut album on Kemado […]

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A Heartbeat and a Guitar – Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears – Book Release Party Photos

Good vibes and good people! Looks like the book release party for “A Heartbeat and a Guitar – Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears,” was quite the extravaganza this past Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Make Out Room in San Francisco. With legendary rock photographer, Jim Marshall up in the mix, many of […]

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“If You Like To Skateboard, I Hope You Never Have Children”

UPDATE: Columnist Brad Pareso, explains himself and apologizes. “So to Geoff Schweigert, SkateDaily.net and anybody else who read this and though it was just another blatant stereotyping of skateboarding culture—it was, and that was the joke. If you took it as anything other than a stupid, ridiculous, un-researched and flat-out incorrect read, I’m sorry. In […]

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New Image Art Presents “14 Artists”

All you arts fartsy kids in LA should swing by the New Image Art Gallery this Friday, Nov. 6 for the “14 Artists” opening reception. Going off from 7 – 10 p.m. New Image Art has selected through a series of studio visits and correspondences, 14 young artists to come together culminating figurative style in […]

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Popstars and Cokeheads

San Francisco peeps! If the title alone gets you to go to the Medicine Agency’s next art show, “Popstars and Cokeheads,” I suggest you get that straw out of your nose cause it ain’t what you think! “Popstars and Cokeheads,” Greg Mike’s first solo show, features hand painted pieces, sculptures, tee shirts, accessories, prints and […]

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Meet Slayer at Hot Topic Hollywood & Highland! WTF?

Yep, you read the headline right! Apparently the always-fuckin-awesome shred-heads, Slayer will be making an appearance at Hot Topic at Hollywood & Highland. Hot Topic? What the fuck is up with that? Isn’t Hot Topic like emo-screamoville these days. Regardless, it’s SLAYER! Get on it! Beginning on 11/3, purchase the Slayer CD, “World Painted Blood,” […]

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What’s Going On For Halloween In LA? UPDATED!

Halloween, every man’s favorite holiday – the sluts come out at night! This is the one day of the year any girl can dress as they please with out being judged. With that said, what’s going on for Halloween LA? Here’s a list of cool events worthy of hitting up this Halloween. Have fun boys […]

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A Heartbeat and a Guitar – Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears

If you’re in the San Francisco area you best get your sweet ass down to this very awesome book release extravaganza for “A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears.” On Thursday, Nov. 5 (7pm) at the Make Out Room in San Francisco, D’Ambrosio and several outstanding Bay Area musicians […]

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Eulogies Kicks off West Coast Tour!

L.A. based melodic-pop rockers, Eulogies, have kicked off their West Coast tour. Delicate, yet explosive with emotion and heartfelt lyrics, Eulogies puts out music that is very beautiful to listen to and easy to fall in love with. The boys just released a four-song EP titled “Tempted To Do Nothing,” off Dangerbird and as well […]

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