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SUBTLETY : AUDACITY – A Mixed-media Art Exhibition Featuring 5 Local Artists And DJ Pandemonium [14 Sep 2011|07:26pm]


SUBTLETY : AUDACITY presents a “one night only” mixed-media art installation featuring five local artists, one DJ and a magician. Works by David Bianchi, Chris Brown, John Dewey, Aerick Eisenstein, and Ed Schofield will be on display throughout the new JET Studios complex (5126-30 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91601) in Los Angeles’ NOHO Arts district. The cross-platform art exhibit will be held on Saturday, September 17 from 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM. The event is free and open to the public!
SUBTLETY : AUDACITY challenges the boundaries of what is to be expected with a traditional "art exhibition" and is intending to create a new space for cultural development. The individuals involved all come from very different educations, backgrounds, and disciplines, but are uniting to bring the community a night to remember.
SUBTLETY : AUDACITY, primarily a painting show, the work on view attempts to bridge and blend gaps between direct and mediated experience. SUBTLETY : AUDACITY will infuse live installations, short films, spoken word, live music, magic, atmospheric electronica, dance and eclectic food and beverage to highlight the curation. While disparate in nature, the event will unite these elements in a fluid and exciting manner. Guests’ assumptions of "how to view an artwork" will be challenged with unexpected and pleasant surprises.
Check out the promo video on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1hxSnwtTZY.

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D'Manti To Hold Exclusive "Tonight" CD Release Party In West Hollywood [12 Aug 2011|10:53am]


WHAT: In celebration of her breakout U.S. single release for “Tonight,” D’Manti is hosting a private, invitation only CD Release Party in conjunction with NEXT MUSIC GROUP on Monday, August 15 in West Hollywood, Calif. The exclusive CD release party will feature a LIVE performance from D’Manti choreographed by artistic director Doriana Sanchez (Cher, Christina Aguilera). Guests will also enjoy complimentary Champaign and plentiful hors d'oeuvres.
WHO: D’Manti (Singer, Actress, Model), Raquel Redd (MC/Host), Doriana Sanchez (Choreographer, Artistic Director), Bob Kechter (Owner of NEXT Music Group), Los Angeles VIP DJs and many more
Monday, August 15, 2011
Micky’s Nightclub – VIP Lounge (Upstairs)
8857 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
For more information visit:

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Tomorrow (TUE) at GOOD HURT (LA) from Baltimore, MD...it's RED THIS EVER [20 Jul 2009|10:57pm]

Baltimore Synthpop Stars RED THIS EVER performs LIVE at THE GOOD HURT CLUB (12249 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA). On Tour Now in support of their latest release "SELFLESS" available on Itunes, Amazon, A Different Drum, Napster, local record stores and more!

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MTV CASTING - True Life [20 Jul 2009|12:47pm]


MTV is casting right now for the documentary series True Life. We are looking for young people 18-26 who are clashing with their parents. Whether they don't approve of your lifestyle, career choice, significant other, or any other equally compelling conflict we want to hear from you.

Email Parents@mtvnmix.com with your name, age, location, phone number, recent photo of yourself and how you are clashing with your parents.
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New video from The Myriad Form !! [29 Jun 2009|09:16am]

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[20 Feb 2009|10:32am]

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Mumiy Troll comes to America 2009 - Greetings! [14 Jan 2009|11:13pm]


Tour schedule: Collapse )
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plastic snow release party [07 Dec 2008|09:30pm]



What? Don't have your copy yet? Get it here.
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Help! [26 Nov 2008|01:25pm]


My band is in the second round of a contest that could potentially win us a cool record deal; if we can stay in the top 3 by the end of Dec. 5th, we fly to New York city to compete against the other top bands! If you could please take a moment of time to help us out by voting at the website below, I would greatly appreciate it!:


My band Silver Needle is a finalist in a Sirius Radio Contest on Little Steven's Underground Garage Channel -

Please lend your support & vote for us to go to the finals in NYC!



(apologies if this feels a bit spammy, but we really feel we have a chance to win this one!)
(they don't spam, but if you don't want to use your own e-mail you can use a website such as mailinator.com)


Thank you!

p.s.: If you want to hear the music you are voting for, stream it here:
or (if you are an imeem.com user) here:
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wouldbehipster.com presents: plastic snow [01 Nov 2008|11:37am]


After months secret toil and amassing a team of people far more talented than we'll ever be, Confessions of a Would-Be Hipster is proud to announce our holiday album Plastic Snow is out today.

Ten dollars gets you sixteen of our favorite LA-based bands, plus the satisfaction of knowing all the proceeds from your early Christmas gift to yourself go to Midnight Mission.

Featuring: The Breakups, Carmen Rizzo, The Dandelion Council, Earlimart, Fol Chen, Great Northern, The Hectors, I Make This Sound, Let’s Go Sailing, Letting Up Despite Great Faults, The Monolators, Pierre de Reeder (of Rilo Kiley), Princeton, Sara Lov & Dustin O'Halloran, The Sweet Hurt

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Cool Halloween show tonight! FREE BEER!!! [24 Oct 2008|06:16pm]

[ mood | chipper ]

21 & up
$5.00 cover

Stay for the midnight set of ACTION 45


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After hours party in downtown LA-tonight! [26 Sep 2008|08:21pm]

[ mood | chipper ]

Booze served all nite 'til 4AM!!

Hot~Hip~Downtown Underground Party

****JUST ADDED****
That's right...one of the hottest bands out there, Ra Ra Riot, will be guest DJing tonight @ Downtown 81!
1/2 price guest list: RSVP to: rsvpdowntown81@gmail.com
**2-for-1 Dewars & Coke $7 Drink Special All Night Long!!**
Performing Live:
- Paulie
- Rocco Miranda
- Joe Dutra
$8 at the door / 21+ / 10PM - 4AM
New amazing location! Plenty of street parking.

Silver Factory Studios
915 Mateo St. (south of 7th St.
Downtown LA, 90021

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[25 Sep 2008|02:54pm]

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October 1 & 2 Come out and see Ben KWeller!! [23 Sep 2008|11:00pm]


Come out and support an awesome musician

live @ The Glasshouse pomona
and @ The TROUBADOUR hollywood

"I just recorded this album called Changing Horses.

 my whole childhood was spent playing in creeks, bass fishing, shooting BB guns, thinking about girls and listening to Garth. After the Beatles and before Nirvana, country music was the soundtrack to my life. That music shaped who I am. My albums which tend to be diverse, usually have one or two cuts on them that are rootsy-americana-folkie-whatever-the-fuck ya wanna call it. This album just focuses in on that one side of me. the stories are all over the place."

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My Ebay Store! [16 Sep 2008|05:10pm]

Rock Stars & Superheroes!!

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Trying to help out my friends in Orange. This was posted directly from Joe Dexter. [06 May 2008|05:28pm]

Orang​e needs​ a new LEAD guita​rist
Hey Radic​als,​

After​ 7 years​ of worki​ng toget​her Jack Bergl​und has decid​ed to leave​ Orang​e.​ This was a desis​ion that was as big of a supri​se to you as it was to us. He didnt​ leave​ on bad terms​ but it was just time for us to go our seper​ate ways.​ Jack,​ Mike and I start​ed the band back when we were only 13 years​ old so being​ the only origi​nal membe​r left I must admit​ I do feel quite​ sad. But life goes on but most impor​tantl​y so does Orang​e.​ So with this being​ said.​.​.

we need a new lead guita​r playe​r!​!​!​!​

If you think​ you have the chops​ and wanna​ join Orang​e then pleas​e don'​t feel shy to send us an email​ so we can set up a date for you to come play with us. We prefe​re if you have mater​ial that we can liste​n to of you playi​ng on somet​hing but if you don'​t its no big deal.​ We will be playi​ng the 3 rocki​n'​ song on our myspa​ce toget​her so just learn​ those​ befor​e you come down to audit​ion.

*​*​*​pleas​e don'​t audit​ion if your not into what we do (​i.​e.

Ranci​d,​ Green​ day, Blink​ 182) we don'​t want the same thing​ to happe​n again​*​*​*​

The only requi​rment​s are that you are 18+ and can actua​lly play lead guita​r

So even if you dont play but you know someo​ne who does that might​ be inter​ested​ let them know about​ this!

love,​ peace​ and respe​ct
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Free show tonight! [06 May 2008|03:51pm]

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My band The Poor Excuses begins our May residency at Canter's Kibitz room tonight at 11 PM. It's a fun hang and the beer is cheap.
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Hello LA bands [06 May 2008|09:28am]

Hi guys! My name is Heather, and I've been working in the music industry for the last 10 years. I come with plenty of expertise and am currently in the market for new gigs. I do professional merch and promotions. I'd love to help some of you and of course later on possibly be in your tour support crew. I've worked for top bands including Dropkick Murphys, thebleedingalarm, and The Fags. Feel free to leave me comments.

Also I'm currently working with a band from the OC called DieQueenDie http://www.myspace.com/diequeendie
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Monday, April 21st: SILVER NEEDLE and STEEL PANTHER (Formerly known as METAL SKOOL)! [17 Apr 2008|01:27pm]

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Message us (at our myspace profile) your (first AND last) name to get on the FREE list!

- Steel Panther (Formerly Metal Skool)
- SILVER NEEDLE (we go on at 10:50pm SHARP)
- Underwater City People
- Automatique

at THE KEYCLUB - 9039 Sunset Blvd, W. Hollywood CA 90069

Silver Needle 04-21-08

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