Monthly Archives: March 2011

Akira Kurosawa’s Japan

There’s this old South Park episode, it’s called “Lice Capades.” It’s about a student at South Park Elementary who has lice. Throughout this episode, you follow a family of lice on their epic journey trying to survive the student’s attempt to clean his scalp and […]

OHWOW

Being a sucker for art and tattoos, I was excited to find out that there’s a new art gallery in town, well in Los Angeles to be exact, and it’s appropriately called OHWOW. Located on La Cienega Boulevard, OHWOW opens with a solo exhibition by […]

Songs for Japan

After the unimaginable tragedies that occurred in Japan, a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami has begun. Over 30 of the biggest names in contemporary music have joined together for the worldwide release of “Songs for Japan,” […]

2011 MTV Woodie Award Winners

The MTV Woodies have always been about recognizing music voted best by college students. With its emphasis on emerging artists, the award show gives an opportunity for them to perform in front of their eager fans. This year Donald Glover hosted the show, with special […]

Throwback: Empire Records

Last night, I was going through another bout of nostalgia and had the urge to watch the movie Empire Records. The 1995 flick stars Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Ethan Embry, Robin Tunney, Johnny Whitworth and Rory Cochrane, just to name a few. I hadn’t watched […]

Warpaint at Neumos

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to see an amazing set of bands Family Band, PVT, and Warpaint at Neumos in Seattle. After New Yorks’ own Family Band and Australian PVT (Formerly Pivot) finished their sets, LA-Based rockers Warpaint took the stage. Warpaint weaves […]

“Second Chance” – Peter Bjorn & John

I can always count on Peter Bjorn & John when I am in dire need of some up-beat sounds, especially during a time when I am overwhelmed with school and not to mention, my “blah” mood due to the crazy rain beating down outside. I’ve […]

Aloe Blacc “Loving You is Killing Me”

We’ve been listening to Aloe Blacc since back in the day when Emanon was getting Love Sick in ’02…but even for any new listeners, this is a good time to start listening to this guy. I’m hyped that He’s been back with his solo project […]

Freaks and Geeks

“Feaks & Geeks” is the first track I’ve heard from Childish Gambino. He recently released his video for “Freaks & Geeks” directed by Dan Eckman from his latest EP. Shot simply in a warehouse, focuses on the artist and his energetic style. Childish Gambino’s wordplay […]

Cream of the Crop

The Crop Top has made its comeback! I remember sportin’ these in the 80s with my ruffled skirt, and of course I had the kid version because showing off my tummy would have just been straight up Lolita status. Even Mom used to rock crop […]

“Until She Says” – Moving Units

LA-based post-punk/dance-punk trio, Moving Units, released their EP “Tension War” not too long ago, and I can’t get enough of their track “Until She Says.” The band has been around since 2001 and you may remember them from their 2002 hit “Between Us & Them.” […]

MURS : Road to Paid Dues Tour

So the PAID DUES FESTIVAL is going down in Cali soon, April 2nd to be exact. The line-up for the festival looks packed with 3 stages of all day live music! And what better way for the event founder and organizer Murs to have a […]

Mos Def “World Premiere” (Prod. Madlib)

This track is soo fresh!!! It also is not brand new, but Im sure not many people have even heard it yet unless they were at one of his shows, either way this joint is the JAM! Not too long ago he hit up The […]

Raekwon – Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang Album Release Party

The night was in full gully mode when we showed up for the event. Starting from the dark corners out at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, all the way to the front of the line where they had metal detectors…………… Nothing but hoodies, fitted hats, […]

Yelawolf, Cyhi da Prynce and STS @ Highline Ballroom

Okay so I am pretty late on the posting this footage, as I have been jet setting making some moves piiiieemp! About the show though, I really have to stress the fact of how on point the whole. Each rapper killed it, there was a […]

Rewind Recycled Fashion

If you’re a lover of consignment/vintage/thrift stores like I am, then you will certainly dig REWIND RECYCLED FASHION in Sherman Oaks. I was strolling down Ventura Boulevard the other day, and after picking up a pair of sunglasses at Buffalo Exchange, I went across the […]