Jul 312014

Echo and the Bunnymen- The Killing Moon

Echo and the Bunnymen formed in 1978. This song is off their album Ocean Rain from 1984 and gained new popularity when it was used in the film Donnie Darko, in 2001.

They are playing at the Orpheum Theatre Friday, August 1.

Jul 312014

Mykki Blanco- Haze.Boogie.Life

Things to do in and around Los Angeles this weekend (7/31-8/3)-


Mykki Blanco at Los Globos- http://www.clublosglobos.com/event/600323-ihc-los-angeles/

Made in LA:Music continues at the Hammer Museum with DJ Marcus Wyatt and DJ Doc Martin- http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/07/made-in-la-music-deep-w-dj-marques-wyatt-dj-doc-martin/

Summer Nights in the Garden at the Natural History Museum gardens with DJs, tours, drinks and tonight bird house building- http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/summer-nights-in-the-garden

Omar Souleyman at the Santa Monica Pier (free)- http://tcs.dola.com/event/2014/07/31/omar-souleyman


REDCAT’s New Original Works Festival 2014 continues with Program 2- http://www.redcat.org/event/nowfest-2014-week-two


Grand Performances presents a screening of the animated French film Les Triplettes de Belleville with a live score by the original composer- http://www.grandperformances.org/events/les-triplettes-de-belleville-3/

Arcade Fire, The Unicorns and Dan Deacon at the Forum (also Saturday)- http://www.fabulousforum.com/event/arcadefire.html

Echo and the Bunnymen are playing the Orpheum Theatre- http://goldenvoice.com/shows/details/?id=250361


Over thirty Los Angeles street artists will be part of a pop-up at Kesspro Studios in the downtown arts district, curated by Roy Paz with Cartwheel Art as the media partner. Food, drink, music, and a raffle-with proceeds from sales donated to The Epilepsy Foundation of LA- http://www.cartwheelart.com/2014/07/12/save-the-date-august-2-the-streets-will-never-be-the-same/

Burger Records presents Burger-a-Go-Go at the Observatory in Santa Ana- bands include- Best Coast, Dum Dum Girls, Bleached, Shannon and the Clams and more- http://www.observatoryoc.com/events/burger-a-go-go

Inner City Arts is having a benefit which will include a rooftop concert with performances by Peanut Butter Wolf, Yacht, De Lux and dublab DJs- http://www.inner-cityarts.org/how-you-can-help-summerevent.php


ShopWalk DTLA- discounts, sales and events at restaurants and shops downtown- http://shopwalkdtla.com/

Free admission to see a sneak preview of the sequel to Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s The Trip- The Trip to Italy at Cinefamily (pre-registration required)- http://www.cinefamily.org/films/special-events-august-2014/

Jul 242014

New Order- Temptation

Released in 1982, this song was re-recorded by the band for their singles compilation Substance in 1987. It was also used in the movie Trainspotting and is on the film’s very popular soundtrack album.

This video was created by Michael H. Shamberg in 2006 and features Victoria Bergsman, formerly from the Swedish band The Concretes, now Taken by Trees, and is dedicated to English film director Michael Powell.