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Sunset Junction 2010 This Weekend

Posted by Amoebite, August 18, 2010 02:56pm | Post a Comment
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For all the info on this annual event, click here!

Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses at the Grammy Museum

Posted by Amoebite, August 17, 2010 11:05am | Post a Comment

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The GRAMMY Museum is proud to present The Drop: Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses in the museum's Sound Stage, September 1 at 8pm.

The band will perform selections from their new release, Junky Star, (produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett), which will be released on August 31 through Lost Highway Records, discuss the recording of the record, take questions from the audience, and participate in a meet and greet after the event.
Click here for more info!

Topanga Film Festival Aug 19-22

Posted by Amoebite, August 14, 2010 04:05pm | Post a Comment

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Arcade Fire Announces West Coast Tour Dates!

Posted by Amoebite, August 13, 2010 10:26am | Post a Comment
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The Suburbs is #1 on the charts and Arcade Fire is bound to tour the heck outta it! They've announced new tour dates that include something special -- check out that 10.5 date in Big Sur! That's gonna be the ticket to get for all us West Coasters!arcade fire the suburbs

8/14 Toronto, ON – Olympic Island
8/27 Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival
8/28 Reading, UK – Reading Festival
8/29 Saint Cloud, France – Rock En Seine
9/2 Bologna, Italy – I-Day Festival
9/22   St. Paul, MN   Roy Wilkins Arena
9/23   Winnipeg, MB   MTS Centre
9/25   Saskatoon, SK   Credit Union Centre
9/26   Calgary, AB   Stampede Corral
9/28   Vancouver, BC   Pacific Coliseum
9/29   Seattle, WA   Key Arena
9/30   Portland, OR   Memorial Coliseum
10/2   Berkeley, CA   Greek Theatre
10/5   Big Sur, CA   Henry Miller Library
10/7   Los Angeles, CA   Shrine Auditorium
10/8  Los Angeles, CA   Shrine Auditorium
10/10   Mexico City (MX)   Palacio de los Deportes
10/12   Monterrey (MX)   Banamex Theater

The Particular Magic of the Cassette

Posted by Amoebite, August 11, 2010 08:26am | Post a Comment
Break out your boom boxes, cause the cassette tape is coming back! Both the East Bay Express and the LA Times recently ran articles about the return of tapes -- an affordable and readily available (at Amoeba, anyway) way to kick out the jams! The articles also cover various bands on the scene now that are releasing their music via cassette only! Catch up on the hype and read the EBX piece here, and the LA Times article here.

Cassettes at Amoeba

Here at Amoeba, we have always shown love for the cassette tape and its rabid fans -- stocking a huge variety of genres and artists, all on cassette, and all hella cheap at that! If you are ready to get back into the wide world of tapes, or if you've never lost your jones for the format, you can get in on the action by coming on in to any Amoeba and picking up bunches of em -- we've got tons o' tapes in country, soul, metal, rock, hip hop, jazz, etc!

To learn further about the possible and probable causes of this return to the cassette tape, we picked the brain of one of our own who is particularly active in the cassette scene: Amoeba employee Jason Pearl. His popular cassette only label Living Tapes' fine releases are all available at Amoeba Hollywood! Our discussion regarding the return of the cassette follows:living tapes

Us: How long have you had Living Tapes?

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