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Earth Hour This Saturday

Posted by Amoebite, March 22, 2011 02:56pm | Post a Comment

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Earth Hour- Saturday, March 26 from 8:30-9:30pm PST! Get involved and participate -- it's easy!

Earth Hour has been organized by the WWF, one of the most respected independent conservation organizations in the world. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the Earth's natural environment and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.

Help out -- turn off the lights between 8:30-9:30pm and be a part of the program on March 26! Get more details about Earth Hour here!

 

Adele Playing LA's Greek Theater June 6; Presale Tomorrow

Posted by Amoebite, March 16, 2011 03:07pm | Post a Comment

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MIss Popular, aka Adele, will be performing at LA's Greek Theater on June 6 with Wanda Jackson as her opener! What?!? Awesome. Adele's new record, 21, is selling like hotcakes here at Amoeba! Tickets go on sale March 19, but Adele's official site says there will be a special presale tomorrow at 10am, so go here for more info!

Watch Harmony Korine-Directed Die Antwoord Film Here

Posted by Amoebite, March 16, 2011 09:35am | Post a Comment
Gummo director Harmony Korine has helmed a short film called Umshini Wam starring Die Antwoord's Yo Landi and Ninja and you can watch the whole thing right here!

Fat Tuesday Celebration at Amoeba Hollywood

Posted by Amoebite, March 10, 2011 04:05pm | Post a Comment

Text by Lauren
Images by Jessica Teller

When Amoeba’s natural tendencies to draw and congregate music and culture from the world over combine with live spectacles, partying, and silly hats, Mardi Gras is effectively in (dis)order. This is exactly what happened on Fat Tuesday! Need more convincing? Do you want more evidence of the fun that was had? Read on, fellow reveler.

The day began as usual, but with an extra fresh scent of king cake and King Terry in the air! DJ Humble Bee was spinning amazing jams ranging from marching band covers of “Sexual Healing” to classic dance joints made for movin’. Then, as the clock struck 4:30, the Amoeba House Band burst through the Jazz room and onto the rock floor, where golden trombones and wee, polished piccolo trumpets blared into the air. Guitars, mandolins, and banjos sang as the drums kept beat, and the clarinet went strolling through the whole march. Cats put on their dancin’ shoes and let the good times roll. Dozens of musicians joined in the parade, including guys and gals from Vaud and the Villians, who positively dazzled onstage later on in the day.



Hundreds watched and experienced the joyous gathering of merrymakers as the spirit of N’awlins was brought to Los Angeles. Out on Sunset Boulevard, people, masks, and floats abounded, all covered in beads and confetti! Friends past and present were celebrating and celebrated, and floats commemorating our friend Lee “Flash” Gordon and Captain Beefheart kept us all close at heart and in spirit. The classic Yellow Submarine made its annual jaunt ‘round the record store in high fashion, as always, and Karen even managed to give beads to passers-by--in the middle of the road, in their cars—naturally.

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New Die Antwoord Video for "Rich Bitch"

Posted by Amoebite, March 10, 2011 09:52am | Post a Comment

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Everybody's favorite South African import, a group that defies description, Die Antwoord, has a brand new video featuring lots of shiny gold bits for one of their album $0$'s best tracks, "Rich Bitch" -- check it out below!

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