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Amoeba Returns to Unique LA Dec 11 & 12

Posted by Amoebite, November 17, 2010 05:10pm | Post a Comment

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The 3rd Annual UNIQUE LA Holiday Show! The largest independent design show in the country returns to the California Market Center Penthouse in downtown LA on December 11 & 12 from 11am-6pm.

Shop from over 300 hand-selected designers and artists and be sure to make a stop at the Amoeba Music Pop Up Shop for some great deals in vinyl and CDs! Buy local and support LA’s economy, discover great design and deals, join in community, and have a blast! More info here.

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Come See Keith Morris, Jonathon Gold, Ceci Bastida and Christian Linder Speak About What They Do in LA

Posted by Amoebite, November 17, 2010 05:00pm | Post a Comment



This is Your Library! The Library Foundation of Los Angeles announces a new series of afterhours events happening downtown at the historic LA Central Library. The program highlights well-known (and not so well-known) Angelenos talking about what they do, how they do it and what it means to be doing it in LA.

Amoeba is proud to sponsor the December 9 event which will feature Keith Morris (lead singer, Circle Jerks, Jonathon Gold (a Pulitzer-Prize winning food critic), Ceci Bastida (a Latin Grammy nominee), Christian Linder (blogger and NY Times best selling author) and more! The evening begins at 8pm with a DJ, full bar, and food trucks! More info here.

Celebrate Amoeba's 20th Anniversary! Part 4 - Some of Our Most Memorable Instores

Posted by Amoebite, November 12, 2010 01:06pm | Post a Comment

This month we are celebrating 20 years of Amoeba! It's our anniversary! And one of the ways we wanted to celebrate was by highlighting here for you some of our best, most memorable instores of all time! We have been so lucky over the years -- we've hosted shows, signings and events with Paul McCartney, Queens of the Stone Age, The Shins, Flight of the Conchords, John Waters, The Gossip and zillions more. You can find video footage and interviews from many of our instores right here! Read on to find out what three of our most seasoned instore reviewers thought were some of our very greatest.

But first, get further immersed in our 20th Anniversary! To check out our first Anniversary blog post, with testimonials from some of our favorite customers,
click here! Our second Anniversary post is an interview with co-owner Marc Weinstein about getting the Berkeley store off the ground all the way back in 1990 and what Amoeba means to him. Read it right here. Our third Anniversary post includes Top 10 lists from some of our old skool employees -- click here to check out their favorites in music and movies from the past 20 years!

Fiery Furnaces' Matt Friedberger to Release 8 Solo Albums in 2011; Pre-Order Here!

Posted by Amoebite, November 12, 2010 10:53am | Post a Comment
Matt Friedberger of the Fiery Furnaces has about 8 solo records in the womatthew friedbergerrks, to be released in limited quantities on vinyl only, and he wants you to be able to snag all of them from Amoeba!

The albums will be released every two months starting in January 2011 (Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov). The first album, entitled Napoleonette, will feature the piano as well as Matt singing. This album ships to you in January 2011. The second album will feature the guitar. The last album will ship to you with 2 exclusive full-length bonus albums featuring Matt and special guests on each. Subscribers will also get an old-style "Tip On" LP box matthew freidberger thrill jockeywith a hand mounted photo in their last shipment. This edition is strictly limited to 700 subscriptions and will not be available digitally or on compact disc in its complete form.

You can read an interview with Matt detailing even more about the releases right here.

Please go here to place your order and hear a track from the first release!

*You will only pay the subscription price once and get the LPs shipped to you 6 times throughout the year.
*Price includes shipping.
*Domestic orders only.

Special Black Friday Releases

Posted by Amoebite, November 10, 2010 09:28am | Post a Comment

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Record Store Day on Black Friday? It's true, Record Store Day, which usually occurs in April, will be celebrated AGAIN with a very special encore on Black Friday, November 26th! Swing by any Amoeba location and pick up some great exclusive and limited edition CDs and vinyl! Some of the many titles include: The Black Keys Brothers LP, Iron & Wine Walking Far From Home CD and 12", a Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings I Learned the Hard Way 45 Box Set, a Bruce Springsteen "Save My Love"/"Because the Night" 7", a Gaslight Anthem "Tumbling Dice"
7 " and much more! Quantities will be very limited so shop early for the best selection! More info.

Here's a full list, and more will be added, so keep your eye on the Record Store Day website:

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