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Another Chance to see Die Antwoord in SF! 2/22.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 19, 2012 03:15pm | Post a Comment
As you may have heard, Noise Pop's Die Antwoord show has sold out! But that doesn't mean that theDie Antwoord san francisco noise pop


fight is over! 

This Wednesday, February 22nd, Die Antwoord will be making a special appearance at Upper Playground’s San Francisco gallery, FIFTY24SF at 4:00pm. The group will be presenting a special, one-night only installation to coincide with their Noise Pop show in support of their newest album, TEN$ION.

In addition to the installation, Die Antwoord will be presenting and releasing a special collector’s vinyl sculpture of Evil Boy, made in collaboration with Good Smile Company. Select vinyl pieces will be hand-detailed on by Die Antwoord’s Ninja.


February 22, 2012
4pm
FIFTY24SF Gallery 
218 Fillmore Street, SF


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West Coast Party DJs Face Off at Red Bull Thre3Style in SF, 3/1

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 19, 2012 03:00pm | Post a Comment
Earning the title of Red Bull Thre3style World Champion is no easy task. DJs have to prove their skills in a series of qualifying battles before they reach the international stage. The Red Bull Thre3style battle in San Francisco on March 1st at Ruby Skye serves as one of two West Coast regional qualifying events.

Red Bull Thre3Style is an innovative concept that gives highly skilled DJs a global platform to showcase their skills, battle and gain notoriety by rockin’ the dance floor. Unlike other DJ battles that are based on solely technical aspects, Red Bull Thre3style has a creative and original format that seeks to find the DJ that has best perfected the true art of  “party rockin’.”

Eight of the West Coast’s top DJs will vie for the audience and judges’ favor, each with a 15-minute set that MUST contain at least three different musical genres. A panel of music industry judges will select the winners based on track selection, creativity, mixing skills, stage presence, and crowd reaction; and ultimately decide who is the best on the decks in San Francisco. Competing DJs include Bay Area locals KingMost, Zita, Theory, Just, Miles Medina, and John Beaver. Also competing are Four Color Zack (won Seattle pre-qualifier) and Playtime (won Portland pre-qualifier).

The event will be hosted by Franco Finn (Golden State Warriors MC). Guest judges will include Aaron Axelsen (Live 105 Music Director and Founder of PopScene), Big Once (2011 Red Bull Thre3Style National Champion), and Bag Raiders (Australian Recording Artists & Production Duo on Modular Recordings) will judge and headline the event with a special closing set.

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The B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls 2012 Season Opener, 2/25!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 13, 2012 05:33pm | Post a Comment
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Are you ready for The B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls 2012 season opener?!

The Richmond Wrecking Belles will defend their title and city from the Oakland Outlaws on FebruaryOakland Outlaws roller derby 25th at the Craneway Pavillion.

The road to B.A.D. Championships is long and treacherous… can the Wrecking Belles hold their title or will the bloodthirsty ladies in red and black start the season with an upset?

Good eats and cheap drinks aplenty! The best local businesses and organizations in the Bay Area sling their goods in our amazing Vendor Village including A Spoonful of Sugar and Schulzie’s Bread Pudding, and don’t forget to bring your cash, and get your Girl ScoutRichmond belles roller derby Cookies.

Exclusive B.A.D. merchandise will be available so you can show your support all-year long and, of course, at the after-party at The Up & Under!

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Pre-Order Madonna's MDNA CD and Deluxe CD now!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 12, 2012 04:10pm | Post a Comment
Pre-Order Madonna's new album MDNA (available in two versions: CD and Deluxe Edition CD) HERE
Madonna MDNAat Amoeba.com! 

MDNA
is scheduled to be released globally on March 26th, but you can be sure to have yours reserved for you now!

MDNA is Madonna's 12th studio album and the first since 2008's Hard Candy. Always keeping with the times, Madonna's new album features collaborations with Nicki MinajM.I.A., and electro pop jokers LMFAO.


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Lana Del Rey at Amoeba San Francisco

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 10, 2012 03:00pm | Post a Comment
San Francisco got a taste of Lana Del Rey madness Thursday night as the bewitching singerLana Del Rey Steve Wozniak Amoeba San Francisco celebrated the release of her debut album, Born to Die, at Amoeba Music.

Fresh from her successful performance at Amoeba Hollywood Tuesday night, Lana Del Rey arrived to the San Francisco store at 2:30pm and took the time to greet deliriously happy fans out on Haight Street (even greeting a friend of a fan's through his cell phone) before heading up to the Amoeba green room to get ready for her 6:00pm show. To say the show was well attended would be an understatement as the store's capacity was reached sometime around 5:30pm. With the store packed full of admirers and a line of hopefuls down Haight Street (and around the block), it would be safe to say that over 1,500 fans turned out to see the new voice of their generation.

Overhyped media controversy aside, Lana Del Rey was a vision of perfection to her supporters Thursday, who were focused on her sultry voice and angelic presence. If Madonna held the most expensive and entertaining satanic ritual ever created in the history of the world at the Superbowl, then Lana Del Rey held the biggest Love-in in the Haight since 1967. As she descended upon the Amoeba stage at 6:00pm, the crowd exploded at a deafening level of glee that one would only expect to follow the words, "Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles." Her gracious response to the overwhelming crowd was: "I only sing for you."

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