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Noise Pop Record Collective Party with Nathan Blaz of Geographer! Nov. 27th in Oakland.

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, November 7, 2012 01:15pm | Post a Comment

Noise Pop and Amoeba Music present the record party everyone is talking about, Noise Pop Record CollectiveNoise Pop Record Nathan Blaz GeographerCollective, on Tuesday, November 27th. This month the party is hosted by Nathan Blaz of Geographer and goes from 8pm till 11pm at Oakland's Bar Three Fifty-Five.

Here's how it works: fans are invited to bring their own record for the carefully selected celebrity host DJs to play over the course of the evening. When you come, just check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll be all set to party.

Be sure to RSVP for HERE, and get an exclusive Record Collective coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!
 
PS: Sorry young vinyl fans, but Record Collective is 21+ only.
 
See photos from the Geographer in-store at Amoeba Music in SF!

Another Reason to Vote!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, November 5, 2012 05:16pm | Post a Comment

Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day!

Bring in your voting stub into any Amoeba store on Tuesday and get $3 off your purchase of any item $4.99 or more!

Cannot be combined with other discounts. Only valid in stores on Tuesday, November 6th.

Now get out there and VOTE!
 

Amoeba Believes in Halloween Family Values

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, November 4, 2012 07:46pm | Post a Comment

Plymouth can have Thanksgiving and Bethlehem can have Christmas, but Halloween belongs to San Francisco. As you can see from these historic photos (taken in 1921 and 1946, respectively), San Franciscans can't help but parade in costume every October 31st. It's as natural an instinct as rooting for the Giants or complaining about Muni.

Halloween san francisco 1921

Amoeba San Francisco upholds this civic tradition every year with our annual Halloween employee costume contest. If you thought last year's costumes were good, wait till you get a load of this year's collection!

The festivities began with the dynamic DJing duo of Jamie Lee Roth and The Ancient Mariner spinning truly spooky tunes, such as the vocal track to "Running with the Devil" (see the end of this post for that special trick/treat). As customers in a variety of different stages of disguise browsed the aisles, a team of official costume contest judges was assembled (Tarin, Kathy, Suzanne, and Derrick) and Marketing and Promotions rep Tarin Muir took the stage to introduce the staff contestants. 

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13th Annual San Francisco World Music Festival, November 8 - 11th!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 23, 2012 11:55am | Post a Comment
The 13th Annual San Francisco World Music Festival, one of the most distinguished festivals in the United States dedicated to producing traditional masters from the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world, brings together the music of many cultures in a festival-commissioned world premiere called The Opera Project.

The Festival officially kicks off on November 8th at 8pm with a special film screening of INTANGIBLE ASSET NO. 82 by Australian filmmaker Emma Franz. The film features Korean p’ansori singer Bae Il Dong and Korean percussionist Kim Dong Won, and won Best Documentary at the Durban International Film Festival in South Africa, Best Sound in Documentary at the AFI Awards Australia, and was runner up for the Most Popular Documentary at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

On November 8th and 9th, catch FROM BAROQUE TO BEIJING OPERA SCHOOL SHOW at 10am and 12pm. This specially designed experience for youths, teachers, and schools of the Bay Area features world renowned master opera singers and musicians plus members of the Festival’s Youth Orchestra.

Then November 9th - 11th launches the premiere of THE OPERA PROJECT: VOICES FROM THE OTHER SIDE, a global opera integrating masters of Chinese Beijing Opera, Azerbaijani Mugham Opera, Italian Baroque Opera, Korean P’ansori Opera, and Tibetan Opera. THE OPERA PROJECT is
produced by Door Dog Music Productions, with artistic direction by Michael Santoro, music direction
by Jim Santi Owen, global music direction by Azeri kamancha master Imamyar Hasanov and Chinese erhu master Zhang Xiaofeng, with scenic and lighting design by Matthew Antaky.

Noise Pop Record Collective Party with Glenn Jackson in Berkeley, October 23rd!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, October 22, 2012 01:33pm | Post a Comment
Noise Pop and Amoeba Music continue the ever-popular and biweekly Noise Pop Record Collectivevinyl party Noise Pop Record Glen JacksonCollective on Tuesday, October 23rd hosted by producer and writer (XLR8RGlen Jackson! The party goes from 8pm till 11pm at Berkeley's Missouri Lounge.

Here's how it works: fans are invited to bring their own record for the carefully selected celebrity host DJs to play over the course of the evening. When you come, just check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll be all set to party.

Be sure to RSVP for HERE, and get an exclusive Record Collective
coupon for $5 off vinyl at Amoeba Music San Francisco and Berkeley!

PS: Sorry young vinyl fans, but Record Collective is 21+ only.

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