Thursday August 26th 2010, 3:41 pm
Ticket Giveaway: Cisco Pike/Dusty And Sweets McGee at Cinefamily
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We are giving away three (3) pairs of tickets to see the drug-fueled double feature of Cisco Pike and Dusty And Sweets McGee this Friday, August 27th at the Silent Movie Theatre. Cisco Pike is the 1971 film starring Kris Kristofferson as a musician who has fallen on hard luck and turns to dealing marijuana when he’s blackmailed by crooked cop Gene Hackman. It also features Karen Black, Harry Dean Stanton, Antonio Fargas and Texas musician Doug Sahm. Dusty and Sweets McGee, also from 1971, features a “straight” couple who dabbles in drugs and become heroin addicts. The screenings are part of the Cinefamily’s month long L.A. Burnouts series. To win tix, e-mail whenyouawakela @ (subject: Cisco Pike) and tell us what your favorite tune about drugs is. Include your first and last name in the email. Three winners will be picked and contacted.

YouTube Preview ImageKris Kristofferson and Doug Sahm in Cisco Pike

Thursday August 26th 2010, 11:46 am
Seth Avett and Crackerfarm Donate Hair To Kids
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YouTube Preview ImageThe Haircut

Seth Avett of the Avett Brothers and photographer/filmmaker Mike of Crackerfarm have chopped off their long, gorgeous locks and donated them to the non-profit org Wigs for Kids. It’s mighty nice to see folks supporting their community like this. Well done, boys! Also, if you missed it, click here to check out Crackerfarm’s “Intense Passionate ‘Love’ or at Least Obsessive Lustful Stalking Songs Mixtape” that he made for us back in May. Just like his heart, this mix is downright good.

Thursday August 26th 2010, 10:43 am
Video of the Day: The Hollies Covering Roger Miller
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YouTube Preview Image The Hollies – Dang Me

The Hollies covering Roger Miller’s “Dang Me” live in Split, Croatia in 1968. The lineup features Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks, Bobby Elliott, Bernie Calvert and a rather cheeky Graham Nash: “Does anybody like country and western music? Ooooh good! For those who couldn’t care less, this one’s by Mrs. Miller.”

Wednesday August 25th 2010, 11:50 am
Ticket Giveaway: Bobby Bare Jr. at the Echo
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We are giving away two (2) pairs of tickets to see Bobby Bare, Jr. on Tuesday, August 31 at The Echo. The show is 18 + with Blue Giant and Stephen Brower and the Silent Majority supporting. To win tix, e-mail whenyouawakela @ (subject: Bobby Bare Jr) and tell us what your favorite late summer jam is. Include your first and last name in the email. Two winners will be chosen and contacted.

YouTube Preview ImageBobby Bare Jr.- Gun Show

Wednesday August 25th 2010, 10:38 am
Style Find: Enid and Edgar
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Silverlake based Enid and Edgar bring choice vintage goods to both their Hoover Street boutique (510 1/2 North Hoover Street) and online at Fashion website Refinery 29 said it best when they claimed “Enid and Edgar is the perfect place to indulge your inner Lady of the Canyon.” The looks above are the way to beat the heat and transition into fall. Stop by their stores before these one of a kind gems sell out!

Wednesday August 25th 2010, 10:19 am
Video of the Day: Humble Pie
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YouTube Preview ImageHumble Pie- For Your Love

Humble Pie featuring Steve Marriott, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley and Jerry Shirley performing “For Your Love” on the German tv show Beat Club in August 1970. The song was written by future 10cc member Graham Gouldman and originally performed by The Yardbirds. Besides the lyrics and a bit of the melody drifting in, though, Pie’s version sounds like a wholly different tune.

Tuesday August 24th 2010, 4:30 pm
Mixin’ With The Smart Brothers: Part Two
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San Diego sibling band The Smart Brothers have given us another mixtape! This one features their “Top 10 Summer Jams” and includes tunes by Del Shannon, The Stanley Brothers, Led Zeppelin and more. Though the season is quickly coming to an end, this mix will help you hold on to that special feel good summer feeling just a little bit longer. If you missed it, check out the first mix the band made for us back in 2009: The Smart Brother’s “Top 10 Songs We Wish We Had Written”. These boys sure do know how to put a mighty fine mixtape together!


Tuesday August 24th 2010, 1:41 pm
Snapshot: Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash
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MP3: Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash-One Too Many Mornings
MP3: Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash- Ring Of Fire

Tuesday August 24th 2010, 11:45 am
Video of the Day: Caleb Klauder
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YouTube Preview ImageCaleb Klauder Country Band – Worn Out Shoes

An old Portland, Oregon favorite Caleb Klauder performing his tune “Worn Out Shoes” live on Seattle’s KEXP back in July.   Klauder just released his first straight country album Western Country on August 17th.  If you dig Hank and that good old time country sound, this is going to be right up your alley.

Monday August 23rd 2010, 11:01 am
Movie Lounge: Simon & Garfunkel at Kraft Music Hall in 1968
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Simon and Garfunkel on The Kraft Music Hall TV program in 1968. They perform “A Poem On The Underground Wall,” “For Emily Whenever I May Find Her,” “Overs,” “Anji,” “Patterns,” “The Sounds Of Silence” and “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy).” On “Anji”, Simon is accompanied by his brother Ed on guitar and on “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy),” they are joined by Nancy Wilson and Victor Borge. It runs about twenty minutes total. Originally broadcast on January 3, 1968. The Youtube player is set up like a playlist, so when the first clip stops, the next clip will automatically start. Enjoy!