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March 13, 2012 drainu182 0

We can’t believe that we are ONE day away from our AWESOME PARTY IN AUSTIN TOMORROW!! Have you RSVP’d yet?

We figure that there’s a lot that you want to see during the festival so here are the set times for our party. Please keep in mind that we’ll have music playing in both rooms so once a band finishes on one stage, music starts on the other!

12:00 Elliot & The Ghost
12:30 Nightlife
1:00 American Royalty
1:30 Stepdad

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The Audio Perv and Knuckle Rumbler Present: PERVEYORS OF ROCK 3/14 Austin TX

March 5, 2012 drainu182 0

2012 marks our THIRD year of heading down to Austin, TX for SXSW. We’ve partied with some great friends in the past and we’re ready to party some more! Working with our friends at Knuckle Rumbler, we’re proud to present PERVEYORS OF ROCK!!!

On Wednesday, March 14th, we’re holding a tremendous day party at Peckerhead’s (402 E. 6th Street) that features a great mix of rock bands that will have you partying with us from NOON til 8PM!

Why …

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Saint Motel Presents Judgment Day On May 21st At The Roxy

May 9, 2011 drainu182 0

Saint Motel, LA Weekly, 98.7, and Holy God will be presenting “Judgment Day” at the Roxy on May 21st featuring Saint Motel, Vanaprasta, and The Hundred Days. Harold Camping’s Family Radio has claimed May 21st 2011 will be the Earth’s “Judgment Day” and in honor of the occasion, Saint Motel, one of LA’s marquee indie groups, is hosting an exciting end-of-the-world-style party. The band will be showcasing their addictive summer anthem “Puzzle Pieces,” which has been making a lot of noise in the press and on stations such as KCRW, KROQ, and 98.7 in recent weeks.

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SXSW Spotlight: Vanaprasta

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If you’ve been to CMJ and SXSW this past year, surely you’ve heard of the band Vanaprasta. Or maybe you saw them play packed shows in Southern California at venues like Spaceland, Cinespace and The Roxy. Perhaps, you saw them headline the Sunset Strip Music Festival at The Viper Room. If you haven’t seen them, we feel sorry for you. The good news is that the Silverlake alternative rockers are going to make their biggest splash yet at this …

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.MUSIC Presents Texas Tornado At SXSW

March 9, 2011 drainu182 0

.MUSIC presents TEXAS TORNADO at South by Southwest on Thursday, March 17th at Rusty Spurs from 12noon to 6pm. In association with Sideways Media , Tijuana Gift Shop and The Force Agency, Texas Tornado at SXSW is an official day party that will showcase buzz-drenched artists over two stages. The event is also a benefit for Invisible Children, a movement seeking to end the conflict in Uganda and stop the abduction of children for use as child …

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Young the Giant and Vanaprasta 11/6 The Roxy Review

November 16, 2010 drainu182 0

By Kristal Bailey

The Roxy is one of my favorite venues on the famous Sunset Strip for bringing in small bands with dedicated fan bases, having awesome sound quality that rocks louder than anywhere else and the fact there is no such thing as a bad seat in the house.

The stage takes up almost a quarter of the floor space and makes it so no matter where you are standing, you have a great vantage point of the band. …

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …

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Los Angeles experimental rock quintet Vanaprasta will be releasing a 7-inch vinyl featuring the tracks Skinny State and Minnesota from their forthcoming full-length record Healthy Geometry on September 27th. The 7-inch can be pre-ordered HERE at a discounted price until the 27th.

Healthy Geometry explores the expansive landscape of the band’s musical influences. Vanaprasta’s heavy, bluesy riffs mesh with angular guitars, three part harmonies, pounding rhythms and ethereal sounds. The exhilarating end result is one cohesively and expertly crafted album. …

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SXSW Recap Day 1 (Manic Fest Destiny Party, The Black And White Years, The Art Of Shooting, Vanaprasta, Middle Distance Runner, Tabi Bonney, Madlib)

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SXSW is the craziest, busiest music festival in the country. In addition to all the networking, conferences, industry panels, you have concerts.. during the day, night, and overnight. Then there are parties, during the day, night and overnight and super late night/early morning. Over the next few days, we’ll have some recap posts for you as well as some features on specific shows and exclusive interviews! Stay tuned!

We arrived into Austin late afternoon on Wednesday the 17th. If you …

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SXSW Spotlight: Vanaprasta (Manic Fest Destiny Party)

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Vanaprasta formed in December of 2008, and the Los Angeles/Silver Lake experimental rock quintet has already generated a swift buzz through their blood-stirring live act and critically acclaimed debut Forming the Shapes EP. The band recently earned an LA Times Top Pick, and designated their forthcoming LP Healthy Geometry as one of the most anticipated albums of 2010.

Vanaprasta – Collin Desha, Steven Wilkin, Taylor Brown, Cameron Dmytryk, and Ben Smiley – traveled to Portland to record the bulk …