December 2007

NiggyTardust! NiggyTardust!

Flippin’ the Radiohead download model, Saul Williams gives an incentive for those that elect to purchase The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust album for $5 USD. Basically, those who pay get to choose between 192kbps, 320kbps MP3 or FLAC lossless formats. If you’re an audiophile (music snob) the choice is obvious.
Spotted at Keepin’ [...]

What? Me Wifey?

The 2007 Criminal Slang Award for Hittin’ it & Not Admitin’ it goes to Cassie & Sean “Puffy” Combs (I’m bringin’ that shit back Diddy!).

Downtown LA

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In ten/fifteen years, snarky writers will lament the Old Downtown LA much like most New Yorkers lament the old, dirty, surly New York.  I miss it already.

The 2007 Criminal Slang Awards (Pt. 1)

*Please note that The Academy’s Decisions are final, unless of course the winners have used or supplied performance enhancing drugs.
Best Re-Working of Songs That You May Or Not Have Heard of Before But Now Like Because of Said Re-Working
Mark Ronson -Version

Best Clusterfuck of Career/Personal Moves
Britney Spears
The “Just In Case You Thought That I Could Salvage [...]

Ultraviolet, Stones Throw & The Fader December 15th

Ultraviolet, Stones Throw and The FADER present
A night of fashion & music
Peanut Butter Wolf
Jamie Strong
209 S. Garey
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Dec 15th
9PM – 1AM
Free holiday drinks
Oh, and Happy Birthday to The Fader who just turned 50 (issues).

X-Murs Show This X-Mas!

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After you burn out on family togetherness, ditch your Christmas sweater and head out to the Vault 350 in the LBC for an apparently all-ages Christmas Show headlined by Mr. 3:16 Presents himself Murs. Yep, he’ll be spreading holiday cheer by making underground raw sh-t for everyone in attendance, along with compas [...]

MIA Paper Planes Video Debut

The video for MIA’s Paper Planes debuts on Monday the 17th. It’ll be on TRL and MTV2’s Unleashed programmes, in addition to the MTV websites.
*this isn’t it as far as I know -I guess you’ll just have to watch.

Daft Punk Contest!

Update 12/11/07
*Congratulations to Paul Krenitsky & his winning entry
“Spike Jonze had to break up with Karen O because da funk of her dick garage was too Criminal (pardon the Slang). ”
Your poster is in the mail -the inclusion of the song title was a nice touch…
Daft Punk Alive 2007 is released in stores today, December [...]

Ali Values Project

It’s safe to say that my Thursday evening is booked.
Co-hosted by:
Eric Bailey
Shepard Fairey (Obey, Swindle, Dance Right etc.)
Tunes by:
DJ Pubes (Dance Right)
Adidas Originals Store -8009 Melrose Ave 90046