Happy 62nd Birthday to the 45 RPM Record – Launched March 1949!

Just a quick note to wish a slightly belated Happy Birthday to one of the most marvelous joys of life on this earth – the 45 RPM Record! Check out this link containing text from RCA Victor’s press releases regarding the launch of the 45, and have a listen to RCA’s “Whirl Away” demonstration 45 which introduces the format.

Lotsa new stuff in the Dionysus cart!

The Treasures of Long Gone John DVD $19.95 Teen A Go Go DVD $9.95 JJ and the Real Jerks – The Future Is Now (and it stinks) 7″ $3.95 The Love Me Nots – The Demon and the Devotee LP $14.95 VA – Dangerhouse Volume 1 LP $12.95 Middle Class – Out of Vogue The … Read more

New issue of Pop Surrealism Magazine on the web and in print!

Please have a look at the new issue of Pop Surrealism Magazine – a visual art publication geared towards the Pop Surrealism scene around Southern California. You can read the Spring 2011 issue on -line for free, you can also download to your iPad and iPHone for free! The print version of the magazine will … Read more

4/1: Gleason, Lim, Shinya, Watts – afterparty with Dick and Jane!

Friday April First – A fantastic four-person art exhibition at La Luz de Jesus at 8pm featuring Mark Gleason, Daniel Lim, Danni Shinya Luo and Heather Watts – plus an official free after-party at Taix Restaurant featuring The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra!

3/26: Rock ‘n’ Roll at The Redwood – All Proceeds to Tsunami Relief

On Saturday, March 26, our friend, Redwood booker and multi-band drummer Roy Morgan celebrates his birthday with a night of straight up loud punk, garage and rock ‘n’ roll featuring Donovan’s Fairies, Pat Todd and The Rank Outsiders, The Super Bees and The Neurotics.

Heather Watts interivew in Hi-Fructose, Danni Shinya Luo video

Heather Watts and Danni Shinya Luo have shows upcoming at La Luz de Jesus, opening on April 1 – here are links to an interview with Heather, featuring some pieces that will be in the show, and a time-lapse Vimo video of Danni Shinya Luo creating a beautiful piece with a col-erase red pencil and … Read more

3/20: After the Eastside show come Messaround in Burbank!

Jonny Whiteside Presents The Messaround’s Lucky 13 Edition with wah-wah overlord Del Casher, punk legend Dave Drive & The Zoomies, roots alchemists The Skip Heller Trio, destructo-rock sensations The Ingrates! Dick Deluxe fronts the houseband! All Ages! No Cover! No Prisoners! Viva Cantina – Burbank, CA!

3/20: Eastside Sound Reunion Show at the legendary Paramount!

The musical lineup includes The Premiers (“Farmer John”), Mark & the Escorts (“Get Your Baby”), Chan Romero and Eastside Revue (“Hippy Hippy Shake”), The Jags (with members of The Jaguars), The Salas Brothers, The Heartbreakers (“Cradle Rock”), Mickey Lespron of El Chicano, Ronnie Duran of Ronnie & the Casuals, Mike Rincon of The Blendells, The Storytellers, Easy Company, and The In Crowd.

3/19: Jim Miller signs his book “Niceness in the 90s” at La Luz de Jesus

“Niceness In The ’90s: An Indie Music Memoir” By Jim Miller. Book Release Event At La Luz De Jesus Gallery In Los Angeles March 19th March 19, 2011, 6 – 9 pm La Luz de Jesus Gallery 4633 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 www.laluzdejesus.com info@laluzdejesus.com “Niceness In The ’90s: An Indie Music Memoir” by … Read more

3/12: Lotta Lounge – An Evening of Vintage Variety

Lotta Lounge: An Evening of Vintage Variety Saturday, March 12 • 6:30pm – 11:30pm The Mayflower Club 11110 Victory Boulevard – North Hollywood, CA 91606 The Martini Kings invite you to a special night of vintage variety acts. Hilarious Comedy – Amazing Magic – Delicious Cocktails – Tittilating Burlesque and Vintage Vendors! And of course, … Read more

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