B3SCI Exclusive: Right The Stars new EPK and “Give It All” Download!


If you’re into motivational pop rock and discovering music via primetime TV, then Right The Stars is a band for your radar. The Los Angeles based collective fronted by Rich Jacques is set to release their new LP, Hello Yes OK, on March 6. Get a sneak peak of what’s to come by checking out the new EPK video below. Also, grab an exclusive download of their song “Give It All”, and just try to get this song out of your head after one spin.

Right The Stars – Give It All

Right The Stars – We Got It All

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b3sci exclusive interview: Eliza Doolittle


Eliza Doolittle caught our ears in February with the irresistible UK hit, “Skinny Genes”. Her self-titled debut LP has found itself in heavy rotation here at b3sci HQ and Eliza is currently prepping a US debut and mega year in 2011. We recently caught up to get the 411 on her live cover of Cee Lo Green’s smash “Fuck You“, her Jamie XX collaboration, favorite recipes, Shakespeare and more!

b3sci: When will fans in the States get their next chance to experience Eliza Doolittle in a live setting?

ELIZA: Oooo! Well I’m going to be playing some festivals like SXSW and some others in 2011. And hopefully not long after that I’ll be doing some touring!

b3sci: Your live cover of Cee-Lo Green’s “Fuck You” display’s some incredible musical instincts. How do you do it… what’s your inspiration?

ELIZA: I love performing live so I hope my enjoyment translates and infects everybody watching. I love creating music and when me and my band perform live we try and take the recordings to the next level.

b3sci: On a related note, your voice just seems to find “the pocket” of a great pop melody, has Pop music always been your major vocal influence, or is there a particular style of music that you like to claim the foundation of your soulful delivery?

ELIZA: I loved a lot of different music…growing up, I sang and practiced along to Lauryn Hill, Mariah and Beyonce, really soulful pop vocalists so maybe that’s rubbed off on me but I also love sweet songs like Burt Bacharach music and Beach Boys. And rock like Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers…I don’t know what has directly influenced me.

b3sci: Is there a particular track from your self-titled debut album that you feel especially connected to or proud of as an artist? If so, which and why?

ELIZA: I really love all the tracks …when writing the album I had about 25 finished songs to choose to go on the album and I really loved a lot of them so the ones I put on the album, I really, really love! I think if I had to pick one song I would pick “Rollerblades” as that was the first song I wrote where I really found my own sound for the first time and the rest of the album was based on that sound …so I owe the song a lot!

Eliza Doolittle – Rollerblades

b3sci:Can you shed some light on the happenings behind your connection with Jamie from The XX, and the “Money Box” remix?

ELIZA: I had met The XX a couple of times and am a big fan of their music. I just asked Jamie if he wanted to do a remix and he said yes… so I sent him the parts!

Eliza Doolittle – Money Box (Jamie XX Remix)

b3sci: If you could collaborate with anyone past present or future, who would it be with and why? Keep in mind they wouldn’t need to be a musician, and any sort of artistic collaboration counts.

ELIZA: Hmm, Shakespeare! He is the artistic genius of the entire time we’ve been on this earth!

b3sci: We need to ask you a favorite question of ours… Hypothetical situation, you’re stranded on an island and you can only chose between having with you either 30 songs OR 10 albums! Do you chose to have the albums or songs, and why?

ELIZA: 10 albums definitely because they are pieces of art as a whole album, and I would feel empty without the other songs. Also, an album has 10 songs average on it so that would mean 100 songs!

b3sci: Haha you found the loophole! So what are a few of the albums that you would bring along?

ELIZA: Oooo… Stevie Wonder – Songs in the Key of Life, Steely Dan – Aja, Destiny’s Child – The Writings on the Wall, Beach Boys – Pet Sounds. Just to name a few…

b3sci: What’s your take on the internet and your development as an artist? How would you ideally like to see both your career and your fans affected by the internet and your message moving forward?

ELIZA: Well the internet is a blessing and a curse. Through Twitter etc, I can promote my music and shows but through illegal downloads, I can’t make very much money out of my record. I would love for people to respect the hard work that’s put into making a record and not steal the music but I don’t know if that’s ever going to happen.

b3sci: So what’s your take on the blogosphere? Do you participate?

ELIZA: I have my own blog and I love making it. I love documenting my journey and it’s a great way to interact with my listeners and show them some of my interests other than just music. So you should check it out…

b3sci: Is there something killer that you’re listening to and influenced by at the current moment?

ELIZA: I’m loving Cee Lo Green’s new album The Lady Killer. It’s superb! Love Janelle Monae and The Drums too!

b3sci: What are your general observations about the reception of emerging artists from the UK in the states, and the same vice-versa?

ELIZA: I’m not sure really, I hope people will listen to my music regardless of where I’m from. I hope people will like it!

b3sci: What in your eyes are some of the popular misnomers about pop stars and the music industry among the public?

ELIZA: I think people take being in the public eye way too seriously. People judge very quickly for the smallest things. Sometimes I make a spelling mistake on Twitter and have a bombardment of tweets picking me up on it and making a massive unnecessary fuss. I would love it if people just listened to my music and took me in for that rather than my grammar skills etc! Haha! And I’m sure other singers get the same jip.

b3sci: We LOVE to cook! Give us one of your favorite recipes to try out.

ELIZA: Baked beans on toast is my specialty!

b3sci: Well that’s interesting, might need to try that. We’ve got to ask you, happiness… what in this world of ours does it for you?

ELIZA:Great music, great friends and family! And lots of laughter …That’s all you need.

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b3sci exclusive: Summer Fiction


Summer Fiction are one of our favorite surprises of 2010. b3sci recently had the chance to catch up with frontman, and singer/songwriter, Bill Ricchini to ask him a few questions about music and life. Check it out:

b3sci: Where can fans expect to see Summer Fiction perform in 2011?

Bill: We mostly play on the east coast, in NY and Philly, but yes, we’re coming to a town near you, hopefully. We’re planning some touring and speaking to some possible booking agents. We also just booked PopFest in NYC for the spring. Possibly SXSW…

b3sci: When people experience Summer Fiction for the first time, is there a particular message that you’re hoping translates?

Bill: I like to leave it pretty open ended and hope the audience or listener brings their own thing to the songs and performances. I will say the music is coming from a place of sincerity and hopefully that comes across on an emotional level.

b3sci: Just listening to the album, you can tell songwriting seems to just resonate in your bones. While your songs seem basic at the core they are complemented by fairly intricate arrangements and counter melodies. What has inspired you to be a songwriter, and what sort of education, experience, or vision leads you down your path of record production?

Bill: Thanks! I’m pretty obsessed with songwriting and arrangement. While I never studied music formally, I think I studied all of my favorite records growing up and somehow that is all in my DNA. I also enjoy producing, I feel it would be hard to give that up to someone, although maybe I will try it if Jon Brion calls.

b3sci: What’s your dream collaboration?

Bill: I’d love to write an album for a female singer and produce it. There are lots of gorgeous pop and torch songs I have ready to go but just need to find my muse… I’d also love to meet Brian Wilson. A while ago, one of the guys from Wondermints passed him one of my demos.. and I heard he liked it! That was kind of surreal… Music for film also excites me. I think Wes Anderson would like this record for some reason. Maybe it is the font choice.

b3sci: Is there a particular track from the album that you feel especially connected to or proud of?

Bill: I think “Kids in Catalina” has been really popping live. I like the construction of that song, the vocal choir and the vibraphone.

Summer Fiction – Kids in Catalina

b3sci: How would you say the music scene in Philadelphia has or hasn’t helped Summer Fiction along?

Bill: Philly has been 100% supportive. Bands, journalists, fans all came out for this record and many good friends from other bands contributed.

b3sci: Here’s a question we love to ask people… hypothetical situation, you’re stranded on an island and you can chose between having with you either 30 songs OR 10 albums? Which take the space?

Bill: 10 albums; no question. I like the thematic element of my favorite records, call me old fashioned but I like the way songs brush up against one another and form a complete thought. That’s what I went for with Summer Fiction. One of my choices would be It’s a Shame About Ray which is a perfect record.

b3sci: What are five things you can’t live without?

1) Guitar
2) Digital voice recorder
3) Marble notebook
4) Good food
5) Books

b3sci: What are five things that you could totally be cool living without?

1) Rent
2) TV
3) East coast winters
4) Hangovers
5) Traffic

b3sci: Has the internet played a role in the development of you as an artist?

Bill: Uh not sure. I tend to focus more on the message than the media, but the fact that the web is a great tool to share my art is gratifying.

b3sci: How do you discover new music?

Bill: Online, jukeboxes, shows, SXSW, radio, my friend Mike…

b3sci: What are you listening to at the moment? Anything influential?

Bill: The last Beach House record kills me. Arcade Fire and Deerhunter are really on their game… Kurt Vile is great too.

b3sci:In your opinion, what are some of the popular misnomers about being an independent and emerging artist/songwriter in today’s music industry, and with the general, casual listening public?

Bill: Maybe just how much discipline and focus it takes to make a good record.

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Summer Fiction – Throw Your Arms Around Me

Summer Fiction – To: Alone

Summer Fiction – Chandeliers [FREE DOWNLOAD]

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Giveaway: Its a London Thing @ Visions, London UK 13/11/10


Everyone loves UK garage, right? Right. It’s a London Thing is a brand new night, a tribute to 90s UK garage, at Visions, Dalston on Sat Nov 13th. To kick things off DJ Haus ‘n’ Benz aka HOT CITY will be playing a very special, one off, 90s UK garage set. Expect to hear the likes of MJ Cole, Amira, Tuff Jam, Artful Dodger, DJ Zinc, Nightcrawlers, Danny J Lewis and many other great records of that era.

And to our favourite UK readers if you’re in LONDON and wanna go, b3sci is set to lace you up with a pair of free tix, all you gotta do is be the first to hit our email @ inbox. It’s that simple. This is set up to be a top night at the garage. Email us!

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b3sci exclusive: Blood Red Shoes


team b3science recently got together with Steven from Brighton, UK duo Blood Red Shoes while the band were in LA to talk about their new LP, Fire Like This, b-side philosophy, Fugazi, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and more… check it out below:

b3sci: Fire Like This is a killer follow-up LP… how would you say Blood Red Shoes artistically evolved on your second album compared with your debut, Box of Secrets?

BRS: Yeah I think we’ve moved forward with it, especially melodically speaking. I think we write better “songs” than before. It’s not a radical jump, it’s just that we’re mining the same kind of sound but hammering out all the details. I’m much happier with the overall feel and atmosphere of this record, I think it has more depth and I certainly think it sounds more personal and honest. I think the biggest improvement we made was in the vocals really. Just forcing ourselves to sing a take that felt right and not hiding behind double tracks and overdubs as much. Our hope is that it feels more emotionally bare because of that.

b3sci: What sort of chemistry with producer Mike Crossey do you attribute to Blood Red Shoes’ sound in the studio?

BRS: Well for one thing Mike is a great engineer, and that’s an art rapidly getting lost in favour of a “let’s throw some mics up and get it into pro-tools as quick as possible and fix it after” kind of attitude. That’s something we respect and value a hell of a lot. Beyond that the biggest thing he brought to us was being hard on us about our singing! He really pushed us as vocalists and I think we absorbed that pressure, especially on the first album, and now we keep pushing ourselves to become better singers. Singing is by far the hardest, most personal, most human, most scary fucking instrument you can learn.

b3sci: Do you have any long-term visions of a specific type of album that you seek to create some day… in the near or distant future?

BRS: I don’t think we have a vision of the type of album we’d like to make. Our band has certain parameters in that there are only 2 members, but beyond that we feel like anything we write together is “Blood Red Shoes”. We’ve been experimenting with piano and keyboard parts recently and writing instrumentals that definitely sit in more of a post-rock kind of universe. I have no idea how these sort of forays will impact on our next record but I feel like we have a lot of other music in us apart from our obvious punk rock side. That being said we’d never feel right making an album full of slow stuff, we’d get bored.

b3sci: Being from Brighton, England, what’s your take on musical regionalism (i.e. bands specifically not from London, NY, LA, major music hubs…)? Do you think it has helped Blood Red Shoes, or has it been an obstacle?

BRS: Well it’s a bit of a myth to start from because most musicians grow up in little shit towns and make their pilgrimage to a bigger town to pursue music. Iggy Pop is from Ann Arbor in Michigan you know? So yeah the focus on those major cities is only founded on the fact that generations of musicians keep moving there. I think Brighton does have a scene and there’s a bit of focus on that, but it’s nothing like if we came from NYC or London where there’s more of a perceived “sound” at a given time. So it’s given us that little bit more freedom to define our identity, that’s for sure.

b3sci: Unlike in the generations of Iggy Pop, today, bands all over the world have the internet. What role do you feel the internet has played in giving exposure to Blood Red Shoes?

BRS: A fucking huge role. We’re in the middle of a US tour and the only reason there are people even showing up is 99% because of the internet. We have zero background here so that’s the only real explanation. The internet has enabled bands with a DIY ethos to get even further than before because they can bypass the industry channels far faster, more easily and more cheaply than ever before and that’s a great thing. In the 80s or 90s those punk bands who got through like Fugazi are legends because they had to set up their whole record and touring network using phones and snail mail, and the fact is, there are a lot of great musicians who just don’t have the fucking organizational skills to do that! The internet has made that much more accessible. On the flipside of course, that means there are ten million more half-arsed bands to wade through.

b3sci: Being an established UK act, and from your experience, what are your general observations about this sort of reception of emerging artists from the UK in the states, and the same vice-versa?

BRS: Well so far, as our first time in the states, it’s been much easier and more welcoming than our first few tours of the UK. I think that does have something to do with us being established across europe first of course, but still, there’s a noticeable difference. I think there’s certainly a similar reception when US bands come over the UK, they’re seen as a bit more exotic and cool because they’re from the US! There are bands in england that are amazing and play to very few people and I find myself thinking, man, if they were from the US, they’d be playing to 5 times the crowd each night…

b3sci: “Box of Secrets” was a B-side on the “It’s Getting Boring by the Sea” single, and is also the name of your debut LP. This leads us to believe that BRS have a special take on what b-side’s should mean to an artist’s catalogue?

BRS: Well unless we’re totally fucked for time because we’re touring loads, our policy is that b-sides should be worthwhile songs, not just some crap you put out to pad out a single release. We’ve filled up releases with demo versions and remixes and we regret that, we were pushed into it by a label we now don’t work with, thank god. If we’re really screwed for time and we need a b-side, we’ll do our best to record something new – it might be a bit rushed or a bit half-formed but that’s at least better than a shit remix or a live version. One example was a song called “Carry Knots” which we wrote and recorded in 1 day off in the middle of tour and I really really like it. B-sides are part of your output and if you have standards, you need to keep them up there. Especially since EVERYTHING will be on Spotify now as well….

b3sci: How do you feel having “It’s Getting Boring by the Sea” synched in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World has (if at all) impacted Blood Red Shoes… especially it being a single from your previous album?

BRS: Well it’s lead to a bunch of new people finding our band in the UK and US for sure. We were a bit worried it was such an old song, and that maybe people would be confused when they hear newer material like “Colours Fade”, but so far nobody’s commented negatively so that’s cool. It’s nice that it was an english director too, I mean, we’re no nationalists but I thought it was cool that he picked a british band on there amongst the other more established US acts.

b3sci: What would you guys like to see music licensing mean to popular culture and emerging artists in the years to come?

BRS: I think there’s a danger that the licensing stuff is becoming THE way to break a band – The XX are massive largely because of it and i’m very suspicious of that because it encourages bands just to write music FOR adverts or TV shows, and encourages them to put themselves in any context just for the exposure. You have to be careful with that because the context really affects the meaning of your art. I don’t want our band to be the one people know from a car advert because that’s not what we’re about at all.

b3sci: You’ve been playing together for a long time. To you, what are the main advantages and disadvantages of working as a duo both live and in the studio?

BRS: Well the chemisty and ability to lock in with each other musically is much more straightforward, it’s two people looking each other in the eye following where the music takes you. That’s a massive advantage. But yeah we also get really sick of each other on tour and fight more than average I think, just because humans who spend that much time together end up like that. A married couple would at least spend their days at separate jobs…we spend all day and all night together ha ha.

b3sci: What in your eyes are some of the popular misnomers about bands and the music industry among the general, casual listening public?

BRS: For a while people seemed to have the impression in England that we were an “Indie” band which we’re certainly not. In England, Indie means The Smiths, The Libertines, Franz Ferdinand…it’s basically lightweight guitar pop. We’re a rock band…for us the guitar riffs come first. I hope we’ve got past that with this album at least. The other thing is that people assume a 2 piece will be a minimalist thing, and that’s never been our intention at all, we want to sound as big as possible. Raw, yes, direct, yes, but not simplistic and minimal.

b3sci: Which song off of Fire Like This are you most proud of? Is there one you’d like to get back in the studio and rework?

BRS: You have to draw a line once you’ve recorded it. I’m sure there are elements in every song that we’d go back and tweak infinitely but the way to use those concerns is to channel them into the next record. Finding the flaws in your previous album is the best way to give you clarity about what to do on the next one.

b3sci: Which contemporary musician outside of the rock spectrum would you most like to collaborate with?

BRS: I’d love to work with Kieran Hebden (Four Tet) if that counts as far enough from the “rock spectrum”. Or someone totally pop just to explore that it’s like to try writing a song that half the planet can get into, that world fascinates me.

b3sci: If you weren’t in a band today, what sort of work could you see yourselves doing?

BRS: I kid myself that I’d try being a chef. But really, I’d just work for bands as a roadie so I could get as close to being a band as possible…

Contributed by Chris Gedos

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Giveway – Saint Saviour @ Bush Hall, London UK 10/23/10


ATTN: b3sci UK fam. ex-Groove Armada frontwoman Saint Savour is playing a SOLD OUT gig @ London’s Bush Hall TOMORROW NIGHT (SATURDAY). SOLD OUT FOLKS! No more tickets left. Awwwwwwwwwww ……..but wait! You know b3scis got you. Thanks to our UK CONNECTS, You can be there! (We know we would want be!) Just be the first to hit our email and two free passes will be waiting for you at the Bush Halls door. This promises to be a fantastic gig as Saint Saviour is nothing less than world class on stage. You want these tickets.

Peep Saint Saviour’s bomb new single Woman Scorned:

Saint Saviour performing with Groove Armada at Glastonbury this year. Yeah!

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b3sci exclusive: Mackintosh Braun


b3science recently caught up with Ben and Ian from Chop Shop Records’ latest signing, Mackintosh Braun about their new LP Where We Are, the digital age, music licensing, fat free soy milk and more… check it out:

b3sci: a band of many influences, how has Mackintosh Braun evolved artistically on Where We Are from the days of your self-released debut The Sound?

Ian: we’ve been writing so much over the last couple of years that we’ve learned a lot about how we write songs together. i mean ‘the sound’ came out in 2008. but we had written all those songs in 2007, so we’ve had a lot of time to develop our sound and the way we write songs. this album gave us a chance to share a bit more of ourselves with the listener, and try things musically that we’ve always wanted to.

b3sci: If time and technology were no obstacle, and you guys could collaborate with anyone… ever, past, present or future, who would it be with and why?

Ian: Ratatat
Ben: ian’s got a real Ratatat thing going right now.. they’re great. ummmm, i’m gonna have to say, steely dan. that would pretty much make my dreams come true…

b3sci: how do you feel your synch in MTV’s 2010 season promo has influenced the future and fate of your band?

Ben: i think it’s cool whenever someone wants to showcase your music, and for us it was a compliment when i saw the MTV promo. we can’t really worry about the effect it might have on our future, for us it’s just about getting the music out there and hoping people attach to it.

b3sci: music licensing has come a long way in the last 10 years for emerging and established artists. what was once considered taboo and damaging to an artist’s cred is now of the most sought after opportunities. how would you guys like to see the fate of music licensing evolve?

Ben: music licensing has come a long way, it’s pretty incredible that so many great bands are getting opportunities that they never would have before the current “anti-jingle house” era that we’ve all grown into. i think to answer the question, popular culture and music go hand in hand, so to have it all so accessible now, everywhere you turn, is pretty great in my opinion, it’s helped us tremendously.

b3sci: how does it feel to be signed to Chop Shop Records, and have your vision supported by one of the most influential tastemakers (Alex Patsavas) in the entire entertainment industry?

Ian: it feels like if we planned it from the beginning, it wouldn’t have worked out better than this. it’s a great feeling…
Ben: yeah, it’s pretty great to have someone with her vision and ear for music support us like she does, everyone at Chop Shop is amazing. like ian said, it couldn’t have worked out better.

b3sci: first impressions speak millions, especially in today’s digital age of short attention spans. when somebody has the Mackintosh Braun “experience” for the first time, what is the first impression you’d like those listeners to walk away thinking?

Ian: “i’ve been waiting to hear that”
Ben: i want them to first feel the goosebumpy feeling in your arms when you hear that hot ass track, then i want them to think “damn, that’s some dopness.”

b3sci: what song on Where We Are do you feel most proud of, and why?

Ben: I was just telling ian that i’m really proud of the title track “Where We Are”. i just think we did a great job on that one, the drums sound great, i love the bridge, i’m just really proud of how that song came together.
Ian: I think for me it would be “Made For Us”. One of the reasons is that I love how you can hear both of our personalities come through in that song, and some of the things we tried and experimented with instrumentally, came out really well. there are a few notes in that one that really tug on my heart strings.

b3sci: what song, or artist, made you want to write and share music with people?

Ben: Led Zeppelin had a huge influence on me in my younger days, my mom got me into them when i was in 5th grade. i just always wanted to write music, and create sounds. i’ve never really thought about doing much else, it was the thing that i always had the strongest desire for. i still do.
Ian: I would have to say it was The Beatles, when i was listening to the song “help”, john lennon sings the line, “my independence seems to vanish in the haze”. the feeling that line gave me was so electric, that i knew i wanted to write music and try to create that for someone else.

b3sci: given the current landscape, who would be your top three acts to tour with?

Ian: Ratatat..
Ben: how bout Daft Punk, Royksopp or even Air would be amazing. There are many, many bands that we would love to tour with. lots of good music out there.

b3sci: What’s in your iPod? What album/artist is rocking your world right now?

Ian: loving’ “The Suburbs” by the Arcade Fire, and of course anything by Ratatat.
Ben: really love Wild Nothing “Chinatown” and i’m also diggin Real Estate “Out Of Tune” right now as well.

b3sci: what are 5 things that each of you guys absolutely couldn’t live without?

1) weed
2) our studio..
3) is that 5 things??

b3sci: what are 5 things that each of you guys could totally be cool living without?

1) fat free soy milk
2) third eye blind
3) people who ask about your shit, and then talk about their shit right away..
4) traffic in portland getting worse
5) the kazoo, even though jimmy made it sound awesome on “crosstown traffic”.

b3sci: What role do you think the internet will end up playing for music discovery in the future?

Ben: the largest role, it’s so important these days in discovering music.
Ian: yeah, we really may not have gotten here without it.

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Giveaway – Pavement / Sonic Youth @ Hollywood Bowl, This Thursday, Sep 30


If that headline got you as psyched as we are for this show, then you, my friend, are in the right place. Two of the coolest bands in history are headlining the Hollywood Bowl THIS THURSDAY and YOU, blahblahblahscience reader, have the shot at two free passes! Yeah! Just be the first rock and roller to tell us whether Stephen Malkmus or Thurston Moore has the better hair and the tickets are yours. Its that simple! We do have a definite opinion on this matter, but here at b3sci, we are gentlemen and never tell.

If you don’t win this giveway, keep cool, fool, you can still score some tickets here. get it girl!

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Giveaway! Beach House/Vampire Weekend @ Hollywood Bowl, This Sunday, Sep 26


b3sci hood fam! check it out! two powerhouse forces of indie rock and roll collide this sunday @ the hollywood bowl! in one corner, hed kandi aficionados beach house and in the other sharp-dressed guitar combo vampire weekend! are you psyched yet? we are! lets hear it! YEAHHHHHHHHHH! bet we could get you even more psyched! how does 2 free tickets sound? pickin up what we’re puttin down? be the first rock and roll beatnik to hit our email and the tickets are yours. its that simple! now if you don’t win this contest, you might find yourself a bit bummed. but no need to feel down charlie brown, you can lace yourself up with some tickets here. and be on the lookout for an upcoming giveaway to the sep 30 sonic youth/pavement show @ the bowl!

Sunday Sep 26: Vampire Weekend/Beach House/The Very Best

Thursday Sep 30: Pavement/Sonic Youth/No Age

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Giveaway – Phoenix @ Hollywood Bowl, This Saturday, Sep 18


everyone’s favorite french dudes, phoenix, are on the run! and they’re headed to your town! and if you live in LOS ANGELES the band, along with Grizzly Bear and Girls, will be in your city this Saturday the 18th @ the Hollywood Bowl. People of b3sci nation, have we got a deal for you! Hell yeah, we’re giving away a pair of free tix to this Saturday’s Phoenix show! The first francophile to hit our email us here with their prediction of this year’s Ligue 1 football champion wins the tickets. (b3sci favs Girondins de Bordeaux have been major league eating it.)

if you make like RC Lens and don’t win tickets this time you can still score them here. we’re super pumped about this show. we’ve had it circled on our calendars longtemps. and we’ll be there with cloches on!

Phoenix – If I Ever Feel Better

Phoenix – Run Run Run

stay tuned to b3sci in the coming weeks for further LA ticket giveaways to come:

Sept. 26th: Vampire Weekend/Beach House/The Very Best

Sept. 30: Pavement/Sonic Youth/No Age

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Give Away – This Sunday September, 19th with Calexico and Ozomatli at the Hollywood Bowl


if you’re like us and Robert Rodriguez’s Machete wet your Viva Mexico! palette, then get your full fix this Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl with an A-List line-up of Mexican-American music including sets from Calexico, Ozomatli, and MORE! stoked?!? we are, and in fact we’re so psyched about the gig that we’re gonna spread the love and share some free tickets with you guys! just be of the first to shout us here and give us some espanol – ie. ME GUSTO CALEXICO, HOLA B3SCI, blahblahetc… and we’ll hook you up!! simple as that.

if you don’t score the tix from this us time around, you can still get your paws on some here. also be sure to check out these other happenings at the Hollywood Bowl as summer winds down and stay tuned to B3SCI for more ticket giveaways to come:

Sept. 18th: Phoenix/Grizzly Bear/Girls

Sept. 19th: Viva Mexico!

Sept. 26th: Vampire Weekend/Beach House/The Very Best

Sept. 30: Pavement/Sonic Youth/No Age

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B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: Ticket Give Away – This Friday August, 20th with Rufus and Martha Wainwright at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles

B3SCI EXCLUSIVE: brother Wainwright tours with special guest sister Wainwright for a performance this Friday at the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park, Los Angeles. Rufus will be introducing his forthcoming LP All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu. a must see show this summer for singer/songwriter fans and B3SCI has got a pair of tickets to give away with your name written all over them!! just drop us a line and be first to tell us you want them. simple as that.

if you don’t score the tix from this us time around, you can still get your paws on some HERE. stay tuned for more special giveaways to come from blahblahblahscience.

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