On Tuesday, March 5th, hotly tipped Aussie outfit Alpine will swing by The Bootleg as part of The Fold Silverlake Presents. The band will be in LA and NY for select dates before they hit Austin for this year’s SXSW festival, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to this Tuesday’s show in LA for one lucky reader! To win, email us here and say that you want some Alpine tickets. We will pick our winning email submission at random this Monday night 3/4/13. You can get more information on the show and purchasing tickets here.
Few live music legacies exist in today’s modern age of pop-up summer music festivals. Vans Warped Tour has kept a certain course, maintaining an annual beacon for the young hearted, punk rock and DIY music ethos generations since 1995.
Coming full circle to this year’s Warped Tour we have the announcement and addition of emerging UK based alternative/Hip-Hop artist ITCH to the festival line up. With a debut album in the pipeline for summer release and two NEW EPs, Manifesto Part 1 and Part 2 (check them out here), ITCH is becoming one to watch. In celebration of his recent addition to the festival, ITCH has compiled a personal TOP 10: GREATEST ARTISTS that have ever embarked on Warped Tour.
Needless to say, if you’re an ITCH fan… or a Warped Tour fanatic then you’ve got to be excited about this exclusive CD/Vinyl collection of ITCH’s picks that we are giving away to one lucky reader. Enter for your chance to win by dropping us a line here. Just say that you want to be entered in the ‘ITCH Warped Tour’ drawing in the subject line. Our winner will be picked at random next week so keep your eye on those inboxes. Good luck!
CD/Vinyl Prize Pack Includes:
1. Jurassic 5 – Quality Control
2. The Specials – The Specials
3. Sick Of It All – Call To Arms
4. Pietasters – Oolooloo
5. Hepcat – Push N Shove
6. G.B.H. – City Baby’s Attacked By Rats
7. Rancid – Life Won’t Wait
8. Sublime – 40 oz To Freedom
9. Immortal Technique – Revolutionary Vol. 2
10. N.E.R.D. -In Search Of
“Carousel” is a new 7-inch forthcoming from Bay Area duo Painted Palms. The 7-incher’s lead title track skillfully walks that often difficult to traverse indie tightrope of good intentions that is soulful low-fi pop and sees the band off on the best forward for their upcoming album.
MØ, who you may remember from her equally excellent “Pilgrim” single from last year, returns with the world music-influenced Santigold-esque “Glass”. For the track, complex labyrinthine rhythmic structures & hyperkinetic guitar melodies support MØ’s syrupy sweet alto. We are into it.
Join us at The Mayan Theater in Los Angeles this Sunday for ArtDontSleep presents That 70’s Soul featuring special guests Seu Jorge, Coco O, Alice Russell, Zap Mama and more! Come celebrate along with host Garth Trinidad the soulful music of Al Green, Bill Withers, Curtis Mayfield, Gil Scott-Heron, Isaac Hayes, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Roy Ayers, Stevie Wonder and more! Enjoy performances with The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble and DJ sets by Questlove and Umoja Sound System. ‘Dig Deeper’ into the theme behind the evening with this foreword by Allen Thayer.
Tickets for the show are $30 presale / $35 at the door, and you can get more info on purchasing tickets here. OR you can drop us a line and we’ll enter to you to win a FREE pair of tickets to this event. To enter our raffle, just email us here and let us know that you want to catch That 70’s Soul on Sunday night. We’ll enter your name in our random drawing to take place on Saturday evening (day before the show). Keep an eye on your inbox and good luck!
L.A. based ZOOS//ZOOS are officially kicking off The Zoo this Saturday (12/8) at the Central S.A.P.C. with an evening of jams from The Gaslamp Killer, Dam-Funk, MORRI$ and Sun Araw. We here at B3SCI are so stoked to burn the midnight oil in Santa Monica for this bawse eve of performances and exclusive DJ sets that we’re giving away one pair of tix for the show! To win just hit our inbox and mention that you want to be entered in the drawing to jam with The Gaslamp Killer this Saturday. Our winner will be picked at random the day before the show.
Get additional details on the event are here at Central S.A.P.C.. See you all there!
It’s no secret that Rah Rah have been a favorite around B3SCI HQ this year, as the band’s recent full length Poets Dead has found a healthy rotation in our morning mix. Nothing get’s our day started better than a cup of strong coffee and the blues drenched vibes of “Little Poems” or the soaring melodies of “Prairie Girl”. Needless to say, Rah Rah’s set at the Bootleg Bar in Los Angeles this Wednesday night (11/28) has had a star on our calendar for a minute now. This show is a don’t miss, and if you agree – then we’ve got a surprise for you… we’re giving away a pair of tickets to Wednesday night’s set to one lucky winner!
For a chance to win email us here and say that you’d like to to be entered in the Rah Rah ticket giveaway. We’ll be picking our winning email submission at random this Tuesday 11/27/12 (one entry per person). And don’t fret if you don’t win tickets because you can get more information on the show and purchasing tickets here.
L.A. based experimental electro producer Matthew David brings an exotic dimensional style and flowing whimsy to the quirky synthesized ballad “Memories of A Scientist” by Chrome Canyon. By Erin Feathers
If you are anything like us then it’s a safe bet that the Patrick Watson’s release Adventures in Your Own Backyard has been spinning through your speakers like clockwork in 2012. And just as renowned as Watson is for his records, his heartfelt performances are also a popular highlight. On Wednesday (11/21/12) Spaceland & Levitt Pavilion LA will present Patrick Watson in Los Angeles for a one of a kind performance/session taking place at the First Unitarian Church. Patrick will be joined by his band and receive support from hotly tipped Canadian collective Half Moon Run for an evening of song and story to be remembered. B3SCI is hooking up one lucky reader with a pair of tickets to this intimate performance on Thanksgiving Eve. You can enter to win our contest for the pair of tickets by hitting our inbox and simply letting us know that you’d like to be entered in the Patrick Watson drawing. We will pick our winner, from the pool of entrants, at random during this weekend (between November 18-19), so keep an eye on your inbox. Good luck!
Also, if you don’t win tickets from us then don’t let that stop you from checking out this awesome show. Get information on purchasing tickets here.
Grammy-nominated DJ, remixer and record producer, Dirty South will soon celebrate a triumphant conclusion of his massive City of Dreams tour, post-Thanksgiving in Hollywood, Ca. – the true cultural cornucopia of the word. On Saturday, November 24th, Insomniac will present the famed Australian artist, aka Dragan Roganović, at the Hollywood Palladium, transforming the L.A. staple concert hall into a one-of-a-kind dance party to remember. It’s something be excited about and now get even more psyched because B3SCI has your pass to enter!
That’s right, we’re giving away one pair of tickets to this unforgettable evening of dancing your ass-off! Enter to win the contest by hitting our inbox and simply letting us know that you’d like to be entered in the Dirty South drawing. Easy. We will pick our winner at random during the weekend of November 18th, so keep an eye on your inbox. Good luck!
If you don’t win, then no worries you can scope out the situation on purchasing tickets here.
Additional Tour Dates This Month:
11/17 Stereo Live – Houston, TX
11/21 EchoStage – Washington, DC
11/23 Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas, NV
11/24 Palladium – Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles get psyched because there’s some big jams coming your way! This Saturday night KXSC will be presenting a special DJ set from Portland’s Starfucker along with support from recent hit Madeon collaborator Zak Waters, Steffi Graff, Mystery Skulls and DJ Irias.
Doors for the event are at 08:00 PM and tix are only $10 so mark it on your calendars and grab your tickets here. OR you can try your luck and drop us a line for your chance to win a FREE pair of tix to the gig! To enter, just email us here and say that you want to be entered in Starfucker drawing. Our winner will be picked at random this Friday afternoon 10/12 (day before the show). Good luck and see you there!