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Mocean Worker at Bumbershoot ’07

Check out Mocean Worker, who is scheduled to appear at Bumbershoot this September. His music is a combination of jazz and funk, though his influences do not end there. Legendary musicians Herb Alpert, and Steven Bernstein are part of his fifth album, Cinco De MOWO!, that comes out at the end of June. http://www.rykodisc.com/MoceanWorker/Changes_(Featuring_Herb_Alpert).wma http://www.rykodisc.com/MoceanWorker/Que_Bom.wma […]

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3rd Hurley Walk the Walk Fashion Show Competition

Hurley, in an effort to support today’s youth as well as promote its Fall 2007 lines, presented (Walk The Walkâ€? a fashion show competition on June 6th. The competition itself has been held in the past in Orange County and in Orlando. This time around, a panel of fourteen judges awarded San Clemente High School […]

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Cool Calm Pete

Got a chance to check out Cool Calm Pete at SXSW this year. He was most definitely one of the highlights of the trip. Hit up Cool Calm Pete’s Myspace to hear more of his music. Youtube embed codes are all sorts of broken right now, so you’ll have to check out the video for […]

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Band in a Bubble

So Cartel is in a bubble on New York’s Hudson River Park’s Pier 54. They’ve been there since May 24th and will stay there for three weeks while they record their next album. Check out the band on one of the 23 live streaming cameras to see what Cartel is up to. Damn, that’s some […]

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Nike & Don Imus

We’ve all heard about the Don Imus thing in one way or another, but here is a response I think is pretty priceless. Nike placed a full-page ad in last Sunday’s issue of New York Times: Check the ad out here “Thank you, ignorance. Thank you for starting the conversation. Thank you for making an […]

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Need something new to listen to?

When you work at a magazine and cds float across your desk every day, it gets hard not judge a book by it’s cover. Patrick Cornell’s new EP, This Much is True, fell in to the pile of discs that we think need an art director’s attention asap. Despite the packaging, Patrick’s new EP features […]

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