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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Radiohead: From The Strings Point of You

ERIC GORFAIN: THE SECTION QUARTET
had an interesting idea; Radiohead's Bends album from the point of you of string instruments, their string instruments. Radiohead has been a vary popular band for the past 10 years with song such as Karma Police, Creep, and Just. That's a BIG responsibility for any band to take on. HUGE! Let alone 3 violinists and a cello player playing at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. But it is not the first time this quartet has taken on such heavy tasks. They have performed their version's of Coldplay's Yello, The Postal Service's Such Great Heights, and Muse's Time Is Running Out.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Give Me Meat!

UMAMI
From food truck to five fabulous locations Umami Burger has become a stomach teasing activity. They serve you a burger and an hour later you want more. This phenomenon could be because the burger is rich with flavor or because they are the perfect size but regardless be prepared to have a craving soon afterwards. Mine happened in my sleep. This place is not for vegetarians or vegans so don't even consider it. The place smells like fabulous well prepared animal. And not only does the place attract fun crazy hipsters but nice normal people too. Yummy!

Friday, September 16, 2011

Written In Blood

NICK KUSHNER 
With so many artists in the Los Angeles area, inspiration for art can be challenging but not so challenging that one would look past an artist who isn't afraid to work in his own blood. Mr. Kushner does not fain at the sight of his own blood nor does he become light headed as he makes the cut. With pride and purpose he carves into himself, as the audience flinches, to sign a sold piece of work while its new owner stands close by. The dark presence of Marilyn Manson, spinning his new album Born Villain, and Rudy Coby, a professional magician, solidifies his influence as seriously bizarre.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Reger: Exercising Some Chops

ROB REGER 
performs the most important part of his routine; stretching his creative boundaries. Based on his latest show at La Luz de Jesus he is doing just that.
Here are just a few things you may not know about the Emily Strange creator.
1. His middle name is Eugenius
2. He dated Gwen Stefani (hey is she as cute in person as she is in her photos)
3. He listens to Neil Diamond as much as he listens to Diamond David Lee Roth
4. He has double jointed thumbs
5. He is a compulsive liar