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LA Upcoming: Nite Jewel with Teen Inc., Heart Shaped Rock and Peanut Butter Wolf

We’re late, so there’s only one this week, but it’s a damn good one. Click “details” for more info on the gig.

  • Region: West Hollywood
    Music: Nite Jewel, Teen Inc., Heart Shaped Rock, Peanut Butter Wolf
    Vitals: The Troubadour on Thursday, Sept. 2
    (details at L.A. Weekly)

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    MP3, Groove Edition: Nite Jewel, Asura, Ana Caravelle, Fol Chen, Madlib, Freddie Gibbs

    Nite Jewel, amidst balls

    We’re getting caught up on two weeks of intense blogging for West Coast Sound, and we now present to you some tasty MP3 and/or streaming works. This is Groove Edition (think “fun-kay”).

    1. FEATURED: Nite Jewel with Teen Inc. for EP, ‘Am I Real?’*
    2. ‘Timber,’ Lush Electronics from Asura and Ana Caravelle
    3. Chamber-Funk Ensemble Fol Chen Drops ‘The Holograms’
    4. James Poyser, Karriem Riggins, Madlib  on ‘Funky Butt’
    5. Arabian Prince and CX Kidtronik in ‘Let’s Hit the Beach’
    6. Freddie Gibbs with ‘Str8 Killa’ EP, Says ‘F*ck the World’
    7. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

    * “Nite Jewel, keyboard queen Ramona Gonzales, is a quintessential artist of the L.A. underground and has now produced a collaboration with a young group that’s starting to catch buzz, Teen Inc.”

    News Roundup: Dam-Funk + Slave, Jim Henson + Beat Music?!, Radiohead Donor Revealed, Trip-Out Tuesday, ASKA + Flea + Spike Jonze

    Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up).

    Durlin Lurt's 'Him Jenson'

    1. ‘Him Jenson’ Releases Wild Muppets Mixtape [MP3s]
    2. Dâm-Funk Making LPs w/ Steve Arrington, Nite Jewel [MP3]
    3. Trip-Out Tuesday: Psychedelic Visions from Red Sparowes
    4. And The Top Radiohead Benefit Donor Is… Dangerbird?
    5. ASKA of Moonrats Collaborates Flea, Spike Jonze
    6. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

    *If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

    Trip-Out Tuesday: Psychedelic Visions from Red Sparowes

    All Things Considered: Best L.A. Music with Foreign Born, Nosaj Thing and Nite Jewel

    Care to hear  the best songs from the L.A. underground in 2009? Click on over to KPCC, where I visited last week in order to talk to All Things Considered host Alex Cohen about three of my favorites. Discussed: Foreign Born’s “Vacationing People,” Nosaj Thing’s “Coat Of Arms,” and Nite Jewel’s “Artificial Intellience,” as well as the scenes/movements each artist represents. Listen to the audio by clicking the little play button at the top of the article, and feel free to download each song via the side panel.

    Foreign Born take a victory lap.

    Further reading:

    An interview with Foreign Born’s Matt Popieluch (via The A.V. Club)

    A feature on Nosaj Thing (via LA Weekly)

    Various items about Nite Jewel (mostly via LA Weekly)

    Roundup: Fool’s Gold, Universal Music, Asura, Nite Jewel + Dâm-Funk, Foreign Born, We Are The World, Edward Sharpe, Polyamorous Affair

    Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up).

    1. Hanukkah or Xmas? Who Cares — Free Stuff Either Way from the Universal Music Truck & Fool’s Gold
    2. Video Feast: New Clips from Foreign Born, Nite Jewel + Dam-Funk, We Are The World, and Edward Sharpe
    3. MP3 Exclusive: Asura, ‘Manzanita’ (on Alpha Pup’s Non Projects)
    4. Video Premiere: Polyamorous Affair in “New York City”
    5. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

    *If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

    Recommended Rocking: The Airborne Toxic Event + Calder Quartet, Cold Cave + Nite Jewel

    A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

    • Region: Downtown
      Music: Airborne Toxic Event w/ Calder Quartet (plus surprises)
      Disney Hall on Friday, December 4
      (details at LA Weekly)
    • Region: Echo Park
      Music: Cold Cave, Nite Jewel
      The Echo on Sunday, December 6
      (details at LA Weekly)

    INCHES reviews Nite Jewel, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, ‘My Estrogeneration’, Slang Chickens

    Friends, vinyl junkies, music fans, lend me your eyes. The latest installment of INCHES has landed and you can read it here. One of the strongest sets I’ve had the pleasure of featuring in some time, wiht the free MP3s to back it up. I can’t recommend the My Estrogeneration comp enough. Enjoy.

    Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Xenophanes