Sunday, October 16, 2005

Do Not AS I Do

hey if yer near LA next week, ya wanna check out this wild musical Katrina benefit event put together by my pals at Silverback involving members of Sublime, Red Hot Chili Peppers, No Doubt, Mars Volta and many more...

On October 24, 2005, the Music Box @ Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles will play host to a Sublime Tribute and Benefit show, inspired by the June '05 CD release of "Look at all the Love We Found: A Tribute To Sublime" 100% of the proceeds will benefit MusiCares Musicians Assistance Project Fund and Hurricane Relief 2005. Even the evil overlords at Ticketmaster are getting behind this event and dropping their service fee, so tix are a fllat rate of $35 !!!

That's a better deal thna a bag o weed these daze kids and gets ya an up close and personal look at some top notch talent...

Performances by Ozomatli, Blackalicious, Fishbone, AWOL One & Abstract Rude, Bargain Music, and The Ziggens and some other major artists (many of whom cannot be announced) will round out the night. Closing the evening will be an all-star jam featuring members of Sublime and many surprises along the way. The night will be co-hosted by KROQ's Jed the Fish.

The Unofficial Jam L
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Drums-Bud (Sublime)
Percussion-Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction)
Bass-Eric Wilson (Sublime)
Bass-Tony Kanal (No Doubt)
Guitar-Bob Forrest (Thelonious Monster)
Guitar-John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Guitar-David Hidalgo (Los Lobos)
Sax-Angelo Moore (Fishbone)
Trumpet-Flea (Chili Peppers)
Turntables-Marshall Goodman (Sublime/LBDA)
Melodica/Vox-Josh Fischel (Bargain Music)
Ikey Owens-keyboards (Mars Volta)

Both the benefit show and the CD release are a humanitarian effort between long time members of the immediate Sublime family: Cornerstone R.A.S., Martian Church and Silverback Management. As a result of the unprecedented 75cents per record being donated to charity, the project naturally opened up opportunities for this and further philanthropic endeavors."Look at all the Love We've found..." a Sublime tribute CD has soundscanned over 50,000 units to date since mid summer and boasts a collection of artists who either inspired Sublime and/or were fans of the band performing Sublime classics. They've donated tens of thousands of dollars to charity through the sales of this Cd, and this concert is just one more activity that gives back

Here's a sample of the type of jams you are likely to hear at this gig:

Long Beach Dub All Stars - Take Warning ( Live Sound Board Tape of Op Ivy Cover @ 2000 Warped Tour)

other factoids:

Survey shows 2% approval of Bush from African Americans, this is the same guy that they had given a 51% approval rating of just a couple years back.

Hey did ya know that yer 10x more likely to get life without parole if your an African American youth offender, than if you are white. Maybe they should teach a variation on the ol' saying "Don't do the crime, if you can't ...change your skin color before the trial date."

p.s here's some hip hop film scene news for those paying attention:

The Bronx Museum of The Arts will host the Hip Hop Association's third annual Hip Hop Education Summit this year. Parents, teachers, and social workers will gather to discuss the use of hip hop as a serious teaching tool.

Roxanne Shante, who got her masters degree by taking advantage of a contract clause years ago, will be among the speakers at H2ED. In addition a festival called "Hip Hop Odyssey" will showcase over seventy five films including "Beef 3", "House Party", and "Bling :Consequences and Repercussions."

The Hip Hop association will also honor The Last Poets among others. The event, promoting Peace, Love, Unity & Having Fun, lasts from November 6th to the 12th.

For more information, visit

For those not in the know, here's the Last Poets

Last Poets - Jones Comin' Down

anyhow, let's skip out the US ghetto & go euro casual ...

our first Euro artist with downloads for today is

Hanne Hukkelberg...

She's a Norwegian singing sensation, trained at the Oslo's National Academy of Music , she's the kind of gal that can do it all, from dark metal to Beth Orton-esque drone pop... here's a a three song sampler of tracks from her recent "Little Things" album. Listen for picturesque touches of glockenspiel, banjos, glass bottles, and bicycle spokes amidst the sonic tapestry and syrupy sweet vocal histronics...

Hanne Hukkelberg[SND] Hanne Hukkelbeg- Searching.mp3
[SND] Hanne Hukkelberg- Do Not As I Do.mp3
[SND]Hanne Hukkelberg - Words & A Piece Of Paper

Some German metallers, looking to release their 4th album next year, have posted a preview track while they look for a new label...

JESTER'S FUNERAL - "Miss Singularity"

more info at

we'll head back over stateside and finish this post with some ol' fashioned college rock...

Next, here's a collegiate indie act that got it's start at Louisiana State U in Baton Rouge in 2002 that is named after some famous furniture makin' bros.

Eames Era - Year Of The Waitress

Eames Era - Could Be Anything

and college rock just wouldn't be college rock without a visit to 80's dropout kings ... The Replacements...

here's a cut from their last decent album, a 1989 release that is still sorta sweet, even though it shows Grandaboy is already attempting to melt into MTV ready mediocrity...

The Replacements - I'll Be You


I've just put in a 10 1/2 hour work day on three hours of sleep...

I gotta go and get to to the Comp USA to buy printer cartridges before it closes... talk to ya laters...


Anonymous said...

Charles and Ray Eames were husband and wife, not brothers.

Paul Irish said...

looks like we share some taste.