Tuesday, August 18, 2009


i'd like to share some talented bands that i've been listening to.
if you haven't heard them, check them out!

first, is Avi Buffalo. i read about them in L.A. Record.
these kids are in highschool and they're fantastic.

here is one of my favorite songs by them, "summer cum"
i get this song stuck in my head a lot and i just love the melody.

if you like what you hear, you can check out some of their other songs on myspace.com/avibuffalo
they'll be playing at the f.y.fest (formerly known as the fuck yeah fest) in l.a. on sept. 5th along with a ton of other great bands.

more info here: http://www.fyffest.com/

the other night, we played at rob's vintique and i met a nice lady named virginia who really liked our music. she introduced me to her other "favorite sister band," First Aid Kit, from sweden.
these girls are also young (19 and 16?) and are super talented.
here is one of their songs, as well as a fantastic fleet foxes cover that virginia sent me.

check out more at www.myspace.com/thisisfirstaidkit

lonny recently sent this video, thinking i would like it.
well i did.
this is Real Estate, from New Jersey.

more music on
real estate's myspace: www.myspace.com/letsrockthebeach

while i'm posting some good music, i must include The Growlers--one of my favorite O.C. bands from Costa Mesa.
i love this creepy music video.

they recently got invited to play with devendra banhart! Aug 26 @ Soho in Long Beach & Aug 27 @ the House of Blues in Anaheim. how exciting! i hope i can make it to one of those shows.

hope you enjoy these bands!

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