Don’t Get Mad, Get MOD!

Well hellooo there all you lounge lizards, mods, hipsters (the old school kind), tikiphiles, swanksters and jetsetters!  The first ever MOD MIAMI weekend is happening right in our ‘hood from March 3rd through 6th! It’s a full 4-day festival celebrating Mid-Century/Atomic/Space Age style, music and fashion.  There are architecture tours, art shows, mod vendors and …

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This Just In

TREMENDOUS batch of new releases and restocks in at Ye Olde Record Shoppe.

Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record LP

“The endlessly creative and surprisingly fluid Forgiveness Rock Record dispels any notion of opportunism by sticking to what the group does best: crafting clever, ramshackle, occasionally soaring bedroom pop songs (listen close for sirens) in a big expensive studio. Bolstered by a handful of evenly spaced, arena-sized rockers like “World Sick,” “Forced to Love,” “Ungrateful Little Father,” and “Water in Hell,” the remaining ten tracks flip through genres like a picture book, pausing only to pencil in the occasional instrumental, one of which (“Meet Me in the Basement,” with its huge strings and “guitarmonies”) elicits bigger goose bumps than some of the singalongs.” – allmusic

Deerhoof – Deerhoof VS. Evil LP

“The musical equivalent of hormones raging out of control, it explodes out of the speakers with its gawky triumph and inflamed sentimentality. These are songs that practically demand that you dance and sing along (however elastic the rhythms, or abrupt the melodies). To document their musical “coming-of-age” the band members could only trust themselves. Besides their cover of an obscure Greek film soundtrack instrumental (“Let’s Dance the Jet”), and a song done for NY artist Adam Pendleton’s documentary film installation BAND (“I Did Crimes for You”), these songs were completely self-recorded, mixed and mastered in practice spaces and basements with no engineers or outside input.” – Polyvinyl

Way, way, WAY more music after the jump.

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This Weekend @ Sweat

This weekend, Sweat hosts an exciting pair of live music in-stores. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18 The Legion of Psychedelic Doom presents a local showcase featuring the sputtering spastic space case “power” trio MEAT, garage rockers THE TICKS, folk/blues outfit ISRAEL, and M.R.S.A. FACEBOOK RSVP SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19 A one-two acoustic punch of punk-y, radical “riot-folk,” and Miami’s reigning …

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