Sweat Records: Punk Love + Spam at Circa!!

Hey Friends,

Thanks a million, our first Circa Saturday was amazing!! Good times, good music, good people and lots of booty-shaking – what more can we ask for? Thanks also to The Down Home Southernaires for overcoming technical difficulties and killin’ it onstage. We hope to see you this Saturday when we have a CD release party for the new album by The Softlightes and our special guest is DJ LE SPAM of the Spam All-Stars!!

Check out The Softlightes cute DIY video for “Heart Made of Sound” here:

But before that… This Friday we are super pleased to announce the book release party and signing for “PUNK LOVE” – the new book of photographs by our friend Susie Horgan!! Susie met Ian Mackaye and Henry Rollins back when she was scooping ice cream in DC in the early 80s, and she documented the rise of the underground music/cultural scenes with her camera. Most of these photographs have never been published so this book is a must for any Dischord/hardcore/punk rock fan!! I’ll be spinning music in the patio while you enjoy the book signing and it’s accompanying photo exhibition… It’s all goes down 8 to 10pm at Books & Books in Coral Gables (265 Aragon Avenue).

Last but not least, our pals at Rag Trade have a new program running through March, it’s called COATS FOR CUBS, and you can donate any old fur items you might have back to the animals!! All of the furs received by Rag Trade are sent to the Humane Society and are then are sent to wildlife rehabilitators, who use the furs to warm and comfort orphaned and injured wildlife. More than 200 rehabilitators from across the United States and Canada now participate in the program. Fur is cruel but this can put it to a good cause!!

Lolo + the Sweat crew

P.S. Need Valentine’s plans? Check out surf-rock legend DICK DALE live at Churchill’s!!


-Animal Collective “People” EP
-Bloc Party “Weekend in the City”
-Apples In Stereo “New Magnetic Wonder” (first album in ages!)
-Mick Harvey “Motion Picture Music 1994-2005” (from one of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds!)
-Lifetime “Lifetime”
-Lonely, Dear “Lonely, Noir”
-John Waters “A Date With John Waters” (hell yes)
-Clouds “Legendary Demo”
-Sondre Lerche “Phantom Punch”
-The Postmarks “The Postmarks” (national release from a local band! pretty pop music…)
-Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter “Like Love Lust” and the Open Halls of the Soul”
-The Shins “Wincing the Night Away” (restock!)
-V/A “Imagine The Shapes” (cool cheap comp featuring Love Is All, The Long Blondes, Comet Gain and Cause Co-Motion!)
-The Make-Up “In Film/On Video” DVD
-Bad Brains “Live at CBGB’s” DVD
-Talking Heads “Stop Making Sense” DVD
-White Stripes “Under Blackpool Lights” DVD

Plus restocks on classic CDs from Bikini Kill, Blur, My Bloody Valentine, De La Soul, The Presets, The Descendents, Joanna Newsom, Boards of Canada, Chemical Brothers, The Rapture, Supergrass, Venetian Snares, The Roots, Sigur Ros and more… Come buy stuff!


-DICK DALE, Wednesday, February 14th @ Churchill’s ($20)
-LANGERADO, March 9th-11th @ Markham Park, ($60/day or $135 for all 3)
-And we’ve got an enter-to-win box to see SIGUR ROS play with the Merce Cunningham dance troupe at the Carnival Center!! The only way to enter is to visit Sweat.


(If your event is not in here send one email to lolo@sweatrecordsmiami.com with all the info.)

THROUGH SATURDAY, MARCH 10th @ TATE’S: Tate’s Comics and their brand new Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery present FOR THE LOVE OF MUNNY!! Yes, you remember Munny, the blank little monkey you can customize to your heart’s desire… Well over 200 custom-painted Munnies are on display and for sale, with part of the proceeds going toward the Humane Society of Broward County. Stop in and check ’em out (I made one too, just look for the sparkliest one you can find…). Tate’s Comics, 4566 N University Drive, Lauderhill, 33351. www.tatescomics.com

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7th @ GUITAR CENTER HALLENDALE: Check out a workshop with local guitar hero JUAN MONTOYA of Torche (Robotic Empire – formerly of Disconnect and Ed Matus’ Struggle) demo-ing some of the latest loop and effect pedals. 7.30pm, 1101 W. Hallendale Blvd. 954.456.7890

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8th @ THE RALEIGH: Celebrate M4 (that’s Miami Museum Members Month) with a kick-off bash. This and every Thursday night 10% of the bar’s proceeds with go toward LegalArt and The Raleigh’s Grants Giving Program for artists. Music by Lolo of Sweat Records. 1775 Collins Ave. www.joinoneseethemall.com

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9th @ STUDIO A: Revolver presents a live performance by THE POSTMARKS!! They’re local and tearing up the national CMJ charts!! If you like Ivy, Saint Etienne, Stars or other sophisticated pop with female vocals you should definitely check them out at this show. Doors at 10pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays presents a special guest DJ set by DJ LE SPAM of the Spam Allstars!! He’ll be throwing down some smooth funk in the chill downstairs lounge. Also, come check out the CD release party for the debut album by The Softlightes on Modular Records – recommended if you like Bright Eyes, Polyphonic Spree, etc. – with giveaways and more!! Upstairs, DJs Ray Milian, Lolo, Parker and Johnnylove rock the dancefloor. 10pm, drink specials all night, no cover. 2826 N Miami Ave. myspace.com/circasaturdays

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th @ CHURCHILL’S: The Vulcan Scooter Secte presents… VICE CITY 07 – GRAND THEFT SCOOTER!! Vulcan SC is having a giant scooter rally and finishing with a kick-ass show at Churchill’s. Expect live performances by The Fabulous Shuttle Lounge, The Remnants, Guajiro, Map of the Universe, Outre Violet, South-East Firm and The 20’s. Only $5!! Doors at 10pm, 5501 NE 2nd Ave. Full info at myspace.com/vulcansc

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th @ PINKGHOST: PinkGhost presents the release for the new toy “Necromantic” by Me Llamo Jellyfish. Check out their custom toys, prints and other cool stuff. Get your toy signed and enjoy free coffee and cupcakes!! 7pm, 21 W Las Olas Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale. www.pinkghost.net

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th @ PS14: It’s Par’s Birthday Bash with live performances by Otto Von Schirach, Dino Felipe, PG-13, OOO, and The Mutiny!! Plus Djs Doormouse (Addict), Par (U1B), Hottpants (Roll Out), Nektar (Fire, Inc.) and Patrick (Jacques Chirock). 28 NE 14th St.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th @ THE COLLINS BUILDING: During this month’s gallery walk check out “WHO’S YER DADA: Art Meets Comedy.” Featuring art contributions from Robert Chambers, Bhakti Baxter, Tao Rey, Austin Horton and Bert Rodriguez, revoling performances by Yuri Mikalov and Johnny Cash’s Ghost, and live music by JESSE JACKSON, Van*gloria, and Sir Majesty. There will also be an art object store with items created by the artists. $5 suggested donation, 139 NE 39th St. www.myspace.com/whosyerdada

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10th @ NORTH BEACH BANDSHELL: Community Arts & Culture presents The 9th Annual AFROROOTS World Music Festival!! Performances by: Lanzallamas Monofonicas, Artofficial, Los Herederos and Rara Lakay. $5 at the door, show starts at 6pm. 7250 Collins Ave. 786.218.6854 for info

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11th @ BETTIE: It’s the BLACK SHEEP CRAFT FAIR Valentine’s Indie Shopping Event!! Featuring handmade clothes, crafts and goodies by Mamadelic, Ragamufyn, Dragonfly Crafts, Lushbox, the Miami Craft Mafia and lots of others, plus food, a raffle, music and more. Free admission. 38 S. Federal Hwy, Dania. myspace.com/bettiestore

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13th @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: DJ Hottpants and Lolo present ROLL OUT at Rainbow Sk8!! Get your skate on or just chill to your favorite indie, 80s, disco, electro and all-around fun tracks. Plus: snack bar, booze bar, old-skool arcade games, neon decor, kitschy visuals, smoke machines, laser rays and good times. 8pm to midnight, $3 cover. 2604 S. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. myspace.com/rainbowsk8tuesdays

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14th @ CHURCHILL’S: Low Fidelity Events and New Art School presents an evening with surf guitar legend DICK DALE!! With opening acts Guajiro and Laramie Dean. Tickets are $20, doors at 9pm. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.newartschool.net

THURSDAY, FRIDAY + SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, 16th, + 17th @ CHURCHILL’S: Churchill’s hosts the INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONFERENCE 2007!! Tons of noise artists from all over the world plus all the local usual suspects will be on hand with some great and truly unique sound and performance art!! No droning, no laptops, no mixer boards and no cover all 3 nights!! 5501 NE 2nd Ave.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ BILLABONG PUB: TORCHE perform live to kick off their tour with opening acts Coffin Dancer and Hit The Mirror. 3000 Country Club Lane, Pembroke Park.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by RHETT MILLER (The Old 97’s). Doors at 8pm, tickets $15. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ CULTURE ROOM: Mustard Plug with Against All Authority, Suburban Legends, Patent Pending and MC Lars. 7.30pm, tickets via Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays is super excited to present the STICKY FINGERS CUPCAKE PARTY!! Our friend Miss Coliene Bell has a new baking company called Sticky Fingers and all the cupcakes have rad musical names and you’re invited to come sample some for FREE!! Downstairs soundtrack provided by guest DJs Gregg ‘The Pharmacist’ Foreman and Carmel Ophir!! Upstairs Parker, Lolo, Ray Milian and Johnnylove rock the dancefloor. Doors at 10pm, drink specials all night, no cover. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17th @ POST: PopLife presents a live performance by DEERHOOF (Kill Rock Stars). 1777 SW 3rd Ave. www.epoplife.com

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20th @ CULTURE ROOM: Southern Culture On The Skids live! Doors at 8pm, tickets via Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd @ PS14: It’s the 2nd anniversary of OFF THE RADAR!! That’s right, OTR has been bringing you cutting-edge new music since 2005!! For their anniversary, they’ve brought down Tigercity from NY (myspace.com/tigercity) and hometown boys Modernage will be backing ’em up. Resident DJs Ray Milian, Danny Ashe, Dakota Brody, and Matt Cash provide the soundtrack, plus live silk-screening by FACTION!! Come out and celebrate… Doors at 10pm, $10 cover. 28 NE 14th St. myspace.com/off_the_radar

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 2007 @ THE CARNIVAL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: SIGUR ROS perform “Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do” live with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company!! www.miamipac.org

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th @ REVOLUTION: THE ROOTS perform live!! Need we say more? 200 W. Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net

SATURDAY, MARCH 3rd @ CIRCA28: Sweat Records, Circa Saturdays and Astralwerks are extremely happy to present the CD release party for “Pocket Symphony” – the new album by legendary French band AIR!! Hear the whole album before it’s out and enter to win a copy!! Doors at 10pm, 2826 N. Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays

FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY MARCH 9th, 10th, 11th @ MARKHAM PARK: LANGERADO – South Florida’s most eclectic music festival – returns!! This year the event stretches over 3 days and will feature live performances by Explosions In The Sky, Girl Talk, Medeski Martin & Wood, Cat Power & Dirty Delta Blues, My Morning Jacket, The New Pornographers, Stephen Malkmus (Pavement) & The Jicks, Cut Chemist, The Hold Steady, Matisyahu, Blackalicious, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (who are amazing!!), Soulive, Jake Shimabukuro, Kieren Hebden (Four Tet) with Steve Reid, a ton of jam bands and so much more!! Sweat will be selling tickets soon, so keep reading!! Markham Park is located at 16001 W State Road 84, Sunrise. www.langerado.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 24th @ POST: PopLife presents a live performance by the JUNIOR BOYS (Domino). 1777 SW 3rd Ave. www.epoplife.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 30th @ STUDIO A: PopLife presents a live performance by OF MONTREAL (Polyvinyl). 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 31st @ CIRCA28: Sweat Records and Circa Saturdays present a lie performance by VELVETEEN PINK!! If you missed their awesome set at the Plug Miami party, this is your chance to catch one of the best up-and-coming bands out there. Recommended if you like Hall & Oates, Chromeo, and funky synthesizer soul!! Plus resident DJs Parker, Ray Milian, Johnnylove and Lolo keep you dancing all night long (all night). Doors at 10pm, no cover. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays

FRIDAY, APRIL 5th @ STUDIO A: VNV NATION live at Studio A. Doors at 7pm, tickets $20. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

TUESDAY, APRIL 10th @ CULTURE ROOM: TV ON THE RADIO live!! Doors at 8pm, $16 tickets via ticketmaster or $18 at the door. On sale soon… 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net

Sweat Records
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
6pm to Midnight, 7 Days a Week
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Ph: 305.758.5862 ext.5
Fax: 305.758.4481

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