Sweat Records: SXSW This Week, WMC Next Week!!

Hey Friends,

Just a quick one this week as I’m in Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW Music Conference!! It’s the indie industry event of the year and I’ve been attending cool panels and discussions to see what’s happening in the biz, as well as checking out all kinds of bands so Sweat can bring Miami more great music!! Full report next week…

DON’T FORGET!! Next week are Sweat’s two huge, awesome shows!! Big national talent with local support – yeah!! Please please please buy your tickets in advance at the store, or through www.studioamiami.com for El-P, and www.ticketweb.com for The Presets. Here’s the skinny:

FLM Presents and Sweat Records bring you:
EL-P (Definitive Jux)
w/ Mr. Dibbs and the Mighty Quin – Official Album Launch Show, live with a full band!!
with special opening acts
and Miami’s own ¡MAYDAY! (Southbeat)
$12 in advance, $15 at the door, OR $20 special ticket + CD package (the CD by itself is $15 so you’re getting a great deal!!)


Sweat Records presents
THE PRESETS (Modular/Australia) live!!
with special opening acts
and Miami’s own FINESSE & RUNWAY (Schematic)!!
$10, 18+

Lolo + the Sweat crew

P.S. The next Sweat email will have mad more WMC info but in the meantime you can check out miamimusicguide.com and wmcon.com for more info on all the crazy, crazy shows that are going on all day and night next week for conference…


-ATERCIOPELADOS @ North Beach Bandshell – March 17th – $20
-EL-P @ Studio A – March 19th – $12 or $20 inc. a copy of El-P’s new CD!!!!
-THE PRESETS @ Churchill’s – March 22nd – $10 (also online via ticketweb.com)
-OF MONTREAL @ Studio A – March 30th – $15
-TED LEO & THE PHARMACISTS @ Studio A – April 2nd – $12
-VNV NATION @ Studio A – April 5th – $20
-CAPTURED! BY ROBOTS @ Churchill’s – April 26th – $8
-ANAL CUNT @ Churchill’s – April 28th – $10


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

FRIDAY, MARCH 16th @ TATE’S COMICS: Catch the opening of the Bear and Bird Gallery’s second show: The 2007 Print Show! Featuring limited edition, signed and exclusive prints from Frank Kozik, Sas Christian, Dalek and more!! 7pm, 4566 N University Drive. www.tatescomics.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 16th @ THE STANDARD: Come out and celebrate DJ HOTTPANTS’ birthday!! Smooth tunes, yummy treats and chill atmosphere. 8pm to midnight, 40 Island Avenue (on the Venetian Causeway). www.thestandardhotel.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 16th @ PS14: It’s Ray’s birthday at OFF THE RADAR!! Come give this man some props – he’s been spinning great music and turning you on to cool bands in Miami for almost a decade!! Plus, guest DJs Alex Caso, Sean Weeks and the CD release party for the new album by Modest Mouse!! No cover, 28 NE 14th St. www.myspace.com/off_the_radar

FRIDAY, MARCH 16th @ STUDIO A: It’s Miaminights.com one year anniversary!! To celebrate, they’re bringing Aaron LaCrate (NYC/Baltimore, Milkcrate Records) to Revolver. More details TBA. 60 NE 11th St. www.miaminights.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 17th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays presents a special guest DJ set from GREGG FOREMAN, hot off his tour with Cat Power!! Bring your dancing shoes to get down to one of Miami’s best indie rock dancefloor DJs. Plus residents Ray Milian, Parker, Johnnylove and Jay soundtrack the rest of your night. Brought to you by Lauren Reskin of Sweat Records and friends. No cover, 21+, doors at 10pm. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays

SATURDAY, MARCH 17th @ PS14: It’s MiamiMusicGuide.com’s one year anniversary!! Check out a live performance by webmaster Matt’s group Inner City Bonfire, plus deejays, ninjas and more… 28 NE 14th St. www.miamimusicguide.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 17th @ NORTH BEACH BANDSHELL: The Rhythm Foundation presents ATERCIOPELADOS live!! With special opening acts Cleaveland Jones and Minimal!! 7pm, $20 in advance at Sweat. 7275 Collins Ave. Miami Beach. www.rhythmfoundation.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 18th @ CHURCHILL’S: It’s LATE NIGHT CURLY’s CD Release Party!! Also featuring The Curious Hair, Animals of the Arctic, Him Genius, Divided Like A Saints and Late Night Shirley. Donations accepted, 8.45pm sharp. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.latenightcurly.com

MONDAY, MARCH 19th @ STUDIO A: Sweat Records and FLM present EL-P (Def Jux) live with Mr. Dibbs, the Mighty Quin, and a full band!! Plus special opening acts The Sol.iLLaquists of Sound and ¡Mayday! Tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door, or get a ticket plus a copy of EL-P’s new CD for just $20!! Doors at 9pm, 18+, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

MONDAY, MARCH 19th @ BANK UNITED CENTER (UM): Fantasma presents SNOW PATROL live. 7pm, $30. 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables. www.fantasma.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 20th @ CULTURE ROOM: LILY ALLEN live!! With The Bird and The Bee and Aaron Lacrate. SOLD OUT. 7.30pm, 3045 N. Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net

TUESDAY, MARCH 20th @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: DJ Hottpants and Lolo present ROLL OUT at Rainbow Sk8, an awesome mixed/gay skate night where all are welcome!! 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 and laser rays and good times. 8pm to midnight, $3 cover. 2604 S. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. myspace.com/rainbowsk8tuesdays

TUESDAY, MARCH 20th @ STUDIO A: Contagious Musiq presents the METALHEADZ WMC Annual, a must-go for all drum and bass fans. Check out Goldie, Fabio, Grooverider, Bailey, Commix, John B, MC GQ, MC Armani, MC Sharpness and more. $15, 10pm. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21st @ PS14: Check out Barcelona’s coolest DJ popstars THE PINKER TONES. Plus Something In Spanish and PopLife DJs. Advance tickets are $10. Doors at 10pm, 28 NE 14th St. www.rhythmfoundation.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21st @ STUDIO A: Culture + Contagious Musiq present DJ CRAZE BASS SESSIONS WMC Edition!! DJ Craze, Z-Trip, A-Trak, Scratch Perverts, Krafty Kuts, Stanton Warriors, Scratch D, Klever, Netik, Deekline, Wizard + more TBA. $20, 10pm. 60 NE 11th St. www.contagiousmusiq.com

THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd @ CHURCHILL’S: Sweat Records presents THE PRESETS live!! With special guests CRYSTAL CASTLES and Finesse & Runway (Schematic). 18+, $10. DON’T MISS THIS!! 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.myspace.com/sweatrecords

THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd @ STUDIO A: Get Physical Miami with Booka Shade (live), M.A.N.D.Y., Claude von Stroke, Jesse Rose, Heidi, Dixon and Rodrigo Lozano. Presented by Future Miami. 10pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd @ CIRCA28: Cornbread Productions, Cut, and XLR8R Magazine present Spider-Pussy WMC 2007!! Featuring a live performance by DATAROCK plus DJ sets by CHROMEO and the whole roster of SP DJs!! 2826 N. Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/spiderpussy

FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd @ THE RALEIGH: Stones Throw Records presents HELLA INTERNATIONAL!! At this FREE party, check out DJs: Madlib, Peanut Butter Wolf, J.Rocc, A-Trak, Busy P & DJ Mehdi, Benji B, Karriem Riggins, Egon, and more. No RSVP necessary. Outside pool/beach area, 1pm to 10pm, 1775 Collins Ave. www.stonesthrow.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd @ CHURCHILL’S: Nastie (Switch) and Ray Milian (Off The Radar) present COUP D’ETAT X!! Featuring live performances by Dance Jenny, Dino Felipe, Alucard, Outereach, The Mutiny, Le Fantome, Ferro, late night curly and The Curious Hair, plus DJs Par, Ray Milian, Danny Ashe, Hottpants and DS363!! Sweat will be open and it will be good times for sure!! $10, 5501 NE 2nd Ave.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd @ PS14: Inside – MOCHIPET, Richard Devine, Edit, Otto Von Schirach, Doormouse, Egg Foo Young, Machine Drum, Finesse + Runway, OOO, Yarlen and Skymall!! Outside: PG-13 w/ Waked and Nived, Alf 1, Take, Carlos Nino + Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Dr. Who Dat + Shape of Broad Minds, Scienz of Life and DJs Matt Cash, Stravinsky, Tin Cup and Lazy Brow. $10, 28 NE 14th St.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd @ STUDIO A: FIXED Miami featuring JUSTICE, Digitalism (live), Boys Noize, Para One, Sebastian, DJ Mehdi, Busy P, JDH and Dave P. 21+, $20, 9pm to 5am. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 24th @ CIRCA28: This week Circa Saturdays provides you with an indie rock oasis in the midst of WMC, sooo we’re proud to present the CD release party for THE FRATELLIS!! This Scottish band are blowing up so come check out their awesome new album “Costello Music” – we’ll have giveaways and more courtesy of Interscope. Listening party starts at 10pm, followed by resident DJs Ray Milian, Parker, Johnnylove and Jay throwing down!! Brought to you by Lauren Reskin of Sweat Records and friends. No cover, 21+, doors at 10pm. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays

SATURDAY, MARCH 24th @ STUDIO A: It’s a DOWNTOWN RIOT! Check out MSTRKRFT, Tommie Sunshine, Princess Superstar, Chromeo (DJ set), Lazaro Casanova, Conway and more TBA presented by Future Miami. 10pm, $20. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

SATURAY, MARCH 24th @ CARNIVAL CENTER: The Rhythm Foundation presents a live performance by ANOUSHKA SHANKAR!! Tickets $15-$55. 8pm, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami. www.therhythmfoundation.com

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 25th @ STUDIO A: Contagious Musiq and Lyricist Lounge Inc. present PHAROAHE MONCH, Buckshot (Black Moon, Duck Down), ¡Mayday!, Wreckonize and ArtOfficial, plus DJs Craze, Nu-Mark and A-Trak!! Doors at 10pm, 18+, $20 in advance or $25 at the door. 60 NE 11th St. www.wanttickets.com/www.studioamiami.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 30th @ STUDIO A: PopLife presents a live performance by OF MONTREAL (Polyvinyl) with special guests Lonely, Dear (Sub Pop) and PIgeon John. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

MONDAY, APRIL 2nd @ STUDIO A: TED LEO & THE PHARMACISTS live!! With Love of Diagrams. 8pm, $12. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 5th @ JAZID: Check out GRAND GROOVE, the first 3 Thursdays of the month at Jazid. Funk, hip-hop, soul and rare grooves provided by DJs Mr. Brown, Sire Esq., Lumin, Kems and guests. No cover + weekly drink specials! 10pm to 3am, 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7th @ BANK UNITED CENTER: Ohhh yeah… Check out the one and only TOOL, live!! www.toolband.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 7th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents The Tuff Luvs (Jackson, MS), The Crumbs, Stay Hitt and The Dead Hookers’ Bridge Club – live!! Doors at 9pm, $10 cover includes free record or CD. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.newartschool.net

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 12th @ RAG TRADE: Rag Trade continue their instore acoustic series with a special live performance by RAFFA + RAINER!! 8.30pm, 4600 NE 2nd Ave. #6, parking and entry in the rear. myspace.com/ragtradeco

FRIDAY, APRIL 13th @ POMPANO BEACH AMPITHEATER: Fantasma presents THE FLAMING LIPS live!! Tickets are $36 through Ticketmaster. 8pm, 1806 NE 6th St. Pompano Beach. www.fantasma.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 14th @ STUDIO A: IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE live!! Also performing – DJ G.I. Joe, Diabolic, Omniscient and Phamous, hosted by Revolution Hip-Hop. Doors at 8pm, $14 in advance, $17 day of show. 60 NE 11th St. Miami. www.studioamiami.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 14th @ POST: PopLife presents a live performance by RATATAT (XL)!! 1777 SW 3rd Ave. www.epoplife.com

THURSDAY, APRIL 19th @ HARD ROCK LIVE ARENA: Fantasma presents THE KILLERS live. 8pm, $30-$40. 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood. www.fantasma.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 21st @ 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

SATURDAY, APRIL 21st @ RESPECTABLE STREET (WPB): THE LOCUST live with guests Cattle Decapitation and Daughters!! 518 Clematic Street, Downtown West Palm Beach. www.respectablestreet.com

SUNDAY, APRIL 22nd @ REVOLUTION: CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH live!! With guests Elvis Perkins in Dearland. 200 W. Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net

THURSDAY, APRIL 26th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School proudly presents the 10th anniversary tour of CAPTURED! BY ROBOTS!! With very special guests Teddy Bear Orchestra and The Terry Schiavo Hyper-Crystal Suicide Cult, plus Shuttle Lounge in effect on the patio. Doors at 9pm, $8. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. Advance tickets at Sweat Records or at www.ticketweb.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 28th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School present Anal Cunt with Creeping Jimmy and more TBA. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.newartschool.net

SATURDAY, JUNE 9th (my birthday!!) @ CULTURE ROOM: BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB live with special guests THE HORRORS!!!!!!!!! Doors at 8pm, tickets $18 via Ticketmaster. On sale Saturday, March 17th. 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