Rachel Goodrich Contest Entries List

Thanks so much to everyone who entered, we got a ton of videos from literally all over the world! We haven’t chosen the winner yet but after the jump are the YouTube names of the submitters with links to their videos.  If you entered and don’t see your name there with the correct link, please be in touch asap and we’ll make sure we fix it.

Come to the Rachel Goodrich in-store Saturday night at Sweat and we’ll announce the winner at the show!  We’ll post the winner on this blog on Saturday (not Friday, sorry!) after the event.  See you there!

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YIP-YIP In-Store Pre-Sale Tickets

Saturday, February 27th at Sweat, Roofless Records presents a live performance by Orlando’s audio/visually-stimulating duo YIP-YIP! Also performing are SPACE VOODOO CRYSTAL, ANIMALS OF THE ARCTIC, LESSON LESSON LESSEN RELEARN (WPB) and HYDROPLANE! The tickets are $5 each and limited to 60.  You can purchase them at the counter at Sweat or via Paypal through …

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Astari Nites + Green Skies

This weekend two celestial groups will cross our paths… Tonight at The Vagabond, Miami’s ASTARI NITE will take the stage in the Main Room.  They’re celebrating the release of their new EP “True Romance” – the New Times wrote a great preview piece for the show, read it here and come out! Then Saturday night …

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Tonight: Wet Hot + Thursday: Nowhere

This week at Sweat we’ve got two ridiculously great, FREE movie screenings for your viewing pleasure… This Movie Monday, we’ll be playing 2001 cult comedy classic WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER!  Directed by The State alum David Wain, it featuring several of the cast members, along with hilarious performances by Janeane Garofalo, Chris Meloni and more.  …

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MLK Day Movie Mondays: The Night James Brown Saved Boston

Here at Sweat we’re happy to be celebrating MLK Day with a special Movie Mondays screening of the acclaimed documentary The Night James Brown Saved Boston! It tells the story about how James Brown took the stage at the Boston Garden one day after the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and helped …

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Pure Imagination Live RETURNS!

HTRGZVEUF3FQ This Saturday evening we are extremely excited to welcome you to the 10th installment of Pure Imagination Live at Sweat Records! Writer and storyteller extraordinaire Matt Gajewski returns to bring you amusing, gently twisted, thought-provoking tales with live soundtracking by his merry band of misfit music-makers, aka the Mountain Dew Code Red Terror Alert. …

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Roofless Records In-Store Wednesday

The good people at Roofless Records have been throwing shows all over Miami lately and this Wednesday they’re back at Sweat with three bands for three dollars.  Come out for Miami’s own Melted Sunglasses and hahahelp! with touring guests synth-punk trio Thunderhole from Massachusetts!  More about them after the jump, RSVP here and see you Wednesday night.


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Animal Tropical/John Hancock In-Store Tuesday + FREE EP!

It’s the first week of January and we’re already right on track with some great in-store events coming up!

This Tuesday, come to Sweat for live performances by ANIMAL TROPICAL + JOHN HANCOCK of ANR!

Animal Tropical are formerly the Down Home Southernaires and formerly Pygmy before that.  These sharply dressed and talented gentlemen’s most recent EP “Doom Years” is a store favorite and in our opinion one of the best releases this year, local or otherwise.  Read more below…  We’ve got the disc at Sweat for a fiver, but the band were generous enough to offer it for FREE through the Sweat site this week!  Click the link to download the excellent 6-track EP in high quality MP3s:

Download: Animal Tropical “Doom Years” EP

John Hancock is the voice, the guitar, sometimes the drums and the songwriting core of ANR.  His ever-expending solo material runs the gamut from experimental world pop beats to fuzzy American punk rock to soulful Prince-worthy ballads.  We don’t know precisely what he’ll play Tuesday, but we know it’ll be good.

No cover, starts at 8.30pm at Sweat – see you there!


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