Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Sloppy Seconds Presents
A Night of Dubstep
Head down to the Mission District's favorite dive bar for a night of filthy dubstep madness, copious amounts of alcohol, and raffle giveaways.
LL Cool DJ
Hosted by IYOUBETA
El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, SF
9pm - 2am, $5, 21+
The UK foursome and current kings of indie rock Bloc Party are scheduled to head Stateside before long, following a hiatus the band took last fall due to drummer Matt Tong's lung collapsing. Tong appears to be fully recovered, and seeing as the band's initial tour buddies Panic!Read more »
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Watch "Paris Is On" at XLR8R's Video Section.
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Since their inception in Jamaica during the 1940s, soundsystems have become an integral part of music culture and instrumental in the birth of reggae, bringing music to the masses in a way dancehalls couldn't. JJ Stratford, assisted by David J. Weissberg, researches and photographs this tradition of homemade systems, available for viewing at Peepshow.
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