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Artists Reinterpret '80s Videogames

Hailed by the LA Weekly as "Best Art Show," I Am 8-Bit returns to Los Angeles this summer, for its fourth annual exhibition.

The show was initially launched in April of 2005, when visual artists interpreted classic videogames like Mario, Sonic, and Pac-Man, and the event quickly mushroomed into one of L.A.'s largest collective art exhibitions.

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  • 07/17/2008

Peanut Butter Wolf Goes Crazy for Eight

Boredoms are holding their massive, 88-man-strong drum performance on 08/08/08, and in a similarly ambitious, though somewhat different vein, Stones Throw boss Peanut Butter Wolf will celebrate the month of August with his 888 tour of Los Angeles.

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  • 07/17/2008

Runnin' (Philippians RMX)

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  • 07/17/2008

Tomorrow

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  • 07/17/2008

The Faint Readies Gigantic Tour

After a split from their longtime home at Saddle Creek in May, along with an announcement that their latest album, Fasciinatiion would be released via their own blank.wav imprint, the five members of The Faint are gearing up to hit the road at the end of this month.

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  • 07/17/2008

Zune Launches Joy Division Content

We have to give props to Zune for being all over the map in many a tasteful way. This year alone has seen an exclusive track from Hot Chip, a contest hosted by Bun B and his Rap-A-Lot imprint, and films by the likes of Friends with You, Three Legged Legs, Santogold, and Chromeo.

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  • 07/17/2008

Nike Brings Boredoms' 88 Drummers

When Boredoms finished up their 77BoaDrum event last year, in which 77 drummers headed down to Brooklyn Bridge Park to perform an exclusive song by the Japanese noise-rock outfit, speculation pretty much began immediately afterward on what the band had in store for 2008.

The answer has finally come, in the form of 88BoaDrum. Yes, this means a new 88-minute song will be performed by, yup 88 drummers. Nike Sportswear will present not one, but two of these events, each to take place on August 8.

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  • 07/16/2008

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