Are You Going to Burning Man this Year?

Are you aware of how you come across to your friends and camp mates when it comes to Burning Man? This little video might give you some food for thought.

Aug 10, 2010

Slayer goes to Church. So Does Drum ‘n Bass

Slayer Mashup – Religious Zealots Jamming to Metal Music

Slayer vs. the lord – Who Says Religion and Rock and Roll Don’t Mix?

Heavy metal music and religious zealotry are not know for being passionate bedfellows. Until now!

Watch as exalted bible thumpers thump their heads to heavy metal music, featuring metal masters Slayer. Sure to make you smile and thank the lord! What’s that you say? It’s not possible. Watch this and reconsider….

Same Goes for Drum and Bass

Not to be out shined by the metalheads, Drums n Bass music seems to move the religious people just as much as it does DnB fans across the globe. Have a look:

DJ Lorin aka Bassnectar in L.A. (video from 12/28/08)

Bassnectar Ripping it Up in L.A.

What a killer show this was. I thought I’d post this video here as a reminder of the types of kick-ass music events that take place in L.A. Lorin always packs the house with some of the most gorgeous, fun-loving people on the planet. The L.A. underground is alive and well, even though this particular event was not really underground. It certainly gestated there!

Join Twan’s eMail List and Social Networks

I’ve recently discovered the usefulness of Twitter. I used to think it was silly, but at the Lightning in a Bottle music and arts festival, I found it to be very beneficial.

LIB had been constantly updating their Twitter feed, letting you know who was currently on what stage, and other up-to-the-minute happenings throughout the weekend event. Very useful indeed.

Follow Twan’s Twitter Feed(s)

Now you can follow me on Twitter, too. There are two options. Feel free to go for them both.

The first is mainly a companion to Twan’s email list and this blog:

“TwansList” Twitter Feed

http://twitter.com/twanslist

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The 2nd is geared toward my random thoughts and simulated brilliance:

“the_real_Twan” Twitter Feed

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5th Anniversary of “Plump”: June Bloom

Plump presents June Bloom
The 5 Year Anniversary Party!

L.A. Underground Party - Plump - Bloom - June 2010

*Ripe*Juicy*Electro*House*Breaks*Techno*
June 26th, 2010
9:30pm – 4:30am

Five Years? No Way!

Way. Five years of Plumpy goodness! From scrappy upstart to reliable haven of flavor…when exactly was the tipping point? Who cares! Here we are now, still doing what we do for you: rock the party like only we know how. For the Big Cinco, we welcome badasses Wolfie and Blue back to our stage, and get a first time appearance from West Side beatslingers Saadhu and Loomer!

The hugely popular lounge that Jacques the Ripper has been hosting will be back with a vengeance, sexier than before…if that’s possible. And guest curating in the gallery is Deb Vogt and Mike Russek, fresh off the amazing show they put together at Lightning in a Bottle. Plus expect some eclectic musical excursions and live music in the gallery.

For our anniversary we’ll have some special gifts and surprises for you. We couldn’t have lasted all these years without our amazing Plumpers! We’re lookin’ forward to seeing all you guys come out big in your flower outfits!

DJ Line Up: Big Room

Lounge w/Heargasm Productions

In the Art Gallery

Curator: Deb Vogt and Mike Russek, fresh off their LIB show (downtown L.A. @ dialect.com)

  • Eclectic music from:
  • Early Bird Circus (live)
  • Chaplin MXR (projectalma.org)

Featuring:

  • Elaborate Flower Decor
  • Crispy and bangin’ AlmaSound, EAW & QSC system.
  • Two Smoking & Chilling Terraces.
  • Lush Lounge area with sexy house and downtempo beats.
  • Full Bar, cash only.
  • Happy Hour until 10:30!
  • Parking in garage next door on Carondelet, $6, open 24/7.

Cover:
$15 before 10:30, $20 after
Looking for an Electric Daisy Carnivale afterparty? $10 after midnight w/wristband.
21+ only!

At our beautiful new location!
627 S. Carondelet St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

www.projectalma.org

Midsummer’s Night Flux – Temple of Flux – L.A. Benefit for a Burning Man Project

The L.A. Benefit for a Burning Man Project
Temple of Flux

Temple of Flux Burning Man Fundraiser 2010

First up: the link – this is VERY important! the link to purchase tickets! Midsummer’s Flux tix.

Tickets must be purchased online ahead of time, no buying at door due to LAPD!

A Midsummer Night’s Flux

Los Angeles Benefit
for the
Temple of Flux
@ Burning Man
Metropolis 2010

An evening of sensory delights for your eyes, ears, and whole self celebrating 10 years of the Burning Man temple….and this year’s Temple of Flux*

Saturday June 12th
Mission:Control

9 pm – 5 am
21+

DJs ::
Gravity [Pink Mammoth, SF]
The Loomer [Bass Ritual/Area 33]
Saadhu [Bass Ritual/Area 33]
Pyrotec [Conspiracy Lab Recordings]
Hyjynx [Ninja Skillz]
LU5H

Performers ::
William Close [Earth Harp/Drum jacket]
Nancy Elizabeth [Sword/belly dance]
Miss Alikat Rose [Burlesque]
Suzy LeeLo [Fire]

Live Painting ::
Jacqueline Stewart

There will be a silent auction for both displayed artwork as well as
art created LIVE during the event!

DONATE:
http://temple2010.org/wordpress/

Since 2000, the Temple has been a place for catharsis, remembrance, and rebirth, offering Burning Man participants a physical reminder to embrace change.

Drawing its inspiration from canyons carved over time by wind and water, the Temple of Flux rises from the desert floor as a series of graceful double-curved walls. Their wide, heavy bases taper as they ascend, leading the eye from a solid urban foundation to an increasingly fragmented upper edge as these long angles reach to the sky.

The Temple is a collaborative effort of three long-time community artists; Rebecca Anders, Jess Hobbs, and Peter Kimelman; along with numerous Burning Man communities and friends.

We have a huge range of experience and backgrounds, with one unifying vision: creating awe-inspiring, memorable art that emerges from the community and influences change.

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Please be quiet in the neighborhood, respect your surroundings, and do not post to lists.
Parking & venue information will be sent to you along with your donation receipt.
Drink tickets will be available for purchase online at the venue.

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