Saturday, May 29

Show Alert: Mayer Hawthorne @ The Getty - 6/12/10

On June 12, 2010, Stones Throw Records soul protégé Mayer Hawthorne will be performing at the Getty Center, as part of this year's "Saturdays Off the 405" series. So drop by and enjoy the tunes, cocktails, art, and the sweet sounds of Mayer Hawthorne.

Wednesday, May 19

Mulatu Astatke: An Abbreviated Retrospective

Giant Step has an excellent piece on Ethiopian percussion/vibraphone king Mulatu Astatke. The article focuses on his everreaching influence, and includes mp3s and stream of tracks by Quantic, Nas & Damian Marley, and Oh No, among others. Enjoy!

Monday, May 3

Show Alert: Broken Social Scene @ Amoeba Records - 5/4/10

In addition to performing at the Henry Fonda tonight, Broken Social Scene are set to do a free in-store gig at Amoeba Records tomorrow, May 4, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. SSM thinks you should go!