Category Archives: Technology

Pondering The Future Of Automated Rock With The Men Who Make It Happen

I really enjoyed my trip to C2SV in San Jose a couple weeks ago. I got to watch amazing sets by the Lemonheads, Thee Oh Sees and the Stooges, check out the Dirty Ghosts, Talky Tinas and Curious Quail who … Continue reading

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C2SV Digital Music Panel

At the recent C2SV conference, we attended a panel on “Digital Music: Discovery, Curation, Recommendation.” It was moderated by Jon R. Luini, President/Owner, Chime Interactive and included Jello Biafra, Peter DiMaria, Senior Director of Product & Content Strategy, Gracenote, Count … Continue reading

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C2SV Day 2: Thee Oh Sees, Iggy and the Stooges, Fatso Jetson

Saturday was the big finale in the park with San Francisco lo-fi breakout artists Thee Oh Sees, headlined by winner of the Keith Richards “Yes I still rock the fuck out” award and crowd pleaser Iggy Pop with newer Stooges … Continue reading

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C2SV Day 1: Clawhammer and OFF!

Last weekend Silicon Valley techies threw a big party in San Jose including speakers, panels, and lots of great music, including plenty of our local talent. Friday things started off with a bang with only the second show by 90s … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Cleanup Plan For Arizona Power Plants

Dear LA Beat readers, Good News! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored its obligation to our national parks by issuing a final cleanup plan for three ’70s-era Arizona power plants that will better regulate some of the biggest park … Continue reading

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Marky Ramone to Become First Rock Star in Launching of Revolutionary New Memorabilia Technology

  “ We’ve finally entered the Twilight Zone” says Marky Ramone, the lone surviving member of the iconic Rock and Roll group The Ramones. “I’m so glad that somebody has drummed up this new idea. I’ve been signing autographs forever, but I never imagined such … Continue reading

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24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report Begins TONIGHT at 5 pm PST

Al Gore, Founder and Chairman, The Climate Reality Project Maggie L. Fox, President and CEO, The Climate Reality Project: “Dear Los Angeles Beat readers, We are pleased to invite you to join us this week when millions of people will … Continue reading

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Warren Miller’s ‘Flow State’ Coming to Theatres Soon

Victoria Simarano Director, Grassroots and Strategic Partnerships: Climate Reality: “Hi, LA Beat readers! Winter is almost here! But our planet is heating up … and our ski slopes and sledding hills need to be there for the next generation. Climate … Continue reading

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DNA Testing:Discover the Journey of YOU

DNA testing, and its uses thereof, have come a long way since its humble beginnings in the United Kingdom, where it was first used in forensic science to assist police detective work, and also to resolve paternity and immigration disputes. … Continue reading

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Fun with Necomimi Cat Ears

Necomimi from Neurowear are wearable cat ears that use sensors to move according to your current mood. Why would anyone want to wear them? Because they are weird, hilarious and incredibly fun. The ears rest on an adjustable headband that … Continue reading

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