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Tequila Mockingbird

About Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird has been a longtime fixture on the LA music scene. Her first band was "Trouble for Nora" with Mitch Mitchell of "The Jimi Hendrix Experience." She sings with Jeff Goldblum and you can catch her show Saturday nights at Canter's. She is also a promoter, actress, writer and inventor. Her company, Do Monkey Productions, booked the historical punk rock TV show, "New Wave Theater." She has been published in Buzzbin Magazine and has a regular column in Rock City News. Recently she has created Tequila Tattoo Cream and opened The Punk Rock Museum to bring old friends together for art, music , and culture. It is located at KGB studios and curates special events all over Los Angeles in Pop up form. The museum has also contributed art to Pershing Square and Tequila hopes to curate more events for the city that she loves. www.lapunkmuseum.com

The Public Image is Rotten: John Lydon’s Zoom Interview

A friend of mine from Canada sent me a text, “Are you going to the PiL Official Johnny Lydon talk on Zoom?” So I signed up for Lydon’s “Quarantine Party Only For The Headstrong,” which was being held to celebrate … Continue reading

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The Magic of Southern California’s Flowers

While the rest of the world experiences its external power struggles, let’s all take a minute to see the beautiful California flowers and imagine them dancing in the breeze. Earth is a planet of growing things. Trees, animals, plants and … Continue reading

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Last Fast Ride: The Life, Love, and Death of a Punk Goddess

Before the quarantines and cancellations, The Punk Archives at UCLA presented “Last Fast Ride: The Life, Love, and Death of a Punk Goddess,” as part of its ongoing series, DocTalks. The film chronicles the adventures of 90s Bay area punk … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Mad Circus: The Record

Nestled in the countryside deep in the heart of France, a musical revolution is growing. Mad Monsterz is not just musically bent; it is a cultural hub. It is a band, a community and a movement all in one. Mad Monsterz … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Outside the Kobe and Gigi Bryant Memorial, Over 300 Vendors and Two Jesus Freaks Screamed in Unison

It didn’t take long for The Memorial for Kobe and Gigi to become monetized. Birds gotta sing, and vendors gotta vend. Food trucks lined Figueroa while Kobe and Gigi candles, chocolates, keychains, buttons, T-shirts, prom dresses, cars,, scarves, and more … Continue reading

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‘Phantoms: The Rise of Deathrock from the LA Punk Scene’ Launched at Lethal Amounts

Last Saturday there was a launch party for “Phantoms: The Rise of Deathrock from the LA Punk Scene” at Lethal Amounts, followed by a party at the Monty Bar. Nervous Gender Reloaded, Gitane Demone Quartet, Fat and Fucked Up, Only … Continue reading

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Ozzy Osbourne Celebrates the Release of ‘Ordinary Man’ with a Party at the Rainbow and a Signing at Amoeba

Ordinary Man, Ozzy Osbourne’s latest album, is a carefully crafted love letter to his fans. It is a truly delicious recording and it leaves you wanting more Ozzy for years to come. Ozzy is not well right now and longs … Continue reading

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A Nod to Mod and Farewell to a Hero

Lovingly considerate, tough and fair; a loving son, father, friend, and husband, Dion Neutra’s was a life well-lived. His last words were, “Never give up.” Thus, we said goodbye to a real man at the memorial and presentation at the … Continue reading

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The Complete Robert Williams at The Last Bookstore

The signing of “Robert Williams: The Father of Exponential Imagination” on January 11, 2020, at The Last Bookstore, was packed. There was an art talk with one of our favorite folks, Mat Gleason, of Coagula Magazine, and the room was transformed … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jojo Rabbit

The second World War was a nasty business. It seemed like it became a bizarre game of “follow the leader” for adults. As portrayed in Oscar-nominated JoJo Rabbit, the Germans seem brain dead from sniffing explosives and gunpowder, each one … Continue reading

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