Lap-POP 2.0!

Much excitement! Last time was so much fun, we’re doing it again…

An APA Arts Night Inspired by Blogging

Presenting a night of performance & readings & photography from notable APA bloggers and artists. Lap-POP! will be an intersection between geekery, personal expression, and pop culture. Wifi a plenty. BYOG = Bring Your Own Geekery. (laptop,digital camera, camphones,etc etc)

Guest MC & Curator of Lap-POP! is Min Jung Kim
Visual/Showcase Artists – Curated by Courtney Patubo

Performing Artists:

Visual/Showcase Artists

Musical Performance:

180 Capp Street, 3rd Floor (@17th Street), San Francisco

Saturday, April 15th, 2006
Doors open at 7:30 PM
Performances start at 8:00 PM
Intermission at 9:00 PM
Entry: $7-$10 Sliding Scale


If you’re in the Bay Area, you have no excuse. Come and see us asian nerds be arty and stuff.

It's All About the Music

More music posts, heh.

Tonight is the Belle and Sebastian/New Pornographers show, looking forward to it, although I hear that the Concourse is kinda meh (acoustically flawed, poor visibility) for live shows, and eep, it’s sold out! I guess we’ll see how it goes, but with two great artists like them, and being in attendance with a few friends, it should be fun.

Friday is the Arab Strap/His Name is Alive show @Cafe du Nord, which is one of my favorite small venues (well, besides the times that it gets overcrowded cos it really *is* tiny, but maybe that’s why I like it, because of its intimacy).

Next week is Noise Poptoo many good bands to catch, not enough time! I’m hoping to catch glimpses of Every Move a Picture, Scissors For Lefty, Her Space Holiday, Citizens Here & Abroad, Thursday, Minus the Bear, The New Amsterdams, Jason Collett and of course, more… but, gah, there are conflicts!

Yay, scenesters. 😉

Man, I think I’m gonna know how Buzz and Willo felt at the end of SXSWm if I really do go to all these shows in the next week or two!

Bonus content, whee! These are my current favorite music podcasts:

Some good streams/online radio:

It's Got a Good Beat, and I Can Dance to It

Between Sets

I know, I’ve had music on my mind a lot lately, and I’ve been obsessing. I’m incredibly jealous of those at SXSW music this week, more so than SXSWi (don’t get me wrong, it looked like a blast, though!). I guess I’m living vicariously through Buzz’s photos of the event.

I recently went on a record store run with Ryan and had a lot of fun going through the racks with someone that lives in very similar musical worlds as I. We were able to make suggestions to each other and truthfully say that we would think the other would enjoy such and such an artist/album.

Last weekend, Robert and I traded a bunch of music files in the same spirit (puttin’ PodWorks to good use, hee). I’m in music heaven right now, to say the least.

So I thought I’d share some of my current musical obsessions… some are old, some are new, but these are the bands I’ve had in regular rotation as of late (I guess this is prolly also reflected in my profile for the most part, but hey, it’s worth posting):

Mostly the type of stuff that I’ve already expressed that I’ve had an affinity for before, more of the mellow stuff that I like to play during work or late at night when at home. Some of Arcade Fire’s and Air Miami’s stuff is a bit outside of that mold, but I never said I was that consistent, did I? 😉

Okay, back to working and my tunes.