Category Archives: music

ON|REPEAT: Vancouver Sleep Clinic

Got this cover of Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home” by Vancouver Sleep Clinic & GXNXVS on repeat.

I’m a fan of the original, but this one? This one just soothes the soul so good. Perfect little weekend wind-down.


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ALL DAY|EVERY DAY: Dance in Yo Undies Music

Guys, this is pretty much me, in my room, right now:

Juuust dance-dancing with this new favorite “dance in yo undies” song on repeat.  It’s also my “dance while brushing yo teeth”, “dance while making yo morning coffee”, and “dance while driving…anywhere” jam. Haha.

Hey, it’s Friday, so you should probably celebrate by getting in on this too.  You know you want to.

…what rhymes with “hug me”?

via Moonrise Kingdom gif

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My buddy, DANakaDAN‘s been killing it with the music videos lately.  A fantastically entertaining little mix of humor, humility, old school jams, and geek pride – his latest video, LOSER, with Alexander Jung, had me feeling all kinds of nostalgic…and, damn proud of my nerd-status.  So, what I’m sayin is….check it out.

Also, while we’re talking afterschoolspecial…their video for Dreamers, an ah-mazing visual collaboration of YouTube latest & greatest – Ryan Higa, Cathy Nguyen, Aj Rafael, David Choi, Jennifer Chung, Dawen, Paul Dateh, Instant Noodles Crew, and Wong Fu Productions –  is pretty much my favorite.  It’s all about the epicness of 3:24.  And if the song sounds familiar, it’s because I use it as the opening credits for all my ResLo videos. Fun fact.  Enjoy!

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TONIGHT|Girl Fest SD Launch Party

Fellas, ladies…it’s Friday.

It’s Friday, the 13th. But, contrary to whatever superstitions you may have swirling in the backs of your heads…

good things ARE happening.

….like the OFFICIAL launch party of Girl Fest San Diego. Like what I did there?

Live music, an amazing art show by favorite local artist, Sarah Stieber (I featured her a while back HERE), moving spoken word artists, educational seminars, a self-defense workshop, and one tasty Thai food truck…ALL for FREE! And, ALL for an INCREDIBLE cause!!

Girl Fest San Diego is a non-profit whose mission is to prevent violence against women and girls. With music, art, spoken word, and educational seminars, they work to empower, inspire, and educate the community.

The official launch party is TONIGHT at ArtLab in Normal Heights, 7-11pm.

Free. All ages.

Click HERE for more info about the event.

Official website//



ALSO, I got to chat about the event with Nikole Ryan, Director of Girl Fest SD….

and get a sneak peek at where all the Girl Fest “magic” happens. Check it out!

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TONIGHT|GoGirls Music Fest

If you’re in the San Diego area, and you’re sitting at work, watching the clock tick-ticking away, dreaming of Friday freedom, wondering how to spend your rainy evening…

well, my friends, let me help you out!

GoGirls Music Fest at Queen Bee’s in North Park. TONIGHT!

Cozy up inside with good people, great live LOCAL music, raffles, door prizes…and all for an excellent cause, the Red Thread Movement, an organization raising money & awareness to end sexual slavery & trafficking. Girl Fest San Diego will also be there!

Here’s the line-up:

7:15-7:55 Roxy King (solo/acoustic)
•8:00-8:40 Sheila Sondergard (solo/acoustic)
•8:50-9:35 Roxy Blue & the Handful LAST SHOW FOR A YEAR! DON’T MISS OUT!
•9:50-10:35 Simple Mantra (band) LAST SHOW FOR 2011!
•10:50-11:35 Kitten with a Whip (band)

Done & done. Come check it out!

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Pretty much the cutest, warm-&-fuzzies-inducing thing I’ve seen in a while…

And also, there’s this one…sigh…

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